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


This test will be moved to an online test that will take place at school or home.

Event Guidelines

Participants must furnish their own No. 2 pencils and erasers and their own calculators. No graphing or financial 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


The test will be machine graded. Ties will be broken based on the order the tests were returned. All judges’ 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, providing they have not entered this event at a previous National Leadership Conference.