INTENSE is a college and career exploratory experience for students entering and exiting the 10th grade. The intention is to showcase multiple MN college campuses and provide students an opportunity to explore where they feel comfortable and successful while giving them hands-on opportunities to try career experiences in a variety of AFNR pathways.

 Participants will:

  • Explore college and careers.

  • Experience hands-on learning in food, agriculture, and natural resources.

  • Build relationships with future roommates and colleagues.

  • Identify agriculture as a way to make our communities and world stronger


2020 Conference Details

When: July 13-17, 2020 - TENTATIVE

Students can choose to meet at one of two pick up locations on July 13(University of MN - Twin Cities at 9 am or secondary pick up location ~11:30 am).  The conference will conclude with a brief celebration for students, advisors and parents at the University of MN - Twin Cities around 2 pm on Friday the 17th.


Where: INTENSE is a traveling conference.  Students will experience college and career choices in Saint Paul, Staples, Crookston, Willmar, Marshall, Mankato, Austin and more... an exact itinerary will be made available to registered students as it is finalized.


Who: Students in grades 10-11 are encouraged to apply. INTENSE does reserve some conference spaces for students without an FFA background. 



Registration Details:  


Registration fee per student is $200 (225 for non-members) and includes conference materials, 4 nights lodging, transportation from Saint Paul to Saint Paul; and all but one meal.



This registration is to be completed and submitted online.  Your application will then be emailed to you along with required forms which include signatures and is to be printed and mailed along with payment to:

Minnesota FFA Association


PO Box 130354

2000 Co Rd B2

Roseville, MN  55113


All application materials must be mailed with required forms signed and deposit included to complete your registration.  Registrations will not be considered complete until all materials are received. 

For more about Minnesota FFA Conferences and events, please visit the Minnesota FFA Conferences page.

© 2020 by Minnesota FFA Association. All Rights Reserved

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Blogger Social Icon