American FFA Degree


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American FFA Degree2019-08-20T11:41:58-04:00

Project Description

The gold standard.

As the highest degree achievable in the National FFA Organization, the American FFA Degree shows an FFA member’s dedication to his or her chapter and state FFA association. It demonstrates the effort FFA members apply toward their supervised agricultural experience and the outstanding leadership abilities and community involvement they exhibited through their FFA career.

American FFA Degree recipients show promise for the future and have gone above and beyond to achieve excellence.

American FFA Degree Recipient

The requirements to earn the American FFA Degree are set forth in the National FFA Constitution. To be eligible to receive the American FFA Degree, members must meet qualifications such as receiving a State FFA Degree, holding active membership for the past three years, completing secondary instruction in an agricultural education program and operating an outstanding supervised agricultural experience program. Community service, leadership abilities and outstanding scholastic achievement are also required. View all requirements 🠖

All applications are submitted to the National FFA Organization after approval of a member’s state association. After review by national staff, the National FFA Board of Directors approve qualified candidates to receive the American FFA Degree at the National FFA Convention & Expo.


Candidates for the 2019 American FFA Degree will be honored on-stage during the Seventh General Session of the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo on Saturday, Nov. 2, in Indianapolis.

Recipients receive a certificate and the American FFA Degree key in honor of their accomplishments and dedication to FFA.

2019 American FFA Degree Candidates
American FFA Degree Resources
Convention Candidate Orientation Materials
Application Center
Case IH Agriculture
Elanco Animal Health

Awards and Recognition Advisory Committee

The National FFA Awards and Recognition Advisory Committee is a group of representatives from key stakeholders that provide relevant guidance and assistance to all award and recognition programs. The committee consists of representatives from key stakeholder groups.

Advisory Committee Purpose and Members
Advisory Committee Information