FBLA-ML COMPETITIVE EVENTS

The National Awards Program, also known as competitive events, recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. FBLA-Middle Level competitive events also prepare students for successful careers in business by providing opportunities to apply classroom concepts in a workforce-simulated competitive environment. 

Competitive Events Guidelines For 2021-22
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • New Event: Annual Chapter Activities Presentation will be a chapter event, with a presentation team of one to three members from the chapter.  The chapter will present an account of their activities from the close of the previous National Leadership Conference through the conclusion of the current State Leadership Conference.
  • New Event: Business Ethics will be an individual/team objective test event and a case study to be presented to judges.
  • New Event: Career Research will be an individual presentation event.  Members will conduct research on a career of their choice and present information related to the career.
  • New Event: Exploring Business Issues will be an individual or team presentation event, with teams of two to three members.  Members will receive a topic to research and present their findings during the presentation.
  • New Event: Exploring Economics will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: Exploring Technology will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: FBLA Concepts will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: FBLA Mission & Pledge will be an individual presentation event.  Members will recite and reflect on the FBLA mission and pledge.
  • New Event: Interpersonal Communication will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: Leadership will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: Learning Strategies will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: Marketing Mix Challenge will be an individual or team presentation event, with teams of two to three members.  Members will create a marketing plan for a product/service that includes integration of the five Ps of the marketing mix with promotional materials as part of the presentation.
  • New Event: Running an Effective Meeting will be an individual objective test event.
  • New Event: Video Game Challenge will be an individual or team demonstration event, with teams of two to three members.  Members will create a video game based on a published topic and will demonstrate the video game and its usability and functionality.
  • Modification: Business Math & Financial Literacy will now be named Financial Literacy and the business math concepts will be eliminated from the event.  The competencies and tasks will be rewritten to reflect the new intent of the event.  The event will remain an individual objective test.
  • Modification: Introduction to Computer Science & Coding will now be named Exploring Computer Science and the coding concepts will be eliminated from the event.  The competencies and tasks will be rewritten to reflect the new intent of the event.  The event will remain an individual objective test.
  • Modification: Multimedia & Website Development will now be an individual or team demonstration event, with teams of two to three members.  Additionally, the event will be modified to become a demonstration event where the project will be demonstrated directly to the judges to show its usability and functionality.  The project will no longer be prejudged, and the objective test will be eliminated.
  • Name Change: Community Service Project will be renamed Community Service Presentation.
  • Procedural Change:  Each state will be allowed to submit two entries for each FBLA-Middle Level competitive event

RESOURCES

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