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The Tennessee Junior Hereford Association is excited to host the 2022 Southeastern Regional Hereford Exposition!

Join us for the Sweet Sound of Hereford June 9-11, 2022 at Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville, Tennessee.

Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion

2390 Gainesboro Grade

Cookeville, TN 38501


  • 8:00 am – Barns open for set up and vendor set up

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm – Check-In and Registration (Stall spaces assigned by state)

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm – Steer Weigh-In

  • 5:00 pm – Program To Be Determined


  • 9:00 am – Showmanship (age as of January 1, 2022)

    • Senior (18-21 years old)

    • Intermediate (14-17 years old)

    • Junior (10-13 years old)

    • Peewee (7-9 years old)

    • Pre-Peewee (Under 7 years old)

  • 12:30 pm – Show begins

    • Steer Show

    • Bull Show

    • Cow/Calf Pairs

    • Bred & Owned Heifer Show

  • 6:00 pm Dinner Provided – Sponsored by Tennessee Junior Hereford Association and McGuffee Polled Herefords


  • 9:00 am – Show continues

    • Owned Heifer Show


Cattle are released immediately after their final class.
Tentative Schedule, Subject to Change.

1. All show information is available at www.tnhereford.org/2022regional or visit the 2022 Southeastern Regional Junior Hereford Exposition Facebook page. ALL Registration will be completed via the online registration form here.

2. Ownership – Entry Fee Information

  • Ownership Deadline – May 15, 2022

  • Early Registration – April 15 to May 15, 2022

    • a. Entry fee - $35 (HEIFERS, COW/CALF PAIRS, BULLS, STEERS)

    • b. Entry fee - $15 (BRED BY HEIFERS)

  • Late Registration – May 16 to May 30

    • a. Entry fee - $50 (HEIFERS, COW/CALF PAIRS, BULLS, STEERS)

    • b. Entry fee - $25 (BRED BY HEIFERS)

  • Calves at the side of the cow-calf pairs may show in separate heifer or bull shows; however, additional entry fees will apply and will need to register separately.

  • Entry fees must be paid on the showman app along with entry information.

  • No substitution of animals after May 30, 2022

  • Entries will close at midnight CST on May 30, 2022

  • Each entry, except the bred-and-owned bull show must be owned solely by the junior exhibitor(s) and in his/her recorded ownership before May 15. Siblings may jointly own animals, provided both are members of the NJHS and meet NJHA age requirements. No animal is eligible to complete if recorded in joint ownership (other than the sibling rule and bred-and owned bull rule), and no joint ownership with farm name and family name.

  • All animals must be registered and transferred prior to the MAY 15 ownership deadline date. No late transfers or entries will be accepted. Entries with “pending” listed, as the registration number will not be accepted and entry will be refused. This includes calves showing on the sides of cows in the cow-calf pair show.

  • All animals must be registered with the AHA.

  • Original registration certificate must be presented at check-in. All animals will have tattoos checked unless the original registration paper has been stamped VERIFIED by an AHA staff member. Tattoos that are missing, illegible, altered, incorrect and/or in any other way disagree with the official AHA records will be justifiable cause for disqualification of entry.


3. Exhibitor must be 7 years old and not 22 years old by January 1, 2022, and a member of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA). Dues are $15 and must be paid prior to entry. Membership forms may be completed online through https://hereford.org/youth/

4. Entry fees are non-refundable (as long as the show is held). No credits will be issued. In the event that the show is canceled due to the Coronavirus, entry fee refunds will be issued (minus the cost of EXTRA t-shirts)

5. Entries must meet the Tennessee health regulations. All animals must have an official certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI). The Veterinarian will have the right to prevent any animal deemed to have an infectious disease from showing. ALL animals must have an official RFID (840) ear tag and state-certified Health Papers. Please visit the link for additional information https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/businesses/animals/animal-health/forms.html

6. Exhibitor must show his/her own animals. In the case of extenuating circumstances, the family must come to the Southeastern Regional Committee in which case the Committee will have sole discretion as to whether the animal may be shown by a substitute exhibitor. Owner may secure another junior member to show his/her animals if excused or if exhibitor has more than one entry in the same class. No adult may assist a junior member or be allowed in the showring at any time.

7. Exhibitor must wear official Sweet Sound of Hereford show T-Shirt in both showmanship and in the entire cattle show along with entry numbers on chest and back. One 2022 Southeastern Regional Junior Hereford Expo show shirt will be provided for each exhibitor, free of charge. Please indicate the size needed for each exhibitor on the showman app. Extra shirts will be available for sale at a charge of $20 per shirt.

8. Exhibitor must follow AHA fitting rules as stated in official Show Rules and Classifications of the AHA.

9. If all requirements are not met, the 2022 Southeastern Regional Committee reserves the right to disqualify any entry.

10. All persons making entries in the show shall agree to abide by all the rules and regulations as outlined and will not hold the 2022 Southeastern Regional organizers responsible for accident, loss or injury to any person, animal or article.

11. The showmanship divisions will include: Senior Showmanship (18-21 years old), Intermediate Showmanship (14-17 years old), Junior Showmanship (10-13 years old), and PeeWee Showmanship (7-9 years old) division contestants must pre-enter through the showman app. Pre PeeWee Showmanship (Under 7 years old)
contestants may enter on show day. Showmanship divisions based on January 1, 2022.

12. Breeding cattle will not be weighed or measured.

13. Steers will be weighed at check-in. This data will be used when breaking classes and will be provided to the judge. Steers will be exhibited by weight.

14. NO DOGS will be allowed in the tie-outs, in the barns, or in the show arena with the exception of service animals with proper identification.

15. Stall and tack spaces will be assigned by state. Please work together as a state group to respect the space assignments. Stall bedding will be provided; however, tie-out bedding WILL NOT be provided. Individual exhibitors must provide their own tie-out bedding. NO straw is allowed in the barn stall areas. Tie-out spaces are designated around the horse arena warm up area or to your trailer.

16. As per the policy of the NJHA Board of Directors, if animal gets loose in the showring, an exhibitor will be given two chances to regain control of said animal throughout the duration of the show. After the third instance, the exhibitor and animal will be dismissed from the showring.


17. Camper hook-ups are available, please contact Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion at (931) 372-6767.

18. Hotel/Motel Accommodations: please visit the following website for information:

19. For questions please contact one of the junior advisors:

Scott Woolfolk

(731) 571-7399


Lee Rushton

(931) 622-3158


Matt Collins

(931) 637-6115