About the National All Breeds Junior Heifer Show (NABJHS)

Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence in Youth Agricultural Education

The National All Breeds Junior Heifer Show (NABJHS) is a premier event dedicated to fostering the next generation of leaders in the cattle industry. Established three decades ago, NABJHS has grown to become a cornerstone of youth agricultural education, attracting participants from all corners of Australia.

Our Vision

At the National All Breeds Junior Heifer Show, our vision is to create a platform that sets our youth up for unparalleled success in the livestock industry. We are dedicated to nurturing the potential of young individuals and instilling in them the values of dedication, knowledge, and innovation. Through our commitment to excellence, we aim to inspire and empower the next generation of industry leaders.

Our Mission

Our mission is to cultivate a culture of excellence, learning, and leadership among young individuals passionate about the livestock industry. Through hands-on experiences, mentorship, and educational opportunities, we equip youth with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to become influential leaders in the field. With a focus on ethics, innovation, and collaboration, we strive to empower our participants to drive positive change, contribute to industry growth, and uphold the highest standards of integrity.

Our Event

Held annually at the picturesque Blayney Showground in New South Wales, the NABJHS offers a comprehensive four-day program. Our event features a wide range of activities, including educational workshops, interactive learning sessions, and exciting competitions. Catering to youth aged 5 to 25, we ensure that both novice and experienced competitors have the opportunity to learn, grow, and showcase their talents.

Core Values

  • Comprehensive Learning: We provide a learning environment where competitors of all ages can acquire valuable knowledge about livestock management, husbandry practices, and industry trends. By fostering a culture of continuous learning, we empower our youth to become well-informed and skilled leaders.

  • Mentorship: Our vision encompasses strong mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field. We believe in connecting youth with seasoned mentors who can provide valuable insights, offer guidance, and share their experiences to shape the aspirations of our future industry leaders.

  • Leadership Development: We are committed to cultivating leadership qualities among our competitors. Through hands-on experiences, teamwork, and leadership opportunities, we aim to foster confidence, decision-making skills, and effective communication, which are essential for industry leadership.

  • Innovation and Adaptability: As the livestock industry evolves, so do the challenges and opportunities it presents. Our vision encourages creativity, innovation, and adaptability among the youth. We equip them with the skills to embrace change, think outside the box, and drive positive transformation within the industry.

  • Ethics and Integrity: Upholding ethical values and integrity is paramount in the livestock industry. Our vision promotes a strong sense of ethics, honesty, and respect among our competitors. By instilling these values, we aim to create leaders who contribute to a sustainable and responsible industry.

  • Collaboration and Networking: Collaboration is a cornerstone of success in the livestock industry. We provide a platform for youth to build meaningful connections and networks that extend beyond the show. Our vision encourages cross-industry partnerships and collaborations to foster a strong and interconnected community.

  • Fun and Friendship: We recognize the importance of fostering fun and lifelong friendships within our community. Our commitment to providing an enjoyable and welcoming environment ensures that participants not only gain valuable insights but also create lasting memories and connections.

Join Us

As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we invite you to join us in this milestone year. Whether as a participant, volunteer, sponsor, or spectator, your involvement is crucial to the continued success of NABJHS. Together, we can ensure that the National All Breeds Junior Heifer Show remains a beacon of inspiration and growth for generations to come.

For more information about the NABJHS, our programs, or how you can get involved, please explore our website or contact us directly. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant and dynamic community.