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Regional / State Evaluations

2019 FFA Evaluation Letter new – The FFA Evaluation letter contains procedural information for the Pre-Evaluation, Regional and State evaluations.

2019 Regional Evaluations
Region 1 (Dist 1/4)-Feb 6, Heidelberg College
Region 2 (Dist 2/3)-Feb 1, Lorain Co JVS
Region 3 (Dist 6/7)-Feb 4, FFA Center
Region 4 (Dist 5/9)-Jan 31, Central State Univ
Region 5 (Dist 8/10)-Feb 5, FFA Center

American FFA Degree
The American FFA Degree is the highest level that can be achieved as an FFA member. Attaining the American FFA Degree requires a solid commitment to agriculture and FFA.

2019 Ohio American Degree Checksheet
2019 Star Battery Checksheet

National Chapter Award
The National Chapter Award program recognizes FFA chapters that successfully complete an annual Program of Activities (POA), which includes a series of activities designed to encourage its members to grow as individuals, to work as part of a team and to serve others. The POA is built around three major areas called divisions. Divisions focus on the types of activities a chapter conducts. The three divisions include: Growing LeadersBuilding Communities and Strengthening Agriculture. Recognition is available at the state and national levels.

2017-2021 Application Structure
2017-2021 Online Application Instructions
2017-2021 Handbook

2017-2021 Ohio’s National Chapter Checksheet
National Chapter State Convention Interview Rubric

State Evaluations
State/American – Feb 21, 2019
Proficiency – Feb 22-Feb 23, 2019
National Chapter – Mar 15, 2019

Proficiency Awards
The Agricultural Proficiency Awards program like the FFA motto, helps you set goals and learn practical skills. The program rewards FFA members at the local, state and national levels for exceptional accomplishments and excellence in a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program.

Ohio Proficiency Award Checksheets
Agriscience Research for 2019
Combination for 2019
Entrepreneurship for 2019
Placement for 2019

Proficiency Award Applications
Accounting Award (included in AET for 2019)
Organic Ag Award (included in AET for 2019)
Proficiency Handbook
Proficiency Award Areas for 2019
Proficiency Award Descriptions for 2019
Proficiency Award Minimum Standards for 2019
Rubric for Convention Proficiency Interviews

Record Book Resources
Agricultural Experience Tracker (AET)
SAE Experience Record Book Evaluation
SAE Experience Record Book Evaluation-Per Year
Record Book Check Sheets
Record Book Analysis Pages – attach to the back of the Plant & Animal Record Books
Qualify Check Sheet – developed by Dan Shell & Mark Wilburn, Blanchester

Officer Books
Secretary Rubrics 2019-2022 Updated 3.2019
Treasurer Rubrics 2019-2022 Updated 3.2019
Reporter Rubrics 2019-2022 Updated 3.2019
Secretary Book Resource Guide New
Treasurer Book Resource Guide New
Reporter Book Resource Guide New
Secretary’s Book
Treasurer’s Book (pdf) (xls)
Reporter’s Book Tutorial

State FFA Degree
The State FFA Degree is the second highest level that can be achieved as an FFA member. This step in the FFA Degree system encourages students to grow and achieve personally toward establishing themselves in an agricultural career.

State Degree Minimum Standards 2019-2021 NEW
CDE State Degree Qualification Chart 2019-21UPDATED
Activities Above Chapter Level Guide 2016-19
2019 Star Battery Checksheet
Star Farmer/Bus/Place Battery Rubrics
Star Agriscience Battery Rubrics
Community Service Page (xls) (pdf)
Content Standard Statements
Validated Careers
SAE Guidelines

Honorary State and American FFA Degree 
The Ohio FFA Association bestows these awards for adults each year at state convention. These awards are given to exceptional teachers, individuals and companies who have demonstrated continued success and support of the FFA and/or agricultural education. The recipients are invited to participate in an award ceremony and to receive recognition onstage at the state convention. Honorary State due to Ohio FFA by February 22 and Honorary American due June 1 and must be done online at www.ffa.org. Please note that Honorary American Degree recipients must have received the Honorary State Degree.

Honorary State FFA Degree (Teachers) is for educators that inspire and motivate their students to strive for success.
Honorary State FFA Degree (Non-Teacher) in order to receive this award, an individual must have provided exceptional service to agriculture, agricultural education, or the FFA.
Honorary American FFA Degree Award