On January 6th, the Western National Roundup was held at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo. with 17 national level 4-H contests with two Florida teams competing.
In livestock judging, your 3rd place state-winning team from Alachua County 4-H made up of Hunter Hayes, Summer Sanders, Cheyenne Donaldson and Cody Donaldson represented Florida in the 4-H Livestock Judging Contest and placed 23rd overall as a team. Individually, Hayes was the highest scoring individual on the team, with 29 teams and 118 individuals competing. The team was coached by Dr. Cynthia Sanders.
Livestock judging is an event designed to test the evaluation and decision making skills of students through evaluating market and breeding beef cattle, swine, sheep and meat goats as well as the defense of their placings via oral reasons. For more information and full results, visit www.westernnationalroundup.org/results-2016.aspx.
(Photo from Alachua County 4-H Facebook Page)