FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Woolstenhulme Micah G 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
8/21/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol UNITED FIRE GROUP INC [UFCS]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
118 2ND AVE SE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
VP /
(Street)
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52401      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock  9393  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy)   (1) 5/20/2030  Common Stock  5345.0  $26.68  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  This option grant vests one-third on each of the first three anniversaries of the 5/20/2020 grant date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Woolstenhulme Micah G
118 2ND AVE SE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52401


VP

Signatures
/s/ Micah G. Woolstenhulme 11/6/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date