Skip to Login Skip to Content Skip to Secondary Navigation

News Posts


Ronnie Simmons
Jun 4, 2020

FFA Office Closed

Jun 4, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

Please note that the Florida FFA Headquarters will be closed June 4th & 5th, as we prepare for the virtual celebration.  Our phones have been muted, as our office has been transformed into a studio and some portions of our event are being filmed on location. If you have an immediate need, please email any of our team. Thanks for your understanding and we look forward to welcoming you to our virtual celebration in 19 days!  


Ronnie Simmons
Jun 4, 2020

Florida FFA Forestry Camp Status

Jun 4, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, Please note that the 2020 Florida FFA Forestry Camp(s) have been cancelled, due to ongoing travel restrictions associated with Covid-19.  We regret that we cannot host these events this summer, but we look forward to bringing them back in 2021. Thanks for your understanding, Ronnie Simmons FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The Flor...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jun 1, 2020

Event Results: 2020 Agricultural Sales Career Development Event (CDE)

Jun 1, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 Agricultural SalesCareer Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to the CDE Superintendent, Dr. Al Wysocki and the team of volunteers for coordinating and hosting this event. The first place team is asked to submit a team photo at https://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/flffa_celebration_photo_form As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the resp...


Erin Walker
May 29, 2020

Florida FFA Announces Selection of State & National Officer Candidate(s)

May 29, 2020 by Erin Walker

The Florida FFA Association recently selected fourteen (14) students as candidates for state FFA office. Twenty (20) FFA members from throughout the state took part in the 2020 State Officer Screening Process. These student members were challenged with an intense interview process, which included an individual interview, individual problem solving activity, State Degree interview, agricultural knowledge Interview, and a conversational exercise. The 2020-2021 State FFA Officer Team will be ann...


Erin Walker
May 29, 2020

Important Information: Chapters Eligible to Vote

May 29, 2020 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Please find below a list of chapters who are eligible to vote for the 2020-2021 District & State FFA Officers.  Remember, per FFA board policy, a chapter must submit the Quality Chapter Report and receive quality chapter certification status in order to seat voting delegates. Please note that the Quality Chapter Report must have been submitted by May 8th, in order to be considered for eligibility.   If you have not submitted your Quality Chapter Report, we will allow you to ...


Hannah H Cantrell
May 28, 2020

News Release: 2020 Extemporaneous Public Speaking LDE Finalists

May 28, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Extemporaneous Public Speaking Leadership Development Event. The Extemporaneous Public Speaking Leadership Development Event is designed to develop the ability of all FFA members to express themselves on a given subject without having prepared or rehearsed its content in advance, therefore causing FFA members to formulate their remarks for presentation in a very limited amount of time. The state winner will be announced during the ...


Hannah H Cantrell
May 28, 2020

News Release: 2020 Creed Speaking LDE Finalists

May 28, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Creed Speaking Leadership Development Event. The Creed Speaking Career Development Event develops the public speaking abilities of FFA members as well as develop their self-confidence and contribute to their advancement in the FFA degree program. The state winner will be announced during the 6th session of the 2020 Florida FFA Celebration.  Please see the attached press release for the list of finalists. 2020 Creed Speaking LDE...


Erin Walker
May 28, 2020

CLARIFICATION: Important, Information Needed for CDE Winners

May 28, 2020 by Erin Walker

This email contains important information for the advisors of State Winning (FIRST PLACE) Career Development Event (CDE) teams.   FFA Advisors, Congratulations again on your student's success in our Career Development Event (CDE) programs!  Our competitive events are an important part of the complete FFA experience and we honor those teachers and students who work hard in each of our competitive event areas.   In just a few short weeks we will have the opportunity to celebrate you and you...


Ronnie Simmons
May 27, 2020

Important: Information Needed for CDE Winners

May 27, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

This email is contains important information for the advisors of State Winning Career Development Event (CDE) teams.   FFA Advisors, Congratulations again on your student's success in our Career Development Event (CDE) programs!  Our competitive events are an important part of the complete FFA experience and we honor those teachers and students who work hard in each of our competitive event areas.   In just a few short weeks we will have the opportunity to celebrate you and your students ...


Hannah H Cantrell
May 27, 2020

News Release: 2020 Prepared Public Speaking LDE Finalists

May 27, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Prepared Public Speaking Leadership Development Event. The Prepared Public Speaking Leadership Development Event is designed to develop agricultural leadership by providing for member participation in agricultural public speaking activities and stimulating interest in leadership and citizenship. The state winner will be announced during the 6th session of the 2020 Florida FFA Celebration.  Please see the attached press release for...


Hannah H Cantrell
May 26, 2020

FINAL REMINDER: Virtual Leadership Development Events, May 27-28

May 26, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - At this point, you should have received an email with the final information for the virtual Leadership Development Events taking place May 27-28, 2020. PLEASE READ THIS EMAIL ASAP AND SHARE IT WITH YOUR STUDENT(S) COMPETING IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO ALREADY. Please note that all times listed are Eastern Standard Time. If you have student's participating in more than one event next week, you should have received an email for each event.   If you did not receive an email for an e...


Ronnie Simmons
May 22, 2020

Florida FFA Celebration - Complete Schedule

May 22, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

Extraordinary times lead extraordinary people to do extraordinary things.  This is an extraordinary time. FFA members are extraordinary people. And this summer we are going to have an extraordinary celebration! We are excited to invite you to the most exciting, the most unique and the most innovative celebration of FFA members in the history of Florida FFA!  The Celebration will be held June 23-26, 2020 and a complete schedule of our virtual celebration can be found below. Streaming Sche...


Hannah H Cantrell
May 22, 2020

Event Results: 2020 Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event (CDE)

May 22, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event (CDE).   As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to request and review individual team results. Any appeal must be made to the FFA Executive Secretary in writing for necessary adjustments to be made.  At the close of business on the second business day following publishing, ...


Hannah H Cantrell
May 22, 2020

UPDATED Event Results: 2020 Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE)

May 22, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

The media plan score was inadvertently left off the score report. This update did not change the winning team or high individual. We apologize for the error. If you have questions, please email: Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to Dr. Ricky Telg, CDE Superintendent, and the UF Agricultural Education & Communications Department for coordinating and hosi...


Erin Walker
May 22, 2020

Event Results: 2020 State Meats Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE)

May 22, 2020 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2020 Meats Evaluation CDE!   A special thank you goes to Dr. Chad Carr, CDE Superintendent, Kyle Mendes and the UF Animal Sciences Department for coordinating this event. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to request and review individual team results. Any appeal must be made to the FFA Executive Secretary in writing for...