Junior National Hereford Expo

The VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) provides an opportunity for competition of junior members and their cattle projects, along with plenty of events for the entire family.

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Upcoming JHNE’s

2024 JNHE

Grand Island, Nebraska
July 6-12, 2024

2025 JNHE

Louisville, Ky.
July 12-18, 2025

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2024 Lodging Information

Hotel Information

Boarders Inn & Suites
333 Ramada Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68803
Group: Jr National Hereford Expo

Camping Information

Fonner Park
700 E Stolley Park Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68801
308-382-4515 ext 213                 

2024 Tentative JNHE Schedule

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2024 JNHE Judges

The National Junior hereford Association (NJHA) Board of Directors takes great pride in the caliber of judges selected to sift the prestigious JNHE each summer.

JNHE Sponsorship Opportunities

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Vendor Interest Form


Be a Part of the Program

Contests and Education

The National Junior Hereford Association’s (NJHA) mission is to create and promote enthusiasm for the Hereford breed while providing opportunities through education and teamwork, thus ensuring a brighter future for youth and the cattle industry.



Hybrid CHB Cooking Challenge

Advanced Speech Contest

Future Professionals Contest

Hereford Bowl

Hybrid Illustrated Speech

Hybrid Individual Sales

Sales Academy

Judging Contest

Photo Contest

Poster Contest

Showmanship Contest

Team Fitting



The NJHA is an organization devoted to the development of outstanding leadership potential and motivation to seek advanced education. Striving to provide the foundation upon which interested youth can build their future in the agriculture industry, the NJHA offers various awards to its membership.

Exhibitor Resources

State Delegate Guidelines

Member Meeting RSVP

Corn Hole for a Cause

Bridging the Gap RSVP

2024 JNHE Rules & Regulations

Advisor Resources

State Voting Delegate

State Groups Sign Up

Outstanding Junior Member

NJHA Candidate State Nomination

Team Fitting Contest

Hereford Bowl Contest

2024 JNHE Rules & Regulations

JNHE Show Program and Results

View the latest JNHE show program.

Cattle and Contest Results

Cattle Results

Contest & Awards Results