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We would love the opportunity to host you at one of our annual events - golf outings, annual convention or career show! They all offer the opportunity for interaction between the Wisconsin FFA Foundation, our supporters and our top-notch Wisconsin FFA members.

Golf Outings

Our three annual golf outings are a fun way to support Wisconsin FFA Foundation while receiving local visibility. They feature a diverse attendance make-up – local chapters and alumni, businesses, farmers, etc. Some even use it as a customer-appreciation opportunity while showcasing support of FFA.

There is also a lunch-only option for non-golfers to attend this great networking and fundraising program.

Deadlines:

  • January 15 – Sponsorship deadline to be included in brochure
  • June 20 – Early bird registration deadline to win cash
  • July 10 – Final sponsorship and registration deadline

2014 dates:

  • July 21 – Northwest
                  Wild Ridge Golf Course in Eau Claire
     
  • July 22 – Northeast
                  Royal St. Patrick's Golf Course in Wrightstown
     
  • July 28 – Southern - Presented by American Family Insurance 
                   Pleasant View Golf Course in Middleton

                          


 

 

 $80/Person Golf Package:

  • Continental breakfast
  • 18 holes (best-ball scramble) and cart
  • Several games and contests
  • Opportunity for awards and door prizes
  • Buffet lunch and program

$15/Person Lunch Only:

  • Buffet lunch and program

Course Information:

All courses are soft-spike facilities and require proper dress. Men must have collared shirts and sleeves; women may have either a collar or sleeves or both. No jeans. No carry-on food or beverages are allowed.

In case of inclement weather, all registrations/sponsorships are considered a donation to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation Annual Fund.

Have questions or need additional assistance?
Call us at 608-831-5058

Sponsorships

Presenting Sponsor $1,500

  • Sign at hole
  • Listed on event program
  • Four free golfers
  • Listed on sign at event
  • Opportunity to bring greetings at the lunch
  • Named in event press release
  • Logo and link on www.wisconsinffafoundation.org

Activity Sponsors* $500 or $1,000

  • Listed on event program
  • One free golfer
  • Listed on sign at event
  • Activity-specific recognition
  • Listed on www.wisconsinffafoundation.org
  • Options: breakfast, beverage cart, lunch, other

*Activity Sponsors must contact the Foundation office to coordinate activity selection.

Hole Sponsors $150 - $800

  • $150 – Regional Hole Sponsor
  • $300 – Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsor
  • $400 – Statewide Hole Sponsor
  • $800 – Statewide Exclusive Hole Sponsor
  • Sign at hole
  • Listed on event program
  • Listed on www.wisconsinffafoundation.org
  • Exclusive hole sponsors will be only sign at respective hole

Northwest Golf Outing

Wild Ridge Golf Course: 3905 Kane Rd; Eau Claire, WI 54701

Monday, July 21, 2014

7:45 a.m. Registration Begins
8:45 a.m. Golfer Instruction
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
2:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon

Celebrity Guest: Bob Bosold
$21 of each golf registration is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Sponsors:

Activity Sponsors

Beef Skills Contest Sponsor – Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
Breakfast Sponsor – AgStar Financial Services, ACA
Golf Cart Sponsor – Chippewa Valley Grain/Custer Farms Inc.
Poker Contest Sponsor – Tractor Central
Putting Contest Sponsor – Xcel Energy, Inc.

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsors

Bader Rutter Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Dairyland Seed Co, Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation Firestone Farm Tires
ANIMART Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Badgerland Financial Oscar Mayer
Channel Bio Rural Mutual Insurance Company
CHS Foundation UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course
Daluge Travel, LLC  

Regional Exclusive Hole Sponsor

Dunn Energy Cooperative

Regional Hole Sponsors

Bremer Bank G&B Produce, Inc.
Citizens Community Federal Bank Gross Motors, Inc.
Clear Lake FFA Alumni Tractor Central

Northeast Golf Outing

Royal St. Patrick's Golf Course: 201 Royal St Pats Dr, Wrightstown, WI 54180

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

7:45 a.m. Registration Begins
8:45 a.m. Golfer Instruction
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
2:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon

Celebrity Guest: Mike Austin
$19 of each golf registration is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Sponsors:

Activity Sponsors

Beef Skills Contest Sponsor – Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsors

Bader Rutter Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Dairyland Seed  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation Firestone Farm Tires
ANIMART Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Badgerland Financial Oscar Mayer
Channel Bio Rural Mutual Insurance Company
CHS Foundation UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course
Daluge Travel, LLC  

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsor

Agropur Wisconsin Public Service
Gresham FFA & FFA Alumni  

Regional Hole Sponsors

1991-92 State FFA Officer Team GreenStone Farm Credit Services
AgVentures LLC Krueger's Bou-Matic
Freedom FFA & FFA Alumni Luxemburg-Casco FFA Chapter
G&B Produce, Inc. United Veterinary Service
Green Bay Southwest Agriscience  

Southern Golf Outing

Presented by
 

Pleasant View Golf Course: 1322 Pleasant View Rd, Middleton, WI 53562

Monday, July 28, 2014

7:45 a.m. Registration Begins
8:45 a.m. Golfer Instruction
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
2:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon

Celebrity Guest: Pam Jahnke
$32 of each golf registration is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Sponsors:

Activity Sponsors

Beef Skills Contest Sponsor – Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
Bucket Raffle Sponsor – Sauk Prairie FFA & FFA Alumni
Golf Cart Sponsor – Sauk Prairie FFA & FFA Alumni
Putting Contest Sponsor – Culver's
Registration Gift Sponsor – Culver's

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsors

Bader Rutter Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Dairyland Seed  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation Firestone Farm Tires
ANIMART Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Badgerland Financial Oscar Mayer
Channel Bio Rural Mutual Insurance Company
CHS Foundation UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course
Daluge Travel, LLC  

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsor

Big Foot FFA Alumni Elkhorn FFA Alumni

Regional Hole Sponsor

Chamberlain & Henningfield
Landmark Services Cooperative
    CPAs LLP Mid-State Equipment
Dane County Ag Teachers The Mutual Fund Store
DeLong Company, Inc. The Scharine Group
FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative Tri-County Dairy Supply
First Citizens State Bank of Walworth County Farm Bureau
    Whitewater  

 

State FFA Convention

Thank you to these 2014 partners! Contact us by March 30, 2015 to be a 2015 Convention Partner!

Platinum


Animart


Renk Seed


Roundy's

Gold


CHS Foundation


GreenStone Farm Credit Services


U.S. Army ROTC 3rd BDE

Silver

DuPont Pioneer

John Deere

Local CHS/LOL Member Cooperatives

Merial Ltd.

Monsanto Company's Middleton Site

Seneca Foods Corporation

The Country Today

Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association

Wisconsin Public Service

Bronze

2003-2004 State FFA Officer Team

Agropur inc.

CNH Industrial Capital

Filament Marketing

GROWMARK, Inc.

Lakeside Foods, Inc.

Partners in Production

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Supporter

1987-88 State FFA Officer Team

Citizens State Bank of Loyal

Collegiate FFA, UW-Madison

Digi-Star LLC

East Central/Select Sires

First Capitol Ag

Foremost Farms USA

Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jeff & Holly Schmidt and family

Kent Nutrition Group

Midwestern Bio-Ag Products & Services

Nasonville Dairy, Inc.

Quality Liquid Feeds

UW-Madison Dept. of Animal Sciences

Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators

Wisconsin Dekalb Asgrow Sales Team

86th Wisconsin FFA Convention
June 15-18, 2015
Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall
Madison, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin FFA Convention is a gathering of approximately 3,500 participants - 2,000 FFA members, 250 agricultural education instructors, and 1,250 guests. It's a time to hold final FFA contest rounds, celebrate the accomplishments of the members, offer members leadership and personal growth opportunities, and thank our many supporters.

Note: Any specific convention invitation details will be sent in April 2015. Contact 608-831-5058 x1 if you have any questions.

Key Information & Announcements:

  • Several award presentation times changed in recent years. Please review the schedule closely.
  • Convention attire is business dress.
  • Individual registration for the convention is free, and there is complimentary parking this year.
  • Housing information can be found at https://mmx2reservations.com/madison/pc/WIFFA. All reservations through the housing block must be made by May 8. If you have any questions concerning your housing reservations, please contact Laura Senz, Convention Services Coordinator at the GMCVB at 800-373-6376 Ext. 3957 or senz@visitmadison.com.
  • There will be one central information/registration area in the middle of the Exhibition Hall where you can register for the convention and get information about the location of various activities.
  • Your role in any appropriate award presentations will be to shake the hands of the recipients and hand them the plaque, trophy or other item they may have earned. There will be escorts guiding you through the entire process.

Convention Schedule:

Monday, June 15

11:00 a.m. State Officer Candidate Judges’ Orientation
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. State Officer Candidate Interviews
12:00 p.m. Day of Service
8:30 p.m. Reflections Program

Tuesday, June 16

8:00 a.m. Ag Issues Career Development Event
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. State Speaking Contest Semi-Finals (Creed, Extemporaneous, Parliamentary Procedure, Prepared, Discussion Meet, Jr. High Quiz Bowl)
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m State Speaking Contest Finals (Creed, Extemporaneous, Parliamentary Procedure, Prepared, Discussion Meet, Jr. High Quiz Bowl)
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. First General Session – Grand Opening, State Officer Candidate Introductions, Service Project Recognition, FFA Advisor Recognition, Agriscience Teacher Awards, Keynote Speaker
11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Foundation Board Meeting
1:00 p.m. Marketing Plan Career Development Event
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Second General Session – ALL Proficiency Awards (Note: Alphabetical order this year for award presentations - Agricultural Communications to Wildlife.)
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m Sponsors and Award Winners Reception and Dinner
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Third General Session – FFA Donor Recognition, Speaking Contest Awards (Creed, Prepared, Jr. High Quiz Bowl, Extemporaneous, Parliamentary Procedure, Discussion Meet, Growmark Essay, Jr. High Essay), Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, June 17

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Stars over Wisconsin Finalist Judging
8:00 a.m. High School Quiz Bowl Contest
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Job Interview Contest Semi-Finals
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Fourth General Session – Career Development Event Recognition, WLC Scholarships, Three Star Leader Recognition, Chapter Membership Awards
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Career Show
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. School Officials Program
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Job Interview Contest Finals
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. State FFA Degree Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Opening/Closing Ceremonies Contest
1:00 p.m. National Delegate Interviews
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fifth General Session – Food for America Awards, FFA Foundation Scholarships, High School Quiz Bowl, Job Interview, Wisconsin FFA Degrees
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Honored Adults Reception and Dinner
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Past State Officer Reunion
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. State FFA Leadership Dinner
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sixth General Session – Agriscience Fair Awards, Honored Adult Awards, Stars over Wisconsin, Announcement of next year's State FFA Officers

Thursday, June 18

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m Seventh General Session – National Chapter Awards, Chapter Scrapbook, National Convention Delegates, State Band and Chorus Presentations, News Room & Courtesy Corps Recognition, State President’s Retiring Address, Announcement of next year's State President
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. State Officer, Parent, Advisor Lunch

Career Show

Connect with Wisconsin FFA members at a one-day Career Show during the Wisconsin FFA Convention! It's an educational and recreational trade show to reach FFA members as future customers and/or employees. Build your brand awareness, showcase your products and services, connect with current and future customers and communicate with prospective recruits!

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Location: Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center; Madison, Wisconsin

Booth pricing: $300 per booth
   Reserve your booths before March 30 and get a discount of $25 per booth. Any
   registrations after April 30 will have a late fee added of $50 per booth.

Buffet Lunch: $12/person (Tickets must be requested in advance.)
   There are other on-site food vendors. It is worth noting that the buffet lunch is the
   most convenient option based on proximity to the career show.

Schedule:
   Set-up – 7:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m.
   Show hours – 9:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
   Take-down – 2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Booth specifications:

10' x 10' space
8' draped backdrop
30"draped side rail dividers
6' long table
2 chairs
1 waste basket
All other items (table skirting, electrical outlets, rugs, freight, etc) are available through the convention center. Order forms and information packets will be sent out via email.

Show regulations: See the "Printable Brochure" button to view the list of show regulations.

Have questions or need additional assistance?
Call us at 608-831-5058

Join our 2014 exhibitors!
  • Accelerated Genetics
  • Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative
  • AgrAbility of Wisconsin
  • AgStar Financial Services
  • Alpha Gamma Rho UW-Madison
  • Alpha Gamma Rho-Alpha Psi Chapter
  • Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc.
  • American Lung Association in WI
  • ANIMART
  • Army ROTC
  • Badgerland Financial
  • Barefoot
  • Blackhawk Technical College
  • Blain's Farm & Fleet
  • BlueScope Buildings
  • Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
  • Dairyland Donkey Ball, LLC
  • Didion Milling and Ethanol
  • Dunn-Hill Marketing LLC
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • East Central/Select Sires
  • Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Assoc.
  • FABTECH Service Technician Education Center
  • Foremost Farms USA
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Frontier Ag & Turf
  • Frontier Servco FS
  • Globe University
  • Gordon Bernard Company
  • GreenStone Farm Credit Services
  • Kraft Foods - Oscar Mayer
  • Kuhn North America, Inc.
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Landmark Services Cooperative
  • Madison College John Deere Tech Program
  • Mid-State Technical College
  • Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)
  • Midwestern BioAg, Inc.
  • MinnTex Citrus, Inc. - Iowa
  • Monsanto Company - Middleton, WI
  • NASCO
  • National Farmers
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Ohio Technical College
  • Organic Valley - CROPP Cooperative
  • Professional Dairy Producers
  • Riesterer & Schnell, Inc.
  • Roundy's
  • Rural Mutual Insurance Company
  • Sloan Implement Company, Inc.
  • Southwest Tech
  • Swiderski Equipment Inc.
  • TransCanada Corporation
  • Tulsa Welding School
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Agriculture
  • USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • UW-Madison CALS
  • UW-Madison FISC
  • UW-River Falls CAFES
  • We Energies
  • WI Milk Marketing Board
  • WI Technical College System/PAS
  • Wisconsin Arborist Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE)
  • Wisconsin Commercial Deer & Elk Farmers Assoc. (WCDEFA)
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau - Ag in the Classroom
  • Wisconsin Farmers Union
  • Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC)
  • Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
  • Wysocki Produce Farm