• August 2020

    Aug 1

    • Membership Affiliation Opens
    • Membership Madness Begins

    Aug 5

    • Taking Down Tobacco Fall Contest Begins
  • September 2020

    SEPT 15 - OCT 15

    • FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Team Smarts Quiz

    SepT 25

    • Membership Madness Toolkit Application Deadline
  • October 2020

    Oct 1

    • National Consultant Team (NCT) Application Deadline

    Oct 6

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

    OCT 16

    • Top 40 FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl teams announced

    OCT 20

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

    OCT 26

    • Skill Demonstration Event and FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (Top 40 teams) registration due
  • November 2020

    Nov 1

    • Fall Affiliation Deadline

    Nov 2 - 6

    • Skill Demonstration Challenge Event Testing

    Nov 6

    • Deadline for Top 40 FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl teams to sign up for Zoom Interviews

    Nov 9 - 13

    • Skill Demonstration Event Evaluation Period

    Nov 13

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges Round 1 Ends

    Nov 16 - 20

    • FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Team Interviews
  • December 2020

    DEC 8

    • Virtual Leadership Experience Begins

    TBD

    • Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Reports Due, Contest Ends
  • January 2021

    Jan 15

    • 2021 Summer Intern Applications Due
  • February 2021

    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 7

    • First Lead4Change Challenge Deadline

    Feb 11-15

    • National FCCLA Week
      • Feb 8 - Grow Beyond Measure
      • Feb 9 - Influence Beyond Measure
      • Feb 10 - Educate Beyond Measure
      • Feb 11 - Advocate Beyond Measure
      • Feb 12 - Lead Beyond Measure

    Feb 26

    • FCCLA/Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenges - Round 2 ends
  • March 2021

    Mar 1

    • National School Administrator Award Nominations Due to State Advisers
    • National Leadership Conference Registration and Housing Opens
    • All Program Award Applications Due
    • Scholarship Applications Due
      • FCCLA Memorial Scholarship
      • National Technical Honor Society
      • Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
    • National Leadership Conference Workshop Proposal Submissions Due
    • 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 2021

    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 2021

    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 5

    • 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 14.)

    May 10-21

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

    May 14

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

    May 15

    • 2nd Lead4Change Challenge Deadline

    May 31

    • Competition Events Advisory Team Nominations Due
    • Final Affiliation Deadline
    • National STAR Events Affiliation Deadline
  • June 2021

    Jun 1

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

    Jun 2

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

    Jun 15

    • National Leadership Conference Full Payment Due

    JUN 27 - JUL 1

    • National Leadership Conference, Nashville, TN
  • July 2021

    JuN 27 - JUL 1

    • National Leadership Conference, Nashville, TN

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