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Event Registration: 2019 District Forestry CDE

FFA Advisors,

Registration for the 2019 District Forestry CDE is now open. Registration closes on September 24, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Please note that each chapter may register both an "A" team and a "B" team for this event however, in order to register a B team, you must have a full, 4-man A team registered first. Both teams will be registered on the same registration form. 

The Florida Forest Service has requested that you provide team member names when you register. If you...

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Deadline Today: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Due to school schedule disruptions related to Hurricane Dorian, the registration deadline will be extended to TODAY at 5:00PM.  As of this morning, there are 2,413 students and teachers registered. A couple of our locations are at (or very near) capacity.  Be sure to complete your chapter's registration as soon as possible.  Note: If your area conference is at capacity, feel free to register for any conference that still has vacancy.

Florida FFA is excited to announce the...

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Deadline Approaching: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Due to school schedule disruptions related to Hurricane Dorian, the registration deadline will be extended to Monday, September 9th at 5:00PM.  As of this morning, there are 1,635 students and teachers already registered. While there are still spots available for each conference location, some locations are filling up fast!  Be sure to complete your chapter's registration as soon as possible.  Note: If your area conference is at capacity, feel free to register for any conference that still...

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2019-2020 Career Development Event Revisions

FFA Advisors,

The Florida FFA Board of Directors periodically revises the guidelines for Career and Leadership Development Events to ensure a quality experience for all students.  Changes are reviewed by the Board of Directors and approved individually. Attached to this email you will find a summary of all revisions. For your convenience, a list of the events that have been revised is provided below:

Middle/High School Forestry CDE Middle School Horse Evaluation CDE High...

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Conference Information: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

With nearly 1,000 students and teachers already registered, our COLT conferences are filling up fast!  Be sure to complete your chapter's registration before September 6th (next Friday)!

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference.  This conference is the second phase of our leadership continuum. The COLT conference is designed to meet the needs of your chapter officers (or those that wish to become officers) and provide them...

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Update #3: Hurricane Dorian / Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC) Postponed

As a result of our ongoing conversations with Emergency Management officials, school district personnel and having an abundance of caution regarding the safety and well-being of our attendees, Florida FFA has made the decision to postpone the 2019 Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC) until further notice.  Our hope is that students and teachers can use this time to properly prepare for the potential effects that Hurricane Dorian poses for our state.

Earlier today we received...

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Update #2: Tropical Storm Dorian vs. Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC)

Please excuse the typo(s) in the original email and see the corrections in the second paragraph below.  Sorry for the confusion.

Florida FFA continues to monitor the weather forecast for the east coast of Florida as Tropical Storm Dorian moves north into the Atlantic.  Understandably, school officials are also monitoring the situation closely and are asking questions about our plan for the Chapter Presidents’ Conference (CPC). 

At this point, we plan to proceed as planned...

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Tropical Storm Dorian vs. Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC)

Florida FFA continues to monitor the weather forecast for the east coast of Florida as Tropical Storm Dorian moves north through the Atlantic.  Understandably, school officials are also monitoring the situation closely and are asking questions about our plan for the Chapter Presidents’ Conference (CPC). 

At this point, we plan to proceed as planned with the conference, with minor adjustments to the schedule to allow chapters to get on the road earlier on Saturday.  See revised...

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Carley James commented on the news post (Deadline Today): Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)

Conference Information: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference.  This conference is the second phase of our leadership continuum. The COLT conference is designed to meet the needs of your chapter officers (or those that wish to become officers) and provide them with the tools that are necessary for a successful year of service. 

Building on the individual skills learned during Chapter President’s Conference, the COLT experience helps officer teams...

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Comments ·

Ronnie Simmons

Thanks for your note. The conference schedule is included in our original post/email.

Carley James

There is no time listed with the closing session. Is the workshop rotation 4 the last thing and students leave immediately following, or is there something that occurs at the end after 3:45?

Ronnie Simmons

Great question. 3:45pm is the end time. The last rotation includes the closing session.

Information: 2019-2020 Membership

The membership system will be up and running soon. Please do not add any members into the system until after Chapter Presidents Conference. 

We ask that in the meantime you begin collecting the necessary information to add your members to the membership system, so that you will be ready to process when it is available. As a policy, this year your members will not be eligible to compete in CDE/LDE’s unless they are processed on your membership roster.

If you need members...

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(Deadline Today): Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)

Please note that the registration deadline is today!  Nearly 500 students and teachers are already registered and the conference is filling up quickly, so be sure to register today!

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)!  This conference is the first phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the Daytona Beach Hilton, August 30-31, 2019 (Friday/Saturday).  This event is open to two representatives from...

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Carley James

Is there any logistics on what will occur if Tropical Storm Dorian impacts the Daytona Beach area? I would like to convey this information to the parent's of our attendees as soon as possible.

(Deadline Friday): 2019 Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC)

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)!  This conference is the first phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the Daytona Beach Hilton, August 30-31, 2019 (Friday/Saturday).  This event is open to two representatives from each chapter, in addition to District, Sub-District and Federation Officers, and seniors who are potential state officer candidates.  This means that you can have two chapter representatives...

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American FFA Degree Candidate Information

Congratulations to our 98 American Degree Recipients from Florida!

If you have not already done so you can see the complete list of approved American FFA Degree Candidates by opening the attachment at the bottom of this email or go to the American FFA Degree webpage of FFA.org.

The American FFA Degree Convention Orientation Packet is also available for download on the American FFA Degree webpage of FFA.org. It has also been attached to this email.

Please make sure...

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National FFA Delegate Selection – 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo

Florida FFA is pleased to announce those who have been selected to represent Florida as voting delegates to the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo.

While serving in this capacity, voting delegates are required to attend public hearings and serve on delegate committees to express the views of Florida FFA and its members on all delegate issues.  

National Delegates:

JP Prescott Sydney Swartman Braeden Raper Lauren Roberts Taylor Burns Maddie Dvorak Cole...

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(Deadline Approaching) 2019 Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC) - Registration Information

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)!  This conference is the first phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the Daytona Beach Hilton, August 30-31, 2019 (Friday/Saturday).  This event is open to two representatives from each chapter, in addition to District, Sub-District and Federation Officers, and seniors who are potential state officer candidates.  This means that you can have two chapter representatives...

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Important: FFA Membership Affiliation Program Information

FFA Advisors,

A year ago, the Florida FFA Board of Directors made a historic decision by approving a policy to allow FFA chapters the option of paying a flat Chapter Membership Affiliation fee as an alternative to traditional membership dues.  As a result, fifty-six (56) chapters participated and as a results, our state membership grew by more than 3,000 members and each of those 56 chapters were recognized for reaching a milestone of 100% membership - and that is to be commended...

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FFA Calendar of Events - Final Version

Please find the official 2019-2020 Florida FFA Calendar of Events, recently approved by the Florida FFA Board of Directors.  It is important that you replace any previous versions of the calendar as adjustments were made.  The revision date of the calendar is included in the header.  

2019-20 FFA Calendar (07.31.19).pdf Click to View

While we do not anticipate any major changes to the calendar, we will update you with any revisions as they become available throughout the...

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(Updated) 2019 Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC) - Registration Information

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)!  This conference is the first phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the Daytona Beach Hilton, August 30-31, 2019 (Friday/Saturday).  This event is open to two representatives from each chapter, in addition to District, Sub-District and Federation Officers, and seniors who are potential state officer candidates.  This means that you can have two chapter representatives...

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2019 National FFA Award Results

FFA Advisors, Members & Friends,

We are very pleased to share the results of the 2019 National FFA Award Judging process!  Based on these results, we had another great year at the national level and we are very proud of all of our award applicants.  We have very much enjoyed working with all of our applicants this year.  A special thanks to the students and teachers who put forth the extra effort to take our award applications to the next level.  We look forward to a great...

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Meeting Reminder: Florida FFA Board of Directors 

In a continued effort for inclusion and transparency in the governance of the organization, the following meeting agenda is being provided to FFA stakeholders.  

Reminder of Next Meeting and Final Agenda

As published on the Florida FFA Calendar, the next quarterly meeting of the Florida FFA Board of Directors will be Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Florida FFA Headquarters in Gainesville. 

In accordance with board policy, agenda items from board...

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Sub-District Realignment: *Current Assignment List Attached*

*Many of you have asked for a current listing of Chapters and their assigned Sub-Districts. I have attached the list for your use.

Please let me know if you have questions. Remember that any change requests need to be submitted to Erin.Walker@flaffa.org by Wednesday, July 24th  at 5:00pm.

 

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During the 2018-2019 school year, Florida FFA chartered nearly 30 new chapters. Many of you have also shared the need for a...

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Florida FFA Calendar (DRAFT)

Please find a DRAFT of the 2019-2020 Florida FFA Calendar of Events included below.  Please note that this calendar should be used for preliminary planning purposes only and will not become official until approved by the Florida FFA Board of Directors at the next quarterly meeting on July 31st.  Once approved, an official calendar will be released and published.

2019-20 FFA Calendar (07.19.19).pdf Click to View

Because there are several notable proposed changes on the...

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National Convention Lodging - Florida Block

National Convention Lodging The process for reserving rooms in the Florida block will open today at 10:00 AM (EST).  Here are a few details to expect when we open the system:

This system will allow you to submit a "request" for rooms in our housing block, at either the Embassy Suites North (same as previous year) or the Hyatt House Downtown (new construction across from Bankers Life Fieldhouse).  This request system is not a reservation, but instead a reservation request that...

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