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Convention Tip of the Day- Ag Communications Summit, LDE information for State Convention

Friday, May 11, 2018

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Items in this Listserv: 

1.) Convention Tip of the Day- Ag Communications Summit

2.) Convention CDE/LDE times and locations

 

1.) CONVENTION TIP of the DAY for Friday, May 11th!

Ag Communications Summit

Do you know an FFA Member that was recently elected chapter reporter, going to major in Agriculture Communications or someone who is interested in learning tips on how to be a better communicator? Encourage them to attend the Ag Communications Summitt on Monday, June 11th at the Wyndham Hotel. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the Summitt will start at 9:30 a.m. It will have a different setup and sessions this year, which include: Being an Advocate for Agriculture, Radio, Convention Hall Tour/Photography, Social Media, and Print/Communicating with your local media. A complete Schedule is Attached. 

 Click here to sign up your students. 

 

2.) Convention CDE's/LDE's Locations & Times 

The following Career/Leadership Development Events will be held during Illinois FFA State Convention on June 11-12, 2018:

Parliamentary Procedure and Novice Parliamentary Procedure
Date: Monday, June 11, 2018
Location: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel (701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701)
Cost: None
District results are due to the Illinois FFA Center from District FFA Directors by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Once all results are in and verified, emails will be sent to eligible schools with further information and a link to select a preferred presentation time.

 

Ag Issues
Date: Monday, June 11, 2018
Location: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel (701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701)
IAVAT Member Cost: $75/team
IAVAT Non-Member Cost: $300/team
District results are due to the Illinois FFA Center from District IAVAT Directors by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Once all results are in and verified, emails will be sent to eligible schools with further information and a link to select a preferred presentation time.
 
Please send Portfolios by June 1 to 
Dr. Andy Baker
1 University Circle
145 Knoblauch Hall
Macomb, IL 61455
 

Public Speaking (Prepared, Extemporaneous, and Creed)

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Location: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel (701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701)

Cost: None

District results are due to the Illinois FFA Center from District FFA Directors by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Once all results are in and verified, emails will be sent to eligible schools with further information and a link to select a preferred presentation time.

Please send prepared speech manuscripts by June 1 to intern@illinoisffa.org

 

Conduct of Chapter Meetings
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Location: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel (701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701)
Cost: None
District results are due to the Illinois FFA Center from District FFA Directors by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Once all results are in and verified, emails will be sent to eligible schools with further information and a link to select a preferred presentation time.
 
Job Interview
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Location: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel (701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701)
IAVAT Member Cost: $12/individual
IAVAT Non-Member Cost: $48/individual
District results are due to the Illinois FFA Center from District IAVAT Directors by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Once all results are in and verified, emails will be sent to eligible schools with further information and a link to select a preferred presentation time.
 
Please send Resumes and Cover Letters by June 1 to 
Dr. Andy Baker
1 University Circle
145 Knoblauch Hall
Macomb, IL 61455

 

Ag Communications
*New this year-Ag Communications is a 2-day event! 
 
Dates, Times, & Locations: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 
@ Lincoln Land Community College Menard Hall (5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703)
Check-In, Press Conference, Practicums, and Exams 3-7 p.m.
 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 
Team presentations and media plan judging assigned presentation times starting @ 8:30 am
 Early Bird (prior to 5-29-18) Full (after 5-28-18)
IAVAT member $12/student $20/student
Non-member $48/student $80/student
Click here to register for the 2018 Ag Communications CDE. The state contest (including practicum rotation/themes) will follow National FFA rules for the event (found here).
Please send Media Plans by June 4 to Dr. Richard Steffen, Campus Box 5020, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-5020
Or Fax: c/o Richard Steffen at   (309) 438-5653

Special Note: Both Mac and PC computer labs will be used for this event. Video Producer participants will be in a Mac lab with Adobe Premiere Pro software. Web Design participants will be in the same Mac lab using WordPress online. Journalistic Writers and Opinion Writers will be in a PC lab using Microsoft Word. Please prepare accordingly.

 



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