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About the State/Lone Star FFA Degree
The State/Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree of membership the State FFA Association can award. To receive a State FFA Degree, members must meet the following requirements:
  • Received a Chapter FFA Degree.
  • Have been an active FFA member for at least two years (24 months) at the time of receiving the State FFA Degree
  • Have completed at least 2 years (360 hours) of systematic school instruction in agricultural education at our above the ninth grade level, which includes an SAE.
  • Have earned and productively invested at least $1000 and worked at least 300 hours in excess of scheduled class time, in a supervised agricul tural experience program. The combination of hours & earnings multiplied by a factor of 3.33 must be equal to or greater than the number 1,000.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability by performing 10 parliamentary law procedures, giving a six-minute speech on a topic relating to agriculture or FFA, and serving as an FFA officer, committee chairperson, or committee member.
  • Have a satisfactory academic record, certified by the agriculture teacher and the school principal or superintendent.
  • Participated in the planning and implementation of the chapter’s Program of Activities.
  • As of April 1, have completed ten activities above the chapter level in at least three of six different categories: leadership development events, career development events, conventions and meetings, project shows, student awards and leadership and service as described in policies adopt ed by the Board of Directors.
  • Complete at least 25 hours of community service in a minimum of two different activities. All community service hours are cumulative, i.e. the 10 community service hours used to obtain the chapter degree can be used toward the state degree.