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APPLE BAKE OFF 

The Apple Bake-Off Competitive Event is a State Event sponsored by The Culinary Institute of America and conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual event that is open to New Jersey FCCLA 12th grade members in the Senior and Occupational categories. The event focuses on an original baked apple recipe and essay that features one variety of apple.

 

BANNER COMPETITION

The Banner Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is a chapter/team event in which a group of students work cooperatively to create a banner as a tool for public relations. Only one banner may be entered for each school.   

 

CAREGIVER CARRY-ALL    

The Caregiver Carry-All Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual or team event that encourages students to prepare to be an effective caregiver by planning appropriate portable activities for a specific age group and situation/location. The focus of this event is to create an activity bag that prepares children for a camping trip with the family from start to finish and that addresses developmental needs and multiple intelligences.

 

COMMUNITY COUNTS   NEW EVENT

The Community Counts Event is a chapter/team event that promotes community service, specifically local and state initiatives that fight hunger. There are a total of four parts to this event.   Participants are expected to inform their chapters about the importance of fighting hunger; they will develop and carry out one local community service project directed at populations with food insecurities; as part of the state initiatives the chapter must provide at least one entry in the Cupcake Challenge and the chapter must enthusiastically support the state food drive to combat hunger.

 

CONSUMER CLOUT

The Consumer Clout Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership

Connection. It is an individual event that challenges participants’ knowledge of consumer skills. Shopping is a national pastime and Consumer Clout develops consumer savvy. The event has three parts: a consumer knowledge test, a consumer letter, and a consumer comparison shopping simulation.

 

CUPCAKE CHALLENGE      

The Cupcake Challenge Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual or team event that encourages members to create an original cupcake recipe from scratch that incorporates berries. The cupcakes are evaluated on the taste, texture, appearance, and creativity as well as the efficiency and creativity of the display.

 

FINANCING YOUR FUTURE

Financing Your Future is an individual or team event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection that recognizes participants who explore career goals and issues concerning the selection and funding of post-secondary education. Students examine options to obtain the best education possible for their chosen career at the most affordable price. Participants must prepare a digital file, create a career map, and record a video presentation of their findings.

 

GO GREEN: Picture Frames

The Go Green Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual or team event in which students work to create an effective, attractive, and unique item that can be used to enhance the home or work environment. At the 2016 Fall Leadership Connection, this event will focus on environmentally friendly Picture Frames.      

 

LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP

The Lessons in Leadership Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual or team event that allows members to demonstrate their knowledge of FCCLA.  This event has three (3) parts: a multiple choice test, an oral presentation, and a question and answer session.

    

MEMBERSHIP MAGIC

The Membership Magic Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual or team event that promotes the National Membership Kit and encourages chapters to develop a well-organized membership strategy for the beginning of the school year.

 

PASSION FOR FASHION DESIGN CHALLENGE  

The Passion for Fashion Design Challenge Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual event that allows participants to exhibit fashion design creativity and construction savvy by creating doll clothes to wear on our mini FCCLA runway. Each participant will design and draft a pattern and construct an original doll-sized garment for either a twelve (12) inch fashion doll, such as Barbie, or an eighteen (18) inch doll, such as American Girl.    


SAY YES TO FCS   NEW EVENT

The Say Yes to FCS Competitive Event is a chapter/team event that promotes and advocates for Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education through a coordinated public relations campaign directed at increasing understanding and creating awareness of Family and Consumer Sciences and related FCS occupations.  Participants in this event must research Family and Consumer Sciences education, create a PowerPoint presentation, meet with a public figure, create a “handout,” use social media to present a peer public relations message about the impact FCS has on students, and create a display about FCS and related career opportunities.  


SPOTLIGHT ON FCCLA

The Spotlight on FCCLA Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is a chapter/team event that promotes and advocates for NJ FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education through a coordinated public relations campaign in order to increase understanding and awareness of NJ FCCLA and related FCS programs. Participants in this event must construct a bulletin board, meet with a public figure and publish a press release or create a brochure.

 

TUNE INTO FCCLA

The Tune into FCCLA Competitive Event is a State Event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall Leadership Connection. It is an individual or team event that allows participants to develop an FCCLA marketing project using a video to promote membership and public relations.

 

WEB CONNECT

The Web Connect Competitive Event is an individual or team event conducted at the NJ FCCLA Fall

Leadership Connection that challenges participants to create an engaging, informative, and resourceful chapter website as an effective public relations tool.  The website should educate members, school officials, parents, and the general public about the importance of FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences.