South Dakota Junior Point Show Association year end results

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The South Dakota Jr. Point Show was organized to recognize youth who participate in showing beef, sheep, swine and goats throughout the state of South Dakota. For the 2014-15 season, 136 exhibitors ranging in age from 8-21 and accumulate points at many sanctioned shows over the year. SDJPS would like to thank all the show committees and volunteers who put on these shows for our youth. The yearend awards were given out at during the SD State Fair on Sunday evening. It takes tremendous dedication and work ethic from these youth and the support of their families when it comes to showing livestock.

The Overall High Point Market Beef Exhibitor went to Talli Heim of Wessington Springs, SD. Talli is the daughter of Chris and Megan Heim; she received a custom belt buckle. The Overall High Point Breeding Heifer Exhibitor this year was Shannon Duxbury. Shannon is the daughter of Dale and Sandy Duxbury of Wessington, SD. Shannon also received a custom belt buckle.

The Overall High Point Meat Goat Exhibitor went to Tessa Erdmann of Groton, SD. Tessa is the daughter of Darrin and Julie and received a custom detailed hanging show box. The Overall High Point Market Swine Exhibitor went to John Eilertson. John is the son of Jerry and Jane Eilertson of Wentworth, SD. John received a custom detailed hanging show box. The Overall High Point Market Lamb Exhibitor went to Sydney Tlam of Mt. Vernon, SD. Sydney is the daughter of Dale and Amy Tlam and she also received a hanging show box.

The 2015-2016 show season will kick off with the Miller Calf Show on Nov. 7 and the Springs Showdown on Nov. 8. If you would like more information on the SD Jr. Point Show Association go to www.sdjps.com.