February 2020
Your Official News Source of NAJRAE!
Magical Madison
The Senior Board and Junior Boards are working diligently on the 2020 Event to assure it will be a magical experience for one and all.

We have posted the rule book and satellite event changes on the website. Be sure to check them out!

The Future is Calling Online Sale
Breeding season will be here before you know it. Are you in need of high quality semen or embryos to take this breeding season to the next level? Then you need to mark you calendar February 20 th and tune into SC Online Sales for The Future is Calling benefit auction. In the past we have had this sale during the NAJRAE Adult Social but this year we thought we would change it up a bit. We are very excited for what we have. Outstanding embryo lots from Hafer Cattle Company, Harmony Hill, Polzin Cattle, 9 Mile Ranch, Northline Red Angus, Smoky Y, Veto Valley and extraordinary semen from 6 Mile, P Bar S and Niobrara Red Angus.
Click below for a direct link to the sale!

Sponsorships Available
Fundraising for the 2020 NAJRAE is underway. We have already received some great donations from Wahl Clippers, Boviteq, Show-Rite and Kent Feeds. There are still lots of opportunities to be apart of this great junior event. This year we want to do more to recognize those who help make this show such a memorable part of our junior’s summer. Click below to see all of the new offerings we have! If you have any questions or would like to donate please reach out to Dene Sweeney 316.201.8135 or Cassie Johnson 712.490.5397.

Junior Board Happenings
The NJARAE Jr Board of Directors have been working on many different things and projects to prepare for this years show. At our recent meetings, we discussed what the teams have been working on. The Communications Team has been posting “get to know the Jr Board member” videos and made post about each member. The Team has also been posting about the upcoming online Frozen Genetic sale which is February 20th. Other teams such as the Awards, Fundraising, and Show / Events have been working on different things with in each individual team. We have many exciting things coming up with in the next few weeks and everyone should stay tuned and be on the lookout for announcements on facebook and instagram to see what’s in store for NAJRAE 2020. 
Reba Prather
Calling All State Royalty
Our Queen Callie Hicks has been working on improving NAJRAE's Royalty! This year, state royalty will be invited to be more active during the NAJRAE.

They will be asked to wear their crown and sash during opening ceremonies, Banquet, and the following events. They are asked to attend to royalty tea with national candidates. State Royalty will assist in with Queen Callie on her service project and state Royalty will assist in Peewee cookie decorating/ Princess Day. And finally, the State Royalty will assist National Royalty in distribution of show awards on show days!

If you are interested in running for the NAJRAE Queen or Princess, be sure to check the NAJRAE Website!

Owned Judge Announced!
We are pleased to announce Tim Fitzgerald from West Grove, Pennsylvania has signed on to judge the Owned Show on July 4! Tim's favorite part of the livestock industry is to interact and educate young men and women across the United States on enjoying the livestock industry, as well as, that hardwork and dedication will eventually pay off in achieving their goals.Tim graduated from Oklahoma State University and while attending OSU, he was a member of the National Champion Livestock Judging Team in addition to the World Champion Quarter Horse Judging Team and the Meats Judging Team. Read more about Tim on the NAJRAE website.
Keep Up with the Board
For the latest news on what the Senior Board is
working on, be sure to follow the minutes on the

  • February 20 - NAJRAE Frozen Genetics Fundraiser
  • April 1 - Entries Open
  • May 15 - Entry and Ownership Deadline
  • May 25 - Late Entry Deadline
  • June 1 - Photography Entries Due Online
  • June 29-July 4 NAJRAE