The Woolworths Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year Competition
Proudly presented by Rural Youth Tasmania
The Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year Competition is open to any Tasmanian aged between 15 and 30 not just Rural Youth Members.
In 2021, the estimated prize pool sat over $40,000!
The first stage of the competition is the Run-Offs. During the Run-Offs, Competitors compete in a range of activities, many of them based around tasks or jobs regularly completed on a farm, scoring points along the way.
From the Run-Offs, the highest 10 point scorers qualify for the Finals. Competitors in the State Final will compete in 10 modules throughout the day, with the top 4 competitors to participate in the final two modules, Quiz and Public Speaking, at the Tasmanian Young Farmer Dinner held in the evening.
The highest point scorer from the State Final is announced the Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year!
Why not test your agricultural skills, learn something, meet new people and have fun?
More information to come.
Key dates for 2022:
|Official Opening and Entries Open||14 January 2022 at Quercus Park|
|Entries Close||14 February 2022|
|Run Offs||26 March 2022 at Hagley Farm School|
|State Final||28 May 2022 at Quercus Park, Carrick|
The 2022 Competition is proudly sponsored by:
Launching the 2022 Woolworths Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year Competition
Pictured: 2021 Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year Winner Andrea O'Halloran (speaking), 2021/2022 Rural Youth State President, Josh Mison (middle), Woolworths Riverside Store Manager Wesley Polden (right).
Congratulations Andrea O'Halloran the 2021 Nutrien Ag Solutions Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year!
Pictured: Andrea (middle) receiving the trophy from Nutrien Ag Solutions' Area Manager John Hosken (right), and 2020/2021 Rural Youth State President Jake Williams (left).