Docstoc

Montague County Youth Fair

Document Sample
Montague County Youth Fair Powered By Docstoc
					                        Montague County Youth Fair
                           January 13-15, 2011
                              Nocona, Texas
                     Entries will be open December 1st - 15th
           All Entries must be entered by December 15th @ midnight
                            Goto: www.fairmanager.com

Daily Schedule:
Thursday, January 13
8:00 A.M.   -Weigh-in and Check-in of all Rabbits
            -Check-in of Shop Projects
            -Check-in of all Dairy Heifers
9:00 A.M.   -Rabbit Show
            -Weigh-in of all Market Goats
10:00 A.M. -Weigh-in of all Market Lambs
11:00 A.M. -Farm Shop Class judging (American Legion Hall)
12 noon     -Dairy Cattle Show
2:00 P.M.   -Goat Show
5:00 P.M.   -Steer Weigh-in
            -Heifer Check-in after steers weigh

Friday, January 14
8:00 A.M.   -Market Swine Weigh-in and classify
            -Poultry and Broilers Check-in
9:00 A.M.   -Poultry and Broiler Show
11:00 A.M. -Lamb Show
1:00 P.M.   -Beef Cattle Show
6:00 P.M.   -Livestock Judging Contest

Saturday, January 15
8:00 A.M.   -Swine Show
5:30 P.M.   -Clover Kids Parade
6:30 P.M.   -Premium Sale

                         Ownership Deadlines and Validation Dates:
Goats and Sheep-4 p.m.-Oct. 26, 2010 -State & County Validation, MCYF Show Barn-Nocona
Swine -Nov. 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Bowie Ag Farm & Nov. 23, 3:30-7 p.m. @ MCYF Show Barn
in Nocona- State and County Validation Date
Steers - by June 30, 2010 - State Validation Date
Beef and Dairy Heifers - Ownership by November 1st of each year
Rabbits- 4 weeks prior to show
Poultry - 7 weeks prior to show
                            2011 Montague County Youth Fair Officers:
                                      President: Tony Vann
                                     V-President: Goldburg
                                     Secretary: Donnie Reed
                                   Treasurer: Kenton Holloway
                                     Board Members:
                                                 Bowie - 76230
John Griffin **              Kenton Holloway             Darren Gill
1204 Hidalgo                 5549 FM 1758                 963 Lama Rd.
Bowie, Tx. 76230             Bowie, Tx. 76230            Bowie, Tx 76230
872-5683                     867-4414                    872-3749

Bryan Roth                   Gabe Spikes            Scott Rogers
2616 Alamo Rd.               269 Brazos St.         7093 St. Hwy. 59 S.
Bowie, TX.76230              Bowie, Tx 76230        Bowie, TX
872-6064                     872-5180               872-4638

                                               Goldburg - 76261
Don Hendon **         Timothy and BJ Rainey    Randy Allgood
393 Chaparral Rd.     17610 N. Hwy. 81         140 Liggett Rd.
Bowie, TX.76230       Ringgold, TX 76261       Bellevue, TX.
872-4395              940-233-0386
                                               Forestburg - 76239
Audie Marie Hayes           Mona Baird                      Tony Vann**
1325 Muenster Rd.           216 Michael Lane                3150 FM 1749
Forestburg, Tx.             Forestburg, Tx.                 Forestburg, Tx.
964-2383                    964-2268                        964-2568

Freddie Williams         Eric Fletcher
8747 FM 455              PO Box 514
Montague, TX 76251       Greenwood, TX 76246
894-3309

                                             Montague - 76251
Steve Pickens**             Mariano Codero
1601 N Johnson Loop         Star Route, Box 8A
Montague, Tx 76251          Montague, Tx
894-3964                    894-3325


                                                Nocona - 76255
Pat Williams          Terry Eischied**             Jay Yeager
307 Arkansas          13004 FM 1816                 104 Louise St
Nocona, Tx            Nocona, Tx                    Nocona, Tx
825-4179              825-4661                      825-6833

Perry Jennings
1371 P.R. 379
Ringgold, Tx 76261
825-7172
                                            Prairie Valley - 76255
Jay Haralson**         Gary Don King               Matt Brown
11806 FM 1956          7912 FM 1956                3372 Russell Rd.
Nocona, Tx             Nocona, Tx                  Nocona, TX
825-6254               987-3271                    966-3241

                                              Saint Jo - 76265
Paul Ray Baird         Eric Dennis**             Scott Graham
216 Michael Lane       170 Rock Bluff Rd.        PO Box 331
Saint Jo, Tx.          Saint Jo, Tx              Saint Jo, Tx


Ag Teachers:
Mickie Blount            Dennis McBroom**           Monty Moeller           Bryan Chisholm
468 Prater               Box 281                    800 N. Mill St          800 N. Mill St.
Bowie, Texas 76230       Nocona, Tx. 76255          Bowie, Tx 76230         Bowie, Tx 76230
872-3562                 825-4425                   689-2808                689-2809

Donnie Reed               Mike Shipman                Steve Seeds           Jay Womack
Box 415                   220 Clay                    Drawer L              220 Clay
Forestburg, Tx 76239      Nocona, Tx. 76255           Saint Jo, Tx. 76230   Nocona, Tx. 76255
964-2323                  825-3264                    995-2532              825-3264

** Executive Committee (Dennis McBroom, Eric Dennis, Jay Haralson, Terry Eischied, Steve
Pickens, Tony Vann, Don Hendon, John Griffin)

County Extension Agents:

Justin Hansard         Elsie Lacy
PO Box 136             PO Box 136
Montague, Tx 76251     Montague, Tx 76251
894-2831               894-2831

List of Superintendents
Swine - Paul Ray Baird
Beef - Tony Vann
Goats - Gabe Spikes
Sheep - Don Hendon
Dairy - Kenton Holloway
Rabbits – Jonathan Brown
Poultry – Matt Brown
Shop- Mona Baird & Pat Williams

Validation Chairman and committeemen:
Mickie Blount, AST
Dennis McBroom, AST
Monty Moeller, AST
Bryan Chisholm, AST
Jay Womack, AST
Steve Seeds, AST
Mike Shipman, AST
Donnie Reed, AST
Justin Hansard, CEA
                             GENERAL RULES
              (*) New rule changes.
1. All animals must meet Texas Animal Health Commission regulations. The
student must be in good eligibility standing in their school district. If not in good
standing with school district due to conduct and/or grades then they become
ineligible to participate and for the premium sale and/or pledges.
2. All entries must be a bonafide project of an FFA or 4-H member in Montague
   County, and must not participate in any other County show.
3. Only one project may be shown in each class or in each market division by a
   student. An animal may be shown in only one class.
4. A MAXIMUM of two projects can be sold per exhibitor.
5. Fifty percent (50%) of all market animal classes will be in premium sale. All
   Grand and Reserve breeding animals in beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, swine,
   meat goats, and dairy goats will sell, if eligible according to general rule #4.
   The Champion and Reserve Junior and Senior shop project will sell, if eligible
   according to general rule #4.
6. Fifty percent (50%) will round to the nearest whole number.
7. All market animals must remain after weigh-in, and/or until after the show or
   they will be disqualified. Any changes will be left up to the discretion of the
   superintendent.
8. Any Civic club, organization groups, or individual may donate any special
   prizes, trophies, etc. to any division.
9. All Steers, Market Swine, Goats, and Lambs must be validated to be eligible
   to show in the Montague County Youth Fair.
10. All Swine Validation tag numbers and/or ear notches will be matched to
   original student name at weigh-in and must match exactly.
11. Showmanship for animal and show projects age is: Senior Division - 14 and
   over, Junior Division - 13 and under as of January 1.
12. Showmanship participants must show their own animals that are entered in
   the county show.
13. Division Superintendents may add, delete or modify classes at their
   discretion to accommodate show.
14. Breeding classes must be present at least one hour prior to the beginning of
   their division judging and the sale.
15. A protest of any kind requires a $25.00 cash deposit, refundable if protest is
   upheld. All protest must be filed within one hour of the conclusion of a judged
   class or one hour or more prior to judging - which ever is applicable.
16. Animal age will be determined as of January 1.
17. Animals determined to be “out of control” may be disqualified at the
   discretion of the superintendents.
18. Only one (1) trim chute per school district inside the barn.
19.    If any exhibitor is found in violation of any Montague County Youth Fair
   rule, he/she may be subject to forfeiting all prizes and monies received and are
   ineligible to show in the following year’s Montague County Youth Fair.
20. No “bump” up in sale order is allowed when animals are pulled out of the
   sale.
21. All eligible Home Economic projects will sell throughout the sale order.
22. All division Grand and Reserve Grand in the Beef Cattle and Dairy Cattle
division along with all Grand and Reserve Breed Champions in Sheep, Goats, and
Swine are eligible for the Sale.


                                    GOATS
Superintendents: Gabe Spikes, Asst. Don Hendon

Judge:     J. R. Patterson

1. Doe’s will be classified Junior if never fresh and under two years old.
2. Senior Doe’s will be over two years old or fresh at least once.
3. All Doe’s will be toothed to determine age.
4. No horns allowed on Dairy goats. Two (2) inches re-growth or less is
    acceptable. Longer horns will not be allowed to show on Dairy goats.

Category: Breeding Goats
     Division: Dairy
               1 - Dairy - Junior Doe’s
               2 - Dairy - Senior Doe’s
     Division: Meat
               1 - Meat- Junior Doe’s
               2 - Meat - Senior Doe’s

Category: Market Meat Goats

      1.     All market meat goats show together.
      2.     Meat goats must have horns tipped.
      3.     Goats horns may not be tipped at show.
      4.     Milk Teeth required at validation.
      5.     Market goats must be weathers or doe’s (which have never been fresh).
      6.     Market goat classes will be determined at weigh-in.

           Note: See General Rules & Schedule for more information.
                                 SHEEP
Superintendent: Don Hendon, Asst. Gabe Spikes

Judge:   Dwight Callis

1. Market Lambs must be slick shorn 10-15 days prior to show.
2. Minimum Market Lamb Weights to show - Southdown – 70 pounds. All others
   80 pounds.
3. Classes will be broken evenly by superintendent.

Category: Breeding Ewes
     Division: Southdown
        1. Southdown Ewes less than 1 year old
        2. Southdown Ewes more than 1 year old

     Division: Fine Wool
        1. Fine Wool Ewes less than 1 year old
        2. Fine Wool Ewes more than 1 year old

     Division: Fine Wool Cross
        1. Fine Wool Cross Ewes less than 1 year old
        2. Fine Wool Cross ewes more than 1 year old

     Division: Medium Wool
        1. Medium Wool Ewes less than 1 than year old
        2. Medium Wool Ewes more than 1 year old


Category: Market Lambs
     Division: Southdown

     Division: Fine Wool

     Division: Fine Wool Cross

     Division: Medium Wool


         Note: See General Rules and Schedule for more information.
                                POULTRY
Superintendents: Matt Brown

Judge:   Monty Fitzgerald

8:00 A.M. - Check In Friday

Category: Breeding Poultry
     Division: Breed Hens
           1. Small Breed Hens
           2. Large Breed Hens

      Division: Breed Roosters (*Roosters will not be eligible for the sale)
            1. Small Breed Roosters
            2. Large Breed Roosters

      Division: Market Poultry (Broilers)
            1. Broilers (Pen of 3) - Hatched no more than 7 weeks prior to
            show.

         Note: See General Rules and Schedule for more information.

                            DAIRY CATTLE
Superintendents: Kenton Holloway

Judge:   Mark Hoff

      Division: Heifers (As of January 1)
                  1. (4-8 months)
                  2. (9-13 months)
                  3. (14-18 months)
                  4. (19-27 months)




         Note: See General Rules and Schedule for more information.
                             BEEF CATTLE
Superintendent: Tony Vann

Judge:   Ronald Blum

1. Females will be shown as English, Brahman Influence, Exotic, or Longhorn will
    show. Classes may be combined. Three head constitute a breed.
2. Champion and Reserve Champion English, Brahman Influence, Exotic, and
   Longhorns will show for over all Grand and Reserve Champion and will be
   added to the sale.
3. Steers must be validated at State Validation by the end of June each year, prior
    to show.
4. This is a Blow and Show (Steers and Heifers) only format, with no adhesives or
    paint to be used.
5. Heifers must have registration papers in the youth’s name by November 1 st and
    present those papers to the superintendent at check-in to show in their
    perspective breed. If they are not registered then they will be placed in AOB or
    ABC according to superintendents classifying.

Category: Beef Heifer

      Division: English (Angus, Red Angus, Hereford, Polled Hereford,
      Shorthorn)
         Class #
                  1. Heifers 6 months and younger
                  2. Heifers 7-10 months of age
                  3. Heifers 11-14 months of age
                  4. Heifers 15-18 months of age
                  5. Heifers 19-22 months of age
                  6. Heifers 23-27 months of age


      Division: Brahman Influence (Brahman, Beefmaster, Brangus, Simbrah,
      Santa Gertrudis, or breeds showing 50% Brahman influence)
         Class #
                  1. Heifers 6 months and younger
                  2. Heifers 7-10 months of age
                  3. Heifers 11-14 months of age
                  4. Heifers 15-18 months of age
                  5. Heifers 19-22 months of age
                  6. Heifers 23-27 months of age
Beef Cattle

      Division: Exotic (Charolais, Chianina, Limousin, Maine Anjou, Simmental,
      AOB or OPB)
         Class #
                  1. Heifers 6 months and younger
                  2. Heifers 7-10 months of age
                  3. Heifers 11-14 months of age
                  4. Heifers 15-18 months of age
                  5. Heifers 19-22 months of age
                  6. Heifers 23-27 months of age


      Division: Longhorn
         Class #
                  1. Heifers 6 months and younger
                  2. Heifers 7-10 months of age
                  3. Heifers 11-14 months of age
                  4. Heifers 15-18 months of age
                  5. Heifers 19-22 months of age
                  6. Heifers 23-27 months of age



Category: Market Steers
     Division: Steer show
                  1. Weight classes will be split at discretion of superintendent as
                     fairly as possible.
                  2. No weight limit.




         NOTE: See General Rules & Schedule for more information.
                                     SWINE
Superintendent: Paul Ray Baird, Assistant Pat Williams

Judge:    Mike Fischer

Category: Market Swine
  1. Market swine weight limits are 125 pounds to 270 pounds. Classes will be
  broken evenly by superintendent.
  2. Barrows and gilts may show in market swine classes. Gilts can only be
  shown once in either breeding or market, but not both.
  3. Classes will be determined by total entries per class. Breeds with less than
  ten (10) entries may be combined with another breed.
  4. All market swine will be classified during weigh-in by an unbiased, third
  party, classifier.
  5. Exhibitor will state the breed when they weigh-in and may be classified into
  the correct breed by classifier.


A swine classification standard is listed at the end of the rules, but are not rules
themselves pertaining to the classification of swine for the county show, as those
classifications will be determined by the classifier and will not be contested.

Category: Breeding Gilts
     1. Breeding gilts will not be weighed.
     2. Breeding gilts will be shown by breed and age.
     3. No gilt shall be older than July of the previous year prior to the county
        show.

      Division: Dark OPB (Other Purebred) -Berkshire, Poland China, Spotted
      Swine, and Hereford
         CLASS #
                1. Black OPB Female - Born August and September
               2. Black OPB Female - Born July 1- July 31
      Division: Duroc
         CLASS #
                1. Duroc Female - Born August and September
                2. Duroc Female - Born July 1 - July 31

      Division: Hampshire
         CLASS #
                1. Hampshire Female - Born August and September
                2. Hampshire Female - Born July 1- July 31
      Division: White OPB (Other Purebred) -Chester White, Landrace, York
         CLASS #
                1. White OPB Female - Born August and September
                2. White OPB Female - Born July 1- July 31


      Division: Crossbred -any swine that is not a classified breed
         CLASS #
                1. Crossbred Female - Born August and September
                2. Crossbred Female - Born July 1- July 31


Category: Market Swine
     CLASS #
           1. Dark OPB (Berkshire, Poland China, Spotted Swine, and
              Hereford)
           2. Duroc
           3. Hampshire
           4. White OPB (Chester White, Landrace, York)
           5. Cross

                NOTE: See General Rules & Schedule for more information.


                                 RABBITS
Superintendent: John Griffin

Judge:   Justin Nash

Category: Market Rabbits
     1. Must furnish your own pens, cages, etc.
     2. Market Pen of three (3) will show.
     3. Market Rabbits must be not be more than twelve (12) weeks old at time
     of show.
     4. There is no weight limit on market rabbits.

Category: Breeding Rabbits
     1. Must furnish your own pens, cages, etc.
     2. Breeding bucks will not be eligible for the sale.
Division: Bucks *Bucks are not eligible for sale.
          CLASS #
                 1. Large Breed Bucks
                 2. Small Breed Bucks

Division: Does   *Overall Grand and Reserve doe is eligible for sale.
          CLASS #
                 1. Large Breed Doe
                 2. Small Breed Doe

                NOTE: See General Rules & Schedule for more information.



                                     SHOP
Superintendent: Pat Williams, Dennis McBroom, Mona Baird.

Judge:   Warren Mayer

1. Shop projects will be judged with student present beginning at 11:00 A.M.
2. Project must be built in the current calendar year. No projects over one (1) year
of age.
3. All first place Small shop projects, in Junior and Senior, will show for Grand
and Reserve Champion in each age division.
4. All first place Large shop projects, in Junior and Senior, will show for Grand
   and Reserve Champion in each age division.
5. All Grand and Reserves will show for Overall Grand and Overall Reserve
Champion in each age bracket, Junior and Senior. Both Overall Grand and Reserve
will sell in each age bracket, Junior and Senior.

Category: Small Shop (Must not measure more than 36 inches in height, width or
depth.)(Hand/Shop made, Kits/prefab assembly)
      Division:
         1. Leather work, (tack, boots, wallets, binders, etc.)
         2. Small wood work, (crafts, bird houses, small clocks, art designs, etc.)
         3. Small metal work (crafts, bits, spurs, buckles, wall art, art designs,
         etc.)
         4. Small metal furniture (hat racks, plant stands, lamps, small shelves,
         small chests, small chairs, small tables)
         5. Small wood furniture (lamps, small shelves, small chests, small chairs,
         small tables)
         6. Small metal Ag/farm equipment (small livestock feeders, small
         troughs, small gates, lamb stands)
         7. Small metal wildlife equipment (feeders, targets, live traps, shooting
         benches)
         8. Small wood Ag/farm equipment (small livestock feeders, small
         troughs, gates).)
         9. Small wood wildlife equipment (feeders, targets, live traps, shooting
         benches)

         10. Small Mixed Media. (Projects with a large combination of wood,
         metal, tile and other construction media.)
         11. Small truck accessories. (Receiver hitches, receiver hitch mounted
         accessories, tools, lifts, winches.)

Category: Large Shop (Must measure over 36 inches in at least one of the
following, height, width or depth.)(Hand/Shop made, Kits/prefab assembly)
      Division:
         1. Leather Work (Saddles)
         2. Metal furniture (large tables, benches, swings, chairs, picnic tables)
         3. Wood furniture (large tables, benches, swings, chairs, picnic tables,
         chests, grand father clocks)
         4. Large wood Ag/farm equipment (large gates, large troughs,
         storage/livestock buildings, livestock feeders, etc.)
         5. Large metal Ag/farm equipment (gates, chutes, panels, hay spikes,
         livestock feeders, plows, storage/livestock buildings, etc.)
         6.Large Wood wildlife equipment (ground blinds, stands, shooting
         benches, feeders, etc.)
         7. Large metal wildlife equipment (tree stands, stands, live traps,
         shooting benches, feeders, etc.)
         8. Large Mixed Media. (Projects with a large combination of wood,
         metal, tile and other construction media.)
         9. Trailers
                A) Utility trailers, single bale buggies- less than 10 feet long
                B) Utility trailers, multiple bale trailers more than 10 feet long
         10. Cookers
                A) Backyard BBQ cookers (stationary, grills, fire pits, fajita
                cookers, etc.)
                B) Trailer mounted cookers (portable)
         11. Truck Accessories
                A) Bumpers, grill guards, hitches, headache racks, roll bars, etc.
                B) Truck beds.



             NOTE: See General Rules & Schedule for more information.
             LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST
   1. Open to any youth who are participating at the Montague County Youth
      Fair.
   2. Classes will be market and/or breeding in cattle, swine, sheep, and goats,
      with 6-8 classes total. Ten minutes per class to judge and mark cards.
   3. No entry fee is required; just sign up on-line or at county show.
   4. Age breaks for youth: (Age based as of August 31st) Junior: 9-10,
      Intermediate: 11-13 and Senior: 14-18.
   5. Buckles will be awarded to the top individual in each age group.
   6. This will be an individual competition, there will be no teams.
   7. EPD’s may be used on any breeding class.
   8. Ties will be broken by the official prior to the contest by determining the
      order in which a tie is broken.
   9. Results will be announced at the awards ceremony prior to sale on Saturday
      night.
   10. Judging cards will be handed out prior to the contest. You are only allowed
      to carry a clipboard, judging cards and/or steno pad along with your writing
      utensil.
   11. No talking or cell phones will be allowed during the judging contest. Group
      leaders will have the option to give 1 warning and dismissed on the second
      offense.




        SWINE CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
BERKSHIRE
1. Black and white with erect ears exhibiting Berkshire character.
2. A Berkshire must have white on all four legs, face and tail (unless tail is
docked). One of the white leg points may also be missing.
3. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
4. A Berkshire must NOT have a solid white or a solid black face from ears
forward.
5. A Berkshire must NOT have a solid black nose (rim of nose).
6. White is allowed on the ears, but NO solid white may appear on the ears.
7. Occasional splash of white may appear on the body.

CHESTER WHITE
1. Must possess Chester White Breed characteristics.
2. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
3. Must be solid white in color, no color on the skin larger than a silver dollar, no
colored hair.
4. Any skin pigmentation other than white that exceeds five in number will be
disqualified.
5. Ears must be down and medium size.
6. Any signs of weighted ear tags or evidence of past existence of such ear tags are
   determined to be not permissible and are grounds for disqualification.

DUROC
1. Must be red in color and possess Duroc Breed character. (ear’s must be down
and medium size.
2. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
3. Must NOT have any white hair located on the animal.
4. Must NOT have any black hair.
5. Must NOT have more than three black spots on the skin and none of these spots
can be larger than two inches in diameter.
6. Must NOT have any shading or indication of a belt.

HAMPSHIRE
1. Must be black in color with a white belt starting on the front leg. The belt may
partially or totally encircle the body.
2. Must possess Hampshire Breed character. (ear’s must be erect and not rounded)
3. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
4. Must NOT have any white hair or indications of streaking on the forehead.
5. Must NOT have any red hair.



LANDRACE
1. Must be white in color and possess Landrace Breed character. (ear’s must be
down)
2. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
3. Must NOT allow any color hair other than white.
4. Must NOT allow more than three spots of skin pigmentation.
5. Must NOT allow any spot of skin pigmentation larger than one U.S. minted
quarter.

POLAND CHINA
1. Must possess Poland China Breed characteristics.
2. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
3. Must be black with six white points (face, feet and switch) Note* (tail docking is
   permissible) with an occasional splash of white on the body. A hog may NOT
possess more than one solid black leg and be determined as Poland China.
4. Must have ears down.
5. Must NOT have evidence of a belt formation.
6. Cannot have red or sandy hair and/or pigmentation.
7. Hogs that have weighted ear tags or evidence of tampering of ears with possible
ear tags are ineligible.

SPOTTED SWINE
1. Must be black and white.
2. Must possess Spotted Breed character.
3. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
4. Ears cannot be erect.
5. Any red tinted or brown spots are ineligible.
6. No solid black head from ears forward.
7. No distinct white belt pattern (hair or skin) encircling and extending down and
onto each shoulder.
8. Any signs of weighted ear tags or evidence of passed existence of such tags are
determined NOT to be permissible and are grounds for disqualification.

YORKSHIRE
1. Must be white in color and possess Yorkshire Breed character. (ears must be
erect)
2. Must be ear notched within seven days of birth.
3. Must NOT have any colored hair other than white.
4. Must NOT have colored skin pigmentation larger than one U.S. minted silver
dollar.
5. Must NOT have masking above the eyes larger than a silver dollar.

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Stats:
views:5
posted:6/26/2011
language:English
pages:16