National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

member of the year (17 & under)

Name of competition: Member of the Year (17 & Under)

Upcoming competition date: NFYFC Final will be held at National Competitions Day on Saturday 1st July 2017

Venue: Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford

Outline of competition:

After Area eliminators 7 competitors, 1 from each of the NFYFC areas, will progress to the National final. Competitors aged under 17 years will compete as individuals.

PART 1 – CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)

Twenty one days (21) prior to the Final (10th June 2016) – competitors are requested to submit a CV to the NFYFC not to exceed two sides of A4 with the following information:  Competitors are to design and present the CV in their own style – the following headings should be used, and may be complimented with competitors own additional headings if desired.

Name, address, YFC Club and County Federation
Personal Profile (Background) information
Qualifications or Awards 
Activities within YFC over previous 12 months
School/career aspirations
Activities outside YFC

PART 2 –PERSONAL STATEMENT

Twenty one days (21) prior to the Final (10th June 2016) – competitors are requested to submit a Personal statement of no more than 1 side A4.  Guidance on preparing a Personal Statement is available from the UCAS website www.ucas.com Competitors are to design and present the Personal Statement in their own style – the following points could considered:

Skills and achievements
Hobbies and interests
Work experience
Future plans 

PART 3 – PRESENTATION & FORMAL INTERVIEW

Competitors are requested to prepare a presentation using Microsoft  power point software to Include the competitors experiences gained at YFC Club, County and including activities outside of YFC. 

The presentation should be based on experiences gained in the 12 months before the competition final.  Competitors are therefore expected to build on the presentations they give at the Area round of the competition held earlier in the year. No additional physical props are allowed but competitors may add photos to enhance their presentations if they so wish.

This presentation is to compliment your CV and the personal statement.

Timing – no less than 3 and no more than 10 minutes.

The presentation will be made to the judges.

On completion of the presentation judges will ask questions on the CV and personal statement, on the competitor’s knowledge of YFC and/or current issues or news relating to young people.

Timetable for the day: TBC
Competitor's Notes: Competitor Notes - Junior Member of the Year
Rules: Member of the Year (17 & under) - Rules 2016-17

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