The GKB Super States Contest was designed to reward the state junior associations for their members' involvement in the contests and exhibition of their cattle throughout the week at the Junior National Hereford Expo.
There will be two divisions based on the number of cattle that are physically entered at the JNHE. The divisions are: Division 1) Less than 25 head; Division 2) 25 head or more.
Points are awarded to the top three placings of the individuals or teams (depending on the contest). In the case where a contest has more than one division, points will be awarded for each division, unless otherwise specified.
Grand Champion — 10 pts.
Reserve Grand Champion — 5 pts.
Division Champion — 10 pts.
Reserve Division Champion — 5 pts.
Class Winner — 3 pts.
State Group of 5 Winner — 10 pts.
**Division champions will include champion standard and bred and owned cow-calf pair and champion prospect and progress steer.
**Reserve division champions will include reserve champion standard and bred and owned cow-calf pair and reserve champion prospect and progress steer.
National Director — 5 pts.
NJHA Candidate — 3 pts.
Herdsman Nominee — 5 pts.
State Queen — 3 pts.
**Queens must be actively participating in JNHE
1st — 10 pts.
2nd — 9 pts.
3rd — 8 pts.
4th — 7 pts.
5th — 6 pts.
6th — 5 pts.
7th — 4 pts.
8th — 3 pts.
9th — 2 pts.
10th — 1 pt.
Extemporaneous Speech — Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Hereford Bowl — Junior & Senior Divisions
Illustrated Speech — Junior, Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Individual Sales - Peewee, Junior, Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Judging Contest — Peewee, Junior, Intermediate & Senior TEAMS ONLY; No participation points will be given
Peewee Speech — 1 pt. per entry
Photography — Peewee, Junior, Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Poster Contest — Peewee & Junior Divisions
Team Sales — Peewee, Junior & Intermediate Divisions
Contest Points System: 1st= 10 pts.; 2nd = 5 pts.; 3rd = 3 pts.; Participation = 1 pt.
Steer exhibitors at the 2016 Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) must submit DNA for their steers by April 1, before they can enter for the show (according to new AHA rule, all steers must have a basic DNA test on file at the association). Once exhibitors have received the DNA results, the exhibitor can then ENTER his or her steer for the JNHE.
Congratulations to Hereford breeders who exhibited at the 2016 National Western Stock Show.
Check out these result links:
The Spring 2016 Hereford expected progeny differences (EPDs) are now online. Click here to search the new data. Updated Trends and Trait Leader reports are also posted online. Learn more about the new carcass weight (CW) EPD.