2024 Schedule

  • July 13th, 2024


The OH Ranch Branded Beef Youth Ambassador program was launched in the fall of 2023 and will provide a unique and lucrative opportunity for youth, ages 14-18, to become a part of the only program of its kind offered in Canada. With the implementation of this homegrown program, the Calgary Stampede and its supporters will facilitate this unique opportunity for youth to receive top-class agri-educational experiences which will assist in their growth and development to become leaders in the agriculture industry. This exciting new youth agriculture program will involve many facets of the Calgary Stampede team including the Calgary Stampede’s OH Ranch, the Livestock Competitions Committee, the long-standing Junior Steer Classic show as well as International Livestock Auctioneers competitors. For more information about the OH Ranch Branded Beef Youth Ambassador Program please contact Livestock Competitions Program Manager, Susan Peterson at 403.261.0312 or email speterson@calgarystampede.com.


Event Date: July 13, 2024
Move in Dates: July 11 & 12, 2024 – Between 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM ONLY
Release Date: July 13, 2024

Those who are currently participating in the 2024 OH Branded Beef Ambassador program, please enter your steers information in the online entries system. If you would like to enter the Junior Steer Classic, entries can be filled out here as well, deadline June 15th 4:00PM.

Event Runs: July 13 - July 13, 2024

Nutrien Western Event Centre

Become an OH Ranch Branded Beef Youth Ambassador Supporter


On July 13th, during the International Livestock Auctioneer Championship, the OH Branded Beef steers will sell. If you are interested in supporting the OH Branded Beef Ambassadors by purchasing a steer in the sale, please fill out the pre-registration form below:


Become an OH Ranch Branded Beef Youth Ambassador

Applications will open July 1, 2024
Applications will close September 1st, 2024

Youth Ambassador applications will be open to all youth, ages 14-18 as of January 1, 2024.

Selected youth ambassadors will receive a steer calf from the OH Ranch in October 2024 to care for and bring back to show at the July 2025 Calgary Stampede’s Junior Steer Classic in a designated “OH Ranch Branded Beef” class.

  • No application fees or entry fees for youth.

  • Receive an honorarium for feed costs for the steer project.

  • Participate in beef industry focused educational sessions with industry leaders throughout the project year.

  • Compete for awards and prize money.

OH Ranch Branded Beef steer projects will be sold at auction at the conclusion of the Junior Steer Classic show. Proceeds from the sale will be shared with the youth and the scholarship fund.

Download and print application form here: OH Ranch Branded Beef Youth Ambassador Program Application

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