Calendar of Events

Check back often for updates from Virginia FCCLA.

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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 8 The Virtual Leadership Experience begins and is available to registered chapters until February 12. Check out the unique information for Virginia chapters as well as many sessions to help you go Beyond Measure!


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 22-24 State Executive Council Meeting – Waynesboro (snow date:  TBA)


TBA 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 8-12 FCCLA Week (“Beyond Measure”) celebrated as part of national Career and Technical Education Month – check here for ideas
February 15 STAR Events entries and affiliation submitted online for all Virginia 2021 virtual STAR Events participants (click here for detailed information on Virginia STAR Events)
February 15 Virtual State Leadership & Recognition Conference registration submitted online for best conference rates (click here for detailed information on the conference)

MARCH 2021

March 1 Power of One Five-Unit applications completed online (log in to chapter affiliation site, then click on “Program Awards” button)
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)
March 1 Membership Award applications due to national FCCLA and affiliation deadline for membership recognition at Virginia state conference
March 3-9 Completed STAR Events entries uploaded into online program for judging
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)
March 10-13 Virginia STAR Events lead consultants will check STAR Events entries uploaded to make sure all links work and are publicly accessible
March 10-13 Online testing window for Culinary Math Management and Parliamentary Procedure
March 14-21 Evaluators score Virginia STAR Events entries
March 25 STAR Events results and scholarship winners put into virtual state conference platform for release during that event

APRIL 2021

April 12 Registration closes for virtual state conference
April 19-21 Virtual 2021 State Leadership & Recognition Conference including announcement of STAR Events awards and scholarships on April 21
April 30 Final STAR Events registration deadline for national competition competitors; all virtual STAR Event project documents and URLs also due

MAY 2021

May 1 VATFACS Student Scholarships applications due (applications are available on the VATFACS website
May 5 National Leadership Conference Early Bird registration deadline
May 27 Final National Leadership Conference registration
May 31 Final affiliation deadline for academic year

JUNE 2021

June 1 Last day for STAR Events substitutions for national participants
June 14-16 2021-22 State Executive Council Leadership Training (location TBA)
June 27- July 1 National Leadership Conference in Nashville

JULY 2021

July 18-22 VATFACS Professional Development Conference (McLean) – including a special by-registration-only FCCLA Adviser Bootcamp!


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


October 19 College Day, “Say Yes to FCS and FCCLA” (JMU, Harrisonburg)
Stay tuned for information about more Say Yes to FCS and FCCLA College Days in the fall!


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