There are over seventy competitive event options you can choose from if you decide to compete. With so many options, it's hard to know what event will suit you. If you don't know what event you want to compete in, you can follow this flowchart to see what options are available for your skills and interests.
Some FBLA events are only offered at certain competitive levels, regionals, state, or nationals. If you have already picked an event from the flowchart above or are curious about what events are available at which competitive levels, this PDF from the official California FBLA website outlines the events and their availability. Make sure your event is one you can compete at all levels with.
FBLA competitions build experience and helps prepare you for real world interactions. They provide opportunities to apply classroom level concepts in a workforce level competitive environment. They encourage a friendly competitive spirit while pushing each individual student to do their best.
Other than the experience, placing in an FBLA competition is something you can put on a resume that will interest employers and can set you apart from other applicants.