Seven cattle organizations, along with their youth participants, are planning to make its 20th anniversary a huge success. The Nebraska Junior Beef Expo will be held on Friday, June 2nd, Saturday, June 3rd, and Sunday, 4th, 2017, at the Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska. Northeast Community College is a co-sponsor of this great event. Breeds represented at this event will be Simmental, Red Angus, Charolais, Shorthorn, Maine-Anjou, Chianina and Limousin. Each are responsible in working together to present educational contests and cattle show competitions.
Approximately 80 youth, ages 8 to 21, from these breed associations, will compete for prizes and trophies in various competitions ranging from Sales Talk Competition and Poster/Photography Contests to Judging and Showmanship Contests to Interview/Resume Contests. Each contest, along with Showmanship, is divided into a junior and a senior division. The NJBE committee will check-in over 100 cattle entries that represent these seven breed organizations.
Officers of the board are Denielle Trauernicht- President (402) 239-6767; Stacy Kersten, Vice-President (402) 618-8918; Diane Duren, Sec/Treasurer- (402) 367-2272.