Competitive Events

2024 STAR Registration

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The final date to submit STAR submissions is January 16. After this date there will be a $15 per student late fee assessed. You then have until January 19 to resolve deficiencies.

STAR Event General Rules & Guidelines
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STAR Event Overview

STAR Themes

2023-24 STAR Event Themes

Competitive Event Levels:

  • Level 1 - Members through grade 6-8
  • Level 2 - Members in grades 9 and 10
  • Level 3 - Members in grades 11 and 12

* Event is not intended for a Capstone level course
** Event is intended for an Advanced Capstone level course
+ Event advances to the National Leadership Competition

Mixed Level Teams

  • Team Events with only Level 2 or Level 3 may not include members through grade 8.
  • Team events with only Level 3 may not include members through Grade 10.
  • Events that have all three levels can have a mixed team of any level but must enter at the level of the highest participant member’s grade level.

C-STAR
INDIVIDUAL EVENTS

(Individual Students)
Cost per person - $25; unless noted

Child Development (Levels 1, 2, 3, *) - New: Scaffolded

Culinary Display (see Levels below)

(Levels 1, 2, 3—category dependent)
Category A: Appetizers (Levels 2,3)
Category B: Breads (Levels 2, 3)
Category C: Creative Cakes (Levels 1, 2, 3)
Category D: Cupcakes (Level 1)
Category E: Wedding Cakes (Level 3)
Category F: Patisserie (Level 3)

Menu Planning and Table Display (Levels 1, 2, 3, *)

Room Design (Level 1)

Salad Preparation (Levels 1, 2, 3, *)

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS

(Individual Students)
Cost per person - $25; unless noted

Baking and Pastry (Level 3, **, +)
(Compete at State Only) | Cost per person - $50

Culinary Arts | Cost per person - $50 (Level 3, **, +)

Fashion Construction (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Job Interview (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Leadership (Level 1, 2, 3, +)
Say Yes to FCS Education (Level 1, 2, 3, +)
Teach and Train (Level 1, 2, 3, +)

TEAM EVENTS

(1–3 STUDENTS)
Cost per person - $25 unless noted

Chapter Service Project Display (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Entrepreneurship (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Event Management (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Fashion Design (Level 2, 3, +)
Focus on Children (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Food Innovations (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Interior Design (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
National Programs in Action (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Nutrition and Wellness (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Parliamentary Procedure
(Competition at State Only) (Level 1, 2, 3, +)
Professional Presentation (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Public Policy Advocate (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Repurpose and Redesign (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)
Sports Nutrition (Levels 1, 2, 3, +)