Cattle Show Rules

CATTLE SHOW RULES

  1.  Cattle must be on fair grounds by 10:00 p.m., Friday night, unless pre-approved by the superintendent.
  2.  Animals must remain on fair grounds until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, unless pre-approved by the superintendent. No vehicles allowed on grounds until 6:00 p.m.
  3. All state and inter-state health regulations will be strictly enforced. Rabies shots must have been received at least 30 days prior to show.
  4. Certificates of registered animals must be available upon request.
  5. Cattle must enter by the back Gate #4. No trailers or vehicles are allowed to remain near the barn!
  6. Only those people directly involved with the ownership and exhibition of cattle on the grounds will be allowed to remain overnight.
  7. Bedding is not provided.
  8. Ledyard Fair is an alcohol-free fair. Violators will be asked to leave the fair grounds for the duration of the fair.

The superintendent reserves the right to change show set-up as deemed necessary.

Ledyard Fair Cattle ShowDairy Classes:
(Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Milking Shorthorn)

  1. Junior Calf 03/01/14 – 08/31/14
  2. Intermediate Calf 12/01/13 – 02/28/14
  3. Senior Calf 09/01/13 – 11/30/13
  4. Summer Yearling 06/01/13 – 08/31/13
  5. Junior Yearling 03/01/13 – 05/31/13
  6. Intermediate Yearling 12/01/12 – 02/28/13
  7. Senior Yearling 09/01/12 – 11/30/12

JUNIOR CHAMPION

8.    Junior 2 Year Old 03/01/11 – 08/31/12
9.    Senior 2 Year Old 09/01/10 – 02/28/12
10.    3 Year Old 09/01/10 – 08/31/12
11.     4 Year Old 09/01/09 – 08/31/11
12.    Aged Cow Born before 09/01/08
13.    Dry Cow Any Age

SENIOR CHAMPION
Dairy Group Classes:

Daughter/Dam

  1. Produce of Dam (2 animals out of same cow)
  2. Get of Sire (3 animals out of same bull)
  3. Best 3 Females (all owned by exhibitor)
  4. Best Club/Farm Herd (min. 4 animals, max. 6 animals)

Beef Classes:
(Angus, Hereford, Reg. Others and Crossbreeds)

  1. Heifer under 6 months 03/01/14 – 08/31/14
  2. Heifer 6 months to 1 year 09/01/13 – 02/28/14
  3. Heifer over 1 year/under 2 years 09/01/12 – 08/31/13
  4. Cow 2-3 years old 09/01/11 – 08/31/12
  5. Cow 4-6 years old 09/01/08 – 05/31/10
  6. Cow 7 years and over Born before 09/01/06

GRAND AND RESERVE BREED CHAMPION
Beef Group Classes:

  1. Cow/Calf
  2. Produce of Dam (2 animals out of same cow)
  3. Get of Sire (3 animals out of same sire)
  4. Best 3 Females (all owned by exhibitor)
  5. Club Herd (min. 4 animals, max. 6 animals)

1.     Feeder Animal 500 lbs. & under
2.     Feeder Animal 501 lbs. – 800 lbs.

GRAND AND RESERVE CHAMPION FEEDER ANIMAL

1.     Light Weight 800 lbs. – 1100 lbs.
2.     Heavy Weight 1101 lbs. & over

GRAND AND RESERVE CHAMPION MARKET ANIMAL
Dairy and Beef showmanship Classes:
Saturday – Diary 9:00  a.m., Beef after •Ages as of July first:
Novice: first year or under 8 years old
Junior: 8 – 11 years old
Intermediate: 12 -15 years old
Senior: 16 -18 years old
OPEN: 19 and over. This class is showmanship only.

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
  $15 $10 $8 $6 $5
Breed Classes:          
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th  
  $25 $20 $15 $10  
           
Group Classes: 1st 2nd 3rd    
  $30 $25 $20    

2013 BEEF/DAIRY CHAMPIONS

SUPREME BEEF CHAMPION
Justin Schramm

SUPREME DAIRY CHAMPION
Raquel Tucker

RESERVE SUPREME BEEF CHAMPION
Macaulay Schramm

RESERVE SUPREME DAIRY CHAMPION
Butter and Beef 4H Club

CHAMPION STEER

Butter and Beef 4H Club