Beef & Steer Shows

Open Beef

Time: Friday at 9:00AM
Venue:
Ring #1

Rules & Regulations

  1. Entries Due: August 1
  2. Entry Fee: $1.00 per head (please send entry fee with registration).
  3. Refer to General Health Regulations. An Open Show for Angus, Hereford or Grade steers will be held simultaneously. Weigh-in of steers will begin at 7:30 AM on show day. 4-H beef shown in the 4-H Beef Show do not have to be weighed in again. Open Beef Show starts at 9:00 AM promptly. Cattle must be in place by 8 AM on show day.
  4. Boots or closed toe shoes must be worn at all times. No sandals.
  5. No Bulls over 6 months old.
  6. No Horned Animals allowed.

Class Descriptions
Showmanship:
Freshman: Ages 8 to 9 as of 1/1
Junior: Age 10 to 12 as of 1/1
Intermediate: Age 13 to 15 as of 1/1
Senior: Age 16 to 19 as of 1/1

Steer Classes
40205X Feeder Calves
40210X Lightweight Steer
40220X Medium Weight Steer
40230X Light Heavyweight Steer
40240X Heavyweight Steer

* Subject to change depending upon the numbers of steers

Heifer Classes
All Registered Breeds – Registration Papers Needed
40250X Angus
40260X Hereford Females
40270X All Other Registered Breeds
40280X All Other Non-Registered Breeds

1. Jr. Heifer Calf — Born after November 1st
2. Sr. Heifer Calf — Born July 1 to October 31
3. Jr. Yearling — Born January 1 to June 30
4. Sr. Yearling — Born July 1 to December 31
5. Cow/Calf & 2 yr. olds with calves
6. Champion of Breed
7. Reserve Champion Breed
8. Best 3 Females
9. Produce of Dam
10. Get of Sire
11. Beef Herd-4 Animals by One Owner or 4-H Club
12. Supreme Breeding Animal
13. Reserve Supreme Breeding Animal

Calves up to 6 months may be shown with cow in cow/calf class.


Prizes

1st – $30.00; 2nd – $25.00; 3rd – $20.00; 4th – $10.00

Contact

Superintendent Victoria Oatley
401-808-9774


Working Steer

Time: Sunday at 9:00 AM
Venue:
Ring #1

Rules & Regulations

  1. All entries need to be received by August 1st
  2. Animals need to arrive Saturday morning. Weigh in by noon. Show at 1:00pm.
  3. Barn space is limited.
  4. All animals must have horns.
  5. All animals over 6 months of age must be castrated

Class Descriptions
Youth and Open Classes

1. Jr. Showmanship (7-14) as of January 1
2. Sr. Showmanship (15-21) as of January 1
3. Showmanship (over 21 – no premiums, no trophy)
4. Cart (under 18)
5. Cart (over 18)
6. Scoot (under 18)
7. Scoot (over 18)

Awards
Prizes for winner of each class (except over 21 showmanship):
1st – $20.00; 2nd – $15.00; 3rd – $10.00; 4th – $7.00; 5th – $5.00

Cart & Distance Premiums
1st – $70.00; 2nd – $65.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $55.00; 5th – $50.00; 6th – $45.00; 7th $40.00; 8th – $35.00

There will be a Best Pair chosen to represent the working steer in the premier animal contest on Sunday. There will be a Champion Showman chosen for representation in the Premier Showmanship contest on Sunday. The above two designations are limited to those animals staying on the fairgrounds.

Contact

Superintendent Sandy Eggers
860-208-5814