• Events: Updated for 2021 Competition November 2020


             3D Animation 
           Broadcast Journalism
             Coding and Programming 
           Computer Game & Simulation Programming
           Digital Video Production
           Electronic Career Portfolio
           Emerging Business Issues

               Graphic Design
            Introduction to Business Presentation
            Mobile Application Development
            Public Service Announcement
            Publication Design
            Sales Presentation
            Social Media Campaign
            Website Design

    Prejudged Project and Presentation Guidelines

     Project Guidelines

    • Competitors must prepare projects. Advisers and others are not permitted to help.
    • Competitors are expected to follow all applicable copyright laws. Refer to the Format Guide for copyright guidelines.
    • Project content is prejudged before the State Conference. Finalists from the prejudged project will advance to the Presentation component and will be judged at the State Conference.
    • Competitors are responsible for ensuring their project can be shown to judges.
    • Any photographs, texts, trademarks, or names used must be supported by proper documentation and approvals indicated on the site or project.
    • When applicable, the use of templates must be identified.
    • Projects submitted for competition become the property of CAFBLA.


    • Projects must be submitted online as a URL or a PDF.
    • Programming projects zipped folders should be stored in the cloud, i.e. Dropbox, and a link (URL) to that folder should be supplied to judges with access to your project.
    • Statements of Assurance and projects must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on February 28, 2019. Submissions will not be considered if the deadline is missed. (Note: Business reports are limited to an upload file of 25 MB. Compress if necessary.)

     Performance Guidelines

    • Presentation of the entry must be conducted by competitors who authored the event.
    • Visual aids related to the project may be used; however, no items may be left with the judges or audience.
    • Final performances may be open to conference attendees, space permitting. Finalists may not view other competitors’ performances in their event.

     Technology Guidelines

    • Five (5) minutes will be allowed to set up and remove equipment or presentation items. If the setup time exceeds five (5) minutes, the excess time will be taken from the presentation time.
    • The following will be provided for the final round of technology presentation events that allow viewing: power source and table. It is up to final round competitors to bring their own laptop, projector, long extension cord, and any other cords needed to project the project.
    • Internet access will NOT be provided for Presentation Events.
    • Competitors may use a hot spot for Internet access, however we cannot guarantee that it will work. Extra time will not be granted for internet setup.
    • Five (5) minutes of equipment setup time is provided if applicable to the event. If competitors exceed the five (5) minutes, the amount of time exceed will be deducted from the presentation time.
    • See the Technology Guidelines under General Performance Event Guidelines for additional guidelines.

     Penalty Points Deducted by Judges

    • Five (5) points are deducted if competitors do not follow the dress code.
    • Five (5) points may be deducted for presentations over the allotted time.
    • Five (5) points may be deducted for not following guidelines.