Youth Activities

ALCA Youth membership is easily affordable and open to any young cattle enthusiast, who is 25 years and under, as well as schools that are interested in using Lowline cattle in their agricultural programs.

Many youth members throughout Australia, New Zealand and the United States already own and operate their own studs. Lowlines are moderate in size, easy to handle and have ideal temperaments for younger people, helping them to gain management skills and confidence.

ALCA Youth programs are organised for student and youth members, some involving interstate and overseas travel opportunities.

Ongoing activities are an ALCA Youth Scholarship to Stud Beef Victoria’s Handlers Camp and a Youth Judging Scholarship to New Zealand organised by the Southern Queensland Promotion Group. Further activities are organised in other states for youth members. These activities provide an opportunity to learn handling, show presentation and animal husbandry skills which develop friendships, teamwork, confidence and responsibility as well as meeting people of your own age with similar interests.

A major priority for ALCA is youth involvement. We would like to encourage our schools, and youth members to interact by posting activities and adding photos to the ALCA Youth Facebook page to show what they are doing.

Australian Lowline Youth Muster & Show – Enter NOW

12985533_1005592286181968_2994634251085409810_nThe Australian Lowline Cattle Muster and Show will be held on the 5th to 8th January 2017 at the Hawkesbury Showgrounds, Clarendon NSW.

The Australian Lowline Youth Committee welcomes all young and current Cattlemen and women to the 2017 Inaugural Australian Lowline Muster and Show. We have been working hard to make sure you all thoroughly enjoy this event, make new friends, and gain knowledge and experience of the Beef Cattle Industry.

 

Any entry forms received after closing date (31st October 2016) will incur a late fee of $20.

For further details or schedule and entry forms please contact
Lucy Kuipers  – ellekaystudhotmail.com
Matt Cooney  – mattcooney98gmail.com

Links

Ballarat Grammars Ag students are taking to the show ring – (by Sarah Hudson -The Weekly Times)
Keen Teen Wins Supreme – Matt Cooney, Vic
2015 Journal – Chloe’s true Canterbury tales – Chloe Wallace, NZ
2014 Journal – Bright future on horizon – Matthew Butler & Katherine Moore, NZ
2014 Journal – Industry at students’ finger tips – Downlands High College, Qld
Waterford Youth Team Challenge – 2014 Royal Melbourne Show – Ballarat Grammar, Vic