Monday, June 14, 2010

Junior National Hereford Expo

I hope everyone is getting excited for the Junior National in Indy this summer! For all state queens preparing to attend, please remember to bring a pillow to sit on in the showring and a pen to keep track of the classes in the show program. If you have not already, please make sure to email Margeaux at margeauxfirestine@gmail to inform her that you will be attending the JNHE as a queen! Below is a schedule of events for the queen program at the Junior National:

Junior National Schedule of Events

Monday, July 5
2 p.m. Queen orientation, Meeting Room #4, Upstairs in Blue Ribbon Pavilion
Dress: casual

7 p.m. Opening ceremonies- be at Showring at 6:30PM to line up to walk in state flag
Dress: official dress, crown and banner required

Tuesday, July 6

7AM- Meet at Farm Bureau Building to be seated
7:30 a.m. National Hereford Women breakfast, Farm Bureau Building
Dress: Official dress, crown and banner required

Wednesday, July 7

8 a.m. Combined steer show followed by national showmanship contest
Showmanship contest, ring 1: senior, intermediate, and senior final
Ring 2: peewee and junior divisions
-Note: attendance not required, Katie will lead this event

Thursday, July 8

7AM- Meet at show ring to set up awards
8 a.m. Cow-calf pairs, bred-and-owned bulls, junior AI bulls, bred-and owned-heifers, junior AI heifers
Dress: official with crown and banner

Friday, July 9

7AM- Photo at Backdrop next to show arena
8 a.m. Begin owned heifer show
6 p.m. Awards dinner and ceremony
Dress: official with crown and banner

Saturday, July 10

7:30AM- Meet at showring to set up awards
8 a.m. Resume owned heifer show