Leadership Awards & Applications

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State Officer Application

E-mail notice of intent to run by March 1.  Application submitted by March 15.


Handbook and Contract

District President Application

District Presidents are selected to represent FFA members, NY Agricultural Education Students and FFA chapters in their district.  Applications must be submitted by February 15


Handbook and contract


E-mail notice of intent to run by December 15.  Application submitted by January 15.
Interviews are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, February 23, 2019 during the Farm Show in Syracuse at the State Fairgrounds.



Study Guide

State Officer Nominating Committee Application

This application is only for the State Officer nominating committee.
E-mail notice of intent of participation by March 15.


FFA Jacket Award 

The FFA Jacket Award was started in 2009 and allows the current New York State Officers to recognize those FFA members who have shown outstanding promise in their future as a FFA member and an advocate for agriculture. Current FFA members in grades 7-11 are eligible. Each Jacket Award winner receives:

  • A personalized FFA Jacket ($50)

  • One week at Camp Oswegatchie ($310)

  • Registration to 212/360 ($95)

  • Registration to State Convention ($75)

  • This award cannot be transferred to any other student.

Deadline is March 15

Applicants must attach a Letter of Recommendation from their advisor before they can submit their application. Applications can be started and saved for later until the student can upload their advisor’s recommendation up until the application deadline.
If you are interested in sponsoring an FFA jacket, please contact Derek Hill.


New FFA Chapter jacket award

The New FFA Chapter Jacket Award Program began in 2016 and allows the State Association to recognize those new or reinstated chapters who are making great progress in establishing the FFA Chapter as a integral part of their schools learning community. This award is for those chapters chartered or reinstated within the last two years who do not already have a set of chapter jackets. The selected chapter will receive a set of 10 FFA chapter jackets.  Deadline is March 15