The Proficiency and Stars Travel Seminar empowers FFA leaders by providing them with a global perspective. Through this experience, participants gain knowledge by visiting farms and agribusinesses.
Allow participants to develop a global perspective and become more culturally aware of the diversity in agriculture around the world.
Increase awareness about the ever-changing global market-place.
Connect global industry leaders with FFA members for internship and employment opportunities
Empower participants with global knowledge, making them better able to share intercultural messages to
FFA members in their home state.
Create a sense of community with people of other cultures and those involved in agriculture.
This travel seminar is available to proficiency finalists and star finalists. All star finalists are eligible to participate. For each proficiency area only one finalist may go. If there is more than one applicant, the selection process will be made after proficiency judging at the National FFA Convention.
The 2017 Proficiency & Stars Travel seminar to Ireland will tentatively be June 10 – 18.
How do I register for the 2017 Proficiency & Stars International Experience?
Registering is conducted via an online process. There is a lot of information needed to complete the registration. Be sure to follow the sequential steps listed below and read the appropriate preparation documents before registering.
Ireland list of registration questions document in preparation to register online.
Read the Proficiency & Stars Travel Seminar Registration FAQ prior to registering online.
Use the link and registration code you were emailed to complete the registration online.
Download and complete the
required signature documents – these documents must be completed and mailed with a postmark date no later than February 1, 2017.
Apply for your U.S. Passport