The UFA Junior Futurity features young agriculture enthusiasts ages 5 - 21. The event includes showmanship competitions, a pee wee division, an open division, bred and owned division, and a commercial division. This allows junior exhibitors to showcase their cattle herds.
The UFA Junior Futurity competition is as follows:
- Pee Wee Division: 1st Place & 2nd Place
- Commercial Division: 1st Place & 2nd Place
- Open Division: 1st Place & 2nd Place
“Farmfair International is a great show to start showing at. As a young cattleperson just starting in purebred cattle, I have learned a lot about what good cattle look like. Farmfair International is definitely the show to go to if you want to learn from the best of the best.” -Kaitlin Malterer
Jr. Futurity Scholarships 2021
Exhibitors who enter and show an animal in the Jr. Futurity Commercial or the Jr. Futurity Open show will automatically have the chance to win a Jr. Futurity Award. A $1500 award will be presented to a Sr. Exhibitor (aged 15 – 21 years as of November 1, 2022) and a $1000 award will be presented to a Jr. Exhibitor (aged 9 – 14 years as of November 1, 2022). Award recipients will be determined via a draw during the UFA Jr. Futurity Show on November 12, 2022.
The purpose of the awards is to recognize and support youth who have committed to showcasing their livestock at Farmfair International and to help assist those youths with their agriculture or educational goals.