Sioux Empire Farm Show 4-H/FFA Youth Invitational Calf Show
January 31, 2014
Matt Johnson, Sioux Falls, S.D., judged the 4H/FFA Youth Invitational Calf Show at the Sioux Empire Farm Show Jan. 21 in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Four classes of breeding heifers were shown with the grand champion heifer going to Tommy Norman, Luverne, Minn. Dahson DeJong, Sibley, Iowa, exhibited the reserve champion heifer.
Eighteen head were shown with first and second place in each of the four classes as follows: Class 1: Levi VanderLaan, Beresford, S.D.; Justin Kooistra, Larchwood, Iowa; Class 2: Tommy Norman, Luverne, Minn.; Madeline Loewe, Lennox, S.D.; Class 3: Braeden Bauman, Pipestone, Minn.; Justin Kooistra, Larchwood, Iowa; and Class 4: Dahson DeJong, Sibley, Iowa; Riley Knoblock, Larchwood, Iowa.
Twenty-three steers were shown in four classes. The champion steer went to Makayla Nelson, Volga, S.D., with the reserve champion going to Ashlynne Beninga, Sioux Falls.
First and second places in each class were: Class 1: Joe Eichacker, Salem, S.D.; Jackson Nordlund, Hartford, S.D.; Class 2: Makayla Nelson, Volga, S.D.; Autumn Haan, Chancellor, S.D.; Class 3: Ashlynne Beninga, Sioux Falls; Jacob Hojer, Oldham, S.D.; and Class 4: Maggie VanderLaan, Beresford, S.D.; Neil Metzger, Larchwood, Iowa.
One class of feeder heifers was shown. Hilary Albrecht, Howard, S.D., showed the champion feeder heifer. Allison Bruns, Madison, S.D., exhibited the reserve champion feeder heifer.
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Tommy Norman was named champion senior showman. Ashlynne Beninga was reserve champion senior showman.
Hilary Albrecht, Howard, S.D., was named champion junior showman. Makayla Nelson was reserve champion junior showman.
Dahson DeJong was named champion beginner showman. Braeden Bauman, Pipestone, Minn., was reserve champion beginner showman. F
–Sioux Empire Farm Show