2011 Junior News and Events


2011 Cow Camp

Held in beautiful Windsor, CA at Saralee's Vineyard and Richard's Grove, this summer's Cow Camp was a huge success!  Members got to camp outside this year, and 53 youth enjoyed the setting, and actvities.  Thank you to organizers Lynn Cunningham and Saralee Kunde for their hospitality, creativeness, and efforts!  Click thumbnail below for candids from Megan Pierce!


One of many highlights  was a workshop with Nancy Grossi, author of the popular blog "Wife of a Dairyman".  Visit her Cow Camp Blog page to see what Cow Campers had to contribute as guest authors!

National Holstein Convention Results

This year, once again, the California juniors represented our state well at the National Holstein Convention contests.  Congratulations to all of the particpants on their hard work and success! (thank you to Karen Knutsen, Holstein World, and Kirsten Areias for pictures)

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1st Place Junior Jeopardy: Elisabeth Regusci
1st Place Intermediate Jeopardy: Tony Lopes,
2nd Place: Eric Migliazzo

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2nd Place Senior Jeopardy: Taylor Pires
6th place of 20: Junior Dairy Bowl Team- all first time particpants!

National DJM Semi-Finalist: Mandy Brazil
2nd Place Prepared Public Speech: Katie Migliazzo

2011 California State Junior Holstein Show

The showmanship & Fitting Contest was held on Thursday afternoon.  Congratulations to all of the participants on their hard work! Click below to enlarge pictures and placings from the contest.


Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion

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Claquato-RH DS Ecstasy (Sr Yearling), Rocco Cunningham, with the Toledo family presenting the Brock Toledo Memorial Trophy.Reserve Junior Champion went to Ta-Ro-Lee Atwood Sun (Sr Calf) exhibited by Case Vyfhuizen.

Intermediate Champion and Reserve Intermediate Champion

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Whitney Oaks Roy Bella, (Jr 3 Year Old) Michael Davis; Paulo-Bro-SP Shari red, (Sr 2 Year Old), Macey Pearson.

Senior and Grand Champion and Reserve Senior and Grand Champion

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Grand Champion and recipient of Cortney Borba Memorial Award- Gleneil Mr Samuelo Bo Doll, (5 Year old) Michael Davis;  La-Foster Dundee Addie, (4 Year old) Rocco Cunnningham.

Premier Breeder & Premier Exhibitor of Junior Show:

Rocco Cunningham


CONGRATULATIONS to these junior members on their recent awards in the industry!

* Mandy Brazil was named one of Holstein USA's National Distinguished Junior Member Semi-Finalists* Tony Lopes earned 1st Place in the State FFA Creed Competition





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