Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders’ Association (WGBA) is hosting a Guernsey Calf essay contest. This calf will be awarded to the youth who writes the best essay on their choice of two topics: (1) “What a Guernsey calf would mean to me” or (2) “The Guernsey cow is important to me because…”
Entrants do not need to have a Guernsey background or be from a Guernsey farm. The essay winner will be announced during the youth luncheon at the WGBA state convention on March 10th in Tomah.
Contest guidelines include:
- Essay should be a minimum of 250 words on the topic of “what a Guernsey calf would mean to me” or the topic “the Guernsey cow is important to me because…”
- Contest is open to Wisconsin youth ages 10-17
- Entrant should include plans for housing, responsibilities or plans for caring for the calf and show opportunities in the essay
- Winner must agree to exhibit the calf at shows and give a report on the calf at the WGBA annual meeting after winning
- Winner must be willing to join the Wisconsin Junior Guernsey Breeders’ Association for a one time fee of $15.00.
To enter the contest, interested Wisconsin youth should mail their essay to: Aimee Moehring, Essay Committee Chairwoman, W44445 River Bend Dr, Waldo, WI 53093. All entries must be postmarked by Feb. 16, 2018.
For additional information, applicants can call (608) 484-0416 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.