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FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year

The FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year showcases the level of skill and knowledge of New Zealand high school students. Competing in teams of two, over 400 Contestants from around the country compete for the top spot.

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SEPTEMBER

Registrations open

  • Compete in teams of two
  • Registrations are open to those between the age of 13 and 18
  • Be notified when registrations open here
COMPLETE

Regional Finals

  • Seven Regional Final Contests around New Zealand
  • Winners move to the Grand Final
STARTS 7 JULY

Grand Final

  • Two-day competition, held in Whangarei
  • Winners are crowned FMG Junior Young Farmers of the Year
FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year

How it works

FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year is a chance for high school students to challenge themselves, have a bit of fun, and learn something new.

Running alongside the AgriKidsNZ Competition and FMG Young Farmer of the Year, the FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year contestants are challenged to a range of challenges, all testing their knowledge of the food and fibre sector. 

  • Seven Regional Finals around the country, running February to April
  • Each Regional Final has seven modules that contestants need to complete. The top five teams from the day will go to the Face-Off quiz round.
  • The first and second place winners from the Regional Final are invited to compete at the Grand Final, alongside the FMG Young Farmer of the Year.

Get involved in Contest

The FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year showcases the next generation of farming. 

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Learn something new

Contestants are challenged to a range of modules all testing their knowledge of the primary industries. 

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Great prizes

Our sponsor family made up of industry leaders, offers incredible prize packages for the winners at each Regional Final. Winners are also invited to compete at the Grand Final alongside the FMG Young Farmer of the Year.

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Get amongst a new challenge

FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year is a great way to work as a team, set goals, and get a taste of what the industry is all about.

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