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Only paid (current) members of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) and American Hereford Association (AHA) who are at least 7 years old and not yet 22 years old as of January 1, 2024, may enter cattle in the show. The Annual Membership fee is $15 and is due prior to entry.

Only one exhibitor per online entry application. In the case of joint ownership between siblings, the exhibitor on the entry will be required to show the animal.

Persons making entries in the show shall agree to abide by all the rules and regulations of the AHA, and will not hold the American Hereford Association or affiliated parties responsible for loss or injury to any animals or articles.

In the instance of a global health concern that happens prior to the event, the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) will follow the guidelines set forth by the federal and state government and the city of Grand Island.

There will be NO substitutions or refunds issued for the JNHE.

DOUBLE CHECK all information that is submitted.

  • Early Bird Deadline: May 15
  • Final Entry and Ownership Deadline: June 1 - NO Late Entries Accepted

For questions regarding event registration, contact the American Hereford Association at (816) 842-3757 or , National Shows Coordinator and Youth Activities Assistant or email , Director of Youth Activities and Foundation.

For registrations, membership, DNA and transfers contact the Member Service Department

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