Attendees

The National FFA Convention & Expo is a terrific experience for anyone connected to FFA and agriculture education.

Registration is required, but FFA members, FFA advisors, school administrators, parents, FFA Alumni, Collegiate FFA members, and other FFA supporters are all invited to attend that nation’s largest annual student gathering.

We want to make your planning for the National FFA Convention & Expo easy and successful! Each tab will guide you through information needed to get prepared.

Note: Registration opens August 2013

Convention: This section will highlight every part of your National FFA Convention & Expo experience, including sessions, tours, entertainment, competition times and more.

Expo: Take a look at the floor plan and see which exhibitors will be in attendance of the National FFA Expo! Have FFA members interested in a specific agriculture career? The National FFA Expo is laid out in eight different career pathways to help FFA members navigate the exhibitors based on interest.

Planning: Here you will find information on how to book housing, register (opening August 2013), guidelines for FFA Official Dress, budgeting and fundraising ideas, travel tips, parking, safety and more.

Volunteers: Serving the community is a great way to get involved at the National FFA Convention & Expo. Learn about the National Days of Service, Courtesy Corps and other opportunities for FFA chapters during your time in Louisville. There are countless ways to give back during your time in Louisville. We also rely on public volunteers to make the National FFA Convention & Expo possible!

Need to contact the convention team with questions? Just send us an email at convention@ffa.org.

Media

We host and invite news media from across the country to cover the National FFA Convention & Expo! We welcome you to discover amazing stories about the accomplishments of our FFA members. From students excelling in entrepreneurship to giving back to the community, there is no shortage of stories!

Please direct media registration questions to Donna Ramseur, dramseur@ffa.org.

Fact Sheet – National FFA Organization (PDF)

  • 88% of National FFA Convention & Expo attendees are students between the ages of 12 to 21
  • 8% of attendees are former FFA members and agriculture and science teachers
  • 4% are school administrators and guests
  • 39% live in small-town areas
  • 34% live in urban and suburban areas
  • 27% live in rural farm areas