• August 2021

    Aug 1

    • Membership Affiliation Opens
    • Membership Madness Begins
  • September 2021

    SEPT 15 - OCT 15

    • FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Team Smarts Quiz

    SepT 30

    • Membership Madness Toolkit Application Deadline
  • October 2021

    Oct 1

    • National Consultant Team (NCT) Application Deadline
    • Adviser Academy Application Deadline

    OCT 4

    • Skill Demonstration Events Registration Deadline

    Oct 6

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges (Personal Finance and Fashion) registration begins

    OCT 7

    • Capitol Leadership and NFC regular registration rate ends at 5:00 PM ET. Late registration is in effect at 5:01 PM ET
    • Capitol Leadership and NFC cancellation/substitution deadline
    • Capitol Leadership and NFC housing reservations deadline

    OCT 16

    • Top 40 FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl teams announced

    OCT 18-22

    • Skill Demonstration Challenge Event Testing

    OCT 19

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges -  Round 1 begins

    OCT 21

    • Capitol Leadership and NFC registration payment deadline

    OCT 22

    • Adviser Academy Registration Deadline
  • November 2021

    Nov 1

    • Fall Affiliation Deadline
    • Top 40 FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Qualified Teams Registration 

    NOV 4-5

    • Capitol Leadership, Washington, D.C.

    NOV 5-7

    • National Fall Conference, Washington, D.C.

    Nov 9 - 13

    • Skill Demonstration Event Evaluation Period

    Nov 12

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges Round 1 Ends

    Nov 16 - 20

    • FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Team Interviews
  • December 2021

    DEC 15

    • Chapter Adviser Summit regular registration rate ends at 5:00 PM ET
    • Chapter Adviser Summit cancellation/substitution deadline
    • Chapter Adviser Summit housing reservation deadline
    • Chapter Adviser Summit payment deadline

    TBD

    • Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Reports Due, Contest Ends
  • January 2022

    JAN 13-15

    • Chapter Adviser Summit, San Diego, CA

    Jan 15

    • 2021 Summer Intern Applications Due
  • February 2022

    Feb 1

    • Affiliation and Registration Deadline for Online STAR Events - Preliminary Round
    • Master Adviser and Adviser Mentor Applications due to State Adviser
    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges Round 2 begins

    FEB 11

    • First Lead4Change Challenge Deadline

    Feb 14-18

    • National FCCLA Week
      • Feb 14 - Make Members Count
      • Feb 15 - Make Service Count
      • Feb 16 - Make Educators Count
      • Feb 17 - Make Skills Count
      • Feb 18 - Make FCCLA Count

    Feb 25

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges - Round 2 ends
  • March 2022

    Mar 1

    • National School Administrator Award Nominations Due to State Advisers
    • All Program Award Applications Due
    • Scholarship Applications Due
      • FCCLA Memorial Scholarship
      • National Technical Honor Society
      • Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
    • Safe Rides - Save Lives PSA Contest Entries Due

    MAR 22 - 26

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenge Championship Round

    MAR 26

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenge Personal Finance Round 2 Edits

    MAR 1 - 31

    • National FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Qualifiers and Alternates Online TeamSmarts Quiz
  • April 2022

    Apr 1

    • Recognition Awards Application Deadline
      • Alumni Achievement
      • National Distinguished Service
      • National Honorary Member
      • National School Administrator
      • State Adviser of the Year
      • Adviser Mentor
      • Master Adviser
      • Spirit of Advising
      • Chapter Public Relations
    • National Consultant Team (NCT) Application Deadline
    • Go for the Red Individual and Chapter Award Applications Due
    • National STAR Events Volunteer Awards Application Due
    • National Officer Candidate Intent to Run Form Deadline Extension Request Deadline

    APR 15

    • National Officer Candidate Intent to Run Form

    TBD

    • NLC Fashion Show Application Deadline
  • May 2022

    May 1

    • FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Championship Registration Due
    • Newcomers Scholarship for National Leadership Conference Due

    May 3

    • National Officer Candidate Application Due
    • Nominating Committee Form Due

    MAY 4

    • National Leadership Conference Special Assistance Request Due
    • National Leadership Conference Early Bird and STAR Events Registration Deadline (Note: Those with State Meetings taking place on/after April 25 have an automatic extension until May 8.)

    May 10-21

    • STAR Events Online Testing Window for Culinary Math Management and Parliamentary Procedure participants

    MAY 13

    • 2nd Lead4Change Challenge Deadline

    May 18

    • National Leadership Conference Early Bird and STAR Events Registration Deadline (States with Competitions on/after April 25)

    May 31

    • Competition Events Advisory Team Nominations Due
    • Final Affiliation Deadline
    • National STAR Events Affiliation Deadline
  • June 2022

    Jun 1

    • Last Day for STAR Events Substitutions
    • National Leadership Conference Regular Registration Ends
    • National Leadership Conference Name Change/Substitution/Cancellation Deadline
    • National Leadership Conference Housing Deadline

    Jun 2

    • National STAR Events Registration Added Late Fee of $200 Per Team Begins

    Jun 15

    • National Leadership Conference Full Payment Due

    JUN 29 - JUL 3

    • National Leadership Conference, San Diego, CA
  • July 2022

    Jun 29 - JUL 3

    • National Leadership Conference, San Diego, CA

Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.