FFA Career and Leadership development (CDE and LDE)events are competitions held for high school age agricultural education students to test their knowledge of a particular agricultural subject. These competitions happen throughout the year and are organized by state and national ffa staff and industry professionals.
oregon ffa prepares for 30 different events each school year. roseburg ffa prepares students in different career pathways for each of these events. these competitions create real life practical application for our in-class instruction. From public speaking to agricultural sales, veterinary science to forestry your student can participate in local and statewide events to test their knowledge and application of industry practices.
opportunities to travel and win scholarship awards within these events. student practices generally happen for the four to six week prior to a district event. practices are tuesday, thursday and friday from 2:50 to 5:00pm. Subject to change. practice cancellations will be announced in class and posted on classroom calendars hanging on back wall.
students are also given access to online study materials where they can learn identification of specimens, tools and diseases related to their topic. it is up to students to study and know these and other subject areas when competing if they desire to win a chance to travel to national convention in Indianapolis and compete. more information about national convention can be found
monthly chapter meetings: september through may happen on the third thursday at 5 pm. exceptions: *december we have a winter party and participate in the truckers light parade. *march we hold our meeting on the second thursday due to conflicts with state convention the following week. *april we hold our annual banquet. date To be determined for 2021.
September: *DISTRICT LEADERSHIP CAMP: HELD THE FIRST WEEKEND IN SEPTEMBER. STUDENTS WILL LEAVE SATURDAY AROUND NOON AND RETURN MONDAY AROUND 4 PM. PRIORITY GIVEN TO OFFICERS AND THOSE INCOMING FIRST YEAR STUDENTS WHO WANT TO PURSUE A LEADERSHIP POSITION WITHIN THE CHAPTER. *Soils practices
november: *VETERINARY SCIENCE PRACTICES, district CDE, state CDE *AGRICULTURAL SALES PRACTICES, district cde, state cde *RITUALS PRACTICES, district LDE *TRACTOR DRIVING district certification and competition
december: *chapter winter party and light parade *work on proficiency applications *BEGINNING AND ADVANCED PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE PRACTICE
january *PROFICIENCY APPLICATIONS DUE *chapter books (scrapbook, officer books) *DISTRICT PROFICIENCY NIGHT *DISTRICT OFFICER NOMINATING COMMITTEE *COOP QUIZ PRACTICE *creed speaking LDE practice *beginning, sophomore and advanced prepared public speaking LDE practice *beginning and advanced PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE LDE PRACTICE *beginning and advanced extemporaneous speaking LDE practice *job interview LDE practice *ffa scholarship applications *state convention application and deposit $50 to reserve spot due january 31. convention scholarship applications due.
february: *speaking LDE Leadership competitions *national ffa week activities *state star applications due *marketing CDE practices
march *Market steer possession March 1, weigh-in first saturday in march. see sae page for required paperwork. *sectional leadership competitions *state convention March 18-21. Cost is $250 to cover food and registration for each student. hotel and will be paid by chapter. partial scholarships will be available, apply in january. for 2020 schedule and information see
*state marketing cde *agriscience fair *state LDE's (speaking, parli-pro, job interview) *state ag issues competition *floriculture practice *forestry practice *nursery/landscape practice stte farm business management
april *lamb possession date april 1, weigh-in first saturday in april. see sae page for required paperwork. *RHS FFA Banquet. date TBD *FFA plant sale weekend following april 15th *State floriculture *district milk quality *district floriculture *district forestry *state crops
may *state forestry *state nursery/landscape *state envirothon(environmental and natural resources) *state poultry evaluation *state horse evaluation *state meat evaluation and technology *state milk quality *state agricultural mechanics *state food science evaluation *state milk quality and evaluation
june *officer retreat *aet work days/ sae livestock practices *livestock evaluation practices
july *AET WORK DAYS/ SAE LIVESTOCK PRACTICES *fair prep days *livestock evaluation practices
august *douglas county fair (saturday set-up, fair monday through saturday, auction friday, sunday clean-up) *state fair