Judges are needed for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America-PBL State Leadership Conference set for April 10-11 in Springfield.

With more than 4,000 high school students from across the state in attendance, 300 business professionals are needed to volunteer as judges. The events range from prepared reports and projects to impromptu case studies in accounting, marketing, management and many other areas as well as interview and speaking events.

Time slots available for judging competitive events at University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center are the following:

  • 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 10
  • 2:30-6 p.m. April 10
  • 7:30-11:30 a.m. April 11
  • 10:45 a.m.-3 p.m. April 11

Meals or snacks will be provided for judges along with a judge orientation before each time slot.

If you cannot attend the live event, there is an opportunity to judge remotely with prejudged events that decide top qualifiers for state. Sign up below and choose the prejudged option if you are willing to judge these events from March 16 – March 27 at 5 PM.

To sign up, go to http://bit.ly/FBLAJudges.

For more information, contact Dr. Lynn D. Coffey at judges@missourifbla.org.

To learn more about conferences and conventions coming to Springfield, contact the Convention & Visitors Bureau group sales department at 417-881-5300.