Junior Agricultural Mechanics Project Show

San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo
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JAM Superintendent
Dr. Lon R. Shell
Distinguished Professor Emeritus - Retired
Agricultural Systems Management
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone:  (512) 753-4944
E-mail: tractor@lonshell.com
JAM Assistant Superintendent
Mr. Pat Real
Agriculture Science Teacher - Retired
Lecturer - Agriculture Systems Management
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: (210) 326-9523
E-mail: realfarm@swbell.net
JAM Assistant Superintendent
Dr. P. Ryan Saucier
Assistant Professor
Agricultural Engineering Technology
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341

Phone: (936) 294-4883
E-mail: ryansaucier@shsu.edu

The Junior Agricultural Mechanics (JAM) project show is a unique contest held annually during the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.

The 2017 JAM Premium List is posted on  the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo WEB (see Stock Show link below).  To get to AgMech Premium List from Rodeo WEB - click on Livestock Show at top of home page - then  Junior Agricultural Mechanics.  The 2017 Junior Agricultural Mechanics Show Rules are found at the bottom of the page.  All current rules and regulations pertaining to the 2017 JAM show are provided in the Premium List.

Links to JAM Documents are found at bottom of Junior Agricultural Mechanics page with the Show Rules 
  • Encourage, recognize, facilitate and reward learning and the development of skills through the design, construction and exhibition of agricultural projects and/or Tractor Restoration
  • Showcase the outstanding leadership, technical abilities and accomplishments of Texas youth.


Helpful Links

San Antonio  Stock Show & Rodeo
Texas Transportation Codes
Trailers: Federal Lighting Equipment Location Requirements
ASABE American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Additional Links - Incl Trailer Construction and Tractor Restoration 
San Antonio Junior Agriculture Mechanics (JAM) Show
JAM Judging Materials - Check Sheets

2018 JAM Updates Including new Divisions (PDF)

2017 JAM Results   
Congratulations to all 2017 JAM Exhibitors

The 2017 JAM Awards Presentations 
     Due to the size of the Presentation it has been broken down:
        Introduction - 3,781 KB
        Division 1 - Agricultural Machinery & Equipment   (44,236 KB)
        Division 2 - Outdoor Equipment    (25,129 KB)
        Division 3 - Livestock Equipment    (43,138 KB)
        Division 4 - Bumper Pull Trailers   (34,419 KB)
        Division 5 - Gooseneck Trailers    (28,257 KB)
        Division 6 - Tractor Restoration    (21,309 KB)
        Champions -  (39,740 KB)
2017 JAM Donor List   Please write Thank You letters to these donors.
JAM Documents  (PDF)     
JAM Instructional Presentations (HTM & PDF)

 Trailer Documents  (PDF)
      See Additional Links above for more Trailer Information

  Tractor Documents (PDF)
      See Additional Links above for more Tractor Information


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