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CYSA 2020 and Covid-19

An update concerning the CYSA 2020 competition:

All CYSA volunteers and board members are currently working remotely and according to the parameters in place of their individual provinces. #CYSA20 is currently still in production, but we will update you as the situation progresses.

Stay home and stay safe everyone!


Help us spread the good news about Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture! You’ll find a list of our latest media releases below.

Media Releases

CYSA Announces 2020 Topics, Seeks Board Members – January 29, 2020

CYSA Announces 2019 Competition Winners – November 5, 2019

CYSA Announces Appointment of Youth Representative – June 2019

Invitation – 2019 CYSA Annual General Meeting – January 17, 2019

CYSA Announces 2018 Competition Winners – November 6, 2018

CYSA Announces 2017 Competition Winners and 2018 Topics – November 7, 2017

CYSA Competition Deadline Nears for CYSA 2017 – Aug. 16-17 – August 16, 2017

CYSA Awards Highest Honour to John J. MacDonald – November 10, 2016

CYSA Announces 2016 Competition Winners and 2017 Topics – November 7, 2016

CYSA Launches New Website as Competition Deadline Nears – August 16, 2016

CYSA Announces 2015 Competition Winners and 2016 Topics – November 10, 2015

CYSA Announces 2014 Competition Winners and 2015 Topics – November 10, 2014

CYSA Announces 2014 Competition Topics – January 15, 2014

Winners Named in 2013 Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture Competition – November 5, 2013

CYSA Welcomes John Deere Platinum Sponsorship – September 19, 2013

CYSA Announces 2013 Competition Topics – January 28, 2013

Winners Named in Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture Competition – November 3, 2012

Entry Deadline Near for Young Speakers Program – September 10, 2012

Young Speakers Program Gets Higher Profile – July 31, 2012

CYSA Announces Competition Topics – February 27, 2012

MacDonald Elected CYSA President for 2011-12 – November 10, 2011

Winners Named in Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture Competition – November 7, 2011

Farm Succession Most Popular Topic in This Year’s Competition – October 19, 2011

Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture Announces Competition Topics – February 28, 2011

Ontario Speakers Tackle Issues Facing Future of Agriculture to Win National Competition
– November 10, 2010

Speaking Competition Enables Youth to Tackle Tough Issues Facing Future of Canadian Agriculture
– November 4, 2010

CYSA Offers New Competitor Incentives – July 28, 2010

Government of Canada Invests in Young Speakers for Agriculture – March 15, 2010

Topics and Competition Date Announced for Young Speakers Competition – February 19, 2010

Ontario Speakers Take Top Awards at 25th Anniversary of National Competition – November 15, 2009