2020 Virtual Convention Schedule

May 26th through the 29th, Kansas FFA will celebrate members across the state by conducting the first ever virtual convention! Tune into the Kansas FFA Association Facebook and Youtube pages to engage and celebrate with members at their homes.

Tuesday, May 26th

Special announcements will be shared all week via social media platforms to recognize and involve Kansas FFA members. Check‐in often for a variety of offerings and recognitions.

11am    Virtual Workshop with Tess Seibel, National FFA Eastern Region Vice President (via Zoom) (Registration required)**NEW**

7pm     Yoder Meats Kansas Celebration Kick‐off Concert**NEW**

Wednesday, May 27th

11am    Virtual Workshop with Kolesen McCoy, National FFA President from Ohio (via Zoom)

(Registration required) **NEW**

State Convention Opening Session

7pm     Opening Ceremony

New Chapters Chartering

Retiring Address – J.W. Wells, State Reporter

State Proficiency Award Winners Recognition – Agricultural Education through Dairy Production ‐ Placement

Retiring Address – Elizabeth Wright, State Secretary National Chapter

Awards – Building Communities Closing Ceremony

Thursday, May 28th

State Convention Delegate Process

**Official Dress**

10:00 am – Committee Meetings

2:00 pm – Delegate Business Session

5:00 pm – Delegate Session Adjourned (Estimated)

11am    Keynote Address: Kolesen McCoy, National FFA President from Ohio**NEW**

Second Session

7pm     Opening Ceremony

Retiring Address – Mason Prester, State Sentinel

National Chapter Awards – Strengthening Agriculture

State Proficiency Award Winners Recognition – Diversified Agriculture Production through Nursery Operations

Retiring Address – Abby Goins, State Vice President

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Rick Rigsby

Closing Ceremony

Friday, May 29th

Third Session

10am    Opening Ceremony

Keynote Speaker – Walter Kinzie, Encore Live

National Chapter Awards – Growing Leaders

State of the State Remarks – Kurt Dillon, State FFA Advisor

State Degree Ceremony

Closing Ceremony

11:30am     Keynote Address: Tess Seibel, National FFA Eastern Region Vice President from Virginia**NEW**

Closing Session

7pm     Opening Ceremony

State Proficiency Award Winners Recognition – Outdoor Recreation through Wildlife Production and Management

Retiring Address – Lukas Sebesta, State Treasurer

Announcement of Triple Crown Awards Announcement of Garlow Memorial Trophy Recipient

Retiring Address – Logan Elliott, State President

“Stars over Kansas” Pageant

Recognition of 2019‐2020 State FFA Officers Announcement of 2020‐2021

State FFA Officers Greetings – New State President (Live)

Closing Ceremony (Live)