Middle School – Young Leader Award

Category: Prejudge Project

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 5-8

Deadline/Testing: March 1

Competitor Limit: One entry per chapter.

Event Guidelines

Elements to display

  • Criteria for selection of the nominees for this event should include:
    • Years of participation in FBLA activities.
    • Extent of participation in FBLA conferences sponsored by the state chapter and national association.
    • Offices held on the local level and goals accomplished in this position.
    • Chairmanships and committee participation.
    • Contributions to local, state, and national projects.
    • FBLA honors and awards—local, state, and/or national.


  • An applicant for this event can also apply for the All-State Quality Member Award.
  • Each local chapter shall determine its own method for selecting its nominee for the Young Leader Award.
  • To be considered for national recognition, the nominee must have completed one level of the LEAD Award.
  • Submit to the Nebraska Young Leader online form with a PowerPoint-type presentation displaying the required elements.
  • Name file: YoungLeader_Chapter_Name.PDF


All registered Middle School Members who have completed one level of the LEAD program.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The top winner of this event will represent Nebraska for the Middle School - Young Leader Award at the National Leadership Conference (NLC).