MT. Members of the American Junior Simmental Association are gearing up for the North Central Regional Classic being held June 13-16, in Kearney, Nebraska, and hosted by the Nebraska Simmental Association.
Representing nine states, nearly 100 junior members with a total of 148 head of cattle will be in attendance to participate in a variety of beef industry-related competitions. AJSA members are divided into novice, junior, and senior divisions according to their age and then given the opportunity to showcase their skills in various categories, including: cattlemen's quiz, public speaking, sales talk, judging contest, cattle show, and showmanship. The Regional classics are designed to provide competition and a learning experience to junior members throughout the nation and are patterned after ASA's National Classic.
Additional Regional classics will be held in the following locations: Eastern, Lawrenceville, GA, June 13-16; Western, Moses Lake, WA, June 18-20; South Central, Springfield, MO, June 20-23. The National Classic will be taking place in Louisville, KY, July 9-15.
For more information on the North Central Regional Classic, contact Diane Duren, Executive Director for the Nebraska Simmental Association, at 402-542-2119.