During the Expo, awards and prizes will be given out during classes. At the banquet we will be presenting awards to both individuals and clubs for judging, aggregate, stall competition as well as some of the special awards highlighted below. We would like to thank these family's for their support of our 4-H youth and we are honored that we have the opportunity to present these awards at our event.
Sealin Creek Heifer Award
This award is sponsored by Dan & Janette Speller of the Sealin Creek Ranch. Sealin Creek Ranch donates a heifer to the 4-H beef member exhibiting a female project who scored the highest aggregate at BC Ag Expo. The deserving member who wins this award must exhibit the heifer at the following BC Ag Expo either as the member's 4-H project, or in the open division. In order to be eligible, members are required to submit a letter to Dan Speller stating their intent to compete for the heifer and that they agree to show the heifer at next year's Expo if won.
Daren Brady Memorial Fund
These cash prizes and certificates are presented to the two 11 year old members from any division who have achieved the highest overall scores at Kamloops District Rally and the BC Ag Expo combined. The prize money is split 60% for first place and 40% for second. This money is re-invested until the members' 19th birthday.
Clayton Smailes Memorial Award
This award is presented to a member of the Kamloops & District Junior Council who actively participated in the yearly activities, fundraising and was involved with planning and attending Junior Camp. This recipient will display organizational skills, leadership and be enthusiastic about the events. The award is voted on by the members and leaders of the Kamloops & District 4-H Junior Council and presented at the banquet.
Kay Puhallo Memorial Bursary
One or two $500 bursaries are presented to Sr. 4-H members participating at BC Ag Expo who are enrolled in post secondary education. These members must be in good standing and actively participating with their 4-H club. The bursary is awarded based on the member's achievements as well as their citizenship and leadership qualities. Applications are due August 1st annually and can be found on the BC 4-H website or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roy Wai Memorial Award
This award is presented to a 4-H senior member who exhibited exceptional citizenship. This member is a dedicated senior member who enjoys helping other members, displays leadership qualities and shows genuine showmanship. Each year the award is voted on by all members of the BC Ag Expo.