Travis County Youth Show
  JANUARY 16-18, 2020
Map Location Travis County Expo Center: Austin, Texas
Individuals will work cooperatively with Travis County Youth Show Board members, volunteers, participants and judges in creating a quality county contest and fair.

Applications must be received and/or postmarked by September 11, 2019.
Applicant Interviews: Selected candidates will be notified by email by September 22, 2019.
Interview date and time will be TBD and will be set up first come first serve through a sign up.

  • Only bona fide FFA, Junior FFA, or 4-H members regularly enrolled and attending public, private or home schools of less than college level in Travis County are eligible to participate in the TCYS Leadership Contest
    • Queens Court: Girls must be between 6th and 8th grade to be eligible for the Princess contest, and between the 9th and 12th grade to be eligible for the Queens contest.
    • Junior Superintendents: Applicants must be in 9th-12th grade.
  • Be in good academic standing (C average and above) at your school or equivalent.
  • Be in good standing as a 4-H/FFA member.
  • Assist the livestock superintendents, general superintendent, youth fair superintendents with various areas: Check in/Check out, Judging, Auction and any other events that may come up.
  • Always maintain a professional attitude when handling County Contest/Fair participants.
  • Promote the County Contest/Fair as a positive educational opportunity for youth to exhibit their projects.
  • Behave as a good role model at all times (at school, outside of the classroom & during all TCYS activities).
  • Dress appropriately at all TCYS activities.
  • Assist in promoting our show (prepare floats for parades, tv/radio ads, etc).
  • Queens Court: For those who been selected as the Queen or Princess in a previous year, you may not run for that position again. If selected as a Queen or Princess Runner-up, you may apply again.
  • Mr. TCYS is an optional position. This position will be selected out of the pool of finalist for Jr Superintendent. This position is not required and will be managed at the discretion of the committee if they feel this position is needed. A candidate may not apply to be Mr. TCYS.
  • Late applications WILL NOT be accepted. Applications MUST be postmarked by the deadline and signed by your Ag Teacher/County Agent. Club leaders may not sign for the County Agent.
  • Each candidate must attend the interview on the interview date listed below. Selected interviewees will be notified by email.

AWARDS: The 2019 Queen will receive a belt buckle. Overall Jr. Superintendent and Runner Up will each receive a Belt Buckle at Auction after voting is concluded.

PLEASE NOTE: Missing signatures and/or unanswered questions will result in disqualification. The decisions of this selection committee are final.  TCYS will provide each first time finalist an official TCYS shirt to wear at the auction, show, and events. Jr. Superintendents will get an additional t-shirt. Queens Court will receive a tiara and sash. Jackets may be purchased separately, the cost ranges between $25 and $75. 


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TCYS 2019-20 Leadership Contest Application 8/20/2019 93 KB

  Have questions about Leadership Contests? Contact Stephanie at 512-663-6620

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Manor, Texas 78653
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