Category: Production & Objective Test
Type: Individual Event – Section, State, National
Two parts: a one-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: Production of all types of business forms; Letters and mail merge; Memos; Tables: Reports (including statistical); Materials from rough draft and unarranged copy; Email messages.
Objective Test Competencies: Related application knowledge; Advanced applications; Document formatting rules and standards; Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and proofreading; Printing.
Skills: Word processing skills are necessary for all business leaders. This event recognizes FBLA members who demonstrate acquired word-processing skills aligned with the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification.
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
Sample Practice Materials
Sample Practice PDF #1
Format Guide PDF
Word Processing Terms
Business Management & Administration