Georgia FBLA members are given the opportunity to compete in over 100 different competitive events at the region, state, and national levels. These events include objective tests, interviews, technical skills tests, written reports, and performances.
2023-24 Competitive Event Topics (High School):
You are part of your school’s broadcast program. Deliver a LIVE broadcast event that includes the following:
- Highlight of a community service project
- College preparation tips
- Career/military exploration information
- Cafeteria offerings
- A story of an inspiring person in your school or community
What implications will the invention of applications such as ChatGPT and DALL-E have on the world of business? Click here to access the full topic.
Coding & Programming
Create a program that allows your school’s Career and Technical Education Department to collect and store information about business and community partners. This program should include information on at least 25 different partners (real or fictional), with details such as, but not limited to, the type of organization, resources available, and direct contact information for an individual. The program should enable users to search and filter the information as needed.
Computer Game & Simulation Programming
Create an adventure game with a storyline incorporating FBLA goals, concepts, and/or history. The game must:
- Be playable on the student device using Windows 10, Mac OS, or a modern web browser.
- Be compatible with a maximum ESRB rating of E10+.
- Be secure and bug-free.
- A hero
- At least one villain
- Use of arrow keys for movement and can incorporate other keys for other actions
- Scoring (examples include points system, leaderboards, etc.)
- Win/lose screens
- At least two levels of play
Sun Motor Company is a fictious auto manufacturer selling internal combustion (gas-powered) vehicles primarily in the United States. Sun Motor Company executives have expressed interest in the potential that electric vehicles could bring to the business. Your team is a consultant making data-driven recommendations for the executives. Using the datasets given at THIS LINK analyze the data and provide analyses and recommendations about the opportunities and challenges facing the business. Not all datasets need to be included in the analysis and you are encouraged to include outside research.
Create an animated video for incoming freshmen that teaches a business concept related to any FBLA competitive event.
Digital Video Production
Create a video that instructs others how to use a technology tool (hardware or software) found in a business setting. All video content must be original.
Financial Statement Analysis
Your CFO has asked you to prepare a presentation for your company’s Board of Directors to describe the financial condition of Intel Corp and articulate your guidance on investment decisions. Show analysis performed on each financial statement and use that analysis to tell the company’s Board of Directors a story of Intel Corp’s performance and where you see the company going.
Your marketing firm has been asked to create a branding package for a new business in your community. The branding package needs to showcase your unique style and highlight your skills in today’s design industry. Branding package to include:
- Brand and logo design
- Infographic or brochure of the business
- Advertisements for the promotion of the business
- Magazine advertisement
- Billboard (14 feet high and 48 feet wide)
- Two different social media posts
Introduction to Business Presentation
Develop a presentation exploring the reasons behind business failures and explain strategies that a business can use to avoid failures.
Introduction to Programming
Create a program that allows students at your school to calculate their grade point average. Use your school’s grading scale to calculate both weighted and unweighted grade point averages.
Introduction to Public Speaking
Develop and deliver a speech based on the following topic: What skills are essential to secure your first job?
Introduction to Social Media Strategy
Your marketing firm has been asked to present a social media strategy for the online summer fundraising event for your state FBLA chapter. This event is used to secure new donors and increase existing donor support. You are being asked to present your social media strategy to the state FBLA Board of Directors at their annual meeting.
Address the following in your social media strategy, focusing on ONE social media platform:
- A schedule of social media posts
- An example of a social media post
- A plan to develop awareness of the fundraising event and organization.
Do not create live accounts.
Mobile Application Development
Create a mobile application that enables students to create a portfolio of their high school experiences. This app should allow students to showcase any of the following: their academic achievements, athletic participation, performing arts experience, clubs and organization memberships, community service hours, honors classes, and other related items.
Public Service Announcement
There’s more to FBLA than competitions! Create a public service announcement to share the benefits and opportunities around FBLA that are not a part of the Competitive Events Program.
Develop and deliver a speech based on the following topic: Based on the legal and ethical implications of cybercrime, what can be done to help combat cybercrime?
Social Media Strategies
Your marketing firm has been asked to create a social media campaign for your local animal shelter to promote adoptions.
Address the following in your social media strategy:
- A schedule of social media posts
- Three examples of social media posts on multiple platforms
- Promotional plan of the campaign
- A plan to develop awareness of the animal shelter.
Do not create live accounts without permission from the animal shelter.
Design a storefront display for a local business’ holiday promotion. Include pictures or sketches of a window, door, and sidewalk display highlighting the promotion for the business.
Website Coding & Development
A business has approached your team and asked you to develop a website that advertises their open positions. The website must showcase your coding and creative design skills. Your website must include the following:
- A page including information about benefits and/or reasons to work at the company.
- A page including at least three different job openings at the company.
- An online job application form that allows applicants to apply for jobs at the company.
Note: If partnering with an actual business, permission must be received from the business to make the website public.
A local non-profit organization will hold a gala in the next 90 days to help raise funds to support their mission. You have been asked to design a website that promotes the benefits of partnering with them and the upcoming gala.
The website should include the following elements:
- Navigation menu
- A header that promotes the non-profit organization and its activities
- A sub-section highlighting the gala and relevant information.
- An online form page to donate to the non-profit organization.
- An online form page to register for the gala.
Note: If partnering with an actual non-profit organization, permission must be received from the non-profit organization to make the website public.