CHAIRMAN/ SECRETARY NEED TO READ OUT THE WEEKLY UPATE!
Derbyshire YFC Weekly Update!
If any members are unable to attend the next round of a competition please let Jane know asap
Club and Regional AGM’s - Please return the club/regional officer form to
County Office asap following the AGM, copy attached along with a copy of the
reference form. If you have received this update and are no longer the club
chairman or secretary then please ask the retiring secretary to inform
county office of the new officers asap!
Charity Skydive – on Sunday 30th September Lucy Etches, our County Chairman,
will be jumping out of a plane to raise funds for Derbyshire YFC. A
sponsorship form is attached for you to encourage your club members to
support Lucy. Donations can also be made on the just giving page
Vision 2023 – Last chance to complete NFYFC’s survey as part of the
Vision:2023. The survey is focused on what YFC members’ value about the
organisation. The deadline for responses is Wednesday 19th September and
the results will be shared during National Young Farmers’ Week.
County Dinner and Dance - menu choices are required by Thursday 20th
September. An order form is attached please forward along with payment to
Rose Smyth. Members under the age of 18 need to complete the attached
parental consent form and forward along with the order form
Members Member Award – nomination forms required by Friday 28th September.
Club Officer Recognition - nominations for the Club Chairman, Club Secretary
and Club Treasurer of the year awards is required by Friday 28th September.
Club Officer Training Day on Sunday 14th October at Mount Cook Adventure
Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth, DE4 4LS from 9.45am. Please complete
attached form and return to county office by Sunday 23rd September.
YFC Forthcoming Dates !
The NFYFC final of the Cookery – Saturday 29th September, 2018 and Floral
Art – Junior, Intermediate and Senior – Sunday, 30th September, 2018. All
Competitions will be held at the Autumn Festival, Three Counties Showground,
Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
County Committee AGM’s Thursday 4th October
National Young Farmer Week is Monday 8th – Friday 12th October
East Midlands Area Committee meeting Monday 8th October
Executive Committee Meeting Thursday 11th October
Ashover YFC Harvest Supper on Friday 12th October
Buxton YFC Winking Man Do on Friday 12th October
British National Ploughing Championships 13th – 14th October at Austrey,
near Atherstone, Warwickshire
County Dinner and Dance on Saturday 20th October at the Palace Hotel, Buxton
NFYFC Council Weekend on Saturday 20th/Sunday 21st October
North East Derbyshire Ploughing Match on Wednesday 24th October at Span Carr
Staffs YFC Spooktacular Ball on Saturday 27th October - Pirelli at Burton
Albion. Tickets on sale via Ticketsource.co.uk
Dress code: Black tie / evening dress. Strictly NO under 18's - current
membership cards required plus other ID.
Farmers Harvest Festival on Sunday 28th October 2.30pm at the Agricultural
Business Centre, Bakewell
Enderby YFC annual Halloween doo on Friday 2nd November
Sports Day on Sunday 4th November –Wirksworth Leisure Centre (TBC)
Derby YFC Snow Ball Saturday 10th November – The Bentley Brook Inn
North West Christmas Ball Friday 14th December Pavilion Gardens, Buxton SK17
#YFCSki19 – Saturday 5th–Saturday 12th January 2019, Belle Plagne, France
Please note the Derbyshire YFC website is:
Derbyshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs
Monday and Thursday 10.30 am – 4.30 pm
Thursday 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Friday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm