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

* Fall 2016: Agriculture Career Day  @ Wednesday, October 5th, 2016      
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.


* 2017 FVTC FFA Career Development Event 

Friday, March 31st


2017 Fox Valley Technical College FFA Career Development Event Information

Arrangements are being completed for the 41st annual Fox Valley Technical College FFA Career Development Event. The event will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017, at Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 North Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI. The contest check-in will be from 8:00 - 8:45 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 Friday, March 17, 2017.

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 Friday, March 24, 2017 may not be accepted for competition.

Please make checks payable to: FVTC - FFA Career Development.

Mail Checks to: FVTC, Agriculture Center, 1825 North Bluemound Drive, PO Box 2277, Appleton WI 54912-2277.

Checks must be received by Friday, March 24th, 2017.

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.

NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED DURING THE EVENTS!

Please Follow these instructions:

8:00 to 8:45 AM               Please have the following Career Development Event Teams assemble at

                                           the following locations:                                                     

                                        Dairy Cattle - Teams will assemble in Room A170 (Entrance #16) by 8:45 AM.                          

                                        Buses leave at 9:00 AM. Students will be transported to Outagamie County Fairgrounds.

                                        Veterinary Science - Teams will assemble in Room C190 (Entrance # 15) by 8:45 AM. 

                                        Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Dairy Products - Teams will assemble at the FVTC D.J. Bordini Center by 8:45 AM.

                                        Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Agriculture Technologies & Mechanic Systems -- Teams will assemble at the 

                                        SMC Agriculture Center by 8:45 AM.  Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Floriculture -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center by 8:45 AM. 

                                        Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Agronomy -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center by 8:45 AM. 

                                        Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Poultry -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center by 8:45 AM.

                                        Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Nursery/Landscaping -- Teams will assemble at the SMC Agriculture Center by 8:45 AM.

                                        Contest will begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Horse Science - Teams will assemble at the J.J. Keller Transportation Center by 8:45 AM. 

                                        Buses leave at 9:00 AM. Students will be transported to TBD. 


                                          All other Career Development Event team members will be DROPPED OFF at Entrance                                          #10.  Please assemble in the FVTC Commons by 8:45 AM.  All contest begin at 9:00 AM.

                                        Livestock Judging -- Teams will assemble in FVTC Commons.

                                        Buses leave at 9:00 AM. Students will be transported to Outagamie County Fairgrounds.   

                                        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 12:00 PM      Career Development Event Contest  

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM      Food Service will be available in the FVTC Commons 

                                          Buffet Lunch and includes a (Burger or Grill Chicken Sandwich, Chips, Salad, Milk & Cookies)