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Online Legislative Experience      
Facilitated by agricultural educators in their respective classrooms, this four day experience explores the legislative process and the essential role that students play in advocating for FFA, Agricultural Education and Career Technical Education.

Overview      

Registration opens on December 20, 2023 and close January 31, 2024. 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO For Chapters Attending: 

Texas FFA Day At The Capitol and Texas FFA Foundation LEAD Experience (combined event)
February 22 & 23, 2024
Registration: 8:00 am
Location: Wyndham Garden- Austin, TX 
  3401 South I-35 Austin, TX 78741
Program will begin at 8:30 am and will conclude by 4:00 pm
Cost: $30.00/student (includes t-shirt, lunch, and padfolio)
Parking at hotel: FREE
Lunch: Freebirds burritos 
 
Other Information:   
-Students shall be in official dress for this event. 
-Students will be assigned groups during check in. 
-If you have any cancellations, please make them as soon as possible so other chapters have the chance to attend.
-Since it is a session year, opportunities for meetings may be limited. If you would like to attempt to schedule a meeting or a tour of the Governor's Mansion, please do so between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm .
-Parking could be limited so please allow plenty of time in the event that the parking garage is full. If you plan to bring a bus, please see this map.
 
Pre Day At The Capitol/LEAD: 
-Consider using this unit to prepare your students for this experience.
-If you're not able to make time for a full unit, here are some key facts to know about the Texas Legislature.
-Please review the Code of Conduct for the Capitol and remind your students to behave in a manner that reflects the expectations of your chapter and the Texas FFA Association.

In the event that you have extra time to spend in Austin, please consider visiting this page for additional tours and educational opportunities. 

 


Attire      
Students – Official Dress 
Advisors – Professional Dress

*Please be prepared to remove FFA jackets, belts and/or clear your pockets prior to going through security*


   
 
  Corporate Sponsors
     
  McCoys  
   


  Online Legislative Experience
     
If you can't attend our in-person Day at the Capitol event this year, our online legislative experience is a great resource for your classroom!

Facilitated by agricultural educators in their respective classrooms, this four day experience explores the legislative process and the essential role that students play in advocating for FFA, Agricultural Education and Career Technical Education.
 
 
   

     
     
 
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