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Skill Demonstration Events

These events provide opportunities for members to demonstrate college and career-ready skills in Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations.  These competitions take place at National Cluster Meetings.  Event information and policies can be found in the 2014-2015 Competitive Events Guide.

Congratulations to all of the Skill Demonstration Event Winners!

Skill Demonstration Events Policies and Rotation Chart

  • Consumer Math Challenge - an individual event, is an applied academic math test which allows participants to complete everyday consumer challenges related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including personal finance and consumer education concepts.
  • Culinary Chicken Fabrication - an individual event, will showcase the best of participants’ knife skills. Participants will safely fabricate a chicken into eight pieces, meeting industry standards and demonstrating proper safety and sanitation procedures.  THIS EVENT WILL BE OFFERED IN FALL, 2015.
  • Culinary Food Art - an individual event, will showcase the best of participants’ creative and artistic skills in utilizing an assortment of fruits and vegetables to design and create an interesting food art item.
  • Culinary Math Challenge - an individual event, is an applied academic math test which allows participants to solve common culinary arts problems using math skills including measurements, fractions, decimals, conversions, yield percents and costs.
  • Culinary Knife Skills - an individual event, will showcase the best of participants’ knife skills. Participants will produce six uniform pieces for each knife cut meeting industry standards and demonstrate proper safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Early Childhood Challenge - an individual event, is a knowledge and skill test which allows participants to complete challenges related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including child development and early childhood education concepts.
  • Fashion Sketch - an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to design and sketch a croquis based upon a provided design scenario. 
  • FCCLA Creed Speaking and Interpretation – an individual event, recognizes first-year members (through grade 9) for their ability to recite the FCCLA creed and interpret it within the context of their personal philosophy.  This event provides an opportunity for members to gain self-confidence in public speaking while learning the values and philosophy expressed by the organization in which they hold membership.
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation Challenge - an individual event, is a knowledge and skills challenge which allows participants to complete questions related to Family and Consumer Sciences content matter, including hospitality, tourism and recreation content.
  • Impromptu Speaking - an individual event, recognizes participants for their ability to address a topic relating to FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences without prior preparation.  The ability to express one’s thoughts in an impromptu situation while maintaining poise, self-confidence, logical organization of point, and conversational speaking are important assets in family, career and community situations.
  • Science in FACS Challenge - an individual event, is a knowledge and skills test which allows partiicipants to complete challenges related to Family and Consumer Sciences subject matter, including science and technology concepts related to food, health, and textile sciences.
  • Speak Out for FCCLA - an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to utilize marketing and public speaking skills to promote Family and Consumer Sciences and FCCLA membership through participation in the FCCLA national program Power of One unit, "Speak Out for FCCLA."
  • Toys That Teach  - an individual event, recognizes members for their ability to design, build, and demonstrate an original homemade toy which provides learning and play for either an individual child or a small group of children.  The toy is to be constructed of common, everyday household items, meet safety guidelines, and be easy to carry and use.

 

Skill Demonstration Event Resources

 

Questions?  Contact competitiveevents@fcclainc.org.

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