Computer Applications

Category: Computer Skill Test

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 9-12

Deadline/Testing: At School Testing: February 20 - March 15

Competitor Limit: No Limit (new 2022-2023)

Event Guidelines

  • The objective Test will be taken at the local school prior to SLC.
  • The top 15 scores from the objective test qualify to take an application/certification test for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint at SLC.


  • Create, search, and query databases
  • spreadsheet functions and formulas
  • text slide graphics and presentations
  • business graphics
  • word processing


Each chapter may enter FBLA members from Grades 9 through 12. Participants should have completed a computer course utilizing integrated software (word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation). Each participant must pay the SLC registration fee and attend the State Leadership Conference.


The production/certification score will constitute 85% of the final event score. 

The objective test will constitute 15% of the final event score.

Who Goes to Nationals?

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