Charolais enthusiasts gathered the week of July 13-17 in Sacramento, California, for the American-International Junior Charolais Association National Junior Show and Leadership Conference. Exhibitors found themselves in the midst of some of the toughest competition in history. Albert Stone, Crossville, Tenn., evaluated the Owned Heifers on July 17 before selecting the champions.

MPO Miss Kayle 8526 Pld, an Oct. 9, 2008 daughter by GWM Texas Riviera 314, exhibited by Matthew Owings, Huntsville, Mo., claimed Division 1 and Grand Champion Female.

Reserve Grand Champion honors went to the Division 1 Reserve Champion, RJB Zelda 813, a Nov. 6, 2008, daughter by WDZ Red Rage 5023 P ET, shown by Cassandra Balvitsch, Ellendale, Minn.


Division 2 Champion: Audrey Hambright, Chapman, Kan., KANZA De La Renta 807, May 1, 2008, by Keys McHenry 24M.

Division 2 Reserve Champion: Hannah Vickland, Longmont, Colo., TR Ms Firewater 8547U, May 2, 2008, by Sparrows Madrid 7M.

Division 3 Champion: Sydney Zehnder, Stanchfield, Minn., CC Katelyn 8107 Pld, March 1, 2008, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET.

Division 3 Reserve Champion: Austin Perry, Prather, Calif., D R Forever Lucy 588, March 17, 2008, by Hoodoo Slasher 1144.

Division 4 Champion: Megan Fink, Randolph, Kan., MF Kisses 7701 SP, Sept. 23, 2007, by LC Suspect 0109 PET.

Division 4 Reserve Champion: Allison Jones, Manhattan, Kan., MF Kisses 7701 T Wind, Sept. 1, 2007, by LT Thundering Wind 5200P.

Cow-Calf Champion: Chelsea Woodcock, Clovis, Calif., CRW Ms Serendipity T25, March 5, 2007, by DR RB Slayer 405. Bull calf, March 23, 2009, by WL Wide Load T22 Pld.

Cow-Calf Reserve Champion: Frank Casey Bradshaw, Twin Falls, Idaho, KASS Porsche R31 ET, March 15, 2005, by Sparrows Madrid 7M. Bull calf, March 10, 2009, by ABC Ponderoso N744 Poll.


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