PA Competitive Events Policies

Pennsylvania Competitive Events Policies:

1.  National Team from Pennsylvania and Scholarship Awards - Chapter members/teams must earn a minimum score of 75 points to be named to represent Pennsylvania FCCLA on the national team or to receive a scholarship award. 

2.  STAR Events substitutions are allowed for the PA FCCLA State Leadership Conference according to the following guidelines: 

3.  Chapter Participation in STAR Events  

All STAR Events (except PA State STAR Events) follow the rules and guidelines in the National FCCLA Competitive Events Guide.  When referring to the national guide, please follow the guidelines below:

4.  STAR Events participants are required to register for and attend the full conference.

5.  Chapter Volunteers for STAR Events:  Chapters are required to provide one evaluator, lead consultant, and /or room consultant for every 6 STAR Events participants, adding 1 additional volunteer for numbers within increments of 6.

6.  Cell phones and any other electronic equipment, including Apple watches and other devices with text capacity, are not permitted at STAR Events unless they are a part of a presentation and in airplane mode.  Any electronic equipment found with the student will be immediately surrendered by the student until the event has been completed.  The student will be disqualified from the event.  

7.  Team Definitions:

8.  Medals and CertificatesBeginning with the 2023 PA State Leadership Conference, FCCLA will award medals only to participants who score above 70 points on the rubric score for their event.  Participants who receive a score of 69.99 and below will receive a certificate, not a medal.  
2023:   Gold Medal (90 – 100)      Silver Medal (70 – 89.99)        Bronze Certificate (1 – 69.99)