American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) Gateway Classic is headed to the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Mo., July 8-13, 2007. The annual event brings together more than 150 youth and 250 head of cattle from across the country. The Heart of America Gelbvieh Association and the Heart of America Gelbvieh Junior Association are hosting the week-long event.
The national event will feature shows for Gelbvieh females and bulls, Balancer females, and Gelbvieh-influenced steers. Additionally, several other educational opportunities are offered including: judging contest, poster contest, sales talk contest, Gelbvieh Beef Quiz Bowl contest, showmanship, photography contest, team fitting contest, impromptu speaking contest, advertising contest, creative writing contest, and a carcass judging contest.
Contestants must be members of AGJA to participate. The ownership deadline for cattle is June 1, 2007 and entries must be received by June 12, 2007. More information can be found at www.gelbvieh.org or by contacting Dana Stewart, Director of Member Services, at 303-465-2333 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.