Organization Documents

State Leadership Conference Competitions

Firefighter

Brain Bowl FF is intended to stimulate and motivate students to participate in teams to test their knowledge on assorted topics and situations in public service education programs from Firefighter 1, FPSA, and Parliamentary Procedures.

Firefighter Bunker Gear Race– To encourage public service students to develop the skills to don firefighter protective gear.

Firefighter Physical Agility Course- To encourage public service students to develop physical coordination and endurance by participation in a fitness obstacle course that simulates physical tasks that a firefighter might encounter in emergency situations.

Firefighter search and rescue maze- To encourage public service students to develop the physical and sensory skills to conduct a successful search of an area under simulated zero visibility conditions.

Firefighter Stair Climb Challenge– to encourage the firefighter student to improve their ability and stamina in carrying equipment upstairs to attack a fire.

Criminal Justice

Brain Bowl CJ– is intended to stimulate and motivate students to participate in teams to test their knowledge on various topics and situations in public service education programs from Criminal Justice 1, FPSA, and Parliamentary Procedures

Building SearchTo encourage the criminal justice students to improve their ability to conduct a proper and safe clearing of a building, recognizing officer safety skills. 

Criminal Response– To encourage criminal justice students to improve their problem-solving, decision-making, oral, and written communication skills in a criminal investigation

Defensive Tactics– To encourage criminal justice students to improve their ability in defensive tactics and introduce them to the CJSIS standards of training

Evidence Packaging– To encourage Criminal Justice students to improve their ability to properly collect, package, and secure items of evidence

Forensic Investigation – encourage Criminal Justice students to improve their ability in properly searching a crime scene, diagramming the scene, photographing the scene, securing evidence from the scene, and properly documenting the

High Risk Traffic Stop– To encourage criminal justice students to improve their ability to conduct a professional felony traffic stop, recognize demonstrate officer safety skills, proper handling of dangerous individuals, and to promote good team work investigation for the possibility of future use in court

Ideal Prison– The Ideal Prison competition is designed to expose the student to the field of corrections.  The competition will provide the student with opportunities to learn about the prison system and the rules and regulation that go into designing and operating a prison

Latent Lift– To encourage Criminal Justice students to improve their ability to process for latent evidence, identify evidence of value, and properly collect that evidence

LEO Obstacle Course– To encourage public service students to develop physical coordination and endurance by participation in a fitness obstacle course which simulates physical tasks that a law enforcement officer might encounter in emergency situations

Traffic Crash Report Writing– To improve Criminal Justice students’ ability to write proper reports of traffic accidents and to introduce other Public Service students to the world of law enforcement and its consequence

Traffic Stop– to encourage criminal justice students to improve their ability to conduct a proper traffic stop, recognize officer safety skills; promote good interpersonal skills (human relations skills) and how to properly write a uniform traffic citation

Use Of Force Novice– To instruct Criminal Justice Operations students in the safe and legal use of firearms.  To improve their cognitive, emotional and physical skills required for Marksmanship Training and Firearms Safety

Use Of Force Advanced – To instruct Criminal Justice Operations students in the safe and legal use of firearms.  To improve their cognitive, emotional and physical skills required for Marksmanship Training and Firearms Safety

Teaching Assistant

Brain Bowl TA– is intended to stimulate and motivate students to participate in teams to test their knowledge on various topics and situations in public service education programs from Teaching Assistant, FPSA, and Parliamentary Procedures

Classroom Emergency Kit– You will be creating a kit that a classroom teacher would use in a school emergency.  The final product will be a completed kit.

Teacher Lesson Plan Write a lesson plan which is organized, clear and contains all essential parts, such as: objectives, materials, activities, homework, evaluation, and quiz for the following day.

Test Construction – Develop a test, including objective and subjective type questions, to measure how well students have learned a concept or subject matter.

Open Competitions

Community Service Project– recognize FPSA chapters that develop projects to serve the community and its citizens

CPR– To ensure Public Service students can show safe and effective use of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Emergency Go Kit– Creating an emergency response kit a first responder might prepare and deploy in a personal vehicle, squad car, or other location not regularly stocked with a medical kit of any kind. 

Extemporaneous Speaking– To encourage Public Service Occupation students to improve their ability in organizing and presenting information about an assigned topic in an extemporaneous manner

Extemporaneous Opening StatementTo experience the courtroom aspect of criminal law and to develop extemporaneous presentation skills

Honor GuardTo encourage the students to work together in a small group and learn the different functions of the honor guard team.

Job Seeking Skills– To encourage Public Service Education students to develop and/or refine the skills necessary to apply for and obtain employment

Mr And Miss Public Service– This event will allow the student to showcase their involvement in their community and in the FPSA

Parliamentary Procedures– The Parliamentary Procedure event is designed to develop leadership ability and the opportunity to develop the basic principles of Parliamentary Procedure by conducting a simulated business meeting.  This event is based on team rather than individual competition; therefore, members learn the importance of cooperation and working together through competitive performance

Prepared Bulletin Board Display– To encourage students to apply the basic skills and knowledge of developing an effective bulletin board display

Prepared Marketing Poster Display– To encourage Public Service students to improve their ability to: analyze and interpret Public Service issues; express and communicate this interpretation with a creative visual display

Prepared Poster Display– To encourage Public Service students to improve their ability to: analyze and interpret Public Service issues; express and communicate this interpretation with a creative visual display

Prepared Speaking– To encourage Public Service students to improve their skills in speaking and their abilities in organizing and presenting facts or information about a topic related to a specific theme

Scrapbook– The purpose of the Outstanding Scrapbook is to plan yearly activities in keeping with the goals and purpose of FPSA as described in FPSA Handbook and provide the opportunity: To encourage the development of local club activities that benefits the student, the school, and the community. To provide documentation of the chapter’s activities at the local level. To give recognition to those chapters that fulfills these aims and purposes to the highest degree

Team Dynamics– To gain experience in interpersonal skills and leadership through teamwork and management

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