2024 Nevada FFA State Convention

Sparking Connections

2023 Convention & Competitive Event Sponsors

Our 2023 Title Sponsor - Nevada Gold Mines

Our 2023 Star Partner - American AgCredit

Support An Incredible Experience

Our sponsors ensure Nevada FFA students have an incredible experience during the annual convention. Whether it is being recognized for their hard work, expanding their professional networks, or simply being inspired, we know that we are preparing our next community and industry leaders. Learn more and donate below!

2023 Convention & Competitive Event Sponsors

Listed By Giving Level

Platinum Contributors, $2,500+

  • Nevada Gold Mines – Title Sponsor, Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • American AgCredit – Star Partner, Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events, Scholarship, Farm Business Management, Marketing Plan, Prepared Public Speaking, Star State Agribusiness
  • College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Tasteful Selections – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • City of Fallon, Mayor Ken Tedford & Fallon City Council – Parliamentary Procedure, Poultry Evaluation, Best Informed Greenhand

Platinum Contributors, $1,000+

  • Troy & Meagan Jordan* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Doug & Doris Hoskin – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events, Livestock Evaluation, Stars
  • Nevada Dairy Farmers – Milk Quality & Products
  • Nevada Dept. of Agriculture – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Rocky Mountain Agronomics – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events

Diamond Contributors, $500-$999

  • Anderson Dairy – Milk Quality & Products
  • Anonymous* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Bob & April Oakden – Floriculture, Creed Speaking, Prepared Public Speaking, Nursery Landscape
  • Daniel & Anne Fagundes – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • F N’ A Hay LLC, Andrew & Fiona Goettle – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • FARWEST EQUIPMENT DEALERS ASSOC.* – Ag. Technology & Mechanical Systems
  • Gallagher Ford – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • High Desert Small Animal Feed- Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Holly Merritt* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Hunter Drost – Edward Jones – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Nevada Beef Council – Meats Evaluation & Technology
  • Nevada Cattlemen’s Assoc. – Meats Evaluation & Technology
  • Plumas Bank – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Scheels via employee Michael Kemp – State Officer Buckles
  • Steve & Leslie Zimmerman* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Tessa Morgan* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Ty & Sherri Nebe – Floriculture

Gold Contributors, $250-$499

  • Joe & Jamie Frey* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Wells Auto & Hardware – Agricultural Sales, Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Anonymous* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Kristina Carey* – Horse Evaluation
  • Julene Smith* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Gus & April Wright – Conduct of Chapter Meetings
  • Jessy & Diego Lozada* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • 3 QS Cattle Series, LLC, James & Melinda Filippini – Horse Evaluation
  • Amber Smyer* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • B3 Glass LLC, Jason & Callie Bogue – Veterinary Science
  • Blane Merkley* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Corey Shrecengost – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Douglas/Carson County Farm Bureau – Rangeland Management, Soils & Homesite
  • Freeport Freight Systems* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Gary Aldax – Marketing Plan
  • JJ Goicoechea* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • John & Amanda Hutchings, Fall River Brewing* – Floriculture
  • Jon & Lauren Ybarzabal* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Out West Buildings – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Tom & Kelly Barnes – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events

Silver Contributors, $100-$249

  • AGCO – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Barnes Ranches, Inc. – Livestock Evaluation
  • Brian Hoskin – Nursery Landscape
  • Curt & Lynda Jordan – Parliamentary Procedure
  • Jim Barbee & Heather Dye* – Environmental & Natural Resources
  • Pauline Inchauspe, Silver Creek Ranch – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Richard & Ellen Olson* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Don & Jolene Noorda, High Desert Irrigation, Inc. – Farm Business Management
  • Jeff & Julie Wurtz – Prepared Public Speaking
  • McMullen, McPhee & Co. LLC – Creed Speaking, Prepared Public Speaking
  • Fred & Selena Minoletti*-Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • A&K Earth Movers, Inc. – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Andrea & Jeremy Nevin* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Anonymous* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Carol Herl* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Carson Valley Conservation District – Rangeland Management, Soils & Homesite
  • Catelyn Sanders* In Memory of Cody Sanders – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • D Bar M Western Store – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Irma Davila – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Josie Merritt* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Ken & Rebecca Wellnitz – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Lynn Dodge* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Megan Bedera* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Thomas Klein & Kay Eason – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events

Bronze Contributors, $51-$99

  • Anne G. Willard & John L. Swingen Jr. – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events

Friend of FFA, Contributions up to $50

  • Amy Cook* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Chance Dahl* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Dennis Hoskin – Milk Quality & Products
  • Heidi Tran* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • John & Amanda Hutchings, Fall River Brewing* – Floriculture
  • Joy Millard* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Joylyn Harmer* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Kadee Buckmaster* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Kelby Lindberg* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Patty Julian* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Richard Peterson* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Walker Fowers* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • William Hoskin – Employment Skills
  • Anonymous* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Anonymous* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Ben Meyer* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Lorna Gillette* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events
  • Carolyn Smyer* – Nevada FFA Convention & Competitive Events


*Gave on Give FFA Day, February 23

Event Hosts

  • Ag. Technology & Mechanical Systems: TMCC
  • Floriculture: Sparks Florist
  • Horse: UNR Equestrian Center
  • Meats Evaluation & Technology: WolfPack Meats
  • Nursery Landscape: Rail City Garden Center & Master Gardeners

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