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Members are eligible to participate in Youth programs if they have not yet reached their 19th birthday by the end of Specialty.  All youth wanting to participate in the ACBA Youth Programs must be a member of the ACBA. 

The ACBA Youth Royalty Contests are conducted at the ACBA Specialty Show which consists of a written test, an oral interview, showmanship (for the younger classes) and judging (for the older classes) as conducted by the ACBA Youth Committee. 

The ACBA Youth Achievement, Management and Educational Contests are open to youth members and they are not required to be present at the ACBA Specialty Show. 

Forms required for participation may be downloaded by clicking on the blue icons below.

Youth Contest Entry Forms

Forms are due emailed or postmarked by March 15, 2024.

Make sure you fill out the "Entry Form" in addition to any contests you choose to enter.

2024 Youth Management Contest

2024 Youth Achievement Contest (updated 11/26/23)

2024 Youth Royalty Contest

2024 Youth Contest Entry Form

Contest Study Guide

2024 ACBA Royalty Contest Study Guide is here!

ACBA Youth Royalty Study Guide

Contest Grading Rubric

Click the links below to access the 2024 Grading Rubric documents.


ACBA Scholarship Fund

2023 Applications are ready below!

2023 ACBA Scholarship Application - Printable PDF

2023 ACBA Scholarship Application - Fillable PDF

For info please email the committee chair, Karen DeHaven at 

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