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Summer Ball 2016 - 16th July 2016

Featuring Radio 1's Scott Mills.


Staffordshire County Show - 1st & 2nd June 2016

Including pictures of our Milkshake World Record event.


Staffordshire County Rally - 14th May 2016


Staffordshire "Winter Wonderland" New Year Ball - 2nd January 2016


2015


Staffordshire YFC County AGM - 30th October 2015


Twilight Ball - 24th October 2014


Raft Race - 23rd August 2014


Summer Ball 2015 - 4th July 2015


County Show 2015 - 27th & 28th May 2015


Rally 2015 - 9th May 2015


Dairy Judging 2015 - 16th April 2015


"Downton" Dinner Dance 2015 - 7th March 2015


Cookery Competition 2015 - 12th February 2015


New Year "Wild Thing" Ball 2015 - 5th January 2015


2014


English Winter Fair Stockjudging - 16th November 2014

Staffordshire members competed with members from all over the country for Stockjudging awards, and did our county proud!.


Staffordshire YFC County AGM - 31st October 2014

Our 63rd AGM was held at the Ingestre Suite, Staffordshire County Showground. You'll find photos of all the prize winners here.


Twilight Ball - 25th October 2014

Yarnfield Conference Centre was again the venue for the Twilight Ball.


Raft Race - 27th July 2014

This year the Raft Race was able to go ahead as planned, on a glorious summer night.


Summer Ball - 5th July 2014

We had a great venue for the Ball this year, which included Dodgems!


County Show - 27th to 29th May 2014

Staffordshire YFC were out in force with a full programme for the County Show!


Rally - 3rd May 2013

Holding the Rally on a Bank Holiday weekend saw a glorious sunny day - ideal for the new greasy pole over a foaming water pool!


"Moulin Rouge" Dinner Dance 2014 - 8th February 2014

This year's Annual Dinner Dance was themed Moulin Rouge, with everything themed in red, black and gold.


Just A Minute 2014 - 13th February 2014

Staffordshire members proved their ability to talk without repetition, hesitation, or deviation.


Public Speaking Compettions Day 2014 - 9th February 2014

Staffordshire members proved their ability to stand up and speak in public.


Big Ben's Banging Ball 2014 - 6th January 2014

Staffordshire YFC welcomed in the New Year in style!



2013


Staffordshire County YFC AGM - 1st November 2013

Our 62nd AGM was held at the Ingestre Suite, Staffordshire County Showground. You'll find photos of all the prize winners here.


Twilight Ball - 26th October 2013

Yarnfield Conference Centre was the venue for the Twilight Ball.


Raft Race - 11th August 2013

At last the rain stopped, the river fell to a safe level, so the Raft Race went ahead on a fine summer's night!


Summer Ball - 6th July 2013

At last the rain stopped, and the Summer Ball was held on one of the best nights of the year so far, complete with Funfair!


County Show - 28th to 30th May 2013

A few spots of rain didn't slow down the YFC's packed programme for the show!


Rally - 11th May 2013

Lots of pictures of Staffordshire YFC's biggest day - the Annual Rally, this year held at Onecote, nr Leek.


Just A Minute 2013 - 28th February 2013

A great fun night, with a good social side!


Public Speaking Day 2013 - 10th February 2013

Along with the usual Public Speaking competitions, this year there was Cheerleading!


Big Social 2013 - 31st January 2013

A night for members to get to know members of other club better!


Big Ben's Banging Ball 2013 - 5th January 2013

Staffordshire YFC welcomed in the New Year in style!


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2012


Staffordshire County YFC AGM - 2nd November 2012

Our 61st AGM was held at the Ingestre Suite, Staffordshire County Showground. You'll find photos of all the prize winners here.


Bavarian Night - 31st August 2012

Real Bavarian band, real ale and real Steins!


Summer Ball - 7th July 2012

In the middle of heavy rain all over the UK, luckily the rain held off for this night.


UEC Abseil - 1st July 2012

20 brave individuals tackled the descent down Staffordshire Fire Brigade's tower.


County Show - 5th to 7th June 2012

A few spots of rain didn't slow down the YFC's packed programme for the show!


Pig Race - 25th May 2012

A balmy (and barmy) evening of entertainment was enjoyed by all!


Rally - 12th May 2012

Lots of pictures of Staffordshire YFC's biggest day - the Annual Rally.


Dairy Stock Judging 2012 - 19th April 2012

Our annual chance for members to prove who knows about dairy cattle.


Chasewater 2012 - 18th March 2012

Club and County officers had a day to learn new skills and get to know each other better.


Staffordshire YFC's 60th Anniversary Celebrations - 10th March 2012

Just like 10 years ago, the Ingestre Suite was full to capacity, and many more were unable to get tickets for this very special occasion, which was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.


Big Social and New Member's Night - 26th January 2012

This year we organised a big county-wide new members night and club social for the first time.


New Year "Willie Wonka" Ball - 14th January 2012

This year the New Year Ball had a Chocolate theme!


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2011


Silage Judging - 27th November 2011

Farms in the Field area, near Uttoxeter, hosted us for this years' competition.


English Winter Fair Stockjudging - 20th & 21st November 2011

Staffordshire members competed with members from all over the country for Stockjudging awards.


Go Karting Races - 11th November 2011

Fast Lane Karting, Fenton.


Staffordshire County YFC AGM - 4th November 2011

Our 60th AGM was held at the Ingestre Suite, Staffordshire County Showground. You'll find photos of all the prize winners here.


Club Officer Training Day - 23rd October 2011

Our annual day for new club officers to get to know each other, and learn a bit more about their new roles..


Harvest Festival - 29th September 2011

This year the Harvest Festival was held at St Michaels, Rocester.


Twilight Ball - 29th October 2011

Keele Hall was again the venue for the Twilight Ball.


Royal Visit - 26th July 2011

Princess Anne visited Staffordshire YFC to mark the anniversary of her opening the YFC Building, and YFC members staged displays of all the things YFC do best.


Raft Race - 24th July 2011

Gorgeous weather made this yet another great fun evening!


Midsummer Madness - 10th June 2011

See how members interpreted the ABC theme - Anything But Clothes!


Staffordshire County Show - 1st & 2nd June 2011

As usual Staffordshire Young Farmers had a packed programme of things to do and see. The YFC Show started with the Pre-Show reception, which was yet again a great showcase of what our members can do.


Rally - 14th May 2011

See pictures of our action-packed Annual Rally day here.


UEC Sponsored Bike Ride - 3rd April 2011

Young members got on their bikes to raise approx £2000!


Stockman Of The Year - 17th April 2011

Members gathered at a farm near Wootton to find the best stockjudges in the county.


Clay Shooting - 26th February 2011

Doveridge Shooting Ground again hosted this event.


Spring Ball - 18th March 2011

Heaton House Farm was this year's venue - see the pictures here.


Fencing - 12th March 2011

A few pics from this event.


First Aid training - 9th and 30th January 2011

YFC members learn First Aid skills


New Year 'Alice In Wonderland' Ball - 15th January 2011

This year the New Year Ball had an Alice In Wonderland theme, complete with cupcakes!


Ten Pin Bowling - 13th January 2011

Stafford Ten Pin hosted this years' competition.


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2010


Silage Judging - 27th November 2010

YFC members set out to prove they know good silage.


English Winter Fair Stockjudging - 21st November 2010

Staffordshire members competed with members from all over the country for Stockjudging awards.


Club Officer Trainng at Chasewater - 7th November 2010

The new club officers spent a day at Chasewater, undertaking various challenges to really get to know each other.


Staffordshire County YFC AGM - 5th November 2010

Held at the Ingestre Suite, Staffordshire County Showground. You'll find photos of all the prize winners here.


Twilight Ball - 30th October 2010

Keele Hall was the new venue for the new Twilight Ball, including a Halloween theme.


Carcase Judging Competition - 14th October 2010

Members gathered to find out who was the best judge of beef, lamb and pork.


Staffordshire YFC Raft Race - 25th July 2010

The River Dove again saw YFC Rafters competing for the fastest raft prize.


Staffordshire Hawaiian Summer Ball - 17th July 2010

The Summer Ball this year had a Hawaiian theme, complete with cocktail bar and live band.


Staffordshire YFC Office 25th Anniversary - 10th July 2010

A fine summer's evening was the backdrop to celebrations and recollections to mark the 25th Anniversary of the official opening of the YFC Office.


Staffordshire County Show - 3rd & 4th June 2010

The County Show yet again provided a packed 2 days of fun for YFC members. Click the link above to see them all, and download any you want.


Rally - 8th May 2010

A few spots of rain fell, but the annual Rally was another great day - see some pictures here.


Welly Wander - 1st May 2010

The year the UEC chose to raise money with a sponsored walk in Cannock Chase. Blazing sunshine meant wellies weren't the ideal thing to be wearing, but nevertheless the event went on .


NFYFC AGM - 23rd to 25th April 2010

Members travelled to Torquay for this years' AGM, and collected a few prizes - the pictures are here.


Stockman Of The Year - 18th April 2010

Members travelled to Onecote, Nr Leek, to find the best stockjudges in the county.


Dairy Stock Judging - 15th April 2010

A great venue at Hill Top Farm, Cheadle, for this competition.


Spring Ball - 19th March 2010

Young Farmers were back at the County Showground for the annual Spring Ball - see the pictures here.


County Dinner Dance - 13th March 2010

Members past and present of all ages came together at the County Showground for a great night of chat, dance and good company.


Fence Erecting - 6th March 2010

Teams each did a length of fencing to see who could the best job.


Public Speaking Day - 7th February 2010

Young Farmers converged on the County Showground, and battled to prove who were the best public speakers and the best members in Staffordshire.


Club Socials At Office - 2nd, 3rd & 4th February 2010

Clubs got together at the YFC office so that new members could see their office, and everyone could have some fun and games.


New Year Masquerade Ball - 16th January 2010

This year the New Year Ball was a Masquerade Ball, with a Cinderella theme - see some impressive outfits here!


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2009


Winter Fair - 21st & 22nd November 2009

Staffordshire members competed with members from all over the country for Stockjudging awards.


Chasewater - 8th November 2009

The new club officers spent a day at Chasewater, undertaking various challenges to really get to know each other.


Staffordshire County YFC AGM - 6th November 2009

Held at the Ingestre Suite, Staffordshire County Showground. You find photos of all the prize winners here.


NFYFC Competitions Weekend - 10th & 11th October 2009

Held at the Staffordshire County Showground and Weston Road School, here's a few pics of our teams.


Autumn Ball - 17th October 2009

Photos of this event can be viewed and ordered from www.markrheath.co.uk - event ID 20091017Y


NEON Disco - 11th September 2009

Held at the Staffordshire County Showground.


Raft Race - 23rd August 2009

After the delay due to high waters, the river was still fast flowing, giving one of the fastest races in a long time!


Summer Ball - 18th July 2009

A few showers didn't dampen the members enjoyment of the Ball, complete with Hog Roast and a Bouncy Castle!


UEC Athletics Day - 12th July 2009

The UEC organised their first Athletics Day at Rowley Park, and a good day was had by all. Click the link above to see them all, and download any you want.


Staffordshire County Show - 27th & 28th May 2009

The weather for this years' County Show could not decide what to do do, but Young Farmers knew there was a full programme, which included another great battle for the Tug Of War trophy and the Float competition with it's traditional water fight. Click the link above to see them all, and download any you want.


County Rally - 9th May 2009

Members from all over the County travelled up to Endon, near Leek, for another great Rally in the sun (most of the time!).

You can also see clips and interviews from the County Rally on YouTube


Dairy Stock Judging - 23rd April 2009

A great venue at Rangemore for this competition.


Stockman Of The Year - 19th April 2009

Glorious sunshine greeted the members who travelled to Hill Chorlton to find the best stockjudges in the county.


UEC Sponsored Bike Ride - 5th April 2009

The Under Eighteens Committee (UEC) organised a bike ride from Whiston to Amerton, and raised £2000 in the process.


Safety With Efficiency competition - 5th April 2009

Clubs compete to show who can handle modern farm machinery safely and efficiently.


Dinner Dance - 14th March 2009

Photos of this event can be viewed and ordered from www.markrheath.co.uk - event ID 20090314YD


County Pantomime Preview - 6th March 2009

The County got a team together for the Pantomime competition, and tonight was a chance for people to see the show, and for the cast to practise in front of an audience.


Public Speaking Day - 8th February 2009

Young Farmers converged on the County Showground, and battled to prove who were the best public speakers, the best ballroom dancers, and the best members in Staffordshire.


Ten Pin Bowling - 15th January 2009

A few pics of this competition, held at Stafford TenPin.


New Year Ball - 3rd January 2009

Young Farmers again celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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Pool Competition - 1st December 2008

Hotshots again hosted this competition


Go Karting - 25th November 2008

Budding Lewis Hamiltons battled it out at Fast Lane Karting


Chasewater - 9th November 2008

The annual get-together of all new club officers to really get to know each other.


County AGM - 7th November 2008

Photos from the night, including many on the prize winners.


Autumn Ball - 18th October 2008

Photos from SFYFC's big annual ball.


Boiler Suit Bash - 12th September 2008

Members got dressed up (?) for a good night out!


Raft Race - 27th July 2008

Brilliant sunshine meant the cool water was definitely the place to be!


Leek Show and the Show Dance - 26th July 2008

Leek YFC and Cheadle YFC together organise the Young Farmers events for the Leek Show, and the Dance to finish the day. See a few photos here.


Rounders Competition and Social Night - 26th June 2008

Wet weather meant there was more socialising and less rounders than planned, but a good night anyway.


Year Of Food And Farming Open Day 2008 - 25th June 2008

Despite the wet start to the day, Staffordshire Young Farmersí spirits were not dampened as they welcomed school children from North Staffordshire to a day to remember on Hill Chorlton Farm, Baldwins Gate and a chance to meet farmer John Lomax as part of the Federationís contribution towards to the Year of Food and Farming.


Staffordshire teams at WMA Tug-of-War - 15th June 2008

Staffordshire's Tug of War teams did the county proud at the West Midlands Area Finals, held at the Three Counties Show, Malvern.


2008 County Show - 27th to 29th May 2008

The strong winds and rain didn't stop Young Farmers - the show was off to a great start with a Pre-Show reception which many said was "the best in years"!

There is another big collection of photos for you to look at here.


2008 Rally - 10th May 2008

The Rally this year was at Field, near Uttoxeter. The weather put on a good show, and so did our members!

There is a giant-sized collection of photos for you to look at here.


Dairy Stockjudge of the Year - 17th April 2008

Photos of the prizewinners from the Dairy Stockjudge Of The Year competition.


Safety With Efficiency 2008 - 13th April 2008

A collection of photos from the Safety with Efficiency competition, including the winning teams.


Stockman Of The Year - 6th April 2008

A collection of photos from the Stockman Of The Year competition, including the all-important prizewinners.


West Midlands Area Competitions Weekend - 29th & 30th March 2008

We've got a few photos of the prizewinners of the Public Speaking and Stars In Their Eyes competitiions.


County Dinner Dance - 15th March 2008

Members and past members of all ages got together for a great night of chat, dance and good company.


The Sound Of Moosic - 14th March 2008

A team of Staffordshire members put together an entry for the Entertainments competition, and here are photos of the final dress rehearsal, before they went on the the West Midlands Area round to win 3rd prize for their performance.


Spring Ball - 8th March 2008

Young Farmers were back at Uttoxeter Racecourse - see the pictures here.


Fencing Erecting competition - 8th March 2008

Club teams competed to show who could erect the best fence....


Public Speaking Day - 3rd February 2008

Young Farmers converged on the County Showground, and battled to prove who were the best public speakers, the best singers, and also the best members in Staffordshire.


Health & Safety Training - 14th January 2008

Training your club to keep within the law when planning events for the members


New Year Ball - 5th January 2008

Young Farmers again celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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2007


County AGM - 2nd November 2007

There's a few photos here of the prize winners at our annual AGM meeting.


Autumn Ball - 6th October 2007

If you were at the Ball, there's a good chance you will in one of this bumper collection of photos.


Ploughing Marathon - 8th & 9th September 2007

The venue this year was in the south of the county.


Raft Race - 19th August 2007

The second attempt at holding this years Raft Race - the first attempt was abandoned when the river rose too high in the heavy rains.


Swimming Gala - 23rd June 2007

Staffordshire returned to Cheadle Leisure Centre for their Swimming Gala.


Staffordshire County Show - 30th & 31st 2007

The weather for this years' County Show could not decide what to do do, but Young Farmers knew there was a full programme, which included another great battle for the Tug Of War trophy and the Float competition with it's traditional water fight. Click the link above to see them all, and download any you want.


2007 Spring Ball - 10th April 2007

Staffordshire returned to Uttoxeter Racecourse for the Spring Ball - see for yourself!


2007 Rally - 12th May 2007

The Rally this year was at Wolseley Bridges, near Rugeley. The weather wasn't the best we've had, but few showers wasn't going to stop us having another great Rally Day.


Stockman Of The Year - 6th May 2007

Held at Church Eaton, near Stafford, by kind permission of A R Cox and Son.


Dairy Stockjudge Of The Year - 12th April 2007

Held at Old Hall Farm, Consall, by kind permission of M & K Hulse.


West Midlands Area Competitions Weekend - 31st March & 1st April 2007

Pictures of all the prizewinners in the Public Speaking and Club Promotion competitions.


County Dinner Dance - 17th March 2007

The Ingestre Suite, Stafford County Showground, was full of members past and present for a thoroughly enjoyable night, with Bruce Salt keeping the dance floor full as usual!


Fence Erecting Competition - 10th March 2007

At time time of going to press, our host assures us the fence is still standing!!


Clay Pigeon Shooting - 25th February 2007

Doveridge Shooting Ground again provided an excellent selection of clays to shoot at!


Pam Shields Retirement Party - 10th February 2007

Although there will be members who do not know Pam Shields, she has coordinated and organised the National Federation for over 38 years. To celebrate and give thanks to Pam, an event was organised at the Ingestre Suite, Stafford County Showground, which drew members, officers, and staff from across the country and across the timespan of Pam's time within YFC.


Public Speaking competitions - 4th February 2006

On this day there was a range of public speaking and Member of the Year competitions, and the introduction of the Freestyle Disco Dancing competition - see it here, along with plenty of pictures of the prize-winners.


Badminton - 28th January 2007

South Moorlands Leisure Centre, Cheadle, was the venue for this competition.


Ten Pin Bowling - 18th January 2007

Pictures from the annual Ten Pin Bowling competition.


New Year Ball - 6th January 2007

Young Farmers again celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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Silage Judging - 25th November 2006

YFC members set out to prove they know good silage.


County AGM - 3rd November 2006

There's photos here of our annual AGM meeting, including a large selection of the prizewinners.


YFC & DEFRA meeting - 25th October 2006

YFC members had a chance to meet David Milliband and other politicians to discuss various topics.


Harvest Festival - 23rd September 2006

Holy Trinity Church, Baswich, Stafford was the venue this year for the Harvest Festival, bringing together the various agricultural organisations from around the county.


Raft Race - 23rd July 2006

24 teams turned out for this year's race down the River Dove, on a lovely warm summer's evening - see for yourself the rafts they made and raced.


Summer Ball - 8th July 2006

Another great night in the YFC Marquee!


Summer Social - 29th June 2006

An evening of fun and games at the Showground.


Staffordshire County Show - 31st May & 1st June 2006

The 2006 County Show was the usual chance for Young Farmers to get stuck into their full programme, which included a great battle for the Tug Of War trophy and the Float competition with it's traditional water fight.
Here are the pictures - there's over 50 of them - click any to see a full-size version.


2006 Rally - 13th May 2006

The Rally this year was at Chartley, near Stafford. The weather wasn't the best we've had, but a great venue meant this wasn't a problem.
Here are the pictures - click any to see a full-size version.


Safety With Efficiency competition - 2nd April 2006

Clubs compete to show who can handle modern farm machinery safely and efficiently.


Vice Presidents Dinner Dance - 18th March 2006

The Vice Presidents again arranged a Dinner Dance for YFC people past and present to get together for a night of good food and good company....


Fencing Erecting competition - 11th March 2006

Club teams competed to show who could erect the best fencing....


Public Speaking competitions - 5th February 2006

On this day there was a range of public speaking and Member of the Year competitions, and the introduction of the Ballroom Dancing competition....


New Year Ball - January 2006

Young Farmers again celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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SBAS Primestock Show - 20th November 2005

Again Staffordshire Young Farmers organised a stock and carcass judging competition, with teams from all over the country coming to take part; the overall prize was taken away by the Yorkshire team.


County AGM - 4th November 2005

There's a few photos here of the prize winners at our annual AGM meeting.


Club Leadership Day, Stanley Head - 6th November 2005

There's lots of photos here of what the club officers get up to on the Leadership Development day at Stanley Head.


Hockey competition - 16th October 2005

Another good turnout of teams, and good weather.


Autumn Ball - 8th October 2005

Another great night at the Kings Hall.


Harvest Festival - 24th September 2005

Every year YFC organises the Harvest Festival to bring together the various agricultural organisations from around the county.


Raft Race - 24th July 2005

Yet again lots of teams turned out for this year's race down the River Dove - see for yourself the rafts they made and raced.


"Pig In Style" - 17th July 2005

The Vice Presidents of the Federation organised a day of good food and good company, headed by the draw for the Ford Ka. The day was blessed with great weather.


Summer Social - 30th June 2005

An evening of fun and games at the Showground.


Swimming Gala - 25th June 2005

After a gap of a few years, Staffordshire Young Farmers resurrected the Swimming Competitions. Here are the pictures.


Staffordshire County Show - 2nd & 3rd June 2005

The 2005 County Show weather couldn't make it's mind up what to do, but it was good enough for Young Farmers to get stuck into their usual full programme, which included the Float competition with it's traditional water fight.
Here are the pictures - there's over 50 of them - click any to see a full-size version.


2005 Rally - 14th May 2005

The Rally this year was at Ellenhall. There was plenty of sun and quite a lot of wind, and one of the hardest-fought Tug-of-War competitions for a long time.
Here are the pictures - there's 75 of them - click any to see a full-size version.


Safety With Efficiency competition - 10th April 2005

Clubs compete to show who can handle modern farm machinery safely and efficiently.


Vice Presidents' Evening - 19th March 2005

The Vice Presidents of the Federation organised a night at the County Showground, with a chance for members past and present to get together.


Fencing competition - 12th March 2005

No, not fencing with swords - fencing farmer-style, with posts and wire.


Club Promotion - 17th February 2005

See what your club members did to publicise your clubs....


Club Socials at County Office - 8th & 9th February 2005

The clubs had two nights at the County Office to get to know other members across the county.


Public Speaking competitions - 6th February 2005

On this day there was a range of public speaking and Member of the Year competitions, and some very interesting photos....


New Year Ball - 8th January 2005

Young Farmers again celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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Club Officer Training - 7th November 2004

If you're wondering what your club officers did at their training day, here's the answer!


Autumn Ball - 16th October 2004

Once again Young Farmers filled the Kings Hall, Stoke, for another great night. The Steve Bostock Disco and Signal One's Chris Bovaird provided the entertainment.


Harvest Festival - 25th September 2004

YFC organised this evening, decorated the church and were joined by the NFU, SBAS, WI, CLA, REST, WFU, FWC and Country Link to celebrate Harvesttime.


Raft Race - 25th July 2004

Loads of teams turned out for this year's race down the River Dove - see for yourself the rafts they made and raced.


Summer Ball - 10th July 2004

Not quite the scorching weather we had last year, but another packed marquee made sure the event was a great night.


Staffordshire County Show - 2nd & 3rd June 2004

The 2004 County Show weather didn't quite match last year's temperatures, but it was good enough for Young Farmers to get stuck into their usual full programme, which included the Float competition with it's traditional water fight. Here are the bumper crop of pictures - click to see a full-size version.


2004 Rally - 8th May 2004

The Rally this year was near Lichfield. The weather wasn't great, but it didn't stop the Young Farmers from having a great day. Here are the pictures.


Vice-Presidents Event - 20th March 2004

The Federations' Vice-Presidents organiosed this event at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


Spring Ball - 13th March 2004

Young Farmers went to the Universal, Doxey, for a great Spring Ball - here are the pictures.


New Year Ball - 3rd January 2004

Young Farmers again celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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2003


Finney Group Project - November 2003

A group of Staffordshire Young Farmers responded to a request from a past YFC member for some help at the Finney Group Project in Stoke. The project runs a small farm so that people in the city can see farm animals. Our members set about sorting fencing and water supplies for the pens. This project is ongoing, so you you will get another chance to get involved in the future.


Club Officer Training - 9th November 2003

If you're wondering what your club officers did at the training weekend, here's the answer!


County AGM - 7th November 2003

Again the AGM was held at the Ingestre Suite, at the County Showground. Prizes were presented, Nick Sanson was the speaker, and gifts were presented to Margaret Bennett to say thanks for 17 years of service as she leaves for pastures new. The Bulge Disco provided the entertainment afterwards.


Autumn Ball - 18th October 2003

A sell out! Young Farmers filled the Kings Hall, Stoke, to capacity for a great night. The Steve Bostock Disco and Signal One's Rob Oliver provided the entertainment.


Harvest Festival - 20th September 2003

All Saints Church, Milwich, was this years venue for the Harvest Festival, bring together agricultural organisations from across the county.


Raft Race and Duck Race - 27th July 2003

Held on the River Dove, this year Stone lads took first place.


Summer Ball - 12th July 2003

Yet again the weather this July was hot and sunny, meaning that everyone was ready for a night out and a nice cool drink - so much so, the bar was drunk dry!


Staffordshire County Show - 27th & 28th May 2003

The 2003 County Show turned out to be a scorcher, with blazing sun on both days. Young Farmers had their usual full programme, which included the Float competition with it's traditional water fight. Here are the pictures - click to see a full-size version.


Staffordshire YFC Rally - 10th May 2003

The 2003 Rally was at Woodseaves, with fine weather for most of the day - a few showers are never enough to dampen Young Farmers' enthusiasm! Here are the pictures - click to see a full-size version.


NFYFC AGM - 2nd to 5th May 2003

Young Farmers from all over the country gathered in Torquay for the weekend, and a few moments were captured on film - some of them are below. Click for a bigger version if you dare!


YFC Reunited - 22nd March 2003

Staffordshire Vice Presidents organised a get-together to follow on from the success of last years' 50th anniversary celebrations. Members past and present gathered for a very enjoyable time - see the pictures for yourself.


Spring Ball - 15th March 2003

Spring is another good reason for a ball - here's the pictures!


New Year Ball - 11th January 2003

Young Farmers celebrated the New Year in style at the County Showground - check it for yourself with these pictures.


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2002


Club Officer Training - December 2002

If you're wondering what your club officers did at the weekend in Worcester, here's the answer!


County AGM - 8th November 2002

Photos here of the various clubs and members collecting their awards at the County's Annual AGM.


Harvest Festival, Uttoxeter - 28 September 2002

YFC decorated St Mary the Virgin Church "better than for a wedding". We were joined by the NFU, SBAS, WI, CLA, REST, WFU, FWC and Country Link to celebrate Harvesttime.


Raft Race and Duck Race - 14th July 2002

Brilliant sunshine meant it was just the weather for a paddle down the River Dove! This year there were eleven entries, with the Cheadle lads coming out in first place, with possibly one of the fastest times ever (no-one has kept accurate records!).


Summer Ball - 13th July 2002

Up until Thursday night the weather and the forecasts looked like this event could have been a washout, but the whole weekend turned out to be hot and sunny - ideal hay-making weather. Some people were even showing a little bit of fresh-tanned skin (or early stages of sunburn!). The heat certainly stretched the bar, which was near enough drunk dry.


Staffordshire County Show - 6th to 8th June 2002

The mixed weather couldn't dampen the Young Farmers' enthusiasm, with all the usual competitions and fun making a welcome return after the two-year break due to Foot and Mouth last year.


The 2002 Rally - Waterhouses - 11th May 2002

Brilliant sunshine all day and a great site made this year's Rally a really good day. After a whole day of competitions, Waterhouses (with 25 members, all under 20) stole the Overall Trophy for the day from all the bigger clubs - a great achievement!


50th Anniversary Dinner Dance - County Showground - 23rd March 2002

The Ingestre Suite was full to capacity, and many more were unable to get tickets for this very special occasion, which was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.