89th Illinois FFA State Convention
June 13-15, 2017 – Prairie Capital Convention Center, Springfield, Illinois



Members of the Eldorado FFA Chapter attended the 89th annual Illinois State FFA Convention on June 13-15 along with 3,500 other FFA members, advisors, and guests.
“Maximize” was the theme of the three-day event which recognizes annual successes of Illinois FFA members, elects the major state officer team, and celebrates agriculture. Students at the convention were greeted with activities including an exhibit hall featuring colleges and businesses, an evening dance and talent show, and an opportunity to engage in the history of Illinois’ capital city. The convention program featured keynote presentations by National FFA Central Region Vice President Valerie Earley, of Minn., and Hoan Do, a former contestant on “American Ninja Warrior”, student success coach, and motivational speaker.