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Ronnie Simmons
Mar 31, 2019

Convention Information: 91st Florida FFA State Convention & Expo

Mar 31, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

#ThisIsNotAnAprilFoolsJoke!  We are only 70 days away from the start of the 91st Florida FFA State Convention & Expo!  Our staff and officers are busy planning for the biggest and best convention ever! Our goal is to launch all convention related information tomorrow, April 1st at 3:30 PM (EDT).   This launch will include the following: Convention Website Convention Registration System Hotel Lodging Reservation System Expo Exhibitor/Vendor Registration System Convention Related App...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 29, 2019

Event Results: 2019 State Land Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE)

Mar 29, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2019 State Land Evaluation CDE.  A special thank you to Dr. Rex Ellis, CDE superintendent and the Blackwater (Santa Rosa County) Soil & Water Conservation District for hosting the event.  In addition, we would like to thank our partner sponsors including: UF/IFAS West Florida Research & Education Center UF/IFAS Soil & Water Science Association of Florida Conservation Districts Corteva Agriscience Escambia River Electric Cooperative ...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 28, 2019

Final Deadline - Membership Roster - April 1, 2019

Mar 28, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, We are approaching the final opportunity to update your FFA membership roster for this school year.  Below you will find a status report for your chapter’s membership submission (as of noon today).  Please review the attached report for accuracy and take any necessary actions as soon as possible.  If your chapter is colored RED or YELLOW, we need to hear from you before April 1.  Regardless of the color coding, if you have more members to add to your roster, please add them as ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 28, 2019

Event Information & Registration: 2019 Ag Communications, Ag Sales, Farm Business, OH Demo, & Vegetable Career Development Events

Mar 28, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Below you will find event information for the 2019 Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Sales, Farm Business Management, Ornamental Horticulture Demonstrations and Vegetable Career Development Events to be held on April 26 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 12th.   To register, visit: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventre...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 28, 2019

Event Information: 2019 HS Livestock Evaluation CDE State Finals

Mar 28, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Please find attached the Event Information for the High School State Livestock CDE Finals. Please note that registration is not required for qualified Livestock CDE teams. The top 20 teams from the preliminary event will advance to the State Finals. If your team no longer plans to participate, please let Hannah Cantrell (hannah.cantrell@flaffa.org) know ASAP, so that we can notify the next team. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 28, 2019

Event Results: 2019 Agricultural Communications CDE Preliminary

Mar 28, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2019 Agricultural Communications CDE Preliminary.  The top 5 teams will advance to the state finals in April. 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 necessary adjustments to be made.  At the close of business o...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 27, 2019

Event Information: State Safe Tractor Operations & Maintenance CDE

Mar 27, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

FFA Advisors, Please find attached the Event Information for the State Safe Tractor Operations & Maintenance CDE. Please note that registration is not required for qualified individuals.  For specific event information please read the attached Event Overview. If you have specific questions about the event please email Hannah Cantrell at Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any Career Development Event (CDE) ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 27, 2019

2019 Aquaculture CDE - Team Activity Scenario

Mar 27, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors - Attached to this email you will find the 2018 Aquaculture CDE Team Activity scenario.  Teams will not be given any time to prepare on site. Please read the attached information carefully. An advisor of each qualified team should complete the online acknowledgement form within 24 hours to indicate that this email has been received.   To verify that your team has received the Team Activity, please click here: https://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/aqua_team_activity_2019 If your ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 26, 2019

Event Reminder: State FFA Officer Screening - 2019

Mar 26, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

REMINDER: Registration for State FFA Officer Screening closes on March 31st. If you have a student who sent in a State Officer application but is no longer planning to participate please email Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org ASAP so that we can finalize the schedule of events. This information is intended for advisors who have FFA members that have applied for state office this year. We are looking forward to your participation at State Officer Screening on April 9-10, 2019 at the FFA Leadershi...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 26, 2019

Okeechobee FFA Alumni Practice Vegetable CDE

Mar 26, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

The following email is being sent on behalf of Brian Dryden, Okeechobee FFA: Okeechobee FFA alumni is having a practice vegetable contest on 4 -12-19. Registration is at 9:00 and contest starts at 9:30. Will include test and specimens. Cost is $10.00 per team. Breakfast consisting of sausage biscuit sandwich, orange juice, milk, and coffee. Top 3 high school and top 3 middle schools get award as well as individuals. Let Brian Dryden know of you are bringing a team at drydenb@okee.k12.fl or...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 25, 2019

Event Registration: 2019 State Meats Evaluation CDE

Mar 25, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Registration for the Meats Evaluation CDE is now open.  Registration closes on April 5, 2019 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...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 25, 2019

Event Information: 2019 State HS Horse Evaluation CDE

Mar 25, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Please find attached the Event Information for the High School State Horse CDE Finals. Please note that registration is not required for qualified Horse CDE teams. The top 15 teams from the preliminary event will advance to the State Finals. If your team no longer plans to participate, please let Hannah Cantrell (Hannah.Cantrell@flaffa.org) know ASAP, so that we can notify the next team. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any Career D...


Ronnie Simmons
Mar 21, 2019

Final Deadline - Membership Roster - April 1, 2019

Mar 21, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, We are approaching the final opportunity to update your FFA membership roster for this school year.  Below you will find a status report for your chapter’s membership submission (as of 3:00 PM EST today).  Please review the attached report for accuracy and take any necessary actions as soon as possible.  Regardless of the color coding, if you have more members to add to your roster, please add them as soon as possible.   Membership Status Report (03.21.19).pdf Click to View ...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 21, 2019

2019 FL FFA Award Application Review

Mar 21, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Please note that registration is closing soon. If you are interested in applying, please do so by Monday, March 25th. If you know someone in industry or an alumni member who might be interested, please share this information with them. 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 outs...


Hannah H Cantrell
Mar 20, 2019

Event Reminder: 2019 State Land Evaluation CDE

Mar 20, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Event Registration for the 2019 State Land Evaluation CDE is closing soon. A list of teams who are currently registered is included in this email. FFA Advisors, Registration 2019 State Land Evaluation CDEs is now open. The event will be held at the University of Florida – West Florida Research and Education Center in Jay on March 29, 2019. Please note that registration is only open to those teams who have participated and won their county events.  Registration closes on March 22, 2019 at ...