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Meet the 2015 Faces of Convention

Meet the 2015 Faces of Convention

A young arable farmer from Lincolnshire and a YFC programme secretary from Cornwall have been selected as the 2015 Faces of Convention.

George Grant of Wragby YFC and Polly Chapman, Warleggan YFC, were chosen, out of hundreds of entrants, as the winners and will be spending Convention weekend being photographed and enjoying a variety of exclusive opportunities, as well as enjoying some quality time with their clubs!

George, 20, is an active member of Wragby YFC and recently rose to stardom in the agricultural world having been voted as Britain's Sexiest Farmer by Farmers Weekly. Meanwhile Polly, 18, is program secretary at Warleggan YFC and was voted by the club as this year's member of the year. This year will be her first experience of the Annual Convention.

Young Farmers entered the Face of Convention competition in their hundreds for the opportunity to be photographed over the weekend of Annual Convention and meet some of the all-star line up. As winners of the competition, George and Polly will receive tickets to the exclusive Massey Ferguson guest lounge in Torquay, have the opportunity to go backstage,potentially meet the Radio 1 DJs and be on the cover of the June edition of Ten26 magazine. There will also be an opportunity for each winner to be snapped with the rest of their club in a group photo.

George said he was particularly looking forward to the AGRI Forum and hearing from guest speaker, Tom Rawson, with whom he used to work with. Pollysaid she is looking forward to watching the pantomime competition with the rest of her club.

George said: "It will be an honour to represent young farmers at the national AGM, and meet some of the great acts that will be performing."

Polly said: "I can't believe I have managed to be chosen to be the face of annual convention. It's my first time going to nationals so this has topped off what is going to be a awesome weekend!"

If you missed out on this competition, don't worry. There are still two more competitions to enter:

  • Young Farmers Clothing are giving away 10 free official polo shirts for this year's Annual Convention. All you have to do is 'Like' their Facebook page. The winner will be picked at random on 10th April.
  • Headline sponsor, Massey Ferguson, are giving away a pair of tickets to their exclusive guest lounge for the whole of Convention weekend. Entries must be received by 17th April. Click here for more details.
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