Puget Sound FBLA Looking for Judges!


The Puget Sound (PS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Winter Regional Conference (WRC) is on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU). This will be the first opportunity this year for members to demonstrate their skills, abilities, and knowledge in their chosen competitive events. The Top Six winners at the Puget Sound Winter Conference will represent their school’s FBLA chapter at the FBLA State Business Leadership Conference (SBLC) in Spokane, WA April 19 – 22, 2023 to compete and earn the right to represent Washington State FBLA at the National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Atlanta, GA June 27 – June 30, 2023. The FBLA Puget Sound Region Winter Conference details:

Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447

Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm


Please review the competitive event guidelines and rating sheets that you are interested in to familiarize yourself with the topic area. FBLA competitive event website:

Judging for Saturday, February 4, 2023 We are looking for two judges per event.
Case Study (role plays)Performance Events
Banking & Financial SystemsBroadcast JournalismIntroduction to Business Presentation (grades 9 – 10)
Business ManagementBusiness EthicsIntroduction to Event Planning (grades 9 – 10)
Client ServiceClient ServiceIntroduction to Public Speaking (grades 9 – 10)
EntrepreneurshipCritical Thinking (grades 7 & 8)Introduction to Social Media Strategies (grades 9 – 10)
Help Desk (technology related)Data AnalysisJob Interview Finals (10 interviews max)
Hospitality & Event ManagementDigital Video ProductionPublic Service Announcement
International BusinessE-BusinessPublic Speaking
Management Information Systems (technology related)Electronic Career PortfolioPublication Design
MarketingElevator SpeechSales Presentation
Network Design (technology related)Exploring Business IssuesSocial Media Strategies
Sports & Entertainment ManagementGraphic DesignWebsite Design
Impromptu Speaking


You MUST bring a tablet or laptop or smartphone to use for judging on Saturday, February 4. If you do not have a tablet or laptop or smartphone please let me know so that I can make arrangements to help you. Competitors present directly from their own tablet or laptop. They will not use your device. Screens and projectors are not allowed for use during competition, and competitors are not allowed to bring their own.


FBLA is the premier organization for student leaders preparing for careers in business, management, entrepreneurship, and technology. For over 70 years FBLA has been the place where more than 15 million students have found the keys to unlocking the doors to career success, personal achievement, and business leadership. Along with the Middle Level and Collegiate Division (Phi Beta Lambda), FBLA is the place where business and education come to life for students! Through FBLA’s motto of SERVICE, EDUCATION, and PROGRESS more than 250,000 students participate in innovative leadership and career development programs that bring together members on the local, regional, state, national, and international levels. By participating in the FBLA Puget Sound Winter Regional Conference as a judge you are now part of making an impact on these members in Leadership Development, Competition, Business Skill Building, and Community Service.

Please forward or share this email and survey form link to other potential contacts you believe would be interested in participating as a judge at the FBLA Puget Sound Region Winter Conference. Complete the FBLA Puget Sound Region Winter Leadership Conference survey form by Friday, January 20, 2023.

You will find the survey form at: https://forms.gle/9uV6VJf3rG5EvQPx5

For questions or assistance locating information please contact Denise Gibbs at foregroundbackground@gmail.com or 425.246.2725 or Laura Ramos at lramos@fifeschools.com or 253.691.7807. have a wonderful holiday season!

Thank you,

Mrs. Laura Ramos

Fife High School 

Business & Marketing Teacher, FBLA, & Yearbook

5616 20th Street East

Fife, WA 98424

253.517.1100 ext. 27801