Junior News & Events...
2021 AJSA Eastern Regionals
June 2-5, 2021 in Cookeville, TN
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AJSA Merit Awards
Click the link above and scroll down to AJSA Forms to download program guidelines or Merit Award applications. Contact Koty Darnell or Cathy Ivey if you have questions about the Merit Award Program or how to apply.
2021 Ronnie Osteen Memorial Academic Scholarship
The application deadline for Fall 2021 enrollment is June 1, 2021.
TJSA Members & Participants
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Judge Corey Wilkins of Cullman, AL prepares to defend his placing of the Junior Yearling purebred heifer class during the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo.
Judges discuss the Purebred Simmental division of the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo before naming the 2019 Champion Female.
Junior exhibitors Abigayle Houser and Alison Nunley were among those competing for banners during the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo Purebred Simmental Show.
Cole Lehnert communicating with his team mate during the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo Champion Simnmental drive.
Samantha Roberts of Athens took home the prestigious Ronnie Osteen Memorial Trophy for claiming top honors in the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo Purebred Simmental division. The rotating trophy is sponsored by the Ronnie Osteen Family of Fayetteville.
Cole Lehnert claimed Champion Commercial Heifer and Reserve Supreme Female of the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo with his SimAngus out of a purebred Simmental dam.
Eli Mundy of Claiborne County exhibited the Champion Percentage Simmental and 3rd Overall heifer of the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo.
Sydney Brady of Bradley County exhibited the Reserve Purebred Simmental heifer at the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo in Murfreesboro.
Samantha Roberts with her Champion Purebred by W/C Loaded Up chosen 4th Overall in the Supreme Drive at the 2019 TN Jr Beef Expo
Exhibitors at the 2016 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Murfreesboro July 13.
Walker Housley of Dayton, TN setting up his heifer during the 2016 AJSA Eastern Regional Classic in Cookeville, TN.
Emily Ivey of Loudon, TN claimed Champion Simmental and Supreme Champion Female over all breeds with RS Cierra 952C during the 2016 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Murfreesboro.
Emily Ivey of Loudon County leads her Simmental heifer during a class at the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo.
Judge Gretchen Rozeboom of Roberts, WI evaluates a heifer during the percentage Simmental show at the 2016 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo. Bryan Ownby of Cleveland is on halter exhibiting his Champion Percentage Heifer.
Kendall Martin of Petersburg sets up her Percentage Simmental class winner during the 2016 Tennessee Junior Livestock Expo in Murfreesboro.
TJSA member Emily Ivey (2nd from left) is a member of the 2014 State Champion 4-H Livestock Judging Team which will compete at the National Contest in Louisville during the 2014 NAILE. Pictured L to R: Cody Hill, Ivey, Morgan Cox, Cassia McConkey, and coach Amanda Brown.
The 2013 Wlm Kenneth Ambrose Heifer Scholarship Finalists were (Front row, L to R) Abbey Ivey, Loudon; Camden Williams, Milan, MO; Liam Allen, College Grove; (Back row) Stephen Humphries, Cadiz, KY; Collin Stanley, College Grove; and Chris Stanley, College Grove.
Abbey Ivey of Loudon County was crowned Junior Showmanship Champion at the 2012 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Murfreesboro.
Brittany Yates from Williamson County exhibited a purebred Simmental steer during the 2012 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo.
David Arthur of Coffee County gets pointers from the judge during a showmanship class.
Emily Ivey of Loudon County and MF Bedazzled during the 2012 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo.
Tyler Haley of Williamson County leads out to judge Tom Turner.
Kayla Jackson of Wilson County claimed Champion Purebred Simmental honors at the 2012 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo with her Senior Yearling sired by GCF Mr Amigo.
Exhibitors at the first Tennessee Junior Simmental Futurity included (Back row, L to R) Thomas Mingle, Samantha Reese, Kayla Jackson, Emily Ivey, and Sydney Dooley.
Emily Ivey and Gum Drop at the 2012 Wilson County Fair.
The championship drive at the 2012 Tennessee Junior Livestock Expo.