STAR Events

Official Resources

STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills and career preparation.


FCCLA STAR Events offer individual skill development and application of learning through the following activities:

  • cooperative

  • individualized

  • competitive.

STAR Events encourage active student participation and recognize accomplishments of youth. The belief that everyone can be successful is the foundation of these events. Cooperation and copetition are stressed in positive, constructive ways. Respect and interaction between youth ad adults are fostered by establishing teams of adult and youth evaluators and event managers.

Resources for Iowa Members

Tips for Displays

Tips for Portfolios

FCCLA Planning Process

Sample Project ID Page

Example - Career Investigation Portfolio

Example - Job Interview Portfolio

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