Skill Demonstration Events

These events provide opportunities for members to demonstrate college and career-ready skills in Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations. These competitions take place at National Cluster Meetings. To obtain the event guidelines and policies, download the 2018-2019 Competitive Events Guide, located in the FCCLA Portal.


Skill Demonstration Event Challenge Events - Testing Instructions
and Verification Form

All students registered to compete in one of the Skill Demonstration Event Challenge Tests will test online, October 22-26, 2018. For more information, please see the testing instructions document.

 

  • Consumer Math Challenge, an individual event, is an applied academic math test which allows participants to complete everyday consumer challenges related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including personal finance and consumer education concepts. Event Categories – Junior, Senior and Occupational
  • Culinary Math Challenge, an individual event, is an applied academic math test which allows participants to solve common culinary arts problems using math skills including measurements, fractions, decimals, conversions, yield percents and costs. Event Categories – Senior and Occupational
  • Early Childhood Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skill test which allows participants to complete challenges related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including child development and early childhood education concepts. Event Categories – Junior, Senior and Occupational
  • Fashion Construction and Design Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skill test which allows participants to demonstrate their knowledge of fashion construction and design subject matter, including vocabulary, elements and principals of design, and textile knowledge. – Senior and Occupational
  • FCCLA Knowledge Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skill test which allows participants to demonstrate their knowledge of FCCLA’s programs, activities, leadership, and chapter management. Event Categories – Junior, Senior and Occupational
  • Interior Design Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skill test which allows participants to demonstration their knowledge of interior design concepts, including elements and principals of design, color and light, materials and finishes, and residential and commercial design. Event Categories – Senior and Occupational
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skills challenge which allows participants to complete questions related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including hospitality, tourism and recreation content. Event Categories – Senior and Occupational
  • Nutrition Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skill test which allows participants to complete challenges related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including nutrition, wellness, and health concepts. Event Categories – Junior, Senior and Occupational
  • Science in FCS Challenge, an individual event, is a knowledge and skills test which allows participants to complete challenges related to Family and consumer Sciences subject matter, including science and technology concepts related to food, health and textile sciences. Event Categories – Junior, Senior and Occupational
  • Culinary Food Art, an individual event, will showcase the best of participants' creative and artistic skills in utilizing an assortment of fruits and vegetables to design and create an interesting food art item.
  • Culinary Knife Skills , an individual event, will showcase the best of participants' knife skills. Participants will produce six uniform pieces for each knife cut meeting industry standards and demonstrate proper safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Fashion Sketch , an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to design and sketch a croquis based upon a provided design scenario. THIS EVENT WILL BE OFFERED AGAIN IN FALL, 2019
  • FCCLA Creed Speaking and Interpretation , an individual event, recognizes first-year members (through grade 9) for their ability to recite the FCCLA creed and interpret it within the context of their personal philosophy. This event provides an opportunity for members to gain self-confidence in public speaking while learning the values and philosophy expressed by the organization in which they hold membership. THIS EVENT WILL BE OFFERED AGAIN IN FALL, 2019
  • Impromptu Speaking, an individual event, recognizes participants for their ability to address a topic relating to FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences without prior preparation. The ability to express one's thoughts in an impromptu situation while maintaining poise, self-confidence, logical organization of point, and conversational speaking are important assets in family, career and community situations.
  • Interior Design Sketch, an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to problem solve, design, and sketch an interior design space using the provided interior design scenario.
  • Interviewing Skills, an individual event, an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to prepare employment materials and utilize job interviewing skills for an entry level position in an area of Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations utilizing Family and Consumer Sciences knowledge and skills. This event provides an opportunity for members to gain self-confidence and demonstrate job seeking skills.
  • Speak Out for FCCLA , an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to utilize marketing and public speaking skills to promote Family and Consumer Sciences and FCCLA membership through participation in the FCCLA national program Power of One unit, "Speak Out for FCCLA".
  • #TeachFCS, an individual event, will showcase participants’ marketing and public relations skills to plan and implement a week-long public relations project to encourage teaching Family and Consumer Sciences Education as a potential career choice. A minimum of 3 promotional activities must be planned and implemented prior to competition.
  • Technology in Teaching, an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to select and critically evaluate an application (app) for use as part of a class offered in the Family and Consumer Sciences program. THIS EVENT WILL BE OFFERED AGAIN IN FALL, 2019
  • Toys That Teach , an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to design, build, and demonstrate an original homemade toy which provides learning and play for either an individual child or a small group of children. The toy is to be constructed of common, everyday household items, meet safety guidelines, and be easy to carry and use.

 

 

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