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Personal development starts with the individual. Self-discovery of talents, strengths, interests and personal character are emphasized as the individual is channeled to discover their passion in life. This conference focuses on "ME: one's personal skills and development of the ability to be successful."

Who: Sophomores
When: Two Day Event, 8 Conferences in January and February
What: Each student will:
  • Define leadership and identify how to be a leader in one's home and community
  • Explore the role of choices, responsibility and integrity in character development
  • Investigate personal strengths and interests
  • Identify specific opportunities for involvement in Agricultural Education
  • Explore tools for continued leadership and personal growth, including "sharpen the saw"
  • Revise the personal plan of action, first introduced at the Greenhand Leadership Conference (GLC)

Sophomores: "Adventure" Awaits!      
Get ready for "Adventure U": a jam-packed weekend where sophomore FFA members explore leadership, the power of choices and find themselves in this one of a kind personal growth conference! You will spend the weekend learning about your strengths and how to stay sharp as a leader: physically, intellectually, spiritually and socially. Enjoy time in a nice hotel, experience a crazy dance and meet FFA members from across your region here at MFE: "Adventure U"!

Discovering MFE      

Getting Ready for MFE      
The 2018 MFE facilitation team, Matt, Kyler, Aalexias, Devin, Kyle and Orrin are looking for sophomores in FFA to join us at Made For Excellence on an adventure looking for the hidden treasure. On this adventure we will explore leadership, integrity, strengths, opportunities and goals as we develop ourselves personally as leaders in agriculture. Click the header Getting Ready for MFE above to get started. 


This conference is sponsored as a special project of the California FFA Foundation.

  2020 MFE

2020 Dates
Jan 10-11:
Jan 17-18: Redding
Jan 24-25: Monterey
Jan 26-27: Monterey
Jan 31-Feb 01: Ontario
Feb 07-08: Visalia
Feb 09-10: 
Feb 14-15:

  Important Dates
2020 Registration:
Opens: November 1, 2019
Deadline: Dec 15
* or next business day when this date occurs on weekend/holiday


Student: $75 (early), $100 (full)
Advisor: $60 (early), $85 (full)

After registration and postmark deadline, early prices increase to full price.

Registration Includes
Conference materials, meals, and a t-shirt

New this year - chapters are responsible for lodging, FFA block codes will be included in registration invoice.

General Questions:
Ms. Hannah Garrett

Registration Questions:
Ms. Jennifer Stockton

  Conference Staff
Team Leader App (docx)
Team Leader App (PDF)
Due: October 15, 2019
*or next business day when this date occurs on weekend/holiday

Our Mission
Agricultural Education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber, and natural resources systems.

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