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Overview      
The 93rd Texas FFA State Convention is scheduled for July 5-9, 2021 in Fort Worth, TX. More information will be posted on this page as it becomes available. 

2021 Convention Pricing      
Registration
  • Students: $75 or $55 if staying in the housing block
  • Advisors: $75 or complimentary if staying in the housing block
  • Guest: $75/week or $20/day
  • Virtual Chapter Registration: $150/week. 
     *Chapter's registered for convention in-person will automatically receive access to the online features of the convention

Parking

  • Houston Street Garage: $90/week (10 in-and-outs)
  • Commerce Street Garage: $90/week (10 in-and-outs) *LOW CLEARANCE*
  • Satellite/Oversized Vehicle Parking: $75/week
  • Trailer Parking $75/week
  • Bus Parking: $100/week
     *Shuttle available from satellite/oversized/bus parking lot to the convention center for DRIVER'S ONLY*

Feedlot

  • $15/ticket

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 2021 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. Parents attending should register themselves through the guest registration link below. 

The deadline for convention registration and changes is 11:59P.M. on June 21, 2021. No changes to registration (including drops) will be allowed after that point for any reason and invoices will be final. 

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 $20/person and week passes are $75/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.  

     Parking

     You can secure parking before you arrive at Convention!  

     Use the FW Park App available on Apple and Google Play to book and pay in advance.

     Here’s How:

  1. Download the FW Park App:  Apple and Google Play
  2. Click “Reserve” on the bottom menu bar.
  3. Type “Fort Worth, Texas” in the search bar above the map.
  4. Click on “Starts” to select the date and time of your arrival.
  5. Click on “Time” to select the date and time you will depart.
  6. Click on “Find Parking.”
  7. Click on the marker on top of the Fort Worth Convention Center.
  8. Select the parking pass option from the list that best suits your needs.
  9. Click on the marker at your preferred location.
  10. You will have to create an account or sign in to complete your booking and pay through the app.

Getting to/from Downtown Fort Worth from DFW Airport

TEXRail

Trinty Metro TEXRail is a 27-mile commuter rail line that extends from downtown Fort Worth, Texas, across northeast Tarrant County, through North Richland Hills and Grapevine, and into Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B. For the train schedule and more details on how to ride visit: https://ridetrinitymetro.org/texrail-schedule/.

Getting around Downtown Fort Worth & Cultural District

The Dash Bus

Trinity Metro will operate a “Special Events Double Dash” route to provide downtown transportation for large events at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Thanks to a partnership with Visit Fort Worth, rides on The Dash electric buses are free during these events.

You can board the bus at the Fort Worth Water Gardens stop if you’re staying at the Omni Hotel.

Projected services dates are June 26-29, July 2-11, July 29-Aug. 9, and Oct. 18-23. Visitors may easily dash around downtown or dash to the Fort Worth Cultural District to enjoy additional entertainment and dining options. For The Dash schedule and more details on how to ride visit: https://ridetrinitymetro.org/rider-services/dashandrediscover/.

Getting to/from The Stockyards from Downtown

The #15 Stockyards/North Main Bus

Walk a few blocks from the Omni Hotel to the 9th and Main St. bus stop and pick up the #15 Stockyards/North Main bus. You will get off at the Main & Exchange stop.  

Getting Around by Bike

You can access one of 50 Fort Worth Bike Sharing stations to get around town on two wheels. With a bike sharing station right across the street from the Omni Hotel and several others near points of interest around Fort Worth, getting around by bike has never been more convenient.

For pricing, station locations and how it works, visit: https://fortworthbikesharing.com/.


Area Attractions      
Click the link above for a list of local attractions and discounts.

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


Convention Schedule      
Click here to view the tentative schedule for the 93rd Texas FFA Convention.

Chorus      

Click above for more information about the Texas FFA Chorus.

2021 Texas FFA Convention Chorus Members have been chosen! See the list here. 


Convention Housing      

Housing for the 2021 Texas FFA State Convention in Fort Worth, TX will open at 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 15, 2021!  Click the 'Convention Housing' link above to access housing information. 

The board of directors has again suspended the housing cancellation deadline which typically takes place in mid-May. Although there will be no Texas FFA imposed penalty for canceling hotel rooms in May or June, we encourage you to make any necessary modifications to your reservations as early as possible after booking. Please be aware that the Texas FFA housing block will close on Monday, June 14, 2021. Rooms released after that point CANNOT be rebooked by Texas FFA or counted in our hotel room pickup.

The housing block is vital to the overall financial viability of the convention.


Convention FAQs      
Click the link above for a list of Convention related Frequently Asked Questions.


Courtesy Corps      
Click the link above to access the List of 2021 Courtesy Corp Members.

Convention Media Program      
The Texas FFA Convention Student Media Program provides a semi-professional environment for students to cultivate skills related to journalism, photography, videography, and video production. It is a week-long experiential learning environment that enables members to apply creativity and technical skills in a fun and practical setting. 

Convention Photography      
Next Level Images serves as the official Texas FFA Convention photographer. You may view and purchase all photos at www.nextlevel-image.com.

Convention Press Release Templates      
Please click here to view this year’s convention press release templates.

Convention Service Projects      
Blue Jeans Go Green™: Convention Community Service Initiative
The Texas FFA Association is excited to participate in Cotton’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program. Chapters are encouraged to bring any type of denim apparel item – jeans, jackets, shirts, skirts, etc. – to the Texas FFA Convention July 5-8, 2021. The contributed items will be broken down into its original cotton fiber state and is turned into insulating material by Bonded Logic, Inc. More information can be found here

Day of Service - Hosted by Weimar FFA
The Texas FFA Association is excited to promote the annual Weimar FFA Day(s) of Service. Registration for day one can be found here. Registration for day two can be found here

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

Teacher Committee Information      
There will be a meeting on Monday, July 5, 2021 at 5 pm in Room 102 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. This meeting will be for all committee chairs and members. The only exception to this is the Registration Committee. The Registration Committee will meet at 3:30 pm in Room 102
 
At this meeting you will: 
 
- Receive your credentials. 
- Go over committee assignments for the week. 
- Answer any questions for new committee members. 
 
Additionally, as a reminder early registration WILL be available and will be open from 4-6 pm for committee members




Attending Convention Virtually?      
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Texas FFA Convention Implementation Guide 7/1/2021 11229 KB


Convention Workshops      
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2021 Convention Workshops 7/2/2021 87 KB

   
 
  Corporate Sponsors
     
  Justin Boots  
   

  Announcements
     

2021 Kick-Off Concert: William Clark Green
2021 Keynote Speaker: Amberley Snyder
2021 Fun Night Theme: Family Vacation

Spanish and ASL Opening Ceremonies - APPLY HERE

 
   

  Future Dates & Locations
     
July 5-9, 2021 - Fort Worth Convention Center
July 11-15, 2022 - Fort Worth Convention Center
July 10-14, 2023 - Dallas Convention Center
July 8-12, 2024 - George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston
July 7-11, 2025 - Dallas Convention Center
July 6-10, 2026 - Dallas Convention Center
July 5-9, 2027 - Dallas Convention Center
 
   

  Links & Resources
     
Convention Sponsors
Safety Tips and Contacts
 
   

  Media Inquiries
     
If you are a media representative that would like to attend this year's convention. Please contact Texas FFA's official public relations firm prior to arrival.

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