2021 BOP entries now open!

Updated: Nov 17, 2020

Entries for the 2021 Bay of Plenty Young Grower Competition are now open. If you or someone you know are thinking of entering, get in early to secure a spot. The competition is a great way to test your horticultural skills, learn new skills and build your professional network.


Whoever wins the Bay of Plenty competition will move on to the national finals in Wellington, where they will go head-to-head with other finalists from around the country.


Click here for more information and to enter.



Dates for 2021:

The Competition Day - Thursday 18 February at the Te Puke A&P Showgrounds

The Gala Dinner & Awards Evening - Thursday 18 February at Zespri International, Mount Maunganui


About the competition:

Melissa van den Heuvel, an Industry Systems Associate at NZ Avocado, won the Bay of Plenty Young Grower for 2020. Click here to read more.