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  Reminder - State Forestry Early Bird Registration Closes 9/16  
  Sean Welch  9/13/2023 8:00:00 AM  

REMINDER - State Forestry CDE Early Bird Registration - Closes 9/16


Early Bird Registration for the State Forestry CDE closes this Saturday, September 16th, at 11:59 pm. Below is the information that was previously shared for the State Forestry CDE. The State Forestry CDE is September 30th at SIU Carbondale. 

State Forestry CDE

Site/Time:  SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901 & Starts at 10:00 a.m. (Registration starts 2 hours before the contest and ends 30 minutes before the CDE begins.)

Registration Details:  

  • Early Bird Registration ends Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.  Regular Rate begins on Sunday, September 17, 2023, and continues through the late morning of the event.

  • Please enter the students’ names into the registration form as soon as possible and definitely before the contest.

  • The maximum number on a team is 5 students.  The alternate division is no limit of students.

  • If your students are not on the roster yet, please email their names to

  • Special Needs Accommodations Form - please email to by Friday, September 15, 2023.

  • Submitted Registrations Changes:  If your registration is submitted and the registration has not closed, please email with your changes/if unable to attend, or to unsubmit your registration to fix it yourself.   

  • Trading Post - The Trading Post can be used for CDEs after the registration closes or if you are unable to attend the CDE.  Please be sure to pay the school that you buy the registration spot(s) from, and the original school will pay the IAVAT.  Note:  If you are a Non-IAVAT Member, you will need to pay the difference to the IAVAT.  Please email with your student(s) names.

  • Non-Competing current middle/high school observers will NOT be permitted to attend the contest.

Payment Questions:  Contact Tammy Mullins at, (217) 753-3328 Ext. 103

More information can be found in the attachments below. Any additional questions can be sent to

Sean Welch
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: --
Address: 3221 Northfield Dr. , Springfield , IL 62702
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