Calendar of Events

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Ongoing for the 2021-2022 school year: “What’s Up Wednesdays”, virtual sessions for teachers with updates, tips, and resources on making your chapter the best it can be. Watch the FCS Ed listserv for announcements on upcoming dates and topics.

MAY 2022

May 1 VATFACS Student Scholarships applications due (applications are available on the VATFACS website
May 4 National Leadership Conference Early Bird registration and STAR Events entry deadline
May 31 Final affiliation deadline for academic year

JUNE 2022

June 1 Last day for STAR Events substitutions for national participants
June 20-22 2022-23 State Executive Council Leadership Training (Harrisonburg)
June 29-July 3 National Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA

JULY 2022

July 18-21 VATFACS Professional Development Conference, including FCCLA sessions


TBA FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (online testing through
September 23-25 State Executive Council Meeting (Lexington)
September 25-26 Virginia FCCLA Board of Directors Meeting (Lexington)
September 29 FCCLA Day at the State Fair (Doswell)


TBA at 5:00 PM ET  Capitol Leadership and National Fall Conference Regular Registration Deadline
TBA FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (online testing through
TBA  Capitol Leadership and National Fall Conference Full Payment Deadline
October 2-3 Adviser Boot Camp II/Professional Development (Waynesboro)
October 10-12 National FCCLA Capitol Leadership Advocacy Conference (Washington, D.C.)
October 25 Say Yes to FCS and FCCLA College Day at Norfolk State University (Norfolk)


November 1 Early affiliation deadline to receive full-year benefits
November 8 Say Yes to FCS and FCCLA College Day at James Madison University (Harrisonburg)
November 11-13 National FCCLA Fall Conference , with Skill Demonstration (competitive) Events (Columbus, OH)


December 1 National Officer Candidate applications due to Deborah Will (application is found on the State Executive Council page of this website
December 3 FCCLA@theTable as part of AAFCS Dine in Day


January 15 State Officer Candidate Application due to Deborah Will (application is found on the State Executive Council page of this website
January 15 State Honorary Membership/Distinguished Service/School Administrator Award nominations due to State President (nomination forms are found on the Adult Awards page of this website
January 19-21 National FCCLA Adviser Summit – Denver, CO
January 27-29 State Executive Council Meeting – Waynesboro (snow date:  TBA)
TBA Japanese Exchange Program application (click here for more information)


February 1 Affiliation and registration deadline for national Online STAR Events submitted through the chapter affiliation portal (Digital Stories for Change, FCCLA Chapter Website, and Instructional Video Design)
February 1 Adviser Recognition applications due to Membership and Adviser Development Coordinator:
Kathleen Buchanan (award information and applications are on the Adviser Awards page of this website)
February 12-18 FCCLA Week celebrated as part of national Career and Technical Education Month – check here for ideas
February 15 STAR Events entries and affiliation submitted online for best rates for all Virginia 2022 STAR Events participants (click here for detailed information on Virginia STAR Events)
February 15 State Leadership & Recognition Conference registration submitted online for best conference rates (click here for detailed information on the conference)

MARCH 2023

March 1 Power of One Five-Unit applications completed online (log in to chapter affiliation portal, then click on “Program Awards” button); upload 5-unit completer form/s – by 5:00 p.m.
March 1 Career Connection, Community Service, FACTS, Families First, Financial Fitness, Stand Up, and Student Body award applications completed online (log in to chapter affiliation site, then click on “Program Awards” button at the top) – by 5:00 p.m.
March 1 Membership Award applications due to national FCCLA and affiliation deadline for membership recognition at Virginia state conference
March 1 Safe Rides Save Lives PSA Contest submission deadline
March 5 Virginia Outstanding Chapter Application submitted online (click here for detailed information and award application)
March 5 National program project photos emailed to Connie Rhoton (for recognition at state conference)

APRIL 2023

April 14-16 2023 State Leadership & Recognition Conference including announcement of STAR Events awards and scholarships – Virginia Beach