FFA COOPs Documents
The Marketing event seeks to effectively prepare the students with the practices and operations of Agricultural Cooperatives. Workers seeking careers in cooperative marketing must not only develop a high degree of knowledge and skill they must also develop the ability to solve difficult problems. This event blends the testing of manipulative skills and knowledge required for careers in operations and marketing.
The Opening/Closing Ceremonies competition is the largest contest that Nipomo FFA participates in annually. Students compete in teams of six, assuming the rolls of the chapter president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, reporter, and sentinel. These members memorize and recite the entire ceromony. Members
The purpose of this contest is to enhance learning activities related to milk quality, federal milk marketing, attributes of milk products and substitutes for them. The focus of this Career Development Event is on achievement of high quality raw milk, federal milk marketing orders and attributes of selected products of milk.
Project Competition is a sectional competition that allows students with outstanding SAE projects to compete aginst their peers throughout their section to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in their project area. Students are judged based on a rubric by adult members of the local community.Winners are chosen based on the knowledge and skill of the competitior as evidenced during a project visit.
Opening/Closing Ceremonies Documents
FFA Marketing Contest
Opening/Closing Ceremonies Contest
Milk Quality & Dairy Foods Documents
Milk Quality & Dairy Foods Contest
Livestock Evaluation Documents
Livestock Evaluation Contest
The Veterinary Science event seeks to effectively prepare the students for the expectations of the animal health care and services (Veterinary Hospitals/Clinics, Grooming Facilities, Pet Stores, Kennels/Boarding Facilities, and Feed Stores) workplace. Workers seeking careers in the animal health care field must develop a high degree of knowledge, skill and ability to solve difficult problems. This event blends the testing of skills and knowledge required for careers in the animal science career pathway.
Veterinary Science Documents
The purpose of this competition is to understand and to interpret the value of performance data based on industry standards and to measure the students' knowledge in the following categories:
to make accurate observations of livestock
to determine the desirable traits in animals
to make logical decisions based on these observations
to discuss and to defend their decisions for their placing
to instill an appreciation for desirable selection, management and marketing techniques
to develop the ability to select and market livestock that will satisfy consumer demands and provide increased economic returns to producers. Provide positive economic returns to producers as well as meet the needs of the industry.
to become proficient in communicating in the terminology of the industry and the consumer.