California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar

August 4 - Executive Committee Meeting, Galt

September 23-24 - Southern Region Meeting, Palm Springs

September 24 - North Coast Region Meeting, Fort Bragg

October 9 - South Coast Region Meeting, Hollister

Oct 19-22 - National FFA Convention,Indianapolis, IN

November 4-5 - Superior Region Meeting, Petaluma

November 5 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 16-17 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 18-19 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Tenaya Lodge

November 19 - Central Region Meeting, Lake Tahoe

November 30 - December 3 - NAAE Conference, Las Vegas, NV

December 1-3 - Community College Midwinter Institute, Santa Rosa

December 7-9 - Advanced Leadership Institute

January 5-6 - Student Teacher Conclave, Modesto

January 12-13 – Winter Governing Board, Galt

January 21 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

January 30-31 - Mentoring Conference

February 4 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 25 - Central Region Meeting, Modesto JC

February 25 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Tulare

February 27 - South Coast Region, TBD

March 11 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico

March 25- North Coast Region Meeting, Humboldt

April 8 - Southern Region Meeting, Pomona

April 22 - CSU-Fresno Field Day, CSU-Fresno

April 22-25 - State FFA Leadership Conference, Fresno

April 25-28 - NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Sheridan, Wyoming

May 6 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 25 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 25 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 25-29 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 29 - 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, 08/2016)

*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 Issues Forum (Revised 6/2015) See Code
  Agricultural Mechanics (Revised 6/2016)
   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 6/2016)

See Code

Agriculture Experience Tracker (AET) Farm Record Book (Revised 6/2016)

Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Agriscience Fair (Revised 6/2014) See Code

Agronomy (Revised 6/2016)

OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Best Informed Greenhand Scantron and OMR Exam
  Citrus Judging OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Computer Applications (Revised 6/2013) See Code
  Cotton OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Creed (Revised 6/2014)
   Creed Speaker Script
See Code
  Dairy Cattle Judging OMR and Barcode judging cards
  Extemporaneous Public Speaking 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 6/2014) See Code
  Fruit Tree Judging OMR, Barcode judging cards
  Fruit Tree Pruning See Code

General Rules (See Introduction) (Revised 6/2016)

  Grapevine Judging OMR, Barcode judging cards
  Grapevine Pruning (Revised 6/2016) 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 6/2014)
  Test Bank
OMR, Barcode judging cards

Marketing (Revised 6/2016)
Exploring Farm Cooperatives

See Code
  Marketing Plan (Revised 6/2013) See Code
  Meat Judging OMR Meats forms
  Milk Quailty and Dairy Foods (Revised 6/2015)
   Test Bank
OMR, Barcode Milk forms
  Natural Resources (Revised 6/2016) See Code
  Nursery/Landscape (Revised 6/2015) See Code, Scantron, Judging Cards
  Parliamentary Procedure and Debate (Revised 6/2016) See Code
  Poultry Judging (Revised 6/2014) See Code and Judging Cards
  Prepared Public Speaking (Revised 6/2015) See Code
  Program of Activities See Code
  Scrapbook (Sample1) (Sample2) (Sample3) See Code
  Small Engines (Revised 6/2015) Scantron and OMR Exam forms
  Soil and Land Evaluation Contest (Revised 6/2016)
California FFA Soil and Land Evaluation Manual
OMR Barcode
  Vegetable Crop Judging (Revised 6/2015) OMR, Barcode judging cards

Veterinary Science Judging (Revised 6/2015)
    Practicum Rubrics  2016-17 Practicums
Veterinary Science Standings

OMR, Barcode judging cards
  2016-2017 California FFA Foundation Award Sponsors