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Competitive Events Program

The Competitive Events Program exemplifies the range of activities and focus of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. These events are based on projects developed from the goals of FBLA-PBL and the curricula of business education programs.

The official guidelines for all competitive events are found in the Pennsylvania FBLA Competitive Events Guidelines published in October 2021.  If there is a discrepancy between the information found below and the information in the Guidelines, the information in the Guidelines is to be considered the “official” set of rules.

You may also print the complete PA FBLA competitive event guidelines by clicking on the event name. The file will be in PDF format, and Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view and print the file.

Overview of competitive events changes as has been announced by National FBLA:
click the link above for additional information
01.  New Event:  Data Analysis (individual or team presentation event utilizing equipment/must utilize announced topic)
02.  New Event:  UX Design (individual objective test)
03.  New Event:  Human Resource Management (individual objective test)
04.  Modification:  Business Ethics (event will now include an objective test, case study topic, one-page executive summary submission, and presentation to judges)
05.  Modification:  Coding & Programming (changed to individual or team event of 2-3 members)
06.  Modification:  E-business (becomes focused on e-commerce piece; will include topic requirements related to conducted e-commerce)
07.  Name Change: Introduction to Business Concepts (formerly known as Introduction to Business)
08.  Name Change: Business Management (formerly known as Management Decision Making)
09.  Retired Events:  the following will no longer be considered part of the official competitive events program:  (1) LifeSmarts, (2) Virtual Business Challenge Finance, (3) Virtual Business Challenge Management (the events will still exist as a separate category of programs)

Click here for a complete list of topics for those events which are identified as needing a topic. (updated 09.19.21)


Supporting/Promotional Documents


01.  Competitive Events Brochure
02.  Choosing Your Competitive Event Interactive PPT
03.  Objective Test Competency/Task Lists

04.  Region Leadership Conference (RLC) Competitive Events Planning Guide
05.  PA FBLA Fact Sheet
06.  Format Guide
07.  Tiebreaker Guidelines
08.  Who Qualifies for the State Leadership Conference (SLC)? Attendance Guidelines
09.  RLC Event Sign-up Sheet


Region Education Series


RLC Education #00:  Introduction to Region Series/Important Dates
RLC Education #01:  What is a PA FBLA Region?
RLC Education #02:  The Competitive Events Big Picture
RLC Education #03:  What are the Competitive Events (individual)?
RLC Education #04:  What are the Competitive Events (team or possibly individual)?
RLC Education #05:  What are the Competitive Events (school-site)?
RLC Education #06:  What are the Competitive Events (performance)?
RLC Education #07:  What are the Competitive Events (state-only)?
RLC Education #08:  Competitive Events Resources
RLC Education #09:  RLC Registration Opens November 08 — How Do I Register?
RLC Education #10:  Taking a Sample Online Test
RLC Education #11:  What are the National-only Competitive Events?


Event Descriptions and Guidelines
Complete Competitive Events Handbook (PDF)


3D Animation (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Step-by-step illustration of uploading videos to YouTube.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Accounting I (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Participants must not have had more than two (2) semesters or one (1) semester equivalent to a full year in block scheduling in high school accounting instruction.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Accounting II (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: More than one year of accounting or its equivalent.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Advertising (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Agribusiness (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


American Enterprise Project (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
RestrictionsState-only chapter event; maximum of one entry per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter.  Deadline:  February 13, 2022:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 13, 2022, deadline via Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than March 1, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Click here for the online State Leadership Conference Event Entry Form.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Banking & Financial Systems (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals/teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Broadcast Journalism (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions: Maximum of two entries per chapter; each entry may be an individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals/teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Calculations (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Communications (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Ethics (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region level, each team will be given an opportunity to present a 7-minute response to the ethical dilemma.  At the state level, all participating teams will be divided as equally as possible into groups in a preliminary round to present a 7-minute response to the ethical dilemma, and an equal number from each group will advance to a final round.  No objective tests will be administered in this event.  Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions: May be an individual OR a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals/teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Financial Plan (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Law (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leader ship Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Management (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
***Name Change*** (formerly known as Management Decision Making)

At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created.

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Business Plan (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm

Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. TMust submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Client Service (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region and state conference, the participants will participate in an interactive simulation.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Coding & Programming (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Community Service Project (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
RestrictionsState-only chapter event; maximum of one entry per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter.  Deadline:  February 13, 2022:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 13, 2022, deadline via Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than March 1, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Computer Applications (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
There are two parts to this event:  a one-hour production test AND a one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.  Click here to get the  Format Guide necessary for this event.

Objective/Production Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created.

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Computer Game & Simulation Programming (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Computer Problem Solving (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Cyber Security (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Data Analysis (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
***New Event***

Ethical decision making is essential in the business world and the workplace. This team event recognizes FBLA members who demonstrate the ability to present solutions to ethical situations encountered in the business world and the workplace.

At the region level, each team will be given an opportunity to present a 7-minute response to the ethical dilemma.  At the state level, all participating teams will be divided as equally as possible into groups in a preliminary round to present a 7-minute response to the ethical dilemma, and an equal number from each group will advance to a final round.  No objective tests will be administered in this event.  Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Top 10 scoring entries will participate in oral presentation of project at the SLC.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Database Design & Applications (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
There are two parts to this event:  a one-hour production test AND a one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective/Production Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Digital Video Production (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Step-by-step illustration of uploading videos to YouTube.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


E-Business (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Economics (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Electronic Career Portfolio (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm

Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Entrepreneurship (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Future Business Leader (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region level, a one-hour online objective test and an interview will be administered.  At the state level, all participants will be administered a one-hour online objective test, and all participants will be scheduled for an interview in a preliminary round.  The top 10 participants will be given an interview in a final round.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference; must submit materials via the Blue Panda system to the PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 6 deadline.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Graphic Design (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals or teams of 2-3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Health Care Administration (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Help Desk (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour online objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour online objective test will be administered, and the top 10 participants will participate in an interactive simulation.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Hospitality & Event Management (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Human Resource Management (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
***New Event***

A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Impromptu Speaking (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region level, each participant will be given an opportunity to present a 4-minute speech.  At the state level, all participants will be divided as equally as possible into groups in a preliminary round to present a 4-minute speech, and an equal number from each group will advance to a final round.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Insurance & Risk Management (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


International Business (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Business Concepts (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
***Name Change*** (formerly known as Introduction to Business)

A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Business Communication (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Business Presentation (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions:  Grades 9-10 only; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual or team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place teams advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Business Procedures (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Event Planning (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions:  Grades 9-10 only; individual OR team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to FBLA (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Financial Math (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Information Technology (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Public Speaking (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region level, each participant will be given an opportunity to present a 4-minute speech.  At the state level, all participants will be divided as equally as possible into groups in a preliminary round to present a 4-minute speech, and the top four from each group will advance to a final round.

Restrictions: Grades 9-10 only.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Introduction to Social Media Strategy (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions:  Grades 9-10 only; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual or team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place teams advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Job Interview (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region level, each participant will be given an interview.  At the state level, all participants will be divided as equally as possible into three groups in a preliminary round for interviews, and an equal number from each group will advance to a final round.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference; must submit materials via the Blue Panda system to the PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 6 deadline.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Journalism (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Local Chapter Annual Business Report (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
RestrictionsState-only chapter event; maximum of one entry per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter.  Deadline:  February 13, 2022:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 13, 2022, deadline via Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than March 1, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Management Information Systems (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Marketing (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Mobile Application Development (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Network Design (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Networking Infrastructures (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Organizational Leadership (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 award winners are NLC eligible

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Parliamentary Procedure (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and a maximum of 15 teams will be invited participate in an oral presentation based on a case study. Test scores of all team members will be averaged to determine a team score.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: Must be a team of 4-5 members; two members may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 teams per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Partnership with Business (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
RestrictionsState-only chapter event; maximum of one entry per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter.  Deadline:  February 13, 2022:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 13, 2022, deadline via Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than March 1, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Personal Finance (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Political Science (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Public Service Announcement (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than March 1, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Step-by-step illustration of uploading videos to YouTube.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Public Speaking (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region level, each participant will be given an opportunity to present a 5-minute speech.  At the state level, all participants will be divided as equally as possible into three groups in a preliminary round to present a 5-minute speech, and an equal number from each group will advance to a final round.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Publication Design (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: Maximum of two entries per chapter; individual or team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Sales Presentation (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Restrictions:  Maximum of two entries per chapter; individual or team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).

Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place teams advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Securities & Investments (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Social Media Strategies (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

Restrictions:  Maximum of two entries per chapter; individual or team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 2 individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place teams advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Sports & Entertainment Management (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
At the region conference, a online one-hour objective test will be administered.  At the state conference, a one-hour objective test will be administered, and the top 10 teams will participate in an oral presentation based on a case study.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: May be an individual or a team of 2-3 members; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: Three individuals or teams.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Spreadsheet Applications (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
There are two parts to this event:  a one-hour production test AND a one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective/Production Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Supply Chain Management (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


UX Design (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
***New Event***
A one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Restrictions: None
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place RLC winners advance to the state conference
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Who’s Who in FBLA (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
This award honors FBLA members who have made outstanding contributions to the Association at the local, state, and/or national levels.  In order to be considered, the member must have completed the “Future” level of the Business Achievement Awards before submission of the Who’s Who application.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Any chapter may submit up to three nominees who are seniors; must be submitted to the PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 21 deadline.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 1 SLC award winner is NLC eligible.


Website Design (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
Click here for this year’s topic.

RestrictionsState-only event; maximum of two entries per chapter; individual OR team of 2-3 members per chapter; one member may repeat (check guidelines for restrictions on who may repeat).  Deadline:  December 15, 2021:  no later than 11:59 pm
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15 deadline via the Blue Panda system. Must submit materials to PA FBLA Executive Director by the published December 15. deadline via the Blue Panda system. A maximum of 15 scoring entries will be invited to participate in an oral presentation of project at the SLC.  Finalists will be announced no later than January 22, 2022.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


William H. Selden Outstanding Chapter (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
This is a Pennsylvania FBLA state event only and is designed to recognize FBLA chapters who truly deserve recognition for developing and planning a program of work which meets the goals of FBLA.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: None (not a region event).
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: Any chapter may submit entries for the state conference; must submit all materials to the PA FBLA Executive Director by the published February 21 deadline.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  No winners are eligible.


Word Processing (updates to printed guidelines in progress)
There are two parts to this event:  a one-hour production test AND a one-hour online objective test will be administered at the region and state levels.

Objective/Production Test Competencies/Detailed Tasks Document
review this document to understand the criteria by which the test was created

Click here to get the  Format Guide necessary for this event.

Restrictions: None.
Region Leadership Conference Eligibility: 3 members per chapter.
State Leadership Conference Eligibility: 1st and 2nd place RLC winners advance to the state conference.
National Leadership Conference Eligibility:  The top 4 SLC award winners are NLC eligible.

Sample Preparation Materials:
National Office Suggested Preparation Materials/Videos/Sample Tests/Reports for This Event:
coming soon/being revised by National FBLA


Recognition Programs


(click the following links for information on the recognition programs available through Pennsylvania FBLA that are outside the competitive events program)
01.  Business Partnership of the Year (updated 10.19.20)

———->Business Partnership of the Year Online Entry Form
02.  Business Person of the Year (updated 10.19.20)
———->Business Person of the Year Online Entry Form
03.  Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit (updated 10.19.20)
———->2020-21 Outstanding Chapter Criteria
———->2020-21 Outstanding Chapter Online Submission Forms
04.  Largest Local Chapter Membership (updated 10.19.20) (automatically determined by the state office)
05.  Largest Percentage Increase in Local Chapter Membership (updated 10.19.20) (automatically determined by the state office)
06.  Local Market Share Award (updated 10.19.20)
———->click here for the state entry form (this is an online form)
———->click here for the national entry form (this is an online form)
07.  Outstanding Adviser Award (updated 10.19.20)
———->2020-21 Outstanding Adviser Criteria
08.  Keystone Leadership Award
———->2020-21 Keystone Leadership Award Online Event Entry Form
09.  Big 33 Community Service Program
———->2020-21 Big 33 Community Service Award Online Submission Form
10.  National Business Honor Society–PA FBLA Chapter
11.  National Business Achievement Awards
———->Advisers, follow the instructions at the BAA site (link above) to register students.
12.  National Community Service Awards
———->Advisers, follow the instructions at the CSA site (link above) to register students.
13.  National Super Sweeps Awards
———->Super Sweeps Submission Form (not available as of 08.17.20)
14.  National Non-stop November Awards
———->Non-stop November Submission Form (not available as of 08.17.20)
15.  National Action Awareness Awards
———->Action Awareness Submission Site (not available as of 08.17.20)
16.  National Outstanding Chapter Recognition (not available as of 08.17.20)
17.  William Selden Scholarships
———->2020-21 Who’s Who Criteria (complete)

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