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Sr. Farm Skills
Students participating in the Sr. Farm Skills Contest can be any high school FFA Member.

A team of 3-5 members performs an actual demonstration of an agricultural skill including anything in the Agricultural Science and Technology curriculum using effective public speaking and communication methods.

The following is a list of the Texas FFA rules regarding the contest.


1. The team shall consist of no less than three nor more than five members.

 

2. The actual demonstration including preparation and clean-up shall not consume less than 10 nor more than 20 minutes. (Penalty for violation shall be 10 points per minute or major fraction thereof.) A major fraction of a minute is defined as "31 seconds."

 

3. The team is to perform an actual demonstration of an agricultural skill including anything in the Agricultural Science and Technology curriculum. Skills taught as part of the Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resources TEKS shall be judged to be practical.

 

4. All necessary preliminary preparation, such as heating water, may be made before the team starts performing.

 

5. The team will start with a clean area. All equipment and supplies will be set up and

removed, and the area cleaned, within the 20-minute period.

 

6. Electronic devices may be used to during the presentation. Judges should not discriminate against teams that do not use electronic devices during the presentation. The presentations should be designed to be viewed by the judges.

 

7. No picture taking or videotaping of events shall be permitted.

 

 

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