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Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 30, 2018

Event Information: 2018 Vet Science CDE

Mar 30, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors -  Final arrangements are being made in preparation for the 2018 State Veterinary Science Career Development Event (CDE) to be held April 28, 2018 in Plant City.  Please see the the attached Event Overview for complete event information. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any Career Development Event (CDE) or Leadership Development Event (LDE) at the state level (including online and onsite preliminaries) must be listed on t...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 30, 2018

Event Information & Registration: 2018 Ag Sales, Farm Business, OH Demo, & Vegetable Career Development Events

Mar 30, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Below you will find event information for the 2018 Agriculture Sales, Farm Business Management, Ornamental Horticulture Demonstrations and Vegetable Career Development Events to be held on April 27 on the campus of the University of Florida.    Online registration for Agricultural Sales and Farm Business Management is now open and will remain open until 5:00 PM on April 13th.   To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration After registration...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 29, 2018

Event Results & Information: 2018 Agricultural Communications CDE Preliminary

Mar 29, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Agricultural Communications CDE Preliminary.  The top five (5) teams will advance to the state finals on April 27, 2018. Scores are not included for teams who took the preliminary exam and who DID NOT submit a media plan.  Please note that if you chapter took the exam and DID NOT submit a media plan you are not permitted to count this a CDE on your Quality Chapter Report. Please review the attached event overview sheet for specific...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 28, 2018

Upcoming Deadline: FFA Award Applications

Mar 28, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, Please be reminded of the upcoming award application deadline.  The following applications are due April 2nd (to be received by April 9th in the FFA office): Alumni Awards Alumni Essay Outstanding Alumni Chapter Gary Lee Memorial Alumni Scholarship Outstanding Alumni Member Outstanding Young Alumni Member Chapter Awards Chapter Cooperative Award Chapter Agricultural Advocacy Award Individual Awards Outstanding District Officer Award FFA Advisor of the Year A...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 28, 2018

Event Information: 2018 Aquaculture CDE

Mar 28, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, Final arrangements are being made in preparation for the 2018 State Aquaculture Career Development Event (CDE) to be held April 20, 2018 in Ruskin.   This event is only open to those teams who previously qualified for the State Event.   Attached to this email you will find the list of chapters who have qualified (top 10 middle and high school teams) and are registered for this event.  Please be reminded that if your team is no longer planning to participate let us know as soon as ...


Michael J Rogalsky
Mar 28, 2018

Mississippi State FarmHouse Fraternity - Scholarship Opportunity for Fall of 2018 Freshman

Mar 28, 2018 by Michael J Rogalsky

Good Morning! FarmHouse Fraternity at Mississippi State is offering multiple scholarships up to $1,000 each for the fall semester of 2018.  Qualified candidates must be classified by Mississippi State as a freshman.  These are unrestricted cash scholarships awarded directly to the recipient for any purpose the student may choose, payable in early August.  One does not have to be affiliated with the fraternity in any capacity to be eligible for the scholarship.  A personal on campus intervie...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 27, 2018

Convention Information: 90th Florida FFA Convention & Expo

Mar 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

It is almost time for the 90th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo!  Our staff and officers are busy planning for the biggest and best convention ever! Please find below, the link to the Chapter Registration Kit for the 90th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo.  The guide includes all of the information you will need including lodging information, registration details and convention activities.   The Chapter Registration Kit is designed to help introduce your chapter to a new adventure in p...


Michael J Rogalsky
Mar 27, 2018

2018 Florida FFA Foundation - Summer Leadership Conference

Mar 27, 2018 by Michael J Rogalsky

Now Available: 2018 Summer Leadership Conference (SLC) Registration  Advisors - registration for the 2018 Florida FFA Foundation Summer Leadership Conference is now available online.  The conference will be held May 28-31 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center. CHECK-IN for the conference will begin at 5:00pm on May 28th.  Registration Fees No refunds for cancellations will be granted after May 11, 2018. All payments are due on May 11th as well. (Payments should be made to the Flori...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 26, 2018

Event Reminder: 2018 Award Application Judging

Mar 26, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - If you or someone you know is interested in applying to serve as a judge for the award application review process please register by 5PM today (Monday, March 26th).  Those selected will be notified by Friday, March 30th. Florida FFA is seeking thirty (30) teachers, administrators, and industry professionals to participate in the judging process for the Agricultural Proficiency Award program and the National Chapter Award program.  As you know, proficiency awards recognize outstand...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 26, 2018

Event Registration: 2018 Meats Evaluation CDE

Mar 26, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Registration for the Meats Evaluation CDE is now open.  Registration closes on April 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet. Please be reminded that High School teams only consist of three members and all three scores will be used to calculate the team total. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing...


Michael J Rogalsky
Mar 26, 2018

Florida FFA Hall of Fame - Nominations Due April 15th

Mar 26, 2018 by Michael J Rogalsky

Good Afternoon, This is just a reminder that the Florida FFA Hall of Fame nomination form is available! The Florida FFA Hall of Fame honors individuals who have rendered outstanding service to Agriscience Education and FFA in Florida. Nominations may be prepared and submitted by any individual. All nominations must be completed using the new online platform to be considered. Nominations not selected in the first year will be carried over for a period of two years.  The application process c...


Erin Walker
Mar 23, 2018

UPDATED (4:45pm) Event Results: 2018 Land Evaluation CDE

Mar 23, 2018 by Erin Walker

UPDATED LAND EVALUATION RESULTS-Second Update. An error was discovered involving the Homesite scores and has been updated (for a second time). We apologize for the mistake. Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Land Evaluation CDE.  A special thank you goes to Dr. Rex Ellis, CDE superintendent, and the Polk County Soil & Water Conservation District for hosting the event. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following pu...


Erin Walker
Mar 23, 2018

Event Results - 2018 Land Evaluation CDE

Mar 23, 2018 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Land Evaluation CDE.  A special thank you goes to Dr. Rex Ellis, CDE superintendent, and the Polk County Soil & Water Conservation District for hosting the 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 nec...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 22, 2018

90th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo

Mar 22, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Greetings!  Believe it or not, we are now just 80 days from the start of the 90th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo!   The annual state FFA convention and expo is the highlight of Florida FFA’s year. We are anticipating more than 5,000 FFA members, advisors, administrators, alumni, parents and industry partners coming together to celebrate their achievements and to continue developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. While at the convention, FFA ...


Erin Walker
Mar 21, 2018

Event Results: 2018 MS Horse Evaluation CDE

Mar 21, 2018 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Middle School Horse Evaluation CDE.   A special thank you goes to Mr. Brain Trimble & Mr. Buddy Mills for assisting with organizing this event and the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center for hosting the 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 F...