Middle School – Running an Effective Meeting (New 2022-2023)

Category: Objective Test

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 5-8

Event Guidelines

Participants must furnish their own laptops for the objective test at the conference. No calculators, phones, or other memory storage devices are allowed.


  • Developing an agenda
  • Making motions
  • Amendments to motions
  • Basic Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Committees
  • Bylaws
  • Voting
  • Organization skills
  • Working in teams
  • Virtual settings/meetings
  • Basic Parliamentary Procedure


Only registered Middle School members may compete in Middle School events.


Ties will be broken based on the order the tests were submitted. All judges’ decisions are final.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The top two winners of this event will represent Nebraska in the Middle School - Running an Effective Meeting event at the National Leadership Conference (NLC), provided they have not placed in the top 10 at a previous National Leadership Conference.