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Golf Outings

Thank you!

The Foundation’s trio of 2018 outings raised nearly $40,500 to support Wisconsin FFA and agricultural education. These summer events have collectively yielded more than $370,000 in donated funds since 2010, when the newest outing of the three was first held in northeastern Wisconsin. Proceeds from all of the golf outings significantly aid the Foundation’s annual fund, an essential account which maintains operations of the organization, as well as supplements the needs of Wisconsin FFA throughout the year.

"We're grateful to our sponsors and golfers who make these events an annual tradition in support of Ag Ed and FFA," says John Hromyak, Wisconsin FFA Foundation executive director. "More than just a fundraiser, we see our golf outings as a way to connect face-to-face with our community of individual supporters and an opportunity to strengthen our relationship with industry sponsors. We hope to continue to see growth and invite all to next year's outings!"
 

Join Us

  • July 15, 2019 – Northwest - Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire, WI
  • July 16, 2019 – Northeast - Mid Vallee Golf Course, De Pere, WI         
  • July 29, 2019 – Southern - Pleasant View Golf Course, Middleton, WI             

         

                 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 
Sponsorship # Available Location Amount
Statewide Title Sponsor 1 Statewide $5,000
Presenting Sponsor 3 One at Each Course $1,500
Photography Sponsor 1 Statewide $2,400
  3 One at Each Course $1,000
Relief Station Sponsor SOLD OUT! Statewide $2,400
  SOLD OUT! One at Each Course $1,000
Beverage Cart Sponsor 3 One at Each Course $750
Golf Cart Sponsor 3 One at Each Course $750
Lunch Sponsor 3 One at Each Course $750
Putting Contest 3 One at Each Course $500
Breakfast Sponsor 3 One at Each Course $500
Statewide Exclusive Hole Sponsor Multiple Statewide $750
Hole Sponsor - Exclusive Multiple At Each Course $300
Hole Sponsor Multiple At Each Course $150

Please contact John Hromyak regarding sponsorship opportunities at jhromyak@wisconsinffafoundation.org
or 608-831-5058 x3.




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State FFA Convention

Thank you to these 2018 partners!
Platinum


CHS Foundation


Kerry


Renk Seed

Gold


Compeer


GreenStone Farm Credit Services


GROWMARK, Inc.


U.S. Army ROTC 3rd BDE


Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation

Silver

Cooperative Network

Seneca Foods Corporation

Wisconsin Public Service

Bronze

Agropur inc

Badger State Ethanol

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

Citizens State Bank of Loyal

CNH Industrial Capital

John Deere Kansas

Lakeside Foods, Inc.

Southwest Tech College

Town Bank

We Energies

Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Supporter

East Central/Select Sires

Foremost Farms USA

Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau

Jennie-O Turkey Store

Nasonville Dairy Inc.

Russ Davis Wholesale, Inc.

Topcon Agriculture Americas

Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators

Friend

Charleston|Orwig

Fox Cities Builders

Kenneth & Joyce Natzke, and Richard & Sue Schultz

Keller, Inc.

Mondovi FFA

Ronald W. Martin

UW-River Falls AgEd Society and Alpha Tau Alpha

 

90th Wisconsin FFA Convention
June 10-13, 2019
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 2019. 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 11

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 12

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 - Wildlife to Agricultural Communications.)
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 13

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 14

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

Convention Expo

Connect with Wisconsin FFA members at a one-day Convention Expo (formerly 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 12, 2019

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

Booth pricing: $300 per booth
   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.– 4:30 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.
 
Join our 2018 exhibitors!
AgCentric-MN State Center of
Excellence
AgrAbility of Wisconsin
Agromatic
Allied Cooperative
Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc.
Blain's Farm & Fleet
Blackhawk Technical College
Colorado State University
Comfort Hoof Care, Inc.
Compeer Financial
Culver's
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
DuPont Pioneer
East Central/Select Sires
Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales
Exacto, Inc.
Focus on Energy
Foremost Farms USA
Fox Cities Builders
Fox Valley Technical College
Gateway Technical College
GreenStone FCS
GROWMARK
Harmison's Hometown Fundraising
Heartland Farms
Investors Community Bank
John Deere Company
Kerry
Lakeshore Technical College
Landmark Services Cooperative
Madison College John Deere Tech
MAI Animal Health
Mid-State Technical College
MinnTex Citrus, Inc
Nasco
Northeast Wisconsin Tech College
Northcentral Technical College
Northeast Iowa Community College
Northstar Cooperative
Organic Valley - CROPP Cooperative
Premier Cooperative
Riesterer & Schnell, Inc.
Rural Mutual Insurance
Russ Davis Wholesale/Crazy Fresh
Produce
Service Motor Company
Sloan Implement Company Inc
South Dakota State University
Southwest WI Technical College
Stewart-Peterson
Swiderski Equipment, Inc.
The Bruce Company of WI, Inc.
Tractor Central, LLC
Trees for Tomorrow
U.S. Army ROTC
USDA Farm Service Agency
University of Stevens Point - College
of Natural Resources
UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short
Course and College of Agricultural
& Life Sciences
UW-Platteville School of Agriculture
UW-River Falls
W.E. Davies & Sons Remodeling
We Energies
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
Wisconsin Arborist Association
Wisconsin Assoc. of Ag Educators
Wisconsin Bankers Association
Wisconsin Beef Council
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Assoc.
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation
Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association
Wisconsin Indianhead Tech College
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
Wysocki Family of Companies
Z Best Tours, Inc.
 
   
Have questions or need additional assistance?
Call us at 608-831-5058