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STAR EVENTS:

Advocacy
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and ability to actively identify a local, state, national, or global concern, research the topic, identify a target audience and potential partnerships, form an action plan, and advocate for the issue in an effort to positively affect a policy or law.

Applied Math for Culinary Management
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences skills to demonstrate the application of mathematical concepts in the culinary arts industry.

Career Investigation
An individual event - recognizes participants for their ability to perform self-assessments, research and explore a career, set career goals, create a plan for achieving goals, and describe the relationship of Family and Consumer Sciences coursework to the selected career.

Chapter in Review Display and Portfolio
A team event - recognizes chapters that develop and implement a well-balanced program of work and promote FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations and skills to the community.

Chapter Service Project Display and Portfolio
A team event - recognizes chapters that develop and implement an in-depth service project that makes a worthwhile contribution to families, schools, and communities. Students must use Family and Consumer Sciences content and skills to address and take action on a community need.

CulinaryArts
A team event - recognizes participants enrolled in occupational culinary arts/food service training programs for their ability to work as members of a team to produce a quality meal using industrial culinary arts/food service techniques and equipment.

Early Childhood Education
An individual event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their ability to use knowledge and skills gained from their enrollment in an occupational early childhood program.

Entrepreneurship
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who develop a plan for a small business using Family and Consumer Sciences skills and sound business practices. The business must relate to an area of Family and Consumer Sciences education or related occupations.

Environmental Ambassador
An individual or team event - recognizes participants that address environmental issues that adversely impact human health and well-being and who actively empower others to get involved.

Fashion Construction
An individual event- recognizes participants who apply fashion construction skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to create a display using samples of their skills.

Fashion Design
An individual event - recognizes participants who apply fashion design skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to design and market clothing styles.

Focus On Children
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences skills to plan and conduct a child development project that has a positive impact on children and the community.

Food Innovations
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of food product development by creating an original prototype formula, testing the product through focus groups, and developing a marketing strategy.

Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge of the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries and ability to translate their knowledge into a hypothetical or real business. Project must relate to culinary, lodging, recreation, tourism, or event coordination.

Illustrated Talk
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who make an oral presentation about issues concerning Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations. Participants use visuals to illustrate content of the presentation.

Interior Design
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who apply interior design skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to design interiors that meet the living space needs of clients.

Interpersonal Communications
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations skills and apply communication techniques to develop a project designed to strengthen communication.

Job Interview
An individual event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations skills to develop a portfolio, participate in an interview, and communicate a personal understanding of job requirements.

Leadership
An individual event, recognizes participants who actively evaluate and grow in their leadership potential. Participants use the Student Leadership Challenge and supporting materials, to investigate their leadership ability and develop a mentorship relationship to further their leadership development.

Life Event Planning
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who apply skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to manage the costs of an event.

National Programs In Action
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who explain how the FCCLA Planning Process was used to implement a national program project.

Nutrition and Wellness
An individual event, recognizes participants who track food intake and physical activity for themselves, their family, or a community group and determine goals and strategies for improving their overall health.

Parliamentary Procedure
A team event - recognizes chapters that develop a working knowledge of parliamentary law and the ability to conduct an FCCLA business meeting.

Promote and Publicize FCCLA
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use communications skills and techniques to educate their schools and communities about FCCLA with the intention of growing chapters and strengthening FACS and FCCLA programs.

Recycle and Redesign
An individual event - recognizes participants who select a used fashion or home apparel item to recycle into a new product.

Sports Nutrition
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences skills to plan and develop an individualized nutritional plan to meet the needs of a competitive student athletic in a specific sport.

Teach and Train
An individual event - recognizes participants for their exploration of the education and training fields through research and hands-on experience.

ONLINE STAR EVENTS:

FCCLA Chapter Website
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who use a chapter website to educate, inform, and involve members and the general public about the importance of the family and consumer sciences program and the FCCLA chapter.

Digital Stories For Change
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities to actively identify an issue concerning families, careers, or communities; research the topic; and develop a digital story to advocate for positive change.

No Kid Hungry National Outreach Project
A team event, recognizes chapters that participate in the “No Kid Hungry” Share our Strength National Outreach Project. Participants will use Family and Consumer Sciences content and skills to address ending childhood hunger through service learning, education/awareness, and fundraising.

 

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