Prize Pool

The Grand Final Prizes

1st Prize:

  • $7,500 Ttravel and Accommodation Package
  • $3,500 Riversun Nursery Scholarship
  • $1,000 ICL Specialty Fertilisers
  • A one year membership of The New Zealand Institute of Argricultural & Horticultural Science (NZIAHS)
  • A selection of Aorangi Merchant products

2nd Prize:

  • $5,500 Massey University study scholarship
  • $750 ICL Specialty Fertilisers
  • A one year membership of The New Zealand Institute of Argricultural & Horticultural Science (NZIAHS)

3rd Prize:

  • $1,000 Cash
  • $500 ICL Specialty Fertilisers
  • A one year membership of The New Zealand Institute of Argricultural & Horticultural Science (NZIAHS)

The AGMARDT Market Innovation Project Prizes

  • 1st Prize: $5,000
  • 2nd Prize: $2,500
  • 3rd Prize: $1,500
  • Consolation prizes of $500 for each completed project.

T&G Practical Activities Award

  • The finalist who receives the best overall score for practical activities in the Grand Final receives a $3,500 travel scholarship.

Fruitfed Supplies Leadership Award

  • The finalist who demonstrates outstanding leadership during the competition receives a $2,500 scholarship towards a Leadership or Outward Bound course.

Bayer Best Practice Award

  • The finalist who receives the highest score in a range of activities with a focus on crop management practices and sustainability during the Grand Final receives a $2,500 scholarship.

Primary ITO Career Development Award

  • The winner receives a $3,000 scholarship, to assist with further study or to attend a conference, and is adopted as a Primary ITO ambassador to promote training and career pathways in horticulture.

Horticentre Trust Community Engagement Award

  • The winner receives a $1,500 cash prize.

Countdown Award

  • $500 per finalist for perseverance and commitment to the competition.

Note: The 1st prize winner must be available to give short interviews for television, radio and horticultural industry magazines after the event.

Entry Criteria – click on this link to find out who is eligible to enter the competition.

Check out past competitors talking about participating in the competition.
http://www.youtube.com/user/YoungHortNZ

 

 


Shanna Hickling
Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017
See Shanna on TVNZ 27 Nov 2017


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