STAR Event Descriptions

NATIONAL AND STATE STAR EVENTS (Printable document in attachments)

Baking and Pastry L3
A team event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their baking and pastry skills through the preparation of a quick bread, choux pastry, cookie, and shaped yeast bread.

Career Investigation L1 L2 L3
An individual event - recognizes participants for their ability to perform self-assessments, research and explore a career, set career goals, create a plan for achieving goals, and describe the relationship of Family and Consumer Sciences coursework to the selected career.

Chapter in Review Display and Portfolio L1 L2 L3
A team event - recognizes chapters that develop and implement a well-balanced program of work and promote FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations and skills to the community.

Chapter Service Project Display and Portfolio L1 L2 L3
A team event - recognizes chapters that develop and implement an in-depth service project that makes a worthwhile contribution to families, schools, and communities. Students must use Family and Consumer Sciences content and skills to address and take action on a community need.

Culinary Arts L3
A team event - recognizes participants enrolled in occupational culinary arts/food service training programs for their ability to work as members of a team to produce a quality meal using industrial culinary arts/food service techniques and equipment.

Culinary Math Management L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences skills to demonstrate the application of mathematical concepts in the culinary arts industry.

Early Childhood Education L3
An individual event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their ability to use knowledge and skills gained from their enrollment in an occupational early childhood program.

Entrepreneurship L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who develop a plan for a small business using Family and Consumer Sciences skills and sound business practices. The business must relate to an area of Family and Consumer Sciences education or related occupations.

Event Management L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who apply skills used in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to plan an event for an educational institution, community or non-profit organization, business, or government institution.

Fashion Construction L2 L3
An individual event- recognizes participants who apply fashion construction skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to create a display using samples of their skills.

Fashion Design L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who apply fashion design skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to design and market clothing styles.

Focus On Children L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences skills to plan and conduct a child development project that has a positive impact on children and the community.

Food Innovations L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of food product development by creating an original prototype formula, testing the product through focus groups, and developing a marketing strategy.

Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation L2 L3
An individual or team event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge of the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries and ability to translate their knowledge into a hypothetical or real business. Project must relate to culinary, lodging, recreation, tourism, or event coordination.

Interior Design L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who apply interior design skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses to design to meet client needs.

Interpersonal Communications L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations skills and apply communication techniques to develop a project designed to strengthen communication.

Job Interview L2 L3
An individual event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations skills to develop a portfolio, participate in an interview, and communicate a personal understanding of job requirements.

Leadership L2 L3
An individual event - recognizes participants who actively evaluate and grow in their leadership potential. Participants investigate their leadership ability, assess leadership and employability skills, and develop and implement a plan to further their leadership development.

National Programs In Action L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who explain how the FCCLA Planning Process was used to implement a national program project.

Nutrition and Wellness L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who track food intake and physical activity for themselves, their family, or a community group and determine goals and strategies for improving their overall health.

Parliamentary Procedure L1 L2 L3
A team event - recognizes chapters that develop a working knowledge of parliamentary law and the ability to conduct an FCCLA business meeting.

Professional Presentation L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who make an oral presentation about issues concerning Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations.

Promote and Publicize FCCLA L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use communications skills and techniques to educate their schools and communities about FCCLA with the intention of growing chapters and strengthening FCS and FCCLA programs.

Public Policy Advocate L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and ability to actively identify a local, state, national, or global concern, research the topic, identify a target audience and potential partnerships, form an action plan, and advocate for the issue in an effort to positively affect a policy or law.

Repurpose and Redesign L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who select a used fashion, home, or other post-consumer item to recycle into a new product.

Say Yes to FCS Education L2 L3
An individual event - recognizes participants who demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to explore and experience the career of being a Family and Consumer Sciences educator. Participants must prepare a portfolio, conduct classroom observations, plan and execute a lesson, develop an FCCLA integration plan, and deliver an oral presentation.

Sports Nutrition L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use Family and Consumer Sciences skills to plan and develop an individualized nutritional plan to meet the needs of a competitive student athletic in a specific sport.

Sustainability Challenge L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants that address environmental issues that adversely impact human health and well-being and who actively empower others to get involved.

Teach and Train L1 L2 L3
An individual event - recognizes participants for their exploration of the education and training fields through research and hands-on experience.

ONLINE NATIONAL STAR EVENTS

Digital Stories For Change L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities to actively identify an issue concerning families, careers, or communities; research the topic; and develop a digital story to advocate for positive change.

FCCLA Chapter Website L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who use a chapter website to educate, inform, and involve members and the general public about the importance of the family and consumer sciences program and the FCCLA chapter.

Instructional Video Design L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities to research, plan, and create an instructional video to deliver content as part of a lesson unit of instruction.

PENNSYLVANIA SPECIFIC STAR EVENTS

PA Cake Decorating L2 L3
An individual event - recognizes participants who demonstrate their skill to produce decorated cakes using industrial pastry art techniques and equipment. Participants must prepare a sample board and a fully decorated 10-inch cake of quality accepted by commercial cake decorating establishments.

PA Food and Beverage Service L3
An individual event - recognizes participants enrolled in occupational Culinary Arts/Food Service Training programs for their ability to demonstrate their skill in food service techniques. Participants will set and serve a table for four guests, using American Style Service in a manner that meets industry standards.

PA Food Art L3
An individual event - recognizes participants for demonstrating their ability to create decorative garnishes from fruits and vegetables. Participants should have knowledge and practice in the art of basic garnishing techniques.

PA Knife Skills L2 L3
An individual event - showcases the best of participant’s knife skills. Participants will produce a required number of uniform food samples demonstrating the use of proper knife skills. Each required knife cut must meet industry standards. The participant must demonstrate the use of proper safety and sanitation procedures.

PA Menu Planning L1 L2 L3
An individual or team event - recognizes participants for demonstrating their ability to plan a complete theme-based menu for an assigned audience. The participants will select recipes to create a meal plan, prepare a nutritional analysis for the meal, bring all supplies needed to create a table setting, and prepare an oral presentation describing the menu plan and set up.

STAR Events Descriptions