CANADIAN JUNIOR LIMOUSIN ASSOCIATION 2014 CONFERENCE JULY 24 - 26 PRAIRIELAND PARK AG CENTER SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN If you have any questions regarding the 2014 CJLA Conference contact Lee Carpenter (306) 544-7890 Dana Carpenter (306) 544-7885 Jay Bohrson (306) 544-7500 Eric Boon (306) 280-8795 Jeff Yorga (306) 531-5717 Email entries to: Mail entries to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Jay Bohrson Box 88 Hanley, SK S0G 2E0
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CANADIAN JUNIOR LIMOUSIN ASSOCIATION 2014 CONFERENCE Agenda Thursday, July 24 3 p.m. Move-in complete Registration Hand in photography 5:00 p.m. CJLA Annual Meeting 6:00 p.m. Supper 7:00 p.m. Ice-Breaker Activities Friday, July 25 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 9:30 a.m. Team Grooming 10:30 a.m. Showmanship (including PeeWee Showmanship) 12 noon Dinner 1:00 p.m. Team Judging Oral Marketing Speeches Print Marketing 6:00 p.m. Supper Saturday, July 26 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Industry Quiz CLA Annual Meeting 12 noon Dinner 1:00 p.m. Show - Conformation classes 5:00 p.m. Awards Presentation - Banquet
Canadian Junior Limousin Association National Conference Rules & Regulations The NJLC is to be a stand alone conference, free from any interfering shows or sales at the same location/facility and/or during the set time. 1. Registration, Entry and Fees a. Individual entry forms and required fees must be postmarked by the entry deadline to avoid penalty. b. Penalties will be outlined on the entry forms. c. All cheques must be written to the appropriate Province/region and must accompany the entry form(s). d. Entry deadline dates, fees, and special rules are located with each entry form. e. All entries must be returned to the person(s) outlined on the entry form(s). f. All entry forms will include the entrants, as well as the entrantsâ€™ parent/ guardian, signature in recognition of the CJLA Rules and the stated CJLA Disclaimer. g. All entrants/parents/guardians must sign all Disclaimers and Points of Recognition for entry into the Conference to be official. 2. Eligibility a. Participants in the National Conference are required to hold an individual CJLA membership. b. Participants must be 21 years or younger as of January 1st of the competition year. c. No participant will be discriminated against as a result of a physical, emotional or mental handicap. The only requirement is to specify on the entry form so accommodations can be made. 3. Health Requirements for Cattle a. All cattle must meet the health requirements for the province where the event is held. Any questions regarding health requirements should be directed to your local or provincial veterinarian. 4. Individual Competition a. Individual competition may consist of, but are not limited to, the following events: Sire Summary Quiz, Industry Quiz, Judging Contest, Public Speaking, Conformation Show, Showmanship, Print Marketing, Oral Marketing, Photography, Literature, Herdsman, Essay, Interview, and Identification. b. At all conferences the top 10 scores in each competition will receive points. The highest score will receive 10 points with each subsequent score receiving one less point, down to 1 point for the 10th score. c. Contestants must compete in Judging, Industry Quiz and Marketing at the scheduled competition time to be eligible for Showmanship and Conformation Classes.
5. Team Competition a. Team competition(s) may consist of, but are not limited to, the following events: Grooming, Clipping, Quiz Bowl, Show Ring Judging, or Team Problem. b. At all conferences the top 10 scores in each competition will receive points. The highest score will receive 10 points with each subsequent score receiving one less point, down to 1 point for the 10th score. 6. High Point/Aggregate Competition a. Only your one highest placing animal in the entire Confirmation show will receive Aggregate points. Conformation points are awarded only to the entrants name as seen on the entry form. b. Points cannot be transferred to other competitors in any manner. c. The High Point/Aggregate competition will be determined by points won in all but the competitorsâ€™ lowest score in the individual or group competitions. 7. Ties a. Ties will be broken by comparing scores in the following events. i. 1st Tie-breaker = Marketing ii. 2nd Tie-breaker = Industry Quiz iii. 3rd Tie-breaker = Judging Contest. 8. Peewee, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior division eligibility. a. Peewee: 8 years and under as of January 1st of the competition year. b. Junior: 9-12 years as of January 1st of the competition year. c. Intermediate: 13-16 as of January 1st of the competition year. d. Senior: 17-21 as of January 1st of the competition year. 9. Conduct, Hearing Committee and Disciplinary Action. a. Conduct: i. All competitors in attendance of Conferences are expected to conduct themselveswith dignity and respect. ii. All competitors must abide by the on-site rules. iii. Violations include, but are not limited to: misrepresentation of animals, vandalism, theft, fighting, unsportsmanlike conduct, failure to comply with directors and officials, being in possession of or under the influence of alcohol or other prohibited substances while on the competition grounds and/or in public areas. iv. Violations of these standards will result in immediate review by the HearingCommittee. b. Hearing Committee: Shall consist of attending representatives of the CJLA Board, CLA Board, and the CJLA advisor. i. An individual brought before the Hearing Committee may be accompanied by their parents or legal guardian. ii. Failure of an individual to appear before the Hearing Committee when called will be considered cause for the committee to take disciplinary action against the individual.
iii. The committee, upon finding an individual in violation of the conduct rule, may take action as deemed necessary 10. Liability Provisions a. The host committee of the NJLC is responsible to include in their entry forms, registration forms, information pages, and show catalogues, a Statement of Liability. The Statement, to be read as follows or in a similar context: The CLA as well as the CJLA Provincial and National Committees and/or any of its employees and the Host Fairgrounds and/ or any of its employees are not responsible for any accidents/thefts during the time prior to, during or after the conference.
Cattle Show - General Rules 1. National Conference - The discretion of the host province will determine the conformation classes applicable for their specific show, upon approval from the CJLA board. a. The National Conference may consist, but are not limited to, the following conformation classes in the Purebred/Fullblood divisions: Heifer Calf, Yearling Heifer, Bred & Owned Males & Females, 2yr Old Female, Mature Female, Prospect Steer, Bull Calf, and Yearling Bull. b. The National Conference may consist of, but are not limited too, the following conformation classes in the Commercial division: Prospect Steer, Heifer Calf, Yearling Heifer, 2yr Old Female, and Mature Female. c. Age of animals is based on January 1st of the competition year. d. All entries in the Purebred/Fullblood classes must provide a CLA certificate of registration. e. Registered and Recorded cattle must have a legible tattoo which conforms to CLA records to be eligible. Tattoos may be inspected by show officials at time of arrival. f. All 2yr Old Females and Mature Females entered in the conformation classes must be accompanied by their natural calendar year calf(s). g. Embryo Transfer (ET) calves cannot be shown with their donor mothers. h. Recipient cows cannot be shown with ET calves. i. Rules will be published on the entry forms specific to each Class. j. Only one entry per class per junior will be allowed. k. The National Conference is to include an open class in the conformation show. Any animals not owned by the junior or juniorâ€™s family will show in the open class and this includes all leased cattle. The class winners from the open class will not vie for the overall championship but will still receive confirmation points in the aggregate competition. 2. No artificial filling of animals will be allowed unless under the advice of a licensed, non-owner, veterinarian. Violation will result in immediate review by the Hearing Committee.
3. All livestock entries must be stalled by the published move-in time on the published move-in date. Livestock release will not occur before the published time, unless approved by the show committee. 4. Ownership Rules - The overall discretion of the host province determines ownership rules for their respective show, upon approval from the CJLA board, however the following are guidelines. a. All entries in the Bred & Owned division must be registered as such under the entrantsâ€™ name. A copy of the CLA registration paper must be provided during event registration. b. All entries, excluding Bred & Owned, must be registered to the entrant, entrants immediate family or entrants immediate family farm, or registered as a 4H project of the entrant. A copy of the CLA registration paper or 4H certificate must be provided during event registration. 5. Entrants must have competed in the Marketing Competition, Industry Quiz, and Judging Competition at the scheduled time to be eligible to compete in Conformation and Showmanship. 6.
Commercial Cattle entries must display Limousin characteristics or be accompanied by CLA percentage papers.
7. Parent participation is strictly forbidden. Violations will result in immediate dismissal from the competition or event. Senior members are encouraged to assist the more junior members.
Showmanship â€“ General Rules 1. National Conference a. Entrants must have competed in the Marketing Competition, Industry Quiz, and Judging Competition to be eligible to compete in Showmanship. b. Entrants must be members of the CJLA. c. Each entrant must use the same animal for all phases of the Showmanship Contest. d. Entrants must exhibit their own Conformation Class entries in the Showmanship competition,unless they did not bring cattle.
Judging â€“ General Rules 1. Format a. The judging competition may be made up of any or all of the following components: oral reasons, written reasons, show team judging, visual identification, and EPD judging. b. All components of the judging competition will score equally in the final tabulations. c. Placing classes will be worth 50 points per class, reasons will be worth 50 points per class, for individual judging. d. The Judge and Ring-person will be weighted equally in a Show-ring Judging class. Appropriate dress is recommended. e. Specific rules will be announced prior to each judging competition. f. While the competitions are in progress there shall be no conferring between contestants or between parents and/or advisors and contestants. g. Contestants must remain with their assigned groups throughout the entire contest unless otherwise directed by attending Show Official. h. Once judging competition is a necessary competition at the NJLC.
Industry Quiz - General Rules 1. The quiz will consist of multiple choice and true/false questions. 2.
A maximum of 1 hour will be allowed.
3. Contestants may not bring notes, books or reference materials into the testing area. All necessary materials will be provided. 4. Conferring with other contestants, use of notes or any other form of cheating will be grounds for disqualification of a contestant. 5. Industry Quiz is a mandatory event at the NJLC
Oral Marketing - General Rules Oral Marketing uses a live setting complete with animal or a photo (no larger than 8X10) and potential buyers. The purpose of this contest is to evaluate the effectiveness of the presentation and the contestantâ€™s ability to merchandise cattle. 1. Contestants may market a Limousin animal or genetics or a photo (no larger than 8X10) as the subject. Contestants may use a heifer/cow other than their own. The contestant may hold or tie the animal or have another entrant hold the animal during the talk. The animal is not to be fitted. 2. Immediately preceding the talk, contestants will be required to provide the
judges with a registration certificate for the animal being â€œsoldâ€?. The judges will use the registration certificate to evaluate the accuracy of pedigree and performance information provided by the contestant and to also ask questions. The certificate will be returned to the contestant at the conclusion of the talk. 3. Contestants will be judged on their knowledge of the animal they are selling (25%), ability to relate important information about the subject (25%), organization and style (25%), poise and delivery (25%). 4. Materials allowed: Photo of cow/heifer, Photo of Dam, Sire, Service Sire of cow/heifer, registration paper and business cards. 5. A contestants score will be reduced by 10% if additional materials are presented to the judges other than those listed in the above rules. 6. Sales Talk will approximately 7 minutes in length
Print Marketing - General Rules 1. Create a Limousin related advertisement by using materials provided at the conference, during the allotted time. 2. Outside material and previously prepared advertisements will be disqualified.
2014 CJLA Conference Saskatoon, SK Entry Deadline: July 1, 2014. Entries will be accepted after the deadline but exhibitors may not be eligible for the windpants and t-shirt. All entry fees are non refundable. Substitutions (within the same class) will be accepted until July 18, 2014. The 2014 Conference will adher to the NJLA Rules and Regulations, with the following additional rules. Any exhibitor making entry, by doing so agrees to the rules and regulations of the conference. 1. For each animal a copy of the registration paper, or an application for registration must accompany the entries. 2. All entry fees must accompany the entries and made payable to the Saskatchewan Limousin Association. 3. Entries are to be mailed to: Jay Bohrson Box 88 Hanley, SK S0G 2E0 4. Animals registered jointly by two junior may only be exhibited by one. If an animal is jointly owned by a junior and a non-junior, it must be shown in the Open Division. 5. Tattoos will be checked by the Show Committee and will have the authority to remove any animal from the show if the tattoo does not correspond with the one stated on the registration papers. Purebred calves born in the calendar year MUST be tattooed and registered. 6. Each animal may only be entered in one conformation class. 7. Calves may be shown with their dams or individually. In the event that both would qualify to advance, only one animal unit can advance. 8. The production of any animal may be ordered by the show committee in charge for viewing or other purposes at any time during the conference, and any participant refusing or neglecting to bring such animals out as directed shall forfeit his entry and any prizes that may be awarded him/her. 9. There is to be no adult participation. Juniors are encouraged to assist other juniors with their tasks. This will be strictly enforced by the show committee. Violations could result in dismissal from competition. 10. Any acts of fraud, deception, or dishonest practice, either in the preparation or ownership of the entry which may have been intended to affect or
affected the decision of the judges will be dealt with at the discretion of the show committee. 11. All animals may be subject to veterinary inspection. 12. No person shall be permitted in the show ring during the time of judging except the judge or assistants, persons in charge of the animals, committee members and photographers. 13. Any person who shall attempt to interfere with or influence the judges while in the discharge of their duties, or who shall on the premises of the conference use contemptuous or abusive language to the judge, in the consequences of the awards made by him, shall forfeit his right to all premiums which he might otherwise be entitled to, and shall be excluded from exhibiting next year. Judges are particularly requested to report any breech of this rule. 14. Judges in making awards are to confine themselves to the classes in the prize list. 15. Alcohol and drugs are prohibited in the barns. 16. The CLA as well as the CJLA Provincial and National Committees and/or any of itâ€™s employees and the Host Fairgrounds and/or any of itâ€™s employees are not responsible for any accident/thefts during the time prior to, during or after the conference. 17. Though the committee will take every precaution to ensure the safety of the cattle sent to the show, they wish it distinctly understood that the owners themselves must take the risk of exhibiting them and that if any is injured, lost or stolen, the committee will not make payment for the value thereof. 18. Any animal whilst on the premises for the conference, or any other purpose, shall be on such premises entirely at the risk of the owner thereof, and the committee will not be liable for damage which may be claimed by reason of any accident or injury to such animals, in any way whatsoever. 19. Exhibitors of animals liable to occasion accidents, injury or damage to persons coming in contact therewith, shall indemnify the committee from and against all claims and demand, costs, charges and expenses which may incur, suffer, or be put to, by any reason of accidents or of any person being injured or suffering damage through or by any reason of such exhibits not being properly guarded, or the public not being properly protected from same. 20. The committee will not be responsible for any injury to person or property of anyone, notwithstanding that the injury may occur on the property during the show whether or not such injury shall have been caused by negligence of the committee, or any other person.
The following competitions are mandatory for conference registrants to participate in: Industry Quiz Show Team Judging Print Marketing Oral Marketing Conference registrants have the option to participate in any of the following competitions: Team Grooming (organizing committee will place you on a team) Photography Public Speaking Showmanship
Industry Quiz - see NJLA Rules for information Show Team Judging 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
The teams are expected to judge a class of cattle in a show ring setting. Teams of two participants preferably from the same age category. If you donâ€™t have a partner, one will be assigned. Dress is Western Formal One of the team members will act as the judge and the other will act as the ring person. 6. The participant acting as the judge must five oral reason over the microphone in front of an audience. 7. All other teams must be out of the judging area and unable to hear reasons being given by the other teams until they have completed their competition.
Print Marketing - see NJLA Rules for information Oral Marketing - see NJLA Rules for information Team Grooming 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Teams of three participants will be made up by the show committee Chutes will be supplied, but participants must bring an animal. Animal must be washed and dried before the competition begins. Clippers, blowers and any necessary show supplied may be used. Once at chute area you are not allowed to leave so bring all equipment with you.
Photography – Theme: “Agriculture Any Day” 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
The photograph must be taken by the participant exhibiting it. Photographs must be no smaller than 4” x 6” and no larger than 8” x 10”. Photographs must not be framed. Photographs must be handed in at registration. Only one photo per participant is allowed. Please put your show number on the back of your photo for identification. Your photo may be kept for promotional purposes.
Public Speaking 1. Participants will speak on a pre-assigned topic. (Topics will be provided in your confirmation letter) 2. Speeches must be written by the participant. 3. All participants will be present in the competition area 15 minutes prior to the competition’s scheduled start time. 4. Speech length - 3 - 7 minutes
Showmanship 1. 2. 3. 4.
Showmanship classes will be held separately from conformation classes. Animals will be made available for participants not exhibiting animals. Cows may be shown but without calf at side. Participants must have appropriate show attire of choice.
Livestock Divisions An animal may only be entered in one division. A junior is only able to have one entry per class, but can be in every class in a division if they chose.
Animals must be at least 50% Limousin and show Limousin characteristics. Animals may be disqualified if they do not meet these requirements. This will be left to the discretion of the Show Committee. Animals in this division do not qualify for Overall Champion Class, but will have their own Champion Class. Class 100 – Heifer calf born in 2014. Class 101 – Yearling heifer born in 2013 Class 102 – Two year old female born in 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Class 103 – Mature female born prior to 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Champion and Reserve Champion Commercial Female
Steers must be half blood or higher percentage to compete and be sired by a registered Limousin bull or out of a registered Limousin cow. Class 200 – Prospect steer/calendar year calf Champion Prospect steer Class 201 – Market Steer Champion Market Steer
Cattle entered in the Open Division may show anyone as the registered owner, but may only be the exhibit of one junior. This includes all leased cattle. Animals in this division do not qualify for the Overall Champion Class, but will have their own Champion Class. Class 300 – Heifer calf, born in 2014 Class 301 – Yearling heifer, born in 2013 Class 302 – Two year female born in 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Class 303 – Mature female born prior to 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Champion & Reserve Champion Open Division Female Class 400 – Bull Calf born in 2014 Champion and Reserve Champion Open Division Bull
Animals whose registered owner is the junior member or junior member’s family. Class 500 – Heifer calf, born in 2014 Class 501 – Yearling heifer, born in 2013 Class 502 – Two year female, born in 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Class 503 – Mature female born prior to 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side.
Bred & Owned Division
Animals whose registered owner and registered breeder is the junior member. Class 600 – Heifer calf, born in 2014 Class 601 – Yearling heifer, born in 2013 Class 602 – Two year female, born in 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Class 603 – Mature female, born prior to 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Class 700 – Bull calf Champion and Reserve Champion Bred and Owned bull.
4-H Division Class 800 – Yearling heifer, born in 2013 Class 801 – Two year female, born in 2012 with her natural born 2014 calf at side. Class 802 – Three year female, born in 2007 with her natural born 2014 calf at side.
Overall Champion and Reserve Champion Female (from the Purebred, Bred & Owned and 4-H Divisions)
Entry deadline: July 1, 2014 Mail entries to: Jay Bohrson Box 88 Hanley, SK S0G 2E0 or email: email@example.com