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January 2017

2 FINAL DEADLINE: Dues & Fees Paid (Postmark) To FFA Enrichment Center
8-14 Experience State Week Across the State & FFA Enrichment Center
14 State Officer Candidate Workshop FFA Enrichment Center
15 Performance Beef Weigh-In Ends
21 Iowa FFA Alumni Conference FFA Enrichment Center
31 32nd Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium World Food Prize & State Capitol
 

February 2017

1 National FFA Scholarship Applications Due - Online  
1 National Chapter Award (Form I & II) - Postmark
**Chapters submitting both forms must send three copies**
To FFA Enrichment Center
1 Organic Agriculture Award: Completed on Proficiency Award Application - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
1 North Central District Degree & Proficiency Review Buffalo Center
1 Northeast District Degree & Proficiency Review Waukon
1 Southwest District Degree & Proficiency Review
Red Oak
2 Southeast District Degree & Proficiency Review
Oskaloosa
4 Northwest District Degree & Proficiency Review
Dordt College, Sioux Center
7 South Central District Degree & Proficiency Review Grinnell
15 SLC Signature Forms: Band, Choir, Talent/IDOL, SAE/Ag Ed Publicity, Public Relations, Journalism, State Officer Candidate, Nominating Committee, Committee Chairperson, Rising Star Award - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
15 Stars Over Iowa Award Applications - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
15 Academic Achievement Award - Online Iowa FFA Online
18 Iowa FFA Proficiency & National Chapter Award Judging FFA Enrichment Center
18-25 National FFA Week  
 

March 2017

4 Southeast District Convention Muscatine
4 Southwest District Convention Red Oak
4 North Central District Convention Riceville
4 Northwest District Convention Everly
4 South Central District Convention Centerville
11 Northeast District Convention Monticello
14 SLC Pre-Registration Due (Required by all Chapters) - Online Iowa FFA Online
14 Courtesy Corps Application - Online Iowa FFA Website
18 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting FFA Enrichment Center
30-31 FFA Agriscience and State Science & Technology Fair Iowa State University-Ames
 

April 2017

1 Ag Communications and Marketing Plan Materials Emailed To FFA Enrichment Center
3 Tag Order Form Due: Derby Pig, Market Swine & Commercial Gilt; Market/Carcass Lamb & Commercial Ewe/Ewe Lamb; Market Meat Goat To Iowa State Fair
4 SLC Registration Due - Online (Changes can be made on-site) Iowa FFA Online
4-6 State FFA Officer Interviews FFA Enrichment Center
9-11 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference Iowa State University-Ames
17 DEADLINE: Add members to roster for Iowa State Fair Entry--May Nominations - Online  National FFA Roster
26-27 State Leadership Conference for District Officers (SLCDO) FFA Enrichment Center
28 WLC Bus Trip Registration Due - Online Iowa FFA Website
 

May 2017

1 Nominations Due: Derby Pig - Online To Iowa State Fair
1 Derby Pig DNA Samples and Payment Due - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
7-10 Iowa FFA Officer BLAST-Off Training FFA Enrichment Center
8 National FFA Officer Interviews FFA Enrichment Center
10 Market Broiler Form and Payment Due - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
15 American FFA Degree & Review Sheet Due: Online and Postmark Iowa FFA Online and To FFA Enrichment Center
15 Nominations Due: Breeding Beef, Cow-Calf, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goat, Horse, Breeding Meat Goat, Mkt Wether Meat Goat, Mkt/Carcass Lamb, Commercial Ewe/Ewe Lamb, Registered Ewe/Ewe Lamb & Ram Lamb, Registered/Crossbred Mkt Pig & Commercial Gilt, and Registered Breeding Gilt - Online  To Iowa State Fair
15 DNA Samples, Payment, Horse Paperwork, Extra Tag Returns (Swine, Sheep, Meat Goat) - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
15 No nominations needed: Ag Mechanics, Farm Crops, Floriculture, Horticulture, Photography, Poultry, & Rabbit  
23-25 Iowa FFA Officer Enrichment Training FFA Enrichment Center
26 Iowa State Fair Grandstand & Free Stage Signature Forms - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
30-1 Iowa FFA Vet Science CDE - Online FFA Enrichment Center
 

June 2017

1 FFA Annual Report Due - Online Submitted to DE
7 Northeast District COLT Hawkeye Community College-Waterloo
TBA North Central District COLT TBA
TBA Northwest District COLT TBA
TBA Southeast District COLT TBA
TBA South Central District COLT TBA
TBA Southwest District COLT TBA
8 Iowa FFA Vet Science CDE Results (Event Conducted Online) Iowa State University-Ames (Recognition)
8 Iowa FFA Agronomy/Ag Mechanics/Food Science CDEs Iowa State University-Ames
12-18 Iowa WLC Bus Trip Washington, DC
13 Iowa FFA Floriculture, Horse, & Nursery/Landscape CDEs Kirkwood Community College-Cedar Rapids
15 DEADLINE: Add members to roster for Iowa State Fair Entry - Online
National FFA Website
15 National Qualifying Proficiency Award Applications; Top 23 National Chapter Award Applications; & Agriscience Fair Applications - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
20-23 National Leadership Conference for State Officers FFA Enrichment Center
20-25 Iowa WLC Non-Bus Group Washington, DC
26 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting (Tentative) FFA Enrichment Center
 

July 2017

3 National FFA Band/Chorus/Talent Applications - Online National FFA Website
3 Iowa State Fair Entries Due - Online To Iowa State Fair
3 Chapter Summary Report, Code of Ethics, Payment & FSQA/PQA Plus (Swine Exhibitors) Due - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
10-14 Iowa FFA Partnership Visit Week FFA Enrichment Center
17 National FFA Agriscience Fair Certification Due - Online National FFA Website
 

August 2017

10-20 Iowa State Fair Des Moines
26 Iowa FFA Livestock/Meats/Milk Quality & Products CDE Iowa State University-Ames
 

September 2017

9 Iowa FFA Dairy Cattle CDE West Union
12 Iowa State Fair Superintendents Meeting FFA Enrichment Center
17-18 State Leadership Conference for District Officers FFA Enrichment Center
23 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting FFA Enrichment Center
 

October 2017

TBA North Central District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Northeast District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Northwest District Soils Judging TBA
TBA South Central District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Southeast District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Southwest District Soils Judging TBA
TBA North Central District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA
TBA Northeast District Greenhand Fire-Up Wapsie Valley, Fairbank
TBA Northwest District Greenhand Fire-Up MOC Floyd Valley, Orange City
TBA South Central District Greenhand Fire-Up Indianola
TBA Southeast District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA
TBA Southwest District Greenhand Fire-Up Atlantic
14 Iowa FFA Soils CDE Iowa State University-Ames
25-28 National FFA Convention & Expo Indianapolis, IN
 

November 2017

1 INITIAL DEADLINE: FFA Roster (National FFA Website) and Program of Activities (Emailed) To FFA Enrichment Center
11 212, 360, & Discovery Conferences FFA Enrichment Center
 

December 2017

1 FINAL DEADLINE: FFA Roster (National FFA Website) and Program of Activities (Emailed) To FFA Enrichment Center
2 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting FFA Enrichment Center

January 2018

2 FINAL DEADLINE: Dues & Fees Paid (Postmark) To Enrichment Center
6 212 & 360 Conferences FFA Enrichment Center
6 State Officer Candidate Workshop  FFA Enrichment Center
15 Performance Beef Weigh-In Ends  
20 Iowa FFA Alumni Conference FFA Enrichment Center
30 33rd Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium World Food Prize & State Capitol

 
February 2018 

1 National FFA Scholarship Applications Due - Online  
1 National Chapter Award (Form I & II) - Postmark                           **Chapters submitted both forms must send three copies** To FFA Enrichment Center
1 Star Awards: 3 Copies of Iowa Degree Applications - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
1 Organic Agriculture Award: Completed on Proficiency Award Application - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
TBA Northeast District Degree & Proficiency Review TBA
TBA North Central District Degree & Proficiency Review TBA
TBA Northwest District Degree & Proficiency Review TBA
TBA Southeast District Degree & Proficiency Review TBA
TBA South Central District Degree & Proficiency Review TBA
TBA Southwest District Degree & Profciency Review TBA
15 SLC Signature Forms: Band, Choir, Talent/IDOL, SAE/Ag Ed Publicity, Public Relations, Journalism, State Officer Candidate, Nominating Committee, Committee Chairperson, Rising Star Award, Alumni WLC Scholarship - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
15 Academic Achievement Award - On-Line Iowa FFA Online
17 Iowa FFA Proficiency & National Chapter Award Judging FFA Enrichment Center
17-24 National FFA Week  

 
March 2018 

TBA Southeast District Convention TBA
TBA Southwest District Convention TBA
TBA North Central District Convention TBA
TBA Northwest District Convention TBA
TBA South Central District Convention TBA
TBA Northeast District Convention TBA
13 SLC Pre-Registration Due (Required by all Chapters) - Online  Iowa FFA Online
13 Courtesy Corps Applications Due - Online Iowa FFA Website
17 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting FFA Enrichment Center
22-23 FFA Agriscience and State Science & Technology Fair Iowa State University-Ames

 
April 2018 

1 Ag Communications and Marketing Plan Materials Emailed To FFA Enrichment Center
2 Tab Order Form Due: Derby Pig, Market Swine & Commercial Gilt; Market/Carcass Lamb & Commercial Ewe/Ewe Lamb; Market Meat Goat To Iowa State Fair
16 DEADLINE: Add members to roster for Iowa State Fair Entry--May Nominations - Online National FFA Roster
17 SLC Registration Due - Online (Changes can be made on-site) Iowa FFA Online
17-19 State FFA Officer Interviews FFA Enrichment Center
22-24 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference Iowa State University-Ames

May 2018

1 WLC Bus Trip Registration Due - Online Iowa FFA Website
1 Nominations Due: Derby Pig - Online To Iowa State Fair
1 Derby Pig DNA Samples and Payment Due - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
2-3 State Leadership Conference for District Officers (SLCDO) FFA Enrichment Center
6-9 Iowa FFA Officer BLAST-Off Training FFA Enrichment Center
7 National FFA Officer Interviews FFA Enrichment Center
10 Market Broiler Form and Payment Due - Postmark Iowa State Fair
15 American FFA Degree & Review Sheet Due: Online & Postmark Iowa FFA Online & To FFA Enrichment Center
15 Nominations Due: Breeding Beef, Cow-Calf, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goat, Horse, Breeding Meat Goat, Mkt Wether Meat Goat, Mkt/Carcass Lamb, Commercial Ewe/Ewe Lamb, Registered Ewe/Ewe Lamb & Ram Lamb, Registered/Crossbred Mkt Pig & Commerical Gilt, and Registered Breeding Gilt - Online To Iowa State Fair
15 DNA Samples, Payment, Horse Paperwork, Extra Tag Returns (Swine, Sheep, Meat Goat) - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
15 No Nominations Needed: Ag Mechanics, Farm Crops, Floriculture, Horticulture, Photography, Poultry, & Rabbit  
22-24 Iowa FFA Officer Enrichment Training FFA Enrichment Center
25 Iowa State Fair Grandstand & Free Stage Signature Forms - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
29-31 Vet Science CDE - Online FFA Enrichment Center

June 2018

1 FFA Annual Report Due - Online Submitted to DE
TBA Northeast District COLT TBA
TBA North Central District COLT TBA
TBA Northwest District COLT TBA
TBA Southeast District COLT TBA
TBA South Central District COLT TBA
TBA Southwest District COLT TBA
7 Iowa FFA Vet Science CDE Recognition (Event Conducted Online) Iowa State University-Ames
7 Iowa FFA Agronomy/Ag Mechanics/Food Science CDEs Iowa State University-Ames
11-17 Iowa WLC Bus Trip Washington, DC
12 Iowa FFA Floriculture & Nursery Landscape CDEs Kirkwood Community College-Cedar Rapids
15 DEADLINE: Add members to roster for Iowa State Fair Entry - Online National FFA Roster
15 National Qualifying Proficiency Award Applications; Top 23 National Chapter Award Applications; & Agriscience Fair Applications - Postmark To FFA Enrichment Center
19-21 National Leadership Training for State Officers (Tentative) FFA Enrichment Center
19-24 Iowa WLC Non-Bus Group Washington, DC
25 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting (Tentative) FFA Enrichment Center


July 2018

1 Iowa State Fair Entries Due - Online To Iowa State Fair
1 Chapter Summary Report, Code of Ethics, Payment & FSQA/PQA Plus (Swine Exhibitors) Due - Postmark To Iowa State Fair
1 National FFA Band/Chorus/Talent Applications Due - Online National FFA Website
9-13 Iowa FFA Partnership Visit Week FFA Enrichment Center
16 National FFA Agriscience Fair Certification Due - Online National FFA Website


August 2018

9-19 Iowa State Fair Des Moines
25 Iowa FFA Livestock/Meats/Milk Quality & Products CDEs Iowa State University-Ames


September 2018

8 Iowa FFA Dairy Cattle CDE West Union
TBA Iowa State Fair Superintendents Meeting FFA Enrichment Center
TBA Northeast District Soils Judging TBA
16-17 State Leadership Conference for District Officers FFA Enrichment Center
22 Iowa FFA Board of Directors Meeting
 FFA Enrichment Center
TBA North Central District Soils Judging TBA
TBA North Central District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA


October 2018

TBA Northwest District Soils Judging TBA
TBA South Central District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Southeast District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Southwest District Soils Judging TBA
TBA Northeast District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA
TBA South Central District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA
TBA Southwest District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA
TBA Southeast District Greenhand Fire-Up TBA
13 Iowa FFA Soils CDE Iowa State University-Ames
24-27 National FFA Convention & Expo Indianapolis, IN


November 2018

1 INITIAL DEADLINE: FFA Roster (National FFA Website) and Program of Activities (Emailed)
To FFA Enrichment Center
10 Discovery, 212, and 360 Conferences FFA Enrichment Center


December 2018

3 FINAL DEADLINE: FFA Roster (National FFA Website) and Program of Activities (Emailed)
To FFA Enrichment Center
8 Iowa FFA Board of Directors' Meeting FFA Enrichment Center

Future Dates

  Iowa FFA Leadership Conference April 14-16, 2019 @ Ames, IA
April 19-21, 2020 @ Ames, IA
April 18-20, 2021 @ Ames, IA

National FFA Convention & Expo October 24-27, 2018 @ Indianapolis, IN

National FFA Week February 16-23, 2019
February 15-22, 2020
  Iowa State Fair August 8-18, 2019
August 13-23, 2020
August 12-22, 2021
  FFA Agriscience and State Science & Technology Fair March 28-29, 2019
March 26-27, 2020
March 25-26, 2021
   

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INITIAL DEADLINE: FFA Roster (National FFA Website) and Program of Activities (Emailed)
INITIAL DEADLINE: FFA Roster (National FFA Website) and Program of Activities (Emailed)