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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Education Club is excited to be hosting the National ATA conclave this year. The conclave will take place at the


Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre

31 W Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204


To register for the conclave, please visit the following link:



Once the information has been completed, please mail your check (Make checks payable to: ATA) for registration to:


Nathan W. Conner, Ph. D.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

236 Filley Hall

Lincoln, NE 68583-0947


The cost for registration is $75.00/person before midnight on October 7th and $100.00 thereafter. This includes all three days of activities listed in the agenda below.


Wednesday, October 19th


3:00-5:30 PM   Registration at the Sheraton in the Lower Foyer

6:00 PM           Dinner

6:45 PM           Gift Exchange

7:00 PM           Program of Excellence Contest

9:00 PM           Adjourn


Thursday, October 20th — Contests


8:30-11:30    Parliamentary Procedure (Meridian East)

1:00-4:00      Quiz Bowl (Meridian West & Center)

                                    Holding area (Circle East)


4:30-5:30      Delegate Meeting (Meridian East)


Friday, October 21st


8:00-11:30     Debate Contest Room 1 (Circle Centre)

                      Debate Contest Room 2 (Circle West)

                                                Holding area (Circle East)

12:00             Awards Lunch (Meridian West & Center)



Below you will find specific information regarding the 2016 contests. More details on this can be found on the ATA Contests Page.


Quiz Bowl

  1. The Technical area of concentration this year is: Animal Science
  2. The Agricultural Education Organization area of concentration this year is: NYFEA



  1. The topic is: How might SAEs and Proficiencies be improved or modified in order to more effectively ensure that participating students are completely prepared to pursue the career and educational paths that best fit their interests and abilities?
  2. The deadline for submission is October 7th, 2016  by 5pm (EST) to jce122@psu.edu



The topic is: The name SAE should be replaced with Supervised Career Experience to allow students to utilize non-agricultural business and research experiences for their programming.



Rules for the ATA Contests at the Conclave can be found at the Contests link on this site.

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