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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Virginia FFA CDE/LDE Event Information

(Team Numbers, Dress Code, Etc) 

 

Nationally Recognized Career Development Events (CDEs)

Agricultural Communications

Agricultural Technology & Mechanic Systems

Agricultural Sales

Agronomy
Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management

Dairy Handlers Activity

Environmental & Natural Resources

Farm Business Management

Floriculture

Food Science & Technology

Forestry

Horse Evaluation

Livestock Evaluation

Marketing Plan

Meats Evaluation & Technology

Milk Quality & Products

Nursery/Landscape

Poultry Evaluation

Veterinary Science

Nationally Recognized Leadership Development Events (LDEs)

Agricultural Issues Forum

Conduct of Chapter Meetings

Creed Speaking

Employment Skills

Extemporaneous Public Speaking

Parliamentary Procedure

Prepared Public Speaking

Additional Events Offered

Agriscience Demonstration

Avian Bowl

Computer Applications

Crops- State Fair

Forestry Field Day

Horse Hippology

Horticulture Demonstration

Junior Foresters

Scrapbook

Small Engine Troubleshooting

Soils Judging

Talent

Tractor Operator's

Tractor Troubleshooting

Turf Management

Youth Discussion Meet

State Events Offered at Junior Level

Agricultural Technology & Mechanic Systems

Agriscience Demonstration

Agronomy

Crops- State Fair

Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management

Forestry

Horse Evaluation

Horse Hippology

Horticulture Demonstration

Livestock Evaluation

Meats Evaluation & Technology

Poultry Evaluation

Prepared Public Speaking

Soils Judging

Middle School Events

Middle School CDE Handbook - Updated 2018

2018 Middle School CDE General Information

Scan Sheet Example for Middle School Events

Agriscience Mechanics Practicums 2019

Agriscience Mechanics General Information 2017

Food & Fiber Practicums 2019

Plant Science Practicums 2019

Small Animal Care Practicums 2019

Quiz Bowl 2019

Written Quiz Bowl Essay

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).

The Virginia FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control or supervise local chapter or individual member activities.Educational materials and resources are developed by FFA in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education as a service to local agricultural education agencies. The Virginia FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.