The Tennessee Cattlemen's Association is devoted to the future of the cattle business. TCA welcomes and encourages you to become a youth member of our association. The connections made and networking opportunities available through TCA will be invaluable for years to come.
As a Tennessee Cattlemen's Youth Association, you will have the opportunity to serve in leadership roles, opportunities to explore different aspects of the cattle industry, and engage in networking opportunities through TCYA programs.
We encourage you to check back often as we continue to work on new and exciting things for our youth members!
Tennessee's top tier program
Tennessee’s Top Tier is a youth program that rewards TCYA members for their participation and placings at cattle shows.
outstanding youth award
The award is designed to recognize a member for their involvement in the cattle and agriculture industries, leadership, and community service.
Dates of Importance
1: Youth Applications Due (TCA/FCMA Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship Application, TCA Outstanding Youth Application, and 2022 TCA Youth Ambassadors)
4: UTK Rocky Top Classic Cattle Show, Greeneville, TN
14: Deadline to RSVP for Alltech/Kubota Youth Awards Banquet ft the Merck Animal Health TN Top Tier Awards
17: Deadline to sign up for TNCW Youth Public Speaking Contest
17: Deadline to enter photos in TCYA Digital Photography Contest
21: Deadline to register 4-H Livestock Quiz Teams
21: Pre-Registration closes for TCA Convention
25: Early Entry Deadline for MTSU B&B Preview Show
25: TTT Nomination Deadline for MTSU B&B Preview Show
28-29: TCA Convention & Trade Show, Murfreesboro, TN
28: Alltech/Kubota TCA Youth Awards Banquet ft the Merck Animal Health, Murfreesboro, TN
19: MTSU B&B Preview Show
*TTT = Tennessee's Top Tier