The Iowa FBLA State Leadership Conference (SLC) is a three day conference held each spring. The conference consists of general sessions, competitive events, seminars, workshops, election of officers, awards, special programs, and other planned leadership and educational activities.
Student Travel Permission Form (Word document)
Parent Consent-Medical-Photo-Professional Conduct Form (Word document)
SLC Guidelines (Word document)
SLC Competitive Event Participation Numbers (Word document)
SLC Competitive Event Bulletin Board Signup (Excel spreadsheet)
Statement of Assurance (Word document)
Iowa FBLA Business Sponsor Packet (Word document)
|Jan 1 - Feb 15||Registration open|
|Feb 1||Blue Panda hotel form
State officer applications
National officer letter of intent/adviser letter of support
|Feb 15||Dues paid to compete at SLC
Event sponsorship forms
|March 1||Prejudged projects|
|March 16||Skills tests|
State competitive event guidelines (pdf document)
State chapter recognition event guidelines (pdf document)
State conference guidelines (pdf document) *2019-2020 version will be uploaded this fall*
Prejudged Projects Modification: Eliminate prejudging for Coding & Programming, Computer Game & Simulation Programming, E-business, Mobile Application Development, and Website Design. Judging will focus on the usability and functionality of the product as seen by the judges. These events will now be categorized as demonstration rather than performance events, and competitors will be required to demonstrate how well the project works during the event demonstration.
Local Chapter Annual Business Report: Modified event - presentation component added
Business Plan: Modified event - page length reduced to 15 pages
Using 3-D animation, create an informational video to train new FBLA chapter officers. The video should include:
You and/or your team are part of your school’s broadcast team. Create a live broadcast event that includes the following:
Research the ethical issues of photo manipulation related to journalistic practices and public opinion.
Create a Business Financial Plan for a local rental business that will also do business online. The business should be specifically targeted for your community. The Business Financial Plan should include a name for the business, what items you will be renting, plans for needed construction and/or renovation to the building, equipment to be purchased, inventory for your launch date, hours of operation, staffing requirements, information on developing your e-business website, a promotional plan, and a social media plan.
Develop an original computer program to track hours for the Community Service Awards program for your chapter members. The program must complete a minimum of the following tasks:
Develop a 2D side scrolling game about the FBLA Business Achievement Awards (BAA) Program.
Create a video promoting a new discount airline. The airline serves the states surrounding the one in which you live. The video should promote the new airline, include a theme/slogan, share information about flight schedules, and describe the frequent flyer program.
Create an E-business website for a local rental business that will also do business online. The business should be specifically targeted for your community. The E-business site should include a name for the business and what items you will be renting. Include pictures and descriptions of items for rent. The site needs to include purchase and shipping information, a shopping cart, and social media links. (NOTE: No actual social media accounts should be created for this event.)
The traditional work environment is changing as technology provides employees the ability to work from anywhere. How is this trend positively and negatively, affecting the modern business environment and employee collaboration?
Your company has been hired to create the name for a new and upcoming music artist/band. You and/or your team will develop the promotional/branding graphics for the new artist/band. The artist/band will need an identity with a name, logo, and webpage banner. The package should also include graphics for a t-shirt, the cargo vehicle graphics (vehicle to move equipment from one performance to another), and the stage design.
Prepare a presentation discussing how the news/media industry can recover from a tarnished image.
Develop an app for local chapters to manage their chapters.
Create a Public Service Announcement about the importance of financial literacy for teens.
Your company has been hired to create the name for a new and upcoming music artist/band. You and/or your team will develop publication items for the new artist/band. You and/or your team will create the name and logo of the artist/band. In addition, an event poster, an event banner, an event venue setup/layout, and a news release must be created.
Financial literacy is important for financial health in the future. Plan a social media campaign to increase an FBLA member's knowledge of finances and the impact of personal financial literacy training. (NOTE: No live social media accounts should be created for this event.)
Create a website for a new discount airline. This airline serves the states surrounding the one in which you live. The airline has hired you to create a website. The website must include:
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