Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association
2017 WJHA Board
Front left to right: Bailey Jones, Annah Dobson, Brttany Renn, Victoria Hanson, Andrea Schlieckau. Back left to right: BJ Jones, Riley Jones, Connor Dobson, Lauren Jones, Taylor Chwala, Jordan Renn.
President: Bailey Jones, Darlington
Vice President: Annah Dobson, Johnson Creek
Secretary: Brittany Renn, Hartland
Treasurer: Victoria Hanson
Member Secretary: Lauren Jones
Reporter: Andrea Schlieckau
Director: Riley Jones
Director: Connor Dobson
Director: Taylor Chwala
Director: Jordan Renn
Advisor: Dr. BJ Jones,
BJ Jones Named Advisor of the Year
Bailey Jones Elected to Junior Board
2016 Faces of Leadership PRIDE Convention
August 6-9, 2016 • Amarillo, Texas
While the Junior National Hereford Expo promotes learning aspects of showing cattle and educational activities associated with relative contests, the NJHA's annual Faces of Leadership PRIDE (Program for Reaching Individuals Determined to Excel) Convention focuses on leadership development. Junior members from all parts of the country participate in the event each year. During the three-day event, more than 100 participants listen to nationally known speakers and participate in junior board workshops, which assist in the enhancement of the individual's leadership talents, communication skills and beef-industry knowledge.
Typically PRIDE is held at land grant universities, however in 2008 the event traveled to Washington D.C., and participants got to experience our Nation’s capital.
In the past few years we have been to Idaho, Michigan State University and toured the great state of Colorado in 2015.
The NJHA is excited to visit a unique part of Texas and New Mexico for our 2016 leadership event. This conference is offered to junior members ages 14-21. Intermediate and senior members will benefit the most from this leadership conference and due to some of the activities planned for the event in 2016 junior members must meet the 14 year old age requirement to register for Faces of Leadership.
The Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association sponsors one $300 scholarship to attend PRIDE convention each year. Please see the Pride Scholarship Application for details. Due June 1, 2016View WJHA PRIDE Scholarship Application
2016 WJHA Spring Preview & Open Jackpot Show
June 3-5, 2016
Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Jefferson, WI
Junior National Hereford Expo
The Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) is the highlight of most Hereford youths' summer activities. It is held each July, and is co-sponsored by the AHA and affiliated junior and state Hereford associations.
Known to many as the ultimate family vacation, the JNHE provides an opportunity for competition of both junior members and their cattle projects. A hands-on type of program for youth provides educational, leadership and motivational forums. During the event youth can participate in 22-skill based contests.
The 2016 show is scheduled for July 9-15 in Madison, Wis. — Learn More.
The 2017 show is scheduled for July 15-21 in Louisville, Ky.
2016 WHA Scholarship Winners
Scholarship winners were named at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Bailey Jones, Darlington and Annah Dobson, Johnson Creek both received $800 scholarships from the WJHA and the WHA. Next years scholarship application will be due January 15, 2017 with scholarship interviews at the annual meeting.
2016 Hereford Steer Rule Changes
Make sure you are in compliance for each show you attend.
2016 Wisconsin State Fair Changes
View Changes (Updated 2/22/16)
2015 WLBA Spring Preview and WJHA Jackpot Show Results
June 5-7, 2015, Jefferson, WI
Becoming A Member
Join the fun and become a WJHA member today!
- Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association – Junior Information
- National Junior Hereford Association
- National Junior Hereford Association Awards and Scholarships
BJ Jones, 608-482-2961,