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Sept. 21, 2017

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New Tennessee FBLA State/Regional Officers

The 2017-18 FBLA state and regional officers are as follows:

Sunshine Coombs | President
Senior, Stewart County High School
Delaney Harris | Vice President
Junior, Hardin County High School
​Landry Williams | Reporter
Junior, Watertown High School
Madison Wheeley | Secretary
Junior, Lawrence County High School
Divya Pinnaka | Treasurer
Senior, Germantown High School

​Kamia Jenkins | Region 1 President
Junior, Whitehaven High School
Evan Bushart | Region 2 President
Senior, South Gibson County High School
(VACANT) | Region 3 President
Brooke Freeze | Region 4 President
Senior, Coffee County High School
(VACANT) | Region 5 President
(VACANT) | Region 6 President

Tennessee FBLA Membership Campaign for 2017-18

Last school year was an incredible year for membership growth for Tennessee FBLA, and we want every chapter to reach new heights again this year by participating in our new membership campaign. This year, our goal is to exceed 7,000 members in Tennessee FBLA, and we cannot achieve this goal without you. Please remember there are great incentives and awards in place for increasing your chapter membership by Dec. 1. The Tennessee FBLA Membership Campaign  will certainly help you reach your chapter goals.

Tennessee CTSO Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) Registration

Each fall leadership conference is open to active and aspiring members of any of the seven Tennessee Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs). Only CTSO chapter advisors may register for these conferences.
All seven Tennessee CTSOs will come together this fall for three one-day regional leadership conferences. You are highly encouraged to attend the conference that is closest to your school. The conference registration fee is $30 per attendee and will include leadership training, a CTSO conference promotional item, and lunch. Conference registration for each location will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each FLC site will accommodate up to 850 attendees, so please register and submit your payments early. For registration details and specific dates, please click here

FBLA National Fall Leadership Conference (NFLC) in New Orleans

The NFLCs are designed to help you #ElevateYourFuture in the coming year! The FBLA board of directors, national officers, national staff, and Tennessee state officer team welcome you to this year’s NFLCs. This year, the Tennessee FBLA state officer team will be attending the NFLC in New Orleans. All Tennessee FBLA chapters are encouraged to meet us there. More information about the NFLCs can be found here. Watch the promo video, and share it with your students. 

Nashville Predators Leadership Nights for FBLA

The Nashville Predators will be hosting two leadership night events this season, and all Tennessee FBLA chapters are invited! See below for details.

Memphis Grizzlies Chapter Outings for FBLA


The Memphis Grizzlies discounted group pricing is now available. See below for pricing details.
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Grizzlies vs. Pelicans

Discounted Ticket Prices:
  • $10 Terrace IV, $15 Terrace III, $20 Terrace II, $30 Terrace I, $60 Plaza II & $65 Pinnacle III
Premium/Group Seating Deals:
  • Opening Night Suite – Oct. 18: 16 person suite + 100 terrace-level tickets for $2000
  • Foo Fighters Suite – Oct. 24: 100 terrace tickets on Oct. 18 for $3,500
  • 1st row sideline floors – Two front row sideline seats on Oct. 18, Oct. 26, or Oct. 30 + 50 terrace-level tickets on Oct. 18 for $1200
  • 2nd row sideline floors – Oct. 18, Oct. 26, or Oct. 30: 25 Terrace IV tickets for $700
  • 2nd row sideline floors – Oct. 21: 50 terrace-level seats on Oct. 18 for $2000
Call Lindsay Sorenson at (901) 205-1461 to purchase tickets. 

Tennessee Titans Learning Lab for FBLA

Whether your chapter is returning or you have never experienced a Titans Learning Lab, please see the details about this opportunity below.

Regional Leadership Conference (RLC) Dates

Region Date Location Coordinator
Region 1 Thursday,
Jan. 18, 2018
Christian Brothers University
Tanika Lester
Region 2 ​Wednesday,
Jan. 17, 2018
Union University
Lori Harris
Region 3 Monday,
Jan. 29, 2018
First Baptist Church
Connie Baggett
Region 4 Tuesday,
Jan. 30, 2018
Forest Mills
Church of Christ
Rita Young
Region 5 TBD TBD
​     Murfreesboro
Elouise Jones
Region 6 Thursday,
Feb. 1, 2018
Knoxville Expo Center
​     Knoxville
Marsha Salyer
Tennessee FBLA District Conference Registration Deadline:
Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. CDT
Tennessee FBLA Online Testing Window:
 Jan. 8–Jan. 12
Click here for more information about the upcoming regional conferences. 

State Leadership Conference (SLC) Dates

This year, our state conference will be held on March 11-14, 2018, in Chattanooga. Click here for more information and updates as they arise.

Tennessee FBLA State Theme for 2017-18

After celebrating FBLA-PBL’s 75th anniversary last school year, Tennessee FBLA is going “Back to Our Roots” this school year to commemorate the first FBLA chapter being founded here in the Volunteer State.

FBLA Fall Leadership Camp Recap Video

Whether you attended the Fall Leadership Camp this year and want to relive the highlights, or you weren’t able to attend and want to see what all you missed, check out the recap video by clicking here. We hope to see you next year!

New Tennessee FBLA Regions by County

In an effort to better serve the students of Tennessee FBLA, the Tennessee FBLA state council has approved the following changes to be made to the regional structure in order to provide more convenient commute times to and from the regional leadership conferences for the chapters in Maury County and Sumner County.


Required CTSO Release Form for 2017-18

All 2017-18 CTSO conference participants must have a signed CTSO release form on file before participation can be granted. Please click here to download a copy of the form. Advisers must keep all release forms in their possession at all times and be prepared to show them at the registration table of any CTSO (or FBLA) conference. Attendees without a signed form on file will be sent home from the conference and will be unable to participate.
All required Tennessee FBLA forms can be found here.
Copyright © 2017 Tennessee FBLA (Attn: Steven J. Mitchell), All rights reserved.

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