2020 NSR Summer Type Conference and NJSA National Junior Show
2020 NSR Summer Type Conference
NJSA National Junior Show
will be held July 6-11, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. For health rules and regulations, click
. The deadline to record STC and NJS litters and make transfers without rush fees is Wednesday, June 24. All NJSA scholarship recipients will be announced Wednesday, July 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time via Facebook Live on the NJSA Facebook page. For all NJS show information, click
. For all STC show information, click
NJSA National Junior Show Contest Information
All information regarding NJSA National Junior Show Contests can be found
. Details regarding contests registration will be made on Thursday, June 25. The NJSA Virtual Skillathon Contest will open on Monday, June 29 and close Tuesday, June 30 at midnight Eastern Time. There will be a separate contests and separate links for the Novice, Junior, Intermediate and Senior Divisions. Links will be available on Monday, June 29
. The NJSA and Team Purebred National Junior Show Virtual Livestock Judging Contest will open Monday, June 29 and close Friday, July 3. The contest will be held on
Judge 2 Win
. For more information, click
In order to be eligible for NJSA Sweepstakes Awards, exhibitors MUST compete in both the NJSA Virtual Skillathon Contest and NJSA and Team Purebred Virtual Livestock Judging Contest.
For more questions regarding the NJSA National Junior Show Contests, click
or contact NSR Director of Education and Outreach Nicole Hall at
NJSA and Team Purebred National Junior Show Trailer Spot Auction
On Wednesday, June 24 the NJSA and Team Purebred will be selling 50 premier spots in the National Junior Show trailer unloading line. These premier spots allow you to arrive to the fairgrounds right as the unloading process begins, but still be one of the first 50 trailers in the barn. Bid and purchase your trailer spot on
Showpig.com/The Pig Planet
on Wednesday, June 24. For more information and to view the lots, click
or contact NSR V.P. of Operations Ellen Knauth at
Get The Pig Place Gear Delivered to NJS
Shop The Pig Place from June 20-28 and have your purchases delivered to the show! Use code NJS2020. Remember, these purchases will not be shipped. They will only be delivered to the National Junior Show. To shop, click
NSR Summer Type Conference Judges
Duroc Judge: Blane Olson, Ill.
Hampshire Judge: Ben Olsen, S.D.
Landrace Judge: David Korb, Ohio
Yorkshire Judge: Seth Swenson, Ill.
Crossbred Boar Judge: Chad Day, Ind.
NJSA National Junior Show Judges
Hampshire & Yorkshire Gilts: Kelton Mason, Texas
Duroc & Landrace Gilts: Brandon Ogle, Ill.
Hampshire & Yorkshire Barrows: Ryan Sites, Okla.
Duroc & Landrace Barrows: Brock Herren, Okla.
Crossbred Gilts: Ben Bobell, Ill., & Andy Rash, Ill.
Monday, July 6: Unloading and Check In
Tuesday, July 7: Showmanship, Crossbred Barrow Show and Crossbred Gilt Show
Wednesday, July 8: Purebred Barrow Show
Thursday, July 9: Purebred Gilt Show
Friday, July 10: NSR, CPS and ABA Open Show
Saturday, July 11: NSR, CPS and ABA Open Sale