Welcome to the Dorset Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs

Please use our website to find information about clubs, competitions and training!

Who is Dorset YFC?

Dorset YFC is part of The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC). This is one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK.

Established in 1921 NFYFC heads a nationwide body of 662 Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFCs) throughout England and Wales dedicated to supporting young people with an interest in agriculture and the countryside.

All clubs welcome new members and have a varied programme of meetings. To find out more about clubs in your area click on the club link or just give us a call or an email and we will pass on club specific contact details.

Dorset YFC is always looking for new members and adult volunteers to act as club leaders and associates. There are many training opportunities available so if you are interested please do not hesitate to contact us!

What’s On!

3rd September 2016

NFYFC Farm Skills Competition Finals

Location: TBC
Description: Finals for
Stockman of the Year (26 & under)
Young Stockman of the Year (16 & under)

Dorset YFC will have a stand at Dorset County Show


5th September 2016

Dorset YFC Management Meeting

Location: Kingston Maurward College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PY, UK

What we’ve all been up to!

Your say on events, competitions and life with Dorset Young Farmers!

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Dorset Rally
Yearly Event

The Rally is a fun day, where there is something for everyone to do, meaning that everybody can get involved. I like to enter items I have made in the craft competitions and then watch/take part in the team activities in the afternoon. Although competitive at times, all of the clubs help and support each other and cheer each other on. This creates a friendly atmosphere, where it is easy to meet and talk to new people from different clubs. Overall the rally is a great day where you can pick up prizes, friends and have a laugh all at the same.

Beth

Member, Sherborne YFC

National AGM Weekend

Yearly Event in April

Blackpool 2016 was my first ever nationals and boy was it memorable! It was a jam packed weekend filled with different competitions, conferences and lots of freebies! The evening themes this year were black tie, sportswear and club shirts-how people come up with these T Shirt slogans I will never know!

The weekend was fantastic; a great chance to meet new people, make new friends and make lots of memories. The highlight for me was definitely the radio 1 DJ’s in the evenings.

Emma

Member, Wareham & Purbeck YFC

SWA Junior Weekend
Yearly Event in August

 

Junior SWA was such a good experience; it’s helped me to make new friends and links from other Counties in the South West. It was also a great team building weekend where we enjoyed lots of water sports and climbing activities. I strongly recommend all juniors to take advantage of this amazing weekend!

Shaunna

Member, Marshwood Vale YFC

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