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4-H & FFA Breeding Show

2020 4-H & FFA Breeding Show

Entry Deadline: August 28, 2020

Entry Fee: $5.00

Every effort has been made to insure the accuracy of the information on this website. However, exhibitors are cautioned that the current rules and regulations of the Utah State Fair Corporation, as interpreted by Fair Administration and the Board, take precedence over this listing due to the possibility of typographical error or inadvertent omission.

In the event of conflict between the general rules and the special rules governing the various departments, the special rules will take precedence.

The Board reserves the final and absolute right to interpret these rules and regulations and arbitrarily settle and determine all matters, questions and differences in regard thereto, or otherwise arising out of, connected with or incident to the Fair.

The Board reserves the right to amend or add to these rules, as it, in its judgment, may deem advisable.

Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Jr Livestock General Rules.

4-H & FFA Breeding Beef Cattle

Arrival and Release Schedule

Arrival

Release

4-H & FFA Breeding Beef Cattle

Sept 10 – 6 to 11 am

Sept 12 – after 9 pm

*4-H & FFA Breeding Cattle will be received and judged the same days as open class schedule. Jr Angus exhibitors should refer to open class information regarding American Angus Association premium participation.

Judging Schedule

Friday, Sept. 11 2:00 pm Jr Simmentals

Jr Herefords
Jr Angus
Jr Other Recognized Breeds

3:00 pm Showmanship

Following Showmanship Jr Mini Hereford
Judge: TBA

Special Rules

*Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the General Rules, Health Regulations, Livestock General Rules.

1. Exhibitors must be registered member of 4-H & FFA projects must be verified by extension agent and advisors.
2. Animals must be registered with their specific National Breed Association or be eligible for registration upon reaching proper age.


Premiums
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$25 $24 $23 $22 $21 $20 $19 $18 $15 $10

Classes

Breed class must be listed on entry blank:
AN – Angus
GE – Gelbvieh
HE – Horned & Polled Hereford
MH – Miniature Herefords
OB – Other Recognized Breeds
SI – Simmental

Lot No.
1. Heifers, under 12 months.
2. Heifers, 1 year and over.
3. Cow, any age, with calf under 12 months.
4. Champion Female – Rosette
5. Reserve Champion Female – Rosette
6. Bulls, under 12 months
7. Bull, 1 year and over
8. Champion Bull – Rosette
9. Reserve Champion Bull – Rosette

Showmanship

*Please enter Showmanship by the deadline to participate in the competition*

Special Rules

1. One showmanship class.
2. All breeds show together.
3. 4-H & FFA will show together.
4. Exhibitors will be judged on compliance to dress code as well as ability to show the animal.
5. Exhibitors must have an animal entered in the 4-H & FFA Breeding Beef Department and must show their own animal to be eligible to participate in showmanship.

Premiums

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

$20

$19

$18

$17

$16

$15

$14

$13

$12

$11

Lot No.
1. Seniors (Grades 9-12)
2. Intermediates (Grades 6-8)
3. Junior (Grades 3-5)



4-H & FFA Dairy Cattle

Arrival & Release Schedule

Arrival

Release

Holstein, Jersey, Other Recognized Breed

Sept 10. – 6 – 11 am

Sept. 12 – after 9 pm

Judging Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 12

10:00 am

Showmanship

11:00 am

Holstein, Jersey, OB Show

Judge: TBA

Special Rules

*Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Jr Livestock General Rules and Livestock General Rules.

1. Exhibitors must be registered member of 4-H & FFA projects must be verified by extension agent and advisors.
2. Animals must be registered with their specific National Breed Association or be eligible for registration upon reaching proper age.

Premiums

Blue Ribbon Animals

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th & below

$25

$24

$23

$22

$21

$20

$19

$18

Red Ribbon Animals

White Ribbon Animals

$15

$10

Special Awards

1. 4-H Club/FFA Chapter Herd – Exhibition from an FFA Chapter, consisting of at least 5 animals, not more than two to be owned by one exhibitor.

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th – 10th

$22

$21

$20

$19

$18

$16

2. 4-H Herdsman – Two or more animals exhibited. Special emphasis on personal care of animals, public information, stall cleanliness & neatness, display of awards, signs and other educational exhibits & demonstrations – TROPHY

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

$15

$14

$13

$12

3. FFA Herdsman – exhibiting two or more Dairy animals. Consideration will be given to condition of animals, stalls, promptness in daily care, etc.

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

$15

$14

$13

$12

4. Best FFA Chapter exhibit of dairy cattle, to be determined on a money point basis – Trophy given at State Convention

5. Barn Prize – one barn prize of $30 will be awarded.

Classes

Breed class must be listed on entry blank:

HO – Holstein
JE – Jersey
OB – Other Recognized Breeds
(Purebred & Grades show in same lots)

Heifers
Lot No
1. Spring Heifer Calf (born after Feb 29, 2020 & over 4 months of age)
2. Winter Heifer Calf (born after Nov 30, 2019 & before Mar 1, 2020
3. Fall Heifer Calf (born after Aug 31, 2019 & before December 1, 2019)
4. Summer Yearling Heifer (born after May 31, 2019 & before Sept. 1, 2019)
5. Spring Yearling Heifer (born after Feb 29, 2019 & before June 1, 2019)
6. Winter Yearling Heifer (born after Nov. 30, 2018 & before March 1, 2019)
7. Fall Yearling Heifer (born after Aug 31, 2018 & before Dec. 1, 2018) NOT IN MILK
8. Jr Champion Female (first place blue ribbon winners of Lots 1-7)
9. Reserve Jr Champion Female

Cows
Lot No
10. Fall Yearling IN MILK (born after Aug 31, 2018 & before Dec 1, 2018)
11. Jr Two-Year-Old Cow (born after Feb 29, 2018 & before Sept 1, 2018)
12. Sr Two-Year-Old Cow (born after Aug 31, 2017 & before Mar 1, 2018)
13. Jr Three-Year-Old Cow (born after Feb 29, 2015 & before Sept 1, 2015)
14. Sr Three-Year-Old Cow (born after Aug 31, 2016 & before Mar 1, 2017)
15. Intermediate Champion Female – (first place blue ribbon winners of Lots 10-14)
16. Reserve Intermediate Champion Female
17. Four-Year-Old Cow (born after Aug 31, 2014 & before Sept 1, 2016)
18. Five-Year-Old Cow (born after Aug 31, 2014 & before Sept 1, 2015)
19. Aged Cow
20. Lifetime Milk Production (150,000 lb Holstein/ 100,000 lb Jersey)
21. Sr Champion Female (first place blue ribbon winner of lots 17-20)
22. Reserve Sr Champion Female
23. Grand Champion Female
24. Reserve Grand Champion Female

25. A $5 premium will be paid for each project animal registered in youth’s name (proof of ownership will be required). Exhibitors may exhibit only one animal other than their own. Exhibitors must mark on the entry form which animal(s) is registered in their name, or no premium will be paid!

Showmanship

*Please enter Showmanship by the deadline to participate in the competition.

Special Rules

1. All breeds show together.
2. 4-H & FFA show together.
3. Exhibitors will be judged on their compliance with dress code and their ability to show their animal.
4. Exhibitors must have an animal entered in the 4-H & FFA Dairy Cattle Department & must show their own animal to be eligible to participate in showmanship.

Premiums

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

$20

$19

$18

$17

$16

$15

$14

$13

$12

$11


Lot No.
1. Senior (Grades 9-12)
2. Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
3. Junior (Grades 3-5)




4-H & FFA Dairy Goats

Arrival & Release Schedule

Arrival

Release

4-H & FFA Dairy Goats (all breeds)

Sept. 10 – 6-11 am

Sept. 12 – after 9 pm

Judging Schedule

Friday, Sept 11

6:00 pm

Showmanship

Saturday, Sept 12

9:00 am

4-H & FFA Sr Doe Show – Jr Doe Show to follow

Judge: TBA

Special Rules

*Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Jr Livestock General Rules and Livestock General Rules.

This show is open to all purebred and recorded grades registered or recorded in the American Goat Society, Canadian Goat Society and the American Dairy Goat Association that are bona fide 4-H or FFA projects. Utah 4-H & FFA members who own and/or help care for dairy goats throughout the year may be eligible to enter. Youth who help care for goat for shorter periods of time, which are owned by someone else, are not eligible to participate in the Utah State Fair 4-H & FFA Dairy Goat Show. Record books may be checked.

Eligibility:
1. Exhibitors may exhibit animals that are not registered in their name, but the animals must be their project animals with record books kept accordingly.
2. All registration papers must be checked by the show secretary upon your arrival. If this is not done, those animals whose papers have not been checked will be considered scratched and will not be allowed to show. Checking in of papers is the responsibility of the exhibitor. Any changes must be done at check-in, not on the day of the show!

Miscellaneous:
1. Any doe that has ever freshened or is being milked regularly shall compete in the Sr Doe Division. This includes dry and precocious milkers.
2. Any doe 24 months of age or over that has freshened shall not be shown.
3. Only Recorded Grade, Natives on Performance, Native on Appearance, Experimentals and Grade Experimentals shall be shown in the class called Recorded Grades.
4. Because of space limitations, only animals that are entered in this show will be housed in the barn.
5. All animals will be inspected before unloading. Goats with abscesses or other communicable disease will not be allowed on the grounds.
6. Pre-show milkout will be handled per ADGA rules. These and other rules under Open Show, also apply to this show.
7. Please write tattoos under the “Breed” heading on the entry form. Write in the breed initials under the “Class” heading on the entry form.
8. The Junior and Senior Shows are separately sanctioned.
9. The show order is subject to change to insure the show runs smoothly and efficiently.

Premiums

Blue Ribbon Animals

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th & below

$25

$24

$23

$22

$21

$20

$19

Red Ribbon Animals

White Ribbon Animals

$15

$10

Class

LA – Lamancha
ND – Nigerian Dwarf
NU – Nubian
OP – All Other Purebreds
RG – Recorded Grades

Jr Does

Lot No.
1. Junior Kids – born Apr 1, 2020 to show time
2. Intermediate Kids – born Mar 1, 2020 to Mar 31, 2020
3. Senior Kids – born Sept 12, 2019 to Feb 29, 2020
4. Yearling not in milk – born Sept 12, 2018 to Sept 12, 2019
5. Jr Grand Champion
6. Jr Reserve Champion

Sr Does

Lot No.
7. Milkers under 2 years – born after Sept 12, 2018
8. 2 years & under 3 – born Sept 12, 2017 to Sept 12, 2018
9. 3 years & under 4 – born Sept 12, 2016 to Sept 12, 2017
10. 4 years & under 5 – born Sept 12, 2015 to Sept 12, 2016
11. 5 years & over – born prior to Sept 12, 2015
12. Sr Grand Champion
13. Sr Reserve Champion
14. Champion Challenge/Best of Breed

Groups

Lot No.
15. Get of Sire – 3 does, sired by same buck, any age. One entry per buck per exhibitor.
16. Produce of Dam – 2 does, any age, produce of same dam. Dam must be named.
17. Dam & Daughter – any age. Dam must be named.
18. Best 3 Females – 3 does, any age, owned by exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor.
19. Udder Class – The judge will have discretion of specifying animals from each of the Senior Doe lots to return for judging in this lot.

Special Awards

1. Jr Best Doe in Show – Grand Champions from each breed class competing – Trophy
2. Sr Best Doe in Show – Grand Champions from each breed class competing – Trophy
3. Best Udder in Show – Trophy
4. One barn prize of $30 will be awarded
5. Premier Exhibitor – Trophy presented by Utah Dairy Goat Association
6. Best FFA Chapter exhibit of goats, to be determined on a money point basis – Trophy given at State Convention

Showmanship

*Please enter showmanship by the deadline to participate in the competition.

Special Rules

1. Each exhibitor must show his or her own project animal
2. The Judge shall require the exhibitors to switch animals during judging
3. ADGA Showmanship Award Certificate shall be made at any official show or at any show judged by an official ADGA judge, even if the show itself is not official.
4. You will be judged on how you appear, answer questions put forth by the judge, and how well you control your animal.
5. 4-H & FFA will show together.

Premiums

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

$20

$19

$18

$17

$16

$15

$14

$13

$12

$11


Lot No.
1. Senior (Grades 9-12)
2. Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
3. Junior (Grades 3-5)


4-H & FFA Breeding Sheep

Arrival & Release Schedule

Arrival

Release

4-H & FFA Breeding Sheep

Sept. 10 – 6-11 am

Sept. 12 – after 9 pm


Judging Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 12

3:00 pm

Registered Wool Breeds

4:00 pm

Registered Meat Breeds

5:00 pm

Commercial Meat Breeds

6:00 pm Showmanship

Judge: TBA

Special Rules

*Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Jr Livestock General Rules and Livestock General Rules

1. Exhibitors may exhibit animals that are not registered in their name, but the animals must be their project animals with record books kept accordingly.
2. 4-H Group eligibility
3. All registered breeds will show together in their respective class. If there are 16 head or more of the same breed in the registered classes, provided by 2 or more exhibitors not from the same farm or family, a specific breed show will be held. *Requests to split the show MUST be made to the Livestock Office and Jr Sheep Supervisor 24 hours before the start of the show.*

Premiums

Blue Ribbon Animals

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th & below

$25

$24

$23

$22

$21

$20

$19

Red Ribbon Animals

White Animals

$15

$10

Class

RM – Registered Meat: animals must be registered with their respective breed association
RW – Registered Wool: animals must be registered with their respective breed association
CM – Commercial Meat: animals may not be shown in any other class (i.e. Market Show)

Rams

Lot No.
1. Ram 1 year old & under 2
2. Pen of 2 Yearling Rams
3. Fall Ram Lambs – born before Dec, 14 2019
4. Winter Ram Lambs – born Dec 15, 2019 to Feb 14, 2020
5. Spring Ram Lambs – born Feb 15, 2020 & after
6. Pen of 2 Ram Lambs
7. Best Pair – 1 yearling Ram & 1 lamb Ram (only one per exhibitor)
8. Champion Ram
9. Reserve Champion Ram

Ewes

Lot No.
10. Ewe 1 year old & under 2
11. Pen of 2 yearling Ewes
12. Flock – owned by exhibitor (to consist of 1 Yearling Ram and 2 Yearling Ewes) – only one entry per exhibitor
13. Fall Ewe Lambs – born before Dec 14, 2019
14. Winter Ewe Lambs – born Dec 15, 2019 to Feb 14, 2020
15. Spring Ewe Lambs – born Feb 15, 2020 & after
16. Pen of 2 Ewes
17. Young Flock – owned by exhibitor (to consist of 1 Yearling Ram and 2 Yearling Ewes) – only one entry per exhibitor.
18. Best Pair – 1 Yearling Ewe & 1 Ewe Lamb (only one entry per exhibitor)
19. Best 4 Head – 1 animals either sex – (only one entry per exhibitor)
20. Champion Ewe
21. Reserve Champion Ewe

*All animals shown in a group class must be entered in an individual age class.*

Showmanship

*Please enter Showmanship by the deadline to participate in the competition*

Special Rules

1. All breeds show together.
2. Exhibitors will be judged on compliance to dress code as well as ability to show the animal.
3. Exhibitors must have an animal entered in the 4-H & FFA Breeding Sheep Department and must show their own animal to be eligible to participate in showmanship.

Premiums

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

$20

$19

$18

$17

$16

$15

$14

$13

$12

$11

Lot No.
1. Senior (Grades 9-12)
2. Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
3. Junior (Grade 3-5)

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