The Stars and Proficiency International Travel Experience empowers FFA leaders by providing them with a global perspective. Through this experience, participants gain knowledge by visiting farms and agribusinesses.
Travel Experience Objectives
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 international travel experience is available to all of the star finalists and one proficiency finalists in each proficiency award area. National proficiency finalists who wish to participate complete a written application prior to the national convention and are then interviewed immediately after the proficiency award judging interviews at the National FFA Convention & Expo.
The 2017 Stars & Proficiency International Travel Experience will take place in Ireland, June 8 – 16, 2017.
How do I register for the 2017 Stars and Proficiency International Travel 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