2017 National Junior Angus Show | July 9th-15th, 2017

General Information

Ownership & EARLY Entry Deadline: May 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $60.00
LATE Entry Deadline (ONLINE ONLY): May 16-25, 2017
Entry Fee from May 16-25: $100.

Bedding: Bedding will be provided in both the barns and tie-outs. The entry fee includes the cost of bedding.
Check-In Deadline: Monday, July 10, 8:30 AM ***This has changed!!
Cattle Released: At the conclusion of the show on Saturday, July 15.
Judges: TBA

Schedule

Location - Des Moines, Iowa

TENTATIVE

Sunday - July 9th
All day Cattle may begin arriving, set up stalls and move-in all day
4:00 p.m. Exhibitors Meeting - Pioneer Pavilion
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Check-In and Weigh Carcass Steers - Outdoor Arena
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cattle Check-In - Outdoor Arena
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Contest sign up: Team Sales, Team Fitting, Extempt. Speaking, Judging Contest, Quiz Bowl Turn in: Posters, Scrapbooks, Silent Auction Items - Outdoor Arena

Monday - July 10th
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Varied Industries Building
7:00 a.m. Load out Carcass Cattle - Outdoor Arena
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Cattle Check-In - DEADLINE: 8:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Contest sign up: Team Sales, Team Fitting, Extemp. Speaking, Judging Contest, Quiz Bowl Turn in: Posters, Scrapbooks, Silent Auction Items - Outdoor Arena
7:30 a.m. 5K Check-In - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. 5K Race Start - Varied Industries Building
8:30 a.m. Cattle Check-In Deadline & Contest Sign-up Deadline
9:00 a.m. Candidate/Delegate Meeting - Varied Industries Building
10:00 a.m. Advisors Meeting - Varied Industries Building
10:00 a.m. Queens Luncheon - Youth Inn
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Mentoring Mixer - Outdoor Arena
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Skillathon Contest - Varied Industries Building
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Varied Industries Building
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Weaver Leather Livestock &
Purina Animal Nutrition Educational Clinic - Outdoor Arena
1:00 p.m. Cook-off Information Meeting - Varied Industries Building
1:00 p.m. Contest - Prepared Public Speaking - Varied Industries Building
1:30 p.m. Judge Scrapbooks & Posters - Varied Industries Building
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m Educational Clinic - Outdoor Arena
2:30 p.m. Coloring Session (Youth Age 9 and under) - Varied Industries Building
5:15 p.m. State Line-up and Picture - Pioneer Pavilion
6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies - Pioneer Pavilion
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Junior Social - Sheraton Headquarters
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Adult Social - Sheraton Headquarters

Tuesday - July 11th
7:00 a.m. Angus Foundation Golf Tournament - Legacy Golf Club; Norwalk, IA
7:30 a.m. Career Development Contest - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. Team Fitting Contest - East Arena
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Trade Show Open - Varied Industries Building
10:30 a.m. Zoetis Educational Clinic - Pioneer Pavilion
11:00 a.m. Cattle Judging Contest - Pioneer Pavilion
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Skillathon Contest - Varied Industries Building
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Varied Industries Building
1:00 p.m. Cook-Off Contest - Varied Industries Building
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Educational Clinic - Outdoor Arena
4:00 p.m. NE Banana Splits - Outdoor Arena
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Alltech Educational Clinic - Outdoor Arena
6:00 p.m Annual Meeting of the NJAA - Sheraton Headquarters

Wednesday - July 12th
6:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Trade Show and Silent Auction Open - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. Begin Show - Pioneer Pavilion
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
11:00 a.m. Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest - Begin Prep Time - Varied Industries Building
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Skillathon Contest - Varied Industries Building
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Varied Industries Building
11:30 a.m. Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest - Begin Speeches - Varied Industries Building
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
2:30 p.m. Team Sales Competition - Outdoor Arena
2:30 p.m. Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest - End Time - Varied Industries Building
3:30 p.m. Team Marketing Competition - Varied Industries Building
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sullivan Stock Show University Educational Clinic - Outdoor Arena
4:00 p.m. Auxiliary Activity & Social/Refreshments - Varied Industries Building
5:00 p.m. American Angus Auxiliary Mid-Year Meeting - Varied Industries Building
5:30 p.m. Quiz Bowl Written Test - Varied Industries Building; Meal Area
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sullivan Bootcamp Educational Clinic - Outdoor Arena
7:00 p.m. Tailgate Party / Street Carnival - Varied Industries Parking Lot

Thursday - July 13th
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Trade Show and Silent Auction opens - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. Resume Show - Pioneer Pavilion
Bred-and-Owned Cow-Calf Pairs Owned Cow-Calf Pairs Bred-and-Owned Bulls Steers
Bred & Owned Best Five Head
9:00 a.m. Post Quiz Bowl Final Round Qualifiers - Livestock Office
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Showmanship Check-in - Livestock Office
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
12:00 p.m. Angus Foundation Scholarship Presentation - Pioneer Pavilion
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Varied Industries Building
12:30 p.m. Resume Show - Pioneer Pavilion
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
1:30 p.m. Showmanship Orientation and Photo Session - Pioneer Pavilion
Showmanship Preliminaries immediately following photos - Pioneer Pavilion
5:00 p.m. (TBA) Quiz Bowl Finals - Varied Industries Building

Friday - July 14th
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. Trade Show and Silent Auction opens - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. Resume Show - Pioneer Pavilion
Owned Heifers (Number of divisions shown, will be decided upon check-in)
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
11:00 a.m. Presentation of Advisor of the Year Award
& Honorary Angus Foundation Awards - Pioneer Pavilion
12:00 p.m. NJAS Mentoring Program Autograph Books due - Livestock Office
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Varied Industries Building
12:00 p.m. Angus Foundation Scholarship Presentation - Pioneer Pavilion
12:30 p.m. Resume Show - Pioneer Pavilion
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hospitality Open - Varied Industries Building
4:30 p.m. NJAA Elections - Pioneer Pavilion
6:30 p.m. Dinner - Farm Bureau Picnic Shelter
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. NJAA Awards Program - Pioneer Pavilion
Presentation of the Following Awards: All NJAA Contests; Gold Awards; Crystal Award; Auxiliary, CAB/NJAA, Angus Foundation Scholarships; Introduction of New NJAA Officers and Directors

Saturday - July 15th
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Varied Industries Building
7:00 a.m. NJAA Junior Board Meeting - Livestock Office
8:00 a.m. Trade Show and Silent Auction opens - Varied Industries Building
8:00 a.m. Showmanship Finals and Awards Presentation - Pioneer Pavilion
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hospitality Open - Pioneer Pavilion
9:30 a.m. Resume Show - Pioneer Pavilion
Remainder of Owned Heifers (Jr. Yearling Div. 3, 4, 5 & 6 Champions, Sr. Champion, Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion) Owned Best 5 Head, Announce Premier Breeders,
Sweepstakes Winners and Auxiliary Silver Pitcher Presentations
10:00 a.m. Close Silent Auction - Varied Industries Building
12:00 p.m. Close Trade Show - Varied Industries Building

2017 NJAS Judges

Owned Heifer Judge
Chan Phillips

Bred & Owned Judge
Matt Copeland

Steer Judge
Lacey Robinson

Assistant Owned Judge
Blake Nelson

Assistant Bred & Owned Judge
Matt Leo

Showmanship Judges
Jon Davis, Rick Blanchard,
and Mandy Raithel

Hotels & Camping

Headquarters Hotel:

Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel

1800 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515-223-1800   |   Website
Rate: $129

Ask for American Angus Association rate. Block till June 15, 2017

 

Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus

1050 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-283-0151   |   Website
Rate: $134.95

Ask for National Junior Angus Association rate. Block till June 15, 2017

EconoLodge Inn & Suites

410 E. 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-262-2525   |   Website
Single and Double Rate: $99.00
King Rate: $109
Cancelation Date: July 3rd, 2017

Ask For American Angus Association. Block till June 6, 2017

Quality Inn & Suites

929 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-282-5251   |   Website
King and Double Rate: $109.95
Suite Rate: $139.95
Cancelation Date: June 26th, 2017

Ask For American Angus Association. Block till June 6, 2017

Grounds Map

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fairgrounds map

Archives

NJAS Archives

2016 National Junior Angus Show • July 3-9 • Grand Island, NE
2015 National Junior Angus Show • July 13-18 • Tulsa, OK
2014 National Junior Angus Show • July 6-12 • Indianapolis IN
2013 National Junior Angus Show • July 5-11 • Kansas City, MO
2011 National Junior Angus Show • July 10-16 • Harrisburg, PA
2010 National Junior Angus Show • July 11-17 • Denver, CO
2009 National Junior Angus Show • July 19-25 • Perry, GA
2008 National Junior Angus Show • July 13-19 • Des Moines, IA
2007 National Junior Angus Show • July 1-7 • Tulsa, OK
2006 National Junior Angus Show • July 8-15 • Indianapolis, IN
2005 National Junior Angus Show • July 17-23 • Denver, CO
2004 National Junior Angus Show • July 12-17 • Kansas City, MO
2003 National Junior Angus Show • July 13-19 • Louisville, KY
2002 National Junior Angus Show • July 7-13 • Milwaukee, WI
2001 National Junior Angus Show • July 10-14 • Denver, CO

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