The 2011 State FFA Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event is
scheduled for Friday, April 29 at the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel
located at the Convention Center in Macon.  Competition will be held in the
Magnolia A meeting room.  Bracket I will begin at 8:00 a.m., Bracket II will
begin at 10:00 a.m. and the finals will begin at 1:30 p.m.  Bracket
information is attached to this email.  Participants in each bracket should
report to Magnolia A 15 minutes before the competition is to begin to draw
for speaking order.  Bracket assignments are attached to this email.  *Please
mail three copies of each manuscript to John Wilkinson, P.O. Box 2227
Toccoa, GA  30577 postmarked no later than Wednesday, April 13.*  *Emailed
copies will not be accepted in the Senior competition.*  It will not be
possible to score the manuscripts if they are mailed after this
date.  Manuscripts should be the student's original work and should consist
of a cover page, speech, bibliography, and signed certification statement.
A certification statement is also attached to this email.  Please review
the State and National Prepared Public Speaking CDE rules for manuscript
guidelines and scoring information.

Each advisor is asked to review the attached bracket assignments and return
a confirmation email to [log in to unmask] with the information requested
below by *Monday, April 11:*
*Confirmation of correct spelling of participant
*Advisor responsible for participant during the State CDE
*Advisor's cell phone/contact number if needed during State

Congratulations on your success up to this point and thank you advance for
your cooperation.  If you have any questions or concerns, please let me

John Wilkinson

John K. Wilkinson
Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Georgia Agricultural Education
P. O. Box 2227
Toccoa, GA  30577