Junior National

CHAR-CATION

2022 AIJCA JUNIOR NATIONAL


JUNE 19-24, 2022
Fonner Park
700 E Stolley Park Rd
Grand Island, NE 68802






Hotel Blocks

Boarders Inn & Suites
3333 Ramada Road • Grand Island, NE 68801
Call: (308) 384-5150
Group Rate – Junior National Charolais:
2 Queens: $109 + tax/night
King: $109 + tax/night
Rate ends May 15, 2022

Ramada Midtown
2503 S Locust • Grand Island, NE 68801
Call: (308) 384-1330
Group Rate – Junior National Charolais:
2 Doubles– Nonpool: $110 + tax/night
King - Nonpool: $110 + tax/night
Rate ends May 18, 2022

Best Western Plus Grand Island Inn & Suites
2707 S Locust Street • Grand Island, NE 68801
Call: (308) 381-8855
Group Rate – American Intl Charolais Assn:
2 Queens: $101 + tax/night
King: $101 + tax/night
Rate ends May 17, 2022

Camping

Fonner Park Campgrounds 915 Fonner Park Road, Grand Island, NE 68801 $35/night includes full hook-ups & access to shower house Contact: Kathy Foley – Administrative Assistant 308-382-4515 (8 to 5) • 402-760-0625 after 5 pm
Email: kfoley@fonnerpark.com

2022 Judges

Owned Heifer Show Judge: Curtis Doubet, Laramie, WY
Bred & Owned Heifer & Bull Shows, Steer and Percentage Heifer Shows: Chris Mullinix, Manhattan, KS

Weaver Livestock Showmanship Seniors and PeeWee: Charles & Heidi Anderson, Topeka, Kansas
Weaver Livestock Showmanship Intermediates and Juniors: Wyatt & Tayler Durst, Washington, Kansas
Sullivan Supply/Stock Show U Team Fitting: Tony & Garrett Long, Platte Center, Nebraska

2022 Schedule of Events
Tentative and Subject to Change:

Saturday, June 18

3 PMEarliest Arrival of Cattle – Tie-Outs Only

No admittance to barn/washrack due to cleaning and setup.

5 PMEarliest Time Barns Open for Move-in
Facility manager designates barn opening time.

Barns will open no earlier than 5 p.m. 

Sunday, June 19

8 AMBoard Member Candidate Meeting – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

8 AM–12 PMCattle Check-In – West Overhang of Five Points Bank Arena

9 AM–12 PMLeadership Conference Check-In – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

12 PM NoonAll Cattle must be on the grounds

2 PMAdult, Chaperone & Advisor Meeting – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

2 PMPeer Mentor/Mentee Introductions – Five Points Bank Arena

4 PMGroup Pictures/State Pictures – Five Points Bank Arena

5:30 PMOpening Ceremonies – Five Points Bank Arena 

6:30 PMConference Welcome Dinner – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

7:30 PMLeadership Conference Session – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center 

Docs Ben and Erin, Heartland Docs, DVM

Monday, June 20

Sure Champ T-shirt Day

7:30–8 AMWeigh Steers – West Overhang of Five Points Bank Arena 

8:30 AMAIJCA General Caucus Meeting – Quilt Room
followed by Area Meetings

11:00 AMCook-off Contest – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

11:30 AM–1 PMChar–Cation Lunch – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

1:30 PM Leadership Conference Breakouts – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska Beef Council & Raising Nebraska

3:00 PMQuiz Bowl Contest – Holding Area: Five Points Bank Arena;
Contest Rooms: Quilt Room & VIP Lounge

5:30–7 PMChar–Cation Dinner – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

6 PMMiss Charolais USA Meet & Greet Dinner – Quilt Room

8 PMDance – Boarders Inn & Suites Motel

Tuesday, June 21

8 AMPrepared Speech, Impromptu Speech & Interview Contests – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

10:30 AMSullivan Supply/Stock Show University Clinic– Five Points Bank Arena

11:30 AM–1 PMChar–Cation Lunch – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center
1 PMPurina Team Sales Contest – West of Five Points Bank Arena

Intermediate Division, Junior Division

Senior Division follow completion of Senior Team Fitting

1:30 PMSullivan Supply/Stock Show University Team Fitting Contest – Five Points Bank Arena
Senior Division, Intermediate Division, Junior Division

5:30 PMSure Champ Olympics – Five Points Bank Arena
Evening on your own

Wednesday, June 22

8 AMWeaver Livestock Showmanship Contest – Five Points Bank Arena: 2 Rings

Senior Division followed by PeeWee Clinic

Intermediate Division followed by Junior Division

11:30 AM–1 PMChar–Cation Lunch – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

1:30 PMLeadership Conference Breakouts – Five Points Bank Arena

Priefert, Sure Champ/VitaFerm & Neogen

1:30 PMAdult Winery Tours - Moonlight Ridge Winery and Milleta Vista Winery

3 PMAdult 9-Hole Golf Scramble - Centura Hills Golf Club, Cairo, NE

3:30 PMArea Meetings & Director Elections – Five Points Bank Arena

5:30–7 PMChar–Cation Dinner – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center 

7 PMTalent & Skit Contests – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center 

Thursday, June 23

8 AMBred & Owned Heifer Show, Bull, Steer and Percentage Heifer Shows  – Five Points Bank Arena

11:30 AM–1 PMChar–Cation Lunch – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

2:30 PMConference Awards Program – Five Points Bank Arena

3 PMAIJCA Annual Membership Meeting – Five Points Bank Arena

6:30 PMAIJCA Annual Award Banquet Dinner – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center
7 PM AIJCA Annual Award Ceremony – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center

Friday, June 24

8 AMOwned Heifer Show – Five Points Bank Arena

Cattle released at the conclusion of the show

11:30 AM–1 PMChar–Cation Lunch – Pinnacle Bank Expo Center 

10:00 PMAll cattle out of the cattle barn

Saturday, June 25

12 PM NoonCattle must be off the grounds

2022 Junior National Donations:

Checks can be made payable to:
AIJCA
11700 NW Plaza Circle
Kansas City, MO 64153
Planning Committee Chairman:
Krista Dybdal
402-841-8091
kldybdal@nntc.net
Planning Committee Vice Chairman:
Jamie Keep
308-750-3398
jamie.keep@live.com
American-International Charolais Association
11700 NW Plaza Circle  |  Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816-464-5977  |  Fax: 816-464-5759
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