Beef Cattle Show
(Open & Youth)

Department 70

Section 2 - Hereford & Polled Hereford: Tues., Sept. 21st 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent
Section 3 - Simmental & Simmental %: Thurs., Sept. 23rd 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent
Section 4 - Other Breeds, Beef: Thurs., Sept. 23rd 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent
Section 5 - Shorthorn: Thurs., Sept. 23rd 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent
Section 7 - Shorthorn Plus: Thurs., Sept. 23rd 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent
Section 8 - Black Angus: Mon., Sept. 20th 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent
Section 10 - Commercial Heifer: Tues. Sept. 21st 5:00 P.M. Livestock Committee, Barn Superintendent

Pre-registration available online at www.LincolnCountyFairTN.com.

Beef Cattle Show Rules (Open & Youth)


1. Youth members may show in the Junior Youth show who have completed 12th grade and under as of January 1, of the current calendar year in order to be eligible to exhibit their beef animals in the Youth Beef Show. Exhibitors must be able to show their animal by themselves. To receive Youth monies, animal must be shown by member whose name the animal is registered.

2. All beef cattle should be pre-registered by entry form deadline. Registration fee will be doubled when late. Youth members exhibiting in open show must pay entry fee on each animal shown. All entries must be recorded in show book by 3:00 P.M. day of show. No entries will be taken after books close.

3. Animals must be owned by exhibitors and evidence of registration presented. Youth animals must be registered 30 days or more prior to show.

4. Any new breed may be added to beef show with a pre-registration of 10 head by 2 different exhibitors. Show will be held on Thursday at 5:00 P.M.

5. Bred By Exhibitor - To be eligible for awards, the exhibitor must be listed as both the sole breeder and owner of the animal on the registration paper. The champion and reserve champion bred by exhibitor will be selected from the highest placing bred by exhibitor animals in the classes and will receive a plaque. (Youth only).

6. All entries must be on the grounds by 2:00 P.M. the day they are to be shown. Animals shown will be released at 9:00 P.M. Animals must be out of barn by 8:00 a.m. the morning after their show.

7. Absolutely no straw allowed.

8. All animals must be exhibited by competent handler. Youth exhibits must be exhibited by the registered owner. No ring assistance unless approved by judge or superintendent.

9. Herdsman Award: This will be awarded to the individual keeping the cleanest and neatest exhibit, observance of all rules and regulations, and cooperation with Fair Officials and Exhibitors.

10. No exhibitors will be allowed to have more than two monies in any one class, but may have as many entries in a class as desired.

11. Bulls over 1 year must be shown with bull leads.

12. Any concerns in regard to the show rules need to be addressed to the barn superintendent prior to the show.

13. Competition is open to all Youth members who qualify under Rule 1.

14. All livestock must enter grounds through Amana Street gate (back gate) to load and unload at designated loading area. Free Admission for Exhibitor only

Health Papers Required

Open & Youth Premiums the Same

Premiums: 1st Place - $30; 2nd Place - $22; 3rd Place - $15; 4th Place - $13; 5th Place - $11;
(All other youth entries $10)
Champions: $30; $22 (Youth Plaques Only)
Beginner (4th grade and under); Jr. (5th-6th grade); Jr. High (7th-8th grade); Sr. High (9th-12th grade), Plaques only
All Bull Classes are Open Show (Youth Classes 1-10 only)

1. Spring Heifer Calves, calved after March 1, this year.
2. Junior Heifer Calves, calved January & February this year.
3. Winter Heifer Calves, calved between November 1 & December 31 last year.
4. Senior Heifer Calves, calved between September 1 & October 31 last year.
5. Early Summer Yearling Heifer, calved between July 1 & August 31 last year.
6. Late Summer Yearling Heifer, calved between May 1 & June 30, last year.
7. Spring Yearling Heifers, calved between March 1 & April 30, last year.
8. Junior Yearling Heifer, calved between January 1 & February 28, last year.
9. Senior Yearling Heifer, calved between September 1 & December 31, two years ago.
10. Grand Champion Female; Reserve Grand Champion Female.
11. Cow/Calf, calf up to 8 months old. (Use cow's name) (Plaque for Youth)
12. Bred By Ex - Grand & Res Champion from Classes 1-9, Plaque, Youth only.
13. Spring Junior Bull Calves, calved after March 1, this year.
14. Junior Bull Calves, calved between January 1 & February 28, this year.
15. Winter Bull Calves, calved between November 1 & December 31, last year.
16. Senior Bull Calves, calved between September 1 & October 31, last year.
17. Early Summer Yearling Bull, calved between July 1 & August 31, last year.
18. Late Summer Yearling Bulls, calved between May 1 & June 30, last year.
19. Spring Yearling Bull, calved between March 1 & April 30, last year.
20. Junior Yearling Bulls, calved between January 1 & February 28, last year.
21. Senior Yearling Bulls, calved between September 1 & December 31, two year
22. Two Year Old Bulls, calved between January 1 & August 31, two years ago.
23. Grand Champion Bull ; Reserve Grand Champion Bull
24. Produce of Dam, 2 animals, either sex. (Use dam name)
25. Junior Get of Sire (3 animals from classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 14, 15, 16). (Use sire)
26. Senior Get of Sire (4 animals from any classes shown). (Use sire name)
27. Herdsman’s Award - 1st - $30; 2nd - $22