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“I believe in the future of agriculture, with a faith born not of words but of deeds…” The FFA Creed Speaking Leadership Development Event (LDE) recognizes outstanding FFA members in seventh through ninth grades for their ability to present the National FFA Creed from memory and answer questions related to it.

The FFA Creed outlines the organization’s values and beliefs regarding the industry of agriculture, FFA membership, and citizenship and patriotism. Students participating in the Creed Speaking LDE learn to communicate in a powerful, organized and professional manner and build self-confidence. 

Expectations at Convention for Creed Speaking
  • Official Dress is required.

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled speaking time.

  • Ask before leaving the event.

  • Check in and make sure your name is called prior to competing

What SHOULD students bring? (Tools/equipment/materials)
  • Not applicable 

What can students NOT BRING for themselves? 
  • Nothing is allowed to be brought in

What will get an individual disqualified? 
  • Disruptive behavior

What will be provided by the event?
  • A place to sit while waiting for the competition



For your specific questions contact:


Natasha Mortenson

Minnesota FFA LDE Coordinator

146 Ruttan Hall   

1984 Buford Ave.    

St Paul, MN 55108



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