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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, Luke, Bobby, Jasmine, Genevieve, Hunter and Armando 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. 


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

  2018 MFE

Jan 11-12: Sacramento
Jan 18-19: Redding
Jan 25-26: Monterey
Jan 27-28: Monterey
Feb 01-02: Ontario
Feb 08-09: Modesto
Feb 15-16: Visalia
Feb 17-18: Visalia

  Important Dates
2019 Registration:
Opens: November 1, 2018
*or next business day when this date occurs on weekend/holiday

Closes: Dec 15

Registration Deadlines

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 confirmation.

General Questions:
Mr. Josiah Mayfield
916/ 319-0486

Ms. Hannah Garrett

209/ 843-3671

Registration Questions:
Ms. Jennifer Stockton
209/ 744-1600

  Conference Staff
Team Leader Application
Team Leader Application (PDF)
Due: October 15, 2018
*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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