FELCO 2nd Annual East Pruning Competition
Contest will take place at Anthony Road Wine Company, 1020 Anthony Rd,
Penn Yan, NY 14527 on January 31st, 2020 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Entertainment will follow from 5 p.m. – 8p.m.
The FELCO pruning competition is an initiative by the FELCO Company to teach and demonstrate the importance of fine pruning in the vineyard industry.
The FELCO Pruning contest targets Young Farmers and Collegiate students with a passion for Viticulture, and advanced or developing skills in fine pruning. Contestants will be 18 or over. Underage contestants 17 years old will be accepted with a signed letter from a parent stating permission for participation. All ages 18 and up are welcome to compete.
Each competitor will receive a gift for participation. Prizes for the winners of the competition are as follows:
1st Place: Trip to Switzerland for the 75th Anniversary of the FELCO company to compete in a Global pruning contest.
Prize includes, airfare, hotel stay and tours for winner and one guest. (Passport Required)
2nd Place: $300-dollar gift card and FELCO manual tool of choice (under $200 dollars)
3rd Place: $200-dollar gift card and FELCO manual tool of choice (under $100 dollars)
Top Placing Collegiate Student Prize: Trip to Switzerland for 75th Anniversary of the FELCO company. Visit the
factory, local vineyards and join us for the competitive event and celebration.
For contest details, rules and judging information, please contact: Ryan Amberg at (315)759-1249 or USA@FELCO.com
Register for this competition by Jan. 24th using the link below:
Competitor Registration: https://forms.gle/aXohBccXeWgCCHjZ6