Just a reminder that Floral Design CDE Registration will close
 MONDAY at 11:59pm.

*The deadline is September 12th, 2016  for both Area 3 & 4 CDEs.  *
Remember that you must log in to
Complete enrollment for the students you want to compete
Then make those students FFA members
and then you can register them for the CDE

Link here
a helpful guide on how to register students.

*A​rea 4 Junior *
​Burke High, Burke Middle, Cross Creek, Ebenezer Middle Effingham Co
Middle, Harlem, Jenkins Co Middle, Portal, Screven Co Middle, South
Effingham Middle, Swainsboro, Thomson High, Thomson-McDuffie Middle, Toombs
High, Toombs Middle, West Laurens

*Area 4 Senior *
Burke, Cross Creek, Effingham Co, Harlem, Jenkins Co, Montgomery Co,
Portal, Screven Co, South Effingham, Southeast Bulloch, Swainsboro, West

*Area 3 Junior *
Baldwin, Bleckley Co, Bonaire Middle, Crawford Co Middle, Dodge Co Middle,
Eagle Landing, Huntington Middle, Jones Co, Northeast Bibb, Perry Middle,
Pike Co Middle, Rutland, Schley Co, Upson Lee High, Upson Lee Middle

Area 3 Senior
Baldwin, Bleckley Co, Callaway, Dutchtown, Eagles Landing, Hampton, Harris
Co, Henry Co, Houston Co, Jones Co, Northeast Bibb, Northside, Peach Co,
Perry High, Piedmont Academy, Rutland, Schley Co, Union Grove, Upson Lee,
Warner Robins

More details can be found below in the original email.
Thanks, Melissa

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Melissa Riley <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:36 PM
Subject: Floral Design CDE Registration Open
To: [log in to unmask]

The registration for the *Area Floral Design CDE's *is up on the Georgia AG
ED Website and login page.  Here is some additional information:

*Sign In:* 3:45-4:25 PM     *Contest Starts*:  4:30 PM - Please make sure
your students arrive on time as this is a timed event.

*Senior Students:*  Create 1 Design, 25 Flower/ Hard Good ID, and 25
question Test

*Junior Students:*  Create 2 Designs

*T-shirts* are available for this event and must be ordered online with
event registration.  T-shirt Design is attached.


*Area 4 FFA Floral Design CDE, Sept 27th @ Toombs County Ag Center

*Area 3 FFA Floral Design CDE, Sept 29th @ Camp John Hope


* There is NO cost of compete in the area contest

*The designs can be taken home by the student at the end of the competition
once scoring is complete.

Tshirts are $10 each


*There is a 3 week registration window -- *the deadline is September 1*
*​2th, 2016  for both Area 3 & 4 CDEs.*

*All students must be pre-*registered* for adequate materials to be

To register for the CDE.

Go to the AG. Ed. Website and log in.

Click on Event Registration.

Click on Area 3 or Area 4 Floral Design CDE Registration.

Click on the edit for each team that your are registering.

Click on edit for the T-shirts that you order. It will make an invoice for
your T-shirts and for the cost of the event.

*It has opened to register your teams and closes on 9/1*
*/16 for BOTH AREA CDEs.*

Link here
a helpful guide on how to register students.


*Students should bring their own tools such as:

-floral scissors,

-wire cutters,

- students will also be allowed to use their own floral tape, glue, and
wire if they bring them

-a small hand held broom/dustpan for area cleanup,

-bucket for keeping flowers,

- and SENIORS may want to bring an extra vase or bouquet holder stand.

 *All other materials/supplies will be supplied for the student.


*It is recommended that students either wear official dress or a chapter
shirt. They can take their jackets off while designed if needed.

*Photo Opportunities*

*Advisors/Teachers and/or parents will not be allowed in the contest area.
Photo opportunities will be made available after the competition once
judges have reviewed and scored the designs.


For Jr Guidelines C

For Sr Guidelines Click Here

*STUDY POWERPOINTS* *but do not limit yourself to these*

Click on the following link -

Click on Floral Design Fresh Product for help with Flower ID

Click on Floral Design Hard Goods and Materials for Equipment ID

Click on this link - for past
scenarios and tests

Thanks for allowing your student to participate in this Career Development
Event. If you have questions please let me know.

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071