Convention Magazine

Canned Food Drive

Convention and Expo Focus on Hunger

One in six Americans suffers from food insecurity each year. FFA is on a mission to change that statistic. Since starting their national initiative, Feeding the World – Starting at Home last year, FFA is continuing to educate students and community members on the issues surrounding hunger and what we can do to stop the... Read more »... Read more »
Josh Sundquist, amputee, inspirational speaker and amputee

Ready to Inspire

RICK PITINO  Rick Pitino is no ordinary college basketball coach. His energy and charisma have earned him championships in NCAA Division I, America East, the SEC, Conference-USA and the Big East. He has been voted coach of the year in the SEC, C-USA and NABC. Not only does Pitino have an exemplary coaching record, but... Read more »... Read more »
2012-13 National FFA Officers

Get to Know Your National FFA Officers

Q: What are you most looking froward to at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo? Brennan: Experiencing the convention and expo in Louisville, our new home for the event. And I am always a big fan of the laser show. Lindsey: I am most looking forward to seeing the 2013 proficiency awards presented. It’s... Read more »... Read more »
National FFA Carhartt

News from National FFA

GET YOUR FFA STYLE The 2013-2014 Blue FFA Apparel & Gift Catalog will arrive in your chapter’s mailbox any day now. This year’s catalog features a tribute to the “Year of the Farmer” along with a celebration of the 80th anniversary of the blue corduroy jacket. In a salute to the official blue jacket, we... Read more »... Read more »
Universal Lettering booth

The FFA Jacket: A Global Effort

Did you know your FFA jacket traveled the world before you ever put it on? It takes multiple countries to make the official FFA jacket happen and to keep the cost around $50 – the price it has remained for the past 20 years, thanks to global sourcing. Here are some fast facts about the... Read more »... Read more »
FFA parade

Ignite Your FFA Spirit

In a few short weeks, Louisville will be overtaken by a sea of blue jackets. More than 56,000 students, teachers, former FFA members and guests will attend one of the country’s largest conventions – the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo. The event kicks off Oct. 30 and runs through Nov. 2, filled with sessions,... Read more »... Read more »
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