2012 Video Highlights

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Convention Theme Video

Convention Theme Song Video - Grow
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General Sessions

Opening Session National FFA Convention-Grow
National Officer Reflections Opening Ceremony Welcome by Ryan Best, National FFA President Band and Chorus Grand Entry National Advisor's Challenge, Dr. Steve Brown, National FFA Advisor Feeding the World - Starting at Home Keynote Speaker: Scott Hamilton...watch now


Second General Session National FFA Convention-Grow Our Communities
Opening Ceremony Welcome by Alicia Hodnik Presentation of State Flags "Somos FFA, We Are FFA" Board of Directors Recognition State Association Membership Awards Retiring Address by Kenny Quick, Eastern Region Vice President, "7 Bucks" Outstanding Middle School, sponsored by John Deere Model of Innovation Awards, sponsored by John Deere Model of Excellence, sponsored by John Deere National Chapter 3 Star Chapters Awards, sponsored by John Deere...watch now


Third General Session National FFA Convention-Grow Our Future
Opening Ceremony Welcome by Cain Thurmond, Star Finalist Recognition. Recognition of National FFA Foundation Sponsors' Board and Individual Giving Council, Retiring Address by Seth Pratt, Western Region Vice President, "Your Greenhouse" Sponsor and Donor Recognition Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lowell Catlett, sponsored by Barnes & Thornburg...watch now


Fourth General Session National FFA Convention-Grow Our Commitment
Opening Ceremony Welcome by Kenny Quick, Keynote Speaker: Walter Bond, Honorary American FFA Degree Ceremony, Distinguished Service Citations, VIP Awards, Retiring Address by Cain Thurmond Southern Region Vice President "Home"...watch now


Fifth General Session National FFA Convention-Grow our Influence
Opening Ceremony Welcome by Seth Pratt, NAAE Greetings, Officer Advisor and School Recognition, National Officer Candidate and Nominating Committee Recognition, Retiring Address by Jason Troendle National FFA Secretary "Love Out Loud"...watch now


Seventh General Session National FFA Convention-Grow our Influence
Welcome by Seth Pratt and Kenny Quick; Retiring Address by Alicia Hodnik, Central Region Vice President, “Paint from the Heart”; Creed Speaking, sponsored by CHS; Extemporaneous Public Speaking, sponsored by American Farm Bureau Federation; Prepared Public Speaking, sponsored by Monsanto; Agriscience Teacher Recognition, sponsored by PotashCorp; Agriscience Fair Recognition, sponsored by Cargill and Syngenta; Keynote Speaker: Josh Bleill, sponsored by AgReliant Genetics...watch now


Eighth General Session National FFA Convention-Grow our Influence
Welcome by Ryan Best; Stars Over America Pageant; American FFA Degree Ceremony, sponsored by Alltech; Case IH; Elanco; Farm Credit; DuPont Pioneer; and Syngenta...watch now


Ninth General Session National FFA Convention-Grow our Influence
Welcome by Jason Troendle; Delegate Reports; National Officer Parent Recognition; Career Development Event Award Winners; Retiring Address: Ryan Best, National FFA President, “Momma Said”; Past National Officer Recognition; Election and Installation of National FFA Officers; Convention-in-Review Show...watch now


CDE Finals

Prepared Public Speaking CDE
Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. Indiana Convention Center Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5...watch now


Extemporaneous Public Speaking CDE
Extemporaneous Public Speaking Indiana Convention Center Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5...watch now


Agricultural Issues Forum CDE
Agricultural Issues Forum CDE Indiana Convention Center Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5...watch now


Parliamentary Procedure CDE
Parliamentary Procedure CDE Indiana Convention Center Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5...watch now


Creed Speaking CDE
Creed Speaking CDE Indiana Convention Center Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5...watch now


Veterinary Science CDE
Veterinary Science CDE Event Review and Results Announcementwatch now


Marketing Plan CDE
Marketing Plan CDE Indiana Convention Center Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5watch now


Additional Videos

National FFA Talent Revue
Sponsored by Wrangler Masters of Ceremonies: Alicia Hodnik Dan Tedor, National FFA Talent Director...watch now


National FFA Band and Chorus Concert
National FFA Band, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, conducted by Joe LaJoye;
National FFA Choir, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, conducted by Patti LaJoye...watch now


FFA State Delegate Social Media Training
Social media training session for the FFA State Delegates from the 85th National FFA Convention. Sponsored by Rabo Agri-Finance...watch now