A VARIETY of Devon Young Farmers’ clubs travelled to Stafford and took top spots in the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs Finals Competitions.

Haldon YFC’s Show Choir team took the top spot over the weekend to be crowned National Champions. Dan Grist, choir coach and YFC Cheriton and Tedburn member, said: ‘You don’t usually associate Young Farmers with singing, but over the last few months we have had so much fun seeing what we can put together for the Show Choir Competition.

‘It’s been amazing to see the confidence of the choir grow and perform at events such as Devon’s Farm Business Awards – all experiences that we will never forget.’

The Devon YFC Junior Public Speaking team were crowned National Champions too, while teams were also put forward to compete in auctioneering, after dinner speaking, Brainstrust, cheerleading, dodgeball and hockey.

The chair of Devon YFC, Rosie Bennett, said that the acheivements: ‘Prove that Young Farmers is about so much more than just farming.’

For more information on the Young Famers and where your nearest club is and how can join the movement visit https://www.devonyfc.co.uk