Sample Practice Materials
- Business Management & Administration
Category: Objective Test & Presentation
Type: Team (Section, State and National Competition)
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.
SECTION: Each local chapter may enter one team of four (4) or five (5) members. No presentation at the section conference.
STATE: A maximum of the top six (6) places from the section competition will represent their section at the State Leadership Conference. The top five (5) teams with the highest average objective test score at SLC will compete in the role play presentation portion of the event.
NATIONAL: The top four (4) places in state competition will represent California at the National Leadership Conference.
Two (2) parts: an objective test and a meeting presentation. A 60-minute objective test will be administered to each team member onsite at each conference. Team competitors will take individual tests and the individual scores will be averaged to determine the team score. Finalists will be given a role play sceanario to simulate a regular chapter meeting. The examination and presentation criteria for this event will be based on Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Reivsed, 11th Edition or latest edition.
Objective Test Competencies: Parliamentary Procedure Principles (questions will be drawn from the National Association of Parliamentarian’s official test bank); FBLA Bylaws
Case: The role play scenario will be given to simulate a regular chapter meeting. The examination and performance criteria for this event will be based on Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, 11th edition.
Skills: The Dorothy L. Travis Award recognizes FBLA members who demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary procedure principles along with an understanding of FBLA’s organization and procedures. This event is based on team rather than individual competition. Team participants develop speaking ability and poise through competitive performance.
Tips for Events Involving a Case Study or an Interactive/Role Play
FINALISTS: The top five (5) teams with the highest objective averaged score will participate in the meeting presentation of this event.
JUDGING: A panel of judges will use the rating sheet to score the meeting of the competitors.