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State Membership Update

It is never too late to submit your chapter membership rosters or add additional members. Our Tennessee FBLA goal is to surpass 6,000 members. The minimum chapter size required is five student members and one chapter adviser. As of November 30, our association has 1,465 members! Kudos to the following Tennessee FBLA chapters:
Chapter Name Total Students
Alvin C York Agricultural Inst 3
Anderson Co. Career & Tech Center 8
Benton County Career & Tech Center 9
Bristol Tennessee High School 9
Campbell County High School 16
Centennial High School 8
Chester County High School 19
Clarkrange High School 9
Clarksburg High School 3
Clay County High School 63
Clinton High School 10
Cocke County High School 7
Coffee County High School 88
Coffee County Middle School 42
Columbia Central High School 12
Community High School 25
Culleoka High School 19
Dekalb County High School 33
Dickson County Senior High 22
Douglass High School 8
Dresden High School 38
East Hickman High School 11
Elizabethton High School 7
Forrest High School 22
Franklin County High School 59
Greenbrier High School 15
Halls High School 5
Hampshire Unit School 21
Hendersonville High School 23
Henry County High School 18
Heritage High School 6
Hickman County High School 2
Huntland High School 22
Jefferson County High School 5
Lake County High School 8
Lewis County High School 23
Livingston Academy 24
Loretto High School 19
Loudon High School 6
Macon County High School 78
Martin Luther King Prep High School 25
McKenzie High School 16
McNairy Central High School 48
Midway High School 13
Morristown - Hamblen East High School 15
Morristown - Hamblen West High School 10
Mt. Juliet High School 16
Mt. Pleasant High School 6
Munford High School 10
Perry County High School 12
Portland High School 15
Ridgeway High School 9
Santa Fe High School 28
Science Hill High School 18
Scott High School 5
Scotts Hill High School 44
Sequatchie County High School 19
Smith County High School 4
Station Camp High School 10
Stewart County High School 28
Stone Memorial High School 17
Sullivan Central High School 11
Sullivan East High School 17
Tellico Plains High School 11
Tullahoma High School 36
Unaka High School 18
Van Buren High School 16
Warren County Senior H. S. 3
Watertown High School 54
Wayne County Technology 7
West Carroll High School 18
Westmoreland High School 24
White House Heritage School 10
White Station High School 31
William Blount CTE High School 16
GRAND TOTAL 1,465 students

State Membership Campaign Deadline *TODAY*

Last school year was a challenging year for membership growth for Tennessee FBLA, and we want every chapter to reach new heights this year by participating in our state membership campaign. This year, our goal is to exceed 6,000 members in Tennessee FBLA, and we cannot achieve this goal without you. Please remember there are great incentives and awards in place for increasing your chapter membership by December 1. The Tennessee FBLA State Membership Campaign will certainly help you reach your chapter goals.

Virtual Regional Competition Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that we are still facing, all of our regional competitions will be conducted virtually in January. The registration fee will be $10 per student. (There will not be a registration fee for advisers this year.) More details will be published here before registration opens on December 7. Meanwhile, here are a few participation updates and important dates to share with your students, which can also be found at

7                      Regional Leadership Conference Registration Opens | 8:00 a.m. CT
11                    Regional Leadership Conference Registration Closes | 5:00 p.m. CT 

5-7                Regional Competition Online Testing Opens | 8:00 a.m. CT daily
5-7                Regional Competition Online Testing Closes | 5:00 p.m. CT daily
7                      Regional Competition Prejudged Events Due | 5:00 p.m. CT
7                      Regional Competition Payments Due
                         Tennessee FBLA Regional Competition Virtual Role-Plays/Presentations Due Online
11                    Client Service and Job Interview Events Only
12                    Introduction to Event Planning and Middle Level Elevator Speech Events Only
13                    Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Event Management, International Business Events Only
14                    Management Decision Making, Marketing, and Sports & Entertainment Events Only
15                    Impromptu Speaking, Introduction to Public Speaking, Public Speaking Events Only


Individual Objective Test Events – Regionals
Take tests online via AnswerWrite.
 Events in this category:

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Advertising
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Calculations
  • Business Communication
  • Business Law
  • Computer Problem Solving
  • Cyber Security
  • Economics
  • Health Care Administration
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Introduction to Business Procedures
  • Introduction to FBLA
  • Introduction to Financial Math
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
  • Introduction to Social Media Strategy
  • Journalism
  • ML – Business Etiquette
  • ML – Business Math & Financial Literacy
  • ML – Career Exploration
  • ML – Digital Citizenship
  • ML – Introduction to Computer Science & Coding
  • Networking Infrastructures
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Personal Finance
  • Political Science
  • Securities & Investments

Objective Test and Role Play Events – Regionals
Take tests online via AnswerWrite.

  • Where collaborative objective tests are concerned, teams will take test individually, and the individual scores will be averaged for the team members.
  • Eliminate role-play component and make it a presentation.
  • Case study will be released with guidelines for prep times and recording presentations for virtual judges.

Events in this category:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality & Event Management
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Event Planning
  • Management Decision Making
  • Marketing
  • Sports & Entertainment Management

Presentation Events – Regionals
Record presentation and post online for judging (no Q&A).
Events in this category:

  • Client Service
    • Presentation without Equipment: competitors would not be allowed to share their screen while presenting.
    • Has a case study that will be released with guidelines for prep times and recording presentations for virtual judges.

Speech Events – Regionals
Record speech and post online for judging.
Events in this category:

  • Impromptu Speaking
    • Has a prompt that will be released with guidelines for prep times and recording presentation for virtual judges.
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • ML – Elevator Speech
  • Public Speaking

Interview Events - Regionals
Prejudged materials (resume and letter of application) will be prejudged.

  • Interviews will be scheduled and take place in real time via web-based meeting software with virtual judges.

Events in this category:

  • Job Interview

General Role-Play/Presentation Video Submission Guidelines - Regionals
  • Recording Presentations
    • Use any web-based meeting software that allows recording of teams when they are all in different locations, to record team presentations (team members would not have to be in the same room).
      • Recommended: Zoom
      • Note: Individual competitors may use any method they prefer to record presentations.
  • Uploading Presentations
    • Videos must be posted online and submitted via an unlisted (only viewable with a link) format.
      • Recommended: YouTube or Vimeo
      • Note: If you wish to use a method other than YouTube to post your video online, please work with your chapter adviser or your school technology coordinators to assist in posting an unlisted video
    • Videos must be unlocked for viewing purposes
    • It is highly recommended that competitors do practice videos and practice online postings beforehand to make sure that the video posting works as needed.  However, the practice videos cannot be of your competitive event entry.
  • Submitting Presentations
    • Competitor(s) must provide URL needed to play the video

(The above details are subject to change. Please check here daily for any updates.)

Virtual Regional Competition Judges Needed

Do you know business and industry leaders who would be interested in volunteering as a virtual competitive events judge? If so, please encourage them to sign up to judge here.

State Allocations by Region

2021 State Allocations Per Region

Region 1 | Top 7 entries in each event
Region 2 | Top 7 entries in each event
Region 3 | Top 7 entries in each event
Region 4 | Top 7 entries in each event
Region 5 | Top 7 entries in each event
Region 6 | Top 7 entries in each event

*Only the top four Middle Level competitors can advance to SLC*

Competitive Events by Conference

Applications for Regional Officer Candidates and Scholarships

The regional officer application and Dr. Bill Radcliff regional scholarship application are now available on Both applications are due by December 11, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT

Applications for State Officer Candidates and Scholarships

Consider encouraging the most dynamic, emerging leader in your chapter to apply to be a 2021-22 Tennessee FBLA state officer! The Tennessee FBLA state officer application is available online now. Being a Tennessee FBLA state officer is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that focuses on building personal and organizational leadership skills through state and national leadership programs. The Intent to Run Form is due on December 11, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT. All state officer application packets must be submitted online by January 7, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. CT. Each state officer candidate must be registered for his/her district conference. Click here for more information.
The following state scholarship applications must be submitted no later than February 18, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. CT:

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