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Anderson and Weldon Top American Royal Junior Show

October 31, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – At the 2023 American Royal Junior Hereford Show on Oct. 21 in Kansas City, Mo., judge Jon DeClerck, College Station, Texas, sorted 89 females to find the grand champion, TLAC Miss Lucky Roller 2011K. 

TLAC Miss Lucky Roller 2011K is owned by Lauren and Hunter Anderson, Algona, Iowa. She was named champion spring yearling female and is a March 24, 2022, daughter of CH High Roller 756 ET. 

Reserve champion female honors were awarded to GCC ML Cruella 800K ET, owned by Ella Weldon, Piedmont, Okla. The April 25, 2022, daughter of KLD RW Marksman D87 ET was also named reserve champion spring yearling female.

“For you breeders standing ringside and everyone involved in these cattle, I got to give you a heartfelt, ‘Thank you.’” DeClerck said before selecting the grand champion female. “Thank you for bringing these things to me. It has been so much fun to judge cattle of this caliber.”

To view complete results of the 2023 American Royal National Hereford Show, visit 


The American Hereford Association, with headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., is one of the largest U.S. beef breed associations. The not-for-profit organization along with its subsidiaries — Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC, Hereford Publications Inc. (HPI) and American Beef Records Association (ABRA) — provides programs and services for its members and their customers, while promoting the Hereford breed and supporting education, youth and research. For press releases and photos, visit