13th Annual Heritage Cattle Company Junior Show

Join us for our 13th Annual Heritage Classic Junior Show!  This year’s event is scheduled for June 13-14, at the ranch in Hungerford, Texas.  Events include livestock judging contest, public speaking, showmanship, and shows for Heritage branded cattle and progeny of Heritage branded cattle.

To enter the Junior events, please download the form and return to heritagecattle1@yahoo.com.
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Junior Show Details and Entry

View the schedule and eligibility for entry below.  If there are future restrictions put on social gathering, we will take the appropriate actions to notify exhibitors through this website and social media, as well as by phone and email.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 13, 2020


Cattle Check-In Begins


Cattle Check-In Closes


Livestock Judging Contest  (open to all Junior Brahman members)


Showmanship  (open to all Junior Brahman members)


Public Speaking  (open to all Junior Brahman members)

Sunday, June 14, 2020 – Heritage T-Shirt Day


Cowboy Church


H Branded Show


Exhibitor Group Photo

Public Speaking and Judging Awards

11:00 am

Heritage Progeny Show   (must be sired by a Heritage bull or out of a Heritage cow)

Show Rules and Information:

Location:  Heritage Cattle Company, 1832 FM 1161 W, Wharton, Texas 77488

Room Block  will be available at-
Holiday Inn Express
10247 Hwy 59
Wharton, Texas 77488

RV Village Wharton
2601 N Richmond Rd.
Wharton, Texas 77488

Stall spaces for cattle will be assigned upon arrival.  There are no overnight camping spaces available at the ranch.

    Team Heritage Junior Show

    Eligibility:  All Junior Exhibitors with Heritage branded cattle or progeny of Heritage branded cattle are eligible to enter the H Branded Show and Heritage Progeny Show.  All Junior Exhibitors may enter the Livestock Judging, Showmanship and Public Speaking events. 

    All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and a signed release of liability must be turned in no later than the time of check-in.  If a signed waiver is not received, the exhibitor may not participate in any event and the cattle cannot stay on the premises.  All cattle entered must be registered in the name of the Exhibitor.

    On checking in cattle, exhibitors will be given a t-shirt to wear for the H Branded Show and the Heritage Progeny Show.

    H Branded Show
    Open to all Junior Exhibitors with Heritage “H” branded heifers.

    Heritage Progeny Show
    Open to all Junior Exhibitors with heifer of a Heritage “H” branded sire or dam.

    Red and Gray heifers will show together.  Class Breaks for H Branded Show and Heritage Progeny Show:

    Calf Division
    Females calved January 1 – February 28, 2020
    Females calved November 1 – December 31, 2019
    Females calved October 1 – October 31, 2019
    Females calved September 1 – September 30, 2019

    Yearling Division
    Females calved August 1 – August 31, 2019
    Females calved July 1 – July 31, 2019
    Females calved June 1 – June 30, 2019
    Females calved May 1 – May 31, 2019

    Intermediate Division
    Females calved April 1 – April 30, 2019
    Females calved March 1 – March 31, 2019
    Females calved February 1 – February 28, 2019
    Females calved January 1 – January 31, 2019

    Junior Division
    Females calved November 1 – December 31, 2018
    Females calved October 1 – October 31, 2018
    Females calved September 1 – September 30, 2018
    Females calved July 1 – August 31, 2018

    Senior Division
    Females calved May 1 – June 20, 2018
    Females calved March 1 – April 30, 2018
    Females calved January 1 – February 28, 2018

    Grand Champion
    Reserve Grand Champion
    3rd Overall
    4th Overall
    5th Overall

    Open to all Junior Exhibitors.  Showmanship Class Breaks:

    Peewee Division
    Under 8 years old

    Novice Division
    8 year old exhibitors
    9 year old exhibitors
    10 year old exhibitors
    Champion Novice Showman

    Junior Division
    11 year old exhibitors
    12 year old exhibitors
    13 year old exhibitors
    Champion Junior Showman

    Intermediate Division
    14 year old exhibitors
    15 year old exhibitors
    Champion Intermediate Showman

    Senior Division
    16 year old exhibitors
    17 year old exhibitors
    18 year old exhibitors
    Champion Senior Showman

    Livestock Judging Contest
    Open to all Junior Exhibitors.  At least one class of each of the following will be judged: Bulls, Heifers, Steers.

    Public Speaking
    Open to all Junior Exhibitors.   Subject Matter: Each contestant is to pick their own topic, which should reflect the current events in the Brahman breed and beef industry.

    Length of Speech:
    Novice & Junior Divisions: 3 to 6 minutes
    Intermediate and Senior Divisions: 5 to 10 minutes

    Points will be deducted from contestants’ scores for not meeting the appropriate time limit at the rate of 1 point per every 10 seconds the speech runs over or under the set time limit. Time-keepers will be designated to inform judges of time faults.


    1. Content of Speech – 40%
      1. Topic areas provided in AJBA rules
      2. Knowledge of subject
      3. Subject matter factually correct and up to date
      4. Audience learned about subject
      5. Appropriate content organization
    2. Presentation of Speech – 40%
      1. Confidence, posture, poise
      2. Voice - projection, pronunciation, speed
      3. Gestures, movements, eye contact
      4. Memorization of speech
    3. Response to Questions – 20%
      1. Complete answers
      2. Concise and brief
      3. Responses indicate knowledge
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