AJCA Kicks-Off New Show Season The Arkansas Jr. Cattlemen’s Association hosted its annual Thanksgiving Classic cattle show and fundraising event at the Northeast Arkansas Exposition Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas November 28th and 29th. Exhibitors from all areas of the state traveled to attend the season’s kick-off double point show and Association annual meeting. Andy Higgins of Auburn Town, Tennessee evaluated the 141 entries and over 80 exhibitors. The event is the Association’s major fundraiser to fund member scholarships and year end awards. New officers and board members were elected that include: Blaire Wildy, Manila - President Sarah Caldwell, Rosebud – President-Elect Zachary Andrews, Camden – Secretary Will Clark, Rogers - Treasurer Colte Mosher, London - Area Vice President Austin Cook, Greenbrier - Area Vice President Mallory Hobson, Fouke - Area Vice President Ryann Grubbs, Delight - Area Vice President Daniel Lackie, Searcy - Area Vice President Allyson Morrison, Mt. Home - Area Vice President Chase King, Pocahontas - Area Vice President PeeWee Showmanship Winners 1st Colton Cole 2nd Chloee Clark 3rd Sawyer Beggs 4th Kennley Hardin 5th Laynee Prater-Gann Junior Showmanship Winners 1st Gabbi Litchford 2nd Chancee Clark 3rd Sawyer Henderson 4th Carlee Clark 5th Jaden Tweedy Senior Showmanship Winners 1st Sarah Caldwell 2nd Daniel Lackie 3rd Will Clark 4th Garrett Beggs 5th Zachary Andrews Top 5 Heifers Supreme Reserve Supreme Chancee Clark, Maintainer Carlee Clark, Charolais Composite 3rd Overall 4th Overall 5th Overall Amanda Bacon, Hereford Chloee Clark, Maintainer Colton Cole, Angus Top 5 Bulls Supreme Reserve Supreme 3rd Overall 4th Overall 5th Overall Brayden Drum, Hereford Laykyn Rainbolt, Angus Carley Morgan, Santa Gertrudis Colton Reeves, Brangus Austin Seagraves, Hereford Top 5 Steers Grand Champion Steer Reserve Champion Steer 3rd Overall 4th Overall 5th Overall Carlee Clark Blaire Wildy McKenzie Piker Amanda Bacon Blaine Wildy AJCA expresses much gratitude to the all our Association sponsors, silent auction donors, bidders and buyers, the Northeast Arkansas Exposition Center and the Wildy family for coordinating the arrangements as well as sponsoring the exhibitor gift for this year’s event. The deadline to request to sanction a show for the 2015 season is January 1, 2015. AJCA looks forward to another great show season for its members.