FAIRBANKS, Alaska – The Alaska FFA Association will host students from across the state at their 37th Annual State Convention, April 24-27, 2013. FFA members, involved in agricultural and natural resource education, will compete in leadership and career development events, participate in a service project and join in interactive workshops. The convention will be held at the Regency Hotel and Moose Lodge, and the awards banquet will be held at the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall.
Seven chapters are expected to attend the convention, including North Pole, Delta Junction, EKCS, Kodiak, Palmer, Homer, Midnight Sun, bringing approximately 100 members. Students will compete in events such as floriculture, agricultural mechanics, prepared and extemporaneous speaking, veterinary science, and job interview. The event winners will have the opportunity to represent Alaska and compete at the National FFA Convention, held in October in Louisville, Kentucky. During the Envirothon, students will compete in soils, wildlife, aquatics, forestry, and current issues. The winning team will have the chance to compete at the National Envirothon in Bozeman, Montana.
Students will also have the opportunity to participate in workshops led by National FFA Southern Region vice president, Wiley Bailey. Bailey represents over half a million students and travels throughout the country leading personal growth and leadership training seminars for FFA members.
Please join us at the 37th Annual Alaska FFA State Convention & Envirothon
Awards Program & Banquet
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 6:00 pm Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall. Help us celebrate the accomplishments of our students!
Dinner options: Indian Taco Take-out from 3:30pm-5:30pm $10.00/plate
Sit-down dinner from 6:00pm-8:00pm $15.00/plate with live performances and music
Elders 60 and over eat free at both meals
Join us for a silent auction and split the pot!
This year, Alaska FFA will be auctioning off three beautiful baskets full of goodies from around the state. The baskets are titled: The Great Outdoors, Made in Alaska, and Garden Time, each named after the theme of their contents. Alaska FFA members and chapters are asked to bring items from their part of Alaska to contribute to each basket.
State Convention Downloads
- 2013 State Convention Schedule
- 2013 State Convention Registration Form (excel file)
- Chapter Report Guidelines
- Chapter Swap Guidelines
- Alaska FFA Proficiency Application 2013
A great opportunity to earn scholarship money!
- Alaska FFA State Degree Application 2013
A requirement for all state officers!
- 2013 State Convention Student Conduct Letter
Please read this letter!
- Alaska FFA State Officer Application 2013
Think you’ve got what it takes to be a state officer? Check out the application and contact state staff if you have any questions.
- 2013 Alaska FFA Outstanding Chapter Application
Has your chapter been outstanding this year? Fill out this application and show off your chapter’s accomplishments.
- 2013 Alaska FFA Outstanding Advisor Award