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Record advanced ticket sales for NFYFC’s Annual Convention 2018

Record advanced ticket sales for NFYFC’s Annual Convention 2018

Advanced ticket sales to The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs’ (NFYFC) Annual Convention in Blackpool are the highest recorded in the last decade, and organisers are anticipating a record number of young farmers to flock to the seaside town this May. More than 5,700 tickets have already Click to read more...

18 things to do in Blackpool during Annual Convention

18 things to do in Blackpool during Annual Convention

Don’t waste a minute at NFYFC’s Annual Convention 2018  – get plotting a fun-packed weekend with our guide to making the most of your Blackpool experience 1. Pick up a freebie Be at the front of the queue at the Winter Gardens on Friday so you can pick up loads of freebies from our exhibitors in Click to read more...

Extreme challenges for Convention!

Extreme challenges for Convention!

When tragedy strikes, Young Farmers’ Clubs are renowned for pulling together and helping in anyway they can. So it’s no surprise then that more than 100 Young Farmers are saddling up to cycle or walk a combined total of nearly 1000 miles to get to Convention this year – all in aid of raising money Click to read more...

Could you be our Club of Convention 2018?

Could you be our Club of Convention 2018?

NFYFC is searching for a YFC that wants to get the star treatment during Annual Convention and that craves the opportunity to show off its amazing achievements. NFYFC is launching a Federation-wide search to find a club that represents all that is positive about Young Farmers’ Clubs so they can be Click to read more...

Chatting with James Haskell

Chatting with James Haskell

NFYFC is really excited to announce that English rugby union player James Haskell will be our Sunday night DJ at Annual Convention 2018! The Wasps player is finding time in his busy sporting schedule to entertain 5,000 Young Farmers in their club shirts – and he told us why he wants to play a YFC Click to read more...

Peddling for Pembrokeshire

Peddling for Pembrokeshire

Planning for the traditional fundraisers that YFC members do on the way to Annual Convention is already underway. Pembrokeshire FYFC Chairman Non Thorne, from Tiers Cross YFC, has set a cycling challenge for her County and so far 17 members are leaping into the saddle to join her on route to Click to read more...

Top DJs and fancy dress confirmed for Convention 2018

Top DJs and fancy dress confirmed for Convention 2018

Scott Mills and Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 have confirmed they will play the Saturday night at Annual Convention 2018 when 5,000 young farmers will be glowing in the dark in their fancy dress outfits! The famous duo, who are both NFYFC Ambassadors, will be hitting the decks at Convention for the Click to read more...

Raffle gives YFC Competitions programme a boost

Raffle gives YFC Competitions programme a boost

Luxury hotel breaks and a scale model tractor were among the raffle prizes that helped raise £630 for NFYFC’s Competitions programme during Annual Convention. Guests at the Annual Convention in Torquay were able to purchase raffle tickets during the weekend and 19 lucky winners' tickets were drawn Click to read more...

Young Farmers help to raise money for Torbay Street Pastors

Young Farmers help to raise money for Torbay Street Pastors

Young Farmers raised £15,000 for charity during NFYFC’s Annual Convention in Torquay this April. The money raised was on top of the estimated £1.2m that Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFCs) raised for charity in 2016. Members fundraised in the build up to the weekend for their chosen charities and during Click to read more...

Amazing weekend for Club of Convention

Amazing weekend for Club of Convention

Club of Convention winners Newton St Cyres have had an ‘amazing’ weekend in Torquay meeting Radio 1 DJs and being treated like stars. The Club have made the most of all the activities over the weekend from attending the competition finals to learning lots in the AGRI Forum, as well as enjoy the Click to read more...

Street stars

Street stars

Tregynon YFC have scooped first place in NFYFC's Street Dancing competition final. The team from Montgomeryshire came top out of six teams, with Caldbeck YFC from Cumbria ‘A’ coming second and Meshaw YFC from Devon coming third. Tregynon YFC's Club Leader Teresa Isaac said: “I could cry! It’s Click to read more...

Cheerleading champs

Cheerleading champs

Knighton YFC from Radnor FYFC are NFYFC's Cheerleading champions. The team beat off stiff competition from Tarka Group of Devon FYFC who came second and Bakewell & Buxton YFC from Derbyshire who came in third. Club leader Dianne Gough said: “This was all about dedication. They’ve all worked so Click to read more...

Scott Mills and Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 close Annual Convention

Scott Mills and Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 close Annual Convention

Scott Mills and Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 returned to NFYFC's Annual Convention for Club Shirt night and impressed hordes of Young Farmers with their set at the Riviera Centre. Our Club of Convention winners got to meet the DJs backstage to chat about their weekend as well as get photos with Click to read more...

Young Farmers’ Clubs raise estimated £1.2m for charity

Young Farmers’ Clubs raise estimated £1.2m for charity

Young Farmers were praised for raising an estimated £1.2m for charity, with trophies being awarded to the Club and County that had raised the most in 2016. Essex FYFC won the Prince of Wales Trophy for raising the most funds per member during the year after raising a total of £38,399.99, with 412 Click to read more...

Llanfyllin are Ents Champs!

Llanfyllin are Ents Champs!

A moving celebration of our coal heritage from Llanfyllin YFC in Montgomery has won the 2017 National Final of the Entertainments Competition. A major part of their production, Forever Mine, paid tribute to the people who died in the Aberfan disaster in 1966. Club Chairman Huw Jones said: “This Click to read more...

Charlotte Smith elected as new NFYFC President

Charlotte Smith elected as new NFYFC President

Broadcaster Charlotte Smith is the new President of NFYFC. The Farming Today and Countryfile presenter was unanimously elected into the post at NFYFC's Annual General Meeting in Torquay by a packed room of YFC delegates. Poul Christensen stepped down from his role as President at the meeting and Click to read more...

Huw bigs up farmers!

Huw bigs up farmers!

BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens can’t believe it was two whole years since he last rocked National Convention. “Was it really two years ago?” he asked. “I just remember having a brilliant time. “All the rumours are true – it’s always a brilliant night, it’s always a lot of fun.” Huw is also a Click to read more...

Dev is back!

Dev is back!

Annual Convention is the best gig of the year, according to BBC Radio 1 DJ Dev. The weekend breakfast host said that Annual Convention might not like the cool London clubs that he also plays – but that’s alright by him. “Here, fun is paramount,” he said. “Have a good time first, everything else Click to read more...

“Proudest moment of my life”

“Proudest moment of my life”

Alice Singleton from Samlesbury YFC in Lancashire is the winner of NFYFC’s Senior Member of the Year competition. The Young Farmer who lives on a beef farm in Withnell, Lancashire, impressed the judges with her dedication to her club and county. Alice, 24, is Chairman of Samlesbury YFC and said: Click to read more...

Torquay community and YFC pull together after hotel evacuation

Torquay community and YFC pull together after hotel evacuation

A massive team effort helped over 100 members last night after a fire started in the hotel they were staying in. Most members were at the Fancy Dress evening at the Riviera Centre when the incident happened but could not return to their hotel. Members from Brecknock and Radnor Federation of Young Click to read more...

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