Programs » Competitive Events
Involvement in FCCLA's Competitive Events programs offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life necessary in families, communities, and workplaces. Members can demonstrate family and consumer sciences skills, career skills, and interpersonal skills through the following competitive events:
Congratulations to the Skill Demonstration Events Finalists from the 2013 National Cluster Meetings!
Competitive Events Guide and Related Resources
2013-2014 Competitive Events Guide (corrected) (version posted 10/15/13 with corrected pages)
Corrections to the 2013-14 Competitive Events Guide (posted 9/27/13)
FCCLA Contests allow students to use creativity to express their FCCLA spirit. When available, contests are announced on the FCCLA national website.
The Family and Consumer Sciences Knowledge Bowl is a three-level, team competition that challenges students' knowledge of all aspects of Family and Consumer Sciences.
The Skill Demonstration Events provide opportunities for members to demonstrate college and career-ready skills in family and consumer sciences and related occupations.
STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) recognize members for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. STAR Events offer individual skill development and application of learning through the following activities—
Competitive Events Advisory Team
FCCLA's Competitive Events program continues to improve, innovate and grow thanks to the many suggestions from advisers, members, and state associations. Members of the Competitive Events Advisory Team (CEAT), Culinary Arts Advisory Council, and the NASAFACS STAR Events Task Force provide guidance to the program. State advisers, chapter advisers and members interested in serving on CEAT are encouraged to complete a CEAT nomination form.
This document crosswalks each STAR Event and Skill Demonstration Event to the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences, Common Career Technical Core Career Ready Practices, Career Clusters, 21st Century Skills, and the FCCLA National Programs.