State Conference

2023 State Leadership & Recognition Conference:
April 14 -16 in Virginia Beach

The 2023 State Leadership & Recognition Conference, including the STAR Events competitions, will be held in Virginia Beach on April 14 – 16. Begin planning now to attend!

The 2022-23 state officers invite you to join them in Virginia Beach for Incredible Adventures, FCCLA style!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

General information for the state conference is available below and should be reviewed carefully before beginning the registration process. Registration for the 2023 conference will open in January 2023. The conference will be filled with entertaining general sessions, career and college information, informative workshops, competition, scholarships and awards, and much more!

Contact for questions about the state conference:
Connie Rhoton

crhoton@mecc.edu

Contact for questions about competitive events:
Deborah Will

debbiewillFCCLA@comcast.net

Dates for Future Conferences
These are tentative dates pending finalization of meeting space contracts:
April 12-14, 2024
April 4-6, 2025

2023 Conference Information & Forms

IMPORTANT GENERAL INFORMATION:
Click the text above to download important details related to registration cost, descriptions of sessions and workshops, and opportunities for involvement. Please review this document carefully before starting the registration process. Conference forms (required and optional) are provided in the column to the right.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION:
Instructions for registering your chapter in the online site ~ check back in January for instructions

Use this link to register online for the 2023 state conference ~ check back in January for link

HOTEL RESERVATION FORMS ~ available below

To begin, review this list of hotels holding room blocks for our groups. This information is also found on page 5 of the Conference General Information document above.
List of Hotels with 2023 FCCLA Blocks
Select your top choice based on which best meets your needs (bus parking, up to 6 in a room, short walk to VBCC, price, etc.). It is important to stay in these hotels since they support FCCLA by holding the rooms until our February 15 deadline.
Reservation forms are sent directly to the hotel, not to Virginia FCCLA. Each adviser is responsible for working with their selected hotel to meet payment deadlines with a credit card or school check.

ALL HOTEL RESERVATION FORMS – This document provides reservation forms to all hotels in the FCCLA contract. Forms for each individual hotel are provided below. If you need to access housing forms in a Google Doc format, click here and open the file labeled VA FCCLA FORMS and then open the “State Conference folder”.

DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach – Headquarters Hotel
Costa Azul Suites
Comfort Suites Beachfront
Country Inn & Suites
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
Holiday Inn Express
SpringHill Suites

SLIDESHOWS FROM RECENT STATE CONFERENCES
(pdf format)

2022 Conference

CONFERENCE FORMS

The forms below are in MSWord format. If you need to access conference forms in a Google Docs format, click here and open the file labeled VA FCCLA FORMS and then open the “State Conference folder”.

ADVISER RESPONSIBILITY FORM (required) (MSWord version)

STUDENT MEDICAL & CONDUCT FORM (required) (MSWord version) This form is required for each student attendee.

ADVISERS’ CHECKLIST (MSWord version)
Use this form as a resource to meet deadlines and complete important conference preparation tasks.

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT FORM (MSWord version)
Download this form to recognize up to 3 senior members for outstanding FCCLA involvement. (Due March 15)

HOSTS FOR GENERAL SESSIONS FORM (MSWord version)
Download this form to volunteer students to serve as hosts for conference general sessions.

SLRC OUTREACH DONATION FORM (MSWord version)
Download this form to support the 2023 conference Outreach Project and be recognized for that support. (Due March 15)

REFUND REQUEST FORM (MSWORD version) Download this document to request a refund for a conference registration. STAR Events fees are non-refundable.

PRESS RELEASE (MSWORD version)
Coming in March: Download this document to edit for use in publicizing your chapter’s participation in the conference.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION
(MSWORD version)
Coming in March: Download this fillable certificate to recognize your participants.

VIRGINIA FCCLA 2023 CONFERENCE DRESS CODE
Follow this revised Virginia FCCLA Dress Code for the 2023 State Leadership & Recognition Conference.

VIRGINIA FCCLA STATE CONFERENCE BANQUET ATTIRE EXAMPLES
The above link will give pictorial examples of appropriate attire for the Banquet/Gala at the state conference.