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Young Farmer Challenge

Think you have what it takes to represent Victoria in the Young Farmer Challenge? This unique and exciting event sees teams of four people race to complete a series of challenges that demonstrate the breadth of technical skills used by farmers in everyday field activities, such as stacking hay, leading an alpaca and erecting a portable electric fence.

Open to young people aged 16 - 30, the Victorian heats of the Young Farmer Challenge will take place in front of a captivated crowd at the Royal Melbourne Show, with the winning team selected to represent Victoria at the National Finals.

Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your skills and represent the future of farming! Grab your friends and enter a team today.

2017 Key Dates 

Entries Open: Monday 5 June 2017
Entries Close: Friday 11 August 2017
Event: Saturday 23 September 2017, Main Arena, Royal Melbourne Show. Time TBC.

2016 Young Farmer Challenge

For more information please contact:

Vibeke Pedersen
Agriculture Development Officer
RASV, Melbourne Showgrounds,
Epsom Rd Ascot Vale, VIC, 3032
Telephone: 03 9281 7473
E-mail: vibeke.pedersen@rasv.com.au

 

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