CYSA's mission is to provide Canadian youth with a professional public speaking competition through which they can develop communication and workforce skills demanded by Canada's competitive agriculture and agri-food industry.
To strengthen the agriculture industry by developing future spokespersons and leaders; to inform the urban population about agricultural issues; and to provide articulate young people with:
an opportunity to develop public speaking skills
incentives to become involved with
a forum to express their concerns
recognition for their communication skills
To show our commitment to sponsors who help strengthen the industry by supporting future advocates and leaders.
To inform the urban population about
On November 6th, join the young Canadians who are speaking up for agriculture!
Are you passionate about farming?
Do you enjoy sharing your views with others?
The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition could be your time to shine!
2019 Junior Winner Ryley Mappin, AB
2019 Senior Winner Ellie Stauffer, AB
Will you be next?
Contestants prepare a five to seven minute speech on one of five agriculture-related topics, and present it at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Prizes are available for two age groups: Junior (11 to 15) and Senior (16 to 24).
Video entries must be uploaded to our website by October 1, 2021. Finalists will be judged live on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Visit the Competition page for more details.
Pssst - have you heard? #CYSA21 is ON! This year's competition will be held in a video submission/live virtual judging format - and we are SO excited!! Check out rules, registration info and video submission details here: https://www.cysa-joca.ca/
I'm working with an AgTech company out of Calgary who is looking to hire a summer student to assist with on-farm sensor & product installs across Central AB.
If you are interested, reach out! I can provide more details & contact info