ACA Journal

Welcome to the Journal!

The ACJ is the official publication of the American Chianina Association. The ACJ includes information on breed specific events, industry articles, award recognition, show results and more.

January/February/March Issue
Deadline Dec. 15
National Show Recap

Deadline April 1
Membership Directory, All-American results, show animal of the year results

July/August/September Issue
Deadline July 1
National Junior Heifer Show Coverage

October/November/December Issue
Deadline October 1
National Show Preview

The ACJ staff devotes the utmost care in preparing each advertisement. The ACJ cannot be responsible for errors in advertising copy received by telephone or for copy received after the deadline.

• Trim Size – 51 picas x 66 picas (8.5 in. x 11 in.)
• Image Area – 45 picas x 60 picas (7.5 in. x 10 in.)
• Position and color guaranteed only for contract ads.
• Rates subject to change without notice.

Full page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/4 Page Per Inch
$600 $450 $325 $225 $20

Special Position Rates
Inside Front Cover – $750
Inside Back Cover – $750
Back Cover – $750

Contract Advertising Rates:
• 4 full page ads (one in each issue of the ACJ)
• 4 E-Blasts
• Banner ad on ACA website
• First contact on special advertising options
• $1800 – billed quarterly

Rotating banner ad appears on all pages of ACA website
• Clickable to breeder website or facebook page
• Rates subject to change without notice.
• Contact Heather Counts, ACJ Editor at or 517-214-0927 to place ad.

1 week 2 weeks 1 month 6 months Yearly
$100 $175 $325 $1700 $3200

• Email blast sent to ACA E-News list (over 2800 names)
• Can customize to meet your needs.
• Can link to catalog, facebook page, website, etc.
• 20% discount if running in conjunction with ACJ print ad and utilizing print ad for eblast.
• Rates subject to change without notice.
• Contact Heather Counts, ACJ Editor at or 517-214-0927 to set up eblast.

1 E-Blast 2 E-Blasts Other frequency
$125 $200 Contact Heather for pricing

Advertising Submission
Send ad copy, pictures & contact to

Heather Counts
P.O. Box 890 Platte City, MO 64079
O: 816.431.2808 • C. 517-214-0927 • E.

The ACJ reserves the right to refuse any advertising copy at its sole discretion. The ACJ assumes no responsibilities for the accuracy of the advertising content as submitted. Advertisers assume all responsibility for the accuracy and truthfulness of submitted advertising containing pedigrees or statements regarding performance. Advertisers shall indemnify and hold harmless the ACJ for any claims concerning advertising content as submitted.

Many advertisers are choosing to supply digital photos rather than glossy prints for use in their ACJ advertising. The ACJ will not be responsible for the quality of photo reproduction or printing as a result of any digital photos supplied. The ACJ will not be held liable for any financial compensation or discounted advertising as a result of poor reproduction quality of digital photos. All digital photos supplied for use in the ACJ will be used at the advertiser’s risk.

Changes to the advertisements after the deadline will only be made if time permits and will incur additional charges for time and materials involved in the change. Minimum charge $50.