California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar


July 9 - Governing Board

September 18 - Southern Region Meeting

September 25 - North Coast Region Meeting

October 10 - South Coast Region Meeting

Oct 27-Oct 30 - National FFA Convention

November 4-5 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 6 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 12 - Superior Region

November 20 - Central Region Meeting

November 20 - San Joaquin Region Meeting

November 30 - December 4 - NAAE Conference, New Orleans

December 2-4 - Community College Midwinter Institute

January 6-7 - Student Teacher Conclave

January 14 - CATA Winter Governing Board

January 22 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

January 31 - February 1 - Supervising Teachers Institute

February 5 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 12 - Southern Region Meeting, Cal Poly Pomona

February 26 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Mission Oaks HS, Tulare

February 26 - Central Region Meeting, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento

February 28 - South Coast Region Meeting, San Luis Obispo HS, SLO

February 28 - North Coast Region Meeting, Ferndale Fairgrounds

March 4-5 - UC Davis Field Day

March 12 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico HS

March 26-29 - State FFA Leadership Conference

March 2 CRC Field Day-

April 9 - CSU, Fresno Field Day

April 25-27- NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Washington

May 7 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 19 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 19 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 19-23 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 23 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

2022 Curricular Code Changes

The following contests on List C will be up for review this year:

Agricultural Mechanics Agricultural Pest Control Agricultural Welding
Agronomy Computer Applications * Cotton *
Farm Business Management * Farm Record Book * Floriculture
Food Science & Technology * Fruit Tree Pruning * Grapevine Pruning *
Job Interview Light Horse Judging * Marketing Plan
Agricultural Communications (Trial Contest)


*No requests to open contest.  

Requests received to open the following contests:
Agriscience Best Informed Greenhand Forestry
General Rules Livestock Marketing
Meats Milk Quality & Dairy Foods Soil & Land
Vegetable Crop Veterinary Science  
New proposed contests    
Ag Mechanics Fair California Water Issues Spanish Creed

CATA Curricular Code

If you want to make any changes to the existing contest, you must adhere to the following format:
1. All changes must be in to the CATA Office by June 1.

2. Changes must be submitted on the Curricular Code Change Proposal template and emailed to

3. It is the contest chair's responsibility to ensure that the proposed Curricular Code changes do not conflict with General Rules, if so, then a request to open General Rules must be made.

4. All electronically submitted changes will be posted on the website at

5. It is recommended that you, or a representative, are in attendance at the pre-conference governing board meeting to answer any questions regarding proposed Curricular Code changes to contests that are requested to be opened out of rotation. - TBD

*Only those changes submitted by June 1, will be allowed to be made to the contest. No other changes allowed.

2022 Curricular Code Committee Meetings