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2023 Miniature Hereford

Junior Nationals

will be held in 

Salina, Kansas

June 18-24, 2023

Now accepting Sponsorships!

click below for more information.

MHBA/MHYF Junior Nationals

Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals

We are extending our regular priced entry fees until May 31st for everyone who did not get a chance to get their entries in on time.  We will accept late entries at the higher cost June 1-10th. 

Showman Online Entries

Here are the contest entry forms and scorecards. You may also contact Alyssa DuVal, the contest coordinator with any questions you may have. 

2023 MHJN Herdsmanship Scorecard.pdf

2023 MHBA_MHYF Junior Nationals - Photography Contest Form.pdf

Product Sales Scorecard.pdf

Pre Jr Presentation Scorecards.pdf

Prepared Speech Scorecards.pdf

MHBA_MHYF Junior Nationals - Educational Display Contest Forms.pdf

2023 MHBA_MHYF Junior Nationals - Performing and Digital Media Contest Forms.pdf

MHBA_MHYF Junior Nationals - Written Expression Contest Form.pdf

MHBA_MHYF Junior Nationals - Arts Contest Forms.pdf

For descriptions and rules for the MHJN Contests, please look in the 2023 MHJN Premium book 

2023 The Miniature Hereford Junior National Premium Book-3 final.pdf

Be sure to check out the new contests available for the 2023 MHJN!

Hurry Hurry Hurry!

Special Limited Hotel Block
Homewood Suites (10 rooms)
We have blocked a limited number of rooms at this hotel. It is the closest hotel to the fairgrounds. Reservations must be made prior to May 15th. 

Homewood Suites Hotel descriptions.docx

 Additional Hotels are now available so make your reservations early!

Baymont Inn and Suites
1740 W Crawford St, Salina, KS 67401
Phone: (785) 376-4643
26 Doubles and 10 King Suites (sofa beds)
$86.00+ tax  (includes continental breakfast)

AmericInn and Suites
1820 W Crawford St, Salina, KS 67401
Phone: (785) 914-4644
30 Doubles and 10 King Suites (sofa beds)
$86.00 + tax (includes continental breakfast)

Limited onsite camping available (10 spaces) soon. 

On Fairground Campground

7 spaces available at $35 per night water and power provided. Reservations must be made on the MHBA website. MHJN Store

2023 MHBA-MHYF Ballots are in the mailed for all eligible members.

The MHBA and MHYF annual election cycle began on Friday, March 3rd with the nomination forms being mailed out to all eligible Family level members. 

Meet the candidates!

MHBA offices:

MHBA President
Craig DeHaan- Craig DeHaan Bio and picture.docx
Kurt Hoban-  Kurt Hoban bio.docx
MHBA Secretary
Diane Jex- Diane Jex bio 1.docx
Andrea Trapp- Andrea Trapp - MHBA Bio.docx
MHBA Region 2 Director
John CooperJohn Cooper-bio.docx

MHBA Region 5 Director
Leon Lamer- leon lamer bio.docx
MHBA Region 8 Director
Jerry DuVal-

MHYF offices:

MHYF President
Dave Pence-  Dave Pence Bio.docx
MHYF Secretary
Sheryl Erickson- Sheryl Erickson biography.docx
Alexis Knotts- Resume for MHYF.docx
MHYF Director of Grants
No Candidate

MHBA AIME Awards were announced at the
 2023 NWSS!

2022 National AIME Winners

Female of Excellence

RPR Fiona owned by Ada Pence

Bull of Excellence

T3C Queso owned by Triple 3 Cattle

Prospect Steer of Excellence (tie)

RPR Benjamin owned by Rafter P Ranch

LMT Johnny Cash owned by LMT Cattle

Market Steer of Excellence

WW Double Aught owned by Triple 3 Cattle

Ranch of Distinction I

Rafter P Ranch, Monte Vista CO

Ranch of Distinction II

Triple 3 Cattle, Byers CO

Be sure to get your applications in for the 2023 AIME Points program.  Applications are now available on the website. Please go to the AIME tab on the Home Page. The First show for the 2023 AIME year will be the 2023 NWSS Miniature Hereford World Show held in Denver, CO.  The first show to earn points for the Junior AIME program was the Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals held in Duncan, OK. Please send applications to

AIME Applications

MHBA Royalty

Announcing the 2023 MHBA National Royalty and Regional Ambassadors!

National MHBA Queen--Emma Eldridge
MHBA Princess-- Madalyn Gonzalez
MHBA Jr Princess-- Journi Harris
Region 3 Ambassador- Walker Wiley
Region 4 Ambassador-- Caleb Spencer, Emma Bush
Region 6 Ambassador-- Montanna Trapp
Region 7 Ambassador--Natalie Cartwright, Bristol Pence
Region 8 Ambassador-- Abby Eldridge

To read more about this year's wonderful group of Royalty and Ambassadors click Here 

Be part of this amazing group of youth and represent the Miniature Hereford breed at shows and events!

Erin Eldridge:

We would like to thank our generous sponsors of the 2023 "Kickin' It In Kansas" Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals!

MHJN Sponsors:

Salt Creek Ranch
Kim Kiser
Natalie Cartwright
David Metzger
SEAL Livestock
4 Moore's
Miniature Herefords
Providence Ranch
Hoban Miniature Herefords
Hat City Cattle Company
Bent Nail Farms
DuVal Farms
Northrich Company
Muddy Fork Ranch
Rockindlo Ranch
4 Wiley Farms
Hilltop Cattle Co
Wicked Cattle
Taylor Mini Herefords
 CSK Mini's
Scott Show Cattle
& Mini Herefords
Udder Tech Inc.
CJ Designs
Carlee Farms
Little Giant
DZR Designs
Show Coat
Willow Creek Farm

Miniature Hereford Breeders Association


For detailed list of shows please go to the Event Tab and scroll to MHBA Sanctioned shows.

For detailed information regarding these shows please go 

Then click on the top right corner that says switch to list view.  This is information provided to us by the show superintendents and is updated as more information is provided. Happy Exhibiting! 

2023 MHJN
"Kickin' It In Kansas"
June 18-24, 2023
Salina, KS

MHBA/MHYF Junior Nationals

Cattle Battle Series Entry Form
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2023 Miniature Hereford Cattle Battle Series #1
June 10-11, 2023
Keenesburg, CO
CO cattle battle show- Arnolds (2).jpg

2023 Miniature Hereford Cattle Battle Series #2

July 7-8, 2023
Monte Vista, CO
Monte Vista - cattle battle 2.jpeg

2023 Miniature Hereford Cattle Battle Series #3
July 30, 2023

2023 Miniature Hereford Cattle Battle Series #4
August 19, 2023

2023 Miniature Hereford Cattle Battle Series #5
August 31, 2023

Recognized Partner with

MHYF Scholarships!!

Announcing the 2023 MHYF Scholarship Awardees!

                MHYF Memorial Scholarships

Walker Wiley      
Pepper White  
 Ann Alyse Philley

                 MHYF Collegiate Scholarship

Emma Eldridge

For more information contact the MHYF Director of Scholarships:
Alyssa DuVal

MHBA Executive 
Officers Spotlight MHBA President

Kurt Hoban


MHBA Regional Director Spotlight

MHBA Region 6

Craig Rutland

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MHYF Board Spotlight

MHYF Vice President

Brian Moore

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