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FFA convention set for April 3-6 in Bozeman

People invited to support more than 2,000 youth and take part in the largest convention in Montana


Press release

BOZEMAN — Opportunities to be a Trade Show vendor, volunteer, advertise, and sponsor are available at the 89th Annual Montana FFA State Convention in Bozeman April 3-6, hosted by Montana State University.

The convention highlights the bright futures of the next generation and generous partnerships that make countless opportunities possible.

More than 2,000 high school and middle school FFA members, teachers and supporters from across the Big Sky State are headed to the 2019 Montana FFA State Convention Students will take part in numerous competitive career development events, leadership trainings, and local service projects in the Bozeman community, including projects at Habitat for Humanity, Eagle Mount, Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter, and the Gallatin Valley Food Bank. Students can also explore career opportunities at the Career and Trade Show. There are still numerous spaces available for businesses in the Trade Show, and many judges and volunteers are needed for the competitive events.

The Career and Trade Show takes place April 4-5 of convention. Standard booth sizes are 10 feet by 10 feet. To find more details about the Trade Show and secure a booth, fill out the online registration form at http://www.montanaffa.org/. Vendors do have the option to sell merchandise.

Lifelong supporters of the FFA and people new the organization who wish to get involved can check out the opportunities to volunteer throughout the convention at the online volunteer signup at http://signup.com/go/hgsWyAi/.

More than 250 judges and volunteers are needed to put on the student contests including public speaking, sales, agriscience fair, and mechanics.

The convention program is distributed to all 2,000-plus convention attendees and still has advertising available. For inquiries about advertising in the convention program, people can contact Mikayla Comes at the Montana FFA Foundation.

People who who want to help support the students at this year’s convention should visit the donation page at http://www.montanffa.org/donate-now/.

The Montana FFA Foundation supports 97 FFA chapters across the state of Montana, representing over 5,000 members. The Montana FFA Foundation’s mission is to cultivate partnerships, promote awareness and secure resources to enhance Agricultural Education and the Montana FFA Association.


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