The Thomas Foods International Angus Youth Roundup will return to Armidale for 2019, marking the first of many events to celebrate the centenary of Angus Australia.
The Thomas Foods International Angus Youth Roundup will take place from the 10th-13th of January 2019 at the Armidale Showgrounds.
160 participants aged 8 to 25 will roll into Armidale to take part in the largest single breed event of its kind in Australia.
The event will be a host to various education sessions and competitions allowing participants to learn from industry professionals, without the need to supply their own livestock. But the event also keeps the focus on the fun, with the Barnyard Olympics and heifer show competitions also part of the event program.
Also returning for 2019 is the Special Dinner Dance and auction, which will see Roundup participants and their families coming together with event sponsors for a silent and live auction to raise funds for the Angus Youth programs and enjoy a night of live band entertainment.
And not to forget the parents, the Parent’s Bus Trip is returning to Roundup with an excellent itinerary around the surrounding areas of Armidale with a great day instore for the ‘rents!
The Thomas Foods International Roundup 2019 Coordinator Zac McInerney looks forward to the event.
“Roundup is an excellent opportunity for young beef enthusiasts to learn from some extremely experienced members of the industry, all while networking with likeminded young people and having fun at the same time.”
At the Thomas Foods International Angus Youth Roundup, numerous awards will be presented to Angus Youth across a number of different criteria’s. These awards are as follows, the Bulliac Studmaster Award, the Blackstone Angus SA Junior Heifer Expo Award, the Merridale Angus Aspiring Breeder Award, the New England Travel Trans-Tasman Scholarship, the EJ Angus Encouragement Award, Matthew George Citizenship Award, Immediate Champion Junior Judge Award and the Champion Awards.