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Michael J Rogalsky
Apr 30, 2018

News Release: 2018 Chapter Cooperative Award Finalists Announced

Apr 30, 2018 by Michael J Rogalsky

The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2018 Chapter Cooperative Award Finalists. The Chapter Cooperative Award measures how active a chapter has been in cooperating with other organizations and agencies within their community, along with teaching cooperative business principles. One member and one advisor of each finalist chapter will be recognized on stage during the 2ndGeneral Session of the 90thFlorida FFA State Convention and Expo on Wednesday, June 13, 20...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 30, 2018

FFA Banquet Video Message

Apr 30, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, For many of you, this message finds you preparing to celebrate your chapter's success at your annual banquet.  Each year, our team of state officers find it to be a highlight of their year to attend and help chapters celebrate their success at as many FFA banquets as possible - and this year is no different.   Although we work hard to have officers at as many banquets as possible, we simply are not able to accommodate each and every request.  Our officers felt that it was impo...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 30, 2018

Scholarship Results: National FFA Scholarship Program

Apr 30, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Congratulations to each of our Florida FFA members who were recently awarded a scholarship through the 2018 National FFA Scholarship Program.   This year, 114 sponsors provided over $2.5 million in scholarships. National FFA received more than 8,800 applications and awarded 1,829 scholarships to assist students in their post-high school educational endeavors. National FFA will post scholarship results on FFA.org no later than May 7, 2018.  Notification letters containing detailed instructio...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 28, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Veterinary Science Career Development Event (CDE)

Apr 28, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Veterinary Science Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to the CDE Superintendent, Carrie Jo Anderson, Hillsborough Community College and the team of volunteers for coordinating and hosting this 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 ...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 27, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Ornamental Horticulture Demonstration Career Development Event (CDE)

Apr 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Ornamental Horticulture Demonstration Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to the CDE Superintendent, Dr. Ed Osborne, the UF/AEC department for coordinating and hosting this event, and the team of volunteer judges for assisting with this 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 ...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 27, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Agricultural Sales Career Development Event (CDE)

Apr 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Agricultural Sales Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to the CDE Superintendent, Dr. Al Wysocki and the team of volunteers for coordinating and hosting this 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 Se...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 27, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Vegetable Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE)

Apr 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Vegetable Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to the CDE Coordinators, Kathy Otte, Fallon Driver and Lynn Nobles for coordinating this year's 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 Secreta...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 27, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Farm Business Management Career Development Event (CDE)

Apr 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Farm Business Management Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to Dr. Dusty Bass, CDE Superintendent, for coordinating this years 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 necessa...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 27, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE)

Apr 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE).   A special thank you goes to Dr. Lisa Lundy, CDE Coordinator, Kevin Kent and the UF Agricultural Education & Communcations Department for coordinating and hosing this year's 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 re...


Hannah H Cantrell
Apr 26, 2018

UPDATE: 2018 Poultry CDE Information

Apr 26, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors – Due to the large number of teams registered we have had to adjust the layout, times and location for the 2018 Poultry CDE to be held next Thursday, May 3rd. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The updated schedule is below. New Location: University of Florida – Horse Teaching Unit 1934 SW 63rd Ave  Gainesville, FL 32608  New Schedules:  High School FFA & SR 4-H Check-In: 8:00-8:30 AM Instructions: 8:30-8:45AM Contest Begins: 8:50 AM Estimated End Time: 1:...


Michael J Rogalsky
Apr 26, 2018

REMINDER: LO Baldwin Scholarship Due May 1st

Apr 26, 2018 by Michael J Rogalsky

REMINDER: LO Baldwin Scholarship Due May 1st Good Afternoon, Each year the L.O. Baldwin family provides a scholarship for student(s) interested in pursuing a career in Agricultural Education. I have attached the current application. Please feel free to share with any students who may be eligible. The application deadline is May 1, 2018. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me! Thanks, Mike  Michael Rogalsky Florida FFA Foundation  L O Baldwin application.pdf Click ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Apr 25, 2018

URGENT: 2018 Poultry CDE

Apr 25, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - If you registered a Poultry team and are no longer planning on participating please email hannah.huggins@flaffa.org  ASAP. We have been experiencing a large number of no shows at CDE this spring and this event is working on a very tight schedule because of the number of teams registered. Your cooperation in this mater is very much appreciated.   Due to the number of teams registered we will have to split the event into two rounds. The first round being for high school teams and an...


Ronnie Simmons
Apr 25, 2018

IMPORTANT: Parking Information for CDEs at UF

Apr 25, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

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.    Event Overviews for each of these event are attached. Please review them for specific information and event locations. Important Event Parking Information - Please Note Changes From Previous Years We are working closely with UF Transpo...


Erin Walker
Apr 25, 2018

UPDATED 90th State FFA Convention LDE Certification Information

Apr 25, 2018 by Erin Walker

THIS EMAIL WAS SENT EARLIER AND ONLY PERTAINS TO THOSE WHO ARE PARTICIPATING IN LDE's AT STATE CONVENTION. Everyone else can disregard.  PLEASE ALSO NOTE THIS UPDATE: Membership will be checked on these students after 5:00 on May 29, 2018. If Certification is not done by this date, your students will not eligible to compete. Congratulations on advancing to the state competition in one of the Leadership Development Events to be held at the 90th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo.  We kn...


Erin Walker
Apr 25, 2018

Event Results: 2018 Employment Skills LDE Preliminary

Apr 25, 2018 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 State Employment Skills LDE preliminary. The top 20 participants will advance to compete for the State Championship in June at the 90th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo. The Employment Skills LDE is designed for FFA members to develop, practice and demonstrate skills needed in seeking employment in the agricultural industry. Each part of the LDE simulates “real world” activities that will be used by real world employers. If you...