KANSAS CITY, Mo.– The Mid-Atlantic Hereford Association is hosting the 1st Annual Fall Round-Up Junior Hereford Show. The junior show will be held in Harrisonburg, Va., Nov. 10, beginning at 3 p.m. The show will follow the Mid-Atlantic Fall Bonanza Hereford Sale that starts at 11 a.m. “This show was organized to create the largest junior Hereford show east of the Mississippi River,” said Ken Worley, show organizer. “The Mid-Atlantic Hereford breeders have been enthusiastic in support and organizing this junior event.”
The show will include owned heifers, bred-and-owned heifers and steers. More than 130 head of Hereford cattle have been entered in the inaugural show with exhibitors representing more than eleven states. Juniors will walk away with not only pride and encouragement from participating in this quality event but, sponsors have gone above and beyond to offer quality awards to participating juniors. Grand champion award winners will each receive $750 in cash premiums. Reserve grand champion award winners will each receive $375 in cash premiums. The grand champion steer will receive a $500 cash award and the reserve grand champion steer will receive $250 cash. Class winners will also receive $100 with generous premiums paid to all exhibitors.
Juniors who are able to purchase a heifer in the Fall Bonanza Hereford Sale will be able to show their new purchase in the show immediately following. Junior exhibitors will also have the opportunity to participate in showmanship competition. The judge for the Mid-Atlantic Fall Round-Up Junior Hereford Show is Bob Goble, manager of Ridgeview Farm, Alto, Mich.
For more information about the Mid-Atlantic Fall Round-Up Junior Hereford Show you may contact: Bob Schaffer at (540) 582-9234 or Ken Worley (276) 944-3458.