Columbia Sheep Breeders Association of America

Columbias - The Best in the Barn!

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

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.


Entry Form

Scholarship Application

Junior Minutes -2016 Annual Meeting

Junior members met in Minot to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the Association.  Please click to read the minutes from their meeting.  
2016-17 Jr. Association Board of Directors
President - Mauren Thiesen, MN
Vice President - Keegan Lantzy, IN
Secretary - Maesyn Thiesen, MN
Treasurer - Katie Schmitt, MO
Directors - Lance Pitt, UT; Elizabeth Thiesen, IA 
Ambassador - Kenadi Bredahl, ND

2016 Diamond Jubilee Junior Show results

Very successful show in Minot with 30 exhibitors include 8 first timers.  80 sheep entered.

2016 JR Results

Junior Dues

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 RightsPublicationDirectoryRegister SheepFarm NameJr AssocNat Jr Show
Sr Membership $50.00 XXXX  
Jr Membership $15.00  XXX X
Jr Dues Only* $5.00      XX

*Junior Dues Only must be paid directly to the Junior Association
Mail to Manda Geerts-Davis

Past Junior Shows/Minutes

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Nov 14 at 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM