The “30th Xtravaganza” 2006
National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC) was July 9-14 in Lawton, Okla.
The event featured some of the Limousin breed's most competitive shows and challenging
satellite events, including photography, public-speaking and cattle-judging contests
and the Limousin Beef Cook-Off. Nearly 260 North American Limousin Junior Association
(NALJA) members also enjoyed the opportunity to become acquainted with other
Limousin enthusiasts from the 25 states represented.
Five NALJA members from Mississippi traveled to Oklahoma for the show.
• Wyatt Herrington, Ellisville, participated in the judging
contest and Cow Camp.
• Colton Dearman, Leakesville, participated in the judging,
photography and public-speaking contests; Cow Camp; and team fitting.
• Ethan Hodges, Leakesville, placed third in the Intermediate
Division photography contest. He also participated in the judging and team-fitting
contests and Cow Camp.
• Cheyenne Ladner, Picayune, participated in the judging,
photography and public-speaking contests and Cow Camp.
• Ty Ladner, Picayune, placed fifth in the Junior Division
photography contest. He also participated in the judging and public-speaking
contests, Cow Camp, and team fitting.
The North American Limousin Foundation (www.nalf.org),
headquartered in Englewood, Colo., provides programs and services – including genetic evaluation of 5,000
active sires – to nearly 4,000 members and their commercial customers. The
Limousin breed and its Lim-Flex® hybrid lead the beef industry in muscle-growth
efficiency and ideally complement British breeds.