FFA Coverage on RFD-TV

FFA Coverage on RFD-TV

Get gavel-to-gavel coverage of the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo from Indianapolis.  This unique annual event spotlights future agriculture leaders and no one covers the speeches, awards, music and more like RFD-TV.  Get the complete broadcast schedule below.  Watch on-air or subscribe to RFD-TV's Country Club and watch from your computer, tablet, phone or Roku.

All Times Below are Eastern


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 

6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

Session 1B

  • National Officer reflection
  • Welcome by Taylor McNeel, National FFA President
  • Band and Chorus Grand Entry
  • National Advisors Challenge, Dr. Steve Brown, National FFA Advisor
  • Keynote Speaker, Diana Nyad, Author and Long-Distance Swimmer 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Session 2

  • Board of Directors Recognition
  • Board of Trustees Recognition
  • State Association Membership Awards
  • Model of Innovation Awards
  • Model of Excellence Awards

Thursday, October 20 , 2016

5:15 PM

National FFA Talent Competition


Thursday, October 20, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Session 3

  • Stars Over America Pageant
  • Recognition of National FFA Foundation Sponsors Board and Individual Giving Council
  • Foundation Support Announcement

Friday, October 21, 2016

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 4

  • Keynote Speaker: Jason Brown, Motivational Speaker
  • Honorary American FFA Degree Ceremony
  • Distinguished Service Citations
  • VIP Awards

Friday, October 21, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 5

  • Association for Career and Technical Education Greetings
  • NAAE Greetings
  • National Officer Candidates
  • Outstanding Agriculture Education
  • Teacher Awards
  • Agriscience Fair Recognition

Friday, October 21, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Session 6

  • National Agricultural Proficiency Awards

Friday, October 21, 2016

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

FFA Band and Chorus Concert


Friday, October 21, 2016

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Session 7

  • Career Development Award Winners
  • Creed Speaking
  • Extemporaneous Public Speaking
  • Keynote Speaker: Colin Ryan, Motivational Speaker

Saturday, October 22, 2016

7:48 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 8

  • Welcome by Taylor McNeel, National FFA President
  • American FFA Degree Ceremony sponsored by ADM Crop Risk Services, Case IH, Elanco, Farm Credit and Syngenta

Saturday, October 22, 2016

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Session 9

  • Career Development Event Award Winners
  • Retiring Address by Taylor McNeel
  • Past National Officer Recognition
  • Election and Installation of National FFA Officers
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