Regional Development Conference

The Minnesota FFA Alumni Association invites you to attend one of our 8 IN-PERSON Regional Development Conferences! Conferences on February 28th will be located in Pine Island, Windom, and Fertile. On February 4th they will be located at Mankato East, Hutchinson, AFSA, Alexandria, and Grand Rapids High Schools.

These conferences focus on sharing best practices, gaining new information, and improving your leadership skills This year’s RDC’s will be held in eight separate locations across the state.  This year’s core leadership focus is “Conflict Resolution.” Bring your other local alumni/supporter members to a site nearest to you.  Please pick a location to attend and register at the link below. Pre-registration is appreciated however, walk-ins are welcome!

2023 Regional Development Conference Registration

Minnesota FFA Alumni and Supporters

Annual Conference

Our Annual Conference and Meeting will be held March 3-4, 2023 at Central Lakes College in Staples, MN. Our schedule is filled with leadership and personal development workshops, networking opportunities, and fun! Our full agenda and workshop descriptions for the day are listed below. For any questions or inquiries, please contact us at

Registration Link


Friday, March 3rd

4:00 – 8:00 pm: ​National FFA Leadership Workshop – ​Allie Ellis, National FFA Director of Alumni & Supporters

​​​​Location: Central Lakes College

​8:30 – 10:30 pm: ​Entertainer – Tim Eggebraaten

​​​​Location: Timberlake Event Center

Saturday, March 4th

9:30-10:00 am: Check-in

10:00-10:10 am: Welcome

10:15-10:55 am: Workshops – Session 1

11:00-11:40 am: Workshops – Session 2

11:45-12:45 pm: Awards Luncheon

12:50-1:45 pm: Region Breakout Sessions

2:00-2:30 pm: Annual Business Meeting

2:30-3:30 pm: Keynote Speaker – Tim Eggebraaten “Finding Your Beat, Rhythm of Life”

4:30 – 9:30 p.m.: (Optional) Post Conference Tour & Social -​Tour of area businesses including meal function

Pre-Conference Costs

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​$15 ​Adult Track (Friday)

​$10​ Student Track – Led by Past State Officers (Saturday)

​$25​ Adult Track (Saturday)

​$50​ Adult After Conference Tour & Social (Saturday)

Register and pay online at the registration link above.

For Reduced Rate Hotel Accommodations for March 3rd and/or March 4th call Timberlake Hotel by February 10th, 2023 at (218) 895-1300 to reserve your room.  Promotion Code = FFA

Minnesota State FFA Convention

April 2023

We look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Minnesota FFA Convention!

Not only is this a time for today’s youth to be competing, but it is also a time for Minnesota’s FFA students, partners, and Alumni to gather and reflect on the past year’s accomplishments. The 2023 Minnesota State FFA Convention will be held April 23-25, 2023.

Again this year, we will host the FFA Alumni Reception on Sunday, April 23, from 4:15-5:15 pm. Refreshments will be served and we will have a short program at 4:30 pm where we will recognize the 2023 Hall of Fame class as well as the 25 year State Officer Team. If you would like to attend the Alumni Reception please RSVP here.

Following the reception will be the first general session of the 2023 MN FFA State Convention, where the 25 year State Officer Team will conduct opening ceremonies and the 2023 Hall of Fame class will be inducted.

We are also hosting the Stop ‘n’ Shop, where FFA students and advisors can purchase FFA merchandise, last minute supplies for contests, and convention t-shirts. If you would like to volunteer to help out with Stop ‘n’ Shop, please sign up here.

To order a 2023 State Convention T Shirt, click here.

Minnesota State FFA Convention

Click here for full schedule and details.

Sunday, April 23

Alumni Reception:  4:15-5:15 pm at the Williams Arena Club Room

General Session:  5:30 pm at Williams Arena (Hall of Fame Ceremony)

Stop ‘n’ Shop (See schedule below)

Monday April 24

Career Connections:  8:30 am at Lee & Rose Warner Coliseum (Minnesota State Fairgrounds)

2nd General Session:  1:30 pm at Williams Arena

3rd General Session:  6:15 pm at Williams Arena

Stop ‘n’ Shop (See schedule below)

Tuesday April 25

4th General Session:  8:00 am at Williams Arena

5th General Session: 12:00 pm at Williams Arena

Stop ‘n’ Shop (See schedule below)

Stop ‘n’ Shop Hours

04/23 (Sun.)           Williams Arena

  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm

04/24 (Mon.)

  • 9:00am – 11:00am           Lee & Rose Warner Coliseum, MN State Fairgrounds
  • 12:30pm – 2:00pm          Williams Arena
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm            Williams Arena
  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm            Williams Arena

04/25 (Tue.)                                Williams Arena

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm

President’s Circle Leadership Training

The purpose of President’s Circle is to enhance supporters leadership skills and make a positive difference for Minnesota agriculture. The program focuses on mentor leadership, strategic planning, conflict resolution and teamwork. A systematic, statewide leadership enhancement program. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The goal of the President’s Circle is to cultivate those leadership skills already rooted within former FFA members and supporters.



• Strengthen networking and personal connections between local
affiliates and the regional, state, and national leaders and staff
• Improve leadership development at the local, regional and
state levels
• Adopt and implement the National FFA Alumni Resource
Guidebook to measure and improve the quality of leadership
development of affiliate leaders


We are very excited to announce that in conjunction with National FFA Alumni, the Minnesota FFA Alumni and Supporters is offering an alumni development conference for anyone interested in engaging as an FFA Alumni member or supporter at the local, state and national levels.

On Friday, July 8 from 6-8 p.m., network with fellow President Circle members, and other alumni supporters at the Reunion Restaurant located at 501 Division St. South in Northfield, MN.

On Saturday, July 9, participate in four interactive sessions from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. which will allow time to explore resources, share ideas and ask questions about growing quality FFA Alumni and Supporters chapters. This content will reflect the 2022 National FFA Alumni and Supporters Regional Development Conferences and will be facilitated by National FFA Staff. The sessions will be held in the Community Resource Bank Conference Room located at 1605 Heritage Dr., Northfield, MN 55057.

The cost for you to attend the workshop is free AND we have negotiated $100 off the hotel cost (if you register with the hotel by June 8th).  Act now and save $100!  Click on the link for more details.

Registration link is here: