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  2021 - 2022 - Theme Shirts, Rosters, Chapter Strategic Plans, Remind app, Farm Progress Show, Mark Cuban Foundation Bootcamp  
  Mindy Bunselmeyer  8/17/2021 7:00:00 AM  
     
 

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Today, Tuesday, August 17, 2021, the Illinois FFA Center is CLOSED because the FFA Center staff is at the Illinois State Fair Agriculture Day.  So sorry for the short notice.  So please, save those phone calls and questions, we will return on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.  

****NEW Information****

  1. 2021 - 2022 State Theme t-shirt

  2.  2021 - 2022 Illinois FFA Rosters - DUE October 1, 2021

  3.  2021 - 2022 Chapter Strategic Plan - DUE October 1, 2021

  4. Farm Progress Show FFA Officer Schedule

  5. Remind App

  6.  National Mark Cuban Foundation Bootcamp

 

  1. 2021 - 2022 State Theme t-shirt

The 2021 - 2022 Illinois FFA State Theme is - INITIATE  Click here to view the 2021 Illinois FFA State Theme shirt.  The T-shirt costs $15.00 per shirt and can be ordered on www.ilaged.org under Event Registration.  

  1.  2021 - 2022 Illinois FFA Rosters - DUE October 1, 2021

  • Please click here for roster instructions.  

  • Online roster DUE - October 1, 2020

  • Administrator Approval DUE - November 1, 2020

  • Dues payment received by the Illinois FFA Center - November 1, 2020

  1.  2021 - 2022 Chapter Strategic Plan - DUE October 1, 2021

  • Please click here for Chapter Strategic Plan instructions.  

  • DUE October 1, 2021 - ONLINE. 

  • ALL Chapters MUST open this form REGARDLESS of what format you choose to do your Chapter Strategic Plan in.

  • Questions, email mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org

  • DISCLAIMER - If your school does allow access to uploading to Google forms, please email your Chapter Strategic Plan to intern@illinoisffa.org by Friday, October 1, 2021.

 

  1.  Farm Progress Show FFA Officer Schedule

Come out and see the Illinois FFA State Officers during the 2021 Farm Progress Show! Click here for the 2021 Farm Progress Show site map.  

  • Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - the officers will be at Titan Tire, 933 on the map.

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - the officers will be at FS , 1133 on the map.

  • Thursday, September 2, 2021, - the officers will be at Farm Credit, 763 on the map.

 

  1. Remind App

Trying to keep yourself organized?  Have trouble keeping deadlines straight?  Want a reminder?  Then sign up to receive a reminder text message!  You will receive a friendly reminder one week prior to the deadline and one day before the deadline.  The message will also contain links to lead you right where you need to be.

All state deadlines are sent each district account.  You don’t have to get the app to receive the messages and you can opt out at anytime.

District 1: Text @D1AgEd to 81010

District 2: Text @D2AgEd to 81010

District 3: Text @D3AgEd to 81010

District 4: Text @D4AgEd to 81010

District 5: Text @D5AgEd to 81010

You will receive reminders for the following:

  • State CDE Early Bird Registrations

  • Conference Deadlines

  • Incentive Funding Grant Deadlines

  • Membership Deadlines

  • Scholarship Deadlines

  • National Chapter (POA) Deadlines

  • American Degree Deadlines

  • State Convention Deadlines (Band/Chorus/Talent/Registration)

  • Award Application Deadlines

  • IAVAT Conference Deadlines

If you have any questions or need assistance getting enrolled, email mcoy@ilaged.org

  1.  National Mark Cuban Foundation Bootcamp

Do you have a grade 9-12 student interested in STEM? If yes, we have an exciting event to share with you!

 

Granular and the Mark Cuban Foundation are excited to share the opportunity for your high school age student to participate in this local event partnering with a national Mark Cuban Foundation bootcamp.

 

What?

This year Granular, a Corteva Agriscience company, will be hosting a Mark Cuban Foundation AI Bootcamp event targeted at K-12 students interested in STEM. With no prior experience or knowledge required, any 9th - 12th grade student can learn the basics of Artificial Intelligence by participating in one of our Intro to AI Bootcamps. You will find all of the event details at https://www.markcubanai.org/faq. All technology needed for your student to participate will be provided by the event.

 

When?

The event will be held as a 4 half-day bootcamp on Saturdays in Fall 2021 (Oct 23rd, Oct 30th, Nov 6th, Nov 13th) from 11AM - 4 PM each date. As the event spans the lunch hour, food and snacks will be provided

 

Where?

The event will be held at the Granular offices at 8700 Crescent Chase, Johnston IA 50131

 

How do I sign up?

Your students may sign up here or you may sign up a student at the parent / guardian signup.

 

What if I have other questions? 

Please direct questions about the bootcamp, please use the contact form on the Cuban Foundation website. For questions on the local event, please reach out to jeffdoll@granular.ag or dominiquepianelli@granular.ag.

 

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***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***  

Please NOTE, if you click on Dates & Deadlines it will take you to the www.ilaged.org calendar.  

  • August 12 - 22, 2021 - Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL

  • August 17, 2021 - Ag Day at the Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL - FFA CENTER CLOSED 

  • August 27, 2021 - DuQuoin State Parade, DuQuoin, IL

  • August 30, 2021 - Farmyard Follies, DuQuoin State Fair, DuQuoin, IL

  • August 31 - September 2, 2021 - Farm Progress Show, Decatur, IL

  • September 6, 2021 - Labor Day - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • September 7, 2021 - District 5 STAR Conference, SIUC, SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA

  • September 9, 2021 - Chapter Visits rehearsal

  • September 10, 2021 - District 4 STAR Conference, Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

  • September 13, 2021 - LAST Day to order FFA Day w/ the Cardinals tickets 

  • September 16, 2021 - Elite Conference 

  • September 18, 2021 - State Horse CDE, Black Hawk College East Campus, 26230 Black Hawk Rd, Galva, IL 61434, USA

  • September 20 - 24, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • September 25, 2021 - State Forestry CDE, SIUC, SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA

  • September 27 - October 1, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • October 1, 2021 - FFA Roster DUE

  • October 1, 2021 - FFA Strategic Plan DUE

  • October 3, 2021 - Illinois FFA Day with the Cardinals, St. Louis, MO

  • October 4 - 8, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • October 11, 2021 - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • October 12, 2021 - State Land Use CDE

  • October 27 - 30, 2021 - National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN

  • November 1, 2021 - WLC Alumni Scholarship Application DUE 

  • November 8 - 12, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • November 11, 2021 - Veterans Day - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • NOvember 12, 2021 - ICAE Meeting

  • November 13, 2021 - Alumni Council Meeting, FFA Center, Springfield, IL

  • November 15 - 19, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • November 20, 2021 - State Ag Sales CDE - Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703, USA

  • November 25 - 26, 2021 - Thanksgiving - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • December 6 - 10, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • December 11, 2021 - State Agronomy & Dairy Foods CDE


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Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 217-412-5646
Email: mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org
Address: 3221 Northfield, Springfield, IL 62702
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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