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.
Plan to join us in Kansas City Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Hereford enthusiasts from across the U.S. will enjoy three days of events and activities including educational forums, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal. For more information including the schedule of events and hotel reservations, go to AHA Annual Meeting.
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the cost of the basic DNA profile also known as a parentage SNP profile will increase to $38. The cost of GE-EPD (genomic-enhanced expected progeny difference) tests and combination packages of GE-EPD test with the basic DNA profile or horn/poll tests will remain the same as they have been since late 2014.
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