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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:

  • February 28 – Sponsorship deadline to be included in brochure
  • June 20 – Early bird registration deadline to win cash
  • July 10 – Final sponsorship and registration deadline

2015 dates:

  • July 20 – Northwest
     
  • July 21 – Northeast          
     
  • July 27 – Southern - Presented by American Family Insurance 
                   

                          


 

 

 $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 20, 2015

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.
Putting Contest Sponsor – Xcel Energy, Inc.
Snack Sponsor – Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Beverage Cart Sponsor – Eau Claire Ford

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsor

Dairyland Seed Co., Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
ANIMART Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Badgerland Financial Oscar Mayer
CHS Foundation Pomp's Tire Service
Culver's Rural Mutual Insurance Company
Daluge Travel, LLC  

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsors

Dunn Energy Cooperative Value Implement

Regional Hole Sponsors

Bremer Bank Gross Motors, Inc.
Clear Lake FFA Alumni WESTconsin Credit Union
G&B Produce, Inc.  

Northeast Golf Outing

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

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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: Rae Nell Halbur
$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
Beverage Cart Sponsor – Schroeder Flowers

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsor

Dairyland Seed Co., Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
ANIMART Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Badgerland Financial Oscar Mayer
CHS Foundation Pomp's Tire Service
Culver's Rural Mutual Insurance Company
Daluge Travel, LLC  

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsors

Agropur, Inc. Heritage Farm Toys
Gresham FFA & FFA Alumni  

Regional Hole Sponsors

AgVentures LLC GreenStone FCS
Freedom FFA & FFA Alumni 1991-92 State FFA Officers
G&B Produce, Inc. Luxemburg-Casco FFA
Green Bay Southwest Agriscience  

Southern Golf Outing

Presented by
 

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

Monday, July 27, 2015

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
Beverage Cart Sponsor – Town Bank

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsor

Dairyland Seed Co., Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
ANIMART Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Badgerland Financial Oscar Mayer
CHS Foundation Pomp's Tire Service
Culver's Rural Mutual Insurance Company
Daluge Travel, LLC  

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsors

Big Foot FFA Alumni Elkhorn FFA Alumni

Regional Hole Sponsors

Chamberlain & Henningfield
Landmark Services Cooperative
    CPAs LLP The Mutual Fund Store
Dane County Ag Teachers 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 2015 partners!
Platinum


Animart


Renk Seed


Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.

Gold


U.S. Army ROTC 3rd BDE


GreenStone Farm Credit Services


Wisconsin Public Service

Silver

DuPont Pioneer

Local CHS/LOL Member Cooperatives

Merial Ltd.

Monsanto Company's Middleton Site

Seneca Foods Corporation

The Country Today

Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association

Bronze

Agropur inc

Brownfield Ag News

Citizens State Bank of Loyal

CNH Industrial Capital

GROWMARK, Inc.

John Deere

Kikkoman Foods, Inc

Lakeside Foods, Inc.

Midwestern BioAg, Inc.

Southwest WI Technical College

Union Bank & Trust Company

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Supporter

Andrew Kube

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

Collegiate FFA, UW-Madison

Digi-Star

East Central/Select Sires

Ellburn Coop

First Capitol Ag

Foremost Farms USA

Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau

Kent Nutrition Group

Lallemand Animal Nutrition

Nasonville Dairy,  Inc.

Quality Liquid Feeds

UW-Madison Dept. of Animal Sciences

We Energies Foundation

Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators

Wisconsin Dekalb Asgrow Sales Team

 

87th Wisconsin FFA Convention
June 13-16, 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 2016. 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 13

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 14

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 15

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 16

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 15, 2016

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.– 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.

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 2015 exhibitors!
  • AAA Wisconsin
  • Accelerated Genetics
  • Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative
  • AgrAbility of Wisconsin
  • AgStar Financial, ACA
  • Allied Cooperative
  • Alpha Gamma Rho-UW River Falls
  • Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc.
  • ANIMART LLC
  • Army ROTC
  • Badgerland Financial
  • Blackhawk Technical College
  • Blain's Farm & Fleet
  • CareerSafe Online
  • Cooperative Network
  • Culver Franchising System, Inc.
  • Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
  • Dunn-Hill Marketing LLC
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • East Central/Select Sires
  • Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
  • FABTECH Service Technician Education Center
  • Foremost Farms USA
  • Fox Cities Builders
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Frontier-Servco FS
  • Globe University
  • GreenStone Farm Credit Services
  • Growmark / FS
  • J & M Fundraising, Inc
  • Kraft Foods-Oscar Mayer - Madison
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Landmark Services Cooperative
  • Madison College / John Deere Tech
  • Mills Fleet Farm
  • MinnTex Citrus, Inc.
  • Monsanto Company
  • Nasco
  • National Farmers
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • NorthStar Cooperative, Inc.
  • Ohio Technical College
  • Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
  • Peace Corps
  • Riesterer & Schnell, Inc.
  • Roundy's
  • Rural Mutual Insurance Company
  • Seneca Foods Corporation
  • Sloan Implement Company
  • Southwest Tech
  • Stewart-Peterson
  • Swiderski Equipment Inc.
  • The Andersons, Inc
  • Triton Barn Systems
  • University of Minnesota
  • UW-Madison College of Agriculture& Life Sciences
  • UW-Platteville School of Agriculture
  • UW-River Falls CAFES
  • WAAE-Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators
  • We Energies
  • Western Technical College
  • WI Technical College System/PAS
  • Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom
  • Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
  • Wisconsin Bison Producers Association
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation
  • Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
  • Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
  • Wysocki Produce Farm