Washington Leadership Conference

WLC is the ultimate leadership experience for FFA members. It provides hands-on experiences that help attendees learn how to apply leadership skills to real-life situations. This conferences focuses on personal development, diversity, advocacy and service. There are seven, one-week sessions each summer.

Will you be there when 2,000 FFA members converge on our nation's capitol? Will you be there when 11,000 hours community service are dedicated to help those less fortunate? Will you be there when the sun goes down and the night tour of Washington, D.C. begins?   Will you be there when FFA members become authentic leaders?

Each summer, over 2,000 FFA members will travel to Washington, D.C., to attend the National FFA Organization's Washington Leadership Conference. Their focus will be to take their leadership skills to the highest level by learning to know their purpose, value people, take action and serve others.


Located in our nation's capitol, the Washington Leadership Conference is a five-day event that trains FFA members to make a positive impact in their school, local community, state and country.   The conference focuses on the following areas:

  • Knowing your Purpose

  • Valuing People

  • Taking Action

  • Serving Others


The capstone event of the Washington Leadership Conference is a civic engagement activity, which takes leadership and service learning to new standards.   National FFA partners with the several organizations in the Washington D.C. area for the WLC service day.   In past years, WLC participants have dedicated over 25,000 hours of service to the Washington, DC area.

2020 Conference Details

When: 2020's WLC Trip has been cancelled.  We are looking forward to supporting your trip in 2021!


Where: The Minnesota delegation will travel from and return to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area.  From there, group arranged travel will deliver students directly to the conference location and any identified tour locations. 


Who: FFA members in grades 10-12 are encouraged to apply.  MN FFA will travel with up to 40 members and 2 adult chaperones for the 2020 trip.


Registration will remain open online until all conference spots are filled or February 1st, whichever comes first.

Payment schedule:​​

  • Total Due:  $1375

  • February 15 - $1000 payment due application due (payment must be received to be registered)

  • April 15 - $375 balance due (If student has earned scholarships, only the balance remaining after the February 1 deadline will remain)  

Learn more about WLC itself at:  https://www.ffa.org/conference/washington-leadership-conference-wlc/


All forms and payment should be sent to: 
Minnesota FFA Association 

Attn: WLC
PO Box 130354
Roseville MN 55113 

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

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