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Ronnie Simmons
Aug 5, 2020

Summer Update #2 - Florida FFA

Aug 5, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, I hope this note finds each of you healthy and continuing to enjoy your summer (the best way you can).  It goes without saying that this has been a unique and trying time for each of us - our families, our businesses, our school districts - and just life in general.  With that being said, I wanted to update you on a few things related to Florida FFA. CONNECT - It was communicated to us last week that OrgSync, the platform that powers our CONNECT Communications platform will ce...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jul 27, 2020

FINAL REQUEST: Updated Agriscience Fair, National Chapter & Proficiency Award Applications

Jul 27, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

THIS IS THE FINAL REQUEST FOR THE VERSION NUMBERS OF UPDATED AWARD APPLICATIONS I have not received version numbers for the following applications: Agriscience Fair Environmental Abby Holcomb Okeechobee Brahman Animal Abigail Ripplinger Lake Butler National Chapter Deltona Northview Santa Fe Proficiency Agricultural Sales Shelbie Anaiah Davis Braden River Equine Science - Placement Maclayne Taylor McGowan ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jul 20, 2020

URGENT Application Submission: Agriscience Fair, National Chapter & Proficiency Awards

Jul 20, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, This Friday, July 24th,  is the deadline to make corrections on any Agriscience Fair, National Chapter or Proficiency Award application.  Once all corrections have been made please follow these steps: 1. Generate a new PDF of the application.  2. Email Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org the VERSION number of the new PDF you generated. 3. Version numbers are due to Hannah by 5PM on Friday, July 24. After you have completed those two steps, there is nothing else you or your student's ne...


Ronnie Simmons
Jul 16, 2020

FFA Fundraiser: Bloom For Good (Official Licensee of National FFA)

Jul 16, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, If you are looking for a new fundraising partner, consider the folks at Bloom for Good, an official licensee of National FFA.  Below is a screenshot of their program, but I encourage you to visit this link to see their platform.  In this world of "online shopping" and the need for great savings, this could be a big hit for your chapter, and it returns 80% profits!  Check it out here: https://mailchi.mp/7d261d2caf73/hot-summer-savings-fundraising-535274?e=c114f4e362


Ronnie Simmons
Jul 15, 2020

Florida FFA Summer Update

Jul 15, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, I hope this note finds each of you healthy and enjoying your summer (the best way you can).  It goes without saying that this has been a unique and trying time for each of us - our families, our businesses, our school districts - and just life in general.  With that being said, I wanted to update you on a few things related to Florida FFA. FFA Calendar - To be fully honest and transparent with each of you, we have not yet begun working on the FFA calendar.  This delay is inten...


Ronnie Simmons
Jun 26, 2020

2020 Florida FFA Celebration Tee!

Jun 26, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, Please share the following advertisement with your students and also, please note that there is FREE shipping on orders of five shirts or more!  You might consider ordering a complete set for your officer team(s)! Show your support and pride for Florida FFA with the official commemorative 2020 Celebration Tee! Complete with the signatures of each of the state officers, the shirt shares the message that we are "One Association (with) Infinite Ways To Change The World". Be sur...


Erin Walker
Jun 25, 2020

IMPORTANT: Proficiency Application Revision & Deadline Information

Jun 25, 2020 by Erin Walker

Advisors - Congratulations on another successful year of award applications. We are proud of your member's and chapter's accomplishments and are looking forward to great results at the national level!  Below you will find helpful information, as you can begin to finalize your application to be submitted to National FFA.   Deadline All revised Proficiency Award applications should be FINALIZED on the National FFA Application Center by July 24th! Applications will not be submitted in a ha...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jun 25, 2020

News Release: 2020 Agriscience Fair Results

Jun 25, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is pleased to announce to the results of the 2020 Florida FFA Agriscience Fair. The National FFA Agriscience Fair recognizes students who gain real-world, hands-on experiences in agricultural enterprises. Students use scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture, food, and natural resources. The agriscience fair is for middle and high school students. Participation begins at the local level and progresses to state and national le...


Erin Walker
Jun 25, 2020

Florida FFA Virtual Celebration: Social Media

Jun 25, 2020 by Erin Walker

Good Afternoon Advisors- We have had several of you reach out about information shared on other social media pages that has been inaccurate. Please note that those platforms are NOT associated with the Florida FFA Association. All Official Florida FFA media will be share on the Florida FFA Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or our website. We are creating social media posts for each award winner and will link those to the press releases. Please feel free to wait for our graphics, to insure that...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jun 23, 2020

REMINDER: 2020 FL FFA Celebration Virtual Workshops

Jun 23, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Don't miss out on these awesome virtual workshops this week during the Florida FFA Celebration!  Wednesday, June 24th 10:00am- Student/Teacher Workshop – “ Infinitely Increasing your Financial IQ”, Presented by Farm Credit & Hosted by Sydney Swartman Description: Making good financial decisions opens the door for success personally and professionally!  Join this session to learn financial tips you can apply as a student that will give you a strong financial foundation as an adult.  ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jun 22, 2020

2020 Florida FFA Celebration Student & Teacher Workshop Schedule

Jun 22, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, The 2020 Florida FFA Celebration is finally here. Over the course of the next four days award winners will be announced, state degrees awarded, retiring addresses given, sponsors recognized and we hope, memories made as families and chapters gather to watch the first ever Virtual FL FFA Celebration.  We encourage you and your members to join in on all the opportunities this week including the teacher and student workshops! Below you will find a workshop schedule for each day of th...


Ronnie Simmons
Jun 18, 2020

Florida FFA Election Process

Jun 18, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, The registration period for the 2020 State & District Officer Election process has been finalized and we are preparing the eBallot system.   So that you are aware, next Monday evening, June 22nd, each of your voting delegates will receive the link by email to their ballot.  The link will not be valid until Tuesday morning, from 9AM until noon (EST).  Once the ballot links have been sent, we will also email the advisor that certified/registered the delegates to let you know tha...


Ronnie Simmons
Jun 17, 2020

Celebration Information: Meet the State Officer Candidates Page Now LIVE!

Jun 17, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, We are just 6 days away from the start of the 2020 Florida FFA Celebration!  Our state officers and staff are excited to welcome you to an action packed week full of of Blue Jacket success! As a part of the week-long celebration, your chapter delegates will have the opportunity to elect the 2020-2021 State Officers and District Officers.  The election process will take place virtually on Tuesday, June 23rd.  The voting platform will be open from 9:00AM until 12:00PM (EST) for ...


Ronnie Simmons
Jun 15, 2020

Deadline Approaching: Voting Delegate Information

Jun 15, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, We are just 14 days away from the start of the 2020 Florida FFA Celebration!  Our state officers and staff are excited to welcome you to an action packed week full of of Blue Jacket success! As a part of the week-long celebration, your chapter delegates will have the opportunity to elect the 2020-2021 State Officers and District Officers.  The election process will take place virtually on Tuesday, June 23rd.  The voting platform will be open from 9:00AM until 12:00PM (noon) fo...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jun 12, 2020

News Release: 2020 Blue & Gold Award Recipients

Jun 12, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Blue & Gold Award. The coveted Blue & Gold Award is among the highest awards presented by the organization. The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals who greatly contribute to the advancement of agricultural education and provide outstanding service to the FFA program. Florida FFA is strong today because of supporters like these, and their efforts on our behalf are greatly appreciated. These recip...