FFA Activities

Each year, World Dairy Expo strives to offer more educational opportunities for FFA students who attend the show. The activities listed below happened on Tuesday, October 1. 

For a map of where buses should travel and park, please click here.


Tuesday, October 1 at 8 a.m. in Mendota 1

Nick Palkowski
Youth Leadership Speaker

It's time to take your leadership up a notch. Learn what it takes to be a leader of influence and boost productivity. Practice and show off your skills while learning the foundation of making an impact. Master these and you're unstoppable. Chuck Norris will fear your name. 

Tuesday, October 1 at 9 a.m. in Mendota 2
"Be a Hero"
Brennan Costello
National FFA Officer

Robots trying to program you? Ninja's back stabbing you? Or puppies hypnotizing you? Come learn to be a Hero and fight back against these Villains! In our time together we
will identify negative influences, find ways to fight back, and make the choice to be the hero of our worlds. Give villains like Robots, Ninjas and Puppies a round-house kick of optimism as we create positive influences in our lives and become a Hero!

Tuesday, October 1 at 10 a.m. in Mendota 1
"Grow Your Vision and Take Charge of Your Future"
Becky Hurley
Wisconsin Farm Bureau

It’s time to get clear about what you want for your life and turn your dreams into reality! No matter what stage of life you’re in you always need to have goals. Come be entertained and inspired as Becky Hurley helps you discover your goals and teaches you how to create a positive vision for your future!

Take a Quiz, Win Ice Cream

The U.S Dairy Forage Research Center is sponsoring a quiz about the dairy industry and forages in the Arena Building by the World Forage Analysis Superbowl. Students can take the five-question quiz from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a chance to win a free ice cream from the GEA Ice Cream Booth. Supplies are limited. Students will also have the opportunity to check out award winning forage smaples and ask questions of the experts.

Enter to Win a Calf

Calling all FFA members! You can win a free registered Holstein show calf from Siemers Holsteins, Newton, WI. Stop by the FutureCow booth #5015 in the Exhibition Hall to enter.

Scavenger Hunt

In the past many teachers have designed scavenger hunts for their students. Well, World Dairy Expo has done the work for you! Click here to view a whole list of questions that you can use to engage students to learn more about the dairy industry and to experience everything World Dairy Expo has to offer.