• Category: Prejudged Project & Presentation

    Type: Individual or Team

    This event consists of two (2) parts: a prejudged project and a presentation at the conference. Finalists are required to complete both parts for award eligibility.
    ELIGIBILITY: No more than one (1) team member may have competed in this event at a prior NLC or have competed more than two (2) years at the national level. A participant may compete as an individual their first year. However if competing a second year, the participant must be part of a team.

    : Each local chapter may submit one (1) entry created by either an individual or a team of two(2) or three (3).
    NATIONAL: The top four (4) places in the state competition will represent California at the National Leadership Conference. NOTE: Some SLC top-10 finalists 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".

    TOPIC:  (updated 11-21-2020)

    Often, members’ lives have been changed because of their involvement in FBLA.  Create a 3-D animation video that describes how FBLA has impacted them for the future. Cite at least two testimonials or quotes from current or past FBLA members.

    SKILLS: This event provides recognition for FBLA members who possess knowledge of basic skills and procedures and the ability to make intelligent business decisions.


    The presentation is designed to be an explanation of equipment used, software used, the development process, an overview of how copyright laws were addressed, and challenges experienced during the process. Animated video should be no longer than three (3) minutes. The video should be shown to the judges.


    Submission:  Project must be submitted online as a URL to your project in Blue Panda.

    The top 8 prejudged projects will participate in the presentation part of this event and is designed to be an explanation of equipment used, software used, the development process, an overview of how copyright laws were addressed, and challenges experienced during the process.
    Submission Deadline:  11:59 pm PST February 26, 2021. Conference registration is required for work to be judged. Missing the deadline or failure to register for the conference will forfeit competitor participation. Hint: Allow for plenty of time to upload your work.

    FINALISTS: The top eight (8) individuals or teams with the highest prejudged score of their project will participate in the final live before judges portion of this event.  Competitors are responsible for bringing the video to show the judges if requested.


    • Equipment Setup: 5 min (if exceeded, the amount of time exceeded will be deducted from the presentation time)
    • Performance: 7 min 
    • Warning: 6 min
    • Time Up: 7 min 
    • Penalty Over Time: 5 pts 
    • Q & A: Judges will conduct a three (3) minute question-answer period.

    JUDGING: Judges will use the rating sheets (prejudged or presentation) to score competitors. The panel of judges evaluating prejudged materials may not necessarily be the same panel evaluating the presentation. All decisions of the judges are final.



    • Prejudged (search for 3-D Animation Project rating sheet)
    • Presentation (search for 3-D Animation Performance rating sheet)

     (It is highly recommended that competitors read all guidelines)
    Prejudged Project with Presentation
    General Presentation
    General (All Events)
    General Competitive Tips


    Previous Winners


    Format Guide


    Website Resources


    NBEA Standards
    • Communication
    • Information Technology
    Career Clusters
    • Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication
    • Business Management & Administration
    • S.T.E.M.