Congratulations to our Top 3 Winners!

After a competitive neck and neck voting week, we are happy to announce our First, Second, and Third place winners! A special thank you to all our amazing poetry contest applicants and thank you for voting!


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First Place

Danny McCurry, MO- Dual Purpose Bull


Second Place

Mike Williams, CA- So You Want to be a Cowboy


Third Place

Steve Melton, FL- The Steer


What do you win?

First Place: 

  • Will perform poetry work live on stage at the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, February 2, 2018
  • Free trip to the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans, Lousiana to include a $500 Travel Credit, One Full Registration including Cattlemen's College, and one hotel room for three nights
  • Poetry work to be published in the National Cattlemen Magazine and on NCBA.org (pending proof of copyright information can be provided)
  • Poetry work to be published in the Where Food Comes From Magazine (pending proof of copyright information can be provided)

Second Place: 

  • Will perform poetry work live on stage at the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, February 2, 2018
  • One Full Registration to the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Poetry work to be published on NCBA.org (pending proof of copyright information can be provided

Third Place: 

  • Will perform poetry work live on stage at the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, February 2, 2018
  • $100 Cabela's Gift Card

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