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Erin Walker
Jan 21, 2020

REMINDER-Event Registration: 2020 State Fair CDEs

Jan 21, 2020 by Erin Walker

Registration for CDEs at the 2020 Florida State Fair is now open: State HS Livestock Preliminary, State HS Horse Preliminary and State Fair Practice Poultry Event.   Please note that registration is not required for qualified Dairy CDE teams or qualified MS Horse Teams.  Registration closes on January 25, 2020 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://floridaff...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 17, 2020

Meeting Notice: Florida FFA Board of Directors - Quarterly Meeting

Jan 17, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

In a continued effort for inclusion and transparency in the governance of the organization, the following meeting information is being provided to FFA stakeholders. Reminder 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 Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 2:30 PM at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC) in Haines City.  In accordance with board policy, agenda items from board mem...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 16, 2020

New “Greenhouse Manual” Released for Educators Across the Nation

Jan 16, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

Teachers, Below is a message and news release from a great friend and former FFA member/State Officer from Alabama who is now the Director of Communications at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.  Feel free to reach out to Devin Dotson at the email address listed below for more information (or a pretty darn cool tour of the U.S. Botanic Garden the next time you are in DC!)  He loves FFA and gives FFA credit for his opportunities in DC, so be sure to call on his expertise in y...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 16, 2020

Deadline Approaching: 2020 Spring (1) Online Preliminary CDEs

Jan 16, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Deadline Approaching: The deadline to register to participate in the 2020 Spring (1) Online Preliminary CDEs is January 21, 2020 (next Tuesday). A list of currently registered teams can be found below. This email contains important information about the 2020 Spring (1) Online Preliminary CDE exams. Please read the entire email as it contains many new reminders.  FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career Development Event preliminaries is now open at flaffa.org:   Aquac...


Erin Walker
Jan 16, 2020

State Meats Preliminary Information (State Fair)

Jan 16, 2020 by Erin Walker

EVENT INFORMATION TIMES & LOCATION FRIDAY, February 7, 2020 Check – In: 2:00-2:45 PM, Charlie Lykes Arena (FFA Trailer) Contest Begins: 3:00 PM   FAIR ADMITTANCE All FFA teams must enter the Martin Luther King Blvd. entrance. Parking is free.  Only the 4 team members and 1 advisor will be admitted free to the fair. We will send out further information as the CDE approaches.   EVENT REQUIREMENTS MATERIALS NEEDED AT THE EVENT Participants should come prepared with the following item...


Erin Walker
Jan 15, 2020

SPRING/BANQUET State Officer Request System: Available 

Jan 15, 2020 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 online request system only.  Face to face/ve...


Erin Walker
Jan 15, 2020

Event Information: 2020 Food Science CDE

Jan 15, 2020 by Erin Walker

Advisors, Final arrangements are being made in preparation for the 2020 State FFA Food Science Career Development Event (CDE) to be held February 1, 2020 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...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 9, 2020

2020 Florida State Fair Record Book Judging Information

Jan 9, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

TO:              All Florida Ag Teachers FROM:         Lynann Hudson, Director of Agribusiness                     Kerri Lefler, Agribusiness Coordinator As we finalize plans for the 2020 State Fair, we are once again asking for help from our volunteers with various aspects of our Champion of Champions competition. Exhibitors will again be able to earn points for Achievement Premiums by participating in the Record Book Competition.  In order to judge these record books, we need a lot of vo...


Ronnie Simmons
Jan 9, 2020

Deadline: 212/360 Degree Leadership Conference Registration

Jan 9, 2020 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors - the deadline to register for the upcoming 212 & 360 Degree High School leadership conferences is tomorrow January 10th at 5PM!  Please be sure to register your students as soon as possible so that we can lock in the number of participants with National FFA.   212 & 360 Conferences Registration is now open for the High School 212 and 360 Degree Leadership Conferences in January.  Information and pricing for each of these events can be found in the event overviews attached.   ...


Erin Walker
Jan 9, 2020

Event Registration: 2020 State Fair CDEs

Jan 9, 2020 by Erin Walker

Registration for CDEs at the 2020 Florida State Fair is now open: State HS Livestock Preliminary, State HS Horse Preliminary and State Fair Practice Poultry Event.   Please note that registration is not required for qualified Dairy CDE teams or qualified MS Horse Teams.  Registration closes on January 25, 2020 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://floridaff...


Erin Walker
Jan 9, 2020

Event Information: 2020 MS Horse Evaluation CDE

Jan 9, 2020 by Erin Walker

The Florida FFA Middle School Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) will be held at the Florida State Fair on February 8, 2020. Please remember that this event is only for the 40 teams that qualified for the State Event this past fall. For specific event information please read the attached CDE information sheet. Membership & Competitive Event Participation FFA members competing in any Career Development Event (CDE) or Leadership Development Event (LDE) at the state level (inclu...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 7, 2020

Event Registration: 2020 Spring (1) Online Preliminary CDEs

Jan 7, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

This email contains important information about the 2020 Spring (1) Online Preliminary CDE exams. Please read the entire email as it contains many new reminders.  FFA Advisors, Registration for the following ONLINE Career Development Event preliminaries is now open at flaffa.org:   Aquaculture Veterinary Science Spring 1 online preliminary testing will be held on February 4, 2020.  Registration will remain open until January 21st at 5:00 PM.  After that time registrations will not be...


Hannah H Cantrell
Jan 6, 2020

Event Information: 2020 Environmental Science CDE Team Activity & Event Overview

Jan 6, 2020 by Hannah H Cantrell

Attached to this email you will find the team activity scenario and event information for the 2020 Environmental Science & Natural Resources CDE.  Please be reminded that if your team is no longer planning to participate let us know as soon as possible so that we may contact the next team.  LUNCH - Lunch will be provided. Each team will be provided with 5 lunches, one for each team member and one for the advisor. If you will have more than 5 people with you please email Hannah.Cantrell@flaff...


Erin Walker
Jan 6, 2020

Deadline Reminder: 212 & 360 Leadership Conferences & State Officer Candidate Workshop Registration

Jan 6, 2020 by Erin Walker

212 & 360 Conferences Registration is now open for the High School 212 and 360 Degree Leadership Conferences in January.  Information and pricing for each of these events can be found in the event overviews attached.   Registration for this event will close January 14th.   Please note that these events are offered in reverse order this year with 212 (Fri/Sat) and 360 (Sat/Sun).   To register for the 212 Conference (Fri/Sat- Jan 24-25), visit:  https://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/2020212...