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The National FFA Convention is held each October with over 60,000 plus FFA members and guests from across the country in attendance. Members participate in general sessions, competitive events, educational tours, leadership workshops, a career show and expo, volunteer activities and much more. It is the largest annual student gathering in the country.

The Nation's Largest Annual Student Gathering!      
Get ready for four days, 60,000 people and the future of agriculture! The National FFA Convention is filled with hundreds of opportunities including sessions and keynote speakers, the expo and career fair, tours, workshops, concerts, rodeos, dances and so much more.

National Convention Photos      
Please visit this page for photos of California award recipients at the 2017 National FFA Convention.

National Delegate Program      
Held in conjunction with the annual National FFA Convention and Expo, the experience brings together 475 student leaders from across the nation. Students convene to share ideas and perspectives that will ensure the continued progress of the organization. Delegates come from each of the organization's 52 state associations, with delegation sizes being determined by each association's percent of overall organizational membership.


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

  2017 National Convention

2017 National FFA Convention & Expo
October 25-28, 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana

2018 National FFA Convention & Expo
October 24-27, 2018
Indianapolis, Indiana

  Important Dates
2017 Registration:
Opens: May 15, 2017
Closes: August 1, 2017

Wednesday TripRegular Conv*
Student: $945 (DC +$500)
Adult/Guest: $1145 (DC +$500)

Monday Trip - Early Conv* 
Student: $1045 (DC +$500)
Adult/Guest: $1345 (DC +$500)

Sunday Trip - Early Conv* 
Student: $1095 (DC +$500)
Adult/Guest: $1445 (DC +$500)

Registration Includes:
transportation and lodging


General Questions:
Ms. Jill Sperling
916/ 319-0494

Registration Questions:
Ms. Trisha Chapman
209/ 744-1600

National Delegate Questions:
Mr. Josiah Mayfield
916/ 319-0486

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