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Erin Walker
Sep 18, 2019

Now Available: Quality Chapter Plan - Due October 15th

Sep 18, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors, The 2019-2020 Quality Chapter Plan is now available.  The deadline to complete the plan is October 15th. FFA chapters must submit the Quality Chapter Plan prior to participating in any competitive event.  If the Quality Chapter Plan has not been submitted by the close of business on the published registration deadline, the chapter will not be considered for official ranking within that event.  While the chapter will be eligible to register and participate, participants will not be...


Ronnie Simmons
Sep 18, 2019

Conference Information: Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC)

Sep 18, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the (rescheduled) 2019 Chapter Presidents Conference (CPC)!  This conference is the first phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the Daytona Beach Hilton, October 17-18, 2019 (Thursday/Friday).  This event is open to two representatives from each chapter, in addition to District, Sub-District and Federation Officers, and seniors who are potential state officer candidates.  This means that you can have two chapter repre...


Erin Walker
Sep 18, 2019

State Officer Request System - Now Available

Sep 18, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Our State FFA Officers are excited to begin visiting chapters throughout the state beginning October 1st! In order to ensure that an officer is available to visit your program, we encourage you to submit a request as soon as possible. You can request an officer directly by clicking here.  Please note that all state officer requests must be submitted using the only request system.  Face to face/verbal requests are not considered “official” and will not be placed on the officers...


Erin Walker
Sep 18, 2019

Forestry CDE Registration Link

Sep 18, 2019 by Erin Walker

Please use the link below to register for the Forestry CDE, all other links are broken. Once the registration system closes no further registrations will be accommodated. Registration must be done through the online form. Registration closes on September 24, 2019 at 5:00pm. To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration If you have questions, please email Erin.Walker@flaffa.org    


Hannah H Cantrell
Sep 17, 2019

Event Reminder: 2019 District Forestry CDE

Sep 17, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Event Registration for the 2019 District Forestry CDE is closing soon.  If you are no longer participating please let Hannah Cantrell (hannah.cantrell@flaffa.org) or Erin Walker (Erin.Walker@flaffa.org) know so that we may remove you from the list. For specific event information, including if your event will have saw timber or pulpwood, please read the attached CDE information sheet. FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2019 District Forestry CDE is now open. Registration closes on September...


Erin Walker
Sep 9, 2019

Event Registration: 2019 District Forestry CDE

Sep 9, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2019 District Forestry CDE is now open. Registration closes on September 24, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Please note that each chapter may register both an "A" team and a "B" team for this event however, in order to register a B team, you must have a full, 4-man A team registered first. Both teams will be registered on the same registration form.  The Florida Forest Service has requested that you provide team member names when you register. If you need change team me...


Ronnie Simmons
Sep 9, 2019

Deadline Today: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Sep 9, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Due to school schedule disruptions related to Hurricane Dorian, the registration deadline will be extended to TODAY at 5:00PM.  As of this morning, there are 2,413 students and teachers registered. A couple of our locations are at (or very near) capacity.  Be sure to complete your chapter's registration as soon as possible.  Note: If your area conference is at capacity, feel free to register for any conference that still has vacancy. Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Offic...


Ronnie Simmons
Sep 4, 2019

Deadline Approaching: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Sep 4, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Due to school schedule disruptions related to Hurricane Dorian, the registration deadline will be extended to Monday, September 9th at 5:00PM.  As of this morning, there are 1,635 students and teachers already registered. While there are still spots available for each conference location, some locations are filling up fast!  Be sure to complete your chapter's registration as soon as possible.  Note: If your area conference is at capacity, feel free to register for any conference that still ha...


Erin Walker
Sep 4, 2019

2019-2020 Career Development Event Revisions

Sep 4, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, The Florida FFA Board of Directors periodically revises the guidelines for Career and Leadership Development Events to ensure a quality experience for all students.  Changes are reviewed by the Board of Directors and approved individually. Attached to this email you will find a summary of all revisions. For your convenience, a list of the events that have been revised is provided below: Middle/High School Forestry CDE Middle School Horse Evaluation CDE High School Meats Ev...


Ronnie Simmons
Aug 29, 2019

Conference Information: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Aug 29, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

With nearly 1,000 students and teachers already registered, our COLT conferences are filling up fast!  Be sure to complete your chapter's registration before September 6th (next Friday)! Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference.  This conference is the second phase of our leadership continuum. The COLT conference is designed to meet the needs of your chapter officers (or those that wish to become officers) and provide them with the to...


Ronnie Simmons
Aug 28, 2019

Update #3: Hurricane Dorian / Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC) Postponed

Aug 28, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

As a result of our ongoing conversations with Emergency Management officials, school district personnel and having an abundance of caution regarding the safety and well-being of our attendees, Florida FFA has made the decision to postpone the 2019 Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC) until further notice.  Our hope is that students and teachers can use this time to properly prepare for the potential effects that Hurricane Dorian poses for our state. Earlier today we received communications f...


Ronnie Simmons
Aug 28, 2019

Update #2: Tropical Storm Dorian vs. Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC)

Aug 28, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Please excuse the typo(s) in the original email and see the corrections in the second paragraph below.  Sorry for the confusion. Florida FFA continues to monitor the weather forecast for the east coast of Florida as Tropical Storm Dorian moves north into the Atlantic.  Understandably, school officials are also monitoring the situation closely and are asking questions about our plan for the Chapter Presidents’ Conference (CPC).  At this point, we plan to proceed as planned with the conferen...


Ronnie Simmons
Aug 27, 2019

Tropical Storm Dorian vs. Chapter Presidents' Conference (CPC)

Aug 27, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA continues to monitor the weather forecast for the east coast of Florida as Tropical Storm Dorian moves north through the Atlantic.  Understandably, school officials are also monitoring the situation closely and are asking questions about our plan for the Chapter Presidents’ Conference (CPC).  At this point, we plan to proceed as planned with the conference, with minor adjustments to the schedule to allow chapters to get on the road earlier on Saturday.  See revised schedule below...


Ronnie Simmons
Aug 26, 2019

Conference Information: Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference

Aug 26, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2019 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference.  This conference is the second phase of our leadership continuum. The COLT conference is designed to meet the needs of your chapter officers (or those that wish to become officers) and provide them with the tools that are necessary for a successful year of service.  Building on the individual skills learned during Chapter President’s Conference, the COLT experience helps officer teams identify ...


Erin Walker
Aug 20, 2019

Information: 2019-2020 Membership

Aug 20, 2019 by Erin Walker

The membership system will be up and running soon. Please do not add any members into the system until after Chapter Presidents Conference.  We ask that in the meantime you begin collecting the necessary information to add your members to the membership system, so that you will be ready to process when it is available. As a policy, this year your members will not be eligible to compete in CDE/LDE’s unless they are processed on your membership roster. If you need members transferred from a m...