The Georgia Junior National Livestock Show is a joint annual livestock competition open to Georgia 4-H and FFA members.


2020-2021 Georgia 4-H and Georgia FFA State Specie Shows

2020-2021 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Updates

2020-2021 Georgia 4-H & Georgia FFA State Commercial Dairy Heifer Entries to Verify

The Georgia Youth Livestock Program needs your support.

Learn how to assist in this effort.

Rules & Documents

These rules have been developed through the cooperative efforts of the Georgia Department of Education, The University of Georgia and Fort Valley State University.

  • 2020-2021 Ear Tag Order Form
  • Perry Hotel Information
  • 2020-2021 State Show Rulebook – Updated 5.27.20
  • All exhibitors must be residents of the State of Georgia.
  • The State Junior Livestock Shows are open to 4-H and FFA members who pre-entered and registered their animal with their local county agricultural education teacher by the specific entry deadline.
  • Age Requirements
    • State Heifer, State Market Beef and State Commercial Dairy Heifer Shows — 4-H members must be 4th grade by September 1 of the current year and cannot have completed high school. State Market Hog-4-H members must be 3rd grade by September 1 of the current year and cannot have completed high school.
    • State Market Lamb, Market Goat, Breeding Ewe and Breeding Doe Shows- An exhibitor must be in the 1st grade or older on September 1 of the current year and cannot have completed high school.







The catalog, seen by all who attend the Georgia Junior National Livestock Show, salutes past winners of the show, provides information needed to the exhibitors and displays advertisements which support our program.

Since 1995, proceeds from this Junior Livestock Catalog have provided 4-H and FFA members with scholarships for those who excelled in 12th grade showmanship. For the 2020-2021 Show Season the top 12th grade showmen in the State beef cattle, breeding ewe, commercial dairy heifer, market hog, breeding doe, market lamb and market goat shows are eligible for a $500 scholarship. The Reserve Champion 12th grade showmen in the before mentioned species showmanship competitions are eligible for a $250 scholarship. Your support of this catalog will allow us to continue to offer these types of opportunities. Thank you in advance for your support.

Advertisement Information

Support Georgia 4-H members and advertise for your business in the Livestock Catalog!

All advertisements are in black & white.

Pricing Information
Type Size Price
Center Fold* $600
Premium Page* Inside front / back cover $400
Full Page 8 x 10.5 $300
1/2 Page 8 x 5.5 $200
1/4 Page 4 x 5.5 $150

* Centerfold & Premium Pages will be designated to ads in the order received.

You may include photos, logos, etc. in your ad. Also, catalog coupons are a great way to show the exhibitors your appreciation of their support of your business. This is a great opportunity to “get the word out” about your program and create future relationships with Georgia livestock and agriculture industry members.

Please send your check, ads and completed form to:

Christa Steinkamp

Curriculum & Technology Director, Georgia Agriculture Education

J. Phil Campbell Research Center

1420 Experiment Station Road

Watkinsville, GA 30677


The deadline for ads is January 10, 2020. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Christa Steinkamp at (706) 310-3466  or Ben Lastly at (706) 552-4456 or Heather Shultz at (706) 542-8892.


The Georgia Junior National Premium Catalog is published annually to highlight the exhibitors and other participants of the Georgia Junior Livestock Program. Each issue is dedicated to an individual who has made statewide contributions (leadership, financial or outstanding service) toward the success of the youth program.

Being selected for dedication is the highest honor given by the exhibitors, teachers, Agents, and Specialists involved in the Junior Livestock Program.

Send nominations to one of:

  • Heather K. Shultz
    • Extension Specialist, Georgia 4-H
    • Hoke Smith Annex #321
    • Athens, GA 30602
    • Fax: 706-543-4373
  • Ben Lastly
    • Executive Secretary, Georgia FFA Association
    • 316 Poultry Science – UGA
    • Athens, GA 30602

Nomination forms must be received no later than the close of business on January 10, 2020.

Nomination Form

Past Dedications

  • 1977 – Henry Reaves
  • 1978 – Joe Edd Tolbert
  • 1979 – Johnny Jenkins
  • 1980 – O’Dell G. (Dan) Daniel
  • 1981 – Henry L. Terhune
  • 1982 – Joel P. West
  • 1983 – Clyde Triplett
  • 1984 – R.G. Houser
  • 1985 – Thomas Davis Jr.
  • 1986 – Olin W. Ginn
  • 1987 – Robert L. Nash
  • 1988 – Roland D. Brooks
  • 1989 – Sam P. McGill
  • 1990 – Walter J. Moore
  • 1991 – M.K. Cook
  • 1992 – C.D. Brannen
  • 1993 – Edgar Rhodes
  • 1994 – Hugh Snell
  • 1995 – Tommy Irvin
  • 1996 – Sam Stodgill
  • 1997 – Roy Strange
  • 1998 – Doug Chastain
  • 1999 – Robert Odom
  • 2000 – Ernie Morgan
  • 2001 – Wayne Shackelford
  • 2002 – Jimmy Mullis
  • 2003 – Calvin Alford
  • 2004 – Dan T. Brown
  • 2005 – Larry Guthrie
  • 2006 – Gary Farmer
  • 2007 – John Callaway
  • 2008 – Billy Moss
  • 2009 – Robert Stewart
  • 2010 – Melvin Thompson
  • 2011 – Dale Redeker
  • 2012 – Gene Sutherland
  • 2013 – John K. Wilkinson
  • 2014 – Will Getz
  • 2015 – Carter Black
  • 2016 – Ted Dyer
  • 2017 – Ronnie Silcox
  • 2019 – Charles Bailey

Student Spotlight

Each year, Georgia 4-H and FFA spotlight six young people in the Georgia Jr. Livestock Catalog at the State Livestock Show in February. One student in each category is recognized (swine, beef, dairy, sheep, and goat species), and an “All Around” exhibitor. If you have a student whom you feel truly defines all that is good about the junior livestock program, please nominate him or her for the Catalog Student Spotlight.

We are looking for students who are the epitome of hard work, fair play, character, and project growth. Regardless of the color ribbons they win, or the size of their operation, we want to spotlight those who define all that is good about the junior livestock program.

Nomination forms for 4-H members are due on January 10, 2020.

Send 4-H Nominations to:

Heather K. Shultz
Georgia 4-H
321 Hoke Smith Annex – UGA
Athens, GA 30602

We have hundreds of wonderful young people who deserve to be recognized. Please help us find them!

Nomination Form


  • Banquet Sponsors
    • Georgia General Assembly
    • Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority
    • Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter
    • Discover Perry
  • Champion Sponsor
    • Georgia Farm Bureau
  • Second High – Fifth High Overall Sponsors
    • Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation
  • Record Book Sponsors
    • Georgia Cattlemen’s Foundation
    • Georgia Dairy Youth Foundation
    • Georgia Pork Producers Association
    • Georgia Young Farmers Association
    • Godfrey’s Warehouse
  • Georgia Born And Bred Sponsors
    • Georgia Club Lamb Producers Association
    • Marie Murphy
  • First Year Steer Exhibitor Steer Show Sponsor
    • Ted G. Dyer Scholarship Fund
  • Georgia Beef Cattle Exhibitors Youth Leadership Scholarships Sponsor
    • John Mobley & Sons
  • Dance Sponsor
    • UGA CAES Office of Academic Affairs
  • Special Donors
    • Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority
    • Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter

A special thank you to each of the agricultural education teachers, county extension agents, program assistants, volunteer leaders, and parents of all junior livestock exhibitors!


Heather K. Shultz
Extension Specialist, Livestock