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2017 National FFA Convention & Expo - HALL OF STATES

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     Hall of States exhibits are meant to introduce nonresidents to the traditions of others states and expose to all show attendees America's agricultural diversity.
     Every year we are always excited to highlight the hard work, pride and dedication of our FFA Members from across the Country on the Expo show floor.
     Exhibits may be developed by a chapter, an FFA Alumni group or other state groups or sponsors.

     Some examples of what the exhibits might be designed to portray include:

  •      The crops popular in the state
  •      New innovations in the state such as aquaculture or urban forestry
  •      Specialty foods native to the region or products popular in the state
  •      Environmental and conservation efforts in the stat
  •      How FFA/agricultural education provides training to meet the needs of the Agricultural industry in the state
  •      The diverse marketing options in the state such as barge ship or rail.

Please click here to reserve your booth.

 

 

 

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SPACE AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDED

One booth 10’ deep by 10’ wide will be provided at no charge to the state association. Each 10x10 booth comes equipped with standard six-foot high back drape,
two 3’ high side panels, two chairs, one 4'x30" skirted table, and one nine inch by thirty-six inch identification sign with the state's name. No storage space will be provided.
All items used in the booth, including storage, must be contained in the 10x10 allotted area. 
All other equipment and service expenses such as tack boards, additional tables
or electricity will be the obligation of the state and can be ordered in advance from the exhibitor's kit which will be available online:
https://www.ffa.org/events/convention/exhibitors

RULES

All activities should be confined to the limits of the exhibit booth. Displays may not be placed in such a manner as to interfere with other exhibits.  
All display elements, including storage, shall be confined to the 10x10 booth. Handing out consumable products without a permit is strictly prohibited.
To apply for a permit, please contact Thale@ffa.org. Selling is strictly prohibited. All booths should abide by the standard Terms and Conditions for the National FFA Expo. and adhere to the Faciility Rules and Regulations found here:
https://www.icclos.com/pdf/ICCLOSFacilityGuide.pdf

Official dress is required.

LOCATION

The location for this year’s Hall of States exhibits will be located on Expo floor in Hall A of the Indianapolis Convention Center.
Booth Assignments will be made the first of August.

INSTALLATION AND TIME SCHEDULE

The Hall of States exhibit will be held in conjunction with the National FFA Convention & Expo at ICC.

Exhibit Set-up
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5:00p.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Show Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Friday, Oct. 27, 8:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Exhibit Tear-down
Must be taken down between 3:00pm and 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27th.

RECOGNITION

The National FFA Organization, with the help of a panel of judges, will select the best Hall of States display, based in part on creativity, general appeal,
clarity and purpose, and how it represents the best of agriculture in your state. A sample judging sheet will be sent out in August with booth assignments.
This recognition will be presented at the convention on Friday at 10am.

 

Hall of States application deadline is August 31st, 2017