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C-STAR EVENTS

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2019-2020 Events Guidelines by Event


C-STAR
INDIVIDUAL EVENTS ONLY

Child Development
Recognizes participants who demonstrate their ability to select and present a song or story for preschool children. (Levels 1, 2, 3)

Child Development- Planning Form [doc] | 2019-20 Child Development [pdf]

Culinary Display
Recognizes participants for their ability to demonstrate their skills in presenting foods for a buffet table/or fine restaurant dining. State themes will be provided and categories will include: advanced presentation cakes, appetizers, art display, breads, decorated wedding cakes, and patisserie. (Levels1, 2, 3—category dependent) Category A: Art Display: Level 1; Category B: Advanced Presentation Cakes: Level 2; Category C: Appetizers: Level 2; Category D: Breads: Level 3; Category E: Decorated Wedding Cakes: Level 3; Category F: Patisserie: Level 3

2019-20 Culinary Display [pdf]

Menu Planning and Table Display
Recognizes participants who demonstrate their skill in menu planning, plan a lunch or dinner menu based on the state theme for two people, and provide a nutritional analysis. (Levels 1, 2, 3)

2019-20 Menu Planning and Table Display [pdf] | 2019-20 Menu Planning and Table Display Recipes for Sample [docx]
2019-20 Menu Planning Table Display Example Nutrition Analysis [xls]

Room Design
Recognizes participants who apply interior design skills learned in FCS courses to design interiors that meet the living space needs of clients based on the current state theme. (Level 1, 2, 3)

2019-20 Room Design [pdf]

Salad Preparation
Participants demonstrate knife skills/safety and sanitation skills developed in FCS courses to prepare a salad and salad dressing for home use based on the state theme. (Levels 1, 2, 3)

2019-20 Salad Preparation [pdf] | 2019-20 Salad Preparation Cost Analysis Template [xls]

Sewing Construction
Recognizes participants who demonstrate construction techniques and knowledge of the consumer aspects of clothing selection, design, and care. (Level 1, 2)

2019-20 Sewing Construction Event [pdf]

TEAM EVENTS (1–3 students)

Baking and Pastry (Competition at State Only)
Recognizes participants who are enrolled in an occupational food service training program and demonstrate skills through the preparation of a quick bread, choux pastry, cookie, and shaped yeast bread. (Level 3, **, +)

Chapter in Review Portfolio
Represented by a team to develop and implement a well-balanced program of work to promote Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) and FCCLA to the community. (Levels 1, 2–3 +)

Chapter Service Project Display
Represented by a team to develop and implement an in-depth community service project that makes a worthwhile contribution to families, schools, and communities. (Levels 1, 2–3 +)

Culinary Arts
Recognizes participants enrolled in an occupational food service training program for their ability to work as a team to produce a quality meal using industrial culinary arts/food service techniques and equipment. (Level 3, **, +)

Entrepreneurship
Recognizes participants who develop a plan for a small business using FCS skills and sound business practices. The business must relate to an area of FCS education. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Event Management
Recognizes participants who apply skills learned in FCS courses to plan an event for an educational institution, community or non-profit organization, business, or governmental institution. Levels 2 and 3 include an event volunteering experience. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Fashion Design
Recognizes participants who apply fashion design skills learned in FCS courses to design and market clothing styles with a 4-piece collection. (Level 3, +)

Focus on Children
Recognizes participants who plan and conduct a child development project that has a positive impact on children and the community. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Food Innovations
Recognizes participants who apply food product development by creating an original prototype formula, testing the product through focus groups, and developing a marketing strategy based on an annual topic. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
Recognizes participants who demonstrate their knowledge into a hypothetical or real business. Project must relate to culinary, lodging, recreation, tourism, or event coordination. (Level 2, 3, +)

Interior Design
Recognizes participants who apply interior design skills to meet the living space needs of clients based on the current national design scenario. (Level 3, +)

National Programs in Action
Represented by a team who explains how the FCCLA Planning Process was used to implement a national program project. (Levels 1, 2–3 +)

Parliamentary Procedure (Competition at State Only)
Represented by a team of 4–8 members who develop a working knowledge of parliamentary law and the ability to conduct a business meeting. (Levels 1, 2–3 +)

Professional Presentation
Recognizes participants who make an oral presentation about issues concerning FCS and/or related occupations and provide visuals to illustrate the presentation. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Public Policy Advocate
Recognizes participants who identify a local, state, national or global concern, research the topic, identify a target audience and potential partnerships, form an action plan, and advocate to affect a policy or law. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Repurpose and Redesign
Recognizes participants who apply recycling and redesign skills learned in FCS courses to create a display with a used fashion, home or other postconsumer item to repurpose into a new product. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Sports Nutrition
Recognizes participants who use FCS skills to plan and develop an individualized nutritional plan to meet the needs of a competitive student athlete in a specific sport. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

Sustainability Challenge
Recognizes participants that address environmental issues and actively empower others by researching one of the five topics provided, investigate areas where they can make a difference, and develop a project for their home, school, or community. (Levels 1, 2, 3 +)

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS ONLY

Fashion Construction
Recognizes participants who apply skills to create a display and construct a garment using eight fashion construction techniques. (Level 3, +)

Job Interview
Recognizes participants who use FCS skills to develop a portfolio, participate in an interview, and communicate a personal understanding of job requirements. (Levels 2, 3, +)

Teach and Train
Recognizes participants enrolled in an occupational training program as they prepare a portfolio of the teaching/ training career, prepare and execute a complete lesson/workshop plan, and an oral presentation. (Level 3, **, +)

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C-STAR Invoice Template

Use the template below for the C-STAR invoice to start generating a school check.

C-STAR Registration/Payment:

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.

Online registration must be submitted AND payment or district purchase order must be received or postmarked by “deadline date”, in order for no late fees to be assessed. Submit payment or district purchase order to:

CA FCCLA Financial Services
PO Box 6, Galt, CA 95632
Email Purchase Orders to:  mmaberto@ca-fccla.org

C-STAR Legend

KEY

  • Level 1, grades 6–8
  • Level 2, grades 9–10
  • Level 3, grades 11–12

** Students must be enrolled in an Occupational Course
(+) Event advances to the National Competition

Mixed Level Teams

  • Team events with only Level 2 or Level 3 may not include members through grade 8.
  • Team events with only Level 3 may not include members through grade 10.
  • Events that have all three levels can have a mixed team of any level, but must enter at the level of the highest participant member’s grade level.

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