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FBLA



Moderator: Dr. Su Craddock

 

Description: FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) is a nonprofit educational association of student members preparing for careers in business.  During the course of the year, you will have the opportunity to hear great speakers, participate in community service projects, attend our annual Fall Rally in Perry, compete against other high schools all over the state, attend leadership conferences and much more!  

 

Meeting Times and Locations: Dates subject to change; Meetings are announced via email, Remind, and Google Classroom for existing members, and electronic message boards for everyone; check email and Google Classroom regularly (current members only) and watch electronic message boards 3 pm-3:20 pm; Room 400

 

Club Dues for the Year: $28 without an FBLA t-shirt and $38 with an FBLA t-shirt

 

Other Information: FBLA has over 250,000 members in the US, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, US Territories, Haiti, Canada, and China.  Membership is open to all students who are interested in pursuing a business or business-related career.  Participating in competitive events, becoming an officer, applying for scholarships, discovering and learning about your specific career path, networking with students from around the United States, and having fun are opportunities provided for every FBLA member.  It also looks great on a college application, resume, and National Honor Society application.

Remind: @btfbla

Twitter: @BT_FBLA

Google Classroom: t8mxhs

Click here to join FBLA today

Competitive Events Reference   

Fall Motivational Rally (Rally) Dates and Deadlines:

  • Dues Eligibility Deadline: September 6, 2017
  • When: Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Where: GA National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, Perry, GA
  • How much: $65 (includes registration fee, rides wristband, and transportation)

Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) Dates and Deadlines (sign up early for the Monopoly Tournament): if there are less than 10 members who sign up, we will not attend this conference.

  • Dues Eligibility Deadline: September 22, 2017
  • Registration Deadline: October 6, 2017
  • When: November 15-16, 2017 (we will leave after school on November 14th)
  • Where: Classic Center, Athens, GA
  • How much: $50 + $6/person for Monopoly Tournament
  • Hotel accommodations and price: TBD

Region Leadership Conference (RLC) Dates and Deadlines:

  • Dues Eligibility Deadline: October 31, 2017
  • Registration Deadline: November 14, 2017
  • Skills Testing (deadline is November 1st; testing is November 27 - December 6): not participating in this area
  • Online Testing: at BT in room 400, November/December, 2017 TBD 3pm-5pm
  • Region Leadership Conference and Performance Testing
    • When: January 9-31, 2018, specific date and time: TBD
    • Transportation: BT bus
    • Where: TBD
    • How much: $25 (includes a meal)
Updated guidelines for the competitive events:
  • click here for information on the FBLA-PBL Competitive Events
  • State Leadership Conference (SLC) Dates and Deadlines:

    • Dues Eligibility Deadline: January 15, 2018
    • Online Testing: March 1-2 or 5-6, 2018 at BT in room 400
    • When: March 23-24, 2018
    • Where: Hyatt Regency Atlanta
    • Registration fees:
           
      $75 (registration, staying 2 or more nights),
           $85 registration, staying only one night),
           and $120 (late registration)
    • Hotel accommodations: TBD, Atlanta, GA
    • Hotel charges: Hotel charges are NOT included in the registration fee
    • Food: Food costs are NOT included in the registration fee

    National Leadership Conference (NLC) Dates and Deadlines:

    • Institute for Leaders:  June 27-28, 2018
    • When: June 27-July 1, 2018
    • Where: Baltimore, MD
    • How much: TBD
    • Registration Fee: $115*; late fee: $125* 
    • (subject to change);
    • Registration deadline: March 30, 2018 ~ NLC Competitor Commitment & Deposit Deadline (must be received by this date)
    Summer Leadership & Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) Dates and Deadlines:
    • When: TBD July, 2018
    • Where: TBD
    • How much: $35
    • Registration deadline: April 26, 2018