Junior Encouragement Award

Centralian Beef Breeders Association Rabobank Junior Encouragement Award

Centralian Beef Breeders Association with support from Rabobank will once again encourage young people aged 8 to 18 years in the Beef Industry by awarding one recipient,$1000 , which goes toward them attending a heifer show interstate.

Details of how to enter this section (entry is not automatic) please contact our Cattle Secretary Sheri Fogarty. 

Phone: (08) 8956 0920  Email: palmervalleystation@bigpond.com


Rabobank Junior Encouragement Award Guidelines

Sponsorship to attend a Heifer Show

1. Children must nominate for the award with parents’ consent and be aged between 8-18 years of age. 

2. Is a local entrant. 

3. Not necessarily the best at showing but tries really hard. 

4. Has knowledge of the beast. 

5. Exhibitors of animals at the show shall at all times deport themselves with honesty and good sportsmanship. 

6. Their conduct in this competitive environment shall always reflect the highest standards of honour and dignity to promote the advancement of agricultural events. 

7. Junior exhibitors are expected to care for and groom their animals while at the show. 

8. Dress neatly and look like a livestock exhibitor. 

9. Be alert and aware of the judge. 

10. Remain calm, be patient, and never get discouraged or lose your temper. 

11. Congratulate the class winners and those who stood ahead of you, or be a gracious winner and encourage those who stood below. Helps other competitors. 

12. Leave the ring after giving their best effort. Has a good try. 

13. Keen to learn, learns from mistakes, watches other exhibitors, and improves their skills. 

14. This award is expected to be spent within 3 years of it being awarded. 

15. It is expected that a report of how the money was used to improve your skills is sent to the CBBA and Rabobank after your event. 

Jamie Hayes receiving the 2016 Rabobank Jr Encouragement Award from Barry Gerschwitz, Rabobank, Darwin and Judge Shane Perry, “Strathfield Droughtmaster Stud” Clermont QLD.