There are numerous conferences throughout the state that Healdsburg FFA attends. Check out each conference and don't forget to check the calendar for when applications are due.
Greenhand Leadership Conf
Greenhand Conferences are designed to intrigue and excite the freshman FFA member about the organization. This conference is the “hook-line-and-sinker” to get students to buy into the organization throughout their four years in high school.
Made for Excellence
MFE "Adventure U"!! Students who participate will have fun as they embark on an adventure to develop personal leadership skills. This conference is targeted toward sophomore FFA members. The motivation, excitement, and education gained from this conference will help to enhance the self-esteem and personal development of all who attend.
Adv. Leadership Academy
The academy is focused on the junior and senior students within the chapter. This activity will bring focus to the agriculture industry. Each of the conferences is designed for a 24 hour period over two-days hosted at various spots throughout the state during the winter months
California State Conference
State FFA Convention is an opportunity for students to learn about leadership and see successful students be rewarded for their efforts. The conference takes place is Fresno, CA and is 4 days long. Members meet others from all over the state and create bonds and learn skills that will last a lifetime. Dates for Next Year: April 12-15, 2014
The Sacramento Leadership Experience is California FFA's capstone leadership conference for FFA members. 40 of the best graduating senior FFA members are selected annually to participate. Students step into the role of one of California's 40 Senators. Students are assigned a specific California district, and spend 4 days in Sacramento. Applications are due to the state by January 1st.
National FFA Convention
The National FFA Convention is held each October with nearly 55,000 FFA members and guests from across the country in attendance. Members participate in general sessions, competitive events, educational tours, leadership workshops, a career show and expo, volunteer activities and much more. It is one of the largest annual student conventions in the country.