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Digital Animation

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Offered At:

District, State, National

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Event Type:

Team (1-3)





Event Guidelines

Specific Guidelines
  • The presentation is designed to be an explanation of equipment used, software used, the development process, an overview of how copyright laws were addressed, and challenges experienced during the process.

  • Animated video should be no longer than three minutes.

  • The video should be shown to the judges.

Project Guidelines
  • Competitors must prepare projects. Advisers and others are not permitted to help.

  • Competitors are expected to follow all applicable copyright laws. Refer to the Format Guide for copyright guidelines.

  • Project content is prejudged before the DLC, SLC and NLC. The presentation of the project is judged at the DLC, SLC and NLC.

  • Competitors are responsible for ensuring their project can be shown to judges.

  • Any photographs, texts, trademarks, or names used must be supported by proper documentation and approvals indicated on the project.

  • When applicable, the use of templates must be identified.

  • Projects submitted for competition become the property of FBLA. These projects may be used for publication and/or reproduced for sale by the national association.

Performance Guidelines
  • Presentation of the entry must be conducted by competitors who authored the event.

  • Visual aids related to the project may be used; however, no items may be left with the judges or audience.

  • Final performances may be open to conference attendees, space permitting. Finalists may not view other competitors’ performances in their event.

Technology Guidelines
  • Five minutes will be allowed to set up equipment or presentation items. When five minutes have elapsed, the timer will automatically start the seven-minute performance clock.

  • See General Performance Event Guidelines for additional Technology guidelines.

Penalty Points Deducted by Judges
  • Competitors may be disqualified if they violate competitive event guidelines.

  • Five points are deducted if competitors do not follow the dress code.

  • Five points may be deducted for each instance of not following guidelines.

Event Topic

2023-2024 Topic:

Create an animated educational video that teaches a business concept related to any FBLA competitive event.


District to State = Top 2

State to Nationals = 4

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