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FFA Members Gather for 86th Annual National Convention

FFA Members Gather for 86th Annual National Convention

More than 56,000 members will participate in the four-day event

More than 56,000 FFA members will participate in the 86th annual 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo, an event that draws members from all 50 U.S. states to Louisville, Ky., for four days.

During convention, nine general sessions and exhibits provided by 450 corporations, organizations and colleges will gather FFA members together at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Throughout the week, students will attend leadership and personal growth workshops and will tour Louisville attractions, including Papa John's international headquarters, Ford's Louisville assembly plant and the University of Kentucky. Others will visit Fort Knox, the Kentucky Derby Museum, and the Muhammad Ali Center.

More than 56,000 members will participate in the 86th annual National FFA Convention

FFA members can also participate in community-service initiatives and help beautify the city, volunteer at food banks, harvest and distribute locally grown produce, package meals for families in need, clean up parks and more.

Country star Dierks Bentley performed exclusively for FFA Wednesday night at KFC Yum! Center while the Broadbent Arena inside the Kentucky Exposition Center will play host to a Thursday rodeo.

The convention ends Saturday after national delegates elect a new, six-member National FFA Officer team for 2013-14.

Portions of the event are being streamed live on iHigh.com.

Source: FFA

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