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NCW Beef Ambassador Contest
June 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday, June 15, 2020
1:00 pm CDT
Via Zoom & Email Assignment
For more information or to register for the contest:
Registration deadline: Friday, June 10, 2020
The Competition – updated for 2020 contest
Both division of contestants will compete in two different areas.
Media Interview – Held Monday, June 15 via Zoom
Contestants will participate in a mock media interview. The interviewer will have pre-determined questions to ask each contestant with the option to ask follow-up questions to extrapolate additional knowledge or clarify a point. A panel of judges will observe the interaction for: knowledge, articulation, poise and the contestant’s ability to “tell the Beef Production Story” and present the industry in a positive light. Scoring will be done by the judges only. The contestants should be well-versed in all areas of beef production and the beef industry relating to consumers. Special attention should be paid to all current industry issues.
Issue Response – Via Email
Topic emailed Monday, June 15, following Media Interview. Email response deadline Wednesday, June 10, 9:00 AM Central.
Each contestant will be provided with a current beef industry topic. Contestants will be given time to write article and submit via email by the deadline. The article will be judged for accuracy, message, and ability to send the correct message for the industry.
Senior division to write 200-250 words. Collegiate division to write between 500-550 words.