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87th Annual State FFA Convention

Corpus Christi, TX

July 13-17, 2015

 

Tentative Schedule (will be updated when new information is available):                                                  


 

Monday, July 13th                                                                                   

                                                                                                                     

8 a.m.   Depart from the Ag. shop                                                          

5 p.m.   Convention Committee Meeting
6 p.m.   Courtesy Corps Orientation                                                                           

             Dinner                                                                                          

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                    

Tuesday, July 14th                                                                                                                                                                  

12 p.m.  Lunch
              Registration                                                                                

              Exhibit Exploration                                                                    

                             

1:15 p.m. Pre-Session/Delegates sign in 

2 p.m.    1st General Session

                  -Reflections
                  -State President's Welcome
                  - Keynote Address

               Return to the hotel to change clothes                                   

               Dinner

7:00        Return to the convention hall for                                            

               Kick off Concert- Casey Donahew Band                                                              

                                                                                                                      
Wednesday, July 15th                                                                            

7:30 a.m.       Arrive at the convention hall                                             

9 a.m.            2nd General Session                                                        

                       - Keynote Speaker: Les Brown
                       - Retiring Addresses                                   

                       - Business Session                                                            

11:45 a.m.    Lunch
12:45 p.m.     Pre-session/Delegates sign in

1:30 p.m.      3rd General Session                                                          

                       -Honoring our Heros

                       -Scholarships given away                                              

                       -Chapter Awards                                                              

       - Keynote Speaker       
4:30 p.m.      Dinner                                                                                                                  

7:00 p.m.        4th General Session: Stars Night.
                        Stars Over Texas
                       Proficiency Awards

                       Lonestar Degree Ceremony                                        
                                                                                                                  

Thursday, July 16th
7:30 a.m.       Arrive at the convention hall
9 a.m.            5th General Session                                                                               
                         -State President Election                                            
11:30             Lunch  
12:45             Pre Session

1:30 p.m.       6th General Session
                       Scholarships given away 
                       Retiring Addresses

                       State Presidential Run-off
5:45 p.m.      Pre Session
6:30 p.m.      7th General Session- Fun Night, "Trending"  Wear clothes that are currently trending
                        Talent Competition
9 p.m.            Convention Dance/Hypnotist 

Friday, July 17th
8 a.m.            Arrive at the convention hall
9 a.m.            8th General Session
                       New officer installation
                       Convention in Review video
12 p.m.         Head home


What should you Bring?

Official Dress

   OD will be worn everyday of the convention.  Be sure to bring

   enough white collared shirts and black slacks/skirts for four

   days.  Ladies: Bring plenty of pairs of pantyhose!  Runs in your

   does not look professional.  Don't forget your tie/scarf!

Comfortable Shoes (Black dress shoes and others)

Clothes for the convention dance and concert (see dress code).  

Swimsuit & Beach towel

Money for hotel and registration ($___ cash only), meals and souvenirs (about $36/day for meals)

Toiletries (toothbrush, shampoo, etc.)

Camera (optional)

- A great attitude!

 
Dress Code

Official Dress:
Females:
- White collared long sleeve button down shirt
- Black knee length skirt
- Black pantyhose 
- Black close-toed heels or flats
- Official FFA jacket
- Official FFA scarf


Males
- White collared long sleeve button down shirt
- Black Slacks
- Black Dress shoes
- Official FFA jacket
- Official FFA tie

Casual:

 Females:

 - Proper casual attire 

 Shirts sleeves must be two inches in width (about 3 fingers)
 Shirts must be of appropriate length and covering the entire stomach

Pants, shorts, skirts, and dresses must be no higher than fingertip length

No part of the attire may display indecent or improper messages or

   advertisements, i.e. alcohol, tobacco, or sexual references

                      

MALES

Proper casual attire

Shirts MUST HAVE sleeves

 No part of the attire may display indecent or improper messages or

  advertisements, i.e. alcohol, tobacco, or sexual references



***CONCERT, DANCE AND FUN NIGHT DRESS CODE*** 
Attire may not contain indecent or improper messages (alcohol, tobacco, sexual references, etc.). Males must wear shirts with sleeves.  No low-cut shirts or tops, bare midriffs, strapless or thin-strapped shirts are allowed.  Shirts must cover the entire stomach, shoulders, chest and back must be covered.  Sleeves must be at least two inches in width (about 3 fingers).  Shorts, dresses and skirts must be no higher than fingertip length when ares are at side and no saggy pants are allowed.

A good rule of thumb regarding dress code:  If you have to
ask, "Is this in dress code regulations?"---DON'T WEAR IT.
 


****Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend any section of state convention, but must register to enter the doors.  Register here: http://www.texasffa.org/guestreg/

How much will this cost?
Registration- $40
Hotel- $135/night divided by number of students in room
Meals- $30 per day = $150
Special event- $33
Walking money- $50-$100
Total= $400-$500

Fundraiser
Any student who wants to come to the 2015 state convention will be required to 
help with the booth at polka fest.  The money raised at polka fest will directly help
pay for student activities at state convention.

Get the TEXAS FFA MOBILE APP!
1. On your smart phone, go to http://m.texasffa.org
2. Click 'Bookmark' button
3. Add to home screen
                       

Deadline to sign up for state convention will be May 21st so we can get an accurate headcount for hotel purposes 
                                ***CONCERT, DANCE AND FUN NIGHT DRESS CODE*** 
Attire may not contain indecent or improper messages (alcohol, tobacco, sexual references, etc.). Males must wear shirts with sleeves.  No low-cut shirts or tops, bare midriffs, strapless or thin-strapped shirts are allowed.  Shirts must cover the entire stomach, shoulders, chest and back must be covered.  Sleeves must be at least two inches in width (about 3 fingers).  Shorts, dresses and skirts must be no higher than fingertip length when ares are at side and no saggy pants are allowed.
                                ***CONCERT, DANCE AND FUN NIGHT DRESS CODE*** 
Attire may not contain indecent or improper messages (alcohol, tobacco, sexual references, etc.). Males must wear shirts with sleeves.  No low-cut shirts or tops, bare midriffs, strapless or thin-strapped shirts are allowed.  Shirts must cover the entire stomach, shoulders, chest and back must be covered.  Sleeves must be at least two inches in width (about 3 fingers).  Shorts, dresses and skirts must be no higher than fingertip length when ares are at side and no saggy pants are allowed.
                                ***CONCERT, DANCE AND FUN NIGHT DRESS CODE*** 
Attire may not contain indecent or improper messages (alcohol, tobacco, sexual references, etc.). Males must wear shirts with sleeves.  No low-cut shirts or tops, bare midriffs, strapless or thin-strapped shirts are allowed.  Shirts must cover the entire stomach, shoulders, chest and back must be covered.  Sleeves must be at least two inches in width (about 3 fingers).  Shorts, dresses and skirts must be no higher than fingertip length when ares are at side and no saggy pants are allowed.
 

 

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