Youth Events

The Ohio Beef Expo is truly a family weekend and this year is no exception. There are many events for youth happening throughout the weekend. The Ohio Beef Expo will close with the junior show, which continues to be one of the most competitive junior shows in the country. New for 2020, the Ohio Beef Expo will be hosting the junior show in Taft Coliseum.


Judging Contest

POSTPONED FOR 2021

The judging contest is part of the OCA BEST Stockmanship division. The BEST committee is currently working on plans to continue the the Judging Contest at a different BEST show. For more information on Stockmanship division, visit the page below.

OCA BEST Stockmanship Division


welcome PARTY

POSTPONED FOR 2021


fitting demonstration

POSTPONED FOR 2021



Beef Quality Assurance

Youth Beef Quality Assurance training will be offered to BEST participants ONLY to comply with the state's COVID health orders.