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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:

  • June 11 – Early bird registration deadline to win cash
  • June 24 – Final sponsorship and registration deadline

2017 dates:

  • July 17 – Northwest
     
  • July 18 – Northeast          
     
  • July 24 – Southern 
                   

                          


 

 

 $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 17, 2017

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


$17 is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Sponsors:

Activity Sponsors

Activity Sponsors
AgStar Financial Services ACA - Baldwin - Breakfast 
Custer Farms/Chippewa Valley Grain - Golf Carts
Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association - Beef Skills Contest
Xcel Energy - Agricultural Services - Putting Green
Rural Mutual Insurance Co. - Relief Station

Hole Sponsors:

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsor

CHS Foundation
Dairyland Seed Co., Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation
ANIMART
Badgerland Financial
Culver’s
Daluge Travel, LLC
Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Pomp’s Tire Service 
Rural Mutual Insurance 
Quality Roasting, Inc.

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsor

Bloomer FFA & FFA Alumni
Chippewa Valley Energy
Dunn Energy Cooperative

Regional Hole Sponsors

Bremer Bank
Gross Motors, Inc.
Russ Davis Wholesale/ Crazy Fresh Produce
 
 
   

Northeast Golf Outing

Mid Vallee Golf Course: 3850 Mid Valley Dr, De Pere, WI 54115

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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


$20 is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Sponsors:

Activity Sponsors

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association - Beef Skills Contest
Rural Mutual Insurance Co. - Relief Station
Schroeder's Flowers - Beverage CartHole Sponsors:

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsor

CHS Foundation
Dairyland Seed Co., Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation
ANIMART
Badgerland Financial
Culver’s
Daluge Travel, LLC
Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Pomp’s Tire Service 
Quality Roasting Inc. 
Rural Mutual Insurance Co. 
 
Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsor 
Agropur, Inc.
Gresham FFA & FFA Alumni
 
Regional Hole Sponsors
1991-92 State FFA Officer Team      
Freedom FFA & FFA Alumni
Green Bay Southwest FFA 
Greenstone FCS
Investors Community Bank
Luxemburg-Casco FFA
Richard Kastning - Pioneer Seed 
Russ Davis Wholesale/ Crazy Fresh Produce
United Veterinary Service 
     
 
 
   

Southern Golf Outing

Pleasant View Golf Course in Middleton, WI (1322 Pleasant View Rd, Middleton, WI 53562)

Monday, July 24, 2017

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
$30 is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Presenting Sponsor: Culver's 

Activity Sponsors

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association - Beef Skills Contest 
Keller Williams - Kittleson Real Estate Team - Beverage Cart
Sauk Prairie FFA & FFA Alumni and New Glarus FFA & FFA Alumni - Bucket Raffle
Elkhorn FFA Alumni - Golf Carts
Rural Mutual Insurance Co. - Relief Station

Hole Sponsors:

Exclusive Statewide Hole Sponsor

CHS Foundation
Dairyland Seed Co., Inc.  

Statewide Hole Sponsors

Alliant Energy Foundation
ANIMART
Badgerland Financial
Culver’s
Daluge Travel, LLC
Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
Pomp’s Tire Service 
Rural Mutual Insurance 
Quality Roasting, Inc.
 

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsors

Exclusive Regional Hole Sponsor 
Big Foot FFA Alumni 
The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches

Regional Hole Sponsors

Ben and Nicole Nelson Farm 
Chamberlain & Henningfield CPAs LLP
FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative
Grade A Strategies
Hartung Brothers, Inc. 
Landmark Services Coop
Tri-County Dairy Supply
   
   

 

State FFA Convention

Thank you to these 2017 partners!
Platinum


Kerry


Renk Seed

Gold


GreenStone Farm Credit Services


GROWMARK, Inc.


U.S. Army ROTC 3rd BDE


Wisconsin FFA Alumni Association

Silver

Kevin & Julie Larson Family

Seneca Foods Corporation

Wisconsin Public Service

Bronze

Agropur inc.

Badger State Ethanol, LLC

Citizens State Bank of Loyal

CNH Industrial Capital

Collegiate FFA, UW-Madison

DeLong Company

John Deere - Kansas

Lakeside Foods, Inc.

Town Bank

We Energies

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Supporter

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

East Central/Select Sires

Foremost Farms USA

Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jennie-O Turkey Store

Nasonville Dairy, Inc.

Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators

Wisconsin Dekalb Asgrow Sales Team
Friend

Fox Cities Builders

Kenneth & Joyce Natzke

Mondovi FFA Chapter

Richard & Sue Schultz

Ronald W. Martin

88th Wisconsin FFA Convention
June 12-15, 2017
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 2017. Contact 608-831-5058 x1 if you have any questions.

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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 12

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 13

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 14

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 15

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 14, 2017

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 2016 exhibitors!
  • Accelerated Genetics
  • Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative
  • AgrAbility of Wisconsin
  • AgriGold
  • AgStar Financial Services, ACA
  • Allied Cooperative
  • Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc.
  • ANIMART, LLC
  • Army ROTC
  • Badgerland Financial
  • Blain's Farm & Fleet
  • Focus on Energy
  • Culver's
  • Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • East Central/Select Sires
  • Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
  • FABTECH Education Center
  • Foremost Farms USA
  • Fox Cities Builders
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Russ Davis Wholesale/Crazy Fresh Produce
  • Globe University
  • GreenStone Farm Credit Services
  • Insight FS/ GROWMARK, Inc.
  • Heartland Farms, Inc.
  • John Deere Financial
  • Keller, Inc.
  • Kerry
  • Kuhn North America, Inc..
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Landmark Services Cooperative
  • Madison College John Deere Tech Program
  • Mid-State Technical College
  • MinnTex Citrus, Inc
  • Nasco
  • National Farmers Organization
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Northland College
  • NorthStar Cooperative, Inc.
  • Ohio Technical College
  • Organic Valley - CROPP Cooperative
  • Peace Corps
  • Riesterer & Schnell, Inc.
  • Roundy's (Pick'n Save, Copps, Metro Market)
  • Rural Mutual Insurance Company
  • Seneca Foods
  • Sloan Implement Company, Inc.
  • South Dakota State University
  • Southwest Tech
  • Stewart-Peterson
  • Swiderski Equipment
  • University of Minnesota
  • USDA - Farm Service Agency
  • UW-Madison's Farm & Industry Short Course
  • UW-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
  • UW-Platteville School of Agriculture
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • We Energies
  • Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators
  • Wisconsin Bankers Association
  • Wisconsin Beef Council
  • 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