Virginia FFA Association  Calendar 2019-2020




JULY 2020

          June 25-28: BLAST-OFF

13-17: FFA Leadership Camp (Syria, VA)

TBD: State Officer Facilitation Training (SOFT)

19-23: VAAE Conference (Suffolk)

23-26: State Officer Summit

26-28: Farm Bureau Young Farmers (Winchester, VA)


​5: Eastern States Exposition State Housing & Bus Registration Due

16: National Convention & Expo State Housing & Bus Registration Due


​1: New membership year begins. Opening day of Manage Roster

​1: National FFA Convention & Expo Deposit Checks Due to Virginia FFA

1: ONLINE National Convention Marketing Plan CDE portfolio due (upload only) 5pm EDT

1: ONLINE National Convention Agricultural Communications CDE portfolio due (upload only) 5pm EDT

1: ONLINE National Convention Agricultural Issues Forum CDE portfolios due (upload only) 5pm EDT

1: ONLINE National Convention Prepared Public Speaking LDE manuscripts due (upload only) 5pm EDT

1: ONLINE National Convention Employment Skills LDE (Cover Letter and Resume) due (upload only) 5pm EDT

3: Eastern States Exposition Participant Waiver (Virginia Specific) due via snail mail to state office

4: South Ridge Area Leadership Conference

12: National FFA Convention & Expo online per-registration will open at 1 p.m. EDT

12-15: Eastern States Exposition (Springfield, MA - 2nd Place Teams)

15: ONLINE National FFA CDE/LDE Waivers due

17: Northern Area Leadership Workshop

18: Appalachian Area Leadership Conference - Higher Ed Center Abingdon

19: State Food Science Contest - Va Tech

24: Blue Ridge COLT conference - Buffalo Gap

25: Southeastern COLT Conference - Dinwiddie High School

27- 6: State Fair of Virginia

27: Student Garden, Tractor Troubleshooting, Small Engines Troubleshooting & Jr. Dairyman's



1: Fall Membership Roster Due

1: State Fair - Forestry Field Day

2: National Convention & Expo Waivers due

2:  State Fair-Agriscience Poster Contest

2: State Fair - Ag Sciences Demonstration, Horticulture Demonstration

3: State Fair - Jr. Forester's & Crops

4: State Fair-Hippology & Stockmen's

15 : Central Area COLT and Ag Teachers Meeting - Courtland

TBA: Hokie Dairy Day Information 

13: Balance of National FFA Convention & Expo Bill Due

16: State Advisory Meeting

29-Nov.2: National FFA Convention & Expo (Indianapolis, IN)

TBA: Appalachian Area Soils



​TBA: Central Area Forestry

5: State Soils - Broadway

TBA: Southeast Area Forestry

15: ONLINE National FFA Scholarship Application goes live


         2-5: Farm Bureau Convention

          3-7: NAAE Convention

          6-8: TELI Conference 

6-9: ACTE National Conference

11: Block and Bridle Horse Judging Clinic

18-Jan 1: State Office CLOSED (Winter Break)



2 - 16: State Officer International Experience (ILSSO)

9: Virginia Agribusiness Council Legislative Banquet

9-11: Virginia ACTE Leadership Seminar

20: Augusta Meats Judging

24-26: Young Farmers of Virginia  - Natural Bridge

30: John Hillison Early Teachers' Conference

31 - 1: VAAE Winter In-service

31-1: State Officer Checkpoint 2 



8: Virginia State Parliamentary Procedure LDE -Riverheads

14-15: B and B Horse Judging

21-23: Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference

​20-29: National FFA Week State officer tour

28-29: B & B Stockmens and Livestock


            1:  Spring Membership Roster Due

             5: South East rally

             7:   State Meats Contest - VT

          10:  Governors Conference on Agriculture Trade

          10 : Blue Ridge Area Rally

          12 : Virginia Pork Conference 

           18:  Central Area Rally 

 19 : Northern Area teachers meeting 

7:   State Meats Contest - VT

18:  Central Area Rally

21-22:  Horse Evaluation practice contest - Virginia Horse Center

 24: National Ag Day 

27-29: Virginia Institute on Cooperative Education (Syria, VA)

29-April 1: ACTE National Policy Seminar


1: South Ridge Area Rally

1: Central VA Cattleworking

2: Waynesboro Cattle working 

3:  Appalachian Area Rally

3:  Northern Area Rally

3: Southern Piedmont Cattleworking

4: Southwest Cattleworking

4: New River Cattleworking 

9:  State Skillathon (Stockmen's) VA Tech 

16-19: Virginia Beef Expo 

17: State Tractor Operators (Must Win Area Event)

17th: State Cattle Working Contest

21: State Forestry  (Must Win Area Event)

24: State Poultry Evaluation CDE (Rockingham County Fairgrounds)

28-30: Virginia FFA State Awards Judging and Advisory Meeting



1: State Convention online pre-registration will open no later than May 1

5-7: National Land & Range Judging Contest

15: American Degree submitted electronically on

18: State Convention Online Registration Due



1: State Officer Applications Due 

15-18: State FFA Convention (Blacksburg, VA)

29 - July 2 : BASE CAMP - Newly Elected Officers


JULY 2020

13-17: FFA Leadership Camp (Syria, VA)

20-23: VAAE (Suffolk, VA)

19- 23: 2020 State Officer Summit - DC

The Virginia FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control or supervise local chapter or individual member activities.Educational materials and resources are developed by FFA in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education as a service to local agricultural education agencies. The Virginia FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.