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Fieldays announces 2014 Rural Bachelor of the Year finalists

28 May 2014

Fieldays announces 2014 Rural Bachelor of the Year finalists

The battle of the bachelors is back!

Organisers of New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays are pleased to announce the finalists who will compete for the prestigious title of Fieldays Rural Bachelor of the Year 2014.

The competition takes place at Fieldays, 11-14 June, however the action kicks off on Monday 9 June when the bachelor finalists set off on an ‘Amazing Race’ to Fieldays from a mystery location, completing several rural activities and tasks en-route.

The fun and games get serious at Fieldays when the eight rural guys battle it out to win the glory, the title, a huge prize pool worth $23,000, and more importantly - the coveted Golden Gumboot Award. During Fieldays the finalists will compete in heats that are held over four days which test their agriculturally derived skills, No.8 wire innovative attitude and all-round good charisma.

Vicki Annison, Communications Executive at Fieldays says, “This really is the opportunity of a lifetime for these good rural blokes, who not only get to enjoy an all-expenses paid trip to Fieldays, but, with all eyes on the guys, will receive a lot of female attention at Fieldays!

“I’m sure we will see a great contest as they compete and showcase their skills, strength and character, as they try and prove they have what it takes to win the title of Fieldays 2014 Rural Bachelor of the Year,” adds Mrs Annison.

This year’s international line-up includes just one Aussie who will be up against seven of New Zealand’s best rural guys.

FIELDAYS RURAL BACHELOR OF THE YEAR 2014 FINALISTS: (Click here for full details)

For Fieldays tickets, more event information and further updates, head to

Bachelor prizes:
First place (valued at $23k)
• Suzuki KingQuad bike
• ATV Safety Guard
• Swanndri voucher ($2,000)
• STIHL voucher ($2,000)
• Skellerup voucher $1,000)

Second place
• Swanndri voucher ($1,000)
• Skellerup voucher (500)
• STIHL voucher ($500)

Fieldays Rural Bachelor of the Year is proudly supported by: Suzuki, Swanndri, Skellerup, Gun City, Kea Campers, Westfield Chartwell, STIHL, Lifeguard, and Fairbrother Industries.

Fieldays 11-14 June 2014

The New Zealand National Fieldays® Society is a charitable organisation founded in 1968 for the purpose of advancing primary industry.

NZ National Fieldays will be held 11-14 June 2014 at Mystery Creek Events Centre. Located just ten minutes from Hamilton, Mystery Creek Event Centre’s purpose built facility is the ideal venue for the largest agricultural expo in the Southern Hemisphere.

The event is proudly supported by strategic partners - ANZ and the University of Waikato.


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