State Fair of Texas Competitions

And a few others......

North Texas State Fair Beauty Pageant or Rodeo Queen -Denton

Pageant- August 21st-7:30pm


Must let Mrs.Graf know if you want to participate by Monday August 13th


Rules can be found:

https://www.ntfair.com/events/2018/beauty-pageant


Rodeo Queen-August 16th-19th

Requires you to ride and transport your own horse.


Rules can be found:

https://www.ntfair.com/events/2018/beauty-pageant

East Texas State Fair Public Speaking-Tyler

September 22nd


6-8 minute speech must be written and memorized by FFA Member on one of the following topics:

Agribusiness

Agricultural Policy

Agricultural Innovation

Animal Science

Natural Resources

Plant Science


Rules can be found https://d38trduahtodj3.cloudfront.net/files.ashx?t=fg&rid=EastTexasSF&f=Contest_Rules_2018.pdf


If you are interested please remind text or email an ag teacher with your topic idea and get approval and then start writing speech. Your speech manuscript must be completed and submitted to an ag teacher by August 25th (no exceptions)


Speech Writing Work Day-August 20th 8:00-9:00 or 3:30-5:00-Come and go.... must have already started writing prior to this date


***Open to Junior FFA Members***

Heart of Texas Fair Public Speaking Contest-Waco

October 8th

6-8 minute speech must be written and memorized by FFA Member on one of the following topics:

Agribusiness

Agricultural Advocacy

Agricultural Policy

Agricultural Technology

Animal Science

Horticulture

Livestock Show Ethics

Natural Resources

Western Heritage


Rules can be found https://d38trduahtodj3.cloudfront.net/files.ashx?t=fg&rid=HOTFair&f=18_Livestock_Catalog-711.pdf on pages 76-77


If you are interested please remind text or email an ag teacher with your topic idea and get approval and then start writing speech. Your speech manuscript must be completed and submitted to an ag teacher by August 25th (no exceptions)


Speech Writing Work Day-August 20th 8:00-9:00 or 3:30-5:00-Come and go.... must have already started writing prior to this date


***Open to Junior FFA Members***

State Fair of Texas Agri-Science Fair-Dallas

October 10th


This is similar to traditional science fairs you have competed in during your school years. Project must fit in one of the categories below:

Animal Science:

Environmental Services & Natural Resource Systems

Food Products & Processing Systems

Plant Systems

Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Social Systems


Detailed rules can be found: https://bigtex.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Exhibitor-Handbook-v1.2.pdf on pages 195-196


Student must have strong outline and written detailed plans submitted to ag teacher by August 25th (no exceptions)



Project Work Day-August 20th and September 26th 8:00am-9:00am or 3:30-5:00-Come and go.... must have already started writing prior to this date


***Open to Junior FFA Members***

State Fair of Texas Public Speaking-Dallas

October 17th

6-8 minute speech must be written and memorized by FFA Member on one of the following topics:

Agribusiness

Agricultural Advocacy

Agricultural Policy

Agricultural Technology

Animal Science

Horticulture

Livestock Show Ethics

Natural Resources

Western Heritage


Rules can be found https://bigtex.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Exhibitor-Handbook-v1.2.pdf on pages 193-194


If you are interested please remind text or email an ag teacher with your topic idea and get approval and then start writing speech. Your speech manuscript must be completed and submitted to an ag teacher by August 25th (no exceptions)


Speech Writing Work Day-August 20th 8:00-9:00 or 3:30-5:00-Come and go.... must have already started writing prior to this date


***Open to Junior FFA Members***