points & regions

beyond the ring national jr livestock association

How the points work

Breeding/Market Animals Class 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/Reserve Division Champion – 5 points 

Grand Overall Champion – 20 points 

Reserve Overall Champion – 15 points 

3rd Overall – 10 points

4th Overall – 8 points

5th Overall – 5 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 triple for points. 

If a BTRJLA sanctioned show has more than 250 entires in a species it will count double for points.

The Break Down On the Regions

Region 1

Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington

Region 2

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

Region 3

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

Region 4

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

Region 5

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