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  CONVENTION TIP of the DAY for Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Take A Chance On Winning…..  
  Riley Duckworth  6/4/2022 7:00:00 AM  

CONVENTION TIP of the DAY for Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Take A Chance On Winning…..


Working on your summer gardening? How about washing your car? Planning on grilling anytime soon? What about that summer vacation or shopping spree at Scheels you have always been dreaming about? If so, then the Foundation Committee and the Illinois Foundation FFA have just the thing for you.  


On Tuesday, June 14th and Wednesday, June 15th, the Foundation will be selling raffle tickets for the following eight baskets:



  • Car Wash Basket (air fresheners, sponges, detail cleaners, etc.)

  • Self-Care Basket (candles, blankets, lotions, gift cards, face masks, hair masks, etc.)

  • Barbecue Basket (cooler, dry rubs, sauces, grill tools, aprons, recipe books, etc.)

  • Gardening Basket (wheelbarrow, seeds, garden tools, gloves, fertilizer, etc.)

  • FFA Basket (All things FFA)

  • Weekend Getaway Basket (Holiday World tickets, Cardinals tickets, gift cards, etc.)

  • Scheels Basket ($500 Scheels gift card & 2 30oz Yeti tumblers)

  • Yeti Cooler Basket (Yeti tundra cooler filled with Skis)

To view the entire list of items included in each basket - click here.

Ticket Price


It only takes $1.00 for a chance to win big at the 94th Annual Illinois FFA State Convention.


1 Ticket for $1.00

6 Tickets for $5.00


The Illinois Foundation FFA’s Associate Director’s arm length (30 Tickets) for $20.00


*Please note, tickets can only be purchased by cash.


Raffle Location


The Foundation will be displaying the baskets and selling tickets directly inside the right-hand doors of the Convention Hall. Not sure where to find the booth? Just look for the “Illinois Foundation FFA - Raffle” signage inside the Convention Hall, or ask a Courtesy Corps member to point you in the right direction.




Raffle winners will be announced during the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th General Sessions.


Session 2: Car Wash Basket & Self-Care Basket

Session 3: Barbecue Basket, Gardening Basket, & Weekend Getaway Basket

Session 4: All Things FFA Basket, Scheels Basket, & Yeti Cooler Basket




Baskets must be picked up before 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16th from the VIP Room.


A special thank you to all of the individuals, organizations, and business and industry friends that donate an item(s) to help support the Illinois Foundation FFA in making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

Riley Duckworth
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 618-499-1751
Address: 3221 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL 62702
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