The individual competitor must be 16 years and over and 28 years of age or under on 1 September 2023, and full members of a Club affiliated to the NFYFC.
The minimum qualification for competitors is a British Wool “Blue Seal”. Copies of qualifications to be inspected on the day of the competition prior to shearing. This competition is open to those over the age of 16 with a Blue Seal. If someone under the age of 16 has been awarded the Blue Seal they are eligible to compete in the competition at the discretion of NFYFC & British Wool.
Refer to the latest British Isles Shearing Competition Association (BISCA) rules which are available from NFYFC.
Competitors will be required to assist in sorting sheep and wrapping wool for other competitors. Any remaining unshorn sheep from the competition must be sheared prior to competitors leaving.
National Final: 9th - 12th July 2024 (exact date TBC)
Entries Close: 12 June 2024
Venue: Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ
See the video below for handy competition tips from the NFYFC Youth Forum: