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Suffolk U Webinar: Youth Edition – Showmanship!

Free webinar! Open to anyone!
OR watch LIVE on the United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association – UJSSA Facebook page!!

Suffolk Youth – JUNE 1st Deadlines

 

Photo Contest Rules
Entries Accepted: Now-June 1st.
Rules:
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 juniors@suffolks.org

Foundation Scholarships
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.
Applications: https://suffolks.org/youth.php

Suffolk Ambassador/Queen
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.

Qualifications:
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.
Application: https://suffolks.org/ambassador-queen-contest.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suffolk Association Needs Assessment

The link below provides results from the Suffolk Needs Assessment, conducted Fall of 2020.

Click Here to View Suffolk Needs Assessment

Rams For Sale

  

“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

2021 Suffolk Breeders Directory

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

2020 Futurity Standings

FINAL RESULTS

Election Results & Annual Meeting

Virtual Annual Meeting

WATCH THE ARCHIVED USSA ANNUAL MEETING

View 2020 Annual Meeting Agenda
Year-end Reports
Registrations by Member
Registrations by State
19-20 USSA Financial Summary

 

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. 

District 1
Matt Wolf, Caldwell, Idaho
District 2
Carol Heupel, Weldona, Colorado – fills 3 year term, 14 votes
Jeff Baumann, Savannah, Missouri – fills 1 year term, 13 votes
Bill Gergen, Geneva, Nebraska – 12 votes
Tom Burke, Smithville, Missouri – 5 votes
View District 2 Candidate Bios
 
District 3
Jeremy Geske, New Prague, Minnesota – 23 votes
Teresa Harker, Oxford, Iowa – 12 votes
View District 3 Candidate Bios
 
District 4
The District 4 vacancy seat will be filled on November 10th.
View District 4 Vacancy Notice (updated 8.26)

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.

Article III Membership –
Section 1 Membership Eligibility
Approve: 77
Disapprove: 4
 
Article III Membership –
Section 2 Associate Membership
Approve:77
Disapprove: 4
 
Article III Membership –
Section 3 Junior Membership
Approve: 75
Disapprove: 6
 
Article III Membership –
Section 5 Voting Rights
Approve: 77
Disapprove: 3
 
Article V Directors-
Section 2 Number and Qualifications
Approve: 75
Disapprove: 6
 
Article V Directors-
Section 3 Term of Office
Approve: 71
Disapprove: 5
 
Article X General Provisions-
Section 8. Amendments
Approve: 79
Disapprove: 2

2020 Proposed Bylaw Changes – updated 8.24.20

Suffolk Assessment

We invite you to participate in the Suffolk Association Needs Assessment. This assessment is open to anyone who owns Suffolk sheep, USSA or UJSSA membership is not required. It is estimated that this assessment will take approximately 30 minutes. The information gathered will be used in future long range planning by the USSA Board of Directors.
Participants who complete this assessment and include contact information will be entered into a drawing for two $50 Amazon gift cards.
The assessment link will be available thru October 15th.
Thank you again for taking time to complete this assessment!
~USSA Board of Directors

UJSSA Drawing Contest

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!

Suffolk U Webinar – Enterprise Analysis

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