The Columbia Youth Program was established to recognize youth under 22 years of age who are actively involved in the breeding and promotion of Columbia sheep.
The objective: To encourage youth to select Columbia sheep as a youth project and to retain these youth as active Columbia sheep breeders after they reach adult age.
For more information, please contact the Junior Advisor - Manda Geerts-Davis
43W770 Rowe Rd.
Elburn, IL 60119
2017 National Junior Show - June 8th in Spencer, IA
The 2017 Junior Show will be held June 8th in conjunction with the National Show and Sale in Spencer, Iowa. This year's judge will be Lynn Frey from Granville, North Dakota.
Rules and entry forms can be viewed by clicking the links below. Entries are due May 1st. Late entries will be accepted with late fees charged.
Very successful show in Minot with 30 exhibitors include 8 first timers. 80 sheep entered.
For those members that currently have a senior membership and have children that want to join the Junior Association or juniors that wish to show at the National Junior show only, The Columbia Association has adopted a new junior dues option. For $5.00 any junior can join the Junior Association but will not receive the benefits of a membership in the National Association.
Below is a table comparing different membership options
and the benefits received from each option:
|Cost||Voting Rights||Publication||Directory||Register Sheep||Farm Name||Jr Assoc||Nat Jr Show|
|Jr Dues Only*||$5.00||X||X|
*Junior Dues Only must be paid directly to the Junior Association
Mail to Manda Geerts-Davis