ML - FBLA PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES
 

(Open only to members in grades 6-9 who have affiliated middle level division.)

 

This event recognizes FBLA members in grades 6-9 who are interested in learning about the background and current information of FBLA-PBL.

 

The 30-minute objective test may consist of general information about the organization of FBLA-PBL, its goals, creed, bylaws, and other facts found in the FBLA-PBL Handbook.  Members should be familiar with the competitive event information found in the National Awards Program manual.  In addition, contestants may find information for this event in the Tomorrow's Business Leader, Hotline, and any other official publication sent to the chapter by the national office.

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

Only members enrolled in grades 6 through 9 and affiliated middle school division as of December 15 of the current school year are eligible for this event.

 

Participants must have paid state and national dues postmarked by December 15 of the current school year.

 

District:        Number of participants governed by local FBLA District policy.

 

State:          Each district may be represented by participant(s) based on the Florida FBLA scaled quota system found in the Fact Finder.

 

National:     This is a state event only.

 

REGULATIONS

 

District:        Each district determines its own procedures for event registration.

 

State:          When it has been determined that a student will represent the district at state competition, the student's local adviser must send the appropriate entry form to the state adviser by first-class mail.  The entry form and the required postmark deadline are included in the SLC registration packet.

 

• Participants must be selected in accordance with the regulations of the FBLA district and state chapters and the national association.

 

• Participants must not have placed 1st or 2nd in this event at a previous State Leadership Conference.

 
 

• Participants failing to report on time may be either disqualified or permitted to begin late with no extension of the time as scheduled. 

 

• Participants must provide their own No. 2 pencils and erasers.  Nongraphing calculators will be provided.   No reference materials, electronic devices, or other items are to be brought to the event.

 

• Participants must adhere to the dress code established by the Board of Directors or they will not be permitted to participate in the competitive event.

 

JUDGING

 

Tests will be machine graded.  Ties will be broken based on the order in which the tests were returned to the event administrator.

 

AWARDS

 

District:        The number of awards presented at the District Leadership Conference is determined by local FBLA District policy.

 

State:          State awards for the top five places are presented at the State Leadership Conference.

 

National:     This is a state event only.