The STAR Events program currently includes the following events:
Applied Technology—an individual or team event, recognizes participants who develop a project using technology that addresses a concernrelated to Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations and integrates and applies content from academic subjects.
Career Investigation—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 Service Project—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.Chapter Showcase —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.Early Childhood—an individual event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their ability to use knowledge and skills gained from their enrollment in an occupational early childhood program. Participants must prepare a portfolio and a resource container. On site, participants must plan and present to evaluators an activity related to the theme in response to a case study provided during the event and an oral presentation describing the activity.Entrepreneurship—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. Participants are evaluated on the business plan and an oral presentation and are not required to have implemented the plan. The business must relate to an area of Family and Consumer Sciences education or related occupations.Focus on Children—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.Illustrated Talk—an individual or team event,recognizes participants who make an oral presentation about issues concerning Family and Consumer Sciences and/or related occupations. Participants use visuals to illustrate the presentation.Parliamentary Procedure—a team event, recognizes chapters that develop a working knowledge of parliamentary law and the ability to conduct an FCCLA business meeting.