Beef Ambassadors

Annual Beef Ambassador Contest –

A joint cooperation of California Cattlewomen and California Beef Council

Ambassadors have the job of sharing the good story of beef and ranching with fellow Californians.


Do you or someone you know like to be an Ambassador? Download our application and rules to learn more and apply! 

**NEW and UPDATED For 2021 Contest **

California State Beef Ambassador rules –

State Beef Ambassador Junior Application

State Beef Ambassador Senior Application

What can I do to Learn to be a Beef Ambassador?

California Beef Council has resources that can help local or state contestants learn more factual based advocacy information.  You can find their resources in their Beef It’s What’s for Dinner Library

Additionally, Beef Ambassador contestants and advocates of any age will benefit from completing the Master’s in Beef Advocacy Certificate Program.  You can sign up for this free self guided course directly with Masters of Beef Advocacy.  Continuing education opportunities are also available through this program.

Understanding Scoring for the State Beef Ambassador Contest

There are 4 categories that State Beef Ambassador Contestants in which contestants are scored and evaluated.  The scores from each category are used to compile the contestant’s overall score.

Beef Education – Building and delivering a lesson plan

Beef Issues Response –  Answering questions about and educating on misconceptions about beef and beef production

Media Interview –  Having poise and composure when dealing with the media and answering their questions

Social Media Posts – Sharing information on a public social media platform that is accurate and educational

2020 Senior Beef Ambassadors

Ashley Jordan, Central Region

Blakeley Hittson, Northern Region

Colten Hurley, Southern Region

2020 Junior Beef Ambassadors

Rachel Lyman, Central Region

Molly Fowler, Northern Region

Fallon McNeill, Southern Region