Photo Contest Rules
Entries Accepted: Now-June 1st.
Must be a UJSSA Member.
Must feature a Suffolk sheep in the photo.
Should be a jpg. file submitted
Each Jr. Member can enter up to 3 photos.
Submit photos to email@example.com
Suffolk Scholarship ($1000)
Let’s Grow Suffolks Scholarship ($1000)
Royer Farm Suffolk Scholarship ($2000)
More info @ https://suffolks.org/scholarships.html
UJSSA Intern/Director Applications
UJSSA members interested in serving the Junior Association for a two-year term as a volunteer director must apply for the position by completing a Director Application. Juniors who have not served as a UJSSA Director must apply to be a UJSSA Director Intern, a one year term, before being eligible to be a Director. Applications will be reviewed, and applicants will be notified on the interview process. New director terms begin at the July meeting and conclude with the National Junior Suffolk show the following year.
UJSSA officers and directors are expected to attend the National Junior Suffolk Show, assist with fundraising for the junior show and junior promotional projects, participate in UJSSA meetings and promote interest in the Suffolk breed and membership in UJSSA through various promotional and educational activities.
UJSSA officers are expected to participate in all UJSSA Board conference calls. If a Director is absent for two consecutive meetings or conference calls they will be relieved of their position on the board.
The primary responsibilities of the National Suffolk Ambassador and/or National Suffolk Queen would be to represent the breed at Shows and Sales. The contest will be held at the National Junior Suffolk Show each year. Applicants will be interviewed by a committee of three. The winner will serve a one year term from the current National Junior Suffolk Show to next National Junior Suffolk Show.
The United Suffolk Sheep Association has set aside $1,000 to assist in the financing of expenses for the winners. Winners are required to turn in receipts for the $1,000.
The National Suffolk Ambassador contest is open to any junior member between the ages of 16 and 21, must be a member and in good standing with the United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association.
Applicants should be willing to attend: National Junior Suffolk Show, Midwest Stud Ram Sale, and North American International Livestock Expositions Junior & Open Suffolk Shows.
The National Suffolk Queen contest is open to females between the ages of 16 and 21, must be a member and in good standing with the United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association.
The link below provides results from the Suffolk Needs Assessment, conducted Fall of 2020.
“Spencer” KC Suffolks 2015QR Feb buck sired by Samson, A Snazz son x Quam 0495. Big, long bodied, straight topped, super footed Res. Champ ram @ Spencer show, 2nd @ NAILE, hurt a leg jumping off stand before show, so was limping noticeably. We had lambs out of this buck.
By the way: Snazz sired Wonder, National Champion Ram NAILE
“Surprize” KC Suffolks 2017 RR – March triplet bottle lamb sired by Samson, Snazz son and dammed by KC 1617, who is sister to Bonzi’s mother. The ewe line came from Masser 298, who was 1st or 2nd NAILE as a lamb. Some Cobra II in that blood line. This lamb had a slow start but is making up now. Tail set, feet, straight topped. He’s here at the farm cuz he’s too good to ship
KC Suffolks, Kenny Capron, Parkersburg, Iowa – 319-231-4497
Online Ad Worksheet Now Available: https://form.jotform.com/210103891889158
Deadline Info: We ask that members who are interested in purchasing an ad, complete this commitment information by FEBRUARY 15, 2021. Photos can be submitted at a later time – by March 10th.
Here are some examples of ad designs: https://www.theshowtimesmagazine.com/design
DISTRICT 3 VACANCY NOTICE (posted 11/5/20)
View District 3 Vacancy Notice
DIRECTOR ELECTION RESULTS
There will be one director opening in Districts 1, 3 and 4. There will be 2 openings in District 2; a one year term and a three year term.
PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGES
The following document lists the proposed bylaw changes that was on the ballot for this year. All proposed changes passed by membership vote.
Calling all Jr’s! Your Jr Board is having another contest for all Jr members to participate in. We are having a Drawing Contest. You can do a drawing in either black and white or in color. See the flier below with details. The deadline for entries is Oct 1, 2020. If you have any questions you can contact one of the board members, myself (Nancy Burton) or drop your question to the Jr email. Looking forward to seeing some great entries!