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FFA Quiz Bowl
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What degree must be earned before applying for the State FFA degree?
What is the minimum number of local functions a student must participate in to be eligible for the chapter FFA degree?
True or False: A vote is taken to approve candidates as a whole for the American FFA Degree.
Two years (24 months)
In order to apply for the state FFA degree, you must have been an active FFA member for how many years?
False, they may nominate a person to the Executive Committee
True or False: Any chapter can give the Honorary State FFA Degree to someone.
How often are officers elected for the local and state levels?
Public Law 740
What public law makes the words "Future Farmers of America" strictly for our organization's use?
Public Law 740
What law gave FFA a federal charter?
Until November 30th, following the fourth National Convention after graduating from high school
How long may a member retain active membership?
1. While in school, be enrolled in at least one agriculture education course during the
school year and/or follow a planned course of study; either a course must include a
supervised agricultural experience program, the objective of which is preparation for
an agricultural career.
2. Show an interest in the affairs of the organization by attending meetings, striving for
degrees of membership, and participating in other organized activities of the chapter.
3. Pay all current state and national dues by the date determined by the chapter
Define "active membership"
To be an integral part of the organized instructional programs in agriculture
education, to strengthen the confidence of students, to provide agriculture-related
programs and activities, and to encourage and recognize achievements in supervised
agricultural experience programs, scholarship, leadership and other individual and
group activities by providing awards.
What are the objectives of FFA as stated in the constitution?
active, alumni, collegiate and honorary
Name the four types of FFA membership?
Star Farmer, Star in Agriculture Placement, Star in Agribusiness, Star in Agriscience
What are the four "Stars of Indiana" categories?
A Program of Activities
Members of every chapter set up annually a plan of action for the coming year. What is this plan?
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
What are the names of the FFA Associations, which are not states?
official gold emblem key
What is the symbol of the American FFA Degree?
official gold emblem charm
What is the symbol of the State FFA Degree?
Ear of corn
What is the symbol at the Secretary's station?
What officer seats all of the officers at the end of opening ceremonies?
The pin presented to Greenhands is made of what kind of metal?
No person other than FFA members
Who besides an FFA member may wear an official FFA jacket?
The emblem of Washington
What is the symbol at the treasurer's station?
The Pledge of Allegiance
What is the last pledge made by an FFA member before the adjournment of a meeting?
How many different proficiency awards are there for 2019?
What is the symbol of strength, courage and national scope of the organization?
The Pledge of Allegiance
What is the official salute of the FFA Organization?
The rising sun
What is the symbol at the President's station?
Below the owner's name
Where should FFA pins and medals be placed on the jacket?
How many objectives does the FFA have in its constitution?
What is the symbol at the reporter's station?
What is the symbol at the Vice President's station?
The clasping hands
What is the symbol at the sentinel's station?
How many paragraphs are in the FFA creed?
The Motto consists of ________ lines?
What degree must a member hold to have a chapter office?
How many commas are there in the FFA salute?
How many "I believes" are there in the FFA creed?
National Blue represents our flag and Corn Gold represents a ripened field of corn.
What are the colors and what do they signify?
What is the symbol at the advisor's station?
1. Cross section of corn-it provides the foundation of the emblem much like corn is the
foundation crop of the United States
2. Rising Sun-signifies progress and holds a promise that tomorrow will bring a new day
glowing with opportunity
3. The Plow-signifies labor and tillage of the soil, the backbone of agriculture, and
historic foundation of our country's strength
4. The Eagle-is a national symbol which serves as a reminder of our freedom and ability
to explore new horizons for the future of agriculture
5. The Owl-symbolizes the knowledge required to be successful in the industry of
6. Words "Agriculture Education" and "FFA"-symbolize the combination of learning
and leadership necessary for progressive agriculture.
Name the six elements of the FFA emblem and what they represent.
Become an honorary chapter member
How may a school principal become a member of the FFA?
Which officer is seated to the President' left?
Labor and Tillage
The plow is a symbol of _____________ and ____________ of the soil.
Which state has the fewest FFA members?
To signify the combination of learning and leadership necessary for progressive agriculture.
Why does the emblem contain the words "agriculture education" and the letters FFA?
What is the pin symbolizing the Chapter FFA degree made of?
Learning to Do,
Doing To Learn,
Earning To Live,
Living to Serve
Recite the FFA motto.
California and Texas
Which two states have the most members?
Black skirt or slacks, black shoes, black hosiery, a white blouse, official FFA scarf and an official FFA jacket zipped to the top
Name the official dress for female members.
Black slacks, black shoes, black socks, white dress shirt, official FFA tie and an official FFA jacket zipped to the top
Name the official dress for male members.
3-highest award, highest office and highest degree
How many and what type of medals can be worn on the FFA jacket?
How many sentences are there in the creed?
What type of curricular activity is FFA?
Who was better able to serve his country because of his sound financial practices?
Eastern-18, Western-11, Central-12, and Southern-11
How many states are in each region?
It should be discarded or you should take the emblem and lettering off
What do you do with an FFA jacket when worn out?
1. Knowledge of FFA
2. Diversity of Membership
3. All Members Share Responsibilities
4. Capable Officers
5. A Challenging Program of Activities
6. A Workable Constitution and Bylaws
7. Proper Equipment and Records
8. Well Planned, Regularly Held Chapter Meetings
9. Adequate Financing
10. School and Community Support
What are the 10 essentials of a successful chapter?
An emblem and their district lettering
What do district officers have on the back of their FFA jackets?
An emblem and no lettering
What do national officers have on the back of their FFA jackets?
An emblem and their state association
What do state officers have on the back of their FFA jackets?
Future Farmers of Virginia
What organization is considered the founder of the FFA?
At the 38th and 63rd national conventions
When was the FFA creed revised?
3rd national convention
The creed was adopted at what National Convention?
Kansas City in 1928
When and where were the Future Farmers of America organized?
Which state was the last to enter the FFA?
In what month was FFA founded?
The National FFA Center is located in what city and state?
What is the 2015-2016 National FFA theme?
What is the name of the official FFA magazine?
True or false; to be a member of the FFA Alumni a person had to have been a member of FFA?
The National Future Farmer
What was the name of the first FFA magazine?
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through
What is the FFA Mission Statement?
There are a total of __________ who make up the National FFA Board of Directors
Nine official national FFA convention delegates whom have served as State officers in the past.
The nominating committee for National FFA Officers shall consist of whom?
True or False: Collegiate FFA members do not pay National dues
How many delegates can each chapter send to National Convention?
True or False: The National FFA Officers shall hold the American FFA Degree at the time of their election and must be active members for the duration of their term of office.
How many National FFA Officers are there?
True or False: Each state FFA association must submit a list of official delegates to the national convention prior to convention.
8,739 chapters in all 52 Associations
How many chapters and FFA associations are there in the National FFA Organization?
Which officer keeps the official records of members and progress of the organization?
4 - Eastern, Western, Central and Southern
How many FFA regions has the nation been divided into? Name them.
The National Board of Directors
What governing body has the power to appoint temporary national officers?
September 1st through August 31st
When does the National FFA Organization Fiscal year run from?
2 delegates from each chapter
How many official delegates can each chapter have at state FFA convention?
Where will the National FFA Convention be held in 2021?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
At the Silver Anniversary Convention, what president of the United States was the
Which former President of the United States was a former FFA member?
Julie Smiley, Mt. Vernon, Washington
Who was the first female to be elected to a national office and where was she from?
Henry C. Groseclose
Who is considered to be the father of the FFA?
Leslie Applegate from New Jersey
Who was the first National FFA President and what state was he from?
The first National Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the FFA was who?
E. M. Tiffany from Wisconsin
Who wrote the Creed? Where was he from?
Who was the last Montana FFA member elected to a National Office?
Who is the acting U.S. Secretary of Agriculture?
The Smith-Hughes Act was passed in what year?
Kansas City, 1928
Where and in what year was the first national convention held?
In what year was the first FFA manual copyrighted?
The National FFA Foundation was established in what year?
In what year was the National FFA band organized?
In what year was the National FFA Supply Service opened for business?
In what year was Public Law 740 passed by the 81st congress?
In what year was the FFA code of ethics adopted?
The National Future Farmer Magazine was first published in what year?
When was the Silver (25th) anniversary of the FFA?
December 2, 1961
On what date did the Foundation Board vote to develop an FFA Leadership Training Center?
In what year did the New Farmers of America (NFA) merge with the FFA?
In what year were girls first admitted to the FFA?
When were girls admitted into FFA in Indiana?
When was the Education Building at the FFA Leadership Center built?
In what year was the National FFA Alumni Association chartered?
President Gerald Ford addressed the National FFA Convention in what year?
The Golden Anniversary of the FFA was in what year?
What year did the delegates vote to change the official name from the Future Farmers of America to the National FFA Organization?
Former President Bush addressed the National FFA Convention in what year?
1995 National Convention
At what national convention were the official policies for the use of the FFA name and emblem adopted?
In what year did congress amend Public Law 740?
Supervised Agriculture Experience
What does SAE stand for?
Washington Leadership Conference
What does WLC stand for?
Career Development Event
What does CDE stand for?
New Farmers of America
What does the NFA stand for?
New Century Farmer
What does NCF stand for?
Local Program Success
What does LPS stand for?
About how many glasses of milk does a single cow produce everyday?
What percent of Indiana's land is covered in forests?
How many quarts of popcorn does the average American consume each year?
Edy's Grand Ice Cream, Fort Wayne, IN
Who is the largest ice cream manufacturer in the world and where is it located?
The number of farms in the U.S. in 2012 is estimated at __________________.
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