STAFF AND PRESENTER APPLICATION

The Florida FFA Association will be selecting staff to assist with behind the scenes work at the Florida FFA Convention.  Convention staff will assist in the initial setup of the convention arena, office and various other event locations.  Additionally, staff members will be responsible for executing various duties during convention as selected.  Presenters will conduct a specified number of workshops as scheduled.  Upon selection, convention staff will be notified by email.  Those who are not selected to assist with convention will also be notified by email.  All contacts will be made mid May.

Hotel accomodations will be provided for all staff and workshop presenters.  A stipend may be offered to staff members, depending on the area of responsibility.  Workshop presenters will be reimbursed for workshop supplies based on prior approval from state staff.  Most meals will be provided for convention staff members.

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COURTESY CORPS APPLICATION

The Florida FFA Association will be selecting members as Courtesy Corps members to fulfill a number of responsibilities at the Florida FFA State Convention.  Courtesy Corps members will assist the convention staff with awards, CDE coordination, and arena logisitics.  Serving as a Courtesy Corps member is a prestigious honor and rewarding experience.

Selected members will be notified and will be required to attend a mandatory meeting at the beginning of convention.  Please note that assignments will not be given until the member’s arrival at convention.  Selected members should report to the convention office as soon as they arrive to be assigned.

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MEDIA ROOM INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

Florida FFA is seeking college students in agricultural communications, telecommunications, public relations, journalism or a closely related field to work behind the scenes facilitating media relations during the annual state FFA convention and leadership conference, June 10-14, 2019 in Orlando, Fla.

Opportunities during the internship will include:

  • Broadcast and New Media – video feature stories and record audio interviews at the state convention, edit and post online;
  • Photography – photograph sessions, events and convention happenings;
  • Videography – shoot convention footage for highlight reels and session reviews;
  • Social media – manage the convention’s social media presence and integrate content generated from video, interviews, press releases and feature stories;

Upon selection, media room staff will be notified by email. Those who are not selected to assist with convention will also be notified by email. Hotel accomodations and most meals will be provided for all media room staff. This application is due May 1.

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TALENT APPLICATION

The Florida FFA Association will be selecting members to share their talents at the Florida FFA Convention.  Members will be selected to showcase their talent during a general session  or various other events and stages at convention. If chosen, the member will perform at the time assigned to him/her and will provide the accompanying equipment (except for piano) for his/her performance. For those acts chosen to perform during a general session, Official Dress is required unless otherwise approved.

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EVENT JUDGE

Nearly 5,000 members will attend the 91st Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in Orlando, Florida this summer.  As a Career & Leadership Development Event judge, you’ll be sitting across the table from the next generation of leaders and agriculturalists.

FFA members participate in over 30 challenging competitions know as Career & Leadership Development Events (CDEs & LDEs) each year.  CDEs & LDEs provide an opportunity for students to apply the real-world agricultural skills learned in the classroom to industry-focused, hands-on situations. These competitions rely on industry support and guidance to ensure that FFA members are trained to be the best and brightest.

FFA members have been preparing all year-long in classrooms and practices to shine in front of you.  You’ll be so impressed you’ll forget they are still in school.

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