Industry Scholarship Challenge
Attention Juniors and
Seniors in High School and Parents:
or Prizes...... For all participants.
Sound too good to be
true? It's not.
"BUT"? Is ONLY to pay the registration fee and sign up by
The Georgia Junior Cattlemen's Association is
again sponsoring a great contest and scholarship opportunity. The 5th
Annual Beef Industry Scholarship Challenge will be Saturday, May 9, 2009 at
in Tifton, Ga. High school juniors and seniors from
any state in NCBA's Region II (GA, AL, MS, LA, FL, NC, SC, and TN) are
invited to enter the competition. Ten teams will be accepted in the
competition, with preference given to Georgia residents. Teams
will consist of three members and can be juniors and/or seniors in high
school as of January 1, the year of the competition. Juniors may
compete again as seniors unless they are on the first place team. Team
members do not need to be from the same high school or county.
The Beef Industry Scholarship Challenge is a
unique contest that focuses on the student's knowledge and skills in all
areas of beef production management. Teams will work through 10
challenging stations in a 25-minute rotation. The 10 stations include
handling and health, nutrition, marketing, seedstock merchandising,
keep-cull replacement heifers, job interview, beef industry issues,
reproduction, beef management challenge, and credit and finance.
Scholarships are as follows: 1st place team,
$3000; 2nd, $2100; 3rd, $1500; 4th, $900; 5th, $750; 6th, $600; 7th, $450;
8th, $300; 9th, $200; 10th, $200. The entry fee is $200 per team for Georgia
residents and $250 per team for non-Georgia residents. Two meals and
mementos are provided to all participants. All Georgia residents must be
current members of GJCA. The entry deadline is March 15, 2009. For
more information and team entry forms see the GJCA website at gabeef.org
under Contests/Events. For questions, contact Dana Ham, Georgia
Junior Cattlemen's Association, at 478-474-6560 or [log in to unmask].