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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 [ … ]
USSA ONLINE SALES
Consignment is open to USSA and UJSSA members.
Sale Entry Forms
Futurity Ewe Lamb Sale – April 19
(entry deadline April 4)
4/19 pdf 4/19 word
USSA Online Sale – April 26
(entry deadline April 10)
4/26 pdf 4/26 word
Equipment Consignment Online Sale – April 27
(entry deadline April 10)
4/27 pdf 4/27 word
Online Semen Sale/Foundation Fundraiser – May 2
Contact the Suffolk Office to learn how you can contribute!
USSA Online Sale – May 24
(entry deadline May 10)
5/24 pdf 5/24 word
Online Bred Ewe Sale – October 25
(entry deadline Oct 10)
Consignors: Please refer to the “USSA Online Sale – Tips for Consignors” sheet on the website for ways to improve your on-line sale success!
Virtual Annual Meeting
WATCH THE ARCHIVED USSA ANNUAL MEETING
View 2020 Annual Meeting AgendaYear-end ReportsRegistrations by Member Registrations by State19-20 USSA Financial Summary
DISTRICT 3 VACANCY NOTICE (posted 11/5/20)View District 3 Vacancy Notice
DIRECTOR ELECTION RESULTSThere 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.
Matt Wolf, Caldwell, Idaho
View District 1 Candidate Bio
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 votesView District 2 Candidate Bios
Jeremy Geske, New Prague, Minnesota – 23 votes
Teresa Harker, Oxford, Iowa – 12 votesView District 3 Candidate Bios
The District 4 vacancy seat will be filled on November 10th. View District 4 Vacancy Notice (updated 8.26)
PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGESThe following document lists the proposed [ … ]
U.S.S.A Board Adopts Suffolk Genetic Recovery Program
The United Suffolk Board in its retreat during the spring of 2015 proposed a goal of establishing a Suffolk genetic recovery program under the breed improvement plan. It became apparent to the Board that a number of Suffolk breeders had not registered their Suffolks for many years. These sheep were not eligible for the percentage registration program even though they were of Suffolk origins. The Board decided to explore the ramifications of allowing these breeders to register their sheep by appointing a committee to further investigate the issue. The Board adopted a Suffolk genetic recovery proposal after much research and numerous meetings. The parameters of the program are as follows.
Eligibility for Suffolk GAP registrations
Must be a member in good standing of the U.S.S.A. or U.J.S.S.A
Certify to the best of your knowledge that the sheep being considered for GAP are of Suffolk descent by signing [ … ]
Click Here to View Archived Webinar!
Click Here to View Presentation Slides!
2019 Suffolk Ewe Lamb Giveaway WinnersDistrict 1 – Kendall DriscollDistrict 2 – Beau NewportDistrict 3 – Nesse TuttleDistrict 4 – Hannah McAllistor
Videos will be posted on our website soon!
We had 52 videos submitted! Applicants are encouraged to consider reapplying next year!!!
USSA HALL OF FAME RECOGNITION EVENING
The USSA Board is excited to announce, the 2019 USSA Hall of Fame inductees!
Spelman B. Collins
Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized on Monday, November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky. If your schedule allows, please consider attending this year’s event. Please note that the dinner requires a reservation, reservations are due to the USSA Office by November 1st. The dinner is $25 per person.
Thank you to our event sponsors:Gene Check, Inc.Purina Animal NutritionThe Banner MagazineRoyer FarmRussell Sheep Co., LLCSuperior Farms
Location: ULA room – on the second floor of Freedom Hall – use escalator/elevator in food court.