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Erin Walker
Jan 30, 2019

Event Information: 2019 Floriculture & Nursery/Landscape CDEs

Jan 30, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors, If you are planning to participate in the Floriculture CDE and/or Nursery/Landscape CDE please see the attached documents. These documents outline which practicums students will be required complete at the 2019 event.  2019 FFA Career Development Events for Floriculture and Nursery & Landscape take place Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City, FL.  Keep watching the link below as more information becomes available, or contact Merry Mott a...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 30, 2019

UNOFFICIAL Event Results: 2018-2019 Aquaculture Preliminary CDE

Jan 30, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018-2019 Aquaculture Preliminary CDE.  The top 10 middle school teams and the top 10 high school teams will advance to the state finals in April of 2019.   Ties were only broken when the tie affected which teams would advance to the state finals. Ties were broken using the drop score. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for two (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advi...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 30, 2019

UNOFFICIAL Event Results: 2018-2019 Poultry Preliminary CDE

Jan 30, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2018-2019 Poultry Preliminary CDE.  The top 20 middle school teams and the top 20 high school teams will advance to the state finals in May of 2019.   Ties were only broken when the tie affected which teams would advance to the state finals. Ties were broken using the drop score. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for two (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 29, 2019

Agriculture Teacher Vacancy - Taylor County

Jan 29, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Please find (below) the notification of an Agriculture Teacher vacancy in Taylor County, Florida, posted for immediate hire.  This position is a combined middle and high school position with four (4) periods of middle school instruction and three (3) periods of high school instruction.   Please see a copy of the position description below or visit the Taylor County School District website at:  http://www.taylor.k12.fl.us/?DivisionID=15444&DepartmentID=16537 Taylor County - AG Teacher Job ...


Erin Walker
Jan 28, 2019

Event Registration: 2019 Spring Preliminary Online Career & Leadership Development Events

Jan 28, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career & Leadership Development Event preliminaries is now open at flaffa.org:   Agricultural Technology & Mechanics Systems (High School Only) Conduct of Chapter Meetings (Middle School & 9th Grade Only) Vegetable (Middle & High School) Veterinary Science (High School Only) Spring online preliminary testing will be held on February 26, 2019.  Registration will remain open until February 12th at 5:00 PM.  After that time registrati...


Erin Walker
Jan 26, 2019

Registered Teams: State Fair CDEs (State Livestock & Horse Prelims, State Fair Poultry)

Jan 26, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for the 2019 State Fair CDE Events (State Livestock & Horse Prelims, State Fair Poultry) is now closed.   Please find attached a list of registered teams. Please review the list to confirm that your team is registered. No other registrations will be added.  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 ons...


Erin Walker
Jan 23, 2019

Reminder/Registered Teams: 2019 State Fair CDEs

Jan 23, 2019 by Erin Walker

FFA Advisors, Registration for CDEs at the 2019 Florida State Fair is now open.  This includes the practice Poultry Judging event. Please note that registration is not required for qualified Dairy CDE teams.  Registration closes on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Once the registration system closes no further registrations will be accommodated.   Registration must be done through the online form. To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration Please n...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 22, 2019

Registered Teams: 2019 Spring CDE Online Preliminary-Day 1

Jan 22, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Event Registration for the 2019 Spring CDE Online Preliminary - Day 1 is now closed. A list of registered teams is included in this email. No further registrations will be accepted.  Proctor Emails: Each proctor will receive an email by the end of the day on Friday, January 25th that contains the information they need to administer the exam(s). Please check with your proctor make sure they receive their email. Board Policy Reminder:  The policy to allow more than four contestants has bee...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 18, 2019

District Results Submission

Jan 18, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Good Morning District Hosts,  Thank you so much for serving as a host for today's events! We appreciate all the hard work you put in to make this day a success! Please submit all results no later than 5 PM, January 22nd (Tuesday). We do not ask for any other materials to be returned to our office (score sheets, extra ribbons, etc.). Results should be submitted using this link: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/2019_district_results If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ...


Erin Walker
Jan 16, 2019

REMINDER: 2019 District LDE Locations

Jan 16, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors: Please find attached a copy of the District LDE locations, hosts and start times for the District Events being held this Friday, January 18. If you have specific questions, please reach out to your host. Their email address can be found in the attached document. 2019 District LDE Hosts.pdf Click to View  


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 15, 2019

Meeting Notice: Florida FFA Board of Directors

Jan 15, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

In a continued effort for inclusion and transparency in the governance of the organization, the following meeting agenda is being provided to FFA stakeholders. Notification of Next Meeting and Final Agenda As published on the Florida FFA Calendar, the next quarterly meeting of the Florida FFA Board of Directors will be Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3:30 PM at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC) in Haines City, followed by dinner with the students attending the 360 Degree Lead...


Erin Walker
Jan 15, 2019

Event Information: 2019 Food Science CDE

Jan 15, 2019 by Erin Walker

Advisors, Final arrangements are being made in preparation for the 2019 State FFA Food Science Career Development Event (CDE) to be held February 2, 2019 at the University for Florida in Gainesville, FL.  This event is open to teams who qualified based on the fall preliminary exams. For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet.  The complete event rules are available on flaffa.org. If you are NOT planning on attending or have questions, please email Erin.Wa...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 15, 2019

District 9 LDE Event Information

Jan 15, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

District 9 FFA Advisors, The following information is being sent on behalf of Tim Cribbs, the District 9 LDE host. Please direct all questions to: tim.cribbs@sdhc.k12.fl.us.  Event Location: Dover Baptist Church - 3223 Gallagher Rd, Dover 33527 Event Check-In: 12:30 PM Events Start: 1:00 PM Lunch: Lunch WILL NOT be provided, please plan to eat before you arrive. 


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 15, 2019

Agriculture Teacher Vacancy - Polk County

Jan 15, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Position: Teacher, Agri Natural Resources Education (50010033) Principal: Sheila Gregory School: Kathleen Middle (Polk County) Advertised Dates: 12/31/2018 - 01/28/2019 This vacancy has been extended. Bargaining Group: 2 - Teachers Union - B1 - Classroom Teacher Local Job description: http://www.polk-fl.net/jobdescriptions/pdf/9505.pdf Courses:  Orientation to Agriscience and Career Planning[8100110], Exploration of Agriscience[8100210], Orientation to Agriscience[8100310], Agriscience ...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 14, 2019

$1,200 Chapter Grant Opportunity - Living to Serve

Jan 14, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

National FFA is excited to announce that the Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve grant application is now open and available in both English and Spanish! Middle and high school chapters may apply for up to$1,200 to support semester-long service-learning projects that address community needs in one of four focus areas: • Community Safety; • Hunger, Health and Nutrition; • Environmental Responsibility and • Community Engagement To access the application visit www.ffa.org/livingtoserve/gra...