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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
 
DISTRICT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
District Chairmen:
Dist. 1 Bryan Chisolm – Bowie   Dist. 5 John Anderson – Anna  
Dist. 2 Tony Pearson – Springtown   Dist. 6 Glen Blount – Bells
Dist. 3 Tim Closs – Naaman Forest   Dist. 7 Terrill Yeager – Northwest
Dist. 4 Micah Fry – Bland      
 
District chairmen are responsible for setting up their individual district contests, checking eligibility of chapters and furnishing district contest results and judges for the Area V contest to Sandy Scheu at simcow@aol.com & Bart Stover at bstover@ponderisd.net by 10 AM, Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
 
District LDE Contest
  A. Date, Place & Time:
District 1 November 7 Bridgeport 4:00 PM
District 2 November 14 Springtown 5:00 PM
District 3 November 3 Naaman Forest 5:30 PM
District 4 November 7 Crandall 5:00 PM
District 5 November 15 Anna 5:00 PM
District 6 November 7 Bells 5:00 PM
District 7 November 14 Ponder 5:00 PM
  B. Rules:  The rules of the State LDE as they apply on the district level will be the official rules of the contest.
  C. Number of Teams: One team per chapter per contest
  D. Entries: Enter contests at judgingcard.com
  E. Awards: As determined by each district
  F. Order of Participation: To be determined by each district
 
AREA LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
State LDE Committee Member:
Chairman:Bart Stover– Ponder (17-19)
Co-Chairman: Glen Blount– Bells (20-22)
 
  A. Date: November 19, 2016
  B. Place: Krum Middle School
  C. Rules: The rules of the State Leadership Development Events as they apply on the Area level will be the official rules of the contest.
  D. Number of Teams: Two teams per district per contest.  If a team is unable to participate, the next eligible team should be notified.
  E. Awards: First five places – Pennants and Sweepstakes – banner 
  F. Entry Fee: $20.00 per team payable at registration to:  Area V FFA (No personal checks!!)
  G. Enter Contest:  judgingcard.com
  H. ***** District LDE Winners (1st & 2nd Place) – Ag Issues Portfolio & Job Interview Material must be UPLOADED on judgingcard.com by 6 pm Wednesday, November 16.  Failure to have material uploaded by deadline will result in disqualification!
  I. Each District Chairman is responsible for securing qualified judges for the Area Contest.  These judges may be in or out of the area.  See chart below:

District 2 Sr Chapter Conducting, Jr Skills, Job Interview & Quiz
District 3 Radio, Job Interview, Jr Chapter Conducting, Quiz & Ag Advocacy
District 4 Creed, Ag Issues, Sr Chapter Conducting, Job Interview & Quiz
District 5 Jr Chapter Conducting, Creed, Ag Issues, Job Interview & Quiz
District 6 Sr Skills, Radio, Job Interview, Ag Advocacy & Quiz
District 7 Jr Chapter Conducting, Job Interview, Jr Skills, Public Relations & Creed
District 1 Sr Chapter Conducting, Sr Skills, Public Relations, Creed & Quiz

  J. Order of participation:
1)  The Greenhand & Senior Quiz must be started between 10 AM & 12 Noon.
2)  CREED SPEAKING CONTEST:  Greenhand & Senior Divisions will begin at 10 AM in
the order listed below and will run on 10 minutes intervals.  Creed speakers will be
sequestered at 9:45 AM and must be in the assigned room no later than 10 AM.  Failure to be
in assigned room WILL result in the forfeit of the 300 points allotted for questions.
3)  Public Relations & Ag Advocacy will run on 20 minute intervals and Radio on 15 minute
interval.                 
4)  See chart below: 

AREA LDE PARTICIPATION CHART


Time JR CC SR CC   Time JR CREED SR CREED
8:30 - 9:05 Dist 5 - 1st Dist 3 - 1st   10:00 - 10:10 Dist 5 - 1st Dist 2 - 1st
9:05 - 9:40 Dist 5 - 2nd Dist 3 - 2nd   10:10 - 10:20 Dist 5 - 2nd Dist 2 - 2nd
9:40 - 10:15 Dist 6 - 1st Dist 4 - 1st   10:20 - 10:30 Dist 6 - 1st Dist 3 - 1st
10:15 - 10:50 Dist 6 - 2nd Dist 4 - 2nd   10:30 - 10:40 Dist 6 - 2nd Dist 3 - 2nd
10:50 - 11:25 Dist 7 - 1st Dist 5 - 1st   10:40 - 10:50 Dist 7 - 1st Dist 4 - 1st
11:25 - 12:00 Dist 7 - 2nd Dist 5 - 2nd   10:50 - 11:00 Dist 7 - 2nd Dist 4 - 2nd
12:00 -12:35 Dist 1 - 1st Dist 6 - 1st   11:00 - 11:10 Dist 1 - 1st Dist 5 - 1st
1:30 - 2:05 Dist 1 - 2nd Dist 6 - 2nd   11:10 - 11:20 Dist 1 - 2nd Dist 5 - 2nd
2:05 - 2:40 Dist 2 - 1st Dist 7 - 1st   11:20 - 11:30 Dist 2 - 1st Dist 6 - 1st
2:40 - 3:15 Dist 2 - 2nd Dist 7 - 2nd   11:30 - 11:40 Dist 2 - 2nd Dist 6 - 2nd
3:15 - 3:50 Dist 3 - 1st Dist 1 - 1st   11:40 - 11:50 Dist 3 - 1st Dist 7 - 1st
3:50 - 4:25 Dist 3 - 2nd Dist 1 - 2nd   11:50 - 12:00 Dist 3 - 2nd Dist 7 - 2nd
4:25 - 5:00 Dist 4 - 1st Dist 2 - 1st   12:00 - 12:10 Dist 4 - 1st Dist 1 - 1st
5:00 - 5:35 Dist 4 - 2nd Dist 2 - 2nd   12:10 - 12:20 Dist 4 - 2nd Dist 1 - 2nd
 
Time PUB REL AG ADV   Time RADIO
8:30 - 8:50 Dist 6 - 1st Dist 1 - 1st 8:30 - 8:45 Dist 1 - 1st
8:50 - 9:10 Dist 6 - 2nd Dist 1 - 2nd 8:45 - 9:00 Dist 1 - 2nd
9:10 - 9:30 Dist 7 - 1st Dist 2 - 1st 9:00 - 9:15 Dist 2 - 1st
9:30 - 9:50 Dist 7 - 2nd Dist 2 - 2nd 9:15 - 9:30 Dist 2 - 2nd
9:50 - 10:10 Dist 1 - 1st Dist 3 - 1st 9:30 - 9:45 Dist 3 - 1st
10:10 - 10:30 Dist 1 - 2nd Dist 3 - 2nd 9:45 - 10:00 Dist 3 - 2nd
10:30 - 10:50 Dist 2 - 1st Dist 4 - 1st 10:00 - 10:15 Dist 4 - 1st
10:50 - 11:10 Dist 2 - 2nd Dist 4 - 2nd 10:15 - 10:30 Dist 4 - 2nd
11:10 - 11:30 Dist 3 - 1st Dist 5 - 1st 10:30 - 10:45 Dist 5 - 1st
11:30 - 11:50 Dist 3 - 2nd Dist 5 - 2nd 10:45 - 11:00 Dist 5 - 2nd
11:50 - 12:10 Dist 4 - 1st Dist 6 - 1st 11:00 - 11:15 Dist 6 - 1st
12:10 - 12:30 Dist 4 - 2nd Dist 6 - 2nd 11:15 - 11:30 Dist 6 - 2nd
12:30 - 12:50 Dist 5 - 1st Dist 7 - 1st 11:30 - 11:45 Dist 7 - 1st
12:50 - 1:10 Dist 5 - 2nd Dist 7 - 2nd 11:45 - 12:00 Dist 7 - 2nd
     
Time JR SKILLS SR SKILLS AG ISSUES JOB INT    
8:30 - 9:00 Dist 1 - 1st Dist 3 - 1st Dist 6 - 1st Dist 4 - 1st    
9:00 - 9:30 Dist 1 - 2nd Dist 3 - 2nd Dist 6 - 2nd Dist 4 - 2nd    
9:30 - 10:00 Dist 2 - 1st Dist 4 - 1st Dist 7 - 1st Dist 5 - 1st    
10:00 - 10:30 Dist 2 - 2nd Dist 4 - 2nd Dist 7 - 2nd Dist 5 - 2nd    
10:30  11:00 Dist 3 - 1st Dist 5 - 1st Dist 1 - 1st Dist 6 - 1st    
11:00 - 11:30 Dist 3 - 2nd Dist 5 - 2nd Dist 1 - 2nd Dist 6 - 2nd    
11:30 - 12:00 Dist 4 - 1st Dist 6 - 1st Dist 2 - 1st Dist 7 - 1st    
1:00 - 1:30 Dist 4 - 2nd Dist 6 - 2nd Dist 2 - 2nd Dist 7 - 2nd    
1:30 - 2:00 Dist 5 - 1st Dist 7 - 1st Dist 3 - 1st Dist 1 - 1st    
2:00 - 2:30 Dist 5 - 2nd Dist 7 - 2nd Dist 3 - 2nd Dist 1 - 2nd    
2:30 - 3:00 Dist 6 - 1st Dist 1 - 1st Dist 4 - 1st Dist 2 - 1st    
3:00 - 3:30 Dist 6 - 2nd Dist 1 - 2nd Dist 4 - 2nd Dist 2 - 2nd    
3:30 - 4:00 Dist 7 - 1st Dist 2 - 1st Dist 5 - 1st Dist 3 - 1st    
4:00 - 4:30 Dist 7 - 2nd Dist 2 - 2nd Dist 5 - 2nd Dist 3 - 2nd    
 
STATE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
  A. Date: Friday & Saturday, December 2 - 3, 2016
  B. Place: Sam Houston State University.
  C. Rules: State Leadership Development Events Rules.
  D. Number of Teams: Two per area in each contest.  If a team is unable to participate, they should notify the Area Coordinator as soon as possible so that the next team can be notified.
  E. Entry: Deadline is 5PM on November 28, 2016.  Online at – www.judgingcard.com
  F. Note: Ag Issues & Job Interview material MUST be uploaded via www.judgingcard.com
November 28, 2016 by 5PM
 


CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS

 
AREA CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS


State CDE Committee Member:

Chairman: Brent Wicker – Peaster (17-19)
Co Chairman: Ryan Pieniazek – Krum (20-22)

State CDE Committee Chairmen:   Co-Chairmen:
Ag Mechanics Randy Glascock – Pilot Point (17-19)  

Colton Douglas – Bells (20-22)

Horticulture Tim Closs – Naaman (17-19)  

Josh Weston – Azle (20-22)

Wildlife Scott Rawlings – Boyd (17-19)  

Phil Howard – Valley View (20-22)

 
District Chairmen:
Dist. 1 Steve Bradshaw – Paradise     Dist. 5 Sean Williams – McKinney
Dist. 2 Josh Weston – Azle     Dist. 6 John McCullough – Pottsboro
Dist. 3 Kassie Davidson – So G Prairie     Dist. 7 Ryan Pieniazek – Krum
Dist. 4 Kristy Thompson – Greenville      
 
  A. Participation: One team per chapter
  B. Rules: The rules of the State CDEs as they apply on the area level
  C. Date, Place & Entry: See chart on below:
   
Contest Date Place Entry & Information
Tractor Technician 2/8 TSTC - Waco www.judgingcard.com
& send $$ to Area V
Ag Mechanics 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Dairy Cattle 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Farm Bus Mgmt 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Floriculture 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Livestock 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Milk Quality 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Nursery/Landscape 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Poultry 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Veterinary Science 4/12 Texas A&M - Commerce www.judgingcard.com
Entomology 4/19 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com
Horse 4/19 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com
Land 4/19 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com
Range 4/19 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com
Wool 4/19 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com
Wildlife 4/10 TBD www.judgingcard.com
Meats 4/1 Texas A&M - College Station www.judgingcard.com
 
STATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
  A. Qualifying: Qualifying for State CDEs – A minimum of 5 teams and a maximum of 15% of the number of eligible teams participating except: Ag Mech (3) & Tractor Tech (2).
  B. Rules: State CDE rules apply
  C. Date, Place & Entry & Qualifying Contest: See chart on below:
   
Contest Date Place Entry & Information Qualifying Contest
Tractor Technician 3/20 Houston Stock Show www.judgingcard.com YES
Forestry TBD SFA www.judgingcard.com YES
Dairy Cattle 4/27 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com YES
ENR 4/27 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com NO
Home Site 4/27 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com YES
Land 4/27 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com YES
Milk Quality 4/27 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com YES
Range 4/27 Tarleton www.judgingcard.com YES
Ag Communications 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com NO
Agronomy 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com NO
Cotton 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com NO
Entomology 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com YES
Food Science 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com NO
Horse 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com YES
Plant I D 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com NO
Wool 4/22 Texas Tech www.judgingcard.com YES
Wildlife 4/25 TBD www.judgingcard.com YES
Ag Mechanics 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com YES
Ag Sales 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com YES
Farm Bus Mgmt 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com YES
Floriculture 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com YES
Forage 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com NO
Marketing Plan 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com NO
Nursery/Landscape 4/28 SHSU www.judgingcard.com YES
Livestock 4/29 Texas A&M www.judgingcard.com YES
Meats 4/29 Texas A&M www.judgingcard.com YES
Poultry 4/29 Texas A&M www.judgingcard.com YES
Veterinary Science 4/29 Texas A&M www.judgingcard.com YES
 
 

AREA SCHOLARSHIP
State Scholarship Committee Member:
Chairman: Kyle Holton – Brock (17-19)
Co-Chairman: Jennifer Jackson – Centennial (20-22)
 
  A. Date Applications Due:  March 3, 2017 by 5 PM
  B. Place:  All Scholarship application must be complete and delivered (NOT POSTMARKED) to Kyle Holton at Brock. 
  C. Any applications not received by 5 PM will not be considered.
  D. An Official 3½ year Transcript & Financial Aid Report must accompany all scholarship applications.  If these are not provided, the application WILL NOT be considered for a scholarship.
  E. Applications will be pre-scored (except interview) on March 29, 2017 at Brock at 2:30 PM.
  F. Date of Interviews:  April 8, 2017; Interviews will begin at 8:00 am.
  G. Place: Brock High School
  H. Interview times will be drawn and advisors will be notified of the interview time for their scholarship candidates.  A request to switch scholarship interview time WILL NOT  be allowed unless approved by the scholarship committee chairman!!
  I. Each district will have 2 representatives on the pre-scoring & interview committee. Those 2 representatives were selected at Ag Teachers Conference and if they cannot go, they must find their committee replacement to serve.
2017 Scholarship Scoring & Interview Committee:
District 1: Traci Dillard – Gainesville  & Tyler Raley – Chico
District 2: Linsey Shands – Arlington Hts & Dawson Shannon – Crowley
District 3: Lacie Farmer – Nimitz & Jessica Watkin – Royse City
District 4: David Burton – Boles & Kirsten Watson – Terrell
District 5: Camilla Pearson – Anna & Sharron Bigham – McKinney Boyd
District 6: Phillip Burnett – Fannindel & Brad Schnitiker – Gunter
District 7: Kristen Stockard – Eaton & Shannon McCuistion – Braswell

  J. We will only be interviewing the top 32 applicants or 70% of applicants; whichever is greater.    
 

ADVANCED DEGREE & AWARDS CHECK

DISTRICT ADVANCED DEGREE & AWARDS CHECK
(Must have two years teaching experience to serve on committee.)

District Chairmen: District Co-Chairmen:
Dist 1: Becky DeShazo – Bridgeport Mike Shipman – Nocona  
Dist 2: Josh Weston – Azle Cody Davenport – Arlington Heights
Dist 3: Glenn Sesco – Garland Larry Snowton – DeSoto
Dist 4: Billy Johnson – Crandall   Stephen Dillard – Celeste
Dist 5: Cristen Graf – Plano West John Jackson – Plano East
Dist 6: Clint Minnick – Bonham Kasey Naylor Honey Grove
Dist 7: Brent Lankford – Ponder Tammy Glascock – Pilot Point
(District Co-Chairmen will be District Chairmen for 17-18.)
 
  A. District chairmen are responsible for setting up their district degree checks, checking district rosters, seeing that applications from their districts are at the Area Check, seeing that returned materials get back to their fellow district teachers after the check & completing District Degree Results on judgingcard.com of all winners by Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
  B. Date, Place & Time:
District 1 May 1 Decatur 5:00 PM (Degree Ck/Dist Off Interviews)
District 2 May 2 Arlington Hts 5:00 PM (Degree Ck/Dist Off Elections)
District 3 April 20 Nimitz 5:30 PM (Degree Ck/Banquet/Elections)
District 4 May 1 Kaufman 5:00 PM  
District 5 April 18 McK Boyd 5:30 PM (Degree Ck/Spring Meeting)
District 6 April 18 Howe 5:00 PM (Degree Ck/Dist Off Elections)
District 7 May 2 Pilot Point 5:00 PM (Degree Ck/Teachers Only)
  C. Each district is to select only one John Justin winner to advance to Area.
  D. Each district is responsible for sending 15 teachers to Area Degree Check.  Names are to be submitted to Tracy Blum by May 3 with committee preferences.  Please remind teachers that Star Pre Check will be May 6, 8:30 AM with interviews beginning at 1 PM.
  E. Each district must furnish 3 judges for the speaking contest.  Please submit their names and contact information to Sandy Scheu.
  F. All district chairmen are expected to be a the Area Degree Check until it is over and all information has been properly recorded.
 
AREA ADVANCED DEGREE & AWARDS CHECK
Area Degree Check Chairmen:
Chairman:Tracy Blum – Howe (17-19)
Co-Chairman:Tammy Glascock – Pilot Point (20-22)
Area V Vice President: Ryan Pieniazek – Krum   
District Chairmen & District Co-Chairmen

** Area Chairman is responsible for State Degree Check Committee selection.
** The Area Chairman and the incoming chairman will serve on the State Degree Check Committee.
 
  A. Date: May 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM.
  B. Place: Howe High School
  C. All applications must be at degree check by 8:30 AM or they will be disqualified!!
  D. It is HIGHLY recommended that the user name and password be attached to all applications.
  E. Falsification of any application information will result in disqualification of the applicant on the area level.
  F. Teacher having students or family members involved will not be allowed to serve on the interview committees!!
  G. Star Information:  Applications due by 8:30 AM for pre check.  Star interviews will begin at 1 PM. Stars will be interviewed by committees of Production, Placement, Agribusiness & Agriscience and will be assigned based on the number of applicants in each division and using the following district rotation schedule:
   
District 1 – 1st slot District 4 – 4th slot District 7 – 7th slot
District 2 – 2nd slot District 5 – 5th slot  
District 3 – 3rd slot District 6 – 6th slot  
  H. District Degree Check Chairmen or a District Representative should be at the turn-in day before State Degree Check to facilitate any problems. That turn-in day is June 5, 2017 until noon, at Howe.
 
STATE ADVANCED DEGREE, AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP CHECK
  A. Date: June 7 - 9, 2017
  B. Place: Tarleton / Stephenville 
  C. All award and degree applications MUST be submitted to the conference room on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by 5:00 pm.
 

AREA SPEECHES & SPEAKING CONTEST

State Speeking Committee Member:
Chairman: Jim Bob Bradley
– Pottsboro (17-19)
Co-Chairman: Casey Brinlee
– Pilot Point (20-22)

  A. Date: May 6, 2017
  B. Howe High School
  C. Entry:  All entries will be online judgingcard.com by midnight on May 3, 2017. Two copies of materials MUST be turned in and entries paid by 8:30 am on the day of the contest. Manuscripts must be turned in to compete in the contest!
Materials include:
(1) manuscript including cover sheet and complete bibliography, (2) statement of originality,
(3) SWCB consultation affidavit form, if applicable.
  D. Entry Fee:  $20 per contestant.  Entry fees are due at contest check in May 6, 2017.
Late Entry Fee:  $120 per contestant. Late entries will be accepted until midnight May 4, 2017.
  E. Contest will begin at 10 AM (first extemp speaker will draw at 9:30 AM with subsequent speakers drawing at 15 minute intervals). 
  F. Number of Participants:  Two per district (1st & 2nd place) EXCEPT Senior Prepared, which will be one per category.              
  G. Rules: The rules of the State Speaking CDEs, as they apply on the area level
  H. Order of participation:
Dist 4 – 10:00, 10:15 Dist 7 – 11:30, 11:45 Dist 3 – 1:00, 1:15
Dist 5 – 10:30, 10:45 Dist 1 – 12:00, 12:15  
Dist 6 – 11:00, 11:15 Dist 2 – 12:30, 12:45  
  I. Awards: First three places receive plaques.
 

AREA TALENT CONTEST
  A. Date: May 15, 2017
  B. Place: Prosper High School
  C. Number of teams: One per district
  D. Rules: Rules of the State Talent Contest as they apply on the Area level.
  E. Awards: First three places receive plaques
  F. Order of participation: Rotational schedule of District 4, 5, 6, 7, 1, 2 & 3.
 


AGRISCIENCE FAIR

  A. Date: During the State FFA Convention
  B. Entry Deadline TBA
  C. Entryjudgingcard.com
 
 
     
 
 
 
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