Other Competitions

SHOWMANSHIP…

DEPARTMENT 325 DIVISIONS 800 - 819 

 

ENTRIES:

  • Entry Forms & Fees Due:   Saturday, April 6th by 5:00 p.m.

  • Stall Fees: None

  • Show Limit: 1 Entry per Division, Pre-Entry Only, No Entries Ringside

  • Entries Arrival & Judged: See Livestock Schedule

 

RULES:

  • Refer to State and Local Rules, which apply to these divisions.

  • American System of Judging

  • Animals used in showmanship must be shown in individual classes.

  • Exhibitors must use their own animal in showmanship.

  • The first, second and third place winners of any showmanship class may advance to the next level of showing to compete.

  • An Exhibitor may compete in a more advanced category if they feel their age or skills warrant it, but once he or she has competed at that level, you may never compete in a lower category.

  • Independent Exhibitors show with 4-H or FFA by on the age of the exhibitor.

  • The 1st place 4-H/Grange, FFA advanced showmanship winner must notify the livestock office within one hour of the showmanship class if he/she wishes to compete in Round Robin.  If the 1st place winner does not wish to compete, the 2nd place winner will be notified and given the option to compete.


 

DIVISION 800 – Beef Showmanship

 

DIVISION 801 – Swine Showmanship

 

DIVISION 802 – Sheep Showmanship

 

DIVISION 803 – Meat Goat Showmanship

 

DIVISION 804 – Dairy Goat Showmanship

 

DIVISION 805 – Pygmy Goat Showmanship

 

DIVISION 806 – Poultry Showmanship (Includes Turkeys)

 

DIVISION 807 – Rabbit Showmanship

 

DIVISION 808 – Cavy Showmanship

 

DIVISION 809 – Dog Showmanship

 

DIVISION 810 – Horse Showmanship

 

 

 

Class

  1. 4-H/Grange Pre Novice: Limited to primary exhibitors only (K-3).  Participation Only

 

  1. 4-H/Grange Novice: An exhibitor, 7th grade and under, enrolled in this project for no more than two years and has not placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a showmanship class for that species.

 

  1. 4-H/Grange Intermediate: An exhibitor enrolled in this project for no more than three years or who has never placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in an intermediate or advanced showmanship class in that species or a showmanship class.

 

  1. 4-H/Grange Advanced: An exhibitor who has shown in advanced large animal showmanship or has placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an intermediate large animal showmanship class.

 

  1. FFA/Grange Novice: An exhibitor who is entered in the project for the first time, who has never shown that species in any official event, or in any organization, and who have never won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbon in that species.

 

  1. FFA/Grange Expert:   FFA or Grange exhibitors are selected by the judge during the market or breed show to compete based on their performance in the said classes.  For clerical purposes, please list on entry form.


 

 

ROUND ROBIN…

DEPARTMENT N/A DIVISIONS N/A 

 

ENTRIES:

 

  • Entry Forms & Fees Due:   N/A

  • Stall Fees:   N/A

  • Show Limi N/A

  • Entries Arrival & Judged:    See Livestock Schedule

 

RULES:

  • Refer to State and Local Rules, which apply to these divisions.

  • American System of Judging

  • The 1st place 4-H/Grange, FFA advanced showmanship winner must notify the livestock office within one hour of the showmanship class if he/she wishes to compete in Round Robin.  If the 1st place winner does not wish to compete, the 2nd place winner will be notified and given the option to compete.

  • If an Exhibitor has won the Round Robin award three times, he/she is not eligible to compete in the 2018 Round Robin competition.

  • Exhibitor must bring his/her own animal to the Round Robin competition (Except dogs which will be provided by the fair. 

  • The Round Robin competition will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 with the small animal competition at 10 a.m. and the large animal competition beginning at 1 p.m.

 

 

CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR

COUNTY FAIR BEST OF SHOW COMPETITION

MASTER SHOWMANSHIP

This special competition is open to exhibitors winning the Master Showmanship or Round Robin Showmanship in large animal livestock competitions (beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat goats, horse and dairy goats) or in small animal competitions (poultry, rabbit, dog, pygmy goats and cavy) at their County, District or Citrus Fair.

Entries will be judged based on the American System of judging.  Special State Fair rosettes will be awarded to all participants. 

To obtain a Competition Handbook, entry form and further information log onto www.bigfun.org or contact the California State Fair Livestock Department at (916) 263-3146 or email entryoffice@calexpo.com.  California State Fair, PO Box 15649, Sacramento, CA 95852.

 

OUTSTANDING LIVESTOCK EXHIBITOR…

DEPARTMENT 327 DIVISIONS 830-839 

 

ENTRIES:

 

  • Entry Forms & Fees Due:   Saturday, April 6th by 5:00pm

  • Stall Fees: None

  • 1 Entry Only Pre-Entry Only, No Entries Ringside

  • Entries Arrival & Judged:    See Livestock Schedule

 

RULES:

  • Must be Calaveras County Resident

  • All Exhibitors must submit their Record Books and Essays to Livestock Office on Thursday, May 19th by 10:00am.

  • All Exhibitors will be expected for their interviews on Saturday, May 21st TBA.

  • Please complete the livestock entry form.

  • Scholarship Award given only to Class 3

 

DIVISION 830 – Outstanding Livestock Exhibitor

 

Class

1.   Grades 4th – 6th - Primary

2.   Grades 7th – 10th -   Middle

3.   Grades 11th – 12th - Senior

Competitors will be given the essay topic after entries close.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HERDSMAN…

DEPARTMENT 328 DIVISIONS 840-849 

 

ENTRIES:

 

  • Entry Forms & Fees Due:   N/A – All Clubs/Chapters are automatically entered.

  • Stall Fees:  None

  • Show  N/A

  • Entries Arrival & Judged:  Between 10:00am and 6:00pm, Thursday through Saturday

 

RULES:

  • The Herdsman Competition is designed to encourage the Clubs/Chapters to maintain their exhibits at the highest standard of efficiency and attractiveness throughout the duration of this Jr. Livestock Show.

  • The Herdsman Competition must be carried out with no adult assistance.

  • Independents will be judged as a group for Herdsmanship.

HERDSMAN:

  • Identification - 10 Points

    • Each club/chapter is required to be identified by appropriate signage

 

  • Stalls- 15 Points

    • Adequate bedding, cleanliness, neatness and tidiness are expected

 

  • Animals- 15 Points

    • Animals tied properly, kept clean and well groomed at all times

 

  • Equipment & Supplies - 30 Points

    • Boxes kept tidy and out of alleyways, supplies kept neat and orderly

 

  • Exhibitors  - 15 Points

    • Club/chapter members should display courtesy and politeness to the public at all times.  Members should be neat and be on their best conduct.

 

  • Education  - 15 Points

 

DEPARTMENT 328 – Herdsman Competition - Clubs automatically entered.

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