FBLA has five aspects
- Social – We get to know each other and have lots of fun!
- Professional Development– We learn new things about business, attend conferences, and work on job skills.
- Community Service – We give back something to the community that has given us so much.
- Fundraising- We raise money needed to support the local chapter's needs.
- Public Relations- We get the word out about your local chapter.
- Develop competent, aggressive business leadership.
- Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work.
- Create more interest in and understanding of the American business enterprise.
- Encourage members in development of individual projects which contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community.
- Develop character, prepare for useful citizenship, and foster patriotism.
- Encourage and practice efficient money management.
- Encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty.
- Assist students in establishment of occupational goals.
- Facilitate the transition from school to work.
Competitive Events: The FBLA-PBL National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related topics. At the State Leadership Conferences, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Competitors that place in the top four at the State Leadership Conference are then elgible to compete for national awards at the National Leadership Conference each summer. At both the SLC and NLC, events are sponsored giving competitors a chance to earn monetary rewards for all of their hard work in preparation. If you need study tips, general knowledge, or help with your event go click here. This website was created courtesy of Jack Novak to help us out!
The competitive events are listed below. To find all the guidelines for each event please click here.
* means that the event is only awarded at the National Conference only.
|3-D Animation||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|Accounting I||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Accounting II||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|American Enterprise Project||9-12||Chapter||Prejudged Reports & Presentation|
|Banking & Financial Systems||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Broadcast Journalism||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation with Equipment|
|Business Calculations||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Business Communication||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Business Ethics||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation without Equipment|
|Business Financial Plan||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Reports & Presentation|
|Business Law||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Business Plan||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Reports & Presentation|
|Client Service||9-12||Individual||Presentation without Equipment|
|Coding & Programming||9-12||Individual||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|Community Service Project||9-12||Chapter||Prejudged Reports & Presentation|
|Computer Applications||9-12||Individual||Production & Objective Test|
|Computer Game & Simulation Programming||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|Computer Problem Solving||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Cyber Security||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Database Design & Application||9-12||Individual||Production & Objective Test|
|Digital Video Production||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|E-business||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|Electronic Career Portfolio||9-12||Individual||Presentation with Equipment|
|Emerging Business Issues||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation without Equipment|
|Entrepreneurship||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Future Business Leader||9-12||Individual||Interview|
|Global Business||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Graphic Design||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation with Equipment|
|Health Care Administration||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Help Desk||9-12||Individual||Objective Test & Role Play|
|Hospitality Management||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Insurance & Risk Management||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Business||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Business Communication||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Business Presentation||9-10||Individual, Team||Presentation with Equipment|
|Introduction to Business Procedures||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to FBLA||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Financial Math||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Information Technology||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure||9-10||Individual||Objective Test|
|Introduction to Public Speaking||9-10||Individual||Speech|
|Local Chapter Annual Business Report||9-12||Chapter||Prejudged Report|
|Management Decision Making||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Management Information Systems||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Marketing||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Mobile Application Development||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|Network Design||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Networking Concepts||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Organizational Leadership||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Parliamentary Procedure||9-12||Team||Objective Test & Role Play|
|Partnership with Business Project||9-12||Chapter||Prejudged Reports & Presentation|
|Personal Finance||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Public Service Announcement||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation with Equipment|
|Publication Design||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation with Equipment|
|Sales Presentation||9-12||Individual||Presentation with Equipment|
|Securities & Investments||9-12||Individual||Objective Test|
|Social Media Campaign||9-12||Individual, Team||Presentation with Equipment|
|Sports & Entertainment Management||9-12||Individual, Team||Collaborative Objective Test & Team Performance (Role Play)|
|Spreadsheet Applications||9-12||Individual||Production & Objective Test|
|Virtual Business Finance Challenge*||9-12||Individual, Team||Team Performance|
|Virtual Business Management Challenge*||9-12||Individual, Team||Team Performance|
|Website Design||9-12||Individual, Team||Prejudged Projects & Presentation|
|Word Processing||9-12||Individual||Production & Objective Test|