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Erin Walker
Jan 16, 2019

REMINDER: 2019 District LDE Locations

Jan 16, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors: Please find attached a copy of the District LDE locations, hosts and start times for the District Events being held this Friday, January 18. If you have specific questions, please reach out to your host. Their email address can be found in the attached document. 2019 District LDE Hosts.pdf Click to View  


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 15, 2019

Meeting Notice: Florida FFA Board of Directors

Jan 15, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

In a continued effort for inclusion and transparency in the governance of the organization, the following meeting agenda is being provided to FFA stakeholders. Notification 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 Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3:30 PM at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC) in Haines City, followed by dinner with the students attending the 360 Degree Lead...


Erin Walker
Jan 15, 2019

Event Information: 2019 Food Science CDE

Jan 15, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors, Final arrangements are being made in preparation for the 2019 State FFA Food Science Career Development Event (CDE) to be held February 2, 2019 at the University for Florida in Gainesville, FL.  This event is open to teams who qualified based on the fall preliminary exams. For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet.  The complete event rules are available on flaffa.org. If you are NOT planning on attending or have questions, please email Erin.Wa...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 15, 2019

District 9 LDE Event Information

Jan 15, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

District 9 FFA Advisors, The following information is being sent on behalf of Tim Cribbs, the District 9 LDE host. Please direct all questions to: tim.cribbs@sdhc.k12.fl.us.  Event Location: Dover Baptist Church - 3223 Gallagher Rd, Dover 33527 Event Check-In: 12:30 PM Events Start: 1:00 PM Lunch: Lunch WILL NOT be provided, please plan to eat before you arrive. 


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 15, 2019

Agriculture Teacher Vacancy - Polk County

Jan 15, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Position: Teacher, Agri Natural Resources Education (50010033) Principal: Sheila Gregory School: Kathleen Middle (Polk County) Advertised Dates: 12/31/2018 - 01/28/2019 This vacancy has been extended. Bargaining Group: 2 - Teachers Union - B1 - Classroom Teacher Local Job description: http://www.polk-fl.net/jobdescriptions/pdf/9505.pdf Courses:  Orientation to Agriscience and Career Planning[8100110], Exploration of Agriscience[8100210], Orientation to Agriscience[8100310], Agriscience ...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 14, 2019

$1,200 Chapter Grant Opportunity - Living to Serve

Jan 14, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

National FFA is excited to announce that the Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve grant application is now open and available in both English and Spanish! Middle and high school chapters may apply for up to$1,200 to support semester-long service-learning projects that address community needs in one of four focus areas: • Community Safety; • Hunger, Health and Nutrition; • Environmental Responsibility and • Community Engagement To access the application visit www.ffa.org/livingtoserve/gra...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 14, 2019

Event Reminder: 2019 Spring CDE Online Preliminary-Day 1

Jan 14, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Event Registration for the 2019 Spring CDE Online Preliminary - Day 1 is closing soon. A list of teams who are currently registered is included in this email. FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career Development Event preliminaries is now open at flaffa.org:   Agricultural Communications (HS Only) Aquaculture Poultry  Spring (Day 1) online preliminary testing will be held on January 29, 2019.  Registration will remain open until January 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM.  After ...


Erin Walker
Jan 11, 2019

Event Registration: 2019 State Fair CDEs

Jan 11, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for CDEs at the 2019 Florida State Fair is now open.  This includes the practice Poultry Judging event. Please note that registration is not required for qualified Dairy CDE teams.  Registration closes on January 25, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Once the registration system closes no further registrations will be accommodated.   Registration must be done through the online form. To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration Please note that ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 11, 2019

Event Results: 2019 State Environmental Science CDE

Jan 11, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018-2019 State Environmental Science Career Development Event.   A special thank you to all of the volunteers who helped to make this event possible.  As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for two (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to review individual team results. Any appeal must be made to the FFA Executive Secretary in writing during the two business day pe...


Erin Walker
Jan 10, 2019

Information Needed: Ornamental Horticulture Demo Hosts 

Jan 10, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors - We are in the process of trying to nail down district OH Demo Hosts: If you are serving as the host for one of those OH Demos please send the following information to Erin.Walker@flaffa.org : - Host Advisor - Date of the event  - Location (must include actual address) - Check-In Time - Event Start Time Please be reminded that you must hold your events on the published event dates, no exceptions. Those dates are March 11-23, 2019 In order to get event information out in a timely ...


Erin Walker
Jan 10, 2019

REMINDER: 2019 District Prepared Manuscripts DUE TODAY

Jan 10, 2019 by Erin Walker

Prepared Public Speaking Manuscripts for Districts are due JANUARY 10th at 5PM. There will be no exceptions. Students who do not submit a manuscript by the deadline will not receive a manuscript score. All Prepared Public Speaking manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Florida FFA. We will then send your manuscripts to the host to be scored. ALL MANUSCRIPTS SHOULD BE UPLOADED AS A PDF or similar format. DO NOT upload a word document.  Please note that all manuscripts must be subm...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 9, 2019

Registration Deadline: 212 & 360 Degree Leadership Conference(s) and State Officer Candidate Workshop

Jan 9, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

(CORRECTED) REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM 212 & 360 Conferences Registration is now open for the High School 212 and 360 Degree Leadership Conferences in January.  Information and pricing for each of these events can be found in the event overviews attached.  Registration for this event will close January 12th.  Please note that these events are offered in reverse order this year with 360 (Fri/Sat) and 212 (Sat/Sun).   To register for the 212 Conference (Sat/Su...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 8, 2019

Event Registration: 2019 Spring CDE Online Preliminary-Day 1

Jan 8, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career Development Event preliminaries is now open at flaffa.org:   Agricultural Communications (HS Only) Aquaculture Poultry  Spring (Day 1) online preliminary testing will be held on January 29, 2019.  Registration will remain open until January 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM.  After that time registrations will not be accepted.  To register, visit:  http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration. Please note that you will be re...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 8, 2019

FINAL Event Information: 2019 State Environmental Science CDE

Jan 8, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - This email contains the final details for the 2019 State Environmental Science CDE to be held this Thursday, January 10th at the FL FFA Leadership Training Center. Please read the entire email. Team Activity  The following teams have not completed the online acknowledgement form to confirm that they have received the the team activity scenario: DeLand Ocoee South Sumter To verify that your team has received the Team Activity, please click here:  https://floridaffa.formstac...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 7, 2019

Meeting Information: Florida FFA Board of Directors

Jan 7, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

In a continued effort for inclusion and transparency in the governance of the organization, the following summary of the previous meeting and notification/call for agenda items for the next meeting is being provided to FFA stakeholders. Summary of Actions - Previous Meeting The Florida FFA Board of Directors, Consultants, State Officers and staff met in Gainesville, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM for a regularly scheduled quarterly meeting. The FFA Board: Approved the minutes of...