Pottawatomie County Junior Livestock Show
March 5-8, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
PCJLS Aims and Purposes
- Create and nurture an appreciation for agriculture, rural values and the free enterprise system.
- Pay tribute to the honor and dignity of work.
- Develop leadership, responsibility, citizenship, discipline, and a keen sense of fair play among Oklahoma's 4-H and FFA youth.
- Reward young people for pursuit of excellence and recognize their achievements.
- Expose young people to business principles and the financial realities of risk taking.
- Afford Oklahoma's 4-H and FFA youth an enjoyable, rewarding, and educational experience in the care, feeding, selection and improvement of livestock.
- Encourage 4-H and FFA youth to employ a practical, common sense approach to the selection, purchase, and fitting of their livestock.
- Provide opportunities for families to draw closer to and be supportive of their children.
- Prepare our youth for the responsibilities of parenthood by allowing them to be solely re-sponsible for the food, shelter, and welfare of their livestock project.
- Create opportunities for business leaders and 4-H and FFA youth to spend time together.
- Provide our county with an event of state stature and significance to 4-H and FFA youth.
- Provide a showcase for outstanding young people, using state of the art technology to produce and exhibit livestock of exemplary quality.
2013 PCJLS Scholarship
Each year the Chamber's Agri-business/Youth Development Committee awards three $1,500 college scholarships to outstanding Pott County Jr. Livestock Show participants.
For more information and/or to apply for the scholarship follow this link for the 2013 Scholarship Application.
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