The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agr-Business Council intends to hold the 71st Annual Norfolk Beef Expo on September 12th & 13th at the Northeast Community College Check M. Pohlman Ag Complex. The Beef Expo is a tradition for many families, with contestants and their families shopping, dining and staying in Norfolk during the two-day event. In 2019, the live calf show had 103 entries from 30 Nebraska counties compete for Champion Market Steer and Market Heifer titles.
Students interested in participating in the show must fully complete the Entry Form and Care Form and they, along with the $25 entry fee, must be received at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce no later than September 8th. Please carefully read and follow all the Expo Rules. **NOTE: In the unfortunate circumstance the show must be cancelled due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, exhibitor entry fees will be refunded.
High school juniors and seniors who exhibit at the Beef Expo and are planning to major in agri-business or a related field are also eligible for a $500 scholarship. The scholarship application must be received at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce no later than October 19th.
Friends, family, and the general public are invited to help support our area youth by attending and participating in the premium auction that is held Sunday, September 13th, immediately following the 5:00pm selection of the show champions.
If you are unable to attend the premium auction, exhibitors can be supported by contributing to the “Buyers Pool.” All Buyers Pool contributions go directly to the participants and are not used for the profit of the Agri-Business Council.
To contribute to the “Buyers Pool” or help sponsor this annual event, please submit the Sponsorship Form with payment to the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce no later than September 4th to be recognized in the program. **NOTE: In the unfortunate circumstance the show must be cancelled due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, three options regarding will be available regarding you sponsorship.
Your support in making the 2020 Norfolk Beef Expo a success is greatly appreciated!
All forms can be found at: