Welcome to LifeSmarts! Here you’ll learn about consumer issues that impact your everyday life – everything from managing your finances, making smart consumer choices, understanding technology, staying healthy, and helping the environment – all with the goal of putting you in charge. Coaches are invited to register and create teams, and students may register and compete online. We hope that you’ll check out the resources you find here, test your knowledge with practice quizzes, use TeamSmarts and LifeSmarts U, and compete online.

Middle School Dates (Grades 6-8):
Online competition open October 31, 2016 – January 13, 2017
State in person competition occurs February 22, 2017 in Jefferson City.

High School Dates (Grades 9-12):
Online competition open October 31, 2016 – January 13, 2017
State in-person competition occurs February 23, 2017 in Jefferson City.
The winning team will represent Missouri at the National LifeSmarts Championship in Pittsburgh, PA, April 21-25, 2017

Missouri LifeSmarts is coordinated by the Missouri Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), but is open to any group of students from grades 6-12 with an adult coach.

For more information, go to or Missouri LifeSmarts at or contact Missouri Coordinator, Donna Sharpe at 573-522-6543 or

Thanks to our state sponsors:
Competition Dates
Contact Your Coordinator
  • Donna Sharpe
  • Family Consumer Sciences & Human Services Education, Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Send Mail     Phone:573-522-6543
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