points & regions

beyond the ring national jr livestock association

How the points work

Class Placing Points

1st – 20 points 

2nd – 18 points 

3rd – 16 points 

4th – 14 points 

5th – 12 points 

6th – 10 points 

7th – 8 points 

8th – 6 points 

9th – 4 points 

10th – 2 points 

11th place and lower or exhibitors that didn’t receive a placing but are listed on the class results – 1 point 

Grand & Breed Champion Points

Breed/Division Champion – 10 points 

Reserve Breed/Division Champion – 5 points 

Grand Overall Champion – 20 points 

Reserve Overall Champion – 15 points 

Major Stock Show Points

Major Shows that are open to all exhibitors nationwide (NWSS, Cattleman’s Congress, American Royal, NAILE, and Arizona National) will count double for points. 

The Break Down On the Regions

Region 1

Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, IdahoOregon, Utah, and Washington

Region 2

Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota,Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado

Region 3

Oklahoma and Texas

Region 4

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

Region 5

Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin

Region 6

Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia

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