Registration for the Area 5 and Area 6 Ag. Mechanics CDE's is now open. Please note the close date which is Friday, February 8th at 12:00 PM noon. This event is opened for students in grades 9 - 12 who are agricultural education students and are paid members of a chartered FFA chapter.    

Area 5 and Area 6 CDE will be held at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday February 14th. Registration begins at 1:30 in the Chambliss Building and the CDE starts at 2:00 PM.  Please refer to the Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems CDE Guidelines and the Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems CDE Description Sheet on the Ag. Ed. website for this years activities. Here is the link for the information:

Students must have the following tools/equipment to participate:

Approved safety glasses
Welding gloves
Welding helmet minimum #10 shaded lens
Long sleeve cover/welding jacket/sleeve protection
Closed toe boots
Slag hammer & wire brush
Pencils & colored pencils or 4 color pen (Red, Black, Blue & Green) set for each student.

Welding will be GMAW (aka. Mig Welding)  The weld joint will be either a  Butt, Tee, Lap, or Pipe joint.


Jerry Stone

Area Agricultural Mechanics Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education
ABAC 34, 2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, Ga. 30602
Cell: (229) 891 - 6020