Your Convention 2018 packing guide
Don't forget your tooth brush and enough clean pants for three days away at Annual Convention! If you're in a packing quandry about what to take to Blackpool. let our ESSENTIAL guide help you include all the things you NEED for a successful weekend..!
1. Membership cards
A vital item for access to Convention, without it we can’t hand over your wristband. Remember this needs to be up-to-date, in-tact and your photo must not be defaced. More info here.
Registration will also need to see a form of ID such as a driving licence or passport. Just to double check you are who you say you are!
You'll need some spare change for spending on refreshments and all Blackpool has to offer. Try to avoid carry wads of cash around with you though and try to keep your valuables in a safe place.
4. Parental consent forms
If you’re under 18 and taking part in our national final competitions you will need to bring these forms with you.
5. Smart gear
Friday evening calls for ties for men and cocktail dresses for the ladies. Time to look glam. Check out the full details of the dress code here.
6. Connect on social media
We'll be using #yfcagm18 throughout the weekend so join in the conversation on our social media channels. We'll be posting photos, videos and updates on Facebook and Instagram (look out for our Instagram stories) and we'll also be live streaming some events on Facebook too! Connect with us on Twitter too @nfyfc.
7. Online updates
If you have a smartphone bookmark the Convention website on your phone so you can follow what’s happening all weekend and get updates on any changes. Photos and videos are posted here too.
8. AGM voting cards
If you are attending AGM on Sunday as a representative for your club or county, remember to bring your voting cards. Every club gets two each and it’s important to be there to give your voice on the future of the Federation – and this year's debate will be focusing on the levy proposals. NFYFC President Charlotte Smith will be charing the meeting!
9. Fancy dress
We hoping to light up the Olympia in the Winter Gardens with your amazing Glow in the Dark costumes. Don't foget to pack more neon than necessary.
10. Club T-Shirts
One of the highlights of the weekend and a chance to show off which club you’re from – but remember to follow guidelines on slogans!