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  2014 TEXAS FFA STATE CONVENTION TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
 
By: Texas FFA
May 15, 2014

 
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The tentative schedule for the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention is listed below. The Convention will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center July 14-18, 2014. Dates and times are subject to change. Visit www.texasffa.org for more information.

Friday, July 11

1:00pm – National Officer Nominating Committee Report

Saturday, July 12

7:30am – National Officer Candidates Report

Sunday, July 13

10:00am – Rodeo Contestant Check-In

12:00pm – Texas FFA Chorus Arrives

5:45pm – Host Committee Kick Off

Monday, July 14

12:00pm – Camp Media Begins (Convention Media Staff)

2:00pm – Foundation Ambassador Orientation

2:30pm – Speaking Event Judges Meeting

3:00pm – Speaking Event Coaches/Contestant Meeting

3:30pm – Registration Committee Meeting

4:00pm – State Speaking Events – Semi-Finals

4:00pm – Agriscience Fair Setup

4:30pm – Convention Committee Chairperson Meeting

5:00pm – Convention Committee Meetings

7:00pm – Courtesy Corps Orientation

7:00pm – Rodeo Performance #1

Tuesday, July 15

7:00am – Area Officer and Advisor Breakfast

7:00am – Speaking Event Breakfast/Finals Announcement

9:00am – General Registration Opens

9:00am – Speaking Event Judges Meeting

10:00am – Speaking Event Finals

10:00am – Leadership Workshop

10:15am – Exhibits Open

1:15pm – Pre-Session

2:00pm – First General Session

Reflections

- State President’s Welcome

- Invocation

- Welcome to Fort Worth

- Area Walk-ins

- Keynote Address

5:00pm – Talent Team Orientation

5:00pm – Registration Closes

6:00pm – Rodeo Finals

8:00pm – Kick-Off Concert

Wednesday, July 16

8:00am – Registration Continues

8:15am – Pre-Session

9:00am – Second General Session

- Justin Brands Title Sponsor Remarks

- Ryan Mott Memorial Scholarship

- Keynote Address

- Speaking Development Event Awards Presentation

- 2 Retiring Addresses

- 2014 Texas FFA Association Business Session (Part 1)

11:30am – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Luncheon

12:00pm – Agriscience Fair Awards Luncheon

12:45pm – Pre-Session

1:30pm – Third General Session

- Honoring Our Heroes

- Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarships

- Agriscience Fair Results

- Lone Star Championship Review (LDE/CDE)

- Nursery/Landscape CDE Scholarship

- New Chapter Recognition

- State Officer Chapter Recognition

- Collegiate FFA Remarks/Presentation of Officers

- 2 Retiring Addresses

- Golden Horizon

- National Chapter – Top 10

- 2014 Texas FFA Association Business Session (Part 2, if needed)

5:15pm – Stars of Texas Banquet

5:15pm – Ford Leadership Scholars Banquet

6:15pm – Pre-Session

6:30pm – LSD Recipients to Area Sections

7:00pm – Fourth General Session – Stars Night and Lone Star Degree Ceremony

- Stars Over Texas

- Proficiency Awards

- Lone Star Degree Sponsor Remarks – Lone Star Ag Credit

- Lone Star Degree Ceremony (Order: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 1, 2, 3)

Thursday, July 17

7:00am – VIP Breakfast and Reception

8:15am – Pre-Session

9:00am – Fifth General Session

- Farm Credit Title Sponsor Remarks

- Farm Credit Scholarships

- Corporate Sponsor Recognition

- Wallrath Scholarship Presentation

- PSO Reunion

- 1 Retiring Address

- State President Election

11:30am – Foundation Scholarship Luncheon

11:30am – San Antonio Livestock Exposition Luncheon

12:00pm – PSO Luncheon Meeting

12:15pm – Wallrath Educational Foundation Luncheon

12:45pm – Pre-Session

1:30pm – Sixth General Session

- Ford Leadership Scholars

- San Antonio Livestock Exposition Scholarships

- Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo Scholarships

- SW Expo Scholarships

- James M. “Jim Bob” Norman Scholarship

- TX FFA Alumni Greetings and Scholarship Presentation

- Young Farmers of Texas Scholarships

- Foundation Scholarships

- 3 Retiring Addresses

- State President Run-Off

- 2014 Texas FFA Association Business Session (Part 3, if needed)

6:30pm – Seventh General Session – FUN NIGHT

9:10pm – DANCE

9:10pm – Hypnotist Performance

Friday, July 18

7:00am – Honorary Lone Star Degree Recipients Breakfast and Reception

8:15am – Pre-Session

9:00am – Eighth General Session

- Host Committee Recognition

- Board of Director Recognition

- Honorary Lone Star Degree (Teacher and Non-Teacher)

- Convention Chronicle Staff Recognition

- Foundation Ambassador Recognition

- Recognition of Convention Chairs

- Texas Farm Bureau Award

- Announcement of the Election Results

- Officer Installation

Adjourn the 86th Texas FFA State Convention

 
 
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