The Chillicothe FFA Chapter recently held its fourth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament.
The tournament consisted of 28 teams with a double elimination event. There were 330 members and spectators present at the tournament with pork burgers and chips were provided for all. The team members consisted of FFA members, FFA Alumni, parents, and staff. The tournament was to encourage a fun atmosphere for freshman members to become more acquainted with upperclassmen as well as fuel a little friendly competition. There was also a freshman parent meeting held to assist parents with the working of their child joining FFA.
This year member’s decided to assist their fellow FFA members that have been affected by the hurricane. The following local businesses sponsored a pit during the tournament, those businesses were: Trans Ova Genetics, Farm Bureau Insurance- Joe Neptune, BTC Bank, FCS Financial- Mitzi Winder Crop Agent, Sydenstricker John Deere- Chillicothe, and T&R Soil Services. Each team also paid an entry fee to play. All proceeds from the event will go to FFA Chapters affected by Hurricane Harvey. The tournament raised $1100 for those chapters in need.
This year’s winning team was the Junior Parent which consisted of Jamy Brown, Ryan Brobst, Mandy Gatson, Jason Kieffer, Kim Kieffer, Tony Lightner, Justin Pfaff, and Chris Trout. The second place team was Senior Parents which consisted of Arte Boon, Clint Campbell, Steve Case, Heather Davis, Scott Davis, and Jeff Marshall.