State Theme Display

  1. The purpose of this contest is to encourage cooperation, fellowship and teamwork among state juniors in developing and maintaining a display of cattle and stall area. It also promotes pride and enthusiasm for the state junior organization and rewards those organizations that achieve this purpose.

  2. The contest is held Tuesday-Thursday of the North American Junior Red Angus Event.

  3. The contest will be a people choice award based on a popular vote ballot. Ballots are due to the show office by 5pm on Thursday. Ballots will be provided in each exhibitor packet.  Participants are not eligible to vote for their own state.

  4. States are judged on the following criteria:
    1. Aisle & bedding (cleanliness and general appearance)
    2. Animals (clean and well-groomed)
    3. Equipment, boxes, signs, etc. (well arranged, attractive and general appearance)
    4. Personnel attending cattle (neat appearance, knowledgeable, friendly, teamwork, enthusiasm)
    5. Promotion of association, state, Red Angus or beef.

  5. The actual state booth space cannot exceed a 10x10 area. The emphasis in the scoring is placed on cleanliness and general appearance of the aisle and how the animals are maintained.

  6. You may have signs for your junior state association.

  7. Farm signs or farm stall cards are not allowed, only stall cards provided at the show are allowed. Stall Cards will be provided at check-in. If farm signs or farm stall cards are used, the exhibitor will receive one warning to remove.  If the farm signs or farm stall cards remain displayed, the state will be immediately disqualified from the completion. The exhibitor will run the risk of disciplinary action for a violation which may include but not be limited to the removal of all awards (animal show as well as satellite events), removal of premium money, and permanent disqualification from the current and future NAJRAE events.