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.

Judging Contest

The judging contest is part of the OCA BEST Stockmanship division. 

It will be held on March 15, 2024 at 9 a.m. in the Coliseum. Check-In will be held from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.

No in-person registration is acceptable, all registration is completed prior to the event. Early registration deadline is Thursday Feb. 29 2024 at $10 per participant or $40 per team. The LATE registration deadline is March 1-10, 2024 at $15 per participant or $60 per team.




YOUTH Beef Quality Assurance

Youth Beef Quality Assurance training will be offered on Friday, March 15, 2024 at noon. Location TBD.

 What is BQA?