BILLINGS, MONT.– Big things are in store for the NILE's 50th Anniversary this fall, but BIGGER things are coming in the Jr. Fed Market Shows for 2017!
The NILE added $5,000 in guaranteed payouts to the champion market animals in each show. In year's past, championship premiums have not been guaranteed.
“We feel by adding money to the Junior Fed Livestock Shows is huge from the standpoint of the quality of animals that will come exhibit at the
“We are always looking for ways to better our shows and this is a good first step. This added money will increase the competition level and put the NILE on the map as a premier Junior Livestock show.”
In 2016, the Jr. Fed Market Shows saw tremendous growth with over 200 exhibitors showing over 280 steers, lambs, goats, and hogs. Vandivort also adds, “In order to continue the Junior livestock shows at the NILE and encourage youth to attend our show, we are always looking for additional sponsorships to help support youth in agriculture. Contact the NILE Office for more information on how you can help sponsor the Junior Fed Shows. Let's make NILE great!”
The NILE's mission is to Preserve and Embrace the Western Lifestyle. One way that NILE does that is giving out scholarships to high school and college students
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Other rule changes include: market goat horn blunting, entry tag/scrapie numbers MUST match animal entered, and check-in times for all Jr. Fed Shows.
Please follow the NILE on social media outlets for more updates regarding the show or go to the NILE's website www.thenile.org.
If you are interested in becoming a Jr. Fed sponsor at the NILE, please contact Jennifer Boka at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shelby Shaw at email@example.com.
Source: NILE Media