May 7 & 8, 2022
Youth, grades 9 through 12, are invited to join us for a fun and educational weekend.
Beef Bash will begin on Saturday, May 7 in Ames, Iowa. The first day will include tours of the Iowa State University (ISU) campus, ISU Meats Laboratory, and ISU Beef Teaching Farm. Participants will also visit Dave Petty’s cow-calf operation before heading to Nichols Cryogenetics bull stud. On Sunday, the program will conclude with Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) sessions, marketing strategies, leadership building and career discussions.
This year's event is limited to 30 participants, and registration forms will be accepted no later than April 15.
Youth Beef Team Awards Year Begins
August 1, annually
Points begin accumulating for the next year's awards.
Beef Scholarship Extravaganza
December 8, 2021
Iowa Cattlemen's Association Leadership Summit
Scholarship winners will be recognized at the evening banquet.
Youth Beef Team Scholarship Deadline
March 1, annually
Youth Beef Team Deadline
July 15, annually
Youth Beef Team forms must be turned in to qualify for year-end awards.
Youth Beef Team Awards Breakfast
The 2021 Awards Breakfast will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 14. Youth Beef Team members will meet in the Penningroth Media Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
Maynard Jayne Scholarship Deadline
November 1, annually
Beef Scholarship Extravaganza Registration Deadline
November 5, annually