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Announcing the 2025 OFA Convention with “Renewed Energy!”

Renewed Energy

Save the date and make plans to attend the Outstanding Farmers of American Annual Convention where the theme this year is “Renewed Energy.” The theme not only highlights the innovative uses of agricultural energy in Iowa but also marks a revitalization of the event that was formerly known as the National Outstanding Young Farmers Award Congress. 

 

We are excited to bring a fresh perspective and dynamic new energy to the event. Join us for an inspiring educational experience and informative tours that promise to rejuvenate your farming practices and renew your enthusiasm for the future of agriculture.

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Schedule of Events

(as of June 1, 2024)

  • Registration Open: Noon – 6:00 p.m.
  • Hospitality Room Open: 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • NOYF Class of 2025 Welcome Dinner: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • NOYF Class of 2025 Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Registration Open: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • NOYF Class of 2025 Interviews & Lunch: 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Welcome Party!: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Hospitality Room Open: 8:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • Registration Open: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Renewed Energy Tours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Murder Mystery Dinner!: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Hospitality Room Open: 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • Registration Open: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Breakfast & Opening General Session: 7:00 – 9:45 a.m.
 
  • OFA Business Meeting: 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
  • Regional Meetings: 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
 
  • Breakout Session Series One: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Breakout Session Series Two: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
  • NOYF Reception & Banquet: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Hospitality Auction!: 9:00 – 12:00 a.m.

Guest Depart

Hotel Reservations

Prairie Meadows Casino | Racetrack | Hotel

One Prairie Meadows Drive

Altoona, Iowa 50009-0901

(800) 325-9015

 

A block of rooms is being held for the 2025 OFA Convention. The group room rate is available from Tuesday, February 4 through Saturday, February 11, 2025. Hotel rooms are subject to state and local taxes currently at 12%. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Hotel check in time is 4:00 p.m. and check out is 11:00 a.m.

 

Reservations must be made by Sunday, January 12, 2025. After this cut-off date, Prairie Meadows will release all rooms in the negotiated room block and determine if it can accept additional

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Room Type

Single/Double

Triple

Quad

Premium Junior King Suite $154.00 $174.00 $194.00
Premium Executive King Suite $184.00 $204.00 $224.00
Premium King $134.00 $154.00 $174.00
Premium Queen/Double Room $134.00 $154.00 $174.00

Reserve your room today by calling 1-800-325-9015. Be sure and tell the reservation agent you are attending the Outstanding Farmers of America convention.

 

Registration for the 2025 “Renewed Energy” OFA Convention will open August 1, 2024.”