A 2013 junior beef event leads her

Junior beef participant in last year’s competition

CLEMSON — Where’s the beef? It will be at T. Ed Garrison Arena Aug. 1 to 3. Nearly 150 young people will show off their prize cattle and beef-industry smarts at the annual Junior Beef Round-Up.

The free event coordinated by Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service features 4-H and FFA youngsters from the Southeast competing for more than $6,000 in scholarships and awards. They have registered 261 animals for the Round-Up

A young competitor shows off his belt buckle

The Scholarship Contest, Beef Ambassador Contest, Cattlemen’s Contest and Showmanship event will be Saturday, Aug. 2. On Sunday morning officials will present the belt buckles, awards and checks to the winners. The breed shows will follow the awards ceremony.