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Hannah H Cantrell
Aug 30, 2017

National LDE Judge: Extemporaneous Public Speaking

Aug 30, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA Advisors & Stakeholders - We are still looking for an Extemporaneous Public Speaking LDE (we have secured a Creed and Prepared judge) to represent FL at National FFA Convention. If you are interested please follow the instructions below.

Original Email:

Greetings everyone! I hope this note finds you doing well.  It’s hard to believe it is nearly September which means National FFA Convention is just right around the corner.  We are exited for what is sure to be a great and I hope that many of you will be joining us there.

Each year we are responsible for sending a judge for each Creed, Prepared and Extemporaneous Speaking Leadership Development Events.  We have already secured a Creed Speaking judge but I am looking for a judge for Prepared Public Speaking and a judge for Extemporaneous Public Speaking.  I have copied the schedule of events below for your information.  You will continue to judge in each round our speakers advances on to (you will not judge our speaker from FL).  If you are planning to attend National Convention and would like to witness the nation’s best speakers please email Hannah Huggins ( by Wednesday, August 30th.  If you are selected to be one of the judges from Florida you will be notified by September 15th.  Please note that National FFA does not cover any expenses for LDE judges.

Schedule of Events

Extemporaneous Public Speaking LDE


7:15 a.m. Preliminary I Orientation – Hyatt Cosmopolitan Ballroom B (3rd Floor)

8:30 a.m. Preliminary I – Hyatt, Cosmopolitan Ballroom C, D, Discover A, B (3rd Floor)

10:00 a.m. Preliminary II Orientation – Hyatt Cosmopolitan Ballroom B (3rd Floor)

11:00 a.m. Preliminary II – Hyatt Cosmopolitan Ballroom B (3rd Floor)

1:15 p.m. Semifinals Orientation– Hyatt Cosmopolitan

2:30 p.m. Semifinals – Hyatt Cosmopolitan Ballroom B (3rd Floor)


7:30 a.m. Finals Orientation and Sound Check – Indiana Convention Center 204

9:00 a.m. Finals - Indiana Convention Center - Sagamore Ballroom (Finals Hall)


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. Thank you!

Hannah Huggins

Regional Education Specialists