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Show Float Competition 2024

June 3rd, 2024

This years Floats theme was “Childrens Books” and the competition prize money was kindly sponsored by BD Fuels, the results were


1st – Stone YFC (Jack & the Beanstalk)

2nd – Lichfield YFC ( Mary Poppins)

3rd – Cheadle YFC (Alice in Wonderland)

4th – Uttoxeter JNFU (Three Little Pigs)


Best Name Board;

1st – Cheadle YFC

2nd – Lichfield YFC

3rd – Uttoxeter JNFU


*NEW FOR 2024** Best Turned Out Tractor – Donated by Mark Madders

1st – Stone YFC

2nd – Cheadle YFC

3rd – Lichfield YFC

Pictures from the Show Float Competition can be found HERE

Mens & Ladies Tug Of War Competition 2024

June 3rd, 2024

After a brilliant, although slightly wet first day at the County Show, Staffordshire Young Farmers held their Male and Female Tug of War in the Main Ring on Wednesday evening, 29th May.   A full ring of supporters from across the County and other clubs also turned out in force to watch a hard-fought competition. Many of the teams have been training three times a week since the new year and their hard work and efforts paid off.

With six teams taking part in both competitions and following a great standard of pulling the results on the evening for the male competition were:  Cheadle YFC team beat Eccleshall A YFC to the 1st place position.  Eccleshall A YFC were the runners-up and Waterhouses YFC took 3rd place.

In the female competition, Cheadle YFC took the 1st place after a close finish with Eccleshall A coming 2nd.  Leek YFC came in with a closely fought 3rd place.

The 1st and 2nd placed teams from each competition will now go forward to the West Midlands Round of the competition at being held on Sunday 16th July at The Three Counties Show, Worcestershire.

Photos for the night can be found HERE

Club Display Competition 2024

June 3rd, 2024

The Stafford County Show saw Staffordshire Young Farmers Clubs (YFC) inside their marquee with a fully packed offering of activities for everyone to get involved in along with many displays of the competitions and achievements of the members during the last 12 months.  The show also saw the return of the Club Display Competition with YFC members from all ten clubs using their creative skills to create a display promoting their club in a space no larger than 1m2.

The judges for this competition were Francesca Bloxham from Lely & Jessica Rose, NFYFC Vice Chairperson, following a difficult deliberation with such excellent displays, the final results were, 1st place Stone YFC, with Ashley YFC 2nd and in 3rd place were Abbotsholme YFC.


Leslie T Chester & YFC’s Got Talent Competitions 2024

May 22nd, 2024

The Pre Show Reception this year was kindly supported by HSKSG Accountants, Abbotsholme School and Farmart.  Results from the following competitions on the night were :

Leslie T Chester ‘Blog’ Writing Competition

1st – Emily Cartmail – Eccleshall YFC

2nd – Kate Oakes – Chase YFC

3rd – Olivia Lockett – Ashley YFC

Please click HERE to read the winning BLOG

YFC’s Got Talent Competition

1st – Eccleshall YFC – Ruby O Riley

2nd – Uttoxeter JNFU – Abi Palmer

Auctioneering Results

April 30th, 2024




This year the Auctioneering competition was held bkp of The Goldstraw Family, Huddale Farm, Colton, Waterhouses.  8 competitors took part on the day.


The Results were:

1st- Toby Hall

2nd- Kate Oakes

3rd- Harry Lyons


Photos from the day can be found HERE

Stockman of the Year 2024

April 29th, 2024

This year Stockman of the Year competition was held bkp of The Goldstraw Family, Huddale Farm, Colton, Waterhouses.  8 clubs took part on the day, which each member having to judge, place and give reasons in the following categories, beef, dairy, breeding ewes and butchers lambs.

The results were:

Young Stockjudge of the Year (18 & under)

1st – Waterhouses YFC, 2nd – Eccleshall YFC, 3rd – Uttoxeter JNFU

Stockman of the Year (28 & under)

1st – Eccleshall YFC, 2nd – Waterhouses YFC, 3rd – Chase YFC

18 & Under Stockjudge of the Year 

1st – Adele (Waterhouses YFC),  2nd – Adam (Uttoxeter JNFU), 3rd – Jess (Eccleshall YFC)

28 & Under Stockjudge of the Year 

1st – Rob (Eccleshall YFC), 2nd – Peter (Waterhouses YFC), 3rd – Will (Eccleshall)

Overall Stockjudging Team (18 & under & 28 & under)

1st – Waterhouses YFC, 2nd – Eccleshall YFC, 3rd – Leek YFC

Prize money on the day was kindly donated by Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society.

Photos from the day can be found HERE

Dairy Stockjudging 2024

April 18th, 2024

12 teams across the Staffordshire YFC clubs took part in the County Dairy Stockjudging Competition, kindly hosted by The Weaver Family, Aston Pool Farm, Stafford Road, Stone, ST15 0BH.  The evening was also kindly sponsored by HJ Lea Oakes. Teams judged rings of Dairy Cows, placing them in orders of merit and giving reasons to the master judges.

This skilled competition, one of the many Staffordshire YFC run throughout the year, helps members with observation, their understanding of the make-up of the animal, market demands, communication and presentation skills.  The Junior members judge, place and give reasons on 4 animals, the Intermediate members judge, place and give reasons on 6 animals and the Senior members judge, place and give reasons on 4 animals as well as using the linear method of assessing characteristics.
The members enjoyed a great evening with a high standard of cows to judge.  The overall results were a winning team from Waterhouses YFC with Leek YFC taking second place, and in third place, it was Ashley YFC.  Individually, members will go forward to represent Staffordshire at the NFYFC Finals being held at the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate.
The evening was concluded with the presentation of awards along with refreshments of filled jacket potatoes, kindly sponsored by HJ Lea Oakes.
For photos from the evening, please click HERE

Cricket 2024 Results

April 16th, 2024

After long weeks of matches involving nine clubs the 2024 Indoor Cricket League has finished with the following results:

1st – Cheadle, 2nd Leek & 3rd Eccleshall

Thanks you to all the stewards and umpires who gave up their time and also Abbotsholme School for hosting.

Photos from the Competition can be found HERE

Volleyball Competition 2024

March 25th, 2024
On Sunday 24th we held our Volleyball Competition, a big well done to all teams who took part!🏐
Good Luck to the top two teams who will be representing Staffordshire in the next round on 12th May!

Photos from the day can be found HERE

Cookery Competition Results

March 25th, 2024
A massive well done to all the teams that took part you should all be proud of the dishes you made!
A thank you must go to Rosanna and Ann for judging our competition tonight.
Another big thank you must go to Like nanna made caterers and bespoke homemade cakes for sponsoring our competition tonight!
Results as follows:
Good luck to our top two teams who will be heading to the NFYFC cookery finals in September!
Photos can be found HERE