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Ronnie Simmons
Nov 22, 2019

Deadline Today: Middle School Conference

Nov 22, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

Today is the deadline to register for the Middle School Conference.  At this time, Session A (Friday/Saturday) is at capacity and all chapters that requested to be moved to Session A have been moved.  We still have plenty of space available in Session B (Saturday/Sunday).  Unfortunately, if we do not reach our minimum threshold for Session B, we will likely have cancel that session.  A final notification of those chapters registered will be made at the close of registration. Florida FFA is ...


Erin Walker
Nov 21, 2019

SPRING State Officer Request System:Now Available 

Nov 21, 2019 by Erin Walker

Our State FFA Officers request form is open for limited visits in the spring, as well as for banquets. Banquet/Program visits are reserved on a first come first serve basis, to ensure that your chapter receives a visit, please complete the request form ASAP! You can request an officer directly by following this link: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/stateofficerrequest Please note that all state officer requests must be submitted using the only request system.  Face to face/verbal/emai...


Erin Walker
Nov 20, 2019

DEADLINE REMINDER: Sub-District Prepared Manuscripts

Nov 20, 2019 by Erin Walker

All Prepared Public Speaking manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Florida FFA.  Manuscripts for Sub-Districts are due December 5th at 5PM, EASTERN TIME. There will be no exceptions. Students who do not submit a manuscript by the deadline will not receive a manuscript score. We will then send your manuscripts to the host to be scored. ALL MANUSCRIPTS SHOULD BE UPLOADED AS A PDF or similar format. DO NOT upload the manuscript as a word document. If a word document is submitted a...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 19, 2019


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 18, 2019

Event Results: 2019 Agricultural Education Preliminary CDE

Nov 18, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2019 Agricultural Education CDE Preliminary.  The top 25 participants will advance to the state finals in December. The schedule for the state finals is attached.  Each chapter who is advancing to the state finals is required to bring an extra student to serve as a "student" during the presentations.  No ties were broken for any event, as it did not impact the participants advancing to the state finals. As a matter of procedure, event r...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 18, 2019

Deadline Extended: (NEW) Sub-District Officer Candidate Application

Nov 18, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Members & Advisors, Beginning this year, those students interested in seeking Sub-District Office must complete an officer application prior to the Sub-District LDE Event.  Based on the original deadline, the number of applicants is relatively low, with some sub-districts having zero applicants. The application deadline has been extended to November 22, 2019.  Please note that a portion of this application is completed online, but must be printed and mailed with the appropriate signatur...


Erin Walker
Nov 18, 2019

REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY: 2019 Sub-District Career & Leadership Development Events

Nov 18, 2019 by Erin Walker

Registration for the 2019 Florida FFA Sub-District Career & Leadership Development Events that will be held on December 12, 2019; CLOSES TODAY at 5:00pm!  Once registration closes, we will not be able to add anymore chapters! Online Registration is open at: http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/compeventregistration    The events that will take place at sub-districts include: Creed Speaking LDE (7th, 8th, and 9th grade) Extemporaneous Public Speaking LDE (High School and Middle School)...


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 13, 2019

Southern Spectacular Pig Show

Nov 13, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, Please see the attached flyer regarding the Southern Spectacular Pig Show. This is email is being sent on behalf of Marie Fussell, Bartow FFA. Southern Spectacular 2019.pdf Click to View  


Erin Walker
Nov 13, 2019

Event Results: 2019 Food Science Preliminary CDE

Nov 13, 2019 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2019 Food Science CDE Preliminary.  The top 10 middle school teams and the top 10 high school teams will advance to the state finals in 2020.   No ties were broken for any event, as it did not impact the teams advancing to the state finals. 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 review individual team results. Any app...


Erin Walker
Nov 13, 2019

Event Results: 2019 MS Horse Evaluation Preliminary CDE

Nov 13, 2019 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2019 MS Horse Evaluation CDE Preliminary.  The top 40 middle school teams will advance to the state finals in February of 2020.   *Please note that a tie was broken on the drop score for 40th place team. The team listed as 40 will be the team to advance to the State Finals.  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 revi...


Erin Walker
Nov 13, 2019

Event Results: 2019 Environmental Science Preliminary CDE

Nov 13, 2019 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the official results of the 2019 Environmental Science CDE Preliminary.  The top 10 teams will advance to the state finals in 2020.   No ties were broken for any event, as it did not impact the teams advancing to the state finals. 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 review individual team results. Any appeal must be made to the FFA E...


Erin Walker
Nov 13, 2019

Event Results: 2019 Dairy Evaluation Preliminary CDE

Nov 13, 2019 by Erin Walker

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2019 Dairy Evaluation CDE Preliminary.  The top 10 middle school teams and the top 20 high school teams will advance to the state finals in February of 2020.   No ties were broken for any event, as it did not impact the teams advancing to the state finals. 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 review individual team ...


Ronnie Simmons
Nov 12, 2019

FFA Membership Affiliation / Title IV Funding

Nov 12, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

IMPORTANT:  Please take a moment to read this message in its' entirety as it may pertain to your FFA Chapter. FFA Advisors, As we recently shared at several teacher meetings, Florida FFA applied for a grant with the Florida Department of Education to utilize Title 4, Part A federal funding to assist FFA chapters in rural school districts with FFA Membership Affiliation. I am pleased to report that FLDOE has accepted our proposal and approved the utilization of T4A funding to support FFA Ch...


Hannah H Cantrell
Nov 12, 2019

National Chapter Award Feedback/Survey & Agriscience Fair Score Reports

Nov 12, 2019 by Hannah H Cantrell

This email pertains to chapters who participated in the National Chapter Award program & Agriscience Fair at the 2019 National FFA Convention Advisors,  National FFA recently sent out surveys for the National Chapter Awards program. Please take time to complete this survey and give your honest feedback about your experience with National Chapter at National Convention.  Feedback reports from summer judging have been uploaded into the application. You can access it from the Degree/Applicati...


Erin Walker
Nov 12, 2019

Event Reminder: 2019 Sub-District Career & Leadership Development Events

Nov 12, 2019 by Erin Walker

Registration is now open for the 2019 Florida FFA Sub-District Career & Leadership Development Events that will be held on December 12, 2019. Sub-District CDE/LDE preliminaries are hosted by an identified school and teacher within your FFA Chapter’s assigned sub-district.  A document is attached with host name and email address. An email will be sent at a later date with event location and times for each sub-district. We have also attached a list that shares which sub-district each chapter ...