California Future Business Leaders of America

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INTRODUCTION TO FBLA

  • Category: Objective Test 
    Type: Individual (Grades 6-10)

    ELIGIBILITY: The participant may not have previously competed in this event at the national level. FBLA Members currently enrolled in grades 6-10 are eligible to compete in this event. If a student in grades 6,7, or 8 places first, second, third, or fourth at the State Leadership Conference, he/she cannot compete at the national level per national eligibility guidelines.

    SECTION: Each local chapter may inter three (3) members. (refer to Objective Test Guidelines for more information on number of competitors)
    STATE: A mimimum of the top six (6) places from the section competition will represent their section at the State Leadership Conference.
    NATIONAL: The top four(4) places in the state competition will represent California at the National Leadership Conference. NOTE: Some SLC top-10 competitors will become eligible for the national conference as a result of drops. Make sure you get early approval from your parents to attend the National Conference so you will be in a position to say "yes" to your adviser if you are "bumped up".

    Overview: 60-minute test administered during the Conference.

    Objective Test Competencies: FBLA Organization; Bylaws and Chapter Management Handbook; National Competitive Event Guidelines; National Publications; Creed and National Goals

    Skills: This event provides recognition for FBLA members who are interested in learning about the background of and current information of FBLA-PBL.

    GUIDELINES: (It is highly recommended that competitors read all guidelines)
    Objective Test
    General (All Events)
    General Competitive Events Tips
    Objective Event Tips

    PREPARATION: 

    Sample Practice Materials
    Sample Practice PDF #1
    Sample Practice PDF #2
    Format Guide
    Format Guide PDF

    Website Resources
    FBLA-PBL
    National Association of Parliamentarians
    Competencies: 
    Tasks

    FBLA Organization 
    Bylaws and Chapter Management Handbook 
    National Competitive Event Guidelines 
    National Publications 
    Creed and National Goals 

    Alignment

    Career Clusters
    • Business Management & Administration
     
     
     
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