Everything You Need to Know About the NJBS Contests...
* NOTE: This information is for the 2020 NJBS Contests and is therefore subject to change for future shows.
Eligibility To be eligible to participate in NJBS contests, you must be a paid IJBBA member by June 1, 2020. The minimum age to participate in the show and/or most contest activities is 7, as of January 1. PeeWee Divisions are included in the Illustration, Photography, Skill-A-Thon, Costume and Showmanship Contests with the minimum age of 3, as of January 1. Some contests also have Adult Divisions as well to encourage parental participation. All contest ages are as of January 1, 2020.
Contest Requirement Every NJBS exhibitor MUST participate in at least three (3) contests in order to show in the National Junior Bred & Owned and National Junior Owned Shows.
Contest Rules Click on each contest for specific rules and information.
Contest Cancellations Due to COVID 19 The following contests are cancelled for 2020...don't worry, they will be back next year!
Team Fitting and Showing Contest
Contest Check-In For 2020, Contest Check-In will be occur online. A link will be posted here and emailed to exhibitors in the coming days.
HighPoint Individual Awards Because of the participation requirement and to help encourage more participation in all NJBS Contests, the IJBBA Board of Directors is offering a $250 cash prize to each HighPoint Individual. HighPoint Individuals are calculated by participation and ranking in all eligible activities. Awards will be presented to the HighPoint Junior (7-12), Intermediate (13-16) and Senior (17-21). Please note that some contests are only for participation points. To win the HighPoint Individual Award, the contestant must participate in all of the following contests: Showmanship Contest, Computer Generated Brangus Advertisement Contest (VIRTUAL), Judging Contest, Photography Contest (VIRTUAL), Quiz Bowl Contest aka “Brangus Jeopardy”, Roger and Janet Greuel Speech Contest, Skill-A-Thon Contest. Please see the rules for each contest for information on how points are award.
DISPUTES Any disputes that arise will be handled at the discretion of the IJBBA Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, and/or Director of Youth Activities. Their verdict in such instances will be final.
Please read carefully through all contest rules as some changes have occurred from prior years and modifications have been made due to COVID 19 regulations!