Category: Production & Objective Test
Type: Individual Event – Section, State, National
Two parts: a two-hour production test administered and proctored at a designated school-site prior to the conference and a 60-minute objective test administered onsite at the conference. Refer to the Production & Objective Test Guidelines (link below) for proctor registration and test request.
Production Test Competencies: Create, Search, and Query Databases; Spreadsheet Functions and Formulas; Text Slide Graphics and Presentations; Business Graphics; Word Processing.
Objective Test Competencies: Basic Computer Terminology and Concepts; Presentation, Publishing, and Multimedia Applications; Email, Integrated and Collaboration Applications; Netiquette and Legal Issues; Spreadsheet and Database Applications; Security; Formatting, Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, and Proofreading.
Skills: Knowledge of computer applications is necessary in today’s high-tech business world. Employees must be able to apply various computer applications in a business environment utilizing critical thinking and decision-making skills. This event provides recognition for FBLA members who can most efficiently demonstrate computer application skills.
The participant may not have previously competed in this event at the national level.
SECTION: Each local chapter may enter a maximum of three (3) members. Competitors must have paid for membership and be registered for the section conference by December 11.
STATE: A maximum of the top five (5) places from section competition will represent their section at the State Leadership Conference. Competitors must be registered for SLC by February 28.
NATIONAL: The top four (4) places in state competition will represent California at the National Leadership Conference.
Deadlines Section Conference:
December 11: Competitor Conference Registration
December 11: Proctor Registration and Test Request
January 18: Skill Test Work and Certifications Submitted
Deadlines State Conference:
February 28: Competitor Conference Registration
February 28: Proctor Registration and Test Request
March 29: Skill Test Work and Certifications Submitted
COMPETITORS WHO FAIL TO MEET THESE DEADLINES WILL FORFEIT PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT
Guidelines (Please read all guidelines)
Sample Practice Materials
Sample Practice PDF #1
Format Guide PDF
Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101
Microsoft Word Mail Merge Tutorials
Free Computer Dictionary
Business Management & Administration