California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar

August 7 - Executive Committee Meeting, Galt

September 22-23 - Southern Region Meeting, Mission Bay

September 23 - North Coast Region Meeting, Dixon

October 15 - South Coast Region Meeting, Hollister

Oct 23-28 - National FFA Convention,Indianapolis, IN

November 3 - Superior Region Meeting, Alturas

November 4 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 15-16 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 17-18 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Tenaya Lodge

November 18 - Central Region Meeting, Elk Grove

November 30 - December 2 - Community College Midwinter Institute, Solvang

December 5-9 - NAAE Conference, Nashville

January 4-5 - Student Teacher Conclave, Modesto

January 11-12 – Winter Governing Board, Galt

January 20 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

February 3 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 24 - Central Region Meeting, Modesto JC

February 24 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Tulare

February 26 - South Coast Region, San Luis Obispo

March 10 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico

March 24- North Coast Region Meeting, Kelseyville

April 7 - Southern Region Meeting, Pomona

April 21 - CSU-Fresno Field Day, CSU-Fresno

April 22-25 - State FFA Leadership Conference, Anaheim

April 25-28 - NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Utah

May 5 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 245 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 24 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 24-28 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 28 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

Curricular Activities Code

The Code on this site has been edited to reflect the format changes adopted in June (see Introduction - General Rules) and to correct errors as allowed by the Code. If any discrepancies are found please notify CATA and corrections will be made. The entire code can be downloaded in PDF format using the link below. Links are provided to samples of the current OMR (scanned) and bar coded forms for use by the California Tabulations program. Instructions for using OMR Forms.

Complete Code
(PDF, 1.2 MB, 12/2018)

*Documents linked below are in MS Word format. Word Viewer can be used to view the Word document if you do not have MS Word installed.


  Contests Score Cards (Samples)
  Agricultural Communications (new contest 6/2018) See Code
  Agricultural Issues Forum (Revised 6/2015) See Code
  Agricultural Mechanics (Revised 6/2017)
   Tool ID List (1/2014)
Agricultural Mechanics Standings

Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Agricultural Pest Control (Revised 6/2016) See Code
  Agricultural Sales (Revised 6/2015) See Code

Agricultural Welding (Revised 6/2018)

See Code

Agriculture Experience Tracker (AET) Farm Record Book (Revised 6/2017)
AET Scenerio Samples
AET Manual

Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Agriscience Fair (Revised 6/2017) See Code

Agronomy (Revised 6/2016)

OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Best Informed Greenhand Scantron and OMR Exam

Citrus Judging (Revised 6/2018)

OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Computer Applications (Revised 6/2013) See Code
  Cotton OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Creed (Revised 6/2017)
   Creed Speaker Script
See Code
  Dairy Cattle Judging OMR and Barcode judging cards

Extemporaneous Public Speaking (Revised 6/2017)

See Code
  Farm Business Management Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Farm Power and Machinery Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Floriculture (Revised 6/2016) OMR, Barcode judging and exam cards
  Food Science & Technology (Adopted 6/2016) See Code
  Forestry (Revised 6/2018) See Code
  Fruit Tree Judging OMR, Barcode judging cards
  Fruit Tree Pruning See Code

General Rules (See Introduction) (Revised 6/2018)

  Grapevine Judging OMR, Barcode judging cards
  Grapevine Pruning (Revised 6/2017) See Code, Scantron, OMR Exam
  Impromptu Public Speaking (Revised 6/2014) See Code
  Job Interview See Code

Light Horse Judging (Revised 6/2016)

OMR, Barcode judging cards
  Livestock Judging (Revised 6/2017) Qualifying State Finals Teams
  Test Bank
OMR, Barcode judging cards

Marketing (Revised 6/2018)
Exploring Farmer Cooperatives (Revised 9/2017)
Co-Ops 101 An Introduction to Cooperatives
Cooperatives in Agribusiness

See Code
  Marketing Plan (Revised 6/2016) See Code

Meat Judging (Revised 6/2018)

OMR Meats forms
  Milk Quailty and Dairy Foods (Revised 6/2018)
   Test Bank Test Key
OMR, Barcode Milk forms
  Natural Resources (Revised 6/2016) See Code
  Nursery/Landscape (Revised 6/2018) See Code, Scantron, Judging Cards
  Parliamentary Procedure and Debate (Revised 6/2017) See Code
  Poultry Judging (Revised 6/2014) See Code and Judging Cards
  Prepared Public Speaking (Revised 6/2015) See Code
  Small Engines (Revised 6/2018) Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Soil and Land Evaluation Contest (Revised 6/2018)
California FFA Soil and Land Evaluation Manual
OMR Barcode
  Vegetable Crop Judging (Revised 6/2018) OMR, Barcode judging cards

Veterinary Science Judging (Revised 6/2018)
    Practicum Rubrics (PDF) (MSWord)
Veterinary Science Math Problems
Veterinary Science Standings

OMR, Barcode judging cards Barcode
  2017-2018 California FFA Foundation Award Sponsors