Overview of Tractor Technician:
In this three part competition, team members appraise components and parts of tractors and agricultural implements and make recommendations for services needed and not needed, complete a written exam and finally the team of three members, working as a group, will compete in locating and correcting five deliberately placed malfunctions in diesel fueled tractors and safely navigate the repaired tractor through a driving course within the 25 minute time limit.
The State Tractor Technician Competition will be held at the Houston Rodeo - March 15-16.
The Thrall FFA Tractor Technician team also earned 4th place at the Hallsville 2020 Invitational Contest. Bradley Roeglin was recognized as the 4th place individual. Other team members are Mac Hamann, Kaleb Hamann and Luke Fisher. CTE Agriculture Sciences teacher Gary Almquist is their sponsor.