2024 FFA Evaluation Letter (new 9.28.23)– The FFA Evaluation letter contains procedural information for the FFA Evaluation process.
2024 Evaluation Update Meeting Video
The Agriculture Education (FFA) – 4-H Memorandum of Understanding
Ohio Youth Livestock Exhibition Rules

State Evaluations

State/American Degrees – Feb 15, 2024, in-person using an electronic platform
Proficiency and Stars – Feb 16-17, 2024, in-person using an electronic platform
National Chapter – Mar 8-11, 2024, virtual using an electronic platform

American FFA Degree

The American FFA Degree is the highest level that can be achieved as an FFA member. Attaining the American FFA Degree requires a solid commitment to agriculture and FFA.

2024 Ohio American Degree Record Review Sheet
2024 Star Battery Guide Sheet
Community Service Guidelines

National Chapter Award

The National Chapter Award program recognizes FFA chapters that successfully complete an annual Program of Activities (POA), which includes a series of activities designed to encourage its members to grow as individuals, to work as part of a team and to serve others. The POA is built around three major areas called divisions. Divisions focus on the types of activities a chapter conducts. The three divisions include: Growing LeadersBuilding Communities and Strengthening Agriculture. Recognition is available at the state and national levels.

Proficiency Awards

The Agricultural Proficiency Awards program like the FFA motto, helps you set goals and learn practical skills. The program rewards FFA members at the local, state and national levels for exceptional accomplishments and excellence in a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program.

Record Book Resources

Officer Books

State FFA Degree

The State FFA Degree is the second highest level that can be achieved as an FFA member. This step in the FFA Degree system encourages students to grow and achieve personally toward establishing themselves in an agricultural career.

Honorary State and American FFA Degree 
The Ohio FFA Association bestows these awards for adults each year at state convention. These awards are given to exceptional teachers, individuals and companies who have demonstrated continued success and support of the FFA and/or agricultural education. The recipients are invited to participate in an award ceremony and to receive recognition onstage at the state convention. Honorary State due to Ohio FFA by February 22 and Honorary American due June 1 and must be done online at www.ffa.org. Please note that Honorary American Degree recipients must have received the Honorary State Degree.