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Overview      
The 89th Texas FFA State Convention will be held in Corpus Christi, Texas July 10-14, 2017 at the American Bank Center.

***THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED AS MORE INFORMATION COMES AVAILABLE *** 

Convention Housing      
**The Housing Block is now closed. Please contact hotels directly with any questions regarding accommodation**
 Any chapter cancelling housing block rooms AFTER May 19, you WILL be subject to a 1-Night charge per room cancellation fee.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you need to cancel any rooms, this must be done prior to this deadline in order to avoid cancellation penalty fees.  Please reference the Housing Policy on the housing page for more information.

Tentative Convention Schedule      
Click here to view the tentative general schedule for the 89th Texas FFA Convention

Registration      
Chapter Registration
Advisors can register their students, teachers and guests (chaperones, administrators, etc) through the Texas FFA Roster system. Login at https://www.texasffa.org/login.aspx. Choose the Event Registration tab in your menu and select the 2017 Texas FFA Convention. Any Guest Registrations done via the Roster system will be invoiced to the chapter account and payment will be the responsibility of the chapter and must be mailed to the Texas FFA Office as with any other chapter charge. 

Guest Registration
Guest Registration is now open for parents as well as other visitors who would like to pre-register themselves online to avoid lengthy on-site registration lines. Day passes are $15/person and week passes are $40/person. Payment via credit card is required at the time of online guest registration. To expedite check-in at convention, bring your printed guest registration ticket to the 'Guest Check-in' booth.  Click here to register as a guest.  

Service Project      
The Texas FFA Association is excited to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to children in the
Corpus Christi area. Chapters are encouraged to contribute backpacks filled with school supplies
which will impact students in the host city of the 89th Annual Texas FFA Convention. Learn more and see the supply list here


Parking Map      
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American Bank Center Parking Map 6/15/2017 617 KB

Exhibits      
You are invited to exhibit your company’s products and services at this year’s Texas FFA Convention. For more information click here

Convention Delegates      
Each chapter is entitled to send voting delegates to the convention to cast a vote for in elections for state officer, state president and talent contest and participate in deliberations and decisions concerning the future of the organization.

Feed Lot      
Meal tickets can be purchased on your roster for $10 each until 7/7. After this date, you will not be able to make changes to the amount of tickets purchased and will be responsible for the purchase.  Tickets are available onsite for $12 each. 


Convention Media Program      
There are two different facets of the Texas FFA Convention Media program held in conjunction with Texas FFA Convention. The first is the Texas FFA News: Convention Edition, the official online news of the annual event that is published for FFA members, by FFA members, found at news.texasffa.org. The second facet is The Convention Report, a video newscast scheduled to air during the final general session on Friday, July 14. 

There are many different jobs associated with the Convention Media program such as editors, reporters and photographers. We are excited to fill these positions with hard working, responsible FFA members who are ready to learn! Click here to view the 2017 Convention Media staff.

Foundation Ambassadors      
The Foundation Ambassadors program is a unique opportunity for chapter level FFA members to meet, interact, and assist some of our special guests, VIPs and other important sponsors. Click here to view the 2017 Foundation Ambassadors.

Courtesy Corps      
The Courtesy Corps list is now available! Click the heading above for more information.

Chorus      
2017 Texas FFA Chorus Application is now closed. Click the heading above for instructions and more information.

Click HERE to see the 2017 Texas FFA Chorus Members.

2017 Notification Letters (Official Results Posted To Degree Check Page)      
NameDate AddedSize
2017 C.J. "Red" Davidson Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 149 KB
2017 Farm Credit Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 151 KB
2017 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 150 KB
2017 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Letter 6/19/2017 146 KB
2017 Jim Bob Norman Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 150 KB
2017 Lone Star Degree Recipient Letter 7/7/2017 143 KB
2017 Rodeo Austin Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 146 KB
2017 Ryan Mott Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 151 KB
2017 SALE Tour Guide Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 146 KB
2017 San Antonio Livestock Exposition Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 146 KB
2017 Vickie Rosenbusch Memorial Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 151 KB
2017 Wallrath Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 150 KB
2017 Young Farmers Scholarship Letter 6/15/2017 151 KB
AFNR Quiz Bowl Notification Letter 7/5/2017 145 KB
Agriscience Fair Participant Letter 6/26/2017 146 KB
Area Officer and Advisor Breakfast Letter 6/26/2017 249 KB
Banquet Ticket Printing Instructions 6/26/2017 192 KB
Courtesy Corps Member & Advisor Memo 6/16/2017 127 KB
Golden Horizon GOLD Rated Chapter Letter 6/15/2017 146 KB
Honorary Lone Star Degree Letter (Non-Teacher) 6/15/2017 148 KB
Honorary Lone Star Letter (Teacher) 6/15/2017 143 KB
LDE/CDE State Team Winner Letter 6/16/2017 148 KB
National Chapter Award GOLD Rated Chapter Letter 6/15/2017 147 KB
New Chapter Charter Letter 6/15/2017 147 KB
Nursery/Landscape CDE Top Individual Winner Letter 6/19/2017 147 KB
Proficiency Award Winner Letter 6/15/2017 146 KB
Public Speaking Contestant Letter 6/15/2017 145 KB
Spanish Creed Participant Letter 7/5/2017 151 KB
Star Awards Finalist Letter 6/26/2017 149 KB
2017 Constitution Amendment Notice 5/22/2017 79 KB


   
 
  Corporate Sponsors
     
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  2017 Convention Announcements
     
Announcement: Convention Kick-Off Concert  performed by Aaron Watson
Announcement: Keynote Address given by Keni Thomas
Announcement: Fun Night Theme - Safari 
Announcement: Backpack Service Project Information
 
   

  Convention Photographer
     
ShowChampions is the official photographer for the 2017 Texas FFA Convention.
 
   

  Links & Resources
     
Convention Sponsors
 
   

  Media Inquiries
     
Convention Media Kit
Contact:
Ashley Dunkerley
ashley@vatat.org
 
   

     
     
 
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