Development Events 2017-09-12T01:41:32-05:00

Career Development Events, Leadership Development Events, and Speaking Development Events

FFA isn’t just about showing animals. Through individual and team competitions in Leadership Development Events (LDE)’s and Career Development Events (CDE)’s, you can build on what you learn in your agriculture education classes and FFA.

Leadership Development Events (LDE):

  • Competitions take place during the fall
  • Focuses on developing leadership skills
  • Some Competitions are for First Year FFA Members only!
  • Competitions include but are not limited to:
    • Creed Speaking
    • Job Interview
    • Public Relations
    • Chapter Conducting
    • Ag Issues
    • FFA Quiz
    • FFA Broadcasting


Career Development Events (CDE):

  • Competitions take place during the spring
  • Focuses on developing career focused skills
  • Competitions are in teams
  • Competitions include but are not limited to:
    • Entomology
    • Farm Business Management
    • Wildlife
    • Horse
    • Livestock Judging
    • Wool
    • Dairy
    • Milk Quality
    • Floral Design

 

Speaking Development Events (SDE):

  • Competitions take place during the late spring
  • Focuses on developing public speaking skills
  • Competitions are individual
  • Competitions include:
    • Extemporaneous Public Speaking
    • Soil Stewardship Prepared Public Speaking
    • Senior Prepared Public Speaking
    • Junior Prepared Public Speaking