Career Development Event Day


College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Spring Field Day

State Career Development Event
Friday March 6, 2015
University of Arizona, Tucson


Event registration is handled through Arizona Association FFA.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences FFA Career Development Event Day is scheduled for Friday, March 6, 2015.  Approximately 1,600 high school students, teachers, and adult chaperones will visit the Campus Ag Center and Campus for 13 different, hands-on, learning events in the areas of Ag Business & Mgmt., Ag Mechanics, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Entomology, Forestry, Horse Evaluation, Job Interview, Livestock Evaluation, Meat Evaluation, Nursery/Landscape, Range Management, and Soils.  The Awards Ceremony is scheduled at 4:00 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom with a welcome from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean, Shane Burgess.  A group of Arizona cheerleaders and the Wildcat Mascots will appear at the Awards from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to welcome students.  Please feel free to attend the Ceremony.  CDE Day is a great way to highlight our College and University to prospective students and parents.  

For more information, please contact Robert Torres,  CALS FFA CDE Chair at


CDE Faculty Chairs:

 Career Development Events (CDEs) give students an opportunity to demonstrate their skills in a competitive setting.

The Arizona Association FFA provides information about the CDEs.