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FFA Quiz Bowl

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What year did the National FFA begin?
1928
What year did the Wisconsin FFA begin?
1929
What year were girls allowed to join FFA?
1969
What year was the FFA Creed adopted?
1930
Who is the state FFA Honors Band Director?
Monte Dunham of Westby
How many Proficiency Award areas are at the State level?
51
How many Proficiency Award areas are at the National level?
49
Which Proficiency award areas does Wisconsin have that is not recognized at the National level?
Food Service and Organic Agriculture
Who is the State FFA Honors Chorus Director?
Peter Engh of Westby
When was the first national FFA Band at the national convention?
1947
Who is the National FFA Band Director?
Spencer White
Who is the National FFA Chorus Director?
Patti LaJoye
At which National FFA Conventions were the FFA Creed Revised?
38th & 63rd
What is the name of the Wisconsin FFA leadership conference held in January to help members focus on the second half of the school year and their FFA chapters activities?
Half-Time Leadership Conference
What are the 4 types of SAE?
Entrepreneurship
Placement
Agriscience
Exploretory
Who is the National FFA Alumni Executive Director?
Josh Rusk
What is the original name of the FFA-New Horizons?
The Future Farmer Magazine
What year were the 7th & 8th graders allowed to join FFA?
1988
What does WAAE mean?
Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators
The National FFA Executive Secretary is..
Sherene Donaldson
To the nearest hundred how many FFA members are there in Wisconsin?
20,700
State FFA Degree applications are due to the Wisconsin FFA Center by what date?
February 6th
What is the National FFA membership to the nearest 1,000?
653,000
What does P.O.A. stand for?
Program of Activities
Who was the first female FFA President in Wisconsin?
Amber Vickers
Who was the first American Star Agribusinessman?
Ken Dunagan
What year did Puerto Rico join the FFA organization?
1932
Who was the first Star Farmer of America?
Carlton Patton
In what month are the State FFA Career Development Events held?
April
In what year was the magazine name changed to FFA New Horizons?
1989
What year was Public Law 740 passed?
1950
Where is the National FFA Foundation located?
Indianapolis, In.
How many voting delegates from each chapter can be sent to the State FFA Convention?
Two
What year was the Wisconsin FFA Center established?
1992
How much are National FFA dues per member?
$7
In what month is the Wisconsin FFA Convention held?
June
In what month is the National FFA Convention held?
October
How many dollars of each Wisconsin FFA members dues goes to support the Wisconsin FFA Center?
$3
How many delegates attended the first National FFA Convention?
33
Who is the National FFA Advisor?
Steve Brown
What is the highest degree that a non-member of the FFA can earn?
Honorary American FFA Degree
Alaska became the last state to join the National FFA Organization. What year did this occur?
1976
Where is the State FFA Foundation located?
Madison
What FFA program allows members to teach elementary students about where their food and fiber comes from?
Food For America
What year did the New Farmers of America begin?
1935
Who is the 2015-2016 WI FFA Alumni President?
Dan Follendorf
Who is the Wisconsin FFA Alumni Executive Director?
Cheryl Steinbach
What year did the FFA change it's name to FFA organization?
1988
Who is the Wisconsin FFA Executive Director?
Cheryl Zimmerman
During an FFA meeting, which officer sits directly across the room from the advisor?
Treasurer
Two taps of the gavel means to..
Call meeting to order
During an FFA meeting, which officer sits directly across the room from the secretary?
Reporter
What are the official FFA colors?
National Blue and Corn Gold
What does PALS stand for?
Partners in Active Learning Suppoprt
What is the Official Salute of the FFA organization?
Pledge of
Allegiance
What officer is stationed by the door and is the shield of friendship?
Sentinel
The Chapter FFA degree is represented by a silver pin, What is the American FFA degree represented with?
Gold Key
The Greenhand Degree is represented by a bronze pin, what is the state FFA degree represented with?
Gold Charm
How many constitutional officers does the National FFA recognize?
6
What year did the Merger of New Farmers of America and Future Farmers of America occur?
1965
Which state has the largest FFA membership?
Texas
Which state has the largest FFA Alumni membership in the nation?
Missouri
What does SAE stand for?
Supervised Agricultural Experience
How may state vice-presidents does the Wisconsin FFA Association have?
5
How many sections make up the Wisconsin FFA organization?
10
Besides FFA, what are the words on the FFA emblem?
Agricultural Education
What does NFA stand for?
New Farmers of America
What year was the official FFA creed adopted?
1930
What does EDGE stand for?
Experiencing Discovery Growth and Excellence
This CDE is for FFA members in 7,8,9 grade. It's your chance to prove your ability to present the FFA creed from memory and to answer questions about its meaning and purpose.
Creed Speaking
What state was the first to recieve an FFA Chapter?
Virginia
Name the four regions that make up the National FFA Organization?
Central Eastern Southern Western
How many words are in the FFA motto?
12
What year did the National FFA supply service begin operation?
1948
What degree must you have in order to become a state FFA Officer?
State FFA Degree
What chapter in Wisconsin has the highest number of members?
Pulaski
List 4 types of FFA membership.
Active, Alumni, Collegiate, Honorary
What year were girls admitted into the FFA?
1969
How many regions make up the National FFA Organization?
4
Who is the Wisconsin FFA Foundation Executive Director?
John Hromyak
How many members is the maximum for a team in the Junior High Quiz Bowl Contest?
5
What leadership conferences are conducted in 10 locations by the Wisconsin State FFA Officers during the fall to help train FFA officers and other members for their duties and activities throughout the school year?
Sectional Leadership Workshop
What is the name of the Wisconsin FFA Camp in Boulder Junction?
Jag Lake
What officer is designated to run a meeting when the president is unable to?
Vice-President
What is the Wisconsin FFA Theme for 2016-2017?
Small Acts Big Impact
How many official delegates represent Wisconsin at the National FFA Convention and participate in the actual business session of the convention?
14
Who was the first National FFA President?
Leslie Applegate
FFA membership rosters are due to the state by what date?
December 1st
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the Parliamentarian?
Roberts Rules of order
What is the National FFA Theme for 2016-2017?
Transform-Purpose to Action
Who developed the FFA jacket?
Gus Lintner
Which FFA Degree must you have at least 25 hours of community service?
State FFA Degree
Who was the first African American National FFA President?
Corey Flourney
What year was Carlton Patton named as the first Star Farmer of America?
1929
The FFA Mission statement includes Personal Growth, Career Success and what third part?
Premiere Leadership
What year did the Smith-Hughes Act pass?
1917
What year was the first American Star in Agriscience and American Star in Agricultural Placement recognized?
2001
What speaking contest allows you to sit down with several other FFA members and try to find a solution to a selected topic presented by a moderator?
Discussion Meet
If you were going to present a Prepared Public Speech at a contest, how many minutes long should it be?
6-8
Which speaking contest do you have 30 minutes to prepare a speech that is 4-6 minutes in length?
Extemporaneous Speaking Contest
How many official delegates conduct the business at the National FFA Convention each year?
475
Which FFA leadership conference is sponsored by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau?
Farm Forum
What were the colors of the NFA?
Black and Gold
In what year did the National FFA Convention move to Indianapolis, In.?
2006
How much is the chapter affiliation fee that each chapter pays to support the Wisconsin FFA Center?
$350
The Wisconsin FFA Alumni was started in what year?
1972
Where is the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction located?
Madison, Wi.
What does FIRE stand for as in FIRE Conference?
Foundations In Reaching Excellence
In what year was the first Star Agribusinessman announced?
1969
Who is the WAAE Executive Director?
Nicole Nelson
Who is the National FFA Chief Operating Officer?
Josh Bledsoe
Which leadership conference takes students full circle in chapter leadership development and it replaced ALD?
360 degree conference
Which leadership conference held in the fall and spring will focus on taking students to the boiling point of leadership and replaced the MFE Conference?
212 degree conference
What did the NFA emblem consist of?
bowl of cotton
Who was the first National FFA President from Wisconsin?
Ivan Kindschi
What year were the 7th and 8th graders allowed to join FFA?
1988
Who is the President of the WAAE?
Kevin Hoffman
What FFA Award program is based on what a chapter does in Growing Leaders, Building Communities, and Strengthening Agriculture?
National Chapter Program
Who was the first female National FFA President?
Jan Eberle
Who was the first female named as American Star Farmer?
Karlene Lindow
Who is the Father of the FFA?
Henry Groseclose
What is the third line of the FFA motto?
Earning to Live
What is the fourth line of the FFA motto?
Living to Serve
What is the first line of FFA motto?
Learning to Do
Who wrote the FFA Motto?
C.H. Lane
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the President?
Rising sun
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the Vice-President?
Plow
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the Secretary?
Ear of corn
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the Treasurer?
Emblem of Washington
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the Reporter?
The American Flag
Which piece of paraphenalia represents the Sentinel?
Shield of Friendship
On the FFA emblem what does the rising sun represent?
Progress
On the FFA emblem what does the Eagle represent?
Freedom
On the FFA emblem what does the plow represent?
labor and tillage of the soil
On the FFA emblem what does the Owl represent?
Knowledge and wisdom
On the FFA emblem what does the Cross section of the ear of corn represent?
Unity
What year did the National FFA Convention move to Louisville, Ky?
1999
How many pins are allowed on the FFA jacket?
3
Where on the FFA jacket are the gold charm and gold key placed?
Above the name
What year did the National FFA Alumni organization begin?
1971
What year did the Wisconsin FFA Alumni organization begin?
1972
What year did the National FFA Foundation begin?
1944
What does SAE stand for?
Supervised Agricultural Experience
What is the name of the official dress that females wear with their white blouse?
Official FFA blue scarf
What does three taps of the gavel mean?
stand
Besides completion of a motion and adjournment, what does one tap of the gavel mean?
sit
What is NLCSO
National Leadership Conference for State Officers
What is SPC
State President's Conference
What year was the 1st National FFA Creed Contest?
1999
Who is FFA (Nat'l) Chief Operating Officer?
Josh Bledsoe
Who was the President of the Wi FFA Center Board?
Troy Talford
How much of each FFA members dues goes to the Wi. FFA Center?
$3
Who was the 1st female National FFA Officer?
Julie Smiley
Where is the home of National Agriculture Education Center?
Alexandria, Virginia
Who is the Executive Director of NAAE?
Jay Jackman
Who can join FFA Alumni?
Anyone
Where can you wear sports insignia on your FFA jacket?
No place on the FFA jacket
Who is the founder of the Wisconsin FFA Foundation?
Arnold B. Cordes
What is the topline on the back of the FFA jacket?
State
What year was the Wisconsin FFA Foundation started?
1983
What year was the National FFA Center in Indianapolis dedicated?
1998
How many questions does a creed speaker get asked at the Creed Speaking Contest?
Three
Who is the first National FFA President from Puerto Rico?
Javier Moreno
Who is the Wisconsin FFA Center Executive Assistant?
Terry Bernick
What is the minimum and the maximum number of participants for the Parliamentary Procedure contest.
five and seven
What is the minimum and maximum number of participants for the Quiz Bowl contest?
Three and five
What is the closing of a meeting called?
Adjournment
What is the bottom line on the back of an FFA jacket?
Chapter name
How much are Wisconsin FFA dues per member?
$5.50
What are the three divisions (committees of the Program of Activities?
Growing Leaders, Building Communities, and Strengthening Agriculture.
How many times per year is the New Horizons magazine published?
Four
What are the four areas of Stars?
Farmer, Agribusiness, Placement, and Agriscience
How much were National FFA dues in 1928?
10 cents
At which National FFA Convention was the creed adopted?
3rd
What year was the FFA featured on the U.S. postage stamp?
1953
Who was the first Wisconsin FFA Advisor?
V.E. Kivlin
Who was the only female Wisconsin FFA member to serve as National FFA President?
Jackie Mundt
What year did students first judge at the American Royal Livestock Show?
1926
What year did National FFA Advisor Larry Case retire?
2010
What year did National FFA Week begin?
1947
Who was the founder of the Wisconsin FFA Foundation?
Arnold B. Cordes
Who is the National FFA Foundation President?
Molly Ball
Who is the Wisconsin FFA Alumni President?
Dan Follendorf
Who is the National FFA Chief Financial Officer?
David Schapker
Who is the National FFA Chief Executive Officer?
Mark Poeschl pronounced Peshel
Who wrote the FFA Creed?
E.M. Tiffany
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