Chapter Resources

Parliamentary Procedure is an excellent way to organize your meetings. Check out the Parliamentary Procedure Event in the Competitive Events Guide to get your school involved in a fun group competition!

Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy

The Washington Association of Parliamentarians recommends http://www.jimslaughter.com/ for more information and easy to follow charts.

Advisers, it is YOUR responsibility to work with your students and chaperones to insure that each person’s dress follows the approved guidelines for ALL SESSIONS.  Here is the dress code required for Washington Fall Regional Leadership Meetings and State Leadership Conference:

Delegates:

  • Red, black, or white polo or oxford shirt (long or short sleeves)*
  • Black or khaki dress slacks/pants/capris (no shorts)
  • Black skirts – no shorter than 2 inches above the knee
  • Black Sheath Dress (See Sheath example below) – no shorter than 2 inches above the knee
  • Dress shoes

* Please note shirts do NOT need to be FCCLA logo branded.

Jeans, leggings, t-shirts, athletic wear are NOT acceptable and will not be allowed in any sessions.

Advisers/ Chaperones/ Guests:

  • Business Professional

Jeans, leggings, t-shirts, athletic wear are NOT acceptable and will not be allowed in any sessions.

WA FCCLA Dress Code

Competition Resources

Skill Demonstration Events occur at the National Fall Conference only. 

To compete in Skill Demonstration Events, members must have FCCLA national dues paid by November 1 and must register online when registering for Cluster Meeting. Registrations are first-come, first-served until the event is full at that particular Cluster Meeting.

Skill Demonstration Events receive recognition at the National Cluster Meeting. They DO NOT go on to National Leadership Conference.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place event winners will each receive a trophy during the Closing General Session of the National Cluster Meeting they are attending. All participants receive a certificate of participation.

More information can be found here.

FCCLA/Life Smarts Knowledge Bowl

FCCLA/Life Skills Knowledge Bowl is a three-level, team competition that challenges students’ knowledge of all aspects of Family and Consumer Sciences:

  • Personal Finance
  • Consumer Rights and Responsibilities (to include Family, Career & Community Studies
  • Technology (to include Fashion & Housing Design)
  • Health & Safety (to include Food Science & Nutrition and Early Childhood & Human Development)
  • Environment (to include Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation)
  • FCCLA Knowledge

Level II competition take place at one of the National Cluster Meetings in November.

If your team makes it to the next level, Level III takes place at the National Leadership Conference in July.

For detailed information, go click here.

LIFESMARTS KNOWLEDGE BOWL STUDY MATERIALS

History of the Organization

Historical Timeline

Former FACS and FCCLA Students and Members

National Programs

The FCCLA Career Connection national peer education program guides students to develop, plan, carry out, and evaluate projects to discover their strengths and practice career-ready skills. Through their projects, members experience career preparation and improve their critical and creative thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and real-world skills.

Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety (FACTS) is a national FCCLA peer education program through which students strive to save lives through personal, vehicle, and road safety. Teens work to educate adults and youth about traffic safety and support enforcement of local rules and regulations regarding community traffic safety. Youth leaders can help families promote basic safety attitudes that can last a lifetime.

The FCCLA Families First national peer education program through which youth gain a better understanding of how families work and learn skills to become strong family members. Its goals are to: help youth become strong family members and leaders for today and tomorrow and strengthen the family as the basic unit of society.

The FCCLA Financial Fitness national peer education program involves youth teaching one another how to make, save, and spend money wisely. Through FCCLA’s Financial Fitness program, youth plan and carry out projects that help them and their peers learn to become wise financial managers and smart consumers.

The FCCLA Community Service national peer education program guides students to develop, plan, carry out, and evaluate projects to improve the quality of life in their communities. Through their projects, members experience character development and improve their critical and creative thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. Youth leaders learn more about themselves, others, and the world so that they can make a difference now and in the future.

Power of One helps students find and use their personal power. Members set their own goals, work to achieve them, and enjoy the results. The skills members learn in Power of One help them now and in the future in school, with friends and family, in their future at college, and on the job.

Download the Power of One Brochure

Power of One Video

The FCCLA Students Taking On Prevention (STOP) the Violence program empowers youth with attitudes, skills, and resources in order to recognize, report, and reduce youth violence.

The FCCLA Student Body national peer education program helps young people learn to eat right, be fit, and make healthy choices. Its goals are to: help young people make informed, responsible decisions about their health, provide youth opportunities to teach others, and develop healthy lifestyles, as well as communication and leadership skills.

Events & Conferences

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