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  IAVAT Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors, CDE Results, ALL Past State FFA Degree Recipients, Compeer's Blue Ribbon Project  
  Mindy Bunselmeyer  6/23/2020 4:18:00 PM  
     
 

Items in this listserv:

**** Top Priority****

Illinois FFA State Convention t-shirt and button order - click here to view the original listserv message and register for these on items on the IL Ag Ed Website/Registration.  We will be selling these items through Friday, July 10, 2020.

Illinois Agricultural Education T-Shirt Fundraiser - click here to view the original listserv message.  

****NEW Information****

  1. IAVAT Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

  2. Calling ALL Past State FFA Degree Recipients 

  3. 2020 Chapter and Section Reporter Awards

  4. State Horticulture Instructions

  5. Dairy Cattle Evaluation Results

  6. Poultry Results

  7. Compeer’s Blue Ribbon Project Contest


  1. IAVAT Conference Exhibitors & Sponsors

Thanks to our long-term friends and supporters that continued to support our virtual IAVAT Conference last week!

Sponsors:

Country Financial

Illinois Farm Bureau

Nationwide

Virtual Exhibitors:

4 Seasons Fundraising - Melissa@4sns.com

AgrAbility Unlimited

All-American Associates, Inc.

Atlas Greenhouse

Florida Fruit Association

Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher

Highland Community College

Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Program

Parkland College

Realityworks

SIU College of Agricultural Sciences

  1. Calling ALL Past State FFA Degree Recipients 

Calling all past Illinois State FFA Degree or American FFA Degree recipients! We would appreciate using your accomplishment in a video for the 92nd Illinois FFA State Convention! Just fill the form below and make sure to share this with anyone else you know! Consider sharing this with a parent, grandparent, sibling, family member, friend, or a local Alumni & Supporters Member who would enjoy being a part of this! We are looking to have a wide range of years and individuals represented! If you have any questions or problems with the form, please don't hesitate to email taylorhartke4@gmail.com or sophiahortin@gmail.com. We want you to be a part of this and are more than happy to help!

https://forms.gle/2Ff5FFcJMTYnboK56

  1. 2020 Chapter and Section Reporter Awards

Congratulations to the 2020 Chapter and Section Reporter Award Winners!

Reporters will be recognized virtually, Top 10 Chapter Reporters, please click here  to upload your photos for recognition.  Section Reporters, please click here to upload your photos for recognition.  

 

Top Section Reporters - GOLD 

Chapter

Erin Kistner

Hillsboro

Chloe Hopkins

Eldorado

Kathryn Waughtel

Canton FFA



Top Ten Chapter Reporter - GOLD 

Chapter

Dennis Wollin

South Central FFA

Avery Isringhausen

Vandalia

Elizabeth Reutter

Paxton-Buckley-Loda

Libby Kincart

Edwards County

Gracie Murphy

Macomb

Ada Tappendorf

Altamont

Brooke Tompkins

Mulberry Grove FFA

Brooklyne Lussenheide

Nashville FFA Chapter

Audrey Kaufman

Unity-Mendon

Allison Wessels

Cissna Park FFA Chapter

  1. State Horticulture Instructions

A Google folder of materials has been shared with those that have already signed up for the 2020 virtual Horticulture CDE. If you did not receive materials to complete the contest, or if you register later in the week, please email jedgar@illinoisffa.org to receive contest materials.

Registration will remain open through 6/25/20 with contest submissions due by 6/26/20 11:59pm.

  1. Dairy Cattle Evaluation Results

Congratulations to all teams competing in the Illinois FFA Virtual Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career Development Event. Many thanks go out to Ms. Jessica Collins, Mrs. Lisa Oellerich, and LivestockJudging.com for coordinating this event!

10 schools, 5 teams, and 27 individuals competed in this year’s non-reasons contest.

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

 

Rank

Chapter


Score

1

Carlyle


703





Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Okawville

Nathan Lintker

253

2

Carlyle

Hayden Hoffmann

251

3

Tremont

Aaron Wagenbach

241

4

Eastland

Delana Erbsen

238

5

Tremont

Sanita Baer

236

1 school, 1 team, and 3 individuals competed in this year’s middle school division.

Congratulations to the superior team and individual that competed in this year’s contest!

 

Rank

Chapter


Score

1

Carlyle Middle School


443





Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Carlyle Middle School

Louis Baker

216

1 school and 1 individual competed in this year’s alternate division.

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

 

Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Highland

Tiffany Hediger

226

 

Click here to view full anonymous results of the contest.

  1. Poultry Results

Congratulations to all teams competing in the Illinois FFA Virtual Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event. Many thanks go out to Dr. Jason Emmert and JudgingCard.com for coordinating this event!

12 schools, 8 teams, and 43 individuals competed in this year’s contest.

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

 

Rank

Chapter


Score

1

Midland


1296

2

Canton


1152





Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Midland

Brad Weber

439

2

Midland

Keil Endress

432

3

Midland

Leah Pyles

425

4

West Central

Ravel Plate

405

5

Midland

Kate Bella

402

6

Canton

Alexa Reavley

397

7

Greenville

Jack Wall

391

8

Canton

Chloe Nelson

390

1 school and 1 individual competed in this year’s invitational contest.

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

 

Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Fisher

Dylan Zwilling

286

1 school and 2 individuals competed in this year’s out of state division.

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

 

Individual Rank

Chapter

Student

Score

1

Watertown, WI

Brandon Boyd

427

2

Watertown, WI

Caitlin Hanley

379

Full results can be found on JudgingCard.com.

  1. Compeer’s Blue Ribbon Project Contest 

As you know, Compeer is a strong supporter of agriculture youth. With many summer events being canceled, our team wanted to still be able to recognize and support the hard work of 4-H and FFA Chapters. I am pleased to share with you the Blue Ribbon Project Contest.

This contest gives members the chance to showcase their projects with a short essay and photo submission. Each submitter will get a cool t-shirt and have the chance to win a cash prize, and a donation to group important to them. Click here to see the flyer with additional information and the link for the submission process.

I hope you are excited about this opportunity for your members and will help spread the word about this program, The website is open now:

 compeer.com/BlueRibbon and the deadline to apply is August 1.

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared****

**** WORTH Sharing Again****

CONVENTION Information:

Illinois FFA Convention 

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

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:

Illinois FFA State Public Speaking LDE Results

 2020 Illinois FFA Honorary State FFA Degree Recipients

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 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.  

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:

Illinois FFA Center Hours & Updates 

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.  

Office Closings:  

  • July 3, 2020 - FFA CENTER IS CLOSED

Illinois Foundation FFA:

Illinois Foundation FFA Annual Report 

  • Click here to view the 2019 - 2020 Illinois Foundation FFA Report

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.  

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***

All calendar events are tentative and more will be added as we know more, but some can be cancelled or converted virtually as well.  

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

  • July 6 - Celebrating 5 years of John Edgar at the Illinois FFA Center

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

  • July 13, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - District 1 State & American FFA Degrees

  • July 14, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - District 2 State & American FFA Degrees

  • July 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - District 3 State & American FFA Degrees

  • July 16, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - District 4 State & American FFA Degrees

  • July 17, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - District 5 State & American FFA Degrees

  • July 19 - 22 - National FFA State Officer Summit - Virtually

  • July 22 - 24 - ICCCTSCO - Virtually

  • July 20, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - Convention Opener, Various Awards 

    • Lane Harvey, State FFA Vice-President - Retiring Address

    • Emma Freebairn, State FFA Treasurer  - Retiring Address

  • July 21, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - National Chapter Award Winners

    • Brodee McCormick, State FFA Reporter - Retiring Address

  • July 22, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - Proficiency Award Winners

    • Collin White, State FFA Secretary - Retiring Address

  • July 23, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - - CDE/LDE & Agriscience Winners

    • Gage Miller, State FFA President - Retiring Address

  • July 28 - Illinois FFA Board and IAVAT Board Joint Meeting, Illinois FFA Center

  • August 3 - Illinois FFA Center Administrative Council Meeting, Illinois FFA Center

  • August 10 - 14 - Illinois FFA State Officer Team Meeting, Illinois FFA Center, Springfield

  • August 23 - Celebrating 10 years of Patti Davis at the Illinois FFA Center

  • November 16 - Celebrating 19 years of Lori Nelson at the Illinois FFA Center


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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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