Entry forms must be received by May 21, 2010. The contest will be held in Raleigh on June 4th at 5:30pm.
OVERALL GOAL: Utilize N.C. Beef Ambassadors to tell the beef production story to students & consumers through education, promotion & media. To have state representation at the National Beef Ambassador Contest where the first place senior will compete for a spot on the National Beef Ambassador Team.
AWARDS: Monetary awards will be given to the top three contestants as specified below. Also, the 1st place contestant (state champion) will receive a N.C. Beef Ambassador Belt Buckle in both age divisions. In addition, the state champion in the senior age division will receive an expense paid trip to the National Beef Ambassador Contest upon fulfillment of all the requirements to compete in the event. If the state champion cannot compete in the National Beef Ambassador Competition, then, the runner-up will advance to the National Beef Ambassador Contest upon fulfillment of all the requirements to compete in the event. SENIOR: 1st Place- $200.00, 2nd place-$50, 3rd place-$25 JUNIOR: 1st Place- $100.00, 2nd place-$50, 3rd place-$25
Ages: The contestant must be 17 but not over 20 by January 1, 2010, to compete as a senior, and they must be 13 but not over 16 by January 1, 2010, to compete as a junior.