2012 National Convention Videos

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Convention Theme Video

Convention Theme Song Video - Grow

This is the video shown at the beginning of each general session at the 85th National FFA Convention.
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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



Sixth General Session National FFA Convention-Grow our Influence

Proficiency Award Winners...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