Awards

CAF Robert C. McHaffie Junior Ambassador

The Junior Ambassador is sponsored by the Canadian Angus Foundation. The ambassador acts as a role model for youth and represented members of the Canadian Angus Association. It is an opportunity to network with leaders in the agriculture industry and to learn from them. Ambassadors have the opportunity to attend at least one international event and several major agricultural events in Canada. This position is for one year.

The 2019 Robert C. McHaffie Ambassador is Lexi Hicks from Mortlach, Saskatchewan


Junior Angus Stockman of the Year

The Junior Angus Stockman of the Year award was developed to recognize those outstanding young cattlemen who are constantly growing their “stockmanship” capability by actively working with their Angus cattle; with actual farm involvement in day to day care of their livestock; learning the pedigrees and being actively involved in some breeding decisions within their operation; promoting their operation and cattle to the public through various and diversified means; growing their knowledge of nutrition, genetics and breeding; producing, selling and supporting demonstrable, reputable, notable, superior quality cattle; and understanding the relationship between our purebred Angus business and the commercial cattle and beef industry from the cow/calf producer through to the retail consumer experience. Five finalists will be selected from the nominations and will each receive $250. The winner of the award will receive a $3500 bursary to be used for genetics, cattle supplies/equipment, training, etc. along with travel assistance to attend Showdown.

The 2018 Junior Angus Stockman of the Year is Wade Olynyk.


Outstanding Young Angus Breeder

The Outstanding Young Angus Breeder award was developed to recognize an Angus breeder between the ages of 22 and 30 who has demonstrated a desire to stay involved in the Angus business for years to come based on their involvement within the breed up to this point in his or her career. The winner will receive a $3500 award plus promotion and publicity of their Angus cattle operation through the Canadian Angus Association.

The 2019 Outstanding Young Angus Breeder is Chad Hollinger from Neudorf, Saskatchewan


CAF Robert C. McHaffie Junior Ambassador

Application Information


Junior Angus Stockman of the Year

Award Information


Outstanding Young Angus Breeder

Award information

2019 Award winner: Chad Hollinger
2018 Award winners: Karl and Kristine Sauter
2017 Award winner: Austen Anderson
2016 Award winners: Shawn Birmingham and Ryan Currie
2015 Award winner: Michael Wheeler
2014 Award winner: Colton Hamilton

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