Special Edition
CDE Registration


December 10, 2015  
Career Development Events Handbook
The Board of Directors Sub-Committee met and developed a Career Development Events (CDE) - Students Taking Action with Recognition Events (STAR) Handbook. This document will be posted on the Ohio FCCLA website next week.  Competitor qualifications are addressed below.
CDE Registration

  • December 1, 2015 through December 15, 2015 -  CDE registration
  • After December 15, 2015 chapters may not add additional events
  • By January 20, 2016 all names of affiliated members must be entered in to the registration system however additional students may be added up till the event for the 2015-16 school year
  • Any affiliated member can replace a participant in an event
  • Each participant must be a paid affiliated member by midnight the night before the event
  • All CDE registration fees must be paid before competition date or competitor will be disqualified
  • No refunds will be issued for cancelled CDE events by the local chapter
  • Annual Teacher Acknowledgement and Certification Form must be submitted before students can register for CDE's 
Competitor Qualification Requirements 
  • CDEs are open to all affiliated middle school and high school students current or previous enrollment in Ohio Department of Education, Office of Career Technical Education approved Family and Consumer Sciences course(s) and related career field course(s)
  • Participants may only represent the school where they are currently enrolled
  • Members may compete in one team CDE, and one individual CDE
  • Occupational Category participants may compete in one team and one individual Ohio Only Events in addition to one team and one individual event (national level events)
  • Should a member of a team be absent at the preliminary event, it is a local decision if the participant(s) move forward in that event
  • Members may only qualify for one event at the national level
  • All members must sign the 2015-16 Ohio FCCLA Program and Event Release of Liability and Consent and return to the adviser before competing
Registrations must be submitted by end of business on December 15, 2015.  Any unfinished registration will not be accepted. All payments will be due January 15, 2015 without encumbering a late fee.   All fees must be paid prior to the competitive event.


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