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College of Agricultural Sciences
Mail Code 4415, 1205 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
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Reminder LAST DAY for Pre-Registration SIU Livestock and Horticulture CDE

Monday, April 17, 2017

Free Clipboards for Varsity Teams


1. Prize Money For Top Teams and Individuals - $1,350

2.  No Application Fee to For Seniors who Apply to attend SIU Fall 17

3.   PRE-Registration until Monday APRIL 17th

4.  Parking

5.  Scantron Scoring - BRING PENCILS & CLIP BOARDS

6.  Free Clipboards

1.  SIU will be presenting prize money to the top three teams and top three individuals in both the Horticulture and the Livestock Judging CDE's.   The first place teams will receive $200, second place teams $150, and third place teams $100.  The team money will be paid in checks to the chapters.  The first place individuals will receive $100, second place $50 and third place $75 as gift certificates to the SIU bookstore .  The College of Agriculture at SIU will be awarding  $1350 to chapters and individuals that excel at the Livestock and Horticulture CDE's.

2. SIU Admissions will be offering a free SIU application day on Friday, April 21 during the SIU Livestock and Horticulture Judging Contest.  Free application is available for Summer or Fall 2017 admittance only and must be submitted on site at the contest.  Any questions contact Peter Dirks at pdirks@siu.edu

3. Livestock, Horticulture - Registration

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Pre-Registration Deadline: April 17, 2017

Livestock:

Location: Bull Test Barn (654 Rowden Road; Carbondale, IL 62901)

Pre-Registration Cost: $15/team

On-Site Registration Cost: $25/team

Registration: 8-8:45am

Contest Start: 9am

This year the varisity event will be held first with the junior varisty event held after the varsity is completed.  You may register your school for the JV, varisty, or both here.

Teams will consist of 5 members with the top 3 scores counting towards the team score.

Each school is limited to one varsity team.

Click here to register a team in the SIU Invitational Varsity Livestock Judging CDE.

Click here to register a team in the SIU Junior Varsity Livestock Judging CDE.

A school may enter multiple junior varsity teams in each division.

Students will be judging cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats.

 

Horticulture:

Location: Agriculture Building (1205 Lincoln Drive; Carbondale, IL 62901)

Pre-Registration Cost: $15/team

On-Site Registration Cost: $25/team

Registration: 7:30-8:15am

Contest Start: 8:15am

Teams will consist of 5 members with the top 4 scores counting towards the team score.

Each school is limited to one varsity team in this division.

Click here to register a varsity team in the SIU Invitational Horticulture CDE.

Each school may enter multiple junior varsity teams in this division. Junior Varsity is limited to Freshman-Juniors.

Click here to register a junior varsity team in the SIU Invitational Horticulture CDE.

4. Parking

Parking for buses will be at the SIU's service center the address is 2800 Union Road Carbondale.  Vans will be shuttling drivers.

5.  Scoring

Scoring of the events will be done by scantron.  We will be using the Judgingcard.com system that the IAVAT currently uses.  On the IAVAT website under CDE's are some information and sample judging cards you might use to prepare and learn more about this system.  I would suggest getting plenty of pencils.

6.  SIU will be giving all the varsity participants a clipboard.

 

We look forward to seeing you on campus again soon! Hope you're enjoying the warmer weather!

 

Howard K. Heavner
SIU Agriculture Education Instructor
SIU Collegiate FFA Advisor
SIU College of Agricultural Sciences
Mail Code 4415
1205 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
P: 618/719-1778


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