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Teachers -- Please use the following information to plan, prepare, and
register your team(s) for the Area VI Floriculture CDE to be held at Coffee
County High, Thursday December 8th.  Additional information can also be
found on the AgEd Website under the revised Floriculture CDE rules.





*REGISTRATION DEADLINE*

Deadline to register Jr and/or Sr Teams is Friday, December 2nd





*RULES AND REGULATIONS (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)*

1.   Each Chapter may enter one team at the area competition. *Team
Make-up: *A team representing a chapter will consist of *four members*.  With
a four-member team, *all* individual scores will be added to determine the
team score.

2.   Under no circumstances will any participant be allowed to touch or
handle plant materials or other specimens during the event.

3.   It is highly recommended that students wear official dress as outlined
in the official FFA manual.

4.   Neither coaches nor teachers may enter the competition area until the
event superintendent announces the end of the event and areas are open to
be reviewed.

5.   The top two teams from each area will advance to state competition.



*TOOLS NEEDED*



Each participant must have the following tools: clean clipboard, 2 pencils,
on-programmable calculators, and pocket magnifiers for disorders.




*SENIOR EVENT FORMAT          *

The career development event will be conducted in FOUR PHASES as follows:



*PHASE*
**

*Identification of Plants, Tools and Materials:* Twenty-five specimens


from the Georgia Floriculture Plant List and Horticulture Tool

and Materials List will be displayed for contestants to identify. Ten
points will

be awarded for each correct answer, and participants have 25 minutes to

complete this event phase.

*General Knowledge:* The general knowledge section will consist of


twenty-five questions covering all areas of the floriculture industry. Ten

points will be awarded for each correct answer, and participants have 25
minutes

to complete this phase.



*Problem Solving:* This phase will consist of five problem solving


questions. Twenty points will be awarded for each correct answer, and

participants have 20 minutes to complete this phase. The problem solving

questions will concentrate on a designated areas:

      1. Media Volume

      2. Area and Volume

      3. Chemical and fertilizer application

      4. Irrigation

      5. Pricing



*Disorder Identification:* Contestants will be required to identify


plant disorders including diseases, insects, weeds, and nutritional
disorders

and specify, if requested, those pesticides or other treatments necessary
to

remedy the problem. Items for this phase of the career development event

will be selected from the Disorders List. Ten points will be

awarded for each correct answer, and participants have 20 minutes to

complete this event phase.



*SENIOR SCORING             *

Participant scores are the sum of the four phases of the event and *team
scores are the sum of* *all four* *member scores*.

Possible points are as follows:

*Phase  **                                       Member Possible Points
Team Possible Points*

Identification of Plant Materials                     250
  1000

General Knowledge                                        250
  1000

Problem Solving                                              100
  400

Disorder Identification                                   100
  400

*Total
700
  2800*

* *

* *

* *

* *

*JUNIOR EVENT FORMAT*

The career development event will be conducted in TWO PHASES as follows:



*PHASE           *


*Identification of Plant Materials:* Twenty-five specimens from the

Georgia Junior Floriculture List (revised 2006) will be displayed for

contestantsto identify.  Ten points will be awarded for each correct

answer, and participants have 30 minutes to complete this event phase.



*General Knowledge:* The general knowledge section will

consist of twenty-five questions covering basic horticulture.

Ten points will be awarded for each correct answer,

and participants have 25 minutes to complete this event phase.

* *

*JUNIOR  SCORING*

Participant scores are the sum of the two phases of the event and *team
scores are the sum of all four member scores.*

Possible points are as follows:

*Phase*                                         *Member Possible Points*
*Team Possible Points*

Identification of Plant Materials                     250
1000

General Knowledge                                        250
1000

Total
500
2000

* *


*REGISTRATION*

If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form, you can fill it out
online:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHU3dnhuOGEyenIyaVhXSy1HUExtS1E6MQ

Area VI FLORICULTURE CDE Registration

Registration Deadline is Friday, December 2nd

 CHAPTER NAME *

 ADVISOR NAME *

 ADVISOR EMAIL (REQUIRED) *

 SENIOR FLORICULTURE TEAM

   - Senior


 JUNIOR FLORICULTURE TEAM

   - Junior


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--
Yvette H. Smith
South Region Horticulture Area Teacher
Georgia Agricultural Education
ABAC 34 - 2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA 31793
Office Number 229.386.3213
Cell Number 912.682.2869