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Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program

* Nov. 30 – Dec. 3, 2017 *

Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton, B.C.



Fax 306-896-2910 or email  kaedingc@hotmail.com your completed National Event Registration Form and send cheques to:

Carla Kaeding
Box 229
Churchbridge, SK S0A 0M0

*Please make cheques payable to: BC OYF*



Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Early arrivals have some options for activities, including:

Self Booked Wine Tour with Dino from Grape Escapes

Tours of following regions available;

West Kelowna, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos, Similkameen

List of recommended restaurants will be provided in your welcome package.



Thurs Nov 30
9am-1pm Optional Tours /Registration open
Noon-2pm Lunch Lakeside Resort Convention Room Casual
2-7pm Winter Activities Apex Mountain Warm, casual
7-10 Brewski Dinner Gunbarrel Casual
11pm Hospitality Room Lakeside-Old Casino Casual



Friday Dec 1
  7:30-9am Breakfast Trade & Convention Centre Business
  8-9:10am Annual Meeting Trade & Convention Centre Business
  9:10-9:25am MB 2018 Presentation Trade & Convention Centre Business
  9:30am-12:30pm Honouree Presentations Trade & Convention Centre Business
  12:30-2pm Lunch Trade & Convention Centre Business
  2-4pm Forum

Maverick Mentality
Kevin Stewart

Trade & Convention Centre Business
  4-4:30pm Motherwell Presentation Trade & Convention Centre Business
  6-7pm Cocktail Hour Trade & Convention Centre Semi Formal
  7-10pm Gala Trade & Convention Centre Semi Formal
  11pm Hospitality Lakeside-Old Casino Casual



Saturday Dec 2
  7:15-5:45 Alumni Tour Casual
  5:45-9pm Dinner Okanagan’s Chef’s Assoc & Young Winemakers Walnut Beach Resort, Osoyoos Casual
  9-11pm Optional Bus departure for hotel Casual
  11pm Hospitality Lakeside-Old Casino Casual


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Farewell breakfast



Hotel Room Rates

Please call 1-800-663-9400 before September 28th  to make your reservation


Room Type                       Bed Type                          Nightly Rate

City View                          2 Queens                          $110

Beach View                      2 Queens                          $115

Lake View                         2 Queens                          $120

City View Suite                1 King                                $159

Lake View Suite               1 King                                $169


Airport Shuttle

Airport Transportation from the Penticton Airport will be provided by the Hosting Committee free of charge.

If you choose to fly into the Kelowna Airport, you can book a shuttle at your own expense by booking with Let’s Go Transportation with a couples rate of $126/couple down to $36/person if 5 or more people book, please call 1-844-877-0101 to make a reservation. Alternatively, there are also multiple  car rental companies at the Kelowna Airport.




December 1st starting @ 9:10 a.m. PST (or 12:10 p.m. EST):

2017 Outstanding Young Farmers of Canada National Event Agriwebinar® Broadcast

On December 1st, FMC will broadcast the Outstanding Young Farmers of Canada’s National Recognition Event live from Penticton, British Columbia. If you can’t make it to the event, here’s your opportunity to participate!

This Agriwebinar® broadcast will include:

·        Forum: “Maverick Mentality ” with Kevin Stewart

·        W.R. Motherwell Award and OYF Memorial Scholarship presentations

·        Honouree presentations from regional winners across Canada

The Outstanding Young Farmers of Canada program is designed to recognize young farmers that exemplify excellence in their profession. Each year one farming couple is selected from each of the program’s seven Regional Recognition Events to represent their respective region at the National Recognition Event. At the National Event, the seven honourees are recognized for their achievements and evaluated by a distinguished panel of judges as Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers.

For more information on Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ Program, please visit www.oyfcanada.com.

Click here to register for this Agriwebinar® .
Click here if you’ve already registered for this webinar and wish to log in (link to be used starting 30 minutes prior to the webinar start time).