Through participation in Competitive Events, FCCLA members gain employable skills and industry insight needed to thrive in the 21st Century. Members may choose from 50+ Competitive Events which apply skills and knowledge gained through Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education. Competitive Events set members up for career success as members explore Career Pathways and address important personal, work, and societal issues through competing on the region/district, state, and national level.


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