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 occupational preparation.
STAR Events offers individual skill development through the following:
Michigan FCCLA offers six Michigan-only events at the State Leadership Conference, in addition to the events offered by National FCCLA. Students participating in the Michigan Events will not qualify to attend the National Conference. Click on the name below to download the event information, guidelines and rubrics.
Community Service Challenge - Community Service Challenge, a team event, recognizes participants who develop a project in response to a case study related to an FCCLA-appropriate community service situation provided to them at the State Leadership Meeting.
Creative Teaching - Creative Teaching, an individual or team event, recognizes participants who plan, prepare and present a complete lesson appropriate in a preschool or elementary education setting.
FCCLA Scrapbook - FCCLA Scrapbook evaluates the chapter’s or region’s program of work and how the chapter or region documents these activities. There can be one entry per school or region.
Healthy Lifestyle Challenge 2013 Theme:"Lead the Way to a Full Plate" - Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, a team event, recognizes participants who develop a project in response to a case study situation related to healthy lifestyles provided to them at the State Leadership Meeting.
Project Exhibit - Project Exhibit, an individual or team event, recognizes participants who develop a project related to the family and consumer sciences, early childhood, teacher preparation or related curriculum. Participants must prepare a display and an oral presentation.
Public Speaking - Public Speaking, an individual event, recognizes participants enrolled in a family and consumer science, early childhood education, teacher preparation or related course who demonstrate the ability to research, prepare and present a five-minute persuasive speech about an issue relevant to their coursework.
National STAR Events compete at both the state and national levels of competition. Only those students that qualify at the Michigan State Leadership Conference advance to the national level of competition.
Teach & Train - Teach and Train, an individual event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their ability to explore and experience the career of teaching or training.
Please note: National FCCLA also offers Food Innovations and Hospitality, Tourism & Travel. Michigan DOES NOT offer these events at either the state or national level.
The National STAR Events Guidelines are available for download on the National FCCLA Website every fall in late September/early October. Michigan FCCLA will use the guidelines published online each school year for the state level of competition.