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










--
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