2018-2019 Crater FFA Calendar

(Dates and times may change, so check back often!)

September 2018

27th- Ag Appreciation Night (Advisor’s only)

29th- Western Fall Classic Livestock Judging Contest, Expo Isola Arena, 7:45am

October 2018

3rd- District Soil Judging @ Lost River (Meril, Oregon), contest starts at 9:30am registration, leave time TBA

9th –  FFA Meeting Welcome Back BBQ, 6pm Aglab

11th-12th- Fall OATA Conference (Advisor’s only)

12th- No School Day

17th-19th- Parent Teacher Conferences

29th- Spaghetti Feed and Dessert Auction, 6pm Crater Student Center

November 2018

6th- FFA Meeting @ 6:45pm – Rm 208

7th- District Ag Sales, 2:30pm @ Eagle Point HS

12th- Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)

15th- Fall membership roster due

17th- State Ag Sales and State Veterinary Science, Redmond HS, lv. and rtn. times TBA

21st- Two-hour early release for Thanksgiving Break

22nd-23rd- Thanksgiving Break

27th- Dec. 1 – NAAE Conference (Advisor’s only)

30th- Fall membership due

29th- End of Trimester 1

1st- NO SCHOOL (PD/Grade day for teachers)

December 2018

1st – NAAE Conference (Advisors only)

1st – Crater Foundation Auction, 5pm Crater Gym (volunteers will be needed, OD required)

1st-2nd- FFA Alumni Christmas Tree Sales, Aglab 10am-5pm

4th- Chapter FFA Meeting, 6:45pm in Rm 208

8th- Eagle Point FFA Auction, 5pm Eagle Point HS Cafeteria

8th-9th- FFA Alumni Christmas Tree Sales, Aglab 10am-5pm

24th-January 4th- Christmas Break

January 2019

7th- Return to school

8th- FFA Meeting, 6:45pm in Rm. 208 & Chapter Speaking Contest: Creed, Beginning, Sophomore, Advanced, Extemporaneous, and Job Interview)

11th- State Degree applications and record books (printed in binder) due to Mrs. Corcoran by 4pm

9th- Westside Meeting (Advisor’s only)

21st- NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

16th- District Ag Teacher meeting (Advisor’s only)

18th-19th- State FFA Executive Meeting

25th- Submit applications and record book for District Proficiency to Advisor’s for approval 4pm

28th- NO SCHOOL (PD day for teacher’s)

31st- District Proficiency/District Officer Interviews and Elections- 1:30pm at Eagle Point HS, leave at 1pm and return around 7pm

30th- State FFA Scholarships and WLC Scholarships due to State FFA office (check for more information)

February 2019

2nd- Rogue River Beef Feed and Auction, 5pm at Rogue River Elementary

5th- FFA Meeting, 6:45pm in Rm. 208

6th-Westside Invitation, @ Hidden Valley 9:30am

14th- District Leadership contest-KFalls, leave at 6:45am from Aglab

15th- Spring FFA Roster/State Degree Apps/State Officer apps and letter due to the State FFA Office

15th- Set up for Crater FFA Alumni Auction, 4pm Expo

16th- Beef Field Day, 8:00am Expo Isola Arena

16th- Crater FFA Alumni Auction, Expo Padgham Pavilion 5pm

16th-23rd- National FFA Week (activities throughout the week)

19th- NO SCHOOL, President’s Day

24-25th- Sectional Leadership CDE’s, Lakeview, leave and return time TBA

28th- State Degree Presentations to Ag Advisory Board-6pm Ag classroom

March 2019

2nd – UC Davis FFA Judging Contest, (Davis, CA) leave time: TBA

2nd- Hidden Valley Auction, Hidden Valley HS, 6pm

2nd- Market Lamb tagging at Expo (FFA 7am)

5th- FFA Meeting, 6:45pm in Rm.208

5th- District winning Proficiency’s due

8th- End of Trimester 2

8th- Manuscripts, marketing plan and job interview materials due to State FFA Office (Advisor will submit)

9th – Chico FFA Livestock Judging Contest (Chico, CA), Leave time: TBA

10th- Sheep Work day, 4pm @Land Lab

10th – Beef Work Day, 5pm @ Land Lab

11th- NO SCHOOL (PD/Grading day for teachers)

20th-22nd- Parent Teacher Conferences

22nd-25th- State FFA Convention, Redmond, leave time TBA, return 6pm

25th-29th- Spring Break

April 2019

1st – Pass the Pig Fundraiser

2nd – FFA Meeting, 6:45pm in Rm. 208 (Handout Chapter Officer applications)

7th- Sheep Work day, 4pm @Land Lab

7th – Beef Work Day, 5pm @ Land Lab

10th- District Floriculture contest, leave 7am, Rogue River

12th-13th- State Exec. Mtg.

14th- Sheep Work day, 4pm @Land Lab

14th – Beef Work Day, 5pm @ Land Lab

TBA- Phoenix FFA Auction, 5pm in Phoenix HS Commons

17th- District Ag Mechanics 9:30am registration, Crater HS

TBA-Market Goat tagging at Crater Land Lab (6pm-8pm)

19th-20th- State Floriculture, Hosted TBA

20th-Market Hog tagging at Expo (FFA 7am)

24th- District Meats, location TBA

TBA Eagle Point Banquet, 6pm

29th- FFA Officer application due and FFA knowledge test and interview, 4pm in Aglab

May 2019

2nd- Greenhand Degree, Chapter Degree, and Proficiency Apps Due @ 4pm to Advisor

4th- Rotary Auction 4:30pm at Expo Padgham Pavilion (Officers)

5th- Sheep Work day, 5pm @Land Lab

5th – Beef Work Day, 6pm @ Land Lab

5th – Hog Workday, 7pm@ Land Lab

6th-7th- OSU CDE Days, Corvallis, leave and return times TBA (Ag Mechanics, Horse Judging, and Livestock Judging)

9th- Greenhand Degree, Chapter Degree, and Chapter Proficiency Applications due by 4pm to Advisors

9th-11th-  FFA Plant Sale, 9am-5pm

12th- Sheep Work day, 5pm @Land Lab

12th – Beef Work Day, 6pm @ Land Lab

12th – Hog Workday, 7pm@ Land Lab

14th- FFA Meeting (Spring Fair sign-ups and officer elections), 6:45pm in Rm. 208

15th- American Degree drafts due for approval (ask Advisor for email to submit application)

TBA – Hidden Valley Banquet, 6pm Hidden Valley HS

16th- Crater FFA Banquet, 6pm Crater Student Center

20th- Lost River FFA Banquet

21st- Phoenix FFA Banquet, 6pm Phoenix HS Commons

27th- Sheep Work day, 5pm @Land Lab

27th – Beef Work Day, 6pm @ Land Lab

27th – Hog Workday, 7pm@ Land Lab

27th- Lamb shearing, 4pm at Land Lab (SCHEDULE TIME SLOTS WITH ADVISORS. If you do not schedule, we will assume you do not need shearers, **No Checkout will be available)

27th- NO SCHOOL, Memorial Day

29th- Lamb/Rabbit Pen Set-up, 4pm @ Expo

30th- Spring Fair Record Books Due for Sheep, Poultry (breeding), and Rabbits/Cavies, 4pm to Advisors

31st – Move in for Lamb Fair

June 2019

May 31st – June 2nd- Spring Fair (sheep, rabbits and breeding poultry) at the Expo, schedule TBA

3rd- American Degree final application due

4th- FFA Meeting (County Fair registration), 6:45pm in Rm. 208

5th- Crater Graduation, 8pm

6th – Goat Tagging/Weigh-in @ Land Lab

9th – Beef Work Day, 6pm @ Land Lab

9th – Hog Workday, 7pm@ Land Lab

13th- Last day of school

23rd- Possession deadline for State Fair animals.

23th- Goat Work day, 5pm @Land Lab

23th – Beef Work Day, 6pm @ Land Lab

23th – Hog Workday, 7pm@ Land Lab

24-25 – Linn Benton Judging clinic  Lv on the 24 @ 8 am

30th- Goat Work day, 5pm @Land Lab

30th – Beef Work Day, 6pm @ Land Lab

30th – Hog Workday, 7pm@ Land Lab

TBA- District Leadership Camp (Officer’s only) at Camp Cottonwood, leave 5am and return 4pm

July 2019

5th – Record book Workday 2-5pm @Ag Lab

5th – Record Books due @5pm to Advisors (MUST HAVE TO PARTICIPATE IN COUNTY FAIR)

8th- Swine Fair Set-up, 9am at JC Expo (Mandatory for all showing this species)

8th-14th- Jackson County Fair (please see FFA/4-H Schedule online at

13th – Jackson County Fair Livestock Judging, Meet at Fairgrounds @ 8:30am

21st- Goat Work day, 6pm @Land Lab

28th- Goat Work day, 6pm @Land Lab

August 2019

1st-State Fair Registration Deadline (Register w/Mr. Miller at county fair)

1st – 5th – Redwave Livestock Judging Camp (camp dates are 2-4th, we may need some travel time.)

4th- Goat Work day, 6pm @Land Lab

6th-7th – Chapter Officer Retrea, Lv. 8am, Rtn. Noon (Tentatively)

9th – Roseburg Livestock Judging Contest, Lv @7:00 am

11th- Goat Work day, 6pm @Land Lab

15th – Livestock Judging, Clackamas Co. LV TBA

16th – Livestock Judging, Josephine Co. LV TBA

18th- Goat Work day, 6pm @Land Lab

25 – State Livestock CDE, Lv on Aug 24 TBA

25th- Goat Work day, 6pm @Land Lab

22nd-28th- State Fair (Mr. Miller will provide schedule to participants and leave and return times.)

25th- State Livestock Judging Contest-Noon

(See State Fair tab on “Home” page for full schedule)

27th-30th- Teacher In-service

School starts September 4th!

September 2019

7-8th – Goat Work day and Clipping @7pm at the land lab

13-15th – Goat Fair