DEPARTMENT 2
LIVESTOCK
JUNIOR SHOW

DIVISION A – C
Open to Bona Fide 4-H Club and
F.F.A. Members

GENERAL RULES APPLY
TO OPEN AND JUNIOR SHOW

• Entries are restricted to bona fide 4-H Club members and student members of the Future Farmers of America.
• Each exhibitor in the Junior Cattle Show must be a regular member of a Calf Club or actively participating in a calf project and must be the owner of the exhibit.
• All animals must be registered in the name of the Club members three months or more prior to Fair time.
• Each exhibitor in the Junior Swine show must be actively participating in a pig project and must be the owner of the exhibit.
• All entries by 4-H Club members must be approved by County Extension Agents of the Extension Service.
• All entries by F.F.A. members must be approved by Chapter Instructors in the Vocational Education Division of the State Department of Education.

Premiums
(for all classes unless otherwise indicated)
1st – $22; 2nd – $17; 3rd – $14; 4th – $11; 5th Thru 10th – $9

BEEF CATTLE:

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1 p.m.
DIVISIONS A – C

2019 Show Classification
• For 10 head or more per breed Open and Junior Shows will be held together
• If less than 10 head, breeds will be grouped.
1. Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn
2. Brahman Influence: Santa Gertrudis, Brangus, Simbrah, Brahman, Beefmaster
3. Chianina, Limousin, SimAngus, Gelvieh, Charolais, Saler
CLASS:
1. Junior heifer calves, calved Jan. 1, 2019, and after.
2. Winter heifer calves, calved Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018.
3. Senior heifer calves, calved Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2018.
4. Summer yearling heifers, calved May 1 to Aug. 31, 2018.
5. Junior yearling heifers, calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 2018.
6. Senior yearling heifers, calved Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018.
7. Junior bull calves, calved Jan. 1, 2019 and after.
8. Winter bull calves, calved Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018
9. Senior bull calves, calved Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2018.
10. Summer yearling bulls, calved May 1 to Aug. 31, 2018.
11. Junior yearling bulls, calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 2018.
12. Senior yearling bulls, calved Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2017
13. Two year-old bulls, calved March 1 to Aug. 31, 2017.
14. Get of Sire: Four animals by one sire shown in the above classes, both sexes represented.
15. Junior Get of Sire: Three animals by one sire, both sexes represented.
16. Breeder six head: The exhibitor must be the breeder and first owner of the animal exhibited in individual classes. The breeder and first owner must have the same code number.
Exception: Cattle bred and owned by either spouse, legal children, brothers and sisters or parents of the exhibitor may be included, provided the exhibitor is an individual or married couple identified by a single member code.

The Coosa Valley Fair Reserves the right to change, combine or delete classes with insufficient entries.

COMMERCIAL HEIFERS

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 2
DIVISION D

CLASS:
1. Female Junior Heifer Calf — Born after Jan. 1, 2019.
2. Female Senior Heifer Calf — Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018.
3. Female Summer Yearling — May 1 to Aug. 31, 2018.
4. Female Junior Yearling — Jan. 1 to April 30, 2018.

FEEDER STEER SHOW
Judging Wednesday, Oct. 2

DIVISION E

Classes will be broken according to number of entries and three weight ranges.

BEEF SHOWMANSHIP

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 2
DIVISION F

1. This will be for students in 4th – 12th grades. More classes will be established if groups are large.
2. Heifers and steers may be shown in the showmanship classes.
3. All animals shown for showmanship must be exhibited by their owners.
Grades 4-6 Showmanship
Grades 7-8 Showmanship
Grades 9-12 Showmanship
College-Level Showmanship

DAIRY CATTLE
JUNIOR SHOW

Judging Thursday, Oct. 3
Division G — Jersey
Division H — Guernsey
Division I — Holstein

• A commercial class will be established if there are sufficient entries.

• 4-H Club and F.F.A. Members (Cattle must conform to breed.)
CLASS:
1a. Special for beginners — 8 yrs. Old and under. Ribbon and $17 each.
1. Junior Calves — Born March 1, 2019, and after (must be 4 months old).
2. Intermediate Calves — Born Dec. 1, 2018, and before March 1, 2019.
3. Senior Calves — Born Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2018.
4. Junior Yearlings — Born March 1, 2018 to Aug. 31, 2018.
5. Senior Yearlings — Born Sept. 1, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018.
6. Junior Get of Sire — Four animals under 2 years of age, none of which has freshened; either sex, the get of one sire; not more than two can be bulls. Sire must be named and each exhibitor is limited to one entry sired by the same bull. At least three animals must have been bred by exhibitor. Animals may be owned by one or more exhibitors.
7. 2-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2017 (Best Udder).
8. 3-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2016 (Best Udder).
9. 4-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2014 to Aug. 31, 2015 (Best Udder).
10. Cow, 5-Years-Old and Over — Born before Sept. 1, 2013 (Best Udder).
11. Grand Champion: $33
12. Reserve Grand Champion: $22
13. Breeder’s Herd of Five Females — This group, all owned by the exhibitor, consists of two females over two years of age, two females under two years of age and one any age. Three must be bred by the exhibitor. This group, when used as an optional class, replaces all of the former group classes except Junior Get of Sire.

DAIRY CATTLE
SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
(All Breeds Competing)

Premiums:
1st – $33; 2nd – $28; 3rd – $22; 4th – $17
14. Junior — Best Fitted and Shown Animal (age 9-13 yrs.)
15. Senior — Best Fitted and Shown Animal (age 14-18 yrs.)
16. College — Best Fitted and Shown Animal
17. County Groups — 5 Females — (3 or more owners)
1st – $66; 2nd – $55; 3rd – $44
18. County Groups — 3 Females — (2 or more owners)
1st – $66; 2nd – $55; 3rd – $44

*****************  NO SWINE SHOW FOR 2018  *******************

LAMB SHOW
Judging Thursday, Oct. 3
(Follows Dairy Show)

DIVISION Q

Rules and Regulations:
1. Open to residents of the state of Georgia only.
2. Lamb classes open only to 4-H and F.F.A. members (plus pre-club-age children in grades 1 to 4).
3. Lambs will be received Tuesday, Oct. 2, with weigh-in time 4-6 p.m.
4. The Coosa Valley Fair reserves the right to change, combine, or delete classes with insufficient entries.
5. A maximum of three lambs per exhibitor will be allowed.
6. Entries must be wethers or ewe lambs (no ram lambs will be allowed).
7. All entries must have tails docked.
8. All lambs must be trained for showing.
9. All lambs must weigh a minimum of 60 pounds. (The ideal weight for market lambs is 90 to 115 pounds.)
10. All entries will be mouthed for age and must have their milk teeth.
11. Exhibitor must show his own animal in showmanship classes and must be eligible to show in the regular show for the exhibitor to participate.
12. Lambs must be shown by owner in weight and championship classes. Substitute showman must be approved by Lamb Show Committee.
13. Decisions made by the Livestock and Lamb Show Committees regarding rules and regulations will be final.

Note: We encourage lambs to be exhibited in short fleece.

MARKET LAMB SHOW CLASSES

(For all classes unless otherwise indicated, Classes will be broken according to number of entries and weight range.)
Premiums:
1st, $22; 2nd, $17; 3rd, $14; 4th, $11; 5th through 10th, $9.

Grand Champion Lamb and Reserve Champion Lamb will receive Rosettes.

SHOWMANSHIP

Class I — Pre-club — Grades 1-4
Class II — Junior — Grades 5-8
Class III — Senior — Grades 9-12

DIVISION R

No more than two ewes can be entered per class by an exhibitor and not more than a total of four ewes may be entered in the entire show.
Breed shows will be provided for purebred and commercial ewes that have more than five entries. Those breeds with less than five entries will be shown in the “All Other Breeds” classes.
Classes may be combined or divided based on number of entries.
Ewes may be shown with lambs at side.

CLASSES
I. Yearling Ewes: September 1, 2017 – April 30, 2018
II. Fall Ewe Lambs: September 1 – December 31, 2018
III. Early Spring Lambs: January 1 – February 28, 2019.
IV. Late Spring Lambs: March 1 – April 30, 2019.

Grand Champion Female: Rosette
Reserve Champion Female: Rosette

 

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