Tennessee River Youth Federation

         Winter Federation - Jan 27, 2018



Health & Temperance 2018 

Deadline:  January 8

Extended to January 14 @ 6:00 p.m. 

Health & Temperance Competition will be held at Winter Federation.  Go to the Health and Temperance Page for rules,  guidelines, and fees for media, posters, jingles, and orations. 

First place winners will compete at Youth Congress. 

DO NOT have to be a delegate to compete at Youth Congress. 


Afternoon Activity - Madison Mission

183 Shelton Road, Madison AL

Dynamic Praise mini concert and The Cut/Food Edition 

The Cut/Food Edition - Churches will need a team of 4-5 youth.  At least one member should be a tween. Each team should have a team name, be energetic, and be good food preparers!!!  You are not required to know how to cook.

Each team should bring a blender, extension cord, and easel to participate. 

Looking for the first 8 teams to register.  Please send email to TRYF.pres@gmail.com.  Winning team brings home TRYF church participation trophy.   

(First Church/Huntsville was the 2017 winner!!!)  

Food Cut Teams Regisered:  Athens Trinity, First Church, Madison Mission, Orchard Park, Oakwood, New Life Mount Calvary 



Evening Activity - YMCA ($5 Admission)

Basketball & Volleyball Competitions and More!!! 

All youth and children must have a waiver!! 

Hogan Family YMCA - 130 Park Square Lane, Madison AL

We will also have volleyball competitions.  Sign up your church teams!!  Each team consists of 6 players.!!

Deadline to register teams is Monday, January 22.  


Basketball, volleyball, racquetball, zumba, rock wall, children's playground

Swimming (ladies should wear 1-piece bathing suits) 

Game Room (pool, ping pong, foosball, x-box)

Waiver Form must be completed for all participants.  Chaperones can put all youth on one form.  Families can put all children on one form.  Every youth should be included on a form for entrance into the facility.  Waiver form will be on website soon. 


 Concessions - Will be Sold.

Churches (first 4 registered) will be able to do a concession fundraiser.  Table cost is $75.  Deadline to register is January 14 @ 6:00 p.m.  Each church should sell something different.  Checks for concession tables should be postdated by January 22.  Send to T. Bowman 2 Brown Tulip Drive, Huntsville AL  35824.   Church checks prepared after January 22 should be brought to the YMCA and given to treasurer (Betsy Parham) prior to set up.

1.   Oakwood (hotdogs & nachos)

2.   Trinity/Athens (egg rolls. popcorn, skins, chips)

3.   Madison Mission - Bake Sale

4.    New Life/Huntsville - (Burgers & Candy)

**Federation - Drinks 


Bible Bowlers 2018

Deadline :  January 5 

Extended to - January 29

You must register your teams now and pay registration fees by January 29.  See Bible Bowl Page for registration form. 

Youth Congress 2018 - March 15-18

Federation Dues - Pay by April 30, 2018





 Click here for Church Dues Letter

Fund Raiser Ideas                


    Listed below are great Fundraiser ideas.  Click on link
    (above in red) and go to page numbers given or see
    additional ideas in book.
      Food Ideas
Noodles & Doodles - Page 7
Dessert Cafe Play - Page 8
    Service Based
Service-Based Scholarships - Page 13
        Babysitting Night - Page 14
        Carwash & Sponsors - Page 15 - Donation Sheet
Coin Change Bottles - Page 14 
144 Envelopes - Page 17
Church Yellow Pages - Page 31 
   More fundraising Ideas below!!!
 Additional Fundraising Ideas beyond 101 Fundraising        Ideas given above include:
    1.  Guess Your Shoe Size -  Pay $1-$3 for every size that the  
         guesser is away from your correct shoe size.   
   2.  Fish Fry!!!
   3.  Scratch Cards - Whatever amount donor scratches is received as
        the fundraiser.  Cards usually range between $1-$3 dollars.   
   4.  Door Knobs -  Donor will donate $1 for each door knob in their
   5.  Work for Pay -  Youth will do odd jobs (clean garage, mow grass,
        wash windows, etc).
   6.  Sponsor Letters  

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