The Wisconsin Junior Shorthorn Association strives to provide quality support to junior members by promoting the value and integrity of Shorthorn cattle, by providing quality educational events and activities, and creating opportunities for leadership and networking.

2022 WJSA T-Shirt Design Contest Rules.docx


This design competition is open to all current WJSA and WSA members!

The winner of the competition will have their design featured on the front of the shirts that will be sold by the WJSA this spring and will also receive a free t-shirt and a $25 cash prize!

The deadline to submit a design to Hannah Olsen is February 28th, 2022!

Please let Hannah know if you have any questions.

Happy designing!

Board of Directors

2022 Junior Board

President: Kylee Stelzer

Vice President: Kyle Vondra

Secretary: Tyler Giddings

Public Relations: Morgan Vondra

Show Chair: Abby Giddings

Junior Advisors

Hannah Olsen

920.789.9404, hannah.olsen0@gmail.com

Courtney Stelzer

920.590.1262, courtney.stelzer@yahoo.com

Junior Membership

WJSA is open to all youth ages 8 to 21 as of January 1st who are interested in Shorthorn and ShorthornPlus cattle. All paid members will be listed in the WSA Directory.

Junior Newsletters

Junior newsletters help recap the year for junior members.


WSA offers scholarships to students beginning or continuing their education in a post-secondary program. Applicant must be a dues paying member of WJSA, pursue a post-secondary degree, show cattle above the county level, and have a satisfactory scholastic record. Applications must be postmarked or submitted by June 1st.

2021 Scholarship Application Available! Due May 15, 2021

2021 Recipients

Kylee Stelzer - Suring, WI

Tyler Giddings - Eland, WI


2019 Recipients

2018 Recipients

Cole Chapman- Dalton, WI

Hannah Schultz- Seymour, WI

American Junior Shorthorn Association

National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference

Wisconsin Junior Shorthorn Association members are encouraged to attend the National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference. The event moves around the country and is typically held in June or July each year. Exhibitors must be a paid member of the American Junior Shorthorn Association to participate in the cattle show and youth contests.

Please visit www.shorthorn.org and select the Junior tab for further event information.

2021 National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference

Louisville, KY

Participants from Wisconsin

Join us in 2022!
June 19th-25th

Kansas City, Missouri

American Junior Shorthorn Association Board of Directiors and National Lassie Queens

2017-2018: Hannah Olsen, National Alternate Shorthorn Lassie Queen

2015-2018: Damin Hadorn-Papke, American Junior Shorthorn Association Director

2013-2015: Mackenzie Cash, American Junior Shorthorn Association Director

Friend of WJSA

The Wisconsin Junior Shorthorn Association established the Friend of WJSA Award in 2012 to recognize those who actively show support for Shorthorn youth to help make WJSA a successful organization. The award is presented annually and is selected by members who attend the Junior meeting at the Wisconsin State Shorthorn Show.

2021 Friend of WJSA Recipient

Mackenzie Cash

-Bright Lights Show Cattle-

2020 Recipient - Dick, Marj and Rick Colby, Oakwood Farms

2019 Recipient - Connie Lehman, Lehman Shorthorns

2018 Recipient- Terry and Dianne Kegley, Kegley Show Supplies

2017 Recipient- Eric Johnson, WSA member

2016 Recipient- Melinda Orebaugh, WSA Treasurer

2015 Recipient- Sue Finley, Midwest Herdsman

2014 Recipient- Steve Denzer, WSA President

2013 Recipient- Lisa Schlimgen, WJSA Advisor