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  Mindy Bunselmeyer  5/24/2022 12:00:00 PM  
     
 

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94th Annual Illinois FFA Convention, June 14 - 16, 2022

Registration is OPEN!  But  CLOSES Tomorrow! Teachers register for the State Convention just like any other event by going to the www.ilaged.org website, login and begin your process in Event Registration.  94th Annual Illinois FFA State Convention agenda.  


Illinois FFA State Business Session on Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Please click here for the Delegate registration form.  That’s DUE TOMORROW TOO!

NOTICE:  Even if your delegates will be in person for ELECTIONS on June 16, 2022, ALL DELEGATES MUST be registered via our google form.  ALL delegates will be using their own electronic device for voting again this year, we WILL NOT have clickers for voting during elections.  


IAVAT Conference, June 21-23, 2022


Registration is OPEN!  Teachers register for the IAVAT Conference just like any other event by going to the www.ilaged.org website, login and begin your process in Event Registration.  Registration Questions or need to update submitted registrations, contact Patti Davis pdavis@illinoisffa.org.


Food Allergies - If attending any of the meals at the IAVAT Conference and you have food allergies, please complete this form by June 1, 2022.

FY23 Section Fair Contract - Due June 1, 2022


Items in this listserv:

****NEW Information****

  1. 2022 Ed Curry Illinois FFA Leadership Camp Scholarship Winners

  2. Ag Communications CDE Updates

  3. Sold Alumni Gator Tickets

 

  1.  2022 Ed Curry Illinois FFA Leadership Camp Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Summer Belken, Galena FFA Chapter and Wyatt Iller, South Central FFA Chapter for being the 1st two Illinois FFA Leadership Camp Ed Curry Memorial Scholarship winners.  A note from the Curry Family to the winners; “As you embark on your week at FFA Camp, embrace the experience, grow as a leader, create new friendships and strengthen old ones. Create amazing summer memories, but most of all: have FUN!!!”  

  1.  Ag Communications CDE Updates

For those wishing to compete in the Ag Communications CDE, the deadline to submit materials has been pushed back to Friday, June 10, 2022. Mandatory pre-registration is still due by May 31, 2022. Materials must be sent directly to Holly Bauman (Holly.Bauman@llcc.edu) and CAN NOT be shared as a Google Drive file (best to email as a PDF). A computer lab will be available with required software, but participants are allowed to bring their own laptops if they prefer to work on a familiar device. Individual practicums will be held Monday, June 13, 2022 at Lincoln Land Community College from 3-5pm. A signup for team presentation times will be shared after the May 31 registration deadline for times Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel next to the Convention Center.

  1.  Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters Gator Tickets

We would like to receive the John Deere Gator Tickets by Priority Mail no later than June 6, 2022 or you can just bring the sold tickets & money to Patti Davis at the Registration Booth at the State FFA Convention.  If bring to convention, please bring to Patti by Wednesday, June 15, 2022.  

 

 

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared - WORTH Sharing Again****

 

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember*** 

2022 - State FFA Convention & IAVAT Conference Registration, IAVAT Dues, Exhibitor Information, Hotel Room Block Links, and Additional Hotels  

Instructions on How To Register for Events, CDE's-Adding/Editing Participant Names, and Waiver Uploads for Events

CDE/LDE Calendar & General Information

Trading Post  

  • May 24, 2022 - Illinois FFA Board Meeting, Agenda - Virtual at 3:30 p.m.

  • May 25, 2022 - Delegate Registration REQUIRED - DUE

  • May 25, 2022 - Illinois State FFA Convention Registration Closes at 11:59 p.m.

  • May 27, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center closing at 2:30 p.m.

  • May 27, 2022 - Wyndham Hotel Room Block closes for the 2022 State FFA Convention.

  • May 30, 2022 -  Mandatory Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. for Ag Communications & Ag Issues CDEOnce the registration closes, please utilize the Trading Post if your chapter has additions/cancellations.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDEs at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • May 30, 2022 - Ag Issues Materials DUE

  • May 30, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED

  • May 31, 2022 - Public Speaking & Job Interview Materials DUE

  • May 31 - June 1, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Officer Meeting - Illinois FFA Center

  • June 1, 2022 - Registration closes for IL FFA Leadership Camp at 11:59 p.m.  Please utilize the Trading Post if your chapter has additions/cancellations. 

  • June 1, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Business Session at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom.  See the May 10, 2022 Listserv for Zoom Link/Sign-On.

  • June 1, 2022 - Scrapbook Intent DUE

  • June 1, 2022 - State FFA Convention Registration - No Refunds Starting      June 1, 2022, for cancellations. 

  • June 1, 2022 - FY23 Section Fair Contracts DUE

  • June 1, 2022 - IAVAT Conference Registration $50 Late Fee Begins.

  • June 1, 2022 - Food Allergies/Vegetarian Forms final day to be completed for State FFA Convention and IAVAT Conference.

  • June 10, 2022 - Ag Communications Materials DUE - For those wishing to compete in the Ag Communications CDE, the deadline to submit materials has been pushed back to Friday, June 10, 2022. Mandatory pre-registration is still due by May 31, 2022. Materials must be sent directly to Holly Bauman (Holly.Bauman@llcc.edu) and CAN NOT be shared as a Google Drive file (best to email as a PDF). A computer lab will be available with the required software, but participants are allowed to bring their own laptops if they prefer to work on a familiar device. Individual practicums will be held Monday, June 13, 2022, at Lincoln Land Community College from 3-5 pm. Signup for team presentation times will be shared after the May 31 registration deadline for times Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel next to the Convention Center.

  • June 13, 2022 - Agricultural Issues CDE - Springfield, IL 

  • June 13, 2022 - Agricultural Communications, Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703 

  • June 14, 2022 - Public Speaking & Job Interview LDEs - President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701

  • June 14 - 16, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Convention - Bank of Springfield Center 1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62702

  • June 15, 2022 - Greenhand Quiz Bowl, President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 10:00 a.m.  The final round will be held at 11:45 a.m.

  • June 15, 2022 - IL FFA Washington Leadership Conference Trip Meeting, North Terrace, Time TBA

  • June 16, 2022 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters John Deere Gator Raffle Drawing at 1:00 p.m., Bank of Springfield Center. Do not need to be present to win.

  • June 21 - 23, 2022 - IAVAT Conference - Bloomington, IL

  • June 23 - 25, 2022 - 2022-2023 Illinois FFA State Officer Team meeting - Bloomington

  • June 28 - 30, 2022 - Region IV NAAE Conference, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N Keller Dr, Effingham, IL 62401.

  • July 1, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center - Closing at 12:30 p.m.

  • July 4, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center - OFFICE Closed for the 4th of July Holiday

  • July 5 - 7, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Officer Team Meeting - SIUC, Carbondale, IL

  • July 8, 2022 - Illinois FFA Day with the Normal Cornbelters, Normal, IL  - Fundraiser for the Illinois Foundation FFA - Payment of tickets goes directly to the Cornbelters.

  • July 11 - 14, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Officer Team to National Corn Congress with Illinois Corn, Washington D.C. 

  • July 11, 2022 - Illinois FFA Leadership Camp - Contact/Signature Form & Health Insurance Card Upload DUE for all attendees.  

  • July 22, 2022 - IAVAT Administrative Council Meeting, FFA Center, Springfield, IL

  • July 25 - 28, 2022 - Illinois FFA Leadership Camp, 4-H Memorial Campgrounds, Monticello, IL (Monday-Thursday) 

  • July 25, 2022 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters Council Meeting & Cooking Pork Chops/Corn at the Illinois FFA Leadership Camp

  • August 1, 2022 - FFA & IAVAT Joint Board Meeting, Springfield, IL

  • August 2, 2022 - IAVAT Section Chairs Meeting, Springfield, IL

  • August 9 - 11, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Officer Team Meeting, Springfield, IL

  • August 11, 2022 - Illinois FFA State Fair Parade, Springfield, IL

  • August 12 - 21, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center State Officer Team and Staff work the Illinois State Fair Barnyard

  • August 12, 2022 - Illinois Foundation FFA St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Registration Closes at 11:59 p.m.

  • August 26, 2022 - DuQuoin State Fair Parade, DuQuoin, IL

  • August 29, 2022 - DuQuoin State Fair Farmyard Follies, DuQuoin, IL

  • August 30, 2022 - District IV Star Conference, Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, IL 61938

  • August 31, 2022 - District II Star Conference, Joliet Junior College Weitendorf Agricultural Education Center, 17840 W Laraway Rd, Joliet, IL 60433

  • September 1, 2022 - District I Star Conference, Black Hawk College East Campus, 26230 Black Hawk Rd, Galva, IL 61434

  • September 2, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center Closing at 2:30 pm

  • September 3, 2022 - Mandatory Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. for State Horse CDE.  Please utilize the Trading Post if your chapter has additions/cancellations.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • September 4, 2022 - Illinois FFA Day with the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis, MO - Fundraiser for the Illinois Foundation FFA

  • September 5, 2022 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED

  • September 6, 2022 - District V Star & Greenhand/COLT Conference, Southern Illinois University, College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901.

  • September 7, 2022 - District III Greenhand Conference, Western Illinois University, 1 University Cir, Macomb, IL 61455.

  • September 8, 2022 - District III Star Conference, Western Illinois University, 1 University Cir, Macomb, IL 61455,

  • September 9, 2022 - ICAE Meeting

  • September 10, 2022 - Early Bird Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. for State Forestry CDE.  Registration will continue at the regular rate. Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • September 16, 2022 - Elite Conference, Heartland Community College, Normal

  • September 17, 2022 - State Horse CDE, Black Hawk College East Campus, 26230 Black Hawk Rd, Galva, IL 61434. Registration 7:00-8:30, Event starts at 9:00 am.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • September 24, 20022 - State Forestry CDE, Southern Illinois University, SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901. Registration 8:00-9:30 a.m., Event Starts at 10:00 a.m.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • September 27, 2022 - Early Bird Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. for State Land Use CDE.  Registration will continue at the regular rate. Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • September 28, 2022 - IL FFA Center CLOSED, Office Cleanout Day

  • October 1, 2022 - IL FFA Rosters DUE

  • October 10, 2022 - IL FFA Center CLOSED

  • October 11, 2022 - State Land Use CDE, Illinois State University, 100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761.  Registration 8:00 - 9:30 a.m., Event begins at 10:00 a.m.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • October 17, 2022 - Illinois Foundation FFA Board Meeting, IL FFA Center, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • October 19, 2022 - IAVAT Board Meeting, IL FFA Center, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • October 26 - October 29, 2022 - National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN

  • October 31, 2022 - IAVAT & IACCAI Dues Deadline

  • November 1, 2022 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters Washington Leadership Scholarship Application DUE

  • November 1, 2022 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters Ground Zero Application DUE

  • November 5, 2022 - State Ag Sales CDE Results DUE

  • November 5, 2022 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters Council Meeting, IL FFA Center

  • November 11, 2022 - IL FFA Center CLOSED

  • November 19, 2022 - State Ag Sales CDE, Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703.  By Appointment Only

  • November 24-25, 2022 - IL FFA Center CLOSED

  • November 26, 2022 - Mandatory Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. for State Dairy Foods CDE.  Please utilize the Trading Post if your chapter has additions/cancellations. Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • November 26, 2022 - Early Bird Registration ends at 11:59 p.m for State Agronomy CDE.  Registration will continue at regular registration rates.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • December 2-5, 2022 - Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

  • December 10, 2022 - State Dairy Foods CDE, Parkland College, 2400 W Bradley Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821.  Registration 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • December 10, 2022 - State Agronomy CDE, University of Illinois, Stock Pavilion, 1402 W Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana, IL 61801.  Registration 8:00-9:30 a.m. Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • December 22 - January 3, 2023 - IL FFA Center CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

  • January 6, 2023 - American FFA Degree Mandatory Intent DUE

  • January 6, 2023 - Joint IL FFA & IAVAT Board Meeting, IL FFA Center

  • January 7, 2023 - IAVAT Section Chairs, IL FFA Center

  • January 16, 2023 - IL FFA Center CLOSED

  • January 27-28, 2023 - Ground Zero Conference, Southern Illinois University, College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901.

  • February 3-4, 2023 - Ground Zero Conference, I-Hotel & Conference Center, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820.

  • February 10-11, 2023 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters Annual Meeting and Auction, President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701.

  • February 16-17, 2023 - IACTE Conference

  • February 18, 2023 - Parent/Candidate Orientation Meeting, IL FFA Center

  • February 18, 2023 - Early Bird Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. for State Meats Evaluation & Technology CDE.  Registration will continue at regular registration rates.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • February 18, 2023 - Early Bird Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. for State Veterinary Science CDE.  Registration will continue at regular registration rates.  Please add/edit participants’ names on your registration before the CDE at www.ilaged.org (instructions above).

  • February 18, 2023 - Lesson Plans DUE for State Ag Ed CDE

  • February 18 - 25, 2023 - National FFA Week

  • March 1, 2023 - Sam Taylor Scholarships Application DUE

  • March 1, 2023 - Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters FFA Leadership Camp Scholarship Application DUE

  • March 3, 2023 - Women Changing the Face of Agriculture Conference

  • March 8, 2023 - District Proficiencies


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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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