California Future Business Leaders of America

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PUBLICATION DESIGN

  • Category: Prejudged Project & Presentation

    Type: Individual or Team

    OVERVIEW:
    This event consists of two (2) parts: a prejudged project to be submitted for prejudging 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.

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

    TOPIC: 
    Your community is opening a new high school, and you are a member of a committee to develop a publication portfolio for the new high school. Give the school a name and decide upon a mascot, school colors, a school logo, and a mission statement/slogan. The publication portfolio should include a letterhead, a business card for the athletic director, a booster club donor card, and a rack card.

    SKILLS: This event provides recognition to FBLA members who can most effectively demonstrate skills in the area of print publication using creativity and decision-making skills.

    Event Specific Guidelines

    • The event is to highlight print publications.
    • Visual aids and samples specifically related to the project may be used in the presentation; however, no items may be left with the judges or audience.
    • Competitors may bring copies of printed materials designed for presentation.
    • Comply with state and federal copyright laws.
    • The presentation should include the team’s objective toward the topic; use of different design techniques; a list of software used; and copyright issues with images or other items.

    TIMELINE:

    • Equipment Setup: Five (5) minutes will be allowed to set up equipment or presentation items. If five (5) minutes is 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.

    Submission: Project must be submitted online as a PDF. See Competitive Events Overview for submission forms.
    Submission Deadline:  February 28 by 11:59 pm. Conference registration is required for work to be judged. Missing the deadline will forfeit competitor participation. Hint: Allow for plenty of time to upload your work.

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

    Rating Sheet  (prejudged)
    Rating Sheet  (performance)


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

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