The Erie County Agricultural Society Emerging Leaders Award
is for students wanting to grow as leaders through experiences by attending conferences, livestock shows/judging, FFA events, etc.
Emerging Leaders Award applicants must be any high school student in New York, that is active in their local and state agricultural community through FFA, 4-H, Farm Bureau, Livestock Shows, etc. The Emerging Leaders Award is available for reimbursement of registration, travel, and show expenses.
Applications for the award must be completed and returned to the following address: Erie County Agricultural Society, Emerging Leaders Application, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, NY14075, no later than 30 days prior to your event you plan to attend.
If you have any questions regarding this award program, please feel free to contact Maria Lucero, firstname.lastname@example.org or 649-3900 ext. 6413.
- FFA Timeline of events
- 212/360: January 25-26
- State Convention: May 14-16
- Camp: July
- State Fair/: Judging contest
- Intense: July 29-Aug 3
- National Convention: October 28-31
- NJSA Youth Leadership Conference: March 26-28
- National 4H Livestock Judging: November 16-20
- Beef Shows
- NY State Holstein Association
Download the application to apply: