State Nursery Landscape CDE Saturday March 23rd
State Botanical Gardens, Callaway Building The Garden is located at 2450 S. Milledge Ave in Athens Georgia 30605 It is about 1 mile south of Exit 6 off Hwy 10 loop.
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia http://botgarden.uga.edu/visit.php#Intro
Bus and Auto Parking (attached is parking and cde building map) as you enter the Botanical Gardens all autos and bus will take the first road to the left park in the main parking area
Callaway Building Location From the parking lot walk down the stairs, past the Visitor Center, through a small parking lot down the next set of stairs to the brown wooded Callaway building (Photo attached)
Agenda 8 - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Team Photos 8:30 a.m. -8:45 a.m. Introductions and Welcome 8:45 a.m. - Division of team groups 9:00 - 11:30 - CDE Rotations 11:30 - Plant Identification Clinic, CDE Review, Lunch Provided by GGIA noon - Announce of Winners
What to wear Students must wear their official FFA dress during the competition. Team photographs will be taken before and during the competition and press release will be provided.
Winning Teams photo and article will be highlighted in the Georgia Green Industry magazine
What to bring Each senior division student will need a clean clipboard, 3 sharpened pencils, architect & engineers scale, hands lens, and a non-programmable calculator. (cell phones can not be used as a calculator will not be allowed in the competition area)
Each junior division student will need a clean clipboard and 3 sharpened pencils.
Disorder Identification Disorder identification items will be live samples, mounted specimens, or color photographs.
Plant Identification Plant identification items will be container plants or cuttings.
Questions If you have any questions concerning the cde please contact: Teri Hamlin cell 706-540-0032.