The Warsaw FFA Chapter is busy preparing for many upcoming events, contests, and activities. Be sure to check out their schedule below to get involved and contact an advisor or officer if you have any questions!
Quick snapshot of all the upcoming FFA Activities:
Wednesday, March 27- Leadership Practice 3-4:30 pm; Horse & Pony Judging Practice 4:30-5:45 pm; Ag Day Presenters Planning 4:30-5:30 pm; March FFA Meeting 6-7:30 pm;
Thursday, March 28- Horse & Pony Judging Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Friday, March 29- Horse & Pony Judging Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Monday, April 8- Leadership Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Tuesday, April 9- Ag Day Presenters 8 am- 3pm;
Wednesday, April 10- Ag Day Presenters and Tour Guides 8 am-3 pm; Horse & Pony Judging Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Thursday, April 11- Horse & Pony Judging Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Friday, April 12- Horse & Pony Judging Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Saturday, April 13- Area Horse & Pony CDE;
Monday, April 15- Chapter FFA Officer Applications Due by 3:15 pm;
Tuesday, April 16- Leadership Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Wednesday, April 17- Leadership Practice 3-4:30 pm;
Thursday, April 18- District Leadership Contests @ Triton HS (3-10 pm)
Monday, April 22- Officer Meeting & Spring Banquet Rehearsal 3- 5 pm;
Tuesday, April 23- FFA Officer Interviews 3:30-7 pm;
Wednesday, April 24- April FFA Meeting & FFA Officer Elections 6-7 pm; National Chapter Awards Application Due;
Thursday, April 25- Purdue World Food Prize
Friday, April 26- Purdue World Food Prize
Saturday, April 27- State Practical Forestry, Nursery/ Landscape, Floriculture, Small Engines CDEs
Monday, April 29- Spring Banquet Rehearsal in PAC 3- 5 pm;
Wednesday, May 1- State FFA Band, Chorus, & Talent Applications Due; State LDE Materials Due
Friday, May 3- Annual Spring FFA Awards Banquet 6-8:30 pm (All members must attend in Official Dress);
Monday, May 6- Officer Meeting 3-4:30 pm;
District Leadership Development contest practices are from 3-4:30 pm on Monday, March 25, Wed. March 27, Monday, April 8, Tuesday, April 16, Wed. April 17.
The District Leadership contest will take place on Thursday, April 18 after school at Triton HS. Make sure to have everything you need for your contest and that you are in Official Dress for the event. You WILL need to practice for your contest on your own time! Here is a link to all the different types of contests available. https://www.inffa.org/page.aspx?ID=299
March FFA Meeting
Mark your calendars for the March FFA Meeting THIS Wednesday, March 27 from 6-7:30 pm in the HS Ag Rooms. We will have a guest speaker and also a lot of different chips and dips to try for our snack. Hope to see you all there!
Horse and Pony Judging CDE Practice
Reminder for Horse and Pony Judging practices- make sure to put these on your schedule.
Wed. March 27 4:30-5:45 pm, Thurs. March 28 3-4:30 pm, Fri. March 29 3-4:30 pm, Wed. April 10 3-4:30 pm, Thurs. April 11 3-4:30 pm, Fri. April 12 3-4:30 pm. Area Horse and Pony CDE is currently scheduled for Sat. April 13.
Kosciusko County Ag Awareness Days
Every year our chapter assists with the Kos. County Ag Awareness Days- this year on Tuesday, April 9 and Wed. April 10. This is an invitation-only event. Those invited, permission forms are due by Wednesday, March 27. See informational emails sent earlier.
Discovery, Greenhand, & Chapter Degree Applications
Have you earned your next FFA Degree yet? Do you qualify for one? Check out the Discovery (Middle School), Greenhand (First HS Year in FFA), and Chapter (Second or more HS Year in FFA) Degree Applications attached to see if you qualify. Talk to an Advisor if you have questions. Completed applications are due before the March FFA meeting on Wed. March 27.
The state contest will be held at our very own WACC Welding Shop at Lakeview Middle School on Tuesday, April 9 from 4-9 pm. Welding team- see Mr. Paseka for practice schedule.
2019-2020 Warsaw FFA Officer Applications and Interviews
If interested in applying for an FFA Office- make sure that you and your family are able to follow through with the time commitment and being a servant leader. Dates to keep in mind: Application Due Date is Monday, April 15 by 3:15 pm; Interview Date is Tuesday, April 23 from 3:30-7 pm; Slate Announcement and Officer Elections are on Wed. April 24 from 6-7 pm; & Spring Banquet practice is on Monday, April 29 from 3-5 pm. Please see an advisor for an application.
District Officer Interview Date
If interested in applying for a District Office, see Mr. Riley. Applications will be available in April. The date for the District Officer Interviews is Tuesday, May 14.
Annual Warsaw FFA Awards Banquet
The annual awards banquet is Friday, May 3 from 6-8:30 pm. Mark your calendars and plan to attend.
Indiana FFA State Convention
FYI- The Indiana FFA State Convention is on Tuesday, June 18- Thursday, June 20 with state-only CDEs on Monday, June 17. More information will be provided in April with registration due in early May.
Community Appreciation Supper & Worker Experience Auction
Thank you to everyone that helped and made this activity a success! Make sure that if you went through the auction, to write a thank you note and to also contact your buyer to set up a time to complete your 4 hours of community service that your buyer purchased.