Welcome to the State Officer Application page. Please read this entire page before beginning the application process.
The online portion of the application is available below! Prior to completing the application, review the required Candidate Webinar which is an overview of relevant information related to State Office. The webinar can be found at: Youtube or at the link below. The required commitment form is found in the documents module at the bottom of this page.
Upon clicking the submission button of the application an email to your provided email address. The State Officer Commitment Form (found at the bottom of this page) must be signed by all candidates, their parents, and their FFA Advisor and postmarked by March 1. Please note that you can NOT edit your application after the submission button has been clicked. The automated submission email may end up in a SPAM folder.
After submission of the online application please mail the following items to the state office:
State Officer Commitment Form (requires candidate, parent, and advisor signatures)
Please review the State Officer Selection Handbook for general information while serving as a State Officer.
Mail your documents and $50 check payment (payable to Minnesota FFA Association) to:
Minnesota FFA Association
P.O. Box 130354
Roseville, MN 55113
ALL sections of the online application must be submitted electronically by March 1st - you may need to plan to work Any materials submitted after this due date will not be included in the scoring and ranking of the state officer candidates application.
If you encounter technical difficulties please contact Lavyne Rada at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All candidates and parents/guardians are expected to complete the online orientation.
State Officer Interview – Due to the number of candidates and the limited time available for candidate interviews, the Minnesota FFA Student and Adult Board of Directors have approved a process to evaluate and score each candidates application and resume. Based on the scores from this round, completed by the adult representatives from the Minnesota FFA Foundation, Minnesota FFA Alumni, Minnesota FFA Adult Board and the Student Chairpersons – up to eighteen (18) candidates will be selected for interviews prior to convention. While all candidates will submit the $50 application fee on March 1st, only candidates selected to advance to the interview rounds will have their payment deposited. 100% of the application fee is applied to support the cost of candidate meals and a night of lodging during the selection process. All checks from non-advancing candidates will be destroyed. Advancing candidates must work with their advisors to coordinate convention registration and hotel accommodations for the Sunday and Monday nights of convention. .
All candidates who submit their application and participate in the State Officer preparation day will receive a letter by email informing them of their status as a candidate the week following the final prep date.