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Golf Outings

You can make a difference by supporting the Wisconsin FFA Foundation Golf Outings! 

Funds raised at our three summer outings will provide a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education for nearly 21,000 students in Wisconsin. Today's FFA helps members prepare for careers in agribusiness, agrimarketing, science, communications,
education,horticulture, production, natural resources, forestry and 240 other career paths.

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

Join Us

  • July 16, 2018 – Northwest - Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire, WI
  • July 17, 2018 – Northeast - Mid Vallee Golf Course, De Pere, WI         
  • July 23, 2018 – 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 2 Northwest & Northeast $750
Golf Cart Sponsor 1 Northeast $750
Lunch Sponsor 3 One at Each Course $750
Putting Contest 2 Northeast & Southern $500
Breakfast Sponsor 2 Northeast & Southern $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
or 608-831-5058 x3.

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


State FFA Convention

Thank you to these 2018 partners!

CHS Foundation


Renk Seed



GreenStone Farm Credit Services


U.S. Army ROTC 3rd BDE

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation


Cooperative Network

Seneca Foods Corporation

Wisconsin Public Service


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


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



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


89th Wisconsin FFA Convention
June 11-14, 2018
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 2018. 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 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
  • 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 13, 2018

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.

   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.

Join our 2017 exhibitors!
  • Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative
  • AgrAbility of Wisconsin
  • Allied Cooperative
  • Alpha Gamma Rho-Alpha Psi
  • Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc.
  • Blackhawk Technical College
  • Blain's Farm & Fleet
  • Canadian National Railroad Police
  • Compeer Financial
  • Focus on Energy
  • Colorado State University
  • Culver's
  • Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • East Central/Select Sires
  • Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
  • Farm Service Agency-USDA
  • Foremost Farms USA
  • Fox Cities Builders
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Greenhouse Megastore
  • GreenStone Farm Credit Services
  • Harmison's Hometown Fundraising
  • Heartland Farms, Inc.
  • Insight FS/ GROWMARK, Inc.
  • John Deere Financial
  • Kerry
  • Kuhn North America, Inc..
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Madison College John Deere Tech Program
  • Mid-State Technical College
  • MinnTex Citrus, Inc
  • Nasco
  • National Farmers Organization
  • National Junior Horticultural Association
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • NorthStar -Select Sires
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Organic Valley - CROPP Cooperative
  • Riesterer & Schnell, Inc.
  • Rural Mutual Insurance Company
  • Russ Davis Wholesale/Crazy Fresh Produce
  • Seneca Foods
  • Service Motor Company
  • Sigma Alpha
  • Sloan Implement Company, Inc.
  • South Dakota State University
  • Southwest Tech
  • Stewart-Peterson
  • Tractor Central, LLC
  • U.S. Army ROTC, 3rd BDE
  • UW-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
  • UW-Platteville School of Agriculture
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources
  • We Energies
  • Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
  • Wisconsin Arborist Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators
  • Wisconsin Bankers Association
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau-Ag in the Classroom
  • Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
  • Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
  • Wyo Tech
  • Wysocki Produce Farm
Have questions or need additional assistance?
Call us at 608-831-5058