Career Development Events


Fort White MS Wins State Tool Identification CDE

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the State Tool Identification Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 88th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on December 1, 2015 in Haines City, FL. The top five teams received awards sponsored by John Cloran, as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The Tool Identification Career Development Event is designed to develop the ability to correctly identify the names and uses of a variety of tools ...

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Barrington MS and Kathleen FFA Wins State Citrus CDE

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the State Citrus Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 88th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on December 1, 2015 in Haines City, FL. The top five teams received awards sponsored by Polk County Farm Bureau and Coca-Cola Refreshments, as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The Citrus Career Development Event stimulates learning activities to the production and management of citrus fruit. The ...

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Tomlin MS and Durant FFA Win 2015 State Forestry Championship

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the State Forestry Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 88th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on November 12-13, 2015 in Perry, FL.  The event was coordinated by Jim Fleming The top three teams received awards sponsored by Florida Forest Festival and The Andersons, as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose of the Forestry CDE is to stimulate interest in forestry, to promote forestry ...

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Barrington MS and Kathleen FFA named 2014 State Citrus Champions

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Middle and High School Citrus Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on December 2 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City.  The event was coordinated by Mr. David Byrd. The top teams and high individual in each category received awards sponsored by Bowen Brothers, Inc., as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose of ...

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Frostproof FFA named 2014 State Tool Identification Champions

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Middle School Tool Identification Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on December 2 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City. The top teams and high individual in each category received awards sponsored by Mr. John Cloran, as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose of the Tool Identification CDE is to develop the ...

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Fort White MS and Kathleen FFA named 2014 State Forestry Champions

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Middle and High School Forestry Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on November 15 in Perry.  The event was coordinated by Jim Fleming and the Florida Forest Service. The top teams and high individual in each category received awards sponsored by The Andersons and the Florida Forestry Festival, as special projects of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose ...

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Event Results: 2014 Horse CDE Finals

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2014 High School State Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE). 15 teams who qualified at the Florida State Fair earlier this year competed for the state championship on April 12, 2014 in Gainesville, FL. FFA members evaluated eight classes and gave four sets of oral reasons on various breeds. A special thanks goes to the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department and event coordinator Dr. Saundra TenBroeck for coordinating the competition. Thank you to those Advisors and chaperones who willingly to serve as group ...

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Event Results: 2014 HS Livestock CDE Finals

Florida FFA is please to announce the results of the 2014 High School Livestock CDE.  The event was held April 5, 2014 at the UF/IFAS Horse Teaching Unit in Gainesville, Florida.  29 high school teams, who qualified for the event earlier this year, competed for the state championship. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the event coordinator, Dr. Chad Carr and the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department. 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 ...

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Event Results: 2014 Land Judging CDE

Florida FFA is please to announce the results of the 2014 Land Judging CDE. The event was held March 28, 2014 in Sebring. 31 high school and middle school teams competed for the state championship. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the event coordinator, Dr. Rex Ellis. Additionally, we would like to thank Susie Bishop and the Highlands Soil and Water Conservation District for hosting the 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 review individ...

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Event Informtion: 2014 Livestock CDE Finals

The following information is designed to help you prepare for the upcoming 2014 High School State Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) at the University of Florida. This event is only open those teams who previously qualified for the State Event. Below you will find the list of chapters who have qualified and are registered for this event. I would encourage you to review the contest specifics on the UF Animal Sciences website at http://www.animal.ifas.ufl.edu/Youth/livestock/livestockJudgingState.shtml for more event details. Entry fees are not required ...

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