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2014 Florida’s Finest FFA Chapters – National Chapter Award

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the selection of “Florida’s Finest” FFA Chapters. The selection of these chapters is based upon the completion of the National Chapter Award program application. These chapters have excelled in the areas of student, chapter and community development and have worked hard to fulfill the mission of the FFA. One member and one advisor from each of these chapters will be recognized on the main stage during the 2nd General Session of the 86th Florida FFA Convention on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014. In addition, each of these chapters will ...

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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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12 FFA Members Slated to Seek State FFA Office this Summer

The 2014 State Officer Screening Committee slated 12 high school seniors as candidates for state FFA office, April 1-2, 2014 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City.  38 student members participated in the rigorous interview process.  These members were challenged with a personal interview, written exam, individual problem-solving exercise, group activity, Supervised Agricultural Experience interview, agricultural education interview and a conversational exercise.  The selected candidates will seek election at the 86th Florida FFA State Convention ...

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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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Event Results: 2014 Food Science CDE

Florida FFA is please to announce the results of the 2014 State Food Science and Technology Career Development Event (CDE).  The event was held January 18, 2014 at the University of Florida.  Nineteen (19) high school and ten (10) middle school teams competed for the state championship to be awarded at the annual Florida FFA State Convention in June. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the support of event coordinators Dr. Renée Goodrich Schneider and Dr. Keith Schneider of the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.  Florida FFA would also like ...

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Event Results – 2014 MS Horse CDE

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 Middle School Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE).  The event was held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the University of Florida in Gainesville.  Thirty-six (36) teams competed in the event, which included four judging classes, oral questions and a skill-a-thon. Florida FFA would like to thank Dr. Saundra TenBroeck and Mrs. Wendy Devito of the University of Florida for hosting and coordinating the event, as well as the volunteers and those who provided horses for this event. As a matter of ...

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Event Information: 2014 Environmental Science CDE

Final arrangements are being made in preparation for the 2014 State FFA Environmental Science & Natural Resources Career Development Event (CDE) to be held January 21, 2014 at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research & Education Center in Apopka. This email shall serve as delivery of the Team Activity Scenario to each qualified team one week in advance of the event. Team Activity: Pollution Limits Regarding Florida¹s Waters An advisor of each qualified team should respond within 24 hours to indicate that this email has been received. To verify that your team has ...

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Event Information: 2014 MS Horse CDE

Registration for the 2014 Middle School Horse CDE is closed.  The following information is designed to help you prepare for the upcoming 2014 State Middle School Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE).  Below you will find a list of teams currently registered for this event. A special thanks to UF Animal Science faculty and staff, especially Dr. Tenbroeck and Wendy DeVito for their support of our FFA Horse Career Development Events (CDEs). Event Information: January 18, 2014:  State Horse Evaluation CDE (Middle School) University of Florida...

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