Competition Beyond the Showring

Members of the North American Limousin Junior Association gain leadership skills by competing in education contests during national junior show.

Participation in the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC) extends beyond the showring. Members of the North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) prepare all year to compete in various satellite events to build leadership skills and increase education of Limousin cattle. Entries for contests such as photography, state poster, and magazine advertisement are submitted prior to the national junior show. Other contests including judging, public speaking, team fitting, and cow camp are held throughout the week of the show.

A complete listing of all satellite awards follows.

Photo contest, novice cattle division: Tayhlor Elmore, Okla., first; Austin Hunt, Mo., second; Makayla Masey, Ky., third

Photo contest, junior cattle division: McKenna Richardson, Kan., first; Shane Kendall, N.C., second; Logan Chachere, Texas, third; Lydia Hunt, Mo., fourth; Neecey Blakley, Okla., fifth

Photo contest, intermediate cattle division: Julia Weaber, Ky., first; Drew Wright, Okla., second; Wyatt Kendall, N.C., third; Drake Wood, Mo., fourth; Hannah Ziegler, Ohio, fifth

Photo contest, senior cattle division: Amber Johnson, Minn., first; Brooke Falk, Kan., second; Kelsie Waitt, Ind., third; Anna Johnson, Minn., fourth; Jennifer Friend, W. Va., fifth

Photo contest, novice non-cattle division: Samantha Pecco, Ky., first; Gage Baker, Mo., second; Kylee Gaston, Texas, third; Quade Edwards, Mo., fourth; Quentin Ethington, Ky., fifth

Photo contest, junior non-cattle division: Nikki Keeton, Texas, first; Madeline Ethington, Ky., second; Jaden Linthicum, Okla., third; Collin Ochsner, Colo., fourth; Kylee Kelley, Okla., fifth

Photo contest, intermediate non-cattle division: Kaylee Gum, Kan., first; Ashlyn Ochsner, Colo., second; Riley Smith, Ill., third; Shelby Hubbard, Okla., fourth; Bryce Hewitt, Okla., fifth

Photo contest, senior non-cattle division: Nick Duckett, Iowa, first; Caitlyn Ochsner, Colo., second; Callie Hicks, Ky., third; Mary Dunn, N.C., fourth; Emma Chachere, Texas, fifth

State poster contest: Iowa, first; Illinois, second; North Carolina, third

Magazine advertisement contest, novice division: Kinley Collum, Okla., first; Tucker Parkinson, Texas, second; Makayla Massey, Ky., third; Austin Hunt, Mo., fourth; Kylee Gaston, Texas, fifth

Magazine advertisement contest, junior division: Peyton Collum, Okla., first; McKenna Richardson, Kan., second; Mikah Edwards, Mo., third; Lydia Hunt, Mo., fourth; Nikki Keeton, Texas, fifth

Magazine advertisement contest, intermediate division: Randa Taylor, Texas, first; Drew Wright, Okla., second; Grand Hubbard, Okla., third; Julia Weaber, Ky., fourth; Ashlyn Ochsner, Colo., fifth

Magazine advertisement contest, senior division: Jennifer Friend, W. Va., first; Caitlyn Ochsner, Colo., second; Will Blaydes, Ky., third; Kelsie Waitt, Ind., fourth; Lauren Stowers, Texas, fifth

Limousin judging contest, novice division: Tayhlor Elmore, Okla., first; Warren Whitson, Ky., second; Violet Mitchell, Wisc., third; Quentin Ethington, Ky., fourth; Kelly Shultz, Ga., fifth

Limousin judging contest, junior division: McKenna Richardson, Kan., first; Noah Emery, Ky., second; Jaidyn Wood, Mo., third; Mikah Edwards, Mo., fourth; Chesnie Hewitt, Okla., fifth

Limousin judging contest, intermediate division: Linden Faith Linthicum, Okla., first; Wyatt Kendall, N.C., second; Connor Anderson, Kan., third; Kaylee Gum, Kan., fourth; Drake Wood, Mo., fifth

Limousin judging contest, senior division: Dominic Ruppert, Ill., first; Emma Chachere, Texas, second; Brandon Gilfillan, Ill., third; Lane Eckrote, Ind., fourth; Brooke Falk, Kan., fifth

Limousin judging contest, state teams: Kansas: McKenna Richardson, Connor Anderson, Kaylee Gum, first; Oklahoma: Linden Linthicum, Shelby Hubbard, Bryce Hewitt, second; Missouri: Drake Wood, Cody Heavin, Jaidyn Wood, third

Public speaking, novice division: Keely Shultz, Ga., first; Kinley Collum, Okla., second; Brooke Mitchell, Wisc., third; Tucker Parkinson, Texas, fourth; Violet Mitchell, Wisc., fifth

Public speaking, junior division: Carter Hubbard, Okla., first; Lana Sherry, Okla., second; Nichole Keeton, Texas, third; Collin Ochsner, Colo., fourth; Mikah Edwards, Mo., fifth

Public speaking, intermediate division: Michaela Yandell, Texas, first; Ashlyn Ochsner, Colo., second; Andrew Wright, Okla., third; Grant Hubbard, Okla., fourth; Randa Taylor, Texas, fifth

Public speaking, senior division: Caitlyn Ochsner, Colo., first; Jennifer Friend, W. Va., second; Kelsie Waitt, Ind., third; Brooke Falk, Kan., fourth; Kaitlin Fouts, Ky., fifth

Team fitting: Iowa: Cade Van Vliet, Aaron Linhart, Emma Thoreson, Reece Thoreson, first; Kansas: Chase Ratliff, Tanner Walden, McKenna Richardson, Madison Ratliff, second

Cow camp, junior division: Kansas/Arkansas/Virginia: McKenna Richardson, Eli Swint, Timber Vermillion, Samantha Moore, first; Kansas/Arkansas: Garret Walden, Ani Rexwinkle, Tatum Fuhrman, Truett Vermillion, second

Cow camp, senior division: Kansas: Kaylee Gum, Eva Hinrichsen, Tanner Walden, Garrett Falk, first; Minnesota/South Dakota: Anna Johnson, Amber Johnson, Alexa Montagne, second

State herdsmanship: Large state: Oklahoma; Small state: Arkansas

Virtual carcass contest: Cole Kaufman, Va., champion

Limi Boosters Cook-Off: Texas, first; Oklahoma, second; Kentucky, third; People’s choice winner: Oklahoma

Dick O’Brien Memorial Junior Herdsman Award: Cole Kaufman, Va.

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