YOUTH: Upcoming Important Dates
There are several upcoming deadlines for youth involved in the show cattle industry, and industry in general in Tennessee. Please read below for more information on these deadlines, and reach out to the appropriate contact person with any questions.
May 11th-- UTM AGR Memorial Day Classic Entry Deadline. This is the next points show on the TCA Tennessee's Top Tier circuit. Entry forms can be found here, and early entries are due Saturday, May 11.
May 17th-- TTU Block & Bridle Purple & Gold Showdown. Another upcoming entry deadline for a Tennessee's Top Tier points show is May 17th. The Purple & Gold Showdown entry forms can be found here.
May 25th-- UTM AGR Memorial Day Classic Show. The UTM AGR Chapter will once again hold their show on Memorial Day weekend at the Ned R. McWherter Ag Pavilion. Entry information can be found above. Any questions about the show should be directed to Chas Rowlett, (731) 412-8563
June 1st-- TTU Block & Bridle Purple & Gold Showdown. The TTU Block & Bridle Club will hold their annual event the following weekend at the Hyder-Burks Pavilion in Cookeville. All questions regarding the show should be directed to Dr. Dennis Fennewald,
June 1st-- Tennessee Junior Beef Expo Ownership/Tagging/Tattooing Deadline. This deadline applies to ALL exhibitors who plan to attend State Expo in July, as all animals must be registered through the local Extension office, and tagged/tattooed. Reference more information regarding Expo here. IMPORTANT!
June 15th-- TCA Scholarship Deadline. Graduating Seniors and Returning Undergraduates, don't miss your chance to receive a TCA Scholarship! Applications can be found in the Tennessee Cattle Business magazine or online. Apply TODAY!