Grab Your Tickets for a Chance at $14,000 in Prizes
Take a chance at winning one of four amazing prizes in the Fundraising for Ag Education Raffle!

  • Grand Prize - John Deere Utility Vehicle valued at $10,000 or a store credit at any Stotz Equipment store in Arizona.
  • 1st Place - $2,500 Stotz Equipment Package
  • 2nd Place - $1,000 shopping spree at NRS (National Roping Supply) store in Arizona or Texas
  • 3rd Place - $500 shopping spree at Osborne Jewelers in Goodyear, AZ

Tickets are $20 each or a pack of six tickets for $100. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Arizona to purchase tickets. Stop by and visit Bales Hay in Buckeye, or Olsen's Grain Stores in Clarkdale, Dewey, Prescott and Chino Valley to pick up your raffle tickets. You can purchase your tickets online as well through

Many FFA Chapters from across Arizona are participating in the raffle to raise funds to support their local programs. Be sure to list the chapter you would like to refer on the physcial ticket or the online ticket link to give them credit and help support their fundraiser.

Tickets are available online until noon on February 19, 2022. The winning tickets will be drawn at the 6th annual Blue & Gold Gala on February 19, 2022 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. For information to attend that event visit
We have already sold more than 200 tickets for the 6th annual Blue & Gold Gala! Don't miss your chance to be a part of "The Biggest Night in Arizona Agriculture", presented by Arizona Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services.

We are seeking donations for the silent auction and event sponsorship! The event will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. If you would like to make a donation to the silent auction, we have set up a Blue & Gold Gala Charity list on the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation Amazon Smile account This is a great way to donate an item for the auction which will be shipped directly to us. Do you have a product or service you would like to promote or would you like to personally provide a gift or gift card for the silent auction? This is a great way to showcase your products, services or create a fun package to donate. If you would like to make a donation to the silent auction you may complete the silent auction donation submission form.

Join more than 600 attendees for a special evening to support agriculture education and the FFA in Arizona.

Visit for more details on the sponsorship packages. There are more opportunities available this year to support the event!

Be a part of supporting agriculture education and the FFA in Arizona! Grab your tickets early! We sold out a month ahead in 2020!
Foundation Board Feature - Richard McPherson
To say that Richard McPherson is a strong supporter of FFA, is an understatement. When it comes to why Richard serves on the Arizona FFA Foundation Board he declared: “To secure funding to sustain, grow, and develop opportunities for the affiliates we serve; Arizona Association FFA, Arizona Agriculture Teachers Association, Arizona FFA Alumni, and the UA CALS Agriculture Education, Technology & Innovation Department.”

Richard graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree and a masters in Agriculture Education. Richard teaches at Rio Rico High School. His passion for preparing students to become our leaders of tomorrow, is clearly reflected in his school projects which include Food for All, Nutrients for Life, School Based Enterprises, Precision Agriculture, and Agricultural Literacy.

We asked Richard, where he grew up? “I haven't really grown up but spent my formative years in Prescott, Arizona,” he stated. Throughout his professional life Richard has received numerous industry recognitions, most recently the Carl Perkins Community Service Teacher Award. Support for FFA is paramount to Richard, as he tells us: “FFA provides opportunities for school-based agriculture education students a chance to investigate, embrace, and develop premier leadership skills. Without funding to; recruit college students to major in Agriculture Education and scholarships to help them become teachers, retain and grow our Agriculture Teacher population through professional development, program evaluation instruments, professional networking to keep them in the classroom, build and grow our alumni support through chapter development, and providing training, workshops, conferences, camps with Leadership and Career Development Events, proficiency awards, and scholarships, Arizona FFA members would have no opportunities to investigate, embrace, and develop premier leadership skills.”
We are incredibly grateful to Richard for his dedication to the Arizona youth’s education, and outstanding leadership within the agriculture community.
Seeds for Tomorrow
Did you know you can set up an endowment through the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation to help support a scholarship program, career development event, teacher professional development and much more? Making a major or planned gift is a way to make a difference in the lives of young people for generations to come.

It is really easy to establish an endowment to leave a legacy. For more information please contact Rochell Planty at 602-705-9211 or
Save the Date for the 6th annual Blue & Gold Gala presented by Arizona Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial. Register today for the event at
You don't want to miss the 8th annual Bustin' Clay for FFA Trap Shoot presented by United Right of Way! We had almost 200 participants at this past event. Registration is now open! Visit to register for the event or for sponsorship information.
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