Creed Speaking CDE

The Creed Speaking CDE is for FFA members in grades 7, 8, and 9. They must present the FFA Creed from memory and answer questions about its meaning and purpose. The event boosts self-confidence, develops their ability to communicate in a powerful, professional manner.

Team Format

Single participant

Team Orientation

2013 Team Orientation Packet

Event Rules

Event Preparation

Press Release

Local Press Release

Add information about your CDE team to this press release and send it to your local media outlets.


Effective in 2012 and beyond, CDE scholarships will be given as cash awards. This change will benefit all participants whether or not they choose to pursue higher education and will also develop consistency between national FFA award programs. Scholarships awarded in 2011 or before will continue to be distributed as in the past. Below you will find the cash award amounts for this CDE:

1st- $1,300
2nd- $1,000
3rd- $900
4th- $800


Greg Beard


Send thanks to:

William J. Nelson
VP Corporate Citizenship and President, CHS Foundation
5500 Cenex Drive
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077