Members of the North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) participated in the showmanship contest at the 2016 Kentucky Cattle Drive National Junior Limousin Show and Congress. The contest is sponsored by Sullivan Supply/Stock Show U and was held July 13, 2016. The father-daughter duo of Carl Griffiths and Emily Griffiths, both of Kendallville, Ind. evaluated the juniors’ showmanship skills. There were 173 contestants in the event.
Novice Champion: Keely Schultz, Danielsville, Ga.
Novice Finalists: Brooke Mitchell, Boscobel, Wis., Lilyanna Portwood, Versailles, Ky., Tucker Parkinson, Levelland, Texas, Samantha Pecco, Morehead, Ky., Bentley London, Collinsville, Texas, Ella Baker, Fulton, Mo., Quentin Ethington, Lancaster, Ky., Warren Whitson, Olmstead, Ky., Addison McWhorter, Castle Rock, Colo.
Junior Champion: Logan Chachere, Dayton, Texas
Junior Finalists: Jacob Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas, Samantha Moore, Raphine, Va., Reese Thoreson, Knoxville, Iowa, Garrett Walden, Tonganoxie, Kan., Carter Hubbard, Miami, Okla., Shane Kendall, Magnolia, N.C., Jaidyn Wood, Lees Summit, Mo., Mikah Edwards, Fair Grove, Mo., Peyton Collum, Guthrie, Okla.
Intermediate Champion: Eva Hinrichsen, Westmoreland, Kan.
Intermediate Finalists: Lindsey Gulotta, Spirit Lake, Iowa, Abigail Tipton, Greenback, Tenn., Ashlyn Ochsner, Kersey, Colo., Wyatt Kendall, Magnolia, N.C., Kaylee Gum, Pittsburgh, Kan., Riley Smith, Macomb, Ill., Shelby Hubbard, Miami, Okla., Julia Weaber, Harrodsburg, Ky., Linden Faith Linthicum, Welch, Okla.
Senior Champion: Klay Beisly, Nevada, Mo.
Senior Finalists: Devan Cox, Coatesville, Ind., Lonnie Thomas, Boonsboro, Md., Layton Schur, Plainview, Texas, Caitlyn Ochsner, Kersey, Colo., Cody Heavin,Springfield, Mo., Chase Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan., Will Blaydes, Midway, Ky., Grant Hubbard, Miami, Okla., Tanner Walden, Tonganoxie, Kan.