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4-H & FFA Market Show

2020 4-H & FFA Market 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 & Livestock General Rules.

All show times are approximate.

Showmanship Premiums

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$20 $19 $18 $17 $16 $15 $14 $13 $12 $11

Special Rules

1. Exhibitors must have an animal entered in the 4-H & FFA Market Show.
2. Exhibitors must show their entered animal to participate in showmanship.
3. Exhibitors will be judged on compliance with dress code as well as ability to show the animal.

Lot No.

1. Senior (Grades 9-12)
2. Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
3. Junior (Grades 3-5)

Market Class Premiums

Blue Ribbon Animals

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

$25

$24

$23

$22

$21

$20

$19

$18

Red Ribbon Animals

White Ribbon Animals

$15

$10

Grades:
Blue – All choice grade
Red – Select grade only
White – Standard grades and below

4-H & FFA Market Steers

Schedule:

Weigh – In:

Wed. Sept. 16

6:00 – 9:00 pm (updated)

Market Class:

Thur. Sept. 17

11:00 am

Showmanship:

Fri. Sept. 18

5:00 pm

Judge: Chris Cassady - Ames, IA


Special Rules

1. Exhibitor must have owned animal 100 days prior to Sept 16.
2. Exhibitors must show and sell their own animal.
3. Minimum weight for Market Steers = 1000 lbs.
4. Steers will be grouped into uniform lots by weight.
5. Any unmanageable animal will be sifted by the show committee and not allowed to show.
6. Steers may not be on the show grounds or housed in the show barn prior to the listed arrival date or they will be disqualified. Steers may be tied in tie-outs located in Lot A space permitting, prior to weigh-in only.
7. The official tag listed on the entry form shall be in the animal’s ear at the time of weigh-in.

4-H & FFA Market Hogs

Schedule:
Date Time
Weigh-In: Wed. Sept. 16 6:00 – 9:00 pm (updated)
Market Class: Thurs. Sept. 17 8:00 am
Showmanship: Fri. Sept. 18 8:00 am
Judge: Jared Lamle - Fresno, CA


Special Rules

1. Exhibitor must have owned animal 60 days prior to Spet 16.
2. Exhibitor must show and sell their own animal.
3. Minimum weight for Market Hogs = 240 lbs.
4. Hogs will be divided into uniform lots by weight.
5. Exhibitor will be allowed to enter one hog - barrows and gilts will show together.
6. Exhibitors must provide their own waterers.
7. No trimming allowed on the premises.


4-H & FFA Market Goats

Schedule:

Weigh – In:

Thursday, Sept. 17

6:00 – 9:00 am

Market Class:

Thursday, Sept. 17

2:00 pm

Showmanship:

Friday, Sept. 18

7:30 pm

Judge: Brent Jennings - Kenly, NC

Special Rules

1. Exhibitors must have owned animal 60 days prior to Sept 16.
2. Exhibitors must show and sell their own animal.
3. Minimum weight for Market Goats = 40 lbs.
4. Goats will be divided into uniform lots by weight.
5. Wether and doe kids shall be shown together.
6. There may be no evidence of breaking of skin or eruption of two permanent front teeth. Milk teeth must be in place.
7. Exhibitors will be required to have goats horns tipped. Dehorning is acceptable.
8. Goats must be slick shorn with 3/8” of hair or less (above knees and hocks) at time of arrival.
9. Exhibitors will be allowed to use halters or collars in the showring. No training collars allowed.
10. Goats must be uncovered at weigh-in.
11. Any goat identified by the show vet as showing signs of fungus must be removed from the Fairpark immediately. The decision of the show vet, barn supervisor, or show committee member will be final.

4-H & FFA Market Lambs

Schedule:

Weigh – In:

Thursday, Sept. 17

6:00 – 9:00 am

Showmanship:

Thursday, Sept. 17

7:00 pm

Market Class:

Friday, Sept. 18

11:00 am

Judge: Ryan McCoon - Escalon, CA

Special Rules

1. Exhibitor must have owned animal 60 prior to Sept 16.
2. Exhibitors must show and sell their own animal.
3. Minimum weight for Market Lambs = 110 lbs.
4. Lambs will be divided into uniform lots by weight.
5. There may be no evidence of breaking of skin or eruption of two permanent front teeth. Milk teeth must be in place.
6. Lambs will be shown slick shorn. They shall have no more than ¼” wool.
7. Lambs must be uncovered at weigh-in.
8. Any lamb identified by the show vet as showing signs of fungus must be removed from the Fairpark immediately. The decision of the show vet, barn supervisor, or show committee member will be final.

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