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STAR Conference      
This conference is designed for the Section Officer Teams. Be sure to click the link to see the schedule for the Fall 2021 dates!

Chapter Visits      
The IL FFA Major State Officers want to meet you! From September to December, Adam, Jaton, Lauren, Gracie and Kara will be making their way around the state from Section 1 to Section 25. Click the link for the 2021 dates to find out when they will be visiting your school.

State Leadership Crew      
The kick-off meeting will be held on September 8th! Click for more details and ask your advisor how you can be part of the CREW!

Career & Leadership Development Events      
FFA members focus on skill development and career preparation through participation in competitive career and leadership development events that develop individual responsibility, foster teamwork and promote communication while recognizing the value of ethical competition and individual achievement.

Lincoln Land Community College Greenhand Conference      
Save the date for October 13th! All five IL FFA State Officers will be present. Registration link to follow.

Southern Illinois University Greenhand Conference      
Greenhand Workshop will take place on September 7, 2021. The cost is $5 per student. Register by Friday, September 3, 2021.

University of Illinois Greenhand Conference      
The University of Illinois ALEC Program is happy to provide a virtual Greenhand Conference to chapters across the state. After last year's participant reach and success, and the uncertainty going forward this fall, we are once again providing our conference via the Box platform. The conference will be "live" beginning at noon on September 21. 

Western Illinois University GREENHAND COnference      
Please mark your calendar for September 14th, 2021 for the 2021 WIU Greenhand Conference. The event will be held on WIU's campus this year at the University Union with registration starting at 5:00 pm and the conference will begin at 5:30 pm.  

Southern Illinois University COLT Conference      

COLT will take place on September 7, 2021. The cost is $5 per student. Register by Friday, September 3, 2021.


Elite Conference      

The need for agriculture teachers in the state of Illinois and nationwide are very high. This workshop is a great opportunity to meet other students with similar interests, talk with college and university representatives and get any questions answered about the possibilities teaching agriculture education has to offer.  This year's Elite Conference details will be released shortly!

National FFA Convention      
Every year, FFA members nationwide converge on the National FFA Convention & Expo to celebrate their accomplishments and find inspiration for their next steps. Motivational keynote speakers, energetic concerts, fulfilling workshops and a sweeping expo floor bustling with agricultural education and industry opportunities will have you snapping pics and grabbing videos of all of the experiences you’ll remember forever.

National FFA Week      
Each year, FFA Chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week, and this week-long tradition began in 1947 in conjunction with George Washington’s birthday. George Washington is recognized due to his legacy as an agriculturalist and farmer.

Washington Leadership Conference      
Returning Summer 2022!
The National FFA Organization aims to provide exceptional leadership training to students of all experience levels through utilization of a three-part, cohesive conference series called the Chapter Leadership Continuum. The final conference in this series is the Washington Leadership Conference (WLC).

BUILD Conference      
The BUILD Conference is an excellent opportunity for students to develop personal and leadership skills that will lead them to success.

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