Structure

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Members

A member is at the root of the YFC tree. This member will join a local club. Competing age for members is between ten and 26. Adult volunteers, who are elected, also help with club activities and in offering support to the running of the club.

Clubs

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 fun

draising for charity.

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Yorkshire covers the largest geographical area in England and Wales. As such clubs are grouped into nine districts that organise competitions, fund raising and social events on a local scale.

Districts in Yorkshire

Counties

All these clubs and districts form the County Federation. Every year club and co-opted members are elected to organise and run the YFYFC.

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

Areas

The Northern Area is then joined by another six areas covering England and Wales to form the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs.

  • Northern
  • East Midlands
  • West Midlands
  • Wales
  • Eastern
  • South East
  • South West

National

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 and supports clubs.