The California FFA Foundation and California FFA Alumni Association cordially invite you to the 96th California State FFA Leadership Conference.

Join fellow alumni and supporters in celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of FFA members. We encourage you to join us for the day, and we've outlined a few ways you can participate, think of it as a choose-your-own-adventure!

When: Friday, March 22, 2024

8:00 a.m. Judges Breakfast & Orientation (SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento)

9:00 a.m. Scholarship & Proficiency Judging Begins (SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento)

11:30 a.m. Lunch! Grab your lunch at one of the many food trucks or concession stands, then join other alumni and supporters for food and fellowship. Don't forget to explore the College & Career Expo, check out the Agriscience Fair projects, and be sure to stop by the FFA Store to get their latest alumni and supporter swag!

1:30 p.m. Arrive at Golden 1 Center for the California FFA Foundation and California FFA Alumni Association Reception, sponsored by Nutrien at Rush Lounge, located on the ground level. This reception will host donors and alumni and our Seeds of Impact honoree John & Gail Kautz. Complimentary beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Must be 21 to attend. **Please see below regarding Golden 1 Arena's bag policy**

3:00 p.m. Attend the Alumni and Sponsor Session of the California State FFA Leadership Conference at Golden 1 Arena. **Please see below regarding Golden 1 Arena's bag policy**

6:00 p.m. Return to the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Once we arrive back at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center you are welcome to enjoy an evening on your own or join us for the Friday night entertainment that will take place inside the Expo. There will be music, a cornhole tournament, a silent disco, livestock fitting demonstration, and much more! 

Where: Sacramento, Calif.

SAFE Credit Union Convention Center

1400 J St.

Sacramento, Calif. 95814 

Golden 1 Center

500 David J Stern Walk

Sacramento, Calif. 95814-3346

Whether you join as part of our state awards judging panel, spend time reconnecting with fellow alumni, ag teachers, supporters, and friends, or attend the Alumni and Sponsor Reception, sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, we look forward to seeing you in Sacramento!

Please note, a detailed agenda will be emailed to those who RSVP.


Click RSVP or visit the 2024 State Leadership Conference Guest Registration


Golden 1 Arena Bag Policy

You can click here for Golden 1 Center's policy regarding bags. Golden 1 Center has made an exception and will allow California FFA-branded drawstring to be brought inside the facility. We will supply those to guests who RSVP.


Special group rates are available by clicking here. The two closest hotels to the convention center are Hyatt Regency and Sheraton Grand. 


Can't attend the conference, but are interested in supporting an FFA member? Click the donate button and your support will help to provide a meal, a tour, a shirt, or conference registration for an FFA member.

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If you have any questions, please contact Katie Otto at [email protected]. We hope to see you in Sacramento!

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