May 1 – 2, 2022. Colorado State University

FFA Career Development Events, or CDE’s, are contests that members compete in to test their skills learned through agricultural education instruction. Some events allow students to compete as individuals, while others allow them to compete in teams.


CDE Handbook


LDE Handbook

Event Information



Colorado FFA hosts the following CDE’s at CSU:

  • Ag Technical & Mechanical Systems
  • Agricultural Sales
  • Dairy Cattle Judging
  • Employment Skills
  • Farm & Agribusiness Management
  • Field Crops
  • Floriculture
  • Horse Judging
  • Land Judging
  • Livestock Evaluation
  • Meats Evaluation & Technology
  • Milk Quality & Products
  • Veterinary Science

Colorado FFA hosts the following LDE’s at State Convention:

  • Agriscience Fair

  • Creed Speaking

  • Extemporaneous Public Speaking

  • Parliamentary Procedure

  • Prepared Public Speaking

  • Quiz Bowl