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.
Mentor — 3 pts.
Protégé — 1 pt.
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.
Creative Design Winner — Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Extemporaneous Speech — Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Hereford Bowl — Junior & Senior Divisions
Illustrated Speech — 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 Marketing — Junior & Senior Divisions
Contest Points System: 1st= 10 pts.; 2nd = 5 pts.; 3rd = 3 pts.; Participation = 1 pt.
If you’re planning to send Christmas greetings this year, consider Hereford-themed Christmas cards available through online ordering. Information about the cards is available at Hereford.org/ChristmasCards.
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Steve Lambert, Oroville, Calif. was announced as the new president of the American Hereford Association (AHA) during the Annual Membership Meeting in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 2. Selected to serve as the 2014 AHA vice president was Eric Walker, Morrison, Tenn. Delegates elected three new Directors during the membership meeting. Terri Barber, Austin, Texas; Dave Bielema, Ada, Mich.; and Joe Van Newkirk, Oshkosh, Neb., will serve four-year terms on the 12-member Board.