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  CONVENTION TIP of the DAY for Friday, June 7, 2024 - Take A Chance On Winning Big & Show Your FFA Pride on the Road!  
  Riley Wells  6/7/2024 7:00:00 AM  

CONVENTION TIP of the DAY for Friday, June 7, 2024 - Take A Chance On Winning Big & Show Your FFA Pride on the Road!


Planning on grilling anytime soon? How about washing your car? What about that summer vacation or a shopping spree at Scheels you have always been dreaming about? If so, then the Foundation Committee and the Illinois Foundation FFA have just the thing for you.  


On Tuesday, June 12th, and Wednesday, June 13th, the Foundation will be selling raffle tickets for the following twelve baskets:



  • Care Care Basket

  • CDE Survival Kit

  • Self-Care Basket

  • Summer Fun Basket

  • Grilled to Perfection Basket

  • Gourmet Goodness Basket

  • Horse Creek Outfitters Basket

  • Ultimate Grab Bag Basket

  • Fields of Green Basket

  • Gift Cards Galore Basket

  • United as One Basket

  • Weekend Getaway Basket

  • BONUS BASKET - Bags of Seed

To view the entire list of items included in each basket - click here.

Ticket Price


It only takes $1.00 for a chance to win big at the 96th Annual Illinois FFA State Convention.


1 Ticket for $1.00

6 Tickets for $5.00


The Illinois Foundation FFA’s Associate Director’s arm length (30 Tickets) for $20.00


*Please note, that tickets can be paid for with cash or via PayPal.


Raffle Location


The Foundation will be displaying the baskets and selling tickets directly inside the lobby of the Bank of Springfield Center. Not sure where to find the booth? Just look for the “Illinois Foundation FFA - Raffle” signage inside the Bank of Springfield Center, or ask a Courtesy Corps member to point you in the right direction.




Raffle winners will be announced during the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th General Sessions.


Session 2: Car Care Basket, CDE Survival Kit, Self-Care Basket & Summer Fun Basket

Session 3: Grilled to Perfection Basket, Gourmet Goodness Basket, Horse Creek Outfitters Basket & Ultimate Grab Bag Basket

Session 4: Fields of Green Basket, Git Cards Galore Basket, United as One Basket & Weekend Getaway Basket




Baskets must be picked up before 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16th from the VIP Room.


A special thank you to all of the individuals, organizations, and business and industry friends that donate an item(s) to help support the Illinois Foundation FFA in making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

Illinois FFA License Plate

**Reminder for Convention Attendees!**

Before entering the Bank of Springfield Center, please take a picture of your license plate. Then, make sure to stop by the Foundation booth to complete the digital license plate form.

We need your help to reach the required 2,000 applications to commission a custom Illinois FFA license plate decal! Your participation makes a big difference.

Riley Wells
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 618-499-1751
Address: 3221 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL 62702
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