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Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year 

Proudly sponsored by:

This year we welcome TP Jones & Co as the naming rights sponsor of the The Young Farmer Competition which is one of the largest competitions run on the Rural Youth calendar.

July 1 sees the Young Farmer Semi Final held at the Hagley School Farm, Meander Valley Road commencing at 9am, this is open to all young Tasmanians aged 15 -30. As a Rural Youth member it is free to enter or for a non member the entry fee is $50. 

Competitors take part in a number of varied modules testing practical skills and knowledge. Past modules have included fencing, shearing, stock handling, mechanical maintenance, welding, first aid, fire safety, machinery operation, and more.

It is always a fun day where even people who know very little about farming can test their skills and enjoy learning something new!

The highest scoring 12 from the semi finals become the 'Top 12 Young Farmers' who go through to the State Final held on August 11, 2018. The final will be held at Quercus Park, 415 Oaks Road Carrick.

The top 12 will compete for cash and prizes from the $40K prize pool. These include donations from TP Jones & Co, Polaris, Nubco, Tasweld, Allgoods, Proskill, GA Power Tools - Oregon and 26Ten. 

Disclaimer: By completing the Young Farmer Semi Final entry form for July 1, 2018 you acknowledge that you will be available to compete at the Young Farmer State Final on August 11, commencing at 8am, and attend the dinner that evening. Please see the full list of Terms and Conditions of Entry for more information. 

 Peter Damon 2017 Rural Youth Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year

In you have any questions in regards to the Young Farmer of the Year Competition please contact Young Farmer Coordinator via email or call Andrea O'Halloran on 0477 377 311.  Further details can also be found on our facebook page.