There are events for Southdown Youth year-around, all across the country! Please see the ASBA Calendar for a full list of the current events and how to participate. You can also contact the ASBA Director for your region or an AJSA Ambassador who can connect you with Southdown breeders, youth, associations, and events in your state.
ASBA American Classic Junior Show
July 3-5th in Richmond, Indiana at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Can begin arriving Friday July 3rd. Junior Show to be held on Saturday July 4th and continuing on Sunday July 5th. Showmanship, market lamb, ram and ewe classes. More details and registration coming soon!
ASBA Virtual Kickoff
June 27th-June 28th. Open to all registered Southdown ewe lambs and Southdown market lambs. Check out all of the details on our Events Page! https://southdownsheep.org/event/asba-virtual-kickoff/
AJSA Junior Photography Contest
We will be posting our winning photographs by June 2nd and will have calendars available for purchase at our Richmond July 4th Event!
Northeastern Junior Regional Southdown Show
Check out the Northeastern Junior Regional Southdown Show held with the Northeast Youth Sheep Show in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Complete with a fleece show, Skillathon, quiz bowl contest, and sheep show, there is a lot to participate in.
Midwest Junior Regional Southdown Show
Make plans to attend the Midwest Junior Regional Southdown Show at the 2020 Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival in September. Junior Southdown members can enjoy a fun social organized by the Wisconsin Southdown Association. Kids are also encouraged to participate in the judging contest, Skillathon, photo contest, lamb lead, and other events being held during the Wool Festival.
North American International Livestock Expo Southdown Junior Show
The NAILE is a culmination of ASBA events for the year in a final showdown! Held at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center in Louisville, the NAILE Southdown Junior Show is the final event for futurity participants to receive points and winners of the “Pot ‘O Gold” are announced following the show. Kids can also take part in the Southdown Skillathon and enjoy a Junior Social organized by the AJSA Ambassadors. The NAILE is also home to the ASBA Annual Social and Meeting along with the Stars of Louisville Ewe Sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get connected with breeders and families from across America.