Competitions are a HUGE part of YFC.

Not only can members have fun, win some great prizes, but learn and develop so many skills in the process!

Age ranges:

Junior              Competitors to be aged 16 or under on 1st September 2021 born on or after 1st Sept 2004

Intermediate  Competitors to be aged 21 or under on 1st September 2021 born on or after 1st Sept 1999

Senior             Competitors to be aged 28 or under on 1st September 2021 born on or after 1st Sept 1992

Upcoming Competitions (updated 29th September 2021):

  • County Public Speaking and Sports – Sunday 23rd January 2022 at Harrogate High School
  • County Clay Pigeon Shoot – Saturday 19th February 2022
  • County Stockman – Saturday 5th March 2022
  • County Rally – Saturday 28th May 2022

For information on this years competitions set by the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

Please see a copy of the General Rules:

001 b General Rules 2021 – 22

NFYFC Fines & Late Withdrawal of Entries (including Parental Consent Forms)

  • No deposits will be required from county teams prior to the NFYFC final.
  • However, withdrawals or cancellations made in the two (2) weeks before the day of the final will result in a fine of £25.
  • Teams will be fined £100 for withdrawing within 48 hrs of the competition final 
  • Individuals will be fined £40 for withdrawing within 48 hrs of the competition final
  • Competitors that fail to submit their parental consent form 48 hrs before the competition final will receive a fine amounting to £40. Entire teams that fail to submit their parental consent form 48 hrs before the competition final will receive a fine amounting to £100.
  • This rule applies to ALL Competitions at NFYFC Semi-finals and finals.
  • Area Finals held within the fine period will be subjected to the charges.
  • Fines will be imposed if the Area final is within the fine period.


County Sports

County Sports Competitions Date: Sunday 23rd January 2022 We are pleased to announce Hollings Crowe Storr LLP as our main sponsor once again. We thank them for their continued support. Venue:  Harrogate High School, Ainsty Road, Harrogate, HG1 4AP. Registration time: To be confirmed. Junior Ultimate Frisbee – to be played on grass. Ladies Rush … Continue reading County Sports

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County Rally

Venue: Thirsk Auction Mart, Blakey Lane, Thirsk, YO7 3AB Date: Saturday 28th May 2022. Entry Forms: Rally Section 1 form Club Rally Section 1 form District Rally Section 2 form (revised edition 21.03.2022) Rally Section 3 form Club Intention to Enter – Fence Erecting and Farm Machinery Skills 2022 Clubs return their Intention to Enter … Continue reading County Rally

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Live and Carcase

What is it? Live and Carcase is a long standing competition in the Young Farmer’s calendar. Members judge both a class of 4 live and 4 carcase for Beef and Lamb or Pigs (on rotation by NFYFC) and are split into two age groups, Under 28 and Under 21s. For the 2021/2022 membership year the … Continue reading Live and Carcase

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County Stockman

What is it? County Stockman is a competition held each year that travels around the county trying to find the best young and senior stock person in Yorkshire. Stock Judging is the key element to this competition. Members are broken up into small groups and then rotate around judging the following classes and an Animal … Continue reading County Stockman

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Ten-Pin Bowling

What is it? Well, exactly what it says on the tin!! There’s awards available for both individuals and Club competitions. Just for fun in 2021! 2021 County event kindly hosted by Ebor District Date: Thursday 4th November 2021, registration 6.45pm Venue: Tenpin, Clifton Moor, Sterling Road, York, YO30 4WZ Entry Fee: £10.00 includes 2 games … Continue reading Ten-Pin Bowling

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The YFYFC Swimming Competition is held every other year on rotation with the County Bowling. The Swimming Competition includes individual competitions across all membership ages and also club relays. Unfortunately due to lack of interest, the Competitions Committee have agreed not to host this competition in 2021. Date: TBC Time: TBC Venue: TBC Entry Forms Coming … Continue reading Swimming

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Public Speaking

Venue: Harrogate High School, Ainsty Road, Harrogate, HG1 4AP. Date: Sunday 23rd January 2022. We are pleased to announce Harrowells Solicitors as our main sponsor for the third year running. We thank them for their continued support. Entry Forms: Club Entry Form 2022 Junior Member of the Year 2022 Situations Vacant entry form 2022 District … Continue reading Public Speaking

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Off Road Challenge

New competition for 2021/22. The Gator Off Roading Challenge has been added to the YFYFC Competitions programme to replace the Land Rover Handling. 2021/22 event hosted by Harrogate District Harrogate District YFC have hosted the Landrover Handling Competition for a new of years, and always do a great job putting together a testing course. We’re … Continue reading Off Road Challenge

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Farm Valuation

Venue: By kind permission of Mr Andrew Wilson, Brickyard Farm, Slingsby, York, YO62 4AY Date: Sunday 3rd July 2022 Competition Registration Time:  10:30am for a 11:00am start  Competition Rules Teams of two (any sex, any age) Competitors will be required to value approximately 40 items of farm machinery which will be a mixture of arable … Continue reading Farm Valuation

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

Ebor District will kindly host the Clay Pigeon Shooting Competition in  2021/2022 What is it? Yorkshire Qualifier to National Clay Pigeon Shooting Finals. Members must be aged 14+ years to enter due to insurance restrictions. When? Date: Saturday 19th February 2022 Report time:  10.30am – 11.30am Where? Venue: Hazel Bank Shooting Ground, Boroughbridge Road, Knaresborough, … Continue reading Clay Pigeon Shooting

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Northern Area & National Results

Northern Area Weekend 2022 In person at Newton Rigg, Penrith, Cumbria. On Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th February 2022. Competitions include:  Public Speaking and ultimate frisbee, rush hockey and dodgeball. Results: Junior Public Speaking results Junior Reading results Junior Member results Intermediate Brainstrust results Situations Vacant results Senior After Dinner Speaking Results Senior Member results … Continue reading Northern Area & National Results

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Rural Skills Weekend

What is it? A NEW weekend of fun, rural skills based competitions. Orienteering (Saturday) Dry Stone Walling (Sunday) Sheep Dog Trials (Sunday) Venue: Neal Ing Farm, Stainforth – kindly hosted by Mr Richard Caton When: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th September 2021 2021 event – kindly hosted by Settle District. Settle District YFC will host … Continue reading Rural Skills Weekend

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Performing Arts

Performing Arts Competitions for 2021/2022 The Competitions & Skills Committee invite Clubs to complete an Intention to Enter form (closing date 25th November 2021) for the performing arts competitions, these include: Pantomime Cheerleading Choir Intention to enter Pantomime, Cheerleading, Choir 2022 Rules 2021/2022 03 Performing Arts Rules ALL – Panto Drama Entertainments 05 Cheerleading – … Continue reading Performing Arts

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