2020-21 Montana FCCLA Competitive Events LINK (printable document)
Updated Link to 2021 Instructions for Impromptu Speaking
Skill Events – participants demonstrate a skill at the State Leadership Conference.
|Level 1||Level 2||Level 3|
|Toys that Teach||Recognizes members for their ability to design, build, and demonstrate an original homemade toy which provides learning and play for either an individual child or a small group of children. The toy is to be constructed of common, everyday household items, meet safety guidelines, and be easy to carry and use.||√||√||√|
|Culinary Knife Skills||Showcase the best of participants’ knife skills. Participants will produce six uniform pieces for each knife cut meeting industry standards and demonstrate proper safety and sanitation procedures.||√||√|
|Fashion Sketch||Recognizes members for their ability to design and sketch a croquis based upon a provided design scenario.||√||√|
|FCCLA Creed Speaking and Interpretation||Recognizes first-year members (through grade 9) for their ability to recite the FCCLA creed and interpret it within the context of their personal philosophy. This event provides an opportunity for members to gain self-confidence in public speaking while learning the values and philosophy expressed by the organization in which they hold membership.||√|
|#teachFCS||Showcase participants’ marketing and public relations skills to plan and implement a week-long public relations project to encourage teaching Family and Consumer Sciences Education as a potential career choice. A minimum of 3 promotional activities must be planned and implemented prior to competition.||√||√||√|
|Impromptu Speaking||recognizes participants for their ability to address a topic relating to FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences without prior preparation. The ability to express one’s thoughts in an impromptu situation while maintaining poise, self-confidence, logical organization of point, and conversational speaking are important assets in family, career and community situations.||√||√||√|
|Interior Design Sketch||Recognizes participants for their ability to address a topic relating to FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences without prior preparation. The ability to express one’s thoughts in an impromptu situation while maintaining poise, self-confidence, logical organization of point, and conversational speaking are important assets in family, career and community situations.||√||√|
|Interviewing Skills||Recognizes members for their ability to prepare employment materials and utilize job interviewing skills for an entry level position in an area of Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations utilizing Family and Consumer Sciences knowledge and skills. This event provides an opportunity for members to gain self-confidence and demonstrate job seeking skills.||√||√||√|
Challenge Testing Event – at the State Leadership Conference participants take a test to challenge their knowledge of FCCLA and FCS content.
|Level 1||Level 2||Level 3|
|FCCLA Knowledge Challenge||A knowledge and skill test which allows participants to demonstrate their knowledge of FCCLA’s programs, activities, leadership and chapter management.||√||√||√|
Competitive Event Guides:
National FCCLA Competitive Events Guide: As of November 1, affiliated chapter advisers may access and download the Guide from the “Resources Tab” in the FCCLA Portal. The Q&A guide is now included within the Competitive Events guide.
Click here for all Skill Demonstration event resources including the the Planning Process Template and Event Resources; including scenarios.