2024 Red Angus Youth Expo: June 9-14, 2024
2024 Red Angus Youth Expo: June 9-14, 2024

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Contests

RAYE Entries Are Open!

Below are a couple of quick steps to help you find the entries:
1. Log into your REDSPro account.
2. Go to the data entry tab and select online.
3. Select manual job and then Red Angus Youth Expo. A title will populate automatically once you select Red Angus Youth Expo.
4. Select start new job.

Photo Contest (Virtual – Open to all JRA members)

The purpose of this contest is to help JRA members increase their photography skills and utilize photography as a creative communication channel.

Contest Materials
Photo Upload Site
Photography Scoresheet

Ad Design Contest

The purpose of this contest is to enable junior members to use creative thinking to design materials that promote the Red Angus breed, Red Angus activities, and the Junior Red Angus Association.

Contest Materials
Ad Design Upload Site
Ad Design Scoresheet
Stock Photos 1-10
Stock Photos 11-19
Stock Photos 20-26

Professional Development Contest

The purpose of this contest is to help JRA members build a résumé and improve their interviewing skills. Job preparation and interviewing skills are important life skills and through participation in this contest, junior members can learn organizational skills, communication skills, and networking skills.

Contest Materials
Professional Development Upload Site
Intermediate Scorecard
Senior Scorecard

Livestock Operational Sales Talk

The purpose of this contest is to give a glimpse of real-life situations of selling and promoting and the importance of communication skills, marketing techniques, and an understanding of the Red Angus breed and the agriculture industry.

Contest Materials
Scenarios (coming soon)
Operational Sales Talk Scoresheet

Livestock Judging Contest

The purpose of this contest is to encourage effective evaluation of cattle and teach juniors how to efficiently make decisions.

Team Fitting Contest

The purpose of this contest is to encourage team participation and communication while preparing an animal for the show ring.

Skill-A-Thon

The purpose of this contest is to educate juniors throughout the week and then test their overall knowledge of Red Angus and the beef industry.

Showmanship

The purpose of this contest is to evaluate juniors on their ability to work with their animals, show them, and present themselves in a professional manner in the show ring.

State Herdsmanship Contest

The purpose of this contest is to encourage unity, togetherness, and teamwork among state juniors in developing and maintaining a display of cattle and stall areas. It also promotes pride and enthusiasm for the state junior organization and rewards those organizations that achieve this purpose.

Contest Materials
State Herdsmanship Scoresheet