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State Leadership Conference

State Leadership Conference is the culminating leadership event for the California FCCLA. Members throughout California gather to increase their leadership skills, explore career options, compete in the state finals of the Competitive Recognition Events and elect a new team of state officers. Chapter, region and state awards, recognition, and scholarships are presented during the State Meeting. Members return home motivated and inspired to better fulfill their roles in the home, school, and community. Make plans now to be part of the excitement at the State Leadership Conference!

NOTE: State Conference Registrations:

In terms of Purchase Order (P.O.) usage for all chapters for all activities (excluding affiliation), if the Chapter has submitted a P.O. signed by a school representative (not the advisor or student, but an actual employee of the accounting/finance/etc. department of the school) by the deadline date, no late fees will be assessed. Late fees will be assessed for a P.O. received after the deadline date, even if registration paperwork was submitted on time.

Advance online registration must be submitted AND payment or district purchase order must be received or postmarked by the deadline date (March 15, 2020), in order for your chapter to qualify for the advance registration. If any registration items are received after the deadline date (March 15, 2020) your chapter’s registration would be considered as on-site registration. Submit payment or district purchase order to:

               CA FCCLA Financial Services
               PO Box 6, Galt, CA 95632
               Email Purchase Orders to:

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State Leadership Conference Registration Opens March 1, 2020

Use the above invoice to have checks generated in advance of registration.

The 2020 State Leadership Conference will be held April 25-28, 2020, Fresno, CA

Emblematic Material

For delivery before State Leadership Conference, please be sure to place your order by April 6, 2019. Orders that are not complete with payment by April 6, cannot guarantee delivery before State Leadership Conference.
For the delivery of California FCCLA items before the National Leadership Conference, please be sure to place your order by June 7, 2019. Orders that are not complete with payment by June 7, cannot guarantee delivery before the National Leadership Meeting.
For the delivery of California FCCLA items before the Regional Officer Training Conference, please be sure to place your order by July 5, 2019. Orders that are not complete with payment by July 5, cannot guarantee delivery before Regional Officer Training Conference.

State Meeting Online Registration - Helpful Information

  • Students marked in "Pink" are competitors who have placed 1-7 in the STAR competition.
  • Students already registered will be highlighted in "Green".
  • If you have a credit the system will credit your account upon checkout. This credit will be reflected in your total amount when you are re-directed to PayPal for payment.
  • If you have not clicked on the "finalize & process payment" you can always go back and make adjustments to your selections.
  • If you "finalize & process payment" you can always go back and register additional attendees and generate another invoice.
  • If you have any questions you can email When emailing, please include your school name and chapter id # in the subject line.
  • IMPORTANT - Review your selections before you finalize & process payment.

Host Hotel

To qualify for these registration fees, schools located beyond a 30-mile radius from the conference site must stay at the official conference hotel. Those chapters choosing not to stay at an official conference hotel will be assessed an additional registration fee of $25 per person, per day.

Host Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton
Fresno Convention Center
2233 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA 93721
CA FCCLA Group Rate: $124.00 (plus applicable taxes)

Hotel Reservations Form

*Hotel reservations open January 27, 2020
State Leadership Conference Packet available December 1, 2019.

When making your selections you will need to answer yes/no if you are staying at the host hotel(s).
IMPORTANT: Schools located within the 30-mile radius from the conference site, DO NOT select yes/no.

State Invoice Template

College & Career Fair

Gain exposure for your school, program, career area, employment opportunities, etc. to approximately 600 students and 120 teachers engaged in FCS education courses in California middle and high schools by participating in our College & Career Show at this year’s State Leadership Conference. There is limited space available, if interested in participating, please complete one of the links below.

Workshop Presenters

FCCLA is a pre-professional organization for students in grades 7-12 who are enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences programs. During the leadership meeting, members will compete for over $685,000 in prizes and scholarships in more than 27 varied events ranging from Commercial Food Preparation and Energy Conservation to Fashion Design, Child Development & Education, and Culinary Arts Display. In addition, they will attend leadership and career development workshops. If you would like to submit a proposal to present a workshop, please click on one of the links proved below.

State Leadership Conference Program & Chart

  • 2020 Onsite Program.pdf
  • 2020 Onsite Chart.pdf

State Leadership Conference Packet


  • 2020 State STAR Questions and Answers - Coming Soon


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Voting Delegates

Voting Delegates to Annual State Leadership Meeting -- Chapter voting delegates will be assigned on the basis of affiliated membership. Each affiliated chapter will be allowed voting delegates as indicated below based on its membership on March 1 of the current year:

(Chapter Membership) (Voting Delegates)
12 1
13 to 24 2
25 to 50 3
51 to 75 4
76 to 100 5
101-125 6
126-150 7
151-175 8
176-200 9
201-225 10
226-250 11
251-275 12
276-300 13
Over 300 14

“FCCLA not only allowed me to better my leadership skills, but the opportunities through career preparation has helped me decided my path in life. I can’t say I would be where I am right now without being in FCCLA.”

Dev Bhatt,
(Ruben S. Ayala FCCLA)