Know a Creative, Albertan Youth? ABP Young Guns Contest is Now Open

Exciting news for youth aged 8-21 in Alberta’s beef industry! If you’re involved in Beef 4-H, junior cattle shows or beef production, you’re eligible to apply for the Alberta Beef Producers’ (ABP) “Young Guns Contest.” The contest, running until May 30, 2014, is looking for applicants to identify what they see as the biggest challenge for beef producers and how to overcome it, as an industry.

Tired of written applications? Though writing is certainly an option, this contest welcomes any form of communication, including: YouTube videos, radio advertisements, essays, social media campaigns, posters, cartoons and press releases.

Winners will be picked on June 11, 2014 by a panel of judges at the ABP Semi Annual Meeting
and will be contacted by June 20,2014.

1st Place – $1,000
2nd Place – $500
3rd Place – $250

Entry forms are available online, and should be sent to Katelyn Laverdure (contact information included below) no later than May 30, 2014 at midnight. Good luck!

Katelyn Laverdure
Communications Manager
Alberta Beef Producers
165, 6815 8 Street, NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7H7


Debra Murphy

Debra Murphy is a Field Editor based out of central Alberta, where she never misses a moment to capture with her camera the real beauty of agriculture. Follow her on Twitter @RealAg_Debra


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