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Erin Walker
Nov 13, 2018

Event Reminder: 2018 Citrus CDE

Nov 13, 2018 by Erin Walker

Event Registration for the 2018 Citrus CDE is closing soon. A list of teams who are currently registered is included in this email.   FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2018 Citrus CDE is now open.  Registration closes on November 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.   To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration Once the registration system closes no further registrations will be accommodated.   Registration must be done through the online form. For specific event in...


Erin Walker
Nov 13, 2018

Event Reminder: 2018 Tool Identification CDE

Nov 13, 2018 by Erin Walker

Event Registration for the 2018 Tool Identification CDE  is closing soon. A list of teams who are currently registered is included in this email.   FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2018 Tool Identification CDE is now open.  Registration closes on November 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  Please be reminded that this CDE is only to middle school members. To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration Once the registration system closes no further registrations will...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 12, 2018

Board Policy Reminder

Nov 12, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, As shared at each of our COLT conferences, please be reminded that several policies originally announced following our July board meeting were reversed, therefore resulting back to previous policies.  As we approach preliminary testing and the start of the CDE season, be reminded of the following: Regarding Preliminary Testing The policy to allow more than four contestants has been reversed.  Therefore you can only test four participants. The policy to "carry over" scores ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 12, 2018

Event Results: 2018 State Forestry CDE

Nov 12, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Forestry Career Development Event.   A special thanks goes to the Florida Forest Service and event superintendents, Mr. Jared Beauchamp and Mr. Shaun Stewart for coordinating the district and state competitions. Thank you to the advisors who willingly assisted with scoring today's event. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for two (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the F...


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 8, 2018

Event Reminder: 2018 MS Horse Evaluation CDE

Nov 8, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Event Registration for the MS Horse Evaluation CDE is closing soon. A list of teams who are currently registered is included in this email. The Florida FFA Middle School Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) will be held at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, FL on November 27, 2018. Online Registration for this event is now open at flaffa.org and will close on November 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM.   To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistrati...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 8, 2018

FFA Headquarters Closed in Observance of Veteran's Day

Nov 8, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

The Florida FFA Association Headquarters will be closed Monday, November 12th in observance of Veteran's Day.   On behalf of our staff and officers, we stand with those who serve, and we are thankful for the sacrifices that have been (and will be) made for our freedoms. On this day and every day, we encourage you to take the time to say "thank you" to those who have served on our behalf. Wishing you a safe and memorable holiday weekend, Ronnie D. Simmons Executive Secretary / Director F...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 7, 2018

Event Information: University of Florida 4H/FFA Horse Judging School

Nov 7, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

The 2018/2019 State 4-H/FFA Horse Judging School will be on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the University of Florida Horse Teaching Unit in Gainesville. The primary objective of the school is to assist in the preparation of judging teams for the State Contests. Anyone interested in horse shows and horse judging should benefit from this opportunity and is encouraged to attend. There is a $5.00 per person charge (youth and adults) to attend the horse judging school. You may preregister in one o...


Erin Walker
Nov 6, 2018

Reminder: Complete your 2018-2019 FFA Membership Roster

Nov 6, 2018 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Just a friendly reminder to complete your Online FFA Membership roster- process of actually entering student names and addresses in the National FFA online membership roster. As a policy, your members will not be eligible to place in CDE/LDE’s unless they are processed to State on your online membership roster.    If you are a chapter that is participating in the Chapter Membership Affiliation Program-you are now able to enter your members into the online membership system. P...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 1, 2018

Registration Open: 2018 Middle School Conference

Nov 1, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2018 Florida FFA Middle School Conference (MSC)!  This conference is the third phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC), November 30-December 1 (Friday/Saturday) OR December 1-2 (Saturday/Sunday).   Middle School Conference (MSC) is a conference specifically designed to introduce middle school FFA members to opportunities in FFA. The conference helps middle school mem...


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 1, 2018

Event Registration: 2018 Tool Identification CDE

Nov 1, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2018 Tool Identification CDE is now open.  Registration closes on November 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  Please be reminded that this CDE is only to middle school members. To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration Once the registration system closes no further registrations will be accommodated.   Registration must be done through the online form. For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet....


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 1, 2018

Event Registration: 2018 Citrus CDE

Nov 1, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2018 Citrus CDE is now open.  Registration closes on November 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.   To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration Once the registration system closes no further registrations will be accommodated.   Registration must be done through the online form. For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet. Please note that lunch will be available for purchase. More information about ...


Ronnie Simmons
Oct 31, 2018

Meeting Reminder: Florida FFA Association Quarterly Board Meeting

Oct 31, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Association Board Members, Consultants and Stakeholders, As a reminder, the next quarterly board meeting of the Florida FFA Association Board of Directors will be Thursday, November 1st at 9:30 AM at the Florida FFA Headquarters in Gainesville.  Below you will find the anticipated agenda.   As always, included below you will find the current list of FFA Board Directors for each area.  Please feel free to communicate directly with your elected representative regarding issues of the board...


Hannah H Cantrell
Oct 31, 2018

Event Reminder: 2018 Fall Online Preliminary CDE Exams

Oct 31, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

REMINDER: Due to National Convention last week we are extending registration for the Fall Online Preliminary CDE Exams until today (October 31) at 7PM. After this time, no additional registrations will be accepted. The lists of teams who are currently registered are attached. FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career Development Event preliminaries is now open at flaffa.org:   Agricultural Education* Dairy Evaluation Food Science & Technology Environmental Science & N...


Hannah H Cantrell
Oct 31, 2018

Final Event Reminder: 2018 Ag Ed CDE

Oct 31, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

REMINDER: All Ag Ed CDE lesson plans are due by 5PM November 1 (tomorrow). Additionally, all students must be registered for the online exam. A list of students registered for the exam can be found below. The 'X" indicates that the student's lesson plan has also been submitted.  FFA Advisors, The due date for the lesson plan portion of the Agricultural Education CDE is quickly approaching. All lesson plans must be submitted online by November 1, 2018. There is NOT a grace period. You can fi...


Hannah H Cantrell
Oct 30, 2018

Event Registration: 2018 MS Horse Evaluation CDE

Oct 30, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

The Florida FFA Middle School Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) will be held at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, FL on November 27, 2018. Online Registration for this event is now open at flaffa.org and will close on November 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM.   To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet. Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members ...