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WELCOME TO WESTERN STATES LOWLINE ASSOCIATION —————–

WIN A HALFBLOOD LOWLINE STEER CONTEST
Juniors – get your pens ready and your thinking cap on. Announcing an essay contest to win a halfblood Lowline steer plus $350 for expenses! This is a wonderful opportunity to receive a high quality steer to show next summer. Application and essay must be postmarked by October 27, 2014. Winners will be announced by November 10, 2014.  View this link for more info including contest rules and application.

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KOOTENAI CLASSIC JACKPOT YOUTH SHOW
At the Kootenai County Fairgrounds June 27, 2015 in Coeur d’Alene, ID
• Jackpot classes for prospect steers & prospect heifers, Lowline Influence class
• Showmanship classes

• Fitting & showing clinic
BBQ lunch
• Great prizes!

Watch for more info coming soon

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BOARD ELECTIONS COMING UP
Board Member elections are coming up in just a few short months. For 2015, there will be 3 positions open. We are especially in need of a Treasurer. The vote will be in December. We would like to extend an invitation to you to consider serving on the WSLA Board. WSLA is growing, interest in Lowline cattle is exploding and we would love to have you! Our meetings are held once a month by conference call. Contact a board member for any questions.

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TREASURE BULL TEST

There is an opportunity to put Lowline bulls in the Treasure Bull Test in Montana. It is for bulls born from Dec 15, 2013 to April 15, 2014. They keep the bulls for 1 year. They will keep stats on them and feed them for a year. Their feeding program helps bulls develop and grow to their full potential. It is $850. If they get enough interest, there may be an opportunity for a trailer headed to Montana on October 11th.If you need more information and to register, go to www.TreasureTestCenter.com.

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STATE REP
We have another state representative – Missy Ousley has volunteered to be the state rep for Oregon. Thank you Missy!

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

Tim and Debbie Vulles of Hayden, ID
Bayleigh Carpenter of Sequim, WA
Jessica Steppe of Sultan, WA

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9th ANNUAL NW LOWLINE CLASSIC SHOW

2014 NW Lowline Classic Show Results

Thank you to all of the participants at the show and everyone who volunteered at the show. We also want to thank all of our class sponsors!

$100 – Supreme Exhibit
Fullblood Supreme Exhibit – Tunk Mountain Ranch, Riverside, WA
Percentage Supreme Exhibit – Topline Lowlines, Monroe, WA

$75 – Grand Champion
Grand Champion FB Bull – Highpoint Lowlines, Victoria, BC, CAN
Grand Champion % Bull – Highpoint Lowlines, Victoria, BC, CAN
Grand Champion FB Female – Cloverdale Farms, Rathdrum, ID
Grand Champion % Female – Honeybrook Lowlines, Edam, SK, CAN
Grand Champion FB Cow/Calf – Twin Creeks Lowlines, Ronan, MT
Grand Champion % Cow/Calf – Circle B Angus, Kittitas, WA
Grand Champion FB Steer – Lillefloren Farms, Hayden, ID
Grand Champion % Steer – American Alps Ranch, Marblemount, WA

$50 – Reserve Grand Champion
Reserve Grand Champion FB Bull
Reserve Grand Champion % Bull
Reserve Grand Champion FB Female – y4 Ranch, Hines, OR
Reserve Grand Champion % Female
Reserve Grand Champion FB Cow/Calf – Double D Lowlines, Athol, ID
Reserve Grand Champion % Cow/Calf – Lazy K Lowlines, Albion, WA
Reserve Grand Champion FB Steer – Cross My Heart, Hayden, ID
Reserve Grand Champion % Steer – - American Alps Ranch, Marblemount, WA

Youth Showmanship
Idaho Lowline Cattle Co., Hayden, ID