Calendar of Events

Check back often for updates from Virginia FCCLA
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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 20 Japanese Exchange Program application (click here for more information)
January 27-29 State Executive Council Meeting – Waynesboro (snow date:  TBA)


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)
February 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, or 23 Culinary Days of Service at the Central Virginia FoodBank (more information here)
February 24 FCCLA Week/CTE Month Promotion Contest entries due (click here for more information)

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 and one social media post 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

MAY 2023

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 2023

June 1 Last day for STAR Events substitutions for national participants
June 19-22 2023-24 State Executive Council Leadership Training – Blacksburg

JULY 2023

July 2-6 National Leadership Conference and Competitive Events – Denver, CO
July 17-20 VATFACS Professional Development Conference, including FCCLA sessions (location TBA)


TBA FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (online testing through
September 22-24 State Executive Council Meeting (Lexington)
September 24-25 Virginia FCCLA Board of Directors Meeting (Lexington)
September TBA FCCLA Day at the State Fair (Doswell)


October 1 Application deadline for National Program Mini-Grant Funding Through the Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation (access the Word document here and a Google Doc herecheck back in the spring for updated documents)
TBA Adviser Boot Camp II/Professional Development
TBA Final date for FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (online testing through
October 9-11 National FCCLA Capitol Leadership Advocacy Conference (Washington, D.C.)
TBA at 5:00 PM ET  National Fall Conference Regular Registration Deadline
TBA  National Fall Conference Full Payment Deadline
Stay tuned for information on fall 2023 Say Yes to FCS and FCCLA College Days!


November 1 Early affiliation deadline to receive full-year benefits
November 1 Application deadline for Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation College scholarship (available as a Google Doc and in Word formatcheck back in the spring for updated documents)
November 10-12 National FCCLA Fall Conference , with Skill Demonstration (competitive) Events (Birmingham, AL)


December 1 National Officer Candidate applications due to Deborah Will (application is found on the State Executive Council page of this website
December 3 Family & Consumer Sciences Day