Junior Beef Round-Up is usually held the first weekend of August each year at Clemson University's T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena near Clemson, SC. Clemson University's Cooperative Extension Service organizes and coordinates this weekend of beef cattle activities for 4-H/FFA members and their families. In addition to the great camaraderie, there are many opportunities for junior cattlemen to win college scholarships, savings bonds, livestock supplies and show equipment.
2014 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!
The South Carolina Market Steer Project is an educational livestock project that teaches youth not only how to care for, train, and show beef steers but also helps develop valuable life skills.
Georgia Junior Beef Futurity
The 24th Annual Georgia Beef Futurity is scheduled for July 10 - 12, 2014 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry. The Georgia Junior Beef Futurity is hosted cooperatively between Georgia FFA and Georgia 4-H. Members from Southeastern states: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee are also invited to compete. Remember that all entry fees and forms must be complete and received (faxes and postmarks will not be accepted) no later than the close of business of June 10, 2014 to be eligible for competition. There may have been changes made to the rules and regulations and schedule, so be sure to review all of the information.
The Georgia Beef Industry Scholarship Challenge
Participants are either members of the Georgia Junior Cattlemen's Association or juniors from surrounding states that are in high school and/or will be incoming college freshmen in the fall of 2014. The Georgia Beef Industry is providing over $10,000 in scholarships to the students who come and participate (in a teams of 3), in two-day challenge consisting of several stations that designed to test their knowledge on every aspect of the beef cattle business. The 2014 competition will be a cooperative effort between UGA and ABAC and will be hosted by ABAC in Tifton. The contest dates will be March 7th and 8th following the Tifton Bull Sale. Entry forms due February 1, 2014.