Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) Events are Competitive
Events in which members compete at the region/district, state, and national
level and are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and
individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. STAR Events
allow students to compete individually or as a team. There are more than
30 STAR Events students can choose to compete in, all which
recognize participants who demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities
to actively identify an issue concerning families, careers, or communities,
research the topic, and develop and implement a project to advocate for
STAR Events offer individual skill development and application of learning through the following activities:
Cooperative - teams work to accomplish specific goals
Individualized - an individual member works alone to accomplish specific goals
Competitive - individual or team performance is measured by an established set of criteria
STAR Events are grouped into Foundational, Leadership, Career Focused, and Online Events.
Some events begin at the district, regional, or state level. See advisor for specific list regarding which event you are interested in, and what dates it begins.
District Competitive (STAR) Events include those competitions that begin at the district level. 1 Day.
Regional Competitive (STAR) Events include competitors who are eligible from district competition, or their contest begins at regionals.
State Competitive (STAR) Events competitors’ eligible from regional competition or contests that begin at state contest. 1-3 Days.
Skill Demonstration Events provide opportunities for FCCLA members to demonstrate college- and career-readiness skills in Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations. These competitions take place at FCCLA’s National Fall Conference. For more information
Dress at FCCLA Events
Official dress consists of:
Red blazer - FCCLA patch on the lower left pocket
Black skirt or slacks
White button down shirt
Black Sheath Dress with Single Strand Pearls
Black closed toe dress shoes
Mandatory meeting attire:
Red, black, or white polo or oxford shirt (long or short sleeves)
Black dress slacks/pants/capris (no shorts or leggings)
Black skirts – no shorter than 2 inches above the knee
Jeans, t-shirts, athletic wear are NOT acceptable
STAR Event Participants:
All STAR Events participants must be in official dress.
*Exception: Culinary Arts participants are welcome to wear their chef’s attire during the STAR Events Medal Session.