2018 Thomas Foods International Roundup Awards

Bulliac Studmaster Award

The recipient of the Studmaster Award will receive a registered Angus heifer donated by the Hill family from Bulliac Angus. This award identifies up and coming talent in the Angus Breed. It is open to all young Angus enthusiasts  who attend the Angus Youth National Roundup and have demonstrated great initiative, leadership and commitment to the beef industry.

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Waitara Angus National All Breeds Heifer Show Award

This award provides the winner with the chance to attend the National All-Breeds Junior Heifer Show each year. Nominees will be assessed during the Roundup for their parading and presentation skills, their cooperation and attitude  as well as their general knowledge and willingness to learn. This award is proudly sponsored by Steve and Amity Chase from Waitara Angus.

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EJ Angus Encouragement Award

To be considered for the EJ Angus Encouragement Award, a participant must exhibit the following attributes:

  • A willingness to participate in all aspects of the Roundup
  • Show potential in the areas of clipping and fitting
  • Compete in a fair and equitable manner
  • Be interested in contributing to the Angus Youth movement

The recipient of this award receives a set of Wahl Clippers (plus a spare set of blades).

All Roundup participants are considered for this award.


Matthew George Citizenship Award

Matthew George was a keen cattleman who tragically died in a car accident. This award is presented in his honour to someone who displays good cooperation and goes out of their way to help others at the Roundup. The winner receives a $500 educational subsidy to put towards an activity of their choice. This award is proudly sponsored by the Victorian Angus State Committee.

All Roundup participants are considered for this award.


Blackstone Angus SA Junior Heifer Expo Award


This award provides the winner with the chance to attend the SA junior Heifer Expo in Adelaide each year. Nominees will be assessed during the Roundup for their parading and presentation skills, their cooperation and attitude, their general knowledge and willingness to learn. This award is proudly sponsored by Simone and Peter Bond of Blackstone Angus.

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Merridale Angus Aspiring Breeder Award

In 2015, Merridale Angus introduced a new award at the Angus Youth National Roundup. The Merridale Angus Aspiring Breeder Award is in recognition of an Angus Youth member who does not already have an Angus stud or the financial backing to start their own immediately but has a strong desire to breed their own Angus cattle. The Collin’s family believe it is important to support the youth in the industry and give them as many opportunities as possible to start their own cattle breeding operation. The recipient of this award will receive a registered Angus heifer.

All Roundup participants are considered for this award.


2018 Trans-Tasman Scholarship

The recipient of the Trans-Tasman Exchange will embark on a trip around New Zealand, visiting Angus studs, commercial operation, feedlots and attend field days and sales. The exchange will involve moving throughout the country experiencing the New Zealand beef industry and the strength of the Angus breed globally.

Sponsored by the New England Travel Center and the Angus Australia Foundation, the scholarship provides annually an Angus Australia member aged between 18 and 30 years of age the opportunity to travel around New Zealand.

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David and Kathleen Cornell Shield

The David and Kathleen Cornell Shield is annually awarded to the Co-ordinator of the Angus Youth National Roundup.


Champion Senior’s Awards

Each year the Angus Youth National Roundup Committee provides the Senior Champions of Junior Judging, Paraders and Herdsman with an award that gives them the opportunity to attend the Young Beef Producers Forum (YBPF). These awards provide the recipients with $205 which covers the YBPF registration fee as well as a year’s membership to the Future Farmers Network.


Intermediate Champion Junior Judge Award

Each year, the Angus Youth National Roundup Committee provides the intermediate Champion Junior Judge with an award to attend the Tocal Beef Cattle Assessment Course. This award provides the recipient with $600 to cover the entry fee for the course.

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