Career & Leadership Development Events
Twenty-five nationally recognized CDEs/LDEs and one activity cover job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. Some events allow students to compete as individuals, while others allow them to compete in teams.
Nationally Recognized Career Development Events (CDEs)
Nationally Recognized Leadership Development Events (LDEs)
Additional Events Offered
State Events Offered at Junior Level
Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management
Middle School Events
For the top 10% of individuals in the written Quiz Bowl Tournament
Special Needs Request
To report any special needs or request special services for a student to compete in a Career or Leadership Development Event or FFA Award area (State level), it is the responsibility of the FFA advisor to provide a detailed and specific request and explanation in writing. Requests should include written documentation from the school system verifying the IEP and need being requested. Written requests must be submitted to the CDE/LDE Superintendent prior to registering for the CDE/LDE/event (at least 3 weeks prior to the date of competition).