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FFA Convention and Expo returns to Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The blue coats are set to take over Louisville as the FFA convention returns.

The 86th National FFA Convention and Expo will bring 56,000 youth and their advisers to the Derby City.

While they are in town participants will take part in several service projects such as sorting through clothing for distribution to National Safe Place affiliations and packing food kits for Kids Against Hunger.

The students will also visit several Louisville tourist attractions including the Derby Museum.

The convention kicks off October 30 and is expected to create a $40 million economic impact. The last FFA Convention held in Louisville was in 2005.

To learn more about the FFA Convention and Expo, click here.

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