National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

brainstrust (21 & Under)

Name of competition: Brainstrust

Upcoming competition date: NFYFC Regional Finals for both North and South of England will be held on Saturday 23rd March 2019 with the NFYFC Final being held at National Competitions Day on Saturday 6th July, 2019.

Venue: Regional Finals for the North will be held at Retford Oaks School, Retford, Nottinghamshire and the South at the Hartpury College, Gloucestershire. The NFYFC final will be held in conjunction with National Competitions Day at the Staffordshire County Showground, Staffordshire.

Outline of competition:

After the Regional Finals 5 teams will progress to the National Final with 2 representatives from the North, 2 from the South and 1 from Wales. Teams will consist of 4 members aged 21 and under. Teams will include a chairman and 3 panellists that will have 20 minutes to discuss 3 topical issues both general and rural.

Timetable for the day: TBC
Competitors Notes: Competitor Notes - Brainstrust
Rules: Competitions Day - Brainstrust (21 & Under) 2018 - 19 & General Rules 2018-19

Guidelines: Brainstrust 'How To' Guidelines & Click here for Brainstrust Competition Video

How to get there:

Northern Finals

Southern Finals

NFYFC Finals

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Checklist of things to bring with you on the day:

  • Membership Card
  • Parental Consent Form for all U18s - Copy returned to NFYFC 10 days prior to event
  • Absentee Form - Completed by County Office to be excused from presentation of awards
  • Additional form of ID
  • Smart Dress
  • Pen & Paper

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