Matthew Bell is the latest Grand Finalist to be named for the 2013 ANZ Young Farmer Contest. Matthew will be joining six other contestants at the Grand Final in Auckland 16-18 May.
Eight of the best Young Farmers will be competing at the Otago-Southland Regional Final Saturday 23 March in Gore for the 2013 ANZ Young Farmer Contest.
Next weekend will be Phil Campbell's last chance at a Grand Final in the ANZ Young Farmer Contest. At 31, the last year for eligibility, the sheep, beef and cropping farmer will be the oldest competitor in the Aorangi Regional Final being held at the Methven Showgrounds and Heritage Centre, Saturday 16 March.
Cam Brown is the fourth Grand Finalist to be named for the 2013 ANZ Young Farmer Contest. He earned his win over the weekend, Friday 1st March, at the Taranaki/Manawatu Regional Final in Palmerston North held at the Railway Land and Awapuni Racecourse.
Aaron Passey is the latest Grand Finalist for the ANZ Young Farmer Contest having narrowly taken first place over the weekend (Saturday 23 rd February) at the East Coast Regional Final in Woodville.
Tim van de Molen is the second Grand Finalist in 2013 after he won the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Final for the ANZ Young Farmer Contest on Saturday February 16 th in Hamilton at St Paul's Collegiate School.
The East Coast Regional Final is sure to be a crowd pleaser with eight skilful participants on show for Saturday 23 rd February at the Woodville Recreation Grounds and the Regent Theatre for the Evening Show.
Ian Douglas, from the Whangarei Young Farmers Club earned top place at the Northern Regional Final in Whangarei on Saturday 9 th February, after a long day at the Barge Park Showgrounds.
The next round of eliminations is set for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Region Saturday 16 February in Hamilton at St. Paul's Collegiate.