This online event challenges students to integrate multiple areas of business knowledge and skills, using critical-thinking skills and teamwork during competition. Student teams will compete online during the fall and spring competitions.
Teams are of two members from active local chapters may participate in both the fall and spring online LifeSmarts competitions. Chapters can have an unlimited number of teams, although a team members cannot be on more than one team. Team members cannot be changed once a team has been registered.
The top 12 nationally-ranked teams from each season's competition are eligible to compete at the NLC, though only the highest ranked team from Massachusetts will be eligible if multiple teams qualify. If a team qualifies for and participates in the final round of the competition, they cannot compete in any other events (excluding chapter events). Competitors must have paid FBLA national and state dues in order to participate in this program.
Fall Competition: October 16, 2017–November 10, 2017
Spring Competition: January 29, 2018–February 23, 2018
To get started, visit the LifeSmarts website »