Schedule of Events Sunday, January 08 Noon- 6 PM
Monday, January 09 9 - 1:00 PM
Swine Arrival and Weighin/Classification (by schools)
3- 6 PM
Shop Projects Arrive (main Aisle of Cattle Barn)
Tack, Displays,feed,hay, etcâ€¦ must be in place.
Friday, January 13 9-9:30 AM
Horticulture entries accepted
Beef Heifer Judging (Beef Master, Grey Brahman, Red Brahman, Brangus, Santa Gertutis, Simbrah, Other American Breeds, Angus, Hereford, Red Angus, Polled Hereford, Shorthorn, Charolais, Limousin, MaineAnjou, Simmental, Other Registered Breeds.
Tuesday, January 10 8:30 AM
Shop projects must be in place. (Cattle Barn)
Heifer showmanship to follow Heifer show Steer Showmanship to follow Heifer showmanship 10 AM
Wednesday, January 11
Queen Contest Finalists
Sheep and Goat arrival by school for fungus check
Steer Judging (American, English, Exotic)
Official Weigh-in of lambs and goats
Saturday, January 14
Rabbit weigh-in/move in
Rabbit Show Begins
Poultry Show Begins
Thursday, January 12 10:00 AM
Goat Show beginsBreeding Goats, followed by Market Goats
Sheep show beginsBreeding sheep followed by market sheep
Heifer Paper Check-in
Cattle must be in place
Ribbon Auction Breakfast
Special Awards Presentation
Ribbon Auction begins
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS 2016 1. The show is open to the following school districts; Allen ISD, Anna ISD, Blue Ridge ISD, Celina ISD, Community ISD, Farmersville ISD, Frisco ISD, Lovejoy ISD, McKinney ISD, Melissa ISD, Plano ISD, Princeton ISD, Prosper ISD, Royse City ISD, and Wylie ISD, or who resides in Collin County and attends a private school outside of Collin County that is at least 8 years old or in the 3rd grade and a member of the FFA or Jr. FFA, or 4-H Club in Collin County and in good standing with Texas FFA and Texas 4-H. Entries must be made on an official Collin County Junior Livestock Show disk. Exhibitors D.O.B. will be put on the entries by the AST or CEA. 2. Ownership and custody of animal will be by the students and immediate family from validation to sale day under the direct supervision of AST or CEA at the Project Center, home or leased housing for the animal. 3. Any exhibitor caught in violation of ownership Rule #2 will forever be barred from the Collin County Jr. Livestock Show 4. All exhibitors will be under the control of the General Superintendent. 5. Any individual not complying with the rules and regulations set up in this catalog will forfeit all awards presented at the show. 6. The decision of the judge will be final. Any exhibitor who shows disrespect to the judge will be promptly disqualified. 7. Only exhibitors and authorized persons will be allowed in the show ring during the showing of animals. This is to include selection of Sale Order and classification areas. Parent or alternate can hold animal in sale order if exhibitor has multiples, if said animal makes it to front line for selection then an exhibitor must be present to show that animal. 8. The Collin County Livestock Show Association or any show official will not be liable for any damages, fire, theft, or accident during the show. 9. The rules and regulations of the Livestock Sanitary Commission of Texas will be in effect. Collin County Livestock Show reserves the right to consult a veterinarian to determine if an animal is healthy or unhealthy and if deemed so, the determined animal(s) shall be removed from show grounds. Show vet is Dr. Bing of Van Alstyne Vet Clinic. 10. Aisles and alleys in the barn are to be kept clean and open at all times. Clipping and fitting should be done outside the barn, with the exception of sheep and goats. 11. Exhibitors will be required to furnish feed and care for their animals during the show 12. Tie space and pens will be assigned by the General Superintendent and the Superintendent of each division. 13. Night Curfew: Lights in the barn will be turned off at 12am each night, and will remain off until 5am. Curfew goes into effect at that time; person(s) will not be permitted to stay on grounds.
14. All breeding animals must be owned 6 weeks prior to the show. Animal papers will be checked. Exhibitors must own breeding rabbits 6 weeks prior to show. All breeding animals DOB’s are required on entries when it is turned in or it will not be accepted 15. AWARDS • Awards for each division will be determined by the Awards Superintendent and the Awards Committee. 16. Entry Fees: • Breeding Cattle • Breeding Sheep, & Goats • Steers • Market Sheep & Goats • Swine • Rabbit meat pens • Breeding Rabbits • Poultry Broilers • Shop Projects • Horticulture • Breeding Poultry • Showmanship
$ 35.00/head $ 15.00/head $ 35.00/head $ 26.00/head $25.00/head $ 25.00/pen $ 5.00/head $ 15.00/pen $ 15.00/entry $ 10.00/entry $5.00/entry $5.00 late fee per species in showmanship
17. All online entries are to be submitted by December 6, 2016. 18. Rabbit entry paperwork is due December 12, 2016 to rabbit superintendent. Online entries are still to ne made in the online entry system by December 6, 2016. 19. Entries along with proper entry fees must be in hand of the Show Treasurer no later than the December 12, 2016. All entries must be made by the CEA or AST for each club or chapter. Late entries will be accepted by paying double entry fees by January 1, 2016 provided that stall space is available. Late entries may not be accepted at the show. Shop and Horticulture entries are exempt from the January 1st deadline. THE AG TEACHER OR COUNTY AGENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SEEING THAT ENTRIES ARE FILLED OUT PROPERLY. 20. STEERS, MARKET SHEEP, MARKET GOATS, MARKET SWINE, MARKET BROILERS and FRYERS must be validated on or before the designated date to show and sale. NO LATE VALDATIONS PERMITTED. Validation of market animals in siblings’ names, if the exhibitors are in the same immediate household, will be allowed. Validation will consist of tagging and nose printing for Goats, Lambs, and Cattle and tagging or tattooing for Rabbits and Hogs. THE MARKET ANIMAL MUST BE ENTERED BY ONLY ONE EXHIBITOR. Student may enter an unlimited number of market animals, but may only show two (2) market steers, goats, swine, fryers, broilers and market lambs. 21. A Ribbon Auction will be held Saturday for market animals, shop project, or horticulture project for division. An exhibitor can sell one lot in the Ribbon Auction with the exception of: (1) The overall
Grand and Reserve Grand of a specie, (2) Champion/Reserve Champion Horticulture, (3) Champion/ Reserve Champion Shop Project.
22. All Breed and Reserve Champions MUST SELL, unless one exhibitor owns more than 1 Breed or Reserve Breed Champion in a division. All first place winners from each division are eligible for sale. Steer Top 33% are eligible Swine 33% of each class are eligible Lambs 33% are eligible Market Goats Top 33% are eligible Broilers Top 8 pens or 33% whichever is greater are eligible Fryers Top 8 pens or 33% whichever is greater are eligible Horticulture Best of Show, Reserve Best of Show Champion and reserve division are eligible Shop Grand and Reserve Grand Champion, Class winner (4 entries in class) are eligible
23. Add on bids are welcome to the sale of Market Animals any time after the sale of such animal(s). All add-ons must be done through the Sale Office and will not be announced by auctioneer. 24. All animals must be shown by the exhibitor. Exception to this rule include: • The student has 2 animals in the same class • Health reasons that have been cleared through the Show Superintendent. • Other school sponsored activities. 25. Animals will be admitted to the grounds according to the unloading schedule. All animals must be in place by the times designated in the unloading schedule. Breeding animals and animals not making sale will be released at the conclusion of the show. All livestock has to be removed from the Meyers Event Center by Saturday night at 10 pm. A fine will be given to Chapter or Club of $100.00 per animal left after 10pm Saturday and banish exhibitor, if not a senior, for 1 year from showing any animal at the Collin County Livestock show. 26. Swine will be weighed-in Monday upon arrival. Lambs and Goats will be weighed directly following the fungus check. Steers and commercial Heifers will be weighed-in on Thursday at 7:00pm. 27. All protest must be in writing and be accompanied by a deposit of $150.00, which will be forfeited if protest is not sustained. Such protest must state plainly the cause of complaint or appeal, and must be delivered to the livestock show management immediately after occasion for such protest. Protests will be accepted prior to judging or immediately at conclusion of judging. The decision of the General Superintendent and Division Committee is final. 28. Junior and Senior Showmanship list will be determined by sign-up. The exhibitor must own the
animal that they are showing for showmanship. Senior Showmanship age will be determined as 14 years and older and under 14 will be considered a junior showmanship contestant. The age will be determined at date of show entry. 29. If an animal is taken or pulled out of the Sale Order more than 30 minutes after the Sale Order has been picked, the student owning said animal/s will be banned from next year’s Collin County Junior Livestock Show. 30. Exhibitors making auction will not be allowed to have another person in the ring with them, with the exception of Champion and Reserve Champion exhibitors who will be allowed to have other exhibitors in the ring to hold awards, animals/exhibitors that are to be present cannot have décor on them of any sort; this includes and is not limited to bows, signs, paint, hats, ect… 31. No alcoholic beverages will be permitted on Meyers Event Center property. 32. The No Pass / No Play Rules will be in effect to comply with UIL guidelines. 33. All market animals are eligible for Auction if selected by the judge during the selection of Sale Order, with the exception of market swine (See Rule #1 Market Swine) 34. An Auction is defined as: Each Auction qualifier will receive the amount of the bid price less the cost of the sale picture. 35. Collin County Junior Livestock Show is a Ribbon Auction Sale for Steers, Market Goats, Market Sheep, Poultry, Rabbits, Swine, Horticulture Projects, and Shop Projects. 36. Showmanship is in the following species/categories; Rabbit, Shop, Sheep, Goats, Swine, Steer, and Heifer. 37. General rules are effective for 2 years unless by unanimous vote to correct an egregious mistake. 38. All display and tack must be in place no later than 10p.m. Monday night. 39. Cattle MUST be in place by 6pm Thursday 40. Any exhibitor, group, or party that disrupts the show or sale will be removed by security and barred from future participation in the Collin County Livestock Show. 41. An exhibitor must participate in the selection of Sale Order. If they do not participate in Sale Order they will be barred from the show the next year. 42. The Collin County Junior Livestock show reserves to the elected show officers the final and absolute right to interpret these rules and regulations and to determine and settle all matters, questions, and differences in regard to the exhibit, exhibitor and/or the Junior Livestock Show. 43. No alternates will be selected for sale order. 44. DNA Testing may be conducted for all Champions. 45. All forfeited awards/cash/prizes etc… will become the property of CCJLA.
46. The decision of the classifierâ€™s is final. 47. Students/Parents seen soliciting Buyers during the sale will forfeit sale and be banned for the next show year 48. Sale may be taped- Chapters or Clubs whose members violate rule 28 will be fined $100.00 per violation. Due before entry deadline of the following year or entries will not be accepted. 47. There will be a processing fee of $5 for add-ons requiring more than one attempt to collect. The Exhibitor will not receive any sale money until all funds are collected or after the second attempt to collect has been made. If a processing fee is required it will be deducted from their sale check. There will be no more than 2 attempts made to collect any add-ons. 48. All animals shown at CCJLA will be shown according to state validation rules. 49. CCJLSA will provide a sale sheet after the completion of each species for the ag teachers and 4H leader before the sale order is printed. Any corrections should be made immediately. It is the Ag Teacher/4-H Leaders responsibility to alert the show secretary to any errors.
Commercial Exhibit Rules 1. The commercial exhibitor shall in no way exhibit or offer for sale any food for human consumption or confectionery which could be in direct competition with the Junior Livestock Show concession stand. 2. The commercial exhibit area will be designated by the show superintendent and Youth Park manager. The exhibitor will be charged $100.00 per day. The check needs to be made payable to: Myers Park and Event Center. 3. The commercial exhibitor will be set up for business by 10:00 am January 05, 2016, and remain open until 6:00 pm. The exhibit will be open for business each day thereafter from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm except Saturday, when the hours will be from 8:00 am until Premium Sale begins. 4. Electricity will be available for commercial exhibitor on a limited basis. The exhibitor will have to provide any extension cord and/or lights necessary for his or her exhibit.
Swine Division Superintendent: Stevie Horton Assistant: John Anderson and John Jackson Cordless Clippers will be allowed with no snaring at any time. 1. The swine show will show both barrows and gilts together. 2. Market Swine weigh-in and classifying: Monday, arrival schedule will be sent to AST/4-H Agent. 3. Qualifying weight range for Swine: 100-300 pounds, with 5 pound tolerance at both ends. 4. Swine will be divided into equal classes after weights are turned in. 5. Limited to two (2) entries per exhibitor. 6. Swine will be classified into one of the six breed classes. • White OPB • Black OPB • Duroc • Hampshire • York • Cross 7. Hog must place in the top 33% of their respective classes to be eligible for the premium sale, with the exception of the class where the breed champion or reserve breed champion is selected. In those classes we will sell 33% excluding the breed or reserve breed champion. In other words no one rolls in when animal is pulled from sale.
8. At the conclusion of the sift each School/Club will be presented with “One” print out of their entries. All Changes will be made on this form and turned in to the show office within 30 minutes. Teachers/Leaders shall verify the information and sign
Steer Division Superintendent: Sean Williams Assistant: Gary Gilland Only two (2) steers per exhibitor may be shown Weighing of Steers–Thursday, 7:00 pm Cattle MUST be in place by 6pm Thursday 1. Steers will divide into classes with as equal weight as possible. 2. This show is a blow and show 3. Steers will be classified by the steer classifying committee, selected by the superintendent prior to the time of weighing. 4. The final decision in determining the breed the steer will show in is up to the steer classifying committee and all decisions are final. 5. Any questions, other than classifying, will come under the form of an Official Protest to the General Superintendent as outlined in the General Rules. 6. Breed of steers: •
American Breeds and their crosses (Brahman, Brangus, Santa Gertrudis)- should have predominant Bosindicus characteristics
English Breeds (Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn, Polled Hereford, Red Angus)
Exotic and their Crosses (Limousine, Simmental, Maine-Anjou, Chianina, Charolais, etc.)
7. Sale Order will be determined by the judge, no alternates will be selected. 8. Grand Champion Steer will be the first to sale. Reserve Champion Steer will be second, then Breed Champions and Reserve Breed Champions will be selected for sale and then all remaining steers will be placed in order to be selected by judge for Sale Order. 9. There must be more than 6 steers in a breed for the Champion and Reserve Champion in that breed to automatically be placed in the sale. 10. If a breed has 6 head or less, then the Champion and Reserve Champion must be selected for sale among the group of placing steers by the judge. 11. All display and tack must be in place not later than 10 p.m. Tuesday night. 12. 33% of Steers will qualify for the Ribbon Auction excluding the Breed and Reserve Breed Champions. 13. All ear tags shall be removed except for State or County Validation Tags. 14. A minimum weight of 900 pounds is required. 15. No butt fans are allowed in the cattle barn. Hanging fans are allowed but must be hung using a hook and no wire.
Breeding Beef Division Superintendent: Barry Parks Assistant: Sean Williams, Roy McGill, Rick Lemons, Gary Lillard Cattle MUST be in place by 6pm Thursday Beef masters, Grey Brahman, Red Brahman, Brangus, Santa Gertrudis, Simbrah, Other American Registered Breeds, Angus, Red Angus, Hereford, Polled Hereford, Shorthorn, Charolais, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Simmental, Chianina, Other Registered Breeds, and Commercial Heifers. Heifer Papers will be checked This is a blow and show heifer show 1. All breeds will show by age. 2. Beef cattle class will consist of the following: •
Heifers Calved April 1 and after 2016
Heifers Calved Jan 01 - March 30, 2016
Heifers Calved Oct. 01 - Dec. 31, 2015
Heifers Calved July 01 - Sept. 30, 2015
Heifers Calved April 01 - June 30, 2015
Heifers Calved Sept. 01, 2014 thru March 31, 2015
3. The beef cattle superintendent and his assistants have the authority to request the verification of age of any animal that they feel is entered in the wrong class, anytime up to the judging of the animal’s class in the show ring. 4. Original Registration papers will be required and checked. 5. Any other questions concerning the age of the animals outside of the superintendent must come under the official protest order in the general rules. 6. The final decision determining the class and breed the animal shows in is in the hands of the superintendent of the Breeding Beef Cattle, and the decision of the superintendent will be final. 7. Division Champions and Reserve Champions awards for American Division, British Division and Exotic Division 8. Division Champions will receive a premium of $300 and Reserve Division Champions will receive a premium of $150. 9. A Supreme and Reserve Supreme Overall Heifer will be selected from division Champions. 10. If a heifer gets loose a second time in the show ring they are removed from the competition, class specific. 11. The ring superintendent has the authority to dismiss unruly animals 12. All display and tack must be in place not later than 10 p.m. Monday night. 13. No butt fans are allowed in the cattle barn. Hanging fans are allowed but must be hung using a hook and no wire.
Goat Division Superintendent: Larry Lambert Assistant: Hoppy Thetford 1. All market goats must be state validated. 2. All Breeding Goats must have a copy of registration papers with them at weigh-in. All Breeding Goats must be clean and show presentable at time of show. 3. All commercial goats entered in the breeding show must have a state validation tag, and the registered goats must have a tattoo. 4. Breeding Boer Goats: Percentage/ Pure Breeds and Commercial classes will be: Class 1: 0-6 months Class 2: 6-9 months Class 3: 9-12 months Class 4: 12-18 months Class 5: 18-24 months Class 6: 24-36 months Class 7: over 36 months •
It takes 2 animals of any age to make a class. If only one animal shows for a class, that one animal will show in the next older class.
5. Market Goats•
Limited 2 entries per exhibitor
6. All market animals weighed in and divided into 12 classes by the superintendent. 4 classes of light weight 4 classes of medium weight 4 classes of heavy weight 7. Horns– exhibitors will be required to have horns tipped on all goats prior to weigh-in. Animals not following this rule will be disqualified. 8. Hair– market goats must be slick shorn too within 3/8 inch of hair or less at the time of show. There will be no shearing allowed on show grounds. Only hand shearers and cordless clippers may be used for touch ups 9. Weight– there will be a minimum weight of 40 pounds and a maximum weight of 115 pounds. 10. Restraints– exhibitors will be allowed to use halters or collars in the show ring 11. Showmanship– exhibitors will not lift front legs of goats off of ground during judging. 12. Sale order will be determined by the judge. The overall Champion and Reserve Champion will be the first two market goats in the sale. After Champion and Reserve Champion are selected, the remaining goats and reserve division champion goats will be selected in order by the judge for sale order, with the remaining goats being selected to make the 33% sale order. 13. OFFICIAL WEIGH IN will follow fungus check. 14. Inspection for live ringworm/fungus by the show veterinarian will take place from 7-10 AM on the Wednesday of the show week inside the cattle wash racks. Chapters and clubs should arrive based upon the time schedule created by the goat superintendent or their designee. Each animal
will be examined by the show veterinarian to gain access in the barn. All blankets and muzzles must be removed from animals prior to inspection. The sheep/goat superintendent, show veterinarian, exhibitor, and chapter advisor or club representative are the only individuals permitted inside the cattle wash racks at the time of inspection. Animals with live ringworm and/or fungus (as deemed by the show veterinarian of the county show) will not be permitted to enter the lamb/goat barn and will not be permitted to participate in the Youth Show. 15. Those who wish to dispute the original ruling of the show veterinarian have the option to pay the protest fee, as described in the General Show rules. Any exhibitor wishing to pay a protest fee must keep their animal inside the â€œprotest pensâ€? inside the cattle wash racks. Once an animal leaves the inspection area, the exhibitor forgoes the option of putting up the protest fee and is disqualified from participating in the Youth Show. (The animal must be removed from the show grounds immediately.) Animals under protest review, must be blanketed while in the protest pens. Protests must be made and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of disqualification of your animal. At 10:30 AM, the show veterinarian will black light any protested animals and make the final decision. If the animal is deemed clean, the protest fee will be returned and the animal permitted to enter the barn. All animals that are disqualified to show due to ringworm/fungus (as deemed by the show veterinarian) must be removed from the show grounds immediately following disqualification. 16. Lambs/goats are not allowed to enter the lamb/goat barn until they have been cleared by the show veterinarian. 17. Top 33% of Market Goats will qualify for the Ribbon Auction, excluding the Division and Reserve Division Champions. 18. Showmanship will follow the selection of sale order.
Sheep Division Superintendent: Tim Johnson Assistant: Sharron Bigham, Alan Wyatt, and Shalley Boles 1. All sheep must be state validated 2. All Breeding Sheep must have registration papers, a copy of the papers needs to be with exhibitor and will be checked at weigh in immediately following fungus check. All Breeding Sheep have to be clean and show presentable at time of show. 3. Breeding Sheep - Suffolk, Hampshire, Dorset, Rambouillet, Southdown, and Commercial 4. Breeding Sheep- Breeding Sheep must have 10 breeding sheep entered to have a breeding show, and at least 3 to make a breed. 5. Classes â€“ 1. Ewe Lambs 2. Two Tooth Ewes 3. Aged Ewes 4. Champion Female 5. Res. Champion Female 6. Market Lambs: will be judged after the Breeding Sheep â€˘
Limited to 2 entries per exhibitor
7. Market Sheep will be divided into classes as determined by the Superintendent following the weighing. Breeds of Market Lambs are: Finewool, Finewool Crosses, Medium Wool (8 classes), and Southdown and Hair-Sheep. Market lambs must be slick shorn and of uniform length from knee to hock up prior to arrival. Only touch ups can be made on the show grounds with any type of clippers. Any lamb that shows up in full fleece will be disqualified from the show. 8. Market lambs will show in the breed where it appears to exhibit predominant breed characteristics, as determined by the classifying committee. Two head makes a breed, with only the Overall Grand Champion and Reserve Champion automatically making the sale. After Champion and Reserve Champion are selected, the remaining breed and reserve breed champion lambs will be selected in order by the judge for sale order, with the remaining animals being selected to make the 33% sale order 9. Ewe lambs shown in the Market Class will not be permitted to show in the Breeding Sheep Show. 10. Market sheep will be weighed in and classified in the cattle wash rack area immediately following admittance from the show vet, post fungus check. Sheep being shown in the medium wool class do not need to be classified 11. Sale order will be determined by the judge. The overall Champion and Reserve Champion will be the first two market goats in the sale. After Champion and Reserve Champion are selected, the remaining goats and reserve division champion goats will be selected in order by the judge for sale order, with the remaining goats being selected to make the 33% sale order. 12. OFFICIAL WEIGH IN will be immediately following fungus check. The minimum weight limits for lambs are as follows: Hair Sheep and Southdowns: 80 Pounds, and all other breeds including medium wool, fine wool, and crosses will have a minimum weight of 90 pounds. 13. Inspection for live ringworm/fungus by the show veterinarian will take place from 7-10 AM on the Wednesday of the show week inside the cattle wash racks. Chapters and clubs should arrive
based upon the time schedule created by the sheep superintendent or their designee. Each animal (market and breeding) will be examined by the show veterinarian to gain access in the barn. All blankets and muzzles must be removed from animals prior to inspection. The sheep/goat superintendent, show veterinarian, exhibitor, and chapter advisor or club representative are the only individuals permitted inside the cattle wash racks at the time of inspection. Animals with live ringworm and/or fungus (as deemed by the show veterinarian of the county show) will not be permitted to enter the lamb/goat barn and will not be permitted to participate in the Youth Show.â€? 14. Those who wish to dispute the original ruling of the show veterinarian have the option to pay the protest fee, as described in the General Show rules. Any exhibitor wishing to pay a protest fee must keep their animal inside the â€œprotest pensâ€? inside the cattle wash racks. Once an animal leaves the inspection area, the exhibitor forgoes the option of putting up the protest fee and is disqualified from participating in the Youth Show. (The animal must be removed from the show grounds immediately.) Animals under protest review, must be blanketed while in the protest pens. Protests must be made and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of disqualification of your animal. At the conclusion of fungus check, the show veterinarian will black light any protested animals and make the final decision. If the animal is deemed clean, the protest fee will be returned and the animal permitted to enter the barn. All animals that are disqualified to show due to ringworm/fungus (as deemed by the show veterinarian) must be removed from the show grounds immediately following disqualification. 15. Lambs/goats are not allowed to enter the lamb/goat barn until they have been cleared by the show veterinarian. 16. The top 33% of Market Lambs are eligible for the Ribbon Auction, excluding the Breed and Reserve Breed Champions. 17. Showmanship will follow the selection of the sale order.
Rabbit Division Superintendent: Jessica Watkins Assistant: Olivia Dodson 1. Entries are subject to general rules. This is a carrier show 2. Judging: Meat pens followed by breeding show. 3. Ownership / Possession: meat pens must be owned and in the possession of exhibitor four (4) weeks prior to show date. Breeding must be owned and in the possession of exhibitor six (6) weeks prior to show date. 4. Meat pens will consist of 3 rabbits—all same breed and variety. AGE LIMIT not over 10 weeks of age. Minimum weight per rabbit is 3 ½ pounds and the maximum weight is 5 ½ pounds. If you have one or more rabbits less than 3 ½ lbs or one or more over 5 ½ lbs it will result in being disqualified and your pen will need to be returned to your carrier. It will not go to the show table. 5. Top 8 pens or 33%, whichever is greater, of meat pens that qualify for the show will sell in the Premium Sale. Percentage will be rounded to the nearest whole number. 6. Rabbits are to be from a recognized breed from the Standard of Perfection, ARBA. Six of one breed makes a category. 7. Rabbits must be tattooed with CCJLS specific tattoo and this number must be on the Entry card. Rabbits without permanent tattoos will not be allowed to show. 8. Mating of rabbits is prohibited on show grounds. Anyone in violation of this rule will be removed from the show and forfeit all awards for individual and/or chapter/club. 9. Breeding entries can be changed the morning of the show as long as they are the same class, same sex, and same breed. All changes must be made before the show begins and with the show superintendent or another ag teacher assisting with the show. 10. Best of breed winners compete for Best of Show Category: Meat pens •
Limited to two pens per exhibitor.
Breeding Rabbits •
Category: Californian, New Zealand, and other 6 class breeds
Class 1– Sr. Buck– over 8mths of age
Class 4– Sr. Doe– over 8mths of age
Class 2– Intermediate Buck– 6-8mths of age
Class 5– Intermediate Doe– 6-8mths of age
Class 3– Jr. Buck– under 6mths of age
Class 6– Jr. Doe– under 6mths of age
Category: Rex, Mini Lop, Netherland Dwarf and other four class breeds
Class 1– Sr. Buck– over 8 mths. of age
Class 3– Sr. Doe– over 8 mths. of age
Class 2– Jr. Buck– under 6 mths. of age
Class 4- Jr. Doe- under 6 mths. of age
12. ARBA rules will be followed for the judging of both the meat pens and breeding show. 13. Exhibitors MUST place their rabbits in the cages to be presented for judging.
Poultry Division Superintendent: Sam Harrison Assistant: Craig Rounsaville and Brian Lowe All entries are subject to General Rules for the Collin County Junior Livestock Show. Each exhibitor is required to bring feed and water containers, and feed and water for each pen entered. Poultry arrive in wash racks located in cattle barn. Broiler Division: 1. Exhibitor may enter as many as 2 pens per student from the original group of chicks. 2. Only one pen of broilers may be sold per exhibitor. 3. A broiler pen will consist of a uniform group of three birds from the original order. Pen may include birds of either sex. 4. The top (8) pens or 33%., whichever is greater, of Broilers will be sold at the sale as determined by the numbers of entries. 5. The exhibitor must be with his/her birds while judging is performed. (Exceptions must be approved by the Superintendent). 6. A validation change of ownership form may be submitted by November 30th to change eligible exhibitor (s). 7. Wing bands will be checked and must reflect number series as assigned by superintendent at pick up. Pens that include birds with band numbers not in assigned series will be disqualified. 8. Non-banded birds will be disqualified.
Breeding Division: 1. Exhibitor may enter as many as 5 birds per division. A. Standard Cockerel (Less than 12 months) B. Standard Cock (More than 12 months) C. Standard Pullet (Less than 12 months) D. Standard Hen (More than 12 months)
E. Bantam Cockerel (Less than 12 months F. Bantam Cock (More than 12 months) G. Bantam Pullet (Less than 12 months) H. Bantam Hen (More than 12 months)
2. 3. 4. 5.
Exhibitor must pay an entry fee of $5 per bird. Exhibitor must be present at Judging. Exhibitor must check in all entries with superintendant prior to being penned. Exhibitor must provide a copy of current Pullorum-Typhoid test at check-in to be retained by the superintendant. Contact Monty Fitzgerald, our state tester at (940)736-4204 firstname.lastname@example.org. 6. Classes will be determined by the number of pens that show in each division. 7. Classes will be judged according to the American Poultry Association and American Bantam Association standards of perfection. 8. Judging will be conducted according to standard of perfection for each variety represented in each division
Horticulture Division Superintendent: Kristy Talamantez Assistant: Karen Kier 1. All entries are to be entered and turned in at the December meeting, any entry received after that will pay a double entry fee. 2. Entries must be floral projects; silk arrangements must have silk flowers and live arrangements must have live flowers. 3. Horticulture Divisions I. Live Material Division A. Symmetrical Class C. Round Class B. Asymmetrical Class D. Other All 1st places competes for Live Material Division Champion and Reserve Division Champion with 2nd place moving up to compete for Reserve Division Champion in the class that Division Champion was chosen from. II. Silk Material Division A. Symmetrical Class C. Round Class B. Asymmetrical Class D. Other All 1st places competes for Silk Material Division Champion and Reserve Division Champion with 2nd place moving up to compete for Reserve Division Champion in the class that Division Champion was chosen from. III. Corsage Division A. Live Material Class B. Silk Material Class All 1st places competes for Corsage Division Champion and Reserve Division Champion with 2nd place moving up to compete for Reserve Division Champion in the class that Division Champion was chosen from. IV. Greenhouse Plants Division A. Flowering Plants in 6" pots Class D. Hanging baskets Class B. Tropical plants in 6" pots Class E. Fruit and Vegetable Class C. Bedding plants in flats Class All 1st places competes for Greenhouse Division Champion and Reserve Division Champion with 2nd place moving up to compete for Reserve Division Champion in the class that Division Champion was chosen from. 4. Each entry must be entrantâ€™s own design or grown plant/fruit/vegetable. 5. All Greenhouse plants must have age propagated and by which method (sexual or asexual; cutting, division, tissue, layering, etc.) 6. All projects must be picked up by 4:30pm, Friday. 7. Items to make sale: Grand and Reserve Grand Champion in Horticulture Show and Division and Reserve Division Champions. 8. Projects making sale must designate whether they are premium or not.
Shop Projects Superintendent: Bryan Scheu Assistant: Shannon Layman and Brandon Scheu Division A: All Trailers – All projects must be DOT Legal Class 1: Gooseneck Trailers (all gooseneck trailers unless the project is considered “other trailer”) Class 2: Bumper Pull Trailers (all bumper pull trailers unless the project is considered “other trailer”) Class 3: All Other Trailers (examples: Welding, Dump, and Towable BBQ Trailers) Division B: Ag Machinery and Equipment Class 4: Truck Accessories (Grill guards, bumpers, truck beds, toolbox, etc.) Class 5: Tractor or Truck mounted and Pull Type Implements and Machinery (Hay equipment, farm trailers not requiring DOT, Plows and other implements, etc.) Class 6: All Shop Equipment Division C: Livestock and Wildlife Equipment Class 7: Livestock & Wildlife Handling and Feeding Equipment (Gates, Chutes, Hog traps, all feeders, Hay rings, Blocking stands, Trim chutes) Class 8: Livestock & Wildlife Feeding Equipment (All livestock and wildlife feeders, Creep Feeders, Hay Rings, Deer Feeders, etc…) Class 9: Deer Blinds, Stands, and Observation Towers Division D: Home Convenience and Furniture Class 10: Indoor Home Convenience and Furniture (Beds, coffee tables, stools, chairs, dining table, indoor benches, and indoor decorations) Class 11: Outdoor Home Convenience and Furniture (Outdoor benches and swings, picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, Cowboy Coolers, and any outdoor decorations) Class 12: Outdoor Cooking (Fire pits, non-trailered smokers, Outdoor kitchens) 1. Projects will be scored as follows: •
Sound structural design and balance: 30 points
Practical utility and material suited for project: 10 points
Bill of Materials and plan: 10 points
2. Each project entered must be the work of the individual or the Chapter members 3. If a project is not free standing a stand must be built to secure the project 4. There must be 4 entries in a class and present to be able to sell in the Ribbon Sale, except for the Best of Show. 5. Exhibitors can only sell one project. Only 1st place in each class will be eligible for sale.
6. Blue, red, and white quality ribbons will be awarded to each project. 7. First place in each class will receive a plaque. st
8. All 1 place class winners will compete for Best of Show, and all remaining 1 place winners nd plus the 2 place winner from the class that had the Best of Show winner will compete for Reserve Best of Show. 9. Projects making sale must designate whether they are premium or not. 10. Tulsa State School will offer a cutting contest; this is only opened to those students that have a project entered.