The South Region Public Speaking Brackets will be held on Tuesday November 17th. Bracket assignments are located in the South Region Ag Education Calendar under the November activities.


The following four FFA programs will host events:

Seminole County: Advisors Dusty Smith and Don Dekle

Lee County: Advisors Jamie Rich and Lisa Murphree

Wayne County: Advisor Michael Kirkland

Berrien County: Advisors Tim Meeks, James Hunter, and Kane Staines


Depending on your bracket assignment, please submit your Junior and/or Senior Public Prepared Speaking manuscripts to the respected advisor(s) by Thursday November 12th. Please review all rules and score sheets at


Additionally, schools may only compete at their assign bracket location and may only have one member per chapter compete in each CDE.


The top three Junior and Senior Public Prepared Speaking contestants from each bracket location will advance to the area CDEs on December 8th and 10th. Finalist must submit their manuscripts to the South Region Office by Friday November 20th.


If you have questions, please contact the South Region Ag Education Office.



W. Justin Sealy
Area Forestry Teacher
Georgia Department of Education
GVATA Executive Secretary