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FVTC will now be offering two Career Development Events for High School agriculture education students and FFA members.


Fall 2015: Agriculture Career Day. Fall 2015 Date TBD.     
Students registered for hands-on experiences in: Agri-Business & Farm Operations Agronomy, Agri-Business & Farm Operations Dairy, Agricultural Power Equipment, Horticulture and Landscape, Outdoor Power Equipment, and Precision Agriculture.  The following link will take you to all Event Information.


Spring 2015: FVTC FFACareer Development Event for 2015 is set for Friday, March 27, 2015. 

2015 Fox Valley Technical College FFA Career Development Event

Arrangements are being completed for the 39th annual Fox Valley Technical College FFA Career Development Event. The event will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015, at Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 North Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI. The contest check-in will be from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at contest location or inside door #10.

The Fox Valley Technical College FFA Career Development Event will offer thirteen CDE opportunities for your judging team to practice or qualify for state events. The following contests are qualifying events for the Wisconsin FFA Career Development Event: Agricultural Mechanics, Dairy Cattle, Floriculture, Horse Science, Livestock Judging, Vet Science and Wildlife. The following link will take you to all Event Information.

We are asking that all entry/registration forms be submitted by 4:00 pm, Monday, March 23, 2015.

Please print out your needed contest information, entry/registration forms and FVTC Campus/Building maps.

Note: The entry fee this year will be $25.00 for each CDE team. Entries received after 4:00 pm, Monday, March 23, 2015, will not be accepted for competition.

Please make checks payable to: FVTC - FFA Career Development. Please send checks to: FVTC, Agriculture Center, 1825 North Bluemound Drive, PO Box 2277, Appleton WI 54912-2277. Checks must be received by Wednseday, March 25, 2015.

Reminder: Please check FVTC "Contest Committee List" for your CDE Committee Assignment. If you have not been assigned, please contact Randy Tenpas at 920-735-5673. If you choose not to help, you will be assessed a $50.00 Chapter Fee.

Teachers resgistering CDE particpants who are eligible for special needs accommodations must contact Randy Tenpas to request the accommodations.  The earlier requests are made, the better the chances are of being able to provide the specific accommodation.

THERE WILL BE NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED DURING THE EVENTS!

Please Follow these instructions:

8:00 to 9:00 AM           Please have the following Career Development Event Teams                                                                                                    at the following locations:                                                          

                                      Dairy Cattle -- Teams will assemble in Room A170 (Enter Door #16) by 9:00 AM                                         Note: Students will be transported to Outagamie County Fairgrounds.

                                Veterinary Science - Teams will assemble in Room C190 (Enter Door # 15) by 9:00 AM 

                                        Dairy Products -- Teams will assemble at the FVTC D.J. Bordini Center  by 9:00 AM

                                Agriculture Technologies & Mechanic Systems -- Teams will assemble at the
                                     SMC Agriculture Center by 9:00 AM

                                Floriculture -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center by 9:00 AM

                                Agronomy -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center by 9:00 AM

                                Poultry -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center  by 9:00 AM

                                Nursery/Landscaping -- Teams will assemble in the SMC Agriculture Center by 9:00 AM

                                Horse Science -- Teams will assemble at the Transportation Center in Room T178
                                (Inspection Safety Bay) by 9:00 AM.  Students will be transported to Vinland Stables. 

                                   All other Career Development Event team members will be DROPPED OFF at FVTC Entrance #10.

                                Livestock Judging -- Teams will assemble in FVTC Commons or room F108. Students will be
                                transported to Outagamie County Fairgrounds Arena in Seymour  

                                Forestry -- Teams will assemble in the FVTC Commons 

                                Farm Business Management -- Teams will assemble in the FVTC Commons

                                Wildlife - Teams will assemble in the FVTC Commons 

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM    Career Development Event Contest  

10:30 AM to 1:00 PM      Food Service will be available in the Cafeteria