Georgia FFA Alumni State Convention Schedule of Events
All Alumni Activities will be in the rotunda area of the Macon Coliseum unless noted below.
Thursday, April 28
Noon – 4 p.m. - FFA Alumni Photo Fun Area in the Career Show
FFA members will have the opportunity to have their photo made with friends they meet at convention during the career show. There will be a variety of backdrops for the students to choose from and the best part - it is all free! FFA members will receive a complimentary souvenir 4x6 print to remember their time at state convention. This digital magic studio is sponsored by the Georgia FFA Alumni, Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Peanut Commission. Please encourage your FFA members to stop by the Photo Area inside the Career Show for a free photo.
1 – 5 p.m. – Harvest for America Food Drive
FFA Chapters and FFA Alumni Affiliates should drop off food at the Middle Georgia Food Bank truck which will be located outside in the semi-circle outside of the FFA Alumni area. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CANNED GOODS AT REGISTRATION OR IN THE CAREER SHOW.
1 – 5 p.m. – Drop off items for Basket Competition, Scrapbook Contest and Display Contest
There is not a pre-registration required for these events. FFA Alumni Affiliates and FFA Chapters need to bring their item with them to have in place by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28. Please review all rules for each competition online at www.ffaalumni.org. All items must be in place by 5:00 p.m.
1 – 5 p.m. – Drop off items for FFA Alumni Silent Auction
All FFA chapters and FFA Alumni affiliates that bring items for the auction with a combined value of $30 or more will be entered into a drawing for $100 cash! Entering baskets does not count towards this drawing since the baskets are judged for an opportunity to win a WLC scholarship or Alumni Development Conference Scholarship. Only one entry per FFA Chapter or FFA Alumni Affiliate.
1 – 5 p.m. – FFA Alumni Silent Auction & FFA T-shirt booth
Help support the activities of the FFA Alumni by placing your bid on a variety of items. All pre-ordered state convention t-shirts will be available for pick up.
Friday, April 29
10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. – Drop off items for FFA Alumni Silent Auction
Noon until 9:30 p.m. – FFA Alumni Silent Auction
Help support the activities of the FFA Alumni by placing your bid on a variety of items.
Noon until 9:30 p.m. – FFA T-shirt booth
A variety of t-shirts will be available highlighting the FFA and agriculture. So, stop by to check out some of our new designs. All pre-ordered state convention t-shirts will be available to pick up too.
8:30 p.m. – FFA Alumni, Ag Ed Teacher and Past State Officer Reception & Live Auction
The Georgia FFA Alumni will hold a reception honoring the service of teachers and past FFA state officers Friday evening during the concert. Come out to enjoy great snacks and fellowship with alumni members from across the state. The reception will be held in Ballroom A & B at the Macon Coliseum. During the reception everyone will have the opportunity to make their last minute bids before the silent auction closes. The Overall FFA and FFA Alumni Basket will be auctioned off in a Live Auction during the reception along with a hunting trip, Briggs & Stratton engine and print by artist Jack DeLoney.
Sat., April 30
9:30 a.m.- noon – State FFA Alumni Business Session & Awards Program – Room 306
Join fellow FFA Alumni from across the state as new council members are elected and awards are presented to outstanding FFA Alumni members, FFA Advisors and Outstanding FFA Alumni Affiliates. The winners of the basket, scrapbook and display contest will also be announced. The Lt. Col. Earl Cheek Scholarship will be presented to four outstanding Ag Ed students.