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State Leadership Conference Competitions

Firefighter

Firefighter Brain Bowl 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 Chapter VideoThe students will create a marking video that showcases their program and displays school and community involvement.

Firefighter Exam Tests the knowledge of the student in their public service career path.

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.

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.

Firefighter 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.

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

Criminal Justice Chapter Video – The students will create a marking video that showcases their program and displays school and community involvement.

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. 

Crime Scene Diagram – The crime scene drawing competition will test the abilities of the student to create a to scale diagram by hand along with their ability to read a rough sketch and interpret measurements and angles.  

Crime Scene Drawing – (Coming 2022) The crime scene drawing competition will test the digital design abilities of the student along with their ability to read a rough sketch and interpret measurements and angles.  

Criminal Justice Exam – Test the knowledge of the student in their public service career path

Criminal Justice 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

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

DUI Traffic StopTo encourage criminal justice students to improve their ability to conduct a proper DUI traffic stop, while recognizing officer safety, at the same time handling a DUI suspect with the utmost care and concern for the suspect’s safety as well. This also promotes good interpersonal skills (human relations skills).

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

Latent Fingerprint Comparison – To encourage criminal justice students to improve their ability to recognize fingerprint pattern types, assign proper orientation to latent prints, and compare latent prints to known standards and render conclusions (identification, exclusion, or inconclusive). 

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

Latent Fingerprint comparison To encourage criminal justice students to improve their ability to recognize fingerprint pattern types, assign proper orientation to latent prints, and compare latent prints to known standards and render conclusions (identification, exclusion, or inconclusive).

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– 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 Team – 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

Teacher Chapter Video The students will create a marking video that showcases their program and displays school and community involvement.

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 learning environment.

Referral Writing – to encourage teacher assistant to improve their writing, organizational, spelling and grammar skills, used in public service.

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

Teacher Exam – Test the knowledge of the student in their public service career path.

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.

Open Competitions

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 Display – To encourage Public Service students to improve their ability to showcase their program at their school to include program of study, awards, school spirit and express and communicate this interpretation with a creative visual display. The event will be during the first day at the college and career fair.

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

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

Digital Marketing Poster DisplayTo encourage Public Service students to develop a digital marketing poster to market the whole Florida Public Service Association to other programs.

Digital Poster Display – To encourage Public Service students to improve their ability to analyze and interpret Public Service issues, and express and communicate this interpretation with a creative digital visual display.

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 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

Public Information Officer – To encourage Public Service Occupation students to improve their ability in organizing and presenting information about an assigned topic in an extemporaneous manner as a public information officer.

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

Virtual Speech – 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 using a virtual format.

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