Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association

WJHA Scholarships

The Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association is sponsoring two $800 scholarships for WJHA members to continue their education in college or technical school.

Scholarships will be awarded on the following criteria.

An interview will be held Saturday morning before the annual junior meeting. Applications are due January 1, 2018.

Word WJHA Scholarship Application
PDF WJHA Scholarship Application
WJHA Scholarship Rules

2017 WJHA Spring Preview & Open Jackpot Show

June 2-4, 2017
Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Jefferson, WI

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair Jackpot Hereford Steer Show

Nominate your steer by June 15, 2017 to be eligible for the $500 Grand Championship. Over $1,000 in premiums to be awarded. For more information, call Kermit Rhiner at 608-635-4683 or 608-445-1279.

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2017 Faces of Leadership Conference (PRIDE)

August 1-4, Kansas City, MO

The Wisconsin Junior Hereford Association sponsors one $300 scholarship to attend Faces of Leadership conference each year. Please see the Faces of Leadership Scholarship Application for details. Due June 1, 2017.

Learn more about Faces of Leadership Conference

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About Faces of Leadership

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) Faces of Leadership Confernce 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.

Faces of Leadership is typically held at land grant universities. Conference locations have included South Dakota State University, Colorado State University and West Texas A&M University. This conference is offered to junior members ages 14-21. Intermediate and senior members will benefit the most from Faces of Leadership.In the past few years we have been to Idaho, Michigan State University and toured the great state of Colorado in 2015.

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

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Bailey Jones Elected to Junior Board

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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.

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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

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WLBA Spring Preview Show Photos: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3

WJHA Jackpot Show Photos: Page 1, Page 2

Becoming A Member

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BJ Jones, 608-482-2961,

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