2018 MT FFA State Convention coming to Billings

 Opportunities to be a Trade Show vendor, volunteer, advertise, and sponsor are available at the 88th Annual Montana FFA State Convention in Billings, Montana, April 4th through 7th, hosted by Rimrock Auto Group. 

Over 2,000 high school and middle school FFA members, teachers, and supporters from across the Big Sky state are headed to 2018 Montana FFA State Convention the first week of April. Students will take part in numerous competitive Career Development Events, leadership trainings, local service projects in the Billings community, and explore 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 5th-6th 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  online registration form. Vendors do have the option to sell merchandise!

If you are a lifelong supporter of the FFA or are new the organization and wish to get involved, check out our opportunities to volunteer throughout convention at our online volunteer sign up. Over 300 judges and volunteers are needed.

The Montana FFA Foundation supports 94 FFA chapters across the state of Montana, representing over 5,100 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.

Questions about Montana FFA Convention opportunities and events can be directed to Gwynn Simeniuk at (406) 582-4118 or support@montanaffa.org, or visit the Montana FFA website at www.montanaffa.org.

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am
    An Overeaters Anonymous group will meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, Absarokee.
  • Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.

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