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Teachers --
Don't forget that the registration deadline for the Albany Tech
Invitational is tomorrow, November 27th.  This is a great opportunity for a
team practice in Floriculture before the Area CDEs next week.  If you are
interested please see the information below and attached flyer and contact
Mr. George Paul directly to get your students on the participant list.  He
needs an accurate count as they are providing dinner again this year and
medals/plaques.


ORIGINAL MESSAGE:

All South Region Teachers ---

Again this year, Albany Technical will host an invitational horticulture
event.  Mr. Paul and I decided this year to split the contests and offer a
Floriculture Invitational the week after Thanksgiving to help your teams in
reviewing and preparing for the Area Floriculture CDEs the following week.

The Albany Tech Floriculture CDE will be on Thursday, November 29th with
registration beginning at 4pm and the contest starting promptly at 4:30pm.
See attached brochure from Albany Tech and the condensed information below.
To register your teams please email Mr. George Paul at [log in to unmask]
Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 27th.

Yvette



From Albany Tech and Mr. George Paul:

The Albany Technical College Environmental Horticulture Department would
like to invite all Georgia South Region

FFA Chapters to participate in our Third Annual Floriculture Team Challenge
and Workshop. The Floriculture Team

Challenge is a competition of area FFA Floriculture Junior and Senior level
teams. The Team Challenge is conducted

using the same criteria as local and state FFA Floriculture CDE’s with each
team competing in plant identification,

problem solving, general knowledge and plant disorders. This event is
geared toward providing practice and

preparation for teams to compete on the local and state level. Albany Tech
will award trophies to teams placing first,

second, and third in the Junior and Senior Divisions. Members of each
placing team will be awarded a ribbon.
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REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS EVENT !

FFA INSTRUCTORS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN THEIR TEAMS PARTICIPATING ARE ASKED
TO COMPLETE THE

REGISTRATION FORM AND EMAIL IT TO [log in to unmask] PRIOR TO THE
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 DEADLINE

For more information, please contact George Paul at [log in to unmask] or
229.430.3540.
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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




-- 
Yvette H. Crick
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