FIVE on Friday: FIVE things to know about Tennessee Junior Beef Expo

FiveOnFridayThe 47th Annual Tennessee Junior Beef Expo will take place next week at the MTSU Tennessee Livestock Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This three-day event will include showmanship, steer and heifer shows, skill-a-thon, and so much more. Whether you’re an exhibitor, spectator, parent, sponsor, or volunteer here are FIVE things you should know if you’re headed to Beef Expo.

  1. The 2018 show will host more than 250 4-H and FFA exhibitors and over 600 head of cattle from across the Volunteer state.10
  2. Tennessee Junior Beef Expo festivities will kick-off on Wednesday, July 11th with Stock Show University and Steer/Heifer Check-in. The event will run through Friday, July 13th and conclude with the registered heifer show. A full schedule can be found here.
  3. {NEW this year!} The UT Extension/ UT Animal Science has added a Stock Show U program to the agenda. This program is a great way to expand your knowledge on showing cattle. The event will take place in the show ring on Wednesday, 30-minutes following the conclusion of the Central region show.
  4. Tennessee Cattlemen’s is proud to partner with leading businesses in the industry to contribute more than $31,000 in sponsorship for this year’s event. These sponsorship dollars will be awarded in the form of show premiums, skill-a-thon25494511957_fb68046ab9_o awards, and the purchase of the top prize winning steers.
  5. For the past several years, the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association has partnered with industry sponsors to purchase prize winning market steers to donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Learn more about the TCA Second Harvest Initiative here.

Make plans to attend Tennessee Junior Beef Expo next week in Murfreesboro!

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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