To qualify for both the state and national FFA agriscience fairs students must:

  • Be in grades 7 - 12.
  • Conduct a scientific research project pertaining to the agriculture and food science industries and present their findings to a panel of judges with a display and a report.
  • Be selected as the state winner at their state agriscience fair (to advance to the national agriscience fair).

Agriscience Fair Categories and Divisions

Agriscience Fair Categories

Students can compete in the national agriscience fair in one of six categories:

  • Animal Systems
  • Environmental Services/Natural Resource Systems
  • Food Products and Processing Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Power, Structural and Technical Systems
  • Social Science

Agriscience Fair Divisions

Students can compete in the national agriscience fair as an individual or with a team.

  • Division 1 – individual member in grades 7 and 8
  • Division 2 – team of two members in grades 7 and 8
  • Division 3 – individual member in grades 9 and 10
  • Division 4 – team of two members in grades 9 and 10
  • Division 5 – individual member in grades 11 and 12
  • Division 6 – team of two members in grades 11 and 12

Washington FFA Association currently follows/defers to all National FFA Agriscience rules. (11-22-17)