Calendar of Events

Check back often for updates from Virginia FCCLA.
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September 15 – October 15 FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (online testing through
September 17-19 State Executive Council Meeting (Lexington)
September 19-20 Virginia FCCLA Board of Directors Meeting (Lexington)
September 26-27 Virginia FCCLA Adviser Professional Development – “Boot Camp” (Waynesboro) – including a special break-out time for culinary arts instructors Fall Boot Camp Registration Form. Use this Housing Form for hotel reservations.
September 30 FCCLA Day at the State Fair (Doswell)


October 4 Registration for national Skill Demonstration Events (project video URL must also be provided by this date)
October 7 at 5:00 PM ET  Capitol Leadership and National Fall Conference Regular Registration Deadline
October 15 FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl (online testing through
October 19 College Day, “Say Yes to FCS and FCCLA” (JMU, Harrisonburg) College Day Registration Form
October 21  Capitol Leadership and National Fall Conference Full Payment Deadline
October 22  Virginia FCCLA Pumpkin Decorating Fall Contest Deadline


November 4-5 National FCCLA Capitol Leadership Advocacy Conference (Washington, D.C. Hyatt)
November 5-7 National FCCLA Fall Conference (Washington, D.C. Hyatt), with Skill Demonstration (competitive) Events offered in a virtual format


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
December 11 Careers in Technical Education Night (Norfolk Scope Arena) ~ Event kicks off at 5:00 pm


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 21-23 State Executive Council Meeting – Waynesboro (snow date:  TBA)


February 1 Affiliation and registration deadline for national Online STAR Events
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 14-18 FCCLA Week (“Make It Count”) 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 2022

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 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 2022

April 1-3 2022 State Leadership & Recognition Conference including announcement of STAR Events awards and scholarships
April TBA Final STAR Events registration deadline for national competition competitors

MAY 2022

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

JUNE 2022

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

JULY 2022

July TBA VATFACS Professional Development Conference