A member is at the route of the YFC tree. This member will join a local club. Competing age for members is between 10 and 26. Adult volunteers who are elected also help with club activities and in offering support to the running of the club.
Club meetings are usually weekly and are organised and run by YFC members themselves. The club elects club officers annually to take responsibility for the club on behalf of its members and organise the activities that members take part in. Weekly meetings can range from talks and trips to preparing for competitions or fundraising for charity.
Because Yorkshire covers such a large geographical area,
Yorkshire covers the largest geographical area in England and Wales. As such Clubs are grouped into 9 Districts that organise competitions, fund raising and social events on a local scale.
Districts in Yorkshire
- All these clubs and districts form the County Federation. Every year club and co-opted members are elected to organise and run the
Yorkshire is one of the seven county federations that make up the Northern Area.
- Northumberland Federation
- Cumbria Federation
- Durham Federation
- Yorkshire Federation
- Lancashire Federation
- Isle of man Federation
- East Riding Federation
The Northern Area is then joined by another six Areas covering England and Wales to form the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs.
- East Midlands
- West Midlands
- South East
- South West
The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs is one of the largest rural youth organisation in the UK with over 25,000 members.
Located at Stoneleigh, Warickshire, the national Federation underpins Clubs.