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AFBF Collegiate Discussion Meet

The Collegiate Discussion Meet contest is designed to simulate a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected from each college-age participant. This competition is evaluated on an exchange of ideas and information on a pre-determined topic. Participants build basic discussion skills, develop a keen understanding of important agricultural issues and explore how groups can pool knowledge to reach consensus and solve problems. Successful participants are productive thinkers rather than emotional persuaders and assist the group in creating ways to implement the solutions discussed and highlight Farm Bureau’s involvement in those actions/steps. To find out more information about the Collegiate Discussion Meet competition click below.

Collegiate Discussion Meet Application

Collegiate Discussion Meet Manual

Collegiate Discussion Meet Questions

2014 Collegiate Discussion Meet Final Four
The Final Four competitors were Clarissa Brown from Missouri, Ethan Giebel from Wisconsin, Keili Summey from Oklahoma and Katie Winslow from Minnesota. The winner was Ethan Giebel.