State Leadership Conference
April 7-9, 2019
Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, NE
Are you ready for the ultimate Nebraska FCCLA leadership experience? Start making plans for State Leadership Conference 2019 with the conference release and planning guide.
Registration is OPEN until March 1 at 5:00p.m. To register click here: https://www.registermychapter.com/fccla/ne
Members are encouraged to complete the Delegate Information Sheet before beginning the registration process to identify all of the possible conference options and information.Delegate Information Form for Advisers
The State Officer Team is proud to release many of the details for the 2019 State Leadership Conference events.
Conference At-a-Glance provides a big picture overview of the conference. You can see more detailed information about the conference and voting delegate information in the 2019 Conference Release. At-A-Glance Schedule
New This Year! SLC T-Shirt Design Contest t-shirt designs are due to the State Adviser by February 1. T-Shirt Contest
New This Year! State Community Service Project members can compete for bragging rights (and a traveling trophy) for their work in collecting much needed personal items to support local domestic violence shelters as we work to “break barriers” in our communities. 2019 Community Service Project – Personal Care Drive
National Anthem Auditions members interested in showcasing their musical talents are encouraged to audition by February 28. See the flyer for additional instructions National Anthem Flyer
Say Yes to FCS Signing Event If you have a senior attending State Leadership Conference and planning to study in an FCS related career field at a post-secondary institution in Nebraska, we want to recognize them during our Say Yes to FCS signing event! Please complete for EACH student that will be recognized from your Chapter. The form must be completed by February 15th for recognition at State Leadership Conference. Say Yes to FCS Signing Event
Future FCS Teacher Dinner Junior and Senior FCCLA members planning to study Family and Consumer Sciences Education are invited to attend the Annual Future FCS Teacher Dinner on Monday, April 8 held at the Hilton Garden Inn. Chapter Advisers are invited to attend this event with their students, please register here by March 1 Future FCS Teacher Dinner
Honorary Conference Assistants play a vital role in the operation and success of our annual State Leadership Conference. Conference Assistants must be seniors in high school with experience in the FCCLA organization.
Conference Assistants have the following responsibilities throughout the conference:
- Introduce speakers
- Ensure correct AV and room set-up
- Ushers for sessions
- Assist with STAR as needed
- Assist with STAR line-up during Recognition
- Assist attendees in finding rooms
- Ensure individuals with assigned seating find their seats
Conference Assistants will receive their specific assignments at their Orientation Session from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM on Sunday, April 7. In exchange for their time, their conference registration will be reduced by 50%, receive a state t-shirt, and will be provided lunch on Monday. These individuals may not be involved as a STAR Event competitor.
Applications are due to the State Adviser by February 10, 2019 and those who are chosen will be notified by February 15, 2019. Only eight individuals will be accepted as Conference Assistants this year. Applications can be found on the Nebraska FCCLA website and should be sent electronically to the State Adviser at email@example.com
Do you think you know everything there is to know about Nebraska FCCLA? Test your knowledge with the 2019 Knowledge Bowl! Chapters may submit a team of 4 affiliated members per school. Each team member will complete a written test on Sunday, April 7 from 5:00-6:00p.m. Depending on the number of teams, two testing times may be offered. Test scores will be averaged to determine the top four teams to advance to live competition round. Live competition will take place during the Business and Recognition Session. Applications are due to the State Adviser by March 1.
Your guide to ribbons at SLC: Line it Up
Movies at Marcus
Nebraska FCCLA provides an opportunity for FCCLA Chapter members and advisers to watch a movie during State Leadership Conference on Monday, April 8th. Movies are available on a first-come, first served basis. Here’s the listing of available movies: Movie Choices 2019
This year, there are quite a few opportunities for students to help make our conference a success. The first might be for the seniors in the organization to apply to serve as an Honorary Conference Assistant. Non-STAR Event competitors can also volunteer for one of the many FCCLA Serves projects. These service projects will be taking place throughout the city at locations such as People’s City Mission, Matt Talbot Outreach, Lincoln Zoo, and Fresh Start. For more information, check out the opportunities for supplemental activities on the “Meetings” page of the Nebraska FCCLA website.
We want your entire chapter to get involved in State Leadership Conference! Chapters may serve in the following ways:
- Ushers/Greeters at main sessions: Advisers and members are needed to assist the Honorary Conference Assistants and SPOT with welcoming conference attendees and checking for nametags and proper dress code.
- Community Service Donations: We need your help in counting the community service project donations before Opening Session on Sunday evening!
Advisers and Chaperones
Advisers and chaperones play a vital role in ensuring the annual State Leadership Conference is a success.
The following are positions that need to be filled.
- Assist Counting Ballots: On Monday evening, during the first part of the Business and Recognition Session at Pinnacle Bank Arena, one adviser from each district who does not have a candidate for SOC is needed to help count ballots. This will take about 15-20 minutes. (Advisers only)
- Power of One Line Up: Assist with ensuring Power of One award recipients are seated alphabetically by school at the Business and Recognition Session.
- STAR Tally Room: On Monday afternoon, the STAR Events are tallied and recorded. Your assistance and calculators are greatly welcomed between 1:00 PM and 5:30 PM
- Lead Tours: Adults are needed to chaperone groups of about 20 students on tours. You will not be transporting any students.
- Lead FCCLA Serves: Adults are needed to chaperone groups of up to 20 students on service projects throughout the city. Your lunch on Monday will be provided as part of this project. You will not be transporting any students.
- Directors at PBA and Graduate Hotel: Adults are needed to direct members and volunteers to correct room locations and/or tours and FCCLA Serves events.
If you would be interested in helping with any of the events, please complete the survey at:
https://bit.ly/2QrJjRd – Adviser/Chaperone/Chapter Volunteer Sign-up If you are willing to assist, please complete this link by March 1. Assignments will be sent to advisers by March 15.
All housing reservations must be submitted to the hotel directly, not to the State Office. Chapters are highly encouraged to stay at the Graduate Hotel (main conference hotel), Courtyard by Marriott, Hyatt Place and or the Hilton Garden Inn, which are official conference hotels. Details on direct billing and reservation forms will be posted when available.
- The Graduate Hotel 141 N 9th St, Lincoln 68508 402-475-4011
- Hyatt Place 600 Q St, Lincoln 68508 402-742-6007
- Courtyard by Marriott 808 R Street, Lincoln 68508
- Hilton Garden Inn 801 R St, Lincoln 402-475-9000
You may also go to http://www.lincoln.org for a list of hotels in Lincoln. Additional room blocks at other hotels will be made available once the Graduate Hotel is full.
New this Year!
NEW This Year – Baking and Pastry PILOT STAR Event
Baking and Pastry PILOT STAR Event is a team event that recognizes participants who demonstrate their baking and pastry skills through the preparation of quick bread, choux pastry, cookie and shaped yeast bread. Members must be affiliated as occupational and teams (up to 3) must be registered by March 1 in order to participate. One winning team will advance to represent Nebraska during National STAR Events Competition in Anaheim. Contact Kelsey for event information at firstname.lastname@example.org
FCCLA Chapter Advisers and retired Advisers are requested to serve as Lead Room Consultants during State Leadership Conference STAR Event Competition on Monday, April 8, 2019. Each district must submit three Lead Room Consultants to volunteer in this capacity. The Lead Room Consultant meeting will be held on Sunday, April 7 from 4:00-5:00p.m.
Last year, 536 Nebraska FCCLA members competed in STAR Event during State Leadership Conference. Over 100 volunteer evaluators play an essential role in providing feedback to these members. Each chapter must provide evaluators per the following guidelines:
- 2-6 Events = 1 Evaluator
- 7-11 Events = 2 Evaluators
- 12+ Events = 3 Evaluators
If chapters wish to contact evaluators via mail or with a paper form please use this document: Evaluator Application 2019
Accommodations and Special Request Form
FCCLA members that require accommodations for STAR Events or during State Leadership Conference should work with their Chapter Advisers to submit those needs using the following form. FCCLA Participant with Accommodations Form
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