Business Communication

Category: Objective Test

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 11-12

Competitor Limit: Chapters with 1-50 members: 4 competitors Chapters with 51+ members: 5 competitors

Event Guidelines

Participants must furnish their own laptops. This test will be taken online at the conference. No calculators, phones, or other memory storage devices are allowed.


  • Nonverbal and verbal communication
  • communication concepts
  • report application
  • grammar
  • reading comprehension
  • editing and proofreading
  • word definition and usage
  • capitalization and punctuation
  • spelling
  • digital communication


All FBLA members in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible to compete using the following guidelines:

  • 1-50 chapter members = 4 competitors
  • 51+ chapter members = 5 competitors


Ties will be broken based on the time tests were submitted followed by the last 10 questions. All decisions are final.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The first-, second-, and third-place winners of this event will represent Nebraska in the Business Calculations event at the National Leadership Conference, provided they have not placed in the top 10 for this event at a previous National Leadership Conference.