Champions Parade in American Royal Gelbvieh Show

The Gelbvieh and Balancer® Ring of Gold Show was one of the first shows to kick off the 2011 American Royal Livestock Show on Saturday, October 22 in Kansas City, Mo. A total of 61 Gelbvieh and Balancer entries were exhibited by 22 breeders. Brandon Callis of Washington, Texas evaluated the 28 Gelbvieh females, 10 Gelbvieh bulls, 15 Balancer females and eight Balancer bulls.

Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., exhibited both the grand and reserve grand champion Gelbvieh females. Grand champion honors went to 3G X Factor 014X, a January 6, 2010 daughter of 3G Time Machine 758T ET. This heifer was first named junior yearling heifer champion. The reserve grand female came out of the spring heifer calf division. 3G Yes Please 183Y is a May 22, 2011 daughter of 3G Time Machine 758T.

The grand champion Gelbvieh bull was exhibited by Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan. CIRS 39RY is a February 23, 2011 son of CIRS Decade 278U2 and was first named junior bull calf champion.

Hart Farm, Kansas City, Kan., exhibited the reserve grand champion Gelbvieh bull. HFGC HART 35W34 is an October 28, 2009 son of HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59 ET and was first the senior bull champion.

In the Balancer show, Emily Griffiths had the grand champion balancer female with a cow-calf pair. 3G Cowgirl Wisdom 951W is a March 3, 2009 daughter of 3G Smoke N' Mirrors.

The reserve grand champion Balancer female was exhibited by LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan. AHL Forever Lady 114X is a January 4, 2010 daughter of XXB Wingman 639T. This heifer was first named junior yearling heifer champion.

The grand champion Balancer bull was 3G Warlock 928W, also exhibited by Emily Griffiths. He is a February 7, 2009 son of 3G Smoke N' Mirrors and came out of the senior bull division.

T Bar S Cattle Company, Bonnots Mill, Mo., had the reserve grand champion Balancer bull. T BAR S Flintstone 10X is a March 18, 2010 son of Gerloff Newsline 6233 and was first named the junior bull champion.

A complete list of winners follows:

American Royal Gelbvieh Ring of Gold Show

October 22, 2011

Judge: Brandon Callis, Washington, Texas

Gelbvieh Females

Gelbvieh Spring Heifer Calf Champion: 3G Yes Please 183Y, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: 3G Time Machine 758T

Gelbvieh Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: CIRS 122TY, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: CIRS 278RT

Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Calf Champion: 3G Cowgirl Yasmin 103Y, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: 3G Time Machine 758T

Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: CIRS 72WY, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: CIRS King

Gelbvieh Senior Heifer Calf Champion: BDCG DC Ms Impact 32X10, Dawson Creek Gelbvieh, Easton, Kan., Sire: HYEK Black Impact 3960N

Gelbvieh Senior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: DLLL Direct Image W934X, D Bar L Land and Livestock, Chadron, Neb., Sire: CIRS Direct Current 1LU

Gelbvieh Intermediate Heifer Calf Champion: KWHG Ms Lillian 8X34, HT Cattle Co., Lacygne, Kan., Sire: MR Krugerrand 70M 13P

Gelbvieh Intermediate Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: PMG Xena 72X, Tricia Goes, Odell, Neb., Sire: Back to the Future ET

Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Champion: 3G X Factor 014X, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Reserve Champion: DTKF Black Betty, DTK Cattle Co., Janesville, Iowa, Sire: JHG Premonition 662S ET

Gelbvieh Bulls

Gelbvieh Spring Bull Calf Champion: CIRS 141Y, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: CIRS Decade 278U2

Gelbvieh Spring Bull Calf Reserve Champion: OGSG Young Gun 444Y, Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan., Sire: BABR Who Done It

Gelbvieh Junior Bull Calf Champion: CIRS 39RY, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: CIRS Decade 278U2

Gelbvieh Junior Bull Calf Reserve Champion: DLLL Currency U21Y, D Bar L Land and Livestock, Chadron, Neb., Sire: CIRS Direct Current 1LU

Gelbvieh Senior Bull Calf Champion: HFGC Hart 10X41, Hart Farm, Kansas City, Kan., Sire: HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59ET

Gelbvieh Senior Bull Calf Reserve Champion: RL Mr Power, Ricky Linquist, Fonda, Iowa, Sire: Davidson Powerhouse 134

Gelbvieh Intermediate Bull Champion: KKKG Red Bull 285X, Triple K Gelbvieh, Bonner Springs, Kan., Sire: GKT Boo Boo 155E

Gelbvieh Junior Bull Champion: 3G Excalibur 055X ET, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: SLC Freedom 178F

Gelbvieh Junior Bull Reserve Champion: JERG 5X9, Ladner Cattle Co., Argonia, Kan., Sire: RUPP Apollo

Gelbvieh Senior Bull Champion: HFGC HART 35W34, Hart Farm, Kansas City, Kan., Sire: HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59 ET

Balancer Females

Balancer Spring Heifer Calf Champion: BNW Prairie Gal 1063Y, Wilkinson Gelbvieh Ranch, Model, Colo., Sire: GDW BLK Krugers Goldman

Balancer Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: DTKF Lucy, DTK Cattle Co., Janesville, Iowa, Sire: JBOB J-Bob 4665M ET

Balancer Junior Heifer Calf Champion: 3G Cowgirl Yolanda 106Y, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: BR Midland

Balancer Senior Heifer Calf Champion: KKKG Ms Titillating 300X, Triple K Gelbvieh, Bonner Springs, Kan., Sire: XXB King George 918S ET

Balancer Senior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: BNW Prairie Gal 0084X, Wilkinson Gelbvieh Ranch, Model, Colo., Sire: DB New Total 469

Balancer Intermediate Heifer Calf Champion: LCC Barbie Doll X67, Jacinda Dickenson, Glasco, Kan., Sire: Redgreen

Balancer Intermediate Heifer Calf Reserve Champion: TPMG Xana Lady, Tricia Goes, Odell, Neb., Sire: R Collateral 2R

Balancer Junior Yearling Heifer Champion: AHL Forever Lady 114X, LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan., Sire: XXB Wingman 639T

Balancer Junior Yearling Heifer Reserve Champion: SLCB Miss Granite 327X, D Bar L Land and Livestock, Chadron, Neb., Sire: Post Rock Granite 200 P2

Balancer Senior Female Champion: EBY Miss 7294T 9229W, Ladner Cattle Co., Argonia, Kan., Sire: SAV Bismark

Balancer Senior Female Reserve Champion: STG Ms Yancey 36W3, Mitch Garcia, Las Animas, Colo., Sire: GMRA Larami 5110

Balancer Cow-Calf Champion: 3G Cowgirl Wisdom 951W, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: 3G Smoke N' Mirrors

Balancer Cow-Calf Reserve Champion: BNW Prairie Gal Stamp 9069W, Wilkinson Gelbvieh Ranch, Model, Colo., Sire: SYD Stampede 6122S ET

Balancer Bulls

Balancer Spring Bull Calf Champion: BDCG DC Houdini S56Y2 ET, Dawson Creek Gelbvieh, Easton, Kan., Sire: EGL Northern Dancer U659

Balancer Spring Bull Calf Reserve Champion: CIRS 918Y, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: LCC Major League A502M

Balancer Senior Bull Calf Champion: GGGE 3G Xpediter, Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan., Sire: GGGE 3G Smoke N' Mirrors

Balancer Senior Bull Calf Reserve Champion: HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59 ET, Hart Farm, Kansas City, Kan., Sire: HFGC HF Roscoe 34P59 ET

Balancer Intermediate Bull Champion: KKKG AMP 284X, Triple K Gelbvieh, Bonner Springs, Kan., Sire: RTRT Solution

Balancer Junior Bull Champion: T BAR S Flintstone 10X, T Bar S Cattle Co., Bonnots Mill, Mo., Sire: Gerloff Newsline 6233

Balancer Senior Bull Champion: 3G Warlock 928W, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: 3G Smoke N' Mirrors

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,500 members and registering approximately 40,000 animals annually. For more information visit www.gelbvieh.org; or call 303-465-2333.

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