Yet another facet of FCCLA is its growing number of competitive events offered. Competitive events allow members to earn recognition in various skill-based content areas of family and consumer sciences.

Benefits of competitive events:

  • allows members an opportunity to earn recognition;

  • validates the family and consumer sciences curriculum and coursework;

  • allows members to integrate the skills learned in their core classes to develop, carry out and present projects that improve themselves, their families, and community; and

  • assists in building self-confidence.