*Opening Ceremony Competition will be held*

*Friday September 9th at the North Region Rally*

First rounds of the contest will be held Friday afternoon in the basement of
the Dining Hall.

Top two teams from the preliminary rounds will compete in the finals at 6:30
p.m. in the Georgia Power Building.

Attached are the script and score card that will be used by the judges in
the competition.

Please review the below items concerning the competition:

1. The official FFA Ceremony (2009-2010 Official FFA Manual)  will be used
with the six constitutional officer positions. (no additional officer parts
will be scored)

2. A teacher from the school is asked to participate and serve as the
advisor in the contest. The Advisor's part will *not* be scored.

3. Participants are not required to hold the actual position in which they
are competing, but it is recommended to use the official chapter officers
for this competition.

4. Top scoring chapters from each preliminary round will return for
competition in the championship round.

5. Students and Advisors will be allowed to watch the championship round.

6. Scoring will be based on a rubric measuring each officer's voice, stage
presence, and power of expression. The team will also receive a score for
general effect. See attached is the opening ceremony score sheet.

7. Chapters can begin to compete at 4:00 p.m. All teams must be signed and
on-site to compete no later than 5:00 p.m.

*Registration is now open for the competition.*

To register email [log in to unmask] with FFA Chapter Name and teacher name
that will be serving as advisor.

Deadline for registration Sept. 1st, 2011



*Advisor Coach*

Madison Co High School

Kay Farmer

Pepperell High

Michael Garner

Jackson Co High

Robbie Buchanan

Bowdon High

Ryan Ayers

Sonoraville High

Sara Clark

Fannin Co High

Rhonda Matthews

Franklin Co High

Cale Watkins

Franklin Co Middle

Anna Bellamy

Gladden Middle

Sarah Duckworth

Oconee Co High

Amanda Hefner

Pickens Co High

Jason Cantrell

Eastside High

Stephanie Summerlin

Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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