California Future Business Leaders of America

Your Future Is Our Business


  • Category: Objective Test 
    Type: Individual 

    ELIGIBILITY: The participant may not have previously competed in this event at the national level.

    STATE: Each local chapter may enter three (3) members.
    NATIONAL: The top four(4) places in the state competition will represent California at the National Leadership Conference.

    Overview: 60-minute test administered during the Conference.

    Objective Test Competencies: Economics and Business of Journalism; Grammar and Format; Law and Ethics of Journalism; Basic Principles of Journalism; History of Journalism

    Skills: This event recognizes FBLA members who demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of journalism.

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

    Economics and Business of Journalism
    Grammar and Format
    Law and Ethics of Journalism
    Basic Principles of Journalism
    History of Journalism


    NBEA Standards
    • Communication
    Career Clusters
    • Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication