National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement


Name of competition: After Dinner Speaking

Upcoming competition date: Regional Finals for North and South of England will be held on Saturday 23rd March 2019. The National Final will be held at Competitions Day on Saturday 6th July 2019.

Venue: Regional Finals for the North will be held at Retford Oaks School, Retford, Nottinghamshire and the South at Hartpury College, Gloucester. The NFYFC final will be held during National Competitions Day at the Staffordshire County Showground, Staffordshire.

Outline of competition:

The team will comprise a Chairman, speaker, respondent to speaker, proposer to visitors and a respondent to respond on behalf of the visitors.

Example toast; Supermarket retailers association award dinner and the toast will be in"stack it high, sell it cheap".

Competitor Information: Competitor Notes - After Dinner Speaking
Rules: After Dinner Speaking (26 Under) - Rules 2018-19 & General Rules 2018-19

Timetable for the Day:
When to book in: 10:30am
Where to book in: Staffordshire Showground
Presentation of Awards: Approx 5pm

Guidelines: After Dinner Speaking 'How to' Guide & Click here for After Dinner Speaking Competition Video

How to get there:

Northern Finals

Southern Finals

NFYFC Finals

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Checklist of things to bring with you on the day:

  • Membership Card
  • Parental Consent Form for all U18s - Copy returned to NFYFC 10 days prior to event
  • Absentee Form - Completed by County Office to be excused from presentation of awards
  • Additional form of ID
  • Smart Dress
  • Pen & Paper
  • Stopwatch

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