*All Proficiency and National Chapter Applications are due in the Central
Region Office by Tuesday February 15th at 5pm. This is not a post-marked
deadline. *

*NCA Information:*

Each chapter is required to complete a National Chapter Application Form I.
Form II and Form III are optional. Applications, scoring rubrics,
handbooks, and other resources pertaining to the National Chapter
Application can be found on the central region portal ( and

*Proficiency Information:*

Each local chapter may submit a maximum of one proficiency application per
category for Regional consideration. FFA members are eligible to submit a
maximum of two proficiency applications in a given year to be considered
beyond the chapter level. Members may apply for up to one year after high
school graduation if they have completed at least three full years of
agricultural education or have completed all the agricultural education
offered in the school last attended. Applications, rubrics, Sample
Applications and other resources pertaining to the National Chapter
Application can befound on the central region portal ( and

*New Rule Change: In the event that a region does not have an entry in any
category, a regional runner up can be considered for state finalist status.*


*Important Note: If a proficiency application is not complete or does not
meet the award category, it is subject to disqualification. *

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
PO Box 4060
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030
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office - 478-825-6067
 cell - 478-973-4071
 fax - 478-825-6980

*"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."