Promotional Video Contest
November 1, 2021 – January 15, 2022
1) Must be a UJSSA member
2) Contest will offer 3 age divisions:
3) The subject matter of the promotional video is “The Suffolk Breed”.
4) The video should be 30 seconds and 2 minutes long.
5) Each Jr. Director will create their own promotional video as an example. Examples will be posted by Oct. 1 on the UJSSA Facebook page and the Junior page on the USSA website under “Youth”.
6) Videos should be attached to an email with your name, state, and age as of January 1, 2022. Submit videos to email@example.com. Contact the USSA Office with any video submission issues.
7) Submission deadline: January 15, 2022.
8) Prizes awarded to the top two in each age division. Winning videos will be posted on the UJSSA Facebook and Instagram pages.
SUBMISSION LINK: https://www.dropbox.com/request/irgqJWbuam8X47HBZTC2
2021 North American International Livestock Exposition
Friday, November 12
Junior Breeding Showmanship – 9am
Premier Bred Ewe/Premier Market Mama Sale—1pm also on wlivestock.com
Market Lamb Showmanship— 1 hour following conclusion of commercial ewe show
Lead Line –5pm
Saturday, November 13
Suffolk Market Lamb Show
UJSSA Root Beer Float Social – 2:45pm, outside Suffolk Sale
North American International Suffolk Sale – 3:00pm
UJSSA Meeting* – 30 minutes following the conclusion of the Suffolk Sale, Saddle & Sirloin Club
Sunday, November 14
Junior Suffolk Breeding Sheep Show – following Dorper show, Ring 1
Suffolk Foundation Board Meeting – 4:30pm, Saddle & Sirloin Club
Monday, November 15
USSA Board of Directors Meeting – morning, TBA*, Freedom Hall VIP Board Room
Hall of Fame Recognition Event – 5:30pm Social Hour, 6:30pm Dinner, Saddle & Sirloin Club
Tuesday, November 16
Open Suffolk Show – 9am, Ring 1
Thursday, November 18
Supreme Champion – follows completion of all open shows
***Any Changes to meeting times and locations to be posted at the USSA booth***
2021 Director Election Results
Greg Ahart, CA – unopposed, fills vacancy
View District 1 Bio
Jeff Baumann, MO – 10 votes
Tom Burke, MO -11 votes
View District 2 Bios
Andrew Slack, WI – 17 votes
Dennis Sorensen, IL – 21 votes
View District 3 Bios
Brenda Reau, MI – 34 votes (fills 3 year term)
Mac Swortzel, VA – 9 votes
Bill Zwyers, IN – 23 votes (fills 2 year term)
View District 4 Bios
Article V Section 3
Article V Section 4
ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE
The 2021 United Suffolk Sheep Association Annual Meeting will be virtual via Zoom. The board decided to move forward with a virtual annual meeting again this year as they received positive feedback from the membership after last year’s meeting, support through the Needs Assessment and feels it’s the best way to allow all members of the association to participate.
We encourage all members to join us on Monday, November 8th at 7:30pm central via Zoom. Please note you do not need a computer to join, you can call in!!
JOIN THE USSA ANNUAL MEETING
Meeting ID: 890 7461 1289
SUFFOLK HALL OF FAME RECOGNITION EVENING
You’re invited to join fellow United Suffolk Sheep Association members for an event filled evening of dining and reminiscing as the association recognizes the 2021 inductees to the United Suffolk Sheep Association Hall of Fame. The event is scheduled for Monday, November 15 at 5:30 pm (Social Hour – Dinner at 6:30 pm) at North American International Livestock Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky.
Marlin Berg Family, Minnesota
Alan Culham, Michigan
Jim Peifer/Kurt Birky, Illinois
Bill & Susan Shultz/Bunker Hill Farm, Ohio
Advanced Dinner Reservations are Required. To make reservations, please use THIS FORM or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the number attending in your party. The dinner is $35 per attendee, please send payment and make checks paid to USSA – PO Box 121, Holland, Iowa 50642. NOTE: Reservations must be made by October 31, no late reservations will be accepted this year.
Owned Ewe Lamb
No points submitted at this time.
52pts – VanDyke 21-3, Raesa Zelinsky, SD
23pts – Slack 1434, Molly McGowan, TX
19pts – Slack 1418, Aubrey McGowan, TX
30pts – JMG 2124, Maddie Anderson, MN
18pts – Bar-Zel 2110, Elijah Ruddat, WI
10pts – Bar-Zel 2157, Elijah Ruddat, WI
7pts – Bar-Zel 2109, Noah Dobberpuhl, MN
45pts – Slack 1363, Emily Stevens, OH
42pts – MacCauley 5416, Allee Hoover, PA
37pts – Arnevik 2099, George Cash, PA
Bred & Owned Ewe Lamb
56pts – Thoeny MN503307-0002, Nicole Thoeny, MN
50pts – Bar-Zel 2114, Raesa Zelinsky, SD
42pts – So-N-So Acres 03106, Brittany Smith, NJ
38pts – So-N-So Acres 03095, Brittany Smith, NJ
31pts – Royer Farm 112, Avery Sullivan, IL
18pts – Everts 2112, Greeley Everts, IA
4pts – Hastings Farm 21-7, Kameron Hastings, IL
Owned Yearling Ewe
64pts – Dombek Family 3463, Briana Thoeny, MN
36pts – Slack 0192, Emily Stevens, OH
Bred & Owned Yearling Ewe
49pts – Binder/Albright 1964, Madison Binder, IL
47pts – Binder/Albright 1962, Sandra Binder, IL
43pts – So-N-So Acres 03121, Brittany Smith, NJ
28pts – Haugh 2003, George Cash, PA