FFA events, such as the State FFA Convention, National FFA Convention & Expo and National FFA Week, celebrate the amazing accomplishments of members, teachers and the industry of agriculture.


Career and Leadership Development Event Invitationals

Various colleges and universities host invitational events for FFA members.

The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities hosts each Fall in October and Winter in December an Invitational.  Learn more here.

The University of Minnesota - Crookston hosts the Agriculture and Natural Resources Activities Day each December.  Learn more here.

Southwest Minnesota State University hosts Ag Bowl each February.  Learn more here.

FFA Day at the Capitol

Each year, students gather at the State Capitol to share their stories about FFA and agriculture education.  

Minnesota State Fair

Each year, hundreds of Minnesota FFA members from across the state participate in livestock shows, display educational projects, competitive events, and interact with thousands of fairgoers through the CHS Miracle of Birth Center and FFA Chapter House.

National FFA Convention & Expo

In October nearly 63,000 FFA members and guests from across the country participate in general sessions, competitive events, educational tours, leadership workshops, an expo and shopping mall, volunteer activities and more. It is one of the largest annual student conventions in the world.


The National FFA Expo is the only Agricultural, Food Science and Natural Resource Education Show that brings you 47,000 high school students and 4,000 agriculture teachers, all in one place, and all in just three days! No other event can deliver the future buying power of our more than 500,000 National FFA members, advisors and guests.

National FFA Week

Each year, during the week of George Washington’s birthday, FFA members, advisors, alumni and supporters celebrate the organization’s contributions to local schools, communities and agriculture through National FFA Week.

Roland Peterson Agricultural Education Science Fair

The Roland Peterson Agricultural Education Science Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is held each year in March on the St. Paul Campus. 

State FFA Convention

In April more than 4,000 FFA members and guests from across the state participate in general sessions, competitive events, educational tours, leadership workshops, visit with colleges, and more. 

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