Royals welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to FFA Day at the Ballpark

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CONTACT
Duane Brodt
Marketing and Communications
National FFA Organization
DBrodt@FFA.org
888-332-2589

INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, June 4, 2013/National FFA Organization) – The Kansas City Royals welcome FFA members, their families and friends, alumni and FFA supporters to Kauffman Stadium for FFA Day at the Ballpark Sunday, June 23, as the Royals take on the Chicago White Sox at 1:10 p.m.

Discount tickets are being offered by the Royals and a portion of all ticket sales for the FFA Day game will directly benefit Kansas FFA. Fans – of both FFA and the Royals – have two ticket options: An upper-level Hy-Vee infield ticket for $20 or a Field Plaza, lower-level ticket for $35. FFA members and supporters can order their discount tickets at www.Royals.com/FFA.

Kansas FFA members will be at the game to spread the word about today’s FFA and greet Royals fans. A contingent of FFA members and staff will be located inside Gate B throughout the game to share news and information about Kansas FFA. An FFA Tailgate Party will be located in Lot N of Kauffman Stadium before, during and after the game. And the National FFA Organization’s official mascot, Flyte the Owl, will entertain fans before, during and after the game inside and outside Kauffman Stadium.

This summer, the National FFA Organization has partnered with four Major League Baseball teams – including the Royals – for FFA Day at the Ballpark events. For more, visit www.FFA.org/MLB.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 557,318 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,498 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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About National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 557,318 student members as part of 7,498 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at www.FFA.org, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.