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Erin Walker
Feb 16, 2020

Event Results - 2020 State Fair Poultry Judging Contest

Feb 16, 2020 by Erin Walker

The Florida State Fair is excited to announce the results of the 2019 Poultry Judging Contest.  Special thanks to Mr. Joe Walter and Kyle Yerdon for coordinating the event. This event IS NOT a preliminary to the official state FFA CDE later this spring. *This event is not an official Florida FFA event and therefore there is not a two day period to review and contest the scores. The scores have been double checked and those with blanks were either double bubbled or the item was left blank. ...


Erin Walker
Feb 16, 2020

Event Results - 2020 State Dairy Evaluation CDE

Feb 16, 2020 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 Dairy Evaluation Career Development Events. The purpose of the Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Career Development Event is to provide a competitive event for agricultural education students which emphasizes skills in dairy cattle management and evaluation. A special thanks goes to Mr. Chris Holcomb and the Florida State Fair for coordinating the event. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) ...


Erin Walker
Feb 12, 2020

Event Registration: 2020 Spring CDE Online Preliminary-Day 2 

Feb 12, 2020 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career Development Event preliminaries is now open: Agricultural Communications (HS Only) Agriculture Mechanics (HS Only) Poultry  Vegetable Evaluation Conduct of Chapter Meetings Spring (Day 2) online preliminary testing will be held on March 10, 2020.  Registration will remain open until February 26, 2020 at 5:00 PM.  After that time registrations will not be accepted.   To register, visit:  http://floridaffa.formstack.com/form...


Erin Walker
Feb 12, 2020

Event Registration: 2020 Nursery/Landscape & Floriculture Career Development Events

Feb 12, 2020 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration 2020 Nursery/Landscape and Floriculture CDEs is now open. The event will be held at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City on March 12, 2020. Registration closes on February 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM.  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 If you are planning to participate ...


Erin Walker
Feb 12, 2020

Registration Reminder: State Leadership Summit (SLS)

Feb 12, 2020 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2020 State Leadership Summit (SLS)!  This conference is the last phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum where students develop an understanding of partner relationships and begin the initial phase of the state delegate process.  Registration will close on March 6, 2020. The format of this conference is a little different than in years past. SLS will be held at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC), March 21-23, 2020; this is a Saturday...


Hannah H Cantrell
Feb 4, 2020

Veterinary Science Online Prelim - Question Issue

Feb 4, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, We are aware that there is a question on the Veterinary Science Online Preliminary that does not have the appropriate answer choices. The question deals with aquarium glass thickness. We will will throw out that question.  If you have any questions please email Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org. 


Erin Walker
Feb 1, 2020

Event Results: 2020 State Food Science CDE

Feb 1, 2020 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 State Food Science Career Development Event.   A special thank you to Dr. Keith Schneider and Dr. Renee Goodrich Schneider of the University of Florida College Agriculture and Life Sciences for serving as the event superintendent and for coordinating this CDE. 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 individ...


Erin Walker
Feb 1, 2020

Event Results: 2020 Safe Tractor Operations CDE

Feb 1, 2020 by Erin Walker

Advisors - please find below the results of the 2020 State Tractor Operations CDE held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Plant City.  Congratulations to all the contestants who competed in this year's event. We are very thankful for the continued support of Mrs. Pam Walden, Tractor Operations CDE Superintendent, Mrs. Lauren Ebert, and Mr. Walter Brown of Live Oak for providing the tractor and setting up the course. Event Results  1. Cody Walton, South Sumter 2. Wyatt Dewitt, Durant 3. Col...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 31, 2020

FINAL INFORMATION: Aquaculture & Veterinary Science Online Preliminary CDEs (February 4)

Jan 31, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - The Spring Online Preliminary exams for the Aquaculture & Veterinary Science Career Development Events will take place next Tuesday, February 4.   Your proctor should have received their email containing all of the information they need to administer the exams (email was sent Thursday evening). Please confirm with your proctor that they did receive an email. If they did not receive an email please email Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org with your proctor's email address and which exams ...


Erin Walker
Jan 31, 2020

Reminder: Complete your 2019-2020 FFA Membership Roster

Jan 31, 2020 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Just a friendly reminder, as we enter the busy CDE season, to complete your Online FFA Membership roster-the 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 your chapter is participating in the Chapter Membership Affiliation Program (or you are in one of the 31 counties receiving Tit...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 28, 2020

2020 FL FFA Awards Program Update

Jan 28, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

As you complete and submit award applications this year, we wanted to inform you about several award program updates. Please take a moment to review the information in this message as well as the attached documents. Due Dates March 1: American FFA Degree, State FFA Degree, Star Applications March 15: National Chapter Award, Proficiency Award Applications April 1: Alumni Awards, Gary Lee Alumni Scholarship, Chapter Co-Op, Chapter Advocacy Award, Outstanding District Officer, FFA Advisor o...


Erin Walker
Jan 27, 2020

State Dairy CDE Finals Information

Jan 27, 2020 by Erin Walker

Please find attached the information for the State Dairy Finals at the Florida State Fair.  All Qualified teams are pre-registered. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any Career Development Event (CDE) or Leadership Development Event (LDE) at the state level (including online and onsite preliminaries) must be listed on the chapter’s membership roster and the roster must have been submitted to state.  During the two business day period...


Erin Walker
Jan 27, 2020

Updated State Meats Preliminary Information (State Fair)

Jan 27, 2020 by Erin Walker

EVENT INFORMATION TIMES & LOCATION FRIDAY, February 7, 2020 Check – In: 2:00-2:45 PM, Charlie Lykes Arena (FFA Trailer) Contest Begins: 3:00 PM FAIR ADMITTANCE All FFA teams must enter the Martin Luther King Blvd. entrance. Parking is free.  Only the 4 team members and 1 advisor will be admitted free to the fair. Free fair admittance will only be from 12:45-2:15 at the Martin Luther King Blvd. entrance. If you enter before or after the times listed, you will be responsible for your own...


Erin Walker
Jan 27, 2020

Registered Teams: State Fair CDEs (State Livestock & Horse Prelims, State Fair Poultry)

Jan 27, 2020 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2020 State Fair CDE Events (State Livestock & Horse Prelims, State Fair Poultry) is now closed.   Please find attached a list of registered teams. Please review the list to confirm that your team is registered. No other registrations will be added.  IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any Career Development Event (CDE) or Leadership Development Event (LDE) at the state level (including online and ons...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 27, 2020

The Florida Youth Institute- Applications Now Open!

Jan 27, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

The University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is currently seeking applicants for its Florida Youth Institute summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors.  This life-changing experience provides students with an opportunity to engage with local leaders and experts on critical global challenges, participate in hands-on activities, and explore exciting ways to make a difference in Florida and around the world. Participants will gain insight into different ...