All American

2017 All American National Junior Show
July 3-8, 2017 • Texarkana, AR
Four States Fairgrounds

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Holiday Inn & Arkansas Convention Center
5200 Convention Plaza Drive
Texarkana, AR 71854
817-216-2000
Single & Double Rooms: $69.00/night

Code: AJB Cut Off: June 19, 2017

 

Best Western Inn & Suites
5219 Crossroads Parkway
Texarkana, AR 71854
870-774-1534
King Standard: $70.00/night
King Suite: $75.00/night
Double Queen: $79.00/night

Cut Off: June 2, 2017

General Information about the “All American”

 

CATTLE SHOW

The main event of the All American consists of two days of cattle exhibition where youth have the opportunity to exhibit both bulls and females in their respective divisions.

BRED & OWNED SHOW

This competition gives AJBA members a chance to produce their own champions. In this show, members exhibit cattle that they have bred and raised themselves.

F-1 FEMALE SHOW

The F-1 Female Show will give AJBA members a chance to exhibit Golden Certified/Certified F-1 females at the All American. F-1 females MUST be certified through the ABBA F-1 Program Certificate Option and Certificates MUST be in the exhibitors name prior to May 1, 2017. For the complete list of guidelines view the 2017 All American entry packet.

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

Over $50,000 in awards and scholarships are given at the All American. Scholarships are based on applicants’ scholastic merit, financial need, leadership, citizenship and participation in agriculture. Scholarships, as well as the Shawnee Bailey memorial award, are presented at the All American Awards Banquet.

SHOWMANSHIP

To become champion showman, youth must display their animal to its best potential, practice good sportsmanship and prove their knowledge and experience of proper show ring etiquette.

CONTEST

The All American isn’t just a cattle show, it is an all-around youth competition. Along with the cattle exhibition events, the All American provides an opportunity for youth, to demonstrate skills in different areas. The AJBA provides the following additional contests:
Queen & Princess
Photography
Poster
Public Speaking
Herdsman Quiz
Quiz Bowl
Sponsorship
Herdsmanship
Sales Talk
Better Beef