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2002-2003 FFA agricultural science events and information...

For more information about FFA programs contact:
Florida FFA Association
Post Office Box 141570
Gainesville, Florida 32614
5700 SW 34th Street, Suite 106
Gainesville, FL 32608
Telephone: (352) 378-0060  
 


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FFA Leadership Training Center



Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Road
Haines City, Florida 33844
Phone:(863) 439-7332

 

State Leadership School
Area Leadership Workshops

District Forestry Contests
Edge Conference
State Horse Judging School
Citrus Practice Contest and Workshop
Advanced Leadership Conference
Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition
State Forestry Contest
National FFA Convention
State Citrus Contest
Sub-District Contests

District Contests
Made for excellence Conference
State Livestock Judging Preliminary
State Fair Horse Judging and Contest
State Dairy Judging Contest
State Fair Poultry Judging Contest
National FFA Week
State Livestock Judging Preliminary
Floriculture, Nursery, and Landscape
Contest OH Demonstration Area Contest
Livestock Judging Preliminary
  Officer Candidate Applications
  "Making a Difference" Conference
  Land Judging Contest
  Proficiency Award Applications
  Essay, student and teacher camp
      applications

  Officer screenings

  Communications portfolios
  Livestock and Poultry Contests
  Senior Horse Evaluation
  Steer/Feeder Swine, Courtesy Corps,
      Talent, District Officer applications

      Tool ID and MS Livestock
      Meats Judging, Food Science and
      Technology Contest

  Agribusiness Management and Mechanics
      Finals

  Ornamental Horticulture Demonstrations,
      Vegetable Judging

  FFA Alumni Awards Applications/ Essay
  National Band and Chorus Applications
  FFA Convention
  Florida Outdoor Adventures
  Leadership Adventures
  Outdoor Adventures
  Leadership Adventures

  Forestry Training Camp
  Training Camp
  Leadership School



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August 2002

State Leadership School
August 9 - 11, 2002
Leadership Training Center

September 2002

Area Leadership Workshops
Statewide

District Forestry Contests
September 19, 2002 and September 26, 2002
Statewide

Edge Conference for Middle School Members
September 28 - 29, 2002
Leadership Training Center


October 2002

State Horse Judging School
TBA
Ocala, Florida

Citrus Practice Contest and Workshop
October 9, 2002
Citrus Research Center
Bartow

Advanced Leadership Development Conference
October 12 - 13, 2002
Leadership Training Center

Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition
October 15 - 17, 2002
Moultrie, Georgia

State Forestry Contest
October 17 - 18, 2002
Perry, Florida

National FFA Convention
October 30 - November 2, 2002
Louisville, Kentucky

 


November 2002

State Citrus Contest
November 14, 2002
Florida Southern College

Sub-District Contests
Creed, Middle School and Senior Chapter Prepared, Extemporaneous, Parliamentary Procedure,
Tractor Operations, OCC, Dairy Career Development Events Test
November 21, 2002
TBA - various sites across Florida


December 2002

No scheduled events.
 

January 2003

District Contests (Sub-District contest winners)
Creed, Middle School and Senior Prepared, Extemporaneous, Parliamentary Procedure, Tractor Operations, OCC, Ag Mechanics and Agribusiness Management Tests
January 23, 2002
TBA - various sites across Florida


February 2003

Made for Excellence Conference
February 1 - 2, 2003
Leadership Training Center

National FFA Week
February 17 - 21, 2003
National and local celebration of FFA

State Livestock Judging Preliminary
February 21, 2003
Chipley, Florida

State Floriculture and Nursery and Landscape Contest
February 27, 2003
Florida Southern College

OH Demonstration Area Contests
February - March
Statewide
TBA - various sites across Florida
 



FFA Events at the Florida State Fair

State Livestock Judging Preliminary

February 8, 2003
Tampa, Florida

State Fair Horse Judging Preliminary and Middle School Horse State Contest
February 8, 2003
Tampa, Florida

State Dairy Judging Contest
February 14 - 15, 2003
Tampa, Florida

State Fair Poultry Judging Contest
February 15, 2003
Tampa, Florida


March 2003

State Livestock Judging Preliminary
March 3, 2003
Orlando, Florida

State Officer Candidate Applications
March 20, 2003
Florida FFA

"Making a Difference" Conference
March 22 - 23, 2003
Leadership Training Center

State Land Judging Contest
March 28, 2003
Lake County


April 2003

Proficiency Award Applications
Ag Electrification Essay, Agri-science Student and Teacher, and Forestry Camp Applications
April 1, 2003
Florida FFA

FFA Alumni membership rosters with dues
April 1, 2003
Gary Lee

State Officer Screening
April 1 -2, 2003
Leadership Training Center

Ag Communications portfolios
April 4, 2003
Florida FFA

State Livestock and Poultry Contests
April 5, 2003
University of Florida campus
Gainesville, Florida

State Senior Horse Evaluation Career Development Events (for teams that qualify)
April 12, 2003
University of Florida campus
Gainesville, Florida

Feeder Steer/Feeder Swine Application, Courtesy Corps Applications, Talent Applications, Outstanding District Officer Applications,  Agricultural Science Fair Research Summary Papers, HO Sergeant Awards
April 15, 2003
Florida FFA

State Tool ID and Middle School Livestock Career Development Events
April 19, 2003
TBA


State Meats Judging Contest and Food Science and Technology Contest
April 19, 2003
University of Florida campus
Gainesville, Florida

State Agribusiness Management and Agricultural Mechanics Finals, State Ornamental Horticulture Demonstrations, State Vegetable Judging Career Development Events, Ag Sales and Service Career Development Events and Ag Communications Career Development Events
April 25, 2003
University of Florida campus
Gainesville, Florida


FFA Alumni Awards Applications/Essay
Copies of District Speeches
April 30, 2003
Florida FFA


May 2003

National Band and Chorus Applications
May 30, 2003
Florida FFA


June 2003

75th State FFA Convention
June 10 - 13, 2003
Hyatt Hotel
Orlando, Florida


Florida Outdoor Adventures
June 22 - 25, 2003
Leadership Training Center

Florida Leadership Adventures
June 25 -28, 2003
Leadership Training Center

 


July 2003

Florida Outdoor Adventures
July 13 - 16, 2003
Leadership Training Center

Florida Leadership Adventures
July 16 - 19, 2003
Leadership Training Center

Forestry Training Camp (secondary week)
July 13 - 18, 2003
O'Leno State Park

Forestry Training Camp (primary week)
July 20 - 25, 2003
O'Leno State Park
 

August 2003

State Leadership School
August 1 - 3, 2003
Leadership Training Center

 

For more information about these or other FFA programs:

Contact:
Florida FFA Association

Post Office Box 141570
Gainesville, Florida 32614
5700 SW 34th Street, Suite 106
Gainesville, FL 32608

Telephone:
(352) 378-0060  

fax: (352) 846-0999
Email:
Web site:
www.flaffa.org
 

If you’re interested in local FFA programs or activities, contact the FFA advisor in your local school system.
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