CANADIAN JUNIOR GELBVIEH ASSOCIATION
Congratulations to Cheyan Theissen, recipient of the 2023 Canadian Gelbvieh Association Junior scholarship.
JUNIOR GELBVIEH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
All eligible juniors are encouraged to apply for the annual $500 Scholarship. Please complete the Scholarship Application Form and include a one page essay describing your involvement in the Gelbvieh breed.
The deadline to apply is July 15th of the current calendar year.
HIGH POINT JUNIOR PROGRAM
Canadian Gelbvieh Association offers a High Point Junior Award. The submission deadline is October 15th of each year. Please submit your point forms etc. to the CGA office before this date.
Two $500 Gift Certificates are awarded annually. One for Open Junior, and one for 4-H members. These gift certificates go towards the purchase of a Gelbvieh animal and are presented at the CGA's Annual General Meeting in November.
Winners will be notified on or before November 1st so they will have the opportunity to purchase a Gelbvieh animal at one of the approved Gelbvieh sales:
- GAA/BC Wish List Sale
- Man-Sask Agribition Gelbvieh Sale, in Regina, Saskatchewan
- Man-Sask Fall Classic Sale
Shelby Horn, the 2022 Junior Incentive draw winner with her purchase AKS Jayda 36J and Alexander Schultz from AKS Ranch, Hay Lakes AB.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
1.) Open to youth up to age 21
2.) Open to Canadian residents only
3.) Applies to any junior show in Canada- including Junior Gelbvieh shows, 4-H shows, steer and heifer jackpots and prospect shows, junior futurities, etc.
4.) To be entered, youth must send a picture of their project with a picture of a banner, sign, etc. of the show they are attending or picture must be obvious as to what show is attended. High quality pictures preferred for promotional purposes. One picture = one entry.
5.) All pictures are to be sent to Jessica Pearson at Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org, or texted to (780) 297-2352. Photos may also be submitted through the Gelbvieh Association of AB/BC Facebook page via Facebook messenger. Please include youth’s name, phone number, and address with entry.
6.) By entering, you give the Gelbvieh Association of AB/BC permission to use your photo for advertising and promotion purposes
7.) Youth may have multiple entries at one show if they show multiple Gelbvieh projects and send in multiple pictures
8.) Youth are able to receive multiple entries should they attend multiple shows
9.) To be entered, project must be at least 25% Gelbvieh and youth must be able to provide proof of parentage (registration paper, name of sire or dam, etc.)
10.) Credit must be used at the 2021 Wish List sale. Credit will hold no cash value.
11.) If the sale credit is not used at the 2021 Wish List, the winner will forfeit the credit. The money will go towards the sale credit in 2022 and will be won by someone who enters the contest in 2022.
12.) Final definite amount to be announced on draw date.
13.) Will cover shows Jan 1- Nov 30, 2021. All entries must be in by midnight November 30, 2021 to be included in the draw.
14.) Draw will take place Wednesday, December 1, 2021 on Facebook Live.
15.) An individual can only win one credit per year.
16.) All decisions made by the Gelbvieh Association of AB/BC are final.
*Amendment to rules due to COVID and cancellation of 4-H shows: A junior will be able to send in a picture of them and their project while at home in place of their 4-H show. Multiple entries will be allowed if a junior had multiple Gelbvieh projects- picture required for each entry. In your entry- please included a brief description of your project and where you had planned to show it.
*Entries will also be accepted from online/ virtual shows. Proof of entry or participation must be included. We ask that your entry still include a high quality photo of your project.
* HIGH QUALITY PHOTO CONTEST: At the end of the contest, the Gelbvieh Association of AB/BC will vote on the highest quality photo and that junior will receive an extra entry in the junior incentive draw. It will be based on: grooming/ cleanliness of the animal, presentation, and professionalism of the junior.