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  Mindy Bunselmeyer  6/10/2020 5:39:00 PM  
     
 

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****TOP PRIORITY**** 

NOW is your LAST CHANCE to upload photos for convention recognition:

  • State & American FFA Degrees

    Click here to submit photos of degree recipients in Official Dress and with their SAEs no later than June 15, 2020.
  • National Chapter Award Winners

    • Please click here to submit those photos no later than June 15, 2020.

Illinois FFA Virtual Convention - Live Streaming Link

  • NOTICE:  The Introduction of the Session Chair/s takes place at 6:00 p.m. and the actual session takes place at 7:00 p.m. every evening we are premiering the 92nd Annual Illinois FFA Convention Sessions.  Some days we will also premier convention promos during the day, but ALL session content with the exception of the Elections tomorrow night at 5:00 p.m. are set to Premier at 7:00 p.m.  

  • Click here to view the Virtual Convention Agenda 

****NEW Information****

  1. FY21 Section Fair Contract Instructions

  2. State Ag Business CDE Results 

  3. State Job Interview LDE Results

  4. State Ag Communications CDE Results

  5. State Livestock CDE Results


  1. FY21 Section Fair Contract Instructions

Fiscal Year - July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

All schools need to complete this section fair contract whether you plan to participate in a section fair or not.  

  1. Deadline is 30 days from the date of release or prior to the first section fair of the new fiscal year, whichever comes first.

  2. Page 1:

    1. Teacher’s Name & Section Number

  3. Page 3, Question #17:

    1. Complete Teacher’s Name & FFA Chapter’s Name

    2. Complete the EIN # - This is a 9 digit number that begins with 2 numbers and then has a dash.  Ex.  37-0000000 (This number does not begin with an E.)

    3. Complete Entity Type

  4. Both the Teacher & Administrator must sign & date the contract.

  5. Upload all 3 pages to https://www.ilaged.org

    1. Sign-In, click IL AgEd Online, under Dashboard/Ag Ed Fair System, Click Chapter Contracts.

    2. Browse your system for your PDF File to upload.  It will take a few seconds to upload the contract.  Once that is done, click Upload Contract to finish the process.

  6. If you have any questions or issues with uploading the fair contract, please email Patti Davis at pdavis@illinoisffa.org.  Patti is currently working from home during the Phase 3 Illinois FFA Center staffing schedule. If you are having issues, please send her an email with your phone number and she’ll call you back.

  7. Click here to view, download, complete, and upload your FY21 section fair contract.

  1. State Ag Business CDE Results 

Congratulations to all teams competing in the Illinois FFA Virtual Ag Business Management Career Development Event. Many thanks go out to our event sponsor, Cargill, and to Mr. Jess Smithers from Richland Community College for creating this year’s exam!

8 schools, 5 teams, and 27 individuals competed in this year’s contest.

Congratulations to the superior team and individuals that competed in this year's contest!


Team Rank

Chapter


Score

1

Olney


568





Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Olney FFA

Lance Mitchell

199

2

Olney FFA

Travis Wilke

192

3

Normal FFA

Adam Sohn

181

4

Olney

Nick Baker

177

5

Edwards County

Rylan Robb

165



Click here to view full anonymous results of the contest.

 

  1. State Job Interview LDE Results

Congratulations to all individuals competing in the Illinois FFA Virtual Job Interview Leadership Development Event. Many thanks go out to Dr. Andrew Baker, WIU faculty, staff, and students, and all of our judges for conducting an outstanding event!

19 individuals competed in this year’s contest.

Congratulations to the superior individuals that competed in this year’s contest!


Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Cambridge

Bradleigh Schaefer

962.7

2

St. Joseph-Ogden

Mallory Ames

953.7

3

Cisne FFA

Bailey Lewis

945.7

4

Galesburg

Emma Hawkinson

944.7


Click here to view full anonymous results of the contest.


  1. State Ag Communications CDE Results

Congratulations to all teams competing in the Illinois FFA Virtual Ag Communications Career Development Event. Many thanks go out to Dr. Lucas Maxwell along with ISU students, faculty, staff, and judges for conducting an exceptional event!

2 schools, 1 team, and 7 individuals competed in this year’s contest.

Congratulations to the superior team and individuals that competed in this year's contest!


Team Rank

Chapter


Score

1

Midland


690






Chapter

Student

Score

Top Individual in Journalistic Writing

Midland

Keil Endress

78

Top Individual in Opinion Writing

Midland

Leah Pyles

88

Top Individual in Video Production

Midland

Ryker Ewing

74

Top Individual in 

Web Design

Pontiac

Sam Johns

88


Click here to view full anonymous results of the contest.


  1. State Livestock CDE Results

Congratulations to all teams competing in the Illinois FFA Virtual Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event. Many thanks go out to Jessica Collins, Craig Benoit, Craig Beckmier, Dan Shike, David Amman, Jordan Rauch, Logan Van Allen, Adrian Austin, Lee Rinker, the 2020 UIUC Livestock Judging Team, and LivestockJudging.com for conducting exceptional events!

Please note that results below may vary slightly from what is posted on LivestockJudging.com due to following our Illinois contest rules and tie-breakers for the event.

12 schools, 5 teams, and 31 individuals competed in this year’s Reasons contest.

Congratulations to the superior team and individuals that competed in this year's contest!


Team Rank

Chapter



Score

1

Taylorville



1542






Individual Rank

Chapter

Student


Score

1

Taylorville

Eric 

Schafer

524

2

Taylorville

Lizzie 

Schafer

515

3

Prairie Central

Ty

Drach

514

4

Taylorville

Layne

Lebshier

503

5

Normal-West

Lauren

Mohr

500

6

Normal-West

Chloe

Boitnott

496


33 schools, 19 teams, and 95 individuals competed in this year’s Non-Reasons contest.

Congratulations to the superior team and individuals that competed in this year's contest!


Team Rank

Chapter



Score

1

United



1071

2

West Central



1049

3

West Prairie



1036

4

North Clay



1033






Individual Rank

Chapter

Student


Score

1

United

Trace

Titus

366

2

United

Kaylynn

Hennenfent

362

3

Mercer County

Sheridan

Hank

360

4

West Prairie

McLain

Engnell

355

5

West Central

Spencer

Jack

354

6

North Clay

Paige 

Van Dyke

352

7

Farmington

Anna

Webel

349

8

West Prairie

Braydon

DeCounter

348

9

West Central

Dexter

Ricketts

348

10

Clinton

Isabelle 

Arnold 

347


4 schools and 4 individuals competed in this year’s Alternate contest.

Congratulations to the superior individual that competed in this year's contest!


Individual Rank

Chapter

Student


Score

1

United

Tyler

Barrington

312


Click here to view officials from the Livestock contest.

Click here to view full anonymous results from the contest.

Thanks again to everyone who helped to make these events a success!

 **** PREVIOUS Information Shared****

**** WORTH Sharing Again****

CONVENTION Information:

Illinois FFA Convention - 1st Business Session - Proposed Constitutional Amendment

  • Click here to view the Virtual Convention Agenda 

  • Elections

    • Conducted virtually on Thursday, June 11, 2020.  

    •  Candidates for 2020 -2021 Illinois FFA Major State Officer 

IAVAT:

Virtual CDE Registrations

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

IAVAT Service Awards

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

IAVAT Virtual Trivia Night information

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

IAVAT Conference Timeline

  • Click here to view the most recent listserv with the conference plans

IAVAT Conference and CDE Updates

  • Click here to view the most recent listserv with these updates

IAVAT Board Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv with CDE Updates

Virtual Contest Opportunities

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Membership Memos

  • Please complete this form if you would like to notify the Illinois FFA Center about an event in the lives of someone in our FFA Family. 

2020 - 2021 Illinois FFA CDE Schedule 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

IACCAI:  

  • Officers - Jeff Landers, JJC - President, Brian Clement, College of Dupage - Vice President, Doug Robb, WVCC - Treasurer, Jess Smithers, Richland - Secretary, Pete Fandel, ICC - Past President

  • 2020 Conference = October 8-9, 2020 in Joliet

PAS: 

  • Recent name change from Post-Secondary Ag Students to Professional Ag Students

  • Officers - President - Gwen Heimerdinger, 1st Vice-President - Ryan Reeverts, 2nd Vice-President - Rob Janssen, 3rd Vice-President - Mazi Walker

Illinois FFA:

 2020 Illinois FFA Honorary State FFA Degree Recipients

Census Grant - Click here for Census Contract Info 

State Proficiency Winners

Gratitude Time -  Click here for a google form where you can send a "Note of Thanks" card to anyone who has impacted your life! 

Operation Rising Sun

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA State FFA Degree Approved Candidates

  • Click here to view the list of 2020 Illinois FFA State FFA Degree Approved Candidates

2020 Illinois FFA American FFA Degree Illinois Approved Candidates

  • Click here to view the list of 2020 Illinois FFA Candidates to be recommended for the American FFA Degree

Cards Vs. Cubs, Saturday, September 12, 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

January 2020 Newsletter

  • Click here to view the latest Winter Edition Illinois Association FFA Newsletter 

Illinois FFA Convention - 1st Business Session - Proposed Constitutional Amendment

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center. 

Eldon Witt Scholarship Application - DUE May 15

Illinois FFA Board Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Winter 2019 Illinois FFA Newsletter

  • Click here to view the 2019 Winter Illinois FFA Newsletter

Fall 2019 Illinois FFA Newsletter

  • Click here to view the 2019 Fall Illinois FFA Newsletter  

Trading Post for 2019 - 2020

Lock Box Practicums and Activities

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

FFA Board August Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

 2020 Illinois FFA State Convention Hotel Block Open

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters:

Illinois FFA Alumni & Supporters Raffle postponed and Scholarship updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni Annual Meeting & Auction Update 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni Auction - Chapter Baskets

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Center:

WE ARE OPEN - However, all staff will be in the office on a rotational basis keeping our number of those gathered in one set location under 10 through Phase 3 protocol.  We thank you for your continued patience as we work through this schedule and are staffed on a limited basis.  

Celebrate our Staff - Tammy Yard, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since April 30, 2007

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Center Survey

  • PLEASE Click here to complete a survey that will provide guidance and direction for the Illinois FFA Center and State Staff.

Ag Ed/FFA State Chats

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

John Edgar Named SIUC College of Ag Outstanding Early Career Alumni

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Interns for Summer 2020 & Bill Johnson Legislative Intern

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA:

Illinois Foundation FFA April Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA March 13, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA February 14, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA January 28, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA January Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA December Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA November Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2019 - 2020 Local Collection Drive Kickoff Listserv 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2018 - 2019 Illinois Foundation FFA Report 

Industry Friends of agricultural education posts:

Illinois Corn Marketing Boards Supports Your Local Chapter

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2020 GROWMARK Essay Contest Results

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

National FFA:

National FFA Updates

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***

  • June 10 - Stars Over Illinois FFA - Presented Virtually TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m.

  • June 11 - Virtual Elections of the 2020-2021 Illinois FFA State Officer Team

  • June 15 - IAVAT Board Meeting & Section Chairs Meeting

  • June 16 - Illinois FFA State Public Speaking LDE - virtually 

  • June 16 - 18 - IAVAT Conference

  • July 3 - FFA Center Closed - 4th of July HOLIDAY

  • July 13 - 17 - Virtual Presentation of Illinois FFA State Degrees

  • July 20 - 23 - Illinois FFA Virtual State Convention


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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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