State Leadership Conference Competitions
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.
Exam FF Tests the knowledge of the student in their public service career path.
Firefighter Bunker Gear Race To encourage public service students to develop the skills to don firefighter protective gear.
Firefighter-Physical-Agility-Course 2019 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.
Firefighting Skills To ensure firefighters have knowledge on the topic of ropes, knots, tools, and fire hose including the use, types, maintenance and care. All skills are required in the State of Florida FFI curriculum through written examination and practical performance of the firefighting tasks and skills.
FPSA Stair Climb Challenge to encourage the firefighter student to improve their ability and stamina in carrying equipment upstairs to attack a fire.
Fire Station Design to encourage the firefighter student to look at the design of the fire station and create a station that complies with all the state and federal requirements and meets the need of the firefighter.
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
Composite Drawing – To allow the students to experience playing the role of the victim and officer in a crime scene composite drawing scenario. The students memory and verbal skills will be tested.
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
Exam CJ – Test the knowledge of the student in their public service career path
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
Incident Report Writing– To encourage criminal justice students to improve their writing, organizational, spelling, and grammar skills, used in public service reports.
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
Room Clearing – To encourage public safety students to learn techniques to search a room in a safe manner, accomplishing the objectives and goals of the search.
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 Florida Uniform Traffic Citation. Here is the Florida UTC Combined Manual.
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
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
Exam TA – Test the knowledge of the student in their public service career path.
Ideal Classroom – is intended to expose the students to the requirements and demands on the teacher and how the classroom design can help stimulate the students through the leaning environment.
Referral Writing – to encourage teacher assistant to improve their writing, organizational, spelling and grammar skills, used in public service.
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.
911 Dispatch – To encourage students to improve their communication skills for police, fire, and rescue in the field of telecommunications. The rubric attached is just an example of questions that will be graded if the call was an alarm call. The rubric will change based on the type of call used in competition.
911 Dispatch Exam – To encourage students to improve their academic knowledge of the State of Florida’s 911 Telecommunicator’s state exam.
Chapter Video – The students will create a marking video that showcases their program and displays school and community involvement.
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.
Community Service Project – recognize FPSA chapters that develop projects to serve the community and its citizens
CPR 11-13-19– 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 Statement– To experience the courtroom aspect of criminal law and to develop extemporaneous presentation skills
Honor Guard– To 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
Marketing Video – This event has the students prepare a 3 minute video on the FPSA and the benefits of being a member.
Mr 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 Marketing Poster Display– To encourage students to apply the basic skills and knowledge of developing an effective bulletin board display
Prepared Bulletin Board 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