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Hannah H Cantrell
Feb 27, 2017

Final Information: 2017 Spring Online Preliminary CDE Exams

Feb 27, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - The Spring Online Preliminary exams for the Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Mechanics, Aquaculture and Veterinary Science Career Development Events will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28.  Later today your proctor will receive a final email containing all of the information they need to administer the exams.  They may have already received an email similar to this, if so the information in both of the emails is the same.  Please confirm with your proctor that the...


Kevin Kent
Feb 24, 2017

Now Available: District Officer Application

Feb 24, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Advisors and members - an updated District Officer application is now available for those who are interested in serving as a district officer this upcoming year.  The application is due May 1st and must be received May 8th.  Please note that a portion of this application is completed online, but must be printed and mail with the appropriate signatures and attachments. http://www.flaffa.org/awards-competitive-applications/


Hannah H Cantrell
Feb 23, 2017

IMPORTANT: 2017 OH Demo Host Information

Feb 23, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Special Note:  This mailing is intended for District Ornamental Horticulture Demonstration CDE Hosts.  However, it has been sent to everyone as it contains important CDE information. District OH Demo Hosts, Thank you in advance for agreeing to be the host, and for all of the hard work that you will put forth to make our District OH Demo Career Development Events (CDEs) a great success.  I have sent out your contact information (attached to this email is a complete list of hosts and contest ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Feb 23, 2017

IMPORTANT: 2017 Spring Online Preliminary CDE Exams

Feb 23, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - The Spring Online Preliminary exams for the Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Mechanics, Aquaculture and Veterinary Science Career Development Events will take place next Tuesday, February 28.  Later today and again on Monday, your proctor will receive an email containing all of the information they need to administer the exams.  They may have already received an email similar to this, if so the information in both of the emails is the same.  Please confirm with your proct...


Kevin Kent
Feb 18, 2017

UPDATED: Event Results - 2017 Dairy Evaluation CDE

Feb 18, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Advisors - please note that the results for the High School CDE have been revised after discovering an error in the test scores. Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 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 ...


Kevin Kent
Feb 18, 2017

Event Results - 2017 Dairy Evaluation CDE

Feb 18, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 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) ...


Kevin Kent
Feb 18, 2017

Event Results - 2017 State Fair Poultry Judging Contest

Feb 18, 2017 by Kevin Kent

The Florida State Fair is excites to announce the results of the 2017 Poultry Judging Contest.  Special thanks to Dr. Ben Mather for coordinating the event. Please note: #8 in Interior Egg and #4 in Ready-To-Cook classes were removed from the event.  A perfect score for each of these classes is now 47. This event IS NOT a preliminary to the official state CDE later this spring. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It ...


Kevin Kent
Feb 16, 2017

National FFA Week Starts Saturday

Feb 16, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Visit FFA.org for #FFAweek Resources! It's almost time for a week all about the blue and gold! National FFA Week starts Saturday and promises to be a fun, event-filled week! Our national officers are visiting different states to celebrate with FFA members and chapters across the nation. Be sure to watch our blog and social media accounts for updates on their visits and other #FFAweek news. Don't forget National Wear Blue Day on Friday! Our FFA Week page has tools your chapter can use to make...


Kevin Kent
Feb 15, 2017

Event Information - 2017 State Leadership Summit

Feb 15, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2017 State Leadership Summit!  This conference is the last phase of the Florida FFA leadership continuum.  The conference will be held at the the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC), March 17-19, 2017.  This conference is open current District Officers, Sub-District Officers, Federation Officers, and prospective State Officer Candidates.   State Leadership Summit (SLS) is the final conference in the chapter FFA officer training series. Its adva...


Kevin Kent
Feb 14, 2017

Award Applications - Reminders and Changes

Feb 14, 2017 by Kevin Kent

As you begin to complete and submit award applications this year, please take a moment to review the information in this message as well as the attached documents.   For information about award programs, review the FFA Guide or the Awards and Recognition page of FloridaFFA.org. New This Year  Photos - Please be sure that your photos are landscape or horizontal. State Star Discovery - The application is now available through MyFFA and is consistent with the rest of the star award applica...


Kevin Kent
Feb 11, 2017

Events Results - 2017 HS Horse CDE Prelims

Feb 11, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 High School State Horse Evaluation Career Development Event.  The Horse Evaluation Career Development Event is designed to stimulate the study of, and interest in, equine science selection while providing recognition for those who have demonstrated skill and competency in this area. A special thanks goes to Dr. Saundra TenBroeck and the Florida State Fair for coordinating the event. The top 15 teams will advance to the state finals ...


Kevin Kent
Feb 11, 2017

Event Results - 2017 HS Livestock Evaluation CDE Prelims

Feb 11, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 High School State Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event.  The Livestock Evaluation and Selection Career Development Event stimulates learning activities related to the production and marketing of cattle, sheep and swine. A special thanks goes to Dr. Chad Carr and the Florida State Fair for coordinating the event. The top 20 teams will advance to the state finals in Gainesville. As a matter of procedure, event results are co...


Hannah H Cantrell
Feb 7, 2017

URGENT: 2017 OH Demo Information

Feb 7, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - Attached to this email is the most current list of 2017 OH Demo hosts, locations and event dates. We are still missing information from District 1, District 3, District 8 and District 11.  If you are the host for one of those districts please respond to hannah.huggins@flaffa.org with the missing information immediately. An additional email with information for the event hosts will be sent out in the upcoming days. 2017 OH Demo Hosts_2_7.pdf Click to View  


Hannah H Cantrell
Feb 6, 2017

Registered Teams: 2017 FL State Fair Practice Poultry CDE

Feb 6, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2017 Florida State Fair Practice Poultry CDE is closed.  A list of registered teams can be found below.  If you registered and are no longer planning on participating please notify Hannah Huggins (hannah.huggins@flaffa.org) or Erin Walker (erin.walker@flaffa.org) immediately.   Event Changes:  This year as part of the CDE revision process there were a few changes made to the Poultry CDE.  Those changes are summarized below.   Exterior Eggs - For the 2017 ...


Kevin Kent
Feb 4, 2017

Event Results - 2017 Middle School Horse CDE

Feb 4, 2017 by Kevin Kent

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2017 Middle School State Horse Evaluation Career Development Event.  The Horse Evaluation Career Development Event is designed to stimulate the study of, and interest in, equine science selection while providing recognition for those who have demonstrated skill and competency in this area. A special thanks goes to Shawna Ferguson for coordinating the event and to Canterbury Showplace in Newberry for hosting the event. As a matter of proc...