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2022-2023 State FFA Association Dates

Calendar is tentative and subject to change.

August 1, 2022 
Membership for State Fair Opens
*Note: If a current FFA member is on the 2021-2022 FFA roster, that individual does NOT need to be early added to next year’s roster prior to exhibiting at the 2022 Fair. Any incoming new member, including 7th and 8th grade members, MUST be early added to the 2022-23 chapter roster between August 1-15, 2022 in order to exhibit. Incoming 6th graders are NOT allowed to exhibit in the FFA division of Nebraska State Fair.

August 15, 2022
Membership for State Fair Due
*Note: Do not send in payment for these members. Pay membership dues with all of the other membership dues by November 30, 2022.

August 17, 2022
Chapter in Good Standing Information out to Advisors
Governor’s Award of Excellence (NIFA Grants) Open

August 30 – 31, 2022
Launch! Kick-Off invitation only

September 2 – 5, 2022
Nebraska State Fair – FFA Weekend 
State Dairy Judging Event

EDGE Dates
Monday, September 19 North Platte, MidPlains Community College
Tuesday, September 20 Gering, Weborg 21
Wednesday, September 21 Gering, Weborg 21
Wednesday, September 28 Kearney, Younes South
Monday, October 3 Atkinson, West Holt High School
Thursday, October 13 Firth, Norris High School
Friday, October 14 Norfolk, Northeast Community College

September 13 – 15, 2022
Husker Harvest Days

September 30, 2022
Chapter in Good Standing Items Due
Governor’s Award of Excellence (NIFA Grants) Due

October 7, 2022
Pathways to Careers Conference Registration Opens

October 26 – 29, 2022
National FFA Convention

November 1, 2022
Pathways to Careers Conference Registration Closes

November 11 – 12, 2022
Pathways to Careers Conference (P2C)
Ag Ed Symposium
FFA Board Meeting (11/11)

District Leadership Development Events
Varies by District. Planning form due to the state office  2 weeks before the event. 

November 15, 2022
Membership dues payments Due

December 1, 2022
State Convention Chorus Application Opens
State Convention Talent Application Opens

December 15, 2022
State Convention Chorus Application and Instructor Recommendation Due

January 18, 2023
State Convention Talent Application Due
Mission and Impact Registration Opens

January 20 – 23, 2023
Nebraska FFA Alumni & Supporters Conference

February 8, 2023
Mission and Impact Registration Closes

February 15, 2023 11:59 PM CST
State FFA Officer Applications Due
Agriscience Fair Applications Due in AET
State Advancing Proficiency Applications Due in AET
State Advancing State Star Applications Due in AET
Ag Issues Academy Applications Due
State Degree List submitted in AET by FFA Board Reps
State Proficiency Review Names submitted by FFA Board Reps
State Competitor LDE Manuscripts and Employment Skills Documents Due

February 18 – 25, 2023
National FFA Week

February 24 – 25, 2023
Mission and Impact Conference
State Agriscience Fair Application, Proficiency Application, Star Application Review
FFA Board Meeting (2/24)

March 1, 2023 11:59 PM CST
National Chapter Applications Due
Delegate Items Submitted
Honorary State Degree Nominations Due
Cornerstone Award Nominations Due
NIFA Grant Recipients Pictures and Summary Due
Bios due for Proficiency Finalists
Bios due for Star Finalists
Courtesy Corps Sign Up Due

March 15, 2023
State Convention Registration Closes
American Degrees Submitted in AET for National FFA Preliminary Review 

March 15 – 17, 2023
State FFA Officer Preliminary Interviews

March 29 – 31, 2023
State FFA Convention 

April 19, 2023
COLT Registration Opens

May 1, 2023
American Degree Applications Due
American Star Applications Due

May 3, 2023
COLT Registration Closes

May 2023
COLT Conferences TBD

June 9, 2023 
American Degree Edits Due

June 15, 2023
National Advancing Proficiency, Agriscience Fair, and National Chapter Applications due in AET