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Membership Awards 

 
The following fall membership awards are presented to FBLA chapters at the National Fall Leadership Conference. One (1) national award for FBLA chapters is presented in each category:
 
• Largest Local Chapter
• Local Market Share Award
• Largest Local Chapter Membership—Professional Division (by affiliation)
• Largest State Chapter
• Largest Increase in State Chapter Membership
• State Recruitment of Chapters (may be FBLA, FBLA-Middle Level, or PBL)
• Largest State Chapter Membership— Professional Division (by affiliation)
 
The following end-of-the-year membership awards are presented/announced for FBLA chapters at the National Leadership Conference:
 
• Largest Local Chapter Membership—top two (2) local chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
• Local Chapter Market Share Award—top two (2) local chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
• Largest Local Chapter Membership—Professional Division (by affiliation)—top (2) local chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
• Largest State Chapter—top two (2) state chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
• Largest Increase in State Chapter Membership—top two (2) state chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
• State Recruitment of Chapters—top two (2) state chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
• Largest State Chapter Membership—Professional Division (by affiliation)—top two (2) state chapters in each region and one (1) national winner
 
NEW Your 2013-14 FBLA National Officer Team is pleased to introduce:
 
 
Super Sweeps
FBLA Chapters will have from August 1 to October 20 to complete ten tasks focused on recruitment and retention. All members of chapters completing the Super Sweeps interactive form with the ten projects and who will be attending the NFLC and/or NLC will receive ribbons. Chapters will also receive certificates of recognition.
 
Non Stop November
FBLA Chapters will have from November 1 to December 10 to complete five tasks focused on membership involvement. The tasks will be specifically related to March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Day/Month and American Enterprise Day. All members of chapters completing the Non Stop November interactive form with the five projects and who will be attending the NLC will receive ribbons. Chapters will also receive certificates of recognition.
 
Action Awareness
FBLA Chapters will have from January 15 to March 1 to complete four tasks focused on FBLA awareness. The tasks are specifically related to FBLA-PBL Week, CTSO Month, and America Saves. All members of chapters completing the Action Awareness interactive form with the four projects and who will be attending the NLC will receive ribbons. Chapters will also receive certificates of recognition.
 
All members of chapters completing all three of the Chapter Challenge components who will be attending the NLC will receive pins. Chapters will receive a certificate of recognition at the National Leadership Conference.
 
Big 10
From September 1 to April 1 the top ten local chapters (based on paid membership) will be posted each week. Chapters appearing on the final list will be recognized at the National Leadership Conference with a certificate of recognition.
 
100 Percent Class Participation
FBLA-PBL recognizes local FBLA chapters who recruit 100 percent of a single class as chapter members. A copy of the class roster must be submitted along with a copy of your chapter’s membership list. Winning chapters receive a certificate of recognition in the mail. Local chapter advisers are encouraged to present this chapter award to the chapter president at a local FBLA ceremony or at a school awards assembly. The deadline for this award is April 1. This award also meets one of the criteria for the Outstanding Chapter Award.
 
Membership Achievement Award
FBLA-PBL recognizes local FBLA chapters who either maintain or increase local chapter membership over last year’s total. An application form is located at the end of this section. Winning chapters receive a certificate of recognition in the mail. Local chapter advisers are encouraged to present this chapter award to the chapter president at a local FBLA end-of-the-year banquet or at a school awards assembly. The deadline for this award is April 1. This award also meets one of the criteria for the Outstanding Chapter Award.
 
Membership Madness Award
This program recognizes FBLA members who extend the benefits of membership to their friends and acquaintances. Members who recruit at least five (5) new members receive a certificate of recognition and are recognized on the national Web site. The deadline for submitting Membership Madness Forms is April 1. Local chapter advisers are encouraged to present this award to winning members at a local FBLA ceremony, meeting, or event or at a school awards assembly. This award meets one of the required criteria for the Leader Award of the Business Achievement Awards and the Outstanding Chapter Award.
 
Membership Mania Award
This program recognizes FBLA members who extend the benefits of membership to their friends and acquaintances. Members who recruit at least ten (10) new members receive a certificate of recognition and are recognized on the national Web site. The deadline for submitting Membership Mania Forms is April 1. Local chapter advisers are encouraged to present this award to winning members at a local FBLA ceremony, meeting, or event or at a school awards assembly. This award meets one of the criteria for the America Award of the Business Achievement Awards.
 
Outstanding Chapter Award
This portion of the Business Achievement Awards recognizes a chapter’s participation in a variety of projects and activities with the Outstanding Chapter Award. The program encourages local chapters to plan projects and activities to enrich the experiences of members at the local, district/regional, state, and national levels, which in turn help to increase local chapter membership. Activities are designed around membership and chapter management projects with special emphasis on the three areas represented on the FBLA Crest: Service, Education, and Progress. Chapters going above and beyond in their FBLA participation are rewarded with national recognition. This program has an April 1 deadline. Chapters receive recognition on the national Web site, certificate mailed to the local chapter, and NLC participants receive an Outstanding Chapter ribbon.