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2016 Delegate Committee Issues Announced

Five delegate committees have been appointed for delegates to be a part at the 88th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo this summer. The delegate committee issues and leadership delegates for each were announced at the 2016 State Leadership Summit. Evaluation of the Delegate Process - The purpose of this committee is to better the delegate process by helping all members clearly understand their objective and be able to have a stake in our organization, therefore increasing participation and improving the delegate experience. Extending Brand Awareness to Community ...

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Completing Online Award Applications

It's that time of year!  In just a couple of months, over a thousand of award and degree applications will be mailed to Florida FFA for an chance to recognize an FFA member's awesome experiences and successes.  Get a head start on your degree, proficiency and other applications today by checking out the tips and reminders below. How do I get to the online award applications? Most award applications must be completed online.  An active MyFFA login is required for each student completing applications for proficiency awards, state degrees, American degrees, and star ...

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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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National Proficiency Finalists Announced

Congratulations to our state winners who were selected as national proficiency award finalists and ranked as gold, silver, and bronze! The Agricultural Proficiency Awards honor FFA members who, through their SAEs, have developed specialized skills that they can apply toward their future careers.  Students can compete for awards in 49 areas covering everything from Agricultural Communications to Wildlife Management. Results from the summer judging process are now available on FFA.org after logging in to your MyFFA account.  Detailed award results are also available ...

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Top FFA Chapters to be Recognized in National Chapter Award Program

Congratulations to our state winners who were selected as top middle school finalists, models of innovation finalists and ranked as three, two, and one star chapters!  The National Chapter Award program recognizes FFA chapters that successfully complete an annual Program of Activities (PoA), which includes a series of activities designed to encourage its members to grow as individuals, to work as part of a team and to serve others. Results from the summer judging process are now available on FFA.org after logging in to your MyFFA account.  Detailed award results are ...

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National Agriscience Fair Finalists Announced

Congratulations to our state winners who were selected as national finalists and ranked as gold, silver, and bronze!  The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is held each year during the National FFA Convention & Expo. Results from the summer judging process are now available on FFA.org after logging in to your MyFFA account.  Detailed award results are also available in the link below. --- FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing ...

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Getting Ready for State Convention

Need help packing for the 87th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo next week? Here’s a packing list and also some tips on how to get the most of your suitcase and FFA convention experience! Tips Wash clothes and clean your room before you travel. This helps you finds things that you may need like an extra FFA polo or some of your CDE practice materials.  It’s also great because when you get back from convention, you’ve got a nice bed to welcome you home after such an exciting week! Set out outfits before you pack. Of course, the most important outfit is ...

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Top FFA Chapters Awarded with Premier Chapter Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of Florida’s Premier FFA Chapters.  The Premier Chapter Award was initiated to recognize superior achievement by chapters in Agricultural Education and the FFA. To be eligible for this award, a chapter must be proficient in several areas, which include Alumni and Community Partnerships, Financial Planning, and Public Relations, along with Recruitment and other FFA activities.  One member and one advisor from each of these chapters will be recognized on the main stage during the 2nd ...

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