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
7643 E. Sandwich Rd
Hinckley, IL 60520
2018 Junior National Columbia Show - Gillette, WY June 11-16th
The 2018 Junior Show will be held June 14th in conjunction with the National Show and Sale in Gillette, Wyoming at the Cam-Plex
Entries are due May 1st. Late entries will be accepted with late fees charged.
The Junior CSBA National Show Schedule looks like this:
WEDNESDAY June 13th
8 am -- sheep must be in place at the CamPlex
8:30-9:30 am -- Junior Check-In
10 am-Noon -- Fitting Contest
Noon -- Ice Cream Social
12:30 pm -- Fitting Contest Awards
THURSDAY June 14t h
9:00 am -- Jr. Sheep Show
after Jr. sheep show -- Junior Association meeting for all Jr. members
after meeting -- Skill-A-Thon
6 pm -- Eat at host barbeque
6:30 pm -- Leave for off grounds activity
FRIDAY June 15 th
8 am -- Futurity Comeback Show
6:30 pm -- Pizza Party sponsored by the CSBA
6:30 pm -- CSBA Banquet—Jr. scholarships, Skill-a-Thon and
Jr. Sheep Show awards presented
SATURDAY June 16th
10 am -- Futurity Awards
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