Judges are needed for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America-PBL State Leadership Conference set for April 14-16 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 p.m. April 14
  • 2:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m. April 14
  • 7:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. April 15
  • 11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. April 15

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

This marks the fifth year in a row the conference will be in Springfield.

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.