CHAPTER RECOGNITION - GOLD SEAL AWARD OF MERIT
CHAPTER RECOGNITION—STATE AND NATIONAL AWARD
The Hollis and Kitty Guy Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit recognizes outstanding local chapters that have actively participated in projects and programs identified with the goals of FBLA-PBL.
ELIGIBILITY: All active local chapters are eligible
California FBLA will select two (2) chapters or up to fifteen (15) percent of its total number of active local chapters each year for national recognition; whichever is greater. If the percentage results in a fractional number, it is rounded to the next higher number (e.g. 3.2 or 3.6 would be 4).
CRITERIA FOR CHAPTER NOMINATION
Download Program of Work forms and Outstanding Chapter guidelines at www.cafbla.org, then click Resources
+ Submit at least five (5) Program of Work Progress Forms to Section Director.
+ Pay state and national dues by October 20 for a minimum of five (5) members.
+ Pay section dues by October 20
+ Recruit or renew ten (10) professional members by March 28, 2020.
+ Send representative(s) to a minimum of two (2) FBLA conferences sponsored by the section, state, and national association.
+ Encourage other schools to organize FBLA chapters.
+ Enter at least one section or state competitive event.
+ Tour at least two (2) businesses.
+ Invite businesspersons or other professionals to become involved in at least two (2) chapter activities.
+ Conduct a public relations program in the school and community.
+ Submit at least five (5) members for either Future, Business, Leader, or America Award recognitions.
+ Complete the Government Awareness Project.
+ Complete one additional State Chapter Project.
+ Complete the Outstanding Chapter level in the Business Achievement Awards.
+ Submit the completed final Program of Work Progress Form and a copy of the Local Chapter Annual Business Report to your Section Director by the date specified in the State Leadership Conference Registration Guide.
Submission: In addition to sending a copy to your section director, the chapter must upload a PDF for prejudging using the submission form found on the Competitive Events Overview page. Due Date, First Friday in March (March 6, 2020).