A brief synopsis of the activities include, but are not limited to, attend a short briefing session upon arrival, serve as public relations specialist for the FFA to news media, attend the Superintendent’s Dinner; assist with the public speaking career development events; prepare the career development event superintendents notebooks; attend the coaches meeting; visit the career development events in progress; prepare the biographical information on the four Stars for the Star Ceremony, attach US and State flags to flagstaffs, process winners and decide on the awards procedures, attend a short debriefing on Sunday morning. Interns will arrive no later than 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday before The Big E opens. They should bring work clothes to wear on Thursday. Interns will be housed at the Sheraton Springfield with transportation provided.
There is a need for a large number of State FFA Officers to assume youth leadership roles at the Eastern Region’s Big E activities on September 15 and 16, 2023. State FFA Officer willing to serve in a leadership role at THE BIG E on September 15 and 16, 2023 are asked to complete this form and return it to THE BIG E FFA Coordinator by August 1, 2023, for best assignment selection. You may sign up for as many activities as you wish. There is a great need for assistance on Friday. You will be notified of your assignment prior to THE BIG E. Remember: If you are a State FFA President, you may apply for the FFA BIG E Internship (see separate application on web page).
Email to Mr. Milton S. Natusch, BIG E FFA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approximate number of officers needed for the two days of FFA Days at The Big E:
Friday afternoon – 36 officers
Friday evening – 12 officers
Saturday morning – 30 officers
Saturday afternoon – 17 flag bearers – Stars program and parade
(these should be officers who are not scheduled for a leadership role in the Awards Banquet.