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2014-01-16

Cash prizes to be awarded in TSCRA youth contests

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Young cattle raisers can showcase their creative talents by entering up to four youth contests during the Cattle Raisers Convention, April 4-6 in San Antonio. Deadline for all entries is March 3.
Youth ages five to 17 can enter the photography, art and essay contests. Youth ages 13 to 17 are eligible to enter the beef promotion video contest, the newest contest added to the lineup. Each contest is specifically designed to allow young cattle raisers to showcase how ranching life has positively affected their family.
The contests are sponsored by Farm Credit. A total of $5,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to winners. Entries will be judged and winners selected at the Cattle Raisers Convention.
All contestants must be a member of TSCRA, either a student member, child or grandchild of a member, or a child of parents who are employed by a TSCRA member. Non-members can become members prior to the contest by contacting TSCRA at 817-332-7064. There is a membership fee of $25 for young members.
Entry information is available online at http://www.tscra.org/convention/youth.html.
The 137th annual Cattle Raisers Convention is April 4-6 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Highlights include the popular School for Successful Ranching, the Cattle Raisers Expo, and general sessions and committee breakout session covering a wide range of economic, ranching and wildlife topics.
A complete schedule can be found on the TSCRA convention website at www.tscra.org/convention. TSCRA will continue to update the schedule with additional events.