Age Requirements – Changes!

NJAA Announces New Age Rule for Competition

Angus youth who are eight years old can now exhibit cattle at Angus-sponsored shows.

Eight-year-old members of the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) are now eligible to show at Angus-sponsored competitions across the country. The new age rule, approved by the American Angus Association Board of Directors and the National Junior Angus Board (NJAB), takes effect Jan. 1, 2016.

Illinois Young adults age 8-21 will be able to exhibit to match national show requirements
As young adults across the state start to select and purchase animals for the 2016 fair season, fair officials announced today that junior livestock shows will be expanded to include individuals age 8-21. Previously, junior livestock shows were limited to individuals age 10-18.