NZ Young Farmers

NZYF Tournament

Open to all NZ Young Farmers members, the NZYF Tournament aims to develop the interest and skill level in stock judging, fencing, clay target shooting and debating.

 

View National Tournament Final 2022 results
October - April

Regional Competitions

  • Seven Tournaments around New Zealand
  • Winners move to the National Final
July 2023

National Final

  • Held alongside FMG Young Farmer of the Year
  • Winners of each section crowned National Champion
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The Tournament Series

NZ Young Farmers members from across the country compete in their local Regional Tournament, with the winners moving to the National Final.

Target

Hunting & Fishing Clay Target

Competitors are tested to three rounds of shooting, with points allocated for the amount of targets shot.

Fence

Goldpine Fencing

Competing in teams of two, competitors are tasked with building a fence and then they will be judged on a number of criteria.

Debate

Tavendale & Partners Debating

The aim of the debate competition is to develop public speaking, logic and argument skills as well as the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively.

Cow

NZ Farmers Livestock Stock Judging

Primarily the sections consist of beef cattle, dairy cattle, meat and wool sheep breeds, and wool fleece are run in accordance with the Royal Agriculture Society rules.

About the Contest Series

Showcasing the talent of young farmers

FMG Young Farmer of the Year is a chance for NZ Young Farmers members to challenge themselves, have a bit of fun and show their fellow Club members what they’re made of.

  • Members from all across our community come together to support one another and get involved in a new challenge.
  • From competing to mentoring, convening to committee positions, options for members to get involved are endless.
  • Members are encouraged to get involved in whatever way they can. Whether they want to compete and become the next winner, or convene their local event.

Our NZYF Tournament Sponsors

Sign Up For the FMG Junior Young Farmers 2022 Contest Series

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Contest Series Sponsors 2022

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Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

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Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

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Stacey McLean

Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

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“This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs. This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs.”

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Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

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Keen to get involved in the NZYF Tournament?

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