Blue Cattle
Juniors
To register for our annual scholarship program, download the following form and mail to:
American Blue Cattle Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 633404
Nacogdoches, TX 75963

Criteria for the Scholarship Program

  • Enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college
  • Age 18-22
  • ABCA junior Member for a minimum of 1 year
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • May only receive the scholarship once
  • Be a ABCA Junior Member in good standing
  • Youth or family own American Blue Cattle

ABCA American Blues Junior Awards

ABCA has developed an awards program for it's Junior exhibitors. The purpose of this program is to encourage development of our Junior cattlemen and women and to promote the American Blue breed. To be eligible for the program the youth should not have reached his/her 21st Birthday. Awards will be given for the top Junior and the Reserve Junior. To be awarded the honor of top Junior, the young man or woman must be a Junior member of ABCA and accumulate points on the following scales.

Open Shows Sanctioned for Youth Points

Tulsa State Fair - National Show: Cattle must be family or farm owned for at least 30 days prior to the show. Entry must be in juniors' name to qualify for class and overall points.

    All other shows, including county fairs, state fairs, 4-H & FFA, Expos and Open Show

    Class Placings

  • 20 points
    1st Place
  • 15 points
    2nd Place
  • 10 points
    3rd Place
  • 5 points
    4th Place
  • 3 points
    5th Place
  • Additional 20 points
    Overall Grand Champion
  • Additional 10 points
    Overall Reserve Grand Champion
    Rate of Gain
  • 20 points
    1st Place
  • 15 points
    2nd Place
  • 10 points
    3rd Place
  • 5 points
    4th Place
  • 3 points
    5th Place

Showmanship points are only earned at sanctioned shows.

    Class Placings
  • 30 points
    1st Place
  • 25 points
    2nd Place
  • 20 points
    3rd Place
  • 15 points
    4th Place
  • 10 points
    5th Place
  • Additional 30 points
    Overall American Blue Grand Champion
  • Additional 20 points
    Overall American Blue Reserve Grand Champion
    Showmanship
  • 25 points
    1st Place
  • 20 points
    2nd Place
  • 15 points
    3rd Place
  • 10 points
    4th Place
  • 5 points
    5th Place
  • 3 points
    6th Place

American Blue Cattle

Beef up your herd with American Blue Cattle the terminal sire of choice for commercial and dairy herds. Blue Cattle are bred for high yield lean meat with less fat and cholesterol than Chicken. Their docile temperament makes them an excellent choice for club calves.