ICA Membership Incentive Awards

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association membership incentive awards are a way to recognize the association's top recruiters both individually and on a county level. 

The 2018 ICA Top Hand Club rewards the association’s top membership recruiters while the County Awards, ranks county cattlemen’s associations on their membership recruitment efforts.  The membership recruitment timeframe is from October 1st through March 31st.








We congratulate each one of you on your achievements, great job!

- 2018 ICA Top Hand Club Winners - 

Top New Member Recruiter:
      1st Place - Ryan Bailey, Ringgold County
     2nd Place - Steve Biedenfeld, Clay County
     3rd Place - Darrin Crawley, Guthrie County
     4th Place - Merv Hoermann, O’Brien County
     5th Place - Tim Hastert, Shelby County

Top Member Recruiter Overall:
      1st Place - Clint Von Glan, Crawford County
     2nd Place - Darrin Crawley, Guthrie County
     3rd Place - Wade Myers, Clarke County
     4th Place - Mike Penniman, Sac County
     5th Place - Steve Biedenfeld, Clay County

- 2018 County Membership Award Winners -

·         Highest % membership growth when compared to previous year (new members   and renewals): Ringgold County

·         Highest % of Fair Share contributions (based on % of producer members)Hamilton County

·         Most Fair Share contributions (based on $ value)Sioux County

·         Most New Members: Ringgold County 

2018 Top Hand Club Rules and Prizes:

Rules: Each member is worth 1 point.

NEW Awards:

New this year - awards will be recognized for these two individual categories:

  1. Top New Member Recruiter (new members only)
  2. Top Member Recruiter Overall (includes both renewals and new members)


Recruiters that finish in the top five this year, in each category, will each be rewarded.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a personal Holstein Grill provided by Holstein Manufacturing.  The second place winner will receive an ICA shotgun.  3rd through 5thplace winners in each category will also receive rewards.

2018 County Awards Rules and Prizes

NEW Awards:

  1. Highest % membership growth when compared to previous year (new members and renewals)
  2. Highest % of Fair Share contributions (based on % of producer members)
  3. Most Fair Share contributions (based on $ value)
  4. Most New Members


Each county that qualifies for a county award will get to choose one of the following prizes:

  1. Grill Credit - $1,000
  2. Tent for Grilling
  3. 2-Complimentary ICA Golf Teams for Beef Masters Open
  4. Scholarship - $1,000