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Multiple Sites/2 Different Dates - Overnight (Schools are allowed to drive back and forth.)

Register at www.ilaged.org - Conference is for 8th - 10th Grades.  Please see this document for all registration information, start/end times, meals being served, addresses to the event, hotel room blocks (responsibility of the teacher to book & pay for your hotel rooms), etc.  Any updates will be in that document.

Official Dress for the Students & Business Casual for the Advisors.

Dates:  January 27-28, 2023 - SIU & February 3-4, 2023 for WIU & Champaign/Urbana Site TBA. 400 Students for each site will be available.

Advisors:  Professional Development will be offered. If the Advisor(s) are not wanting to attend PD they must register as a Chaperone, but you cannot switch to Professional Development on-site because our meal counts will already be turned in by then.

Chaperones/Helpers for Disability Students:  Please register your chaperone(s) and any helpers for students that require help with their health.

Alumni Scholarship Winners:  Please do not put your alumni scholarship winner in your total count of students, please complete the line by site so that you are not charged for the scholarship winner.

Cost:  Student(s) - $125

Cost:  Advisor(s) Professional Development and/or Chaperones - $75

Registration Closes:  Wednesday, January 13, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

Participation Form:  Please have your student(s) and parent(s) sign the participation form and you can upload it to the Ground Zero Conference Registration under Upload or bring the signed forms to the conference.  PLEASE NOTE THE PARTICIPATION FORMS ARE REQUIRED TO BE UPLOADED OR BROUGHT TO THE CONFERENCE.  

Upload Instructions:

Event Registration

2023 Ground Zero Conference (if the registration is closed, the registration is located under Past Events)

Arrow down to the bottom and upload under Documents.  

Choose File/Upload

Patti Davis will approve or reject the waivers.  If rejected, you will receive an email.

Please note that if we do not have the waivers on the day of the event then the students cannot participate in the conference.

Sending Students with Other Schools:  Please email pdavis@illinoisffa.org with the school/teacher that is liable for your students.

Hopper Funds:  Please email Tammy Yard at tyard@illinoisffa.org if you'd like to check/use Hopper Funds to help pay for this registration.  

Food Allergies/Vegetarian Options: Please complete the google form for any food allergies/vegetarian meals for anyone attending the event.  After completing this google form and the advisor/student is no longer attending, please email Patti Davis at pdavis@illinoisffa.org so that we can cancel this special request.  Colored cards will be given out at registration to be given to the server for your special meal.

Trading Post: Please utilize after the registration closes to buy/sell registrations.  Please note the school buying your registrations must pay you directly and you still pay the IL FFA Center for the registrations that you registered for initially.

Event/Registration/Waivers’ Questions:  Please contact Patti Davis, pdavis@illinoisffa.org, or call (217) 753-3328 Ext. 107.

Payment Questions:  Please contact Jannette Allotey, jallotey@illinoisffa.org


   
 
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