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Hannah H Cantrell
Aug 30, 2017

National FFA Deadlines Approaching: CDE/LDE & Award Programs

Aug 30, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

DEADLINES APPROACHING

Advisors -

This email includes important information for those chapters who will be participating in one or more of the following at 2017 National FFA Convention: Career/Leadership Development EventAgriscience FairNational Chapter Award and/or Proficiency awards. Please read this email carefully as it contains several firm deadlines.

Career and Leadership Development Events Deadlines:

  • Early August: Orientation packets will be posted on ffa.org

    • Please pay close attention to the superintendent letters for the CDEs/LDEs that are posted online with orientation packets.  Several of the events have had changes and may require students to bring materials like laptops and Wi-Fi capable devices. 

  • September 1: Online uploads due – the deadline this year is by 5 PM EDT These uploads including:

    • Agricultural Communications portfolio

    • Agricultural Issues portfolio

    • Prepared Public Speaking manuscripts

    • Employment Skills cover letter and resumes

  • September 1: Certification due through FFA.org (advisors) – the deadline this year is by 5 p.m. EDT. Directions are  attached.

  • September 1: Dual participation notification due (see orientation packet for details).

  • September 15: Online waivers due- completed through the declaration/certification on ffa.org. Directions are attached.

Agriscience Fair:

Sept. 1:

  • Dual participation notification is due (see orientation packet for details – this will be released in early August).

  • Dietary accommodation requests are due (see orientation packet for details – this will be released in early August).

Sept. 15: Online waivers for national finalists must be completed.  Waivers are generated for national finalists after national summer judging results are posted.

National FFA Agriscience Fair Handbook.

Agriscience Fair Orientation Packet:

FFA.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/awards_asf_orientationpacket2017.pdf

For questions contact us at agriscience@ffa.org  

National Chapter:

Sept. 1:

  • Requests are due for convention (tickets, plaque/spur, dietary).

  • Dual Participation notifications are due for any member desiring to compete in more than one program at convention (proficiency, Star, CDE/LDE, agriscience fair, national chapter, etc.,).

Orientation packet:

FFA.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/awards_nca_generalstar2017.pdf

MOE/MSMOE Orientation Packet:

FFA.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/awards_nca_moemsmoe2017.pdf

Premier Chapter Orientation Packet:

FFA.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/awards_nca_premierchap2017.pdf

For questions, contact us at nationalchapter@ffa.org.

Proficiency Awards:

Sept.. 1:

  • Dual participation notification due (see orientation packet for details – this will be released in early August).

  • Dietary accommodation requests due (see orientation packet for details – this will be released in early August).

Sept. 15:

  • Online waivers due for national finalists.

  • Cash claim forms due.

For questions contact us at proficiency@ffa.org  

The convention orientation packet for National Finalists is located on the proficiency awards webpage, FFA.org/participate/awards/proficiencies.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Hannah (hannah.huggins@flaffa.org) or Erin (erin.walker@flaffa.org).

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Instructor_How_To_Certify_A_Team_or_Member.pdf
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