How to search the Historical Awards & Recognition Database


The National FFA profile system now includes historical, national-level awards and recognition data. Availability of award data is permission-based, as follows:

  • State FFA Staff – Have access to award data on file for their state. Ex: Alabama FFA staff only can look up information for Alabama.

  • Teachers/Advisors – Have access to award data on file for chapters they manage.

  • Alumni/Alumni Leaders/Students – Contact the local FFA advisor or state FFA association to obtain the information.

If information is incorrect or missing, please use this form to submit corrections. The database will be updated annually with additions and corrections.

Types of awards available in the database

The historical database includes awards like the American FFA Degree, Career Development Events, National Chapter Award, SAE Grants, and more.

  • Agricultural Proficiency Awards

  • Agri-Entrepreneurship Award

  • Agriscience Fair

  • Agriscience Fair Student

  • Agriscience Fair Teacher

  • American FFA Degree

  • Building Our American Communities Chapter Award

  • Career Development Events

  • Commodity Marketing

  • Computers in Agriculture

  • Distinguished Service Citation

  • H.O. Sargent – Member

  • H.O. Sargent – Non Member

  • Honorary American Degree – Teacher

  • Honorary American FFA Degree

  • Leadership Development Events

  • National Chapter Award

  • Professor, Agricultural Education

  • SAE Grants

  • Safety

  • VIP Award

How to look up historical information


If you are a teacher/advisor or state staff in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana or Texas, go to your specific state FFA website to access

  1. Go to

  2. Open the Dashboard drop-down menu and select the applicable dashboard (i.e., State Staff or Teachers/Advisors)

  3. Under Quick Access, select Manage State Profile (State Staff) or Manage Chapter Profile (Teachers/Advisors)

    If you are not logged in to, you will be prompted to log in.

  4. Select Awards/Recognition from the left-hand menu

  5. Click Search to view all available awards or use the filters to customize your results

Examples of how to look up information

Example 1: Search by First/Last Name

Example 2: Search by Award type

Example 3: Search by Sub Award type

Example 4: Search by Year

Updated on August 14, 2023

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