The 22nd annual Northern Exposure Show will be Sunday, April 19, at the NCK Free Fair grounds in Belleville.
Check-in for the youth show will begin Saturday evening and a mountain oyster supper will be served to the contestants and their families. Check-in continues at 7 a.m. Sunday morning with the show starting at 9:30 a.m.
Last year nearly 200 entries were exhibited at the fairgrounds arena. This year’s judge is Ryan Sellman, of Crawford, Neb. This year a fall heifer show will start the event followed by the spring heifer prospect show, supreme breeding heifer, showmanship, market animals, market heifer, steers and champion market animal. There will be three classes of showmanship: juniors, intermediate and seniors. Elite prizes are awarded for showmanship. Prospect and market animal champions receive $500 cash and a plaque. Reserves will receive $250 cash and a plaque. Cash and prizes are sponsored by area and local businesses.
The Kansas Club Calf Association sanctions the event. For more information visit the website at www. northernexposureshow.com or contact Josh Beam at 785527-3455 or Eddie and Mandi Sandberg at 785-527-0329.