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.
• Fall 2015 Data Deadline — All birth, weaning, yearling and ultrasound data must be submitted by June 1 to be included in the fall 2015 evaluation.
• "The Momma" Photo Contest — Submissions are now being accepted for the June photo contest with the theme "The Momma." For submission guidelines and monthly themes, log on to Hereford.org. For more information about the contest, e-mail email@example.com.
• JNHE Entries — The final entry deadline is June 1. Visit the JNHE Entry page for more information. Also due are photo contest entries and advisor of the year nominations.
• Hereford Heritage Hall of Fame and Hereford Hall of Merit — for more information on how to nominate deserving individuals for the 2015 induction at the AHA Annual Meeting in November, contact Anne Stuart at 816-842-3757.
The nominating committee is requesting volunteers who are willing to serve a four-year term on the AHA board of directors. They encourage interested members and state leaders to contact them regarding prospective candidates within their state and region.
This year’s nominating committee includes:
Chairman Marty Lueck, Mountain Grove, Mo., 417-838-1482
Kevin Jensen, Courtland, Kan., 785-243-6397
Bill King, Stanley, N.M. 505-220-9909
Norris Fowler, Jonesville, S.C., 864-219-0182
Bob Morrison, Lexington, Ohio, 419-362-4471
Do you need help with the new online registry system, MyHerd.org? Or would like to see how the new system works before signing up? Join the MyHerd team for a webinar on how to get started with MyHerd.org. Participants will learn about the customized home screen for pedigree and performance members. The team will demonstrate how to register calves in real-time and transfer owned animals electronically. This is also an opportunity to ask questions and get virtual help.
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