Club Resources

Up to date information can be found and downloaded. If there is anything additional you require please contact the county office.

The Curve

The Curve has been designed especially for YFCs to help you get the very best out of your club and its members. You can book a club night via the County Office and a Trainer will come and deliver the session at one of your meetings. A full list of curve modules can be found HERE.

Once Weekly Newsletter

The Once Weekly newsletter is circulated to all GFYFC members, County Trustees, Club Leaders, Friends of GFYFC and GFYFC Lottery supporters. It is a weekly e-newsletter that contains useful information such as competition updates, event details, etc to keep your club up to date. To subscribe to this newsletter please email office@gloucestershireyfc.co.uk 

NFYFC Rules

Please find below a link to the NFYFC competition rules for 2022 – 2023

Stock Judging Guide

Please find below a link to the AHDB stock judging guide.

Public Speaking Competition Resources

Junior Reading – A team of three members will be required to read aloud a passage selected and provided by the Judge, in English and in front of an audience.

Junior Public Speaking – A team of three members will be required to read aloud a passage selected and provided by the Judge. The team shall consist of a Chairman, Speaker and Proposer of the Vote of Thanks. The procedure will follow that of a normal YFC Club meeting.

Brainstrust

Call My Bluff – Each team will be sent 3 words with the correct dictionary explanation two weeks before the competition. For each word the other 2 team members will have to make up a “Bluff” explanation to try and fool the other team. The opposing team has to guess which is the correct explanation.

Situations Vacant – The Applicant will be required to choose their own job advertisement to apply for, which is relevant to them. All Applicants must submit the original job advertisement together with a CV and covering letter.

Competitors will then attend an interview which will consist of specific questioning about the job being applied for and relevant requirements relating to the advertisement. Questions will also focus on life experiences and will be structured around the form “Tell me about a time when you …..“ (Eg: “Tell me about a time when you had to meet a deadline).

Applicants should consider the Situation (What was happening), Task (What was required), Action (What did YOU do) and the Result (What was the outcome) when answering.

Junior Member of the Year

PART 1 – 28 DAYS prior to the National Final competitors will be required to submit to the Competitions Department at NFYFC a completed synopsis form to be no more than 2 sides of A4, which will show details of their YFC activities. It is recommended that this form be used at County and Area level. (Special emphasis should be placed on their involvement at Club level).

PART 2 – Competitors will give a Powerpoint presentation about their YFC experiences for between 3 and 10 minutes to a panel of judges.

Competitors in the national finals will be invited to join the Youth Forum and contribute to the shaping of the YFC movement.

Senior Member of the Year

The objective of the competition is to select a member who has shown that they are involved in all aspects of the YFC Movement. Judges will be looking for:

Involvement at Club level for period of membership
Overall YFC involvement (i.e. Club, County, Area or National)
Specific involvement in activities in the previous 12 months (conservation, competitions, recruitment, programming, charity, sport, club officer)
General commitment to YFC – awareness of fellow members’ interests in YFC and objective view of the future of the organisation
Knowledge of the YFC movement at Club, County, Area and National levels and to share that knowledge over the 12 month period following the final