Iowa FFA Judging Opportunities

Every year, FFA members exhibit their excellence in developing premier leadership, personal growth, and career success. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist the Iowa FFA Association in judging the work the FFA members have put forth. Opportunities will be posted here as they are made available.

Sub-District & District Judging - Various Dates & Locations

To view locations and contacts, click here.

Looking to partner with FFA in an area closer to your location? Contact the respective host advisor in the above link. Judging times and events vary based on the host.

Proficiency Award Judging - February 27, 2021

To learn more about Proficiency Awards, click here.

To sign up to judge Proficiency Awards, click here.

  • Judging will take place at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny
  • Registration will begin at 8:15 AM
  • Judging will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude by 2:30 PM
  • A light breakfast and lunch will be provided

National Chapter Award Judging - February 27, 2021

To learn about National Chapter Awards, click here.

To sign up to judge National Chapter Awards, click here.

  • Judging will take place at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny
  • Registration will begin at 8:15 AM
  • Judging will start at 9:00 AM and conclude by 2:30 PM
  • A light breakfast and lunch will be provided

Career and Leadership Development Event Judging - April 19, 2021

To learn about Career Development Events, click here. To learn about Leadership Development Events, click here.

To sign up to judge events on April 19th, click here.

  • Judging will take place at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines
  • Registration will begin at 7:15 AM
  • Judging will begin at 8:00 AM and conclude by 2:30 PM for Leadership CDEs, Ag Communications Judging occurs from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for Leadership CDE judges, Ag Communications judges are provided a snack and refreshments.

Career and Leadership Development Event Judging - April 20, 2021

To learn about Career Development Events, click here. To learn about Leadership Development Events, click here.

To sign up to judge Events on April 20th, click here.

  • Judging will take place at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines
  • Registration will begin at 7:15 AM
  • Judging will begin at 7:45 AM and conclude by 2:00 PM
  • A light breakfast and lunch will be provided

Stars Over Iowa Award Judging - April 19, 2021

To learn about Stars Over Iowa, click here.

To sign up to judge Stars Over Iowa, click here.

  • Judging will take place at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines
  • Registration will begin at 2:15 PM
  • Judging will begin at 3:00 PM and conclude by 5:15 PM
  • A snack and refreshments will be provided
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