The American Gelbvieh Junior Association offers a wide variety of educational contest to help junior members develop valuable life-long skills. These contests are held every year at the AGJA Junior Classic. In addition, the AGJA Eastern Regional and AGJA Western Regional shows may offer a few contests.
At Junior Classic, AGJA members compete in contest within their age division. These divisions are determined by the age of the junior members as of January 1 of the current year. The age division are as follows:
- Junior: 8-11 years of age
- Intermediate: 12-15 years of age
- Senior: 16-21 years of age