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Event Information – 2014 District CDEs

Thank you in advance for agreeing to be the host, and for all of the hard work that you will put forth to make our District Career Development Events (CDEs) on January 31 or February 04, 2014 a great success.  I have sent out your contact information on the ListServ (attached to this email is a complete list of hosts and contest information) so that teachers in your District may contact you if they have questions or need additional event information.  As the host, we ask that you communicate directly with the schools in your District announcing details relative ...

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Event Information – 2013 Sub-District CDEs

Advisors - registration is now open for Sub-District CDE events.  A list of hosts and contact information will be provided as soon as they are confirmed.  Please note the following information: Time, date and location information will be provided by your sub-district host. Online registration is required for all events. Registration for Dairy, Environmental Science, and Food Science preliminaries are included in the Sub-District registration online. It is imperative to register your teams and individuals to ensure that adequate materials are available to your ...

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Event Information – 2013 Citrus CDE

The FFA Citrus Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC) in Haines City.   Online Registration for this event is currently open and will close November 26 at 5:00 pm.  Once the registration system closes, it is likely that no further registrations will be accommodated.  Please keep in mind that online registration is required and will only be made available to those chapters who have submitted the membership information, dues and Quality Chapter Plan.  If your chapter is not ...

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Event Information – 2013 MS Tool ID CDE

The Florida FFA Middle School Tool Identification Career Development Event (CDE) will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the FFA Leadership Training Center (LTC) in Haines City.   Online Registration for this event is currently open and will close November 26 at 5:00 pm.  Once the registration system closes, it is likely that no further registrations will be accommodated.  Please keep in mind that online registration is required and will only be made available to those chapters who have submitted the membership information, dues and Quality Chapter Plan.  If ...

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Florida FFA Inducts Five Members to Hall of Fame

Five new members were inducted in the Florida FFA Hall of Fame on Sept. 30. The Hall of Fame inductees in 2013 are Thomas Barrineau (deceased), Robert Philpot Jr., Larry Reese, Edward Swindle and Jack Williams. The induction ceremony took place at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center near Haines City. The Florida FFA Hall of Fame began in 2007 to pay tribute to those outstanding individuals who have helped make the Florida FFA Association the premier youth leadership organization in the state. “We are proud to honor these wonderful leaders for their ...

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2013 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT)

Registration has now closed for ALL COLT Conferences.  This information is for reference only. Florida FFA is excited to announce the 2013 Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference!  This conference is the second phase of our leadership continuum.  The COLT conference is designed to meet the needs of your chapter officers (or those that wish to become officers) and provide them with the tools that are necessary for a successful year of service.  Much like Area Leadership School in past years, these six single day conferences will be hosted ...

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Award Application and CDE Winner Information DUE

We are working on a very tight deadline to return and receive award applications for consideration at the National level.  If you are aware of a colleague that may not be receiving email during the summer or who might be on vacation, please assist us by contacting them or reminding them of these deadlines.

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Okeechobee JR and Lake Butler MS Win State Meats CDE

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 Meats Evaluation CDE.  A special thanks goes to Mr. Larry Eubanks, Dr. Chad Carr, and the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences department for coordinating and hosting the event.  A record number of teams participated in this year's event. High School Teams Placing   Total               Team 1       1704  Okeechobee JR 2       1661  Lake Butler SR 3       1651  Newsome 4       1570  Leesburg 5       1561  Williston JR 6       1401 ...

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FFA Members Compete in State Ornamental Horticulture CDE

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 State Ornamental Horticulture Career Development Event (CDE).  The event was held April 26, 2013 at the University of Florida in Gainesville. 102 teams and individuals from throughout Florida gathered to compete for the top spot. The purpose of the OrnamentalHorticulture event is to stimulate careful planning, thorough knowledge and the ability to explain, by work and action, the “how and why” of various horticulture practices. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the support of our event coordinator Dr. Ed ...

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