1. This event is open to students in *grades 9-12* who are agricultural
education students and are paid members of a chartered FFA chapter.

2. *Below is a FINAL LIST* of chapters that are registered.  If you if have
any cancellations please let me know.  This is extremely important because
set-up and materials being needed are crucial to an effective CDE being

3. *If you have forgotten to register but plan to attend, you need to call
me immediately!* Because if you show up on the day of the CDE and have
not *notified
me by today's end*, plan to wait until the CDE is over to
participate!!! Approximately
6:30 to 7:00 PM.

Why? Because I only have enough wiring boards, engines, and tools to
accommodate the one's who have followed directions and responded/registered

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:

4. *Electrical Skill: *Teachers, if you could help me reinforce this
saying, *DO NOT CUT THE WIRE!!!! *This event does not ask your student to
mount the devices in the box. So there is no need to cut the wire down to
the NEC Code requirement of 6 inches!!!  If you have trained your
student(s) to do so; especially, those who have competed in the EMC wiring
CDE, please correct them and tell them that this is not required in this

*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.

*Area 5 Registrants*
Americus Sumter South High
Colquitt County High
Crisp County High
Pelham High
Seminole County High
Tift County High
*Area 6 Registrants*

Bacon County High

Berrien County High

Brantley County High

Coffee County High

Cook County High

Lanier County High

Lowndes County High

Ware County High
Wayne County High

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