National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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PERForming arts - pantomime (26 & Under)

Name of competition: Performing Arts - Pantomime

Upcoming competition date: NYFYC Regional Finals for the North of England will be held on Sunday 18th March 2018 and South of England will be held on Sunday 22nd April 2018 with the NFYFC Final is on Saturday 5th May 2018.

Venue: Regional Finals for the North will be held at the Majestic Theatre, Retford, Nottinghamshire and the South at The Playhouse Theatre, Weston super Mare. The NFYFC final will be held in conjunction with the Annual Convention at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

Outline of competition: This year the performing arts competition will take the form of a Pantomime. Teams have an unlimited cast size aged 26 and under and are able to have an additional six associate members to help backstage. After area and regional finals, three teams will progress to the national final, one representing the North, one the South and one Wales. On the day of the national final teams have one hour for a technical rehearsal. Performance times are between 30 and 75 minutes which includes setting and striking the set. Marks are awarded for variety and balance, originality, entertainment value, presentation and overall effect.

Timetable for the day - Regional and National Finals:

Doors open at 1:00pm,
booking in: Specific to allocated teams
Curtains up at 2:00pm
Results announced at approximately 6:30pm

Competitors Information: Available 4 weeks prior to event

Rules & General Rules: Annual Convention - Performing Arts - Pantomime - Rules 2017-18 & General Rules 2017-18

Location: Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HL

How to get there

Northern Final

Southern Final



Regional tickets available on the door. £12 adults, £6 children under 16 and over 65's. Children under 5 free.

National Final tickets available on the door and from NFYFC prior to the event. Annual Convention package holder have free entry.

Checklist of things to bring with you on the day:

  • Membership Card
  • Parental Consent Form for all U18's - 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

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