Junior Angus exhibitors led 312 entries at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic (MAJAC) Regional Preview Show, March 11-13 in Harrisonburg, VA. Chris Mullinix of Manhattan, KS, evaluated the 92 owned females, 56 bred-and-owned females, 48 steers, seven bred-and-owned steers, 15 bred-and-owned bulls, six cow-calf pair and 88 Angus-based crossbred steers.
Titles are as follows:
- Blake Nisewander of Greencastle, PA led the grand champion bred-and-owned bull. BNF Friday 115 is a March 2015 son of S A V Brilliance 8077. He earlier won junior champion.
- Wood Bowtie 500 won the title of reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull after first claiming reserve junior champion. Justin Wood from Willow Spring, NC owns the March 2015 son of EXAR Blue Chip 1877B.
- Bryce Fitzgerald of West Grove, PA led the grand champion bred-and-owned female. Cherry Knoll Erica 1544 is a March 2015 daughter of Plum Creek Paradox 161B. She earlier won junior champion.
- Claudia Hissong, Greencastle, PA showed the reserve grand champion bred-and-owned female. Double C Rosebud 1501 is a May 2015 daughter of Cherry Knoll Product 1271. She first won intermediate champion.
- Dameron Primrose 5154 won grand champion owned female after claiming intermediate champion. Keegan Cassady of Bloomington, IL owns the May 2015 daughter of Dameron First Class.
- Sadie Compagnola from Bath, PA showed the reserve grand champion owned female. Cherry Knoll Rosebud 1572 is a June 2015 daughter of Lazy JB Top Shelf 9000. She first won reserve intermediate champion.
- AED Rita 328A won grand champion cow-calf pair. Allison Davis of Shelbyville, TN owns the December 2013 daughter of Connealy Final Product. A November 2015 bull calf sired by PVF Insight 0129 completes the winning pair.
- Henry Alexander of Louisa, VA showed the reserve grand champion pair. M C Blackcap 3079 is the October 2013 daughter of S A V First Class 0207. A September 2015 heifer calf sired by PVF Insight 0129 is at side.
- Alden Pugh of Berryville, VA led the grand champion steer. Bob is a March 2015 son of EXAR Classen 1422B. He earlier won junior champion.
- Sarah King from New Market, MD showed the reserve grand champion steer. FDE Smokin 513 is an April 2015 son of Silveiras Style 9303. He first won reserve junior champion.
- Christopher Moxley, West Friendship, MD showed the grand champion bred-and-owned steer. DA Class Act 355 is a March 2015 son of EXAR Classen 1422B. He first won junior champion.
- Blake Nisewander, Greencastle, PA led the reserve grand champion bred-and-owned steer. BFN Brilliance 215 is an April 2015 son of S A V Brilliance 8077. He earlier won reserve junior champion.