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Champions Named at NAILE Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show

The Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was held on Sunday, November 11, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky. Judge Jason Duggin, Calhoun, Georgia, evaluated the Gelbvieh and Balancer females.

Grand champion Gelbvieh/Balancer heifer was GHGF Delilah 655D, owned by Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, North Carolina. She was born on November 14, 2016. This heifer first claimed the senior heifer division and is the daughter of Gambles Hot Rod 9620.

BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, owned by Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Missouri, won reserve grand champion Gelbvieh/Balancer heifer. This September 2, 2017 heifer is sired by BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z and first claimed the senior heifer calf division.

2018 NAILE Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show
November 11, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky

Division Champions and Reserves:

Champion Junior Heifer Calf: KARR F96A ET Sweet Caroline, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf: LARA Heart Breaker ET FK010, Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio, Sire: Schiefelbein Effective 61

Champion Senior Heifer Calf: BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Emily 9E91 ET, Alexandria Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Champion Junior Heifer Division 1: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET, Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Division 1: CBX BCFG Ruth’s Reflection ET E729, Caitlin Griffin, Westminster, S.C., Sire: JKGF Reflex X4 ET

Champion Junior Heifer Division 2: PHG Ivanka E01, Sadie Morris, Batesville, Miss., MCCA Capitol Hill 516C

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Division 2: TRAY Black Pearl 710E, Taylor Ray, Glasgow, Ky., Sire: LARC Admiral 377A

Champion Senior Heifer: GHGF Delilah 655D, Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: Gambles Hot Rod 9620

Grand Champion Junior Heifer: GHGF Delilah 655D, Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: Gambles Hot Rod 9620

Reserve Grand Champion Junior Heifer: BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Junior Female: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET, Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,000 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.

Champions Named at American Royal Gelbvieh and Balancer® Junior Heifer Show

The Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show at the American Royal was held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri. Judge Randy Daniel, Colbert, Georgia, evaluated the Gelbvieh and Balancer heifers.

Grand champion heifer was CBLG Six E Firefly 700E, owned by Abigail Schrader, Columbia City, Indiana. This heifer is the daughter of PZCT PZC Tmas Firestorm 1800 ET and first claimed the Gelbvieh and Balancer junior yearling heifer division.

The reserve grand champion heifer is owned by Sarah Carroll of Raymore, Missouri. JNCC Miss Dimension 802F is the daughter of JNCC BROK Final Dimension 601D and first claimed the Gelbvieh and Balancer junior heifer calf division.

2018 American Royal Gelbvieh and Balancer® Junior Heifer Show
October 20, 2018
Kansas City, Missouri
Judge: Randy Daniel, Colbert, Georgia
Division Champions and Reserves:
Champion Spring Heifer Calf: JNCC Miss Conversation 819F; Maya Carroll, Raymore, Mo.; Sire: SAC Conversation JS02
Champion Junior Heifer Calf: JNCC Miss Dimension 802F; Sarah Carroll, Raymore, Mo.; Sire: JNCC BROK Final Dimension 601D
Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf: BAXL Sweet Caroline 3EF5; Baxter Lowe Adrian, Mo.; Sire: CTR Sandhills 0065X
Champion Senior Heifer Calf: JNCC Miss Trifecta 777E; Cameron Nowack, Bland, Mo.; Sire: Musgrave Sky High 1535 A535
Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Emma 9E100 ET; Jacie Carroll, Raymore, Mo.; Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83
Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf: JNCC Miss Sky High 748E; Cameron Nowack, Bland, Mo.; Sire: Musgrave Sky High 1535 A535
Champion Junior Yearling: CBLG Six E Firefly 700E; Abigail Schrader, Columbia City, Ind.; Sire: PZCT PZC Tmas Firestorm 1800 ET
Reserve Champion Junior Yearling: DCSF Pettit’s Laura 42E2; Blair Marie Vohs, Bucyrus, Kan. ; Sire: DCSF Post Rock Power Built 37B8
Grand Champion Heifer: CBLG Six E Firefly 700E; Abigail Schrader, Columbia City, Ind.; Sire: PZCT PZC Tmas Firestorm 1800 ET

Reserve Grand Champion Heifer: JNCC Miss Dimension 802F; Sarah Carroll, Raymore, Mo.; Sire: JNCC BROK Final Dimension 601D

Champions Named at Gelbvieh and Balancer® Junior National Show

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) Corn Fed Classic Junior National Gelbvieh and Balancer® show took pace on Thursday, July 5, and Friday, July 6, 2018, in Waterloo, Iowa. Brent Vieselmeyer, Amherst, Colorado, evaluated the 171 Balancer cattle, and Brad Bennett of Seward, Nebraska, evaluated the 88 Gelbvieh cattle and 20 steers.

The grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh bull was LGNZ Mayweather 48E ET owned by Logan Zemlicka, Wolsey, South Dakota. This bull born March 28, 2017, is the son of GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z and first claimed the spring yearling bull division.

Colton Ivers, Austin, Minnesota, owned the reserve grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh bull, IFG Ivers Hannibal F14. This JRI General Patton 213B97 ET son was born February 6, 2018, and first claimed the junior bull calf division.

The supreme grand champion Gelbvieh female was HIGH Ms Emma 9E100 ET, owned by Jacie Carroll, Raymore, Missouri. She is a September 13, 2017, born daughter of JRI Pop A Top 197T83 and first claimed grand champion Gelbvieh heifer and the senior heifer calf division.

BEA 7102E ET, owned by Casey Martin, Oregon, Illinois, claimed reserve grand champion Gelbvieh heifer. She is the March 18, 2017, daughter of BEA 301A and was out of the spring yearling heifer division.

Casey Martin also owned the grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh heifer. SKYC BCFG-SKYS Eleanor 282E is the January 23, 2017 daughter of JRI Pistol Pete 214A44 and was out of the spring yearling division.

AMT 98E was named the reserve champion bred and owned Gelbvieh heifer. Owned by Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, North Carolina, and out of the senior heifer calf division, this September 1, 2017, heifer is a daughter of GHGF Shear Force 81A.

The grand champion Gelbvieh cow-calf pair and grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh cow-calf pair was owned by Alyssa Beenken, Buckingham, Iowa. BFA Daphne 1D3 is a March 11, 2016, CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y daughter.

Luke Rash, Macon, Missouri, owned the reserve grand champion Gelbvieh cow-calf pair. HIGH Michala 31D31 is sired by BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71 and was born March 5, 2016.

SKYC SKYS Encore 7086E, owned by Casey Martin, Oregon, Illinois, claimed grand champion bred and owned Balancer bull. He is the March 19, 2017, son of SKYM Foreman 2002Z and first claimed the spring yearling bull division.

The reserve champion bred and owned Balancer bull was LARA Grand Slam N020E ET, owned by Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio. This September 18, 2017, son of S A V Brilliance 8077 came out of the senior bull calf division.

BCFG Butlers Ms Daisy 28D3 ET, owned by Aidan Raab, Markle, Indiana, claimed supreme grand champion Balancer female and grand champion Balancer heifer. This female is out of the senior female division and she is the September 26, 2016, daughter of AHL Flashback 446B.

Kyle Vehige, Billings, Missouri, owned the reserve grand champion Balancer heifer. KDV T Bar S Dutchess 121D is the November 21, 2016, daughter of Stevenson Weigh Up 41163 and came out of the senior female division. This female also claimed grand champion bred and owned Balancer heifer.

The reserve grand champion bred and owned Balancer heifer came out of the junior heifer calf division. GDV T Bar S Ciara 503F is a January 3, 2018, female is owned by Grace Vehige, Billings, Missouri, and is sired by R4RA Conquest 254.

The grand champion Balancer cow-calf pair was BDCL 14D2, owned by Alex Barwick, Orleans, Nebraska. This January 7, 2016, female is the daughter of VRT Lazy TV Watchman W021.

Sarah Carroll, Raymore, Missouri, owned the reserve grand champion Balancer cow-calf pair. GGGE 3G Cowgirl Dixie 6102D is the May 6, 2016, daughter of S S Hoover Dam B115.

BRAX Delilah D26 was named the grand champion bred and owned Balancer cow-calf pair. She is the February 12, 2016, daughter of BAG Mr. Quick Sand 135A owned by Braxton Murray, Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

The reserve grand champion bred and owned Balancer cow-calf pair was BROK Maleficent 401B, owned by Brooke Nowack, Bland, Missouri. She is the January 1, 2014, daughter of Connealy Final Product 7212.

The grand champion steer was BTO owned by Chisum Grund, Wallace, Kansas and weighed 1,265 pounds.

Reserve grand champion steer was Mr Outright 59E, was owned by Kale Taubenheim, Amherst, Nebraska and weighed 1,375 pounds.

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Balancer® Show – Thursday, June 5, 2018
Waterloo, Iowa
Judge: Brent Vieselmeyer, Amherst, Colo.
Entries: 171 Head

Balancer Bulls

Balancer Champion Junior Bull Calf
BARG Outlaw 57F
Jacob Barwick, Orleans, Neb.
Sire: CTR Sandhills 0065X

Balancer Reserve Champion Junior Bull Calf
CBRO Shotgun 1817F
Cody Brown, Dwight, Kan.
Sire: GHGF Young Gun C310

Balancer Champion Senior Bull Calf
LARA Grand Slam N020E ET
Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio
Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Balancer Reserve Champion Senior Bull Calf
JNCC BROK Everest 776E
Brooke Nowack, Bland, Mo.
Sire: J D Pay Dirt 546

Balancer Champion Intermediate Yearling Bull
NSBG 9E
Grace Steenbergen, Cheyenne, Wyo.
Sire: HYBD Scharpe Hybrid Vigor 1713Z

Balancer Reserve Champion Intermediate Yearling Bull
SGMF A317E
Sutton Murphy, Arlington, S.D.
Sire: DLW Sand Trap 928C ET

Balancer Champion Spring Yearling Bull
SKYC SKYS Encore 7086E
Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.
Sire: SKYM Foreman 2002Z

Balancer Reserve Champion Spring Yearling Bull
LECC Six E Red Zone 750E ET
Lane Enyart, Vinita, Okla.
Sire: PZCT PZC TMAS Firestorm 1800 ET

Balancer Champion Winter Yearling Bull
SDSC Star’s Hercules 01E
Karen Eby, Duncan, S.C.
Sire: FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X

Balancer Reserve Champion Winter Yearling Bull
CPGG Mr. Grove Exceeds 22E
Cade Cameron, Danville, Iowa
Sire: BGGR Gravity 803A

Grand Champion Balancer Bull
SKYC SKYS Encore 7086E
Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.
Sire: SKYM Foreman 2002Z

Reserve Grand Champion Balancer Bull
LARA Grand Slam N020E ET
Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio
Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Balancer Females

Balancer Champion Junior Heifer Calf
GDV T Bar S Ciara 503F
Grace Vehige, Billings, Mo.
Sire: R4RA Conquest 254

Balancer Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf
TAU Ms Molly 806F ET
Sydney Taubenheim, Amherst, Neb.
Sire: GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer Calf
BCFG Butlers Ms Ebony E133 ET
Kaitlin Taylor, Milton, Tenn.
Sire: BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z

Balancer Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf
TJB LARA Velvet 521C 757E
Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio
Sire: EGL Lifeline B101

Balancer Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer
FGRG 753E
Jaycie Forbes, De Smet, S.D.
Sire: VLK A301 Highmore

Balancer Reserve Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer
WORR Rumors Make Ya Famous 407E
Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo.
Sire: PZCT PZC TMAS Firestorm 1800 ET

Balancer Champion Spring Yearling Heifer
BABR 7200E
Trey Struck, Hartford, S.D.
Sire: BABR 5203C

Balancer Reserve Champion Spring Yearling Heifer
KKAC Emerald 703E
Kyler Camerer, Asbury, Mo.
Sire: JRI Next Step 285X72

Balancer Champion Winter Yearling Heifer
XXB Miss 23B/709E
Cody Brown, Dwight, Kan.
Sire: XXB Insidious 23B

Balancer Reserve Champion Winter Yearling Heifer
JNCC BROK Miss Dimension 710E
Brooke Nowack, Bland, Mo.
Sire: EXAR Denver 2002B

Balancer Champion Senior Female
BCFG Butlers Ms Daisy 28D3 ET
Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.
Sire: AHL Flashback 446B

Balancer Reserve Champion Senior Female
KDV T Bar S Dutchess 121D
Kyle Vehige, Billings, Mo.
Sire: Stevenson Weigh Up 41163

Grand Champion Balancer Heifer
BCFG Butlers Ms Daisy 28D3 ET
Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.
Sire: AHL Flashback 446B

Reserve Grand Champion Balancer Heifer
KDV T Bar S Dutchess 121D
Kyle Vehige, Billings, Mo.
Sire: Stevenson Weigh Up 41163

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Balancer Heifer
KDV T Bar S Dutchess 121D
Kyle Vehige, Billings, Mo.
Sire: Stevenson Weigh Up 41163

Reserve Grand Champion Bred & Owned Balancer Heifer
GDV T Bar S Ciara 503F
Grace Vehige, Billings, Mo.
Sire: R4RA Conquest 254

Grand Champion Balancer Cow-Calf Pair
BDCL 14D2
Alex Barwick, Orleans, Neb.
Sire: VRT Lazy TV Watchman W021

Reserve Grand Champion Balancer Cow-Calf Pair
GGGE 3G Cowgirl Dixie 6102D
Sarah Carroll, Raymore, Mo.
Sire: S S Hoover Dam B115

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Balancer Cow-Calf Pair
BRAX Delilah D26
Braxton Murray, Kingfisher, Okla.
Sire: BAG Mr. Quick Sand 135A

Reserve Grand Champion Bred & Owned Balancer Cow-Calf Pair
BROK Maleficent 401B
Brooke Nowack, Bland, Mo.
Sire: Connealy Final Product 7212

Supreme Grand Champion Balancer Female
BCFG Butlers Ms Daisy 28D3 ET
Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.
Sire: AHL Flashback 446B

Gelbvieh and Steer Show
Waterloo, Iowa
Friday, July 6, 2018
Judge: Brad Bennett, Seward, Neb.
Entries: 108 head

Steers

Grand Champion Steer
BTO, Chisum Grund, Wallace, Kan.

Reserve Champion Steer
Mr Outright 59E, Kale Taubenheim, Amherst, Neb.

Gelbvieh Bulls

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Bull Calf
IFG Ivers Hannibal F14
Colton Ivers, Austin, Minn.
Sire: JRI General Patton 213B97 ET

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull Calf
SAFE Mr Ruttan 011BE
Savannah Ferguson, Abilene, Kan.
Sire: DVE Davidson Ruttan 145A

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Senior Bull Calf
LLLJ Cinch 37E17
Jessie Lowe, Adrian, Mo.
Sire: LWHF Reflection 116C ET

Gelbvieh Champion Intermediate Yearling Bull
ANBG 15E
Andrew Belzer, Mount Ayr, Iowa
Sire: JRI Secret Stash 253W80

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Yearling Bull
LGNZ Mayweather 48E ET
Logan Zemlicka, Wolsey, S.D.
Sire: GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Yearling Bull
JESM 3E
Jessica McCreary, Mount Ayr, Iowa
Sire: DCHD Golden Buckle Gelv 165C

Grand Champion Gelbvieh Bull
LGNZ Mayweather 48E ET
Logan Zemlicka, Wolsey, S.D.
Sire: GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Bull
IFG Ivers Hannibal F14
Colton Ivers, Austin, Minn.
Sire: JRI General Patton 213B97 ET

Gelbvieh Females

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Heifer Calf|
TRAY Fiona 804F
Taylor Danielle Ray, Glasgow, Ky.
Sire: PMFG Challenger 556C

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf
GCRK 802F
Molly Anderson, Marion, N.C.
Sire: SLC Freedom 178F ET

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Heifer Calf
HIGH Ms Emma 9E100 ET
Jacie Carroll, Raymore, Mo.
Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf
AMT 98E
Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.
Sire: GHGF Shear Force 81A

Gelbvieh Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer
MGA Pocahontas 749E
Lincoln Martin, Bucklin, Kan.
Sire: LINC Abraham 442B

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer
SEPT RCO No Tan Lines E273
Kaid Sasse, Athol, Kan.
Sire: JRI Next Step 285X72

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Yearling Heifer
BEA 7102E ET
Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.
Sire: BEA 301A

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Spring Yearling Heifer
GHGF Zelda 20E
Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.
Sire: GHGF Young Gun C310

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Yearling Heifer
SKYC BCFG-SKYS Eleanor 282E
Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.
Sire: JRI Pistol Pete 214A44

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Winter Yearling Heifer
VOS 909E
Kyler Camerer, Asbury, Mo.
Sire: FHG Flying H Mr Traction 45B

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Female
GAMB Dixie D168
Breckon Murray, Kingfisher, Okla.
Sire: VRT Lazy TV Sam U451

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Senior Female
JRI Ms Petrina 270D45
Lily Judd, Pomona, Kan.
Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

Grand Champion Gelbvieh Heifer
HIGH Ms Emma 9E100 ET
Jacie Carroll, Raymore, Mo.
Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Heifer
BEA 7102E ET
Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.
Sire: BEA 301A

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Gelbvieh Heifer
SKYC BCFG-SKYS Eleanor 282E
Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.
Sire: JRI Pistol Pete 214A44

Reserve Grand Champion Bred & Owned Gelbvieh Heifer
AMT 98E
Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.
Sire: GHGF Shear Force 81A

Grand Champion Gelbvieh Cow-Calf Pair
BFA Daphne 1D3
Alyssa Beenken, Buckingham, Iowa
Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Cow-Calf Pair
HIGH Michala 31D31
Luke Rash, Macon, Mo.
Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Gelbvieh Cow-Calf Pair
BFA Daphne 1D3
Alyssa Beenken, Buckingham, Iowa
Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y

Supreme Grand Champion Gelbvieh Female
HIGH Ms Emma 9E100 ET
Jacie Carroll, Raymore, Mo.
Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association is the junior division of the American Gelbvieh Association. The AGJA provides members up to 21 years of age the opportunity to participate in youth activities.
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Junior Show Gelbvieh Champions Parade at NWSS

The Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Female Show at the National Western Stock Show was held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Denver, Colo. Brad McCurry of Sedgwick, Kan., evaluated the 33 Gelbvieh and 31 Balancer heifers.

Tanner Aherin of Phillipsburg, Kan., exhibited the grand champion Gelbvieh female. BAG Miss Passion 30Z is a February 18, 2012 daughter of BEA Passion 001X ET.

Anna Duxbury of Wessington, S.D., exhibited the reserve champion Gelbvieh female. GDX 312A is a February 27, 2013 daughter of PLA Big Dog 101Y.

The grand champion Balancer female was exhibited by Dustin Aherin, Phillipsburg, Kan. AHL Empress is a December 29, 2011 daughter of XXB Wingman 639T ET.

Anna Duxbury had double the luck on show day as she also exhibited the reserve champion Balancer female. GDX 202Z is a February 1, 2012 daughter of LCC New Standard.

Gelbvieh Juniors Host Western Regional Show in Columbus, Kansas

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Note to editors: High-resolution press photos are available of all the winners from the 2013 AGJA Western Regional show by contacting Jennifer Scharpe, American Gelbvieh Association director of communications at jennifers@gelbvieh.org or 303-465-2333.

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) held their 2013 No Fences Western Regional Show May 24-26 in Columbus, Kan. A total of 57 head were exhibited by members of the AGJA from Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. Judge Tyler Dewey, Miami, Okla., evaluated the 27 Gelbvieh females, two Gelbvieh bulls, 24 Balancer® females, three Balancer bulls and one market steer.

The grand champion Gelbvieh female was exhibited by Meredith Clark, Barnard, Kan. DCSF Post Rock Wilma 294Z8 ET is a January 23, 2012 daughter of CTR Good Night 880U. This heifer first claimed the winter yearling heifer division.

The reserve champion Gelbvieh female was also exhibited by Meredith Clark. POST Foolish Pleasure 426Z8 is an October 12, 2012 daughter of DCSF Post Rock FD 261S8 ET. Coming out of the senior heifer calf division, this heifer was also named the grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh female.

Chase Tabor, Columbus, Kan., exhibited the reserve champion bred and owned Gelbvieh female. TTTT Damn Special ET is a February 12, 2012 daughter of JRI Enhancer 53U21 and came out of the winter yearling heifer division.

The grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh bull was exhibited by Seth Beying, Leavenworth, Kan. SDCG WhoDoo 202Z5 ET is a September 11, 2012 son of BABR Who Done It.

Sydney Bigger, Media, Ill., exhibited the reserve champion bred and owned Gelbvieh bull. SYDB Garbanzo Bean is a March 2, 2012 son of SYDB Butter Bean.

In the Balancer show, the grand champion Balancer female was exhibited by Karsyn Youngblood, Columbus, Kan. TTTT Mytty Good Girl ET is a September 21, 2011 daughter of Mytty In Focus. This heifer was first named champion senior female.

Benny McWilliams, Asbury, Mo., exhibited the reserve champion Balancer female. HTFG Ms Zippy Z542 is a March 3, 2012 daughter of JRI Enhancer 53U21 and first claimed the spring yearling heifer division.

The champion bred and owned Balancer female was exhibited by Chandler Ladner, Argonia, Kan. LCC Lady Di is a September 26, 2011 daughter of HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59 ET. She was first named champion bred and owned senior female.

Ashley Larman, Orlando, Okla., exhibited the reserve bred and owned Balancer female. LARM She’s All That came out of the junior heifer calf division and is a March 12, 2013 daughter of SJCC X Century 70X.

Chase Tabor also exhibited the grand champion bred and owned Balancer bull. TTTT Sugar Daddy ET is an August 16, 2012 son of O C C Legend 616L.

Tricia Goes, Odell, Neb., exhibited the reserve champion bred and owned Balancer bull. PMG Zephyr 03Z is March 25, 2012 son of CRAN Final Answer W24 ET.

A no-fit showmanship contest was held Saturday afternoon of the show. Champion junior showman was Karsyn Youngblood; Ashlyn Larman was reserve. In the intermediate division, Braxton Oldenburg, Mulhall, Okla., was champion; Morgan Winchester, Jasper, Mo., was reserve. Benny McWilliams claimed champion senior showman; Meredith Clark was reserve.

Two additional educational contests were held during the show, photography and quiz bowl. Jonathan Kohley, Jasper, Mo., had the champion and reserve junior division photos. In the senior photo division, Sydney Bigger won champion and reserve. The champion quiz bowl team was comprised of Sydney Bigger, Aaron Harmon and Jared Harmon, Perry, Okla.; Jessie Lowe, Adrian, Mo.; and Ashlyn Larman. The reserve quiz bowl team consisted of Logan Buffo, Lansing, Kan.; Cameron Heikes, Phillipsburg, Kan.; Seth Beying; and Logan Beying, Easton, Kan.

 

Division Results

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Heifer Calf and Bred and Owned Division Champion: TTTT Little Hottie, Chase Tabor, Columbus, Kan., Sire: TTTT Hott Papa ET

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Heifer Calf and Bred and Owned Division Champion: POST Foolish Pleasure 426Z8, Meredith Clark, Barnard, Kan., Sire: DCSF Post Rock FD 261S8 ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Sweetheart 8Z60, Jessie Lowe, Adrian, Mo., Sire: TAU Mr Krugerrand 70M 130P

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Yearling Heifer: RUPP Showgirl 26Z2, Tricia Goes, Odell, Neb., Sire: PMG X-Man 70X

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Yearling Heifer: HTFG Ms Zina Z532, Benny McWilliams, Asbury, Mo., Sire: JRI Enhancer 53U21

Gelbvieh Champion Bred and Owned Spring Yearling Heifer: ALXC Ms Jacie 24Z2, Braxton Oldenburg, Mulhall, Okla., Sire: TAU Mr Krugerrand 70M 130P

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Yearling Heifer: DCSF Post Rock Wilma 294Z8 ET, Meredith Clark, Barnard, Kan., Sire: CTR Good Night 880U

Gelbvieh Reserve Winter Yearling Heifer and Bred and Owned Division Champion: TTTT Damn Special ET, Chase Tabor, Columbus, Kan., Sire: JRI Enhancer 53U21

Gelbvieh Reserve Bred and Owned Winter Yearling Heifer: LCC 7319Z, Chandler Ladner, Argonia, Kan., Sire: LCC T8

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Female: RLKL RL Lady, Victoria Nowack, Bland, Mo., Sire: DVE Davidson Johnboy 134U

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Female: GMP Walnut Ridge Y8, Brandon Champman, Carthage, Mo., Sire: JKGF 34U1

Gelbvieh Champion Cow-Calf and Bred and Owned Division Champion: TTTT Red Dawn, Chase Tabor, Columbus, Kan., Sire: JRI Extra Exposure 285L71 ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Cow-Calf: LBVF Good Morning Beautiful, Samantha Tucker, Portis, Kan., Sire: RTRT Solution

Balancer Champion Junior Heifer Calf: VTT Hoot N Nanny, Samantha Tucker, Portis, Kan., Sire: New Haven American Made

Balancer Reserve Junior Heifer Calf and Bred and Owned Division Champion: LARM She’s All That, Ashlyn Larman, Orlando, Okla., Sire: SJCC X Century 70X

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer Calf: TTTT Kodak Moment ET, Karsyn Youngblood, Columbus, Kan., Sire: HF Kodiak 5R

Balancer Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: VER Lee Ann 314Z ET, Quentin Clark, Barnard, Kan., Sire: S A V Brave 8320

Balancer Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer: PMG 30Z, Brandon Oldenburg, Mulhall, Okla., Sire: CRAN Move’N On W16

Balancer Reserve Intermediate Yearling Heifer: PMG 12Z ET, Tricia Goes, Odell, Neb., Sire: BEA Passion 001X ET

Balancer Champion Spring Yearling Heifer: HTFG Ms Zippy Z542, Benny McWilliams, Asbury, Mo., Sire: JRI Enhancer 53U21

Balancer Reserve Spring Yearling Heifer: ELC Miss Jordyn, Quentin Clark, Barnard, Kan., Sire: GRU Impact 850X

Balancer Champion Winter Yearling Heifer: ROC Cookie 501Z, Kyle Cavalli, Lincoln, Kan., Sire: S A V Final Answer 0035

Balancer Reserve Winter Yearling Heifer: HIGH Ms Victoria 3Z9, Baxter Lowe, Adrian, Mo., Sire: JKC Huckleberry 701

Balancer Champion Senior Female: TTTT Mytty Good Girl ET, Karsyn Youngblood, Columbus, Kan., Sire: Mytty In Focus

Balancer Reserve Senior Female: MDR Laura 152Y, Brylee Thiel, Kaw City, Okla., Sire: ELK CK Crazy Horse 138P

Balancer Champion Bred and Owned Senior Female: LCC Lady Di, Chandler Ladner, Argonia, Kan., Sire: HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59 ET

Champions Named in Gelbvieh Junior Twister Classic

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The American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) held their annual national junior show July 3-8 in Kearney, Neb. Named each year for the host state, the 2011 AGJA Twister Classic saw 248 Gelbvieh and Balancer® animals entered by 151 junior members from 16 states.

The week-long event not only included the exhibition of the best Gelbvieh and Balancer females, bulls and market steers from across the country, but youth also participated in 23 educational contests and programs. The Twister Classic was hosted jointly by the Gelbvieh Association of Nebraska and the Kansas Gelbvieh Association and was held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.

“Participating in a national show like this not only provides an opportunity to compete nationally, but it also provides a chance to see great cattle and meet Gelbvieh youth and breeders from across the country,” says Dana Stewart, American Gelbvieh Association director of member services and director of youth programs.

The livestock shows were held on Thursday and Friday. Evaluating the showmanship contest, market steers, Balancer bred and owned bulls and Balancer females was Christy Collins, Frederick, Okla. Evaluating the Gelbvieh bred and owned bulls and Gelbvieh females was Shane Lindsey, Prairie City, Iowa.

Britney Volek, Highmore, S.D., exhibited the grand champion Gelbvieh female. BABR 0003X is a March 2010 daughter of 353R and first claimed the spring yearling division.

Coming out of the same division was the reserve grand champion Gelbvieh female. Chasey Blach, Yuma, Colo., exhibited this winning female. JCGR BAR GT Ella 265X ET is a March 2010 daughter of R Collateral 2R.

The grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh female was shown by Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind. GGGE 3G X-Factor 014X is a January 2010 heifer sired by 3G Time Machine 758T ET. This female was first named the champion and bred and owned champion winter yearling.

Austin Teeter, Mt. Ulla, N.C., had the reserve grand champion bred and owned female with a heifer out of the senior female division. AMT Jenna 27W is a September 2009 daughter of Solution.

Leading the grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh bull was Emily Griffiths with GGGE 3G Excalibur 055X ET, a March 2010 son of Freedom 178F ET.

Jacob Rupp, Perry, Okla., exhibited the reserve grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh bull. JERG 5X9 is a March 2010 son of Apollo.

In the Balancer show, the grand champion Balancer female and the grand champion bred and owned Balancer female was a cow/calf pair exhibited by Emily Griffiths. GGGE 3G Cowgirl Wisdom 951W is a March 2009 female sired by 3G Smoke N’ Mirrors. This pair first claimed the cow/calf division as both champion and champion bred and owned.

The reserve grand champion Balancer female was shown by Tanner Taubenheim, Amherst, Neb. TAU Ms Grid Topper 43T 015X is a January 2010 daughter of Mr Grid Topper 43T. This female was first named the champion winter yearling.

Exhibiting the reserve grand champion bred and owned Balancer female was Britney Volek. BVLK X018 is an October 2010 daughter of WR MR Val Stan 6441. She was first named the champion bred and owned senior heifer calf.

The grand champion bred and owned Balancer bull was exhibited by Emily Griffiths. GGGE 3G Xpediter 096X is an October 2010 bull sired by 3G Smoke N’ Mirrors.

Kyle Bauer, Fairbury, Neb., exhibited the reserve grand champion bred and owned Balancer bull. KOBG KB Yukon 044X is a February 2010 son of Rupple Yukon 301P.

In the market steer show, both the grand champion and reserve grand champion market steers were exhibited by Kacie Jurgens, Miller, Neb. The champion steer weighed 1,208 pounds. The reserve steer had a weight of 1,212 pounds.

The champion pen of three Gelbvieh females was exhibited by Colorado, with reserve going to South Dakota. The champion pen of three Balancer females went to Nebraska, with reserve to North Carolina. The champion pen of three market steers was exhibited by Nebraska; reserve went to Kansas.

For complete coverage of the 2011 AGJA Twister Classic visit www.www.gelbvieh.org. The 2012 AGJA Black and Gold Classic will be July 1-7 in Chillicothe, Mo. For more information about the American Gelbvieh Junior Association visit www.www.gelbvieh.org/juniors.

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