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Teachers,

Fort Valley State University will be hosting eight state FFA Career Development Events on Saturday, February 9, on the FVSU campus. If you have teams that have qualified for state competition in any of the following CDEs, please read this information carefully.

Events
* Agricultural Communications (Superintendent: Ben Lastly)
* Agricultural Mechanics (Superintendent: Kevin Jump)
* Agricultural Sales (Superintendent: John Allen Bailey)
* Floriculture (Junior & Senior) (Superintendent: Melissa Riley)
* Horse Evaluation (Junior & Senior) (Superintendent: Christa Steinkamp)
* Marketing Plan (Superintendent: Danny Bartlett)

***Specific information about each CDE is (or will be) shared by each Superintendent. If you have any questions related to these state CDEs, please do not hesitate to contact the appropriate Superintendent listed above.

FVSU Campus
Please use this link to the FVSU map to locate the facilities listed below. Link to map of FVSU campus - http://past.fvsu.edu/campusmap

Schedule
8:00 a.m. - Registration for ALL events ~Pettigrew Farm and Community Life Center (#45 on the FVSU map)
8:30 a.m. - FVSU greetings ~ Pettigrew Farm and Community Life Center  (students/teachers in ALL events should attend)
9:00 a.m. - Dismiss for CDEs to begin

Locations of CDEs
Floriculture  -  Pettigrew Farm and Community Life Center (rooms 102-104)
Ag Communications - Pettigrew Center (room 110)
Ag Mechanics - Ellison Ag Mechanics Building (# 15 on the FVSU map)
Ag Sales - Academic Classroom Laboratory Building (room 120, #1 on the FVSU map)
Horse Evaluation - Equine Center (located just beyond the Dairy Goat Center, #13 on FVSU map)
Marketing Plan - Academic Classroom Laboratory Building (room 314, #1 on the FVSU map)

Parking
There is a large open grass parking area that sits across the street from the Pettigrew Center. That lot will be available for FFA use on Saturday, February 9.  Bus parking will be available in that lot.

Lodging
If you are interested in arriving on Friday night, February 8, we suggest a variety of hotels in Ft. Valley and Perry. Additionally, there will be some lodging available at Camp John Hope. You can contact Mrs. Shumate at Camp John Hope by calling (478) 967-2302.

Ben

Ben Lastly
Executive Secretary
Georgia FFA Association
316 Poultry Science - UGA
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 552-4456
Fax: (706) 552-4458
Website: www.georgiaffa.org