Department L – Open Livestock

ALL livestock is due on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  All animals entered in this section are required to have: Premise ID and Seasonal Pass from the Arizona Department of Agriculture and must present at the time of check-in/weigh-in.  Each pass/certificate must have the specific exhibitors name listed on the pass/certificate for the animal(s) they intend to show.

  1. Morning feeding and initial verified stall cleaning will be completed by 9:00 a.m. each day and maintained throughout the day.  All stalls will be randomly inspected by the department superintendent.  The superintendent will immediately notify exhibitors of improper care and will need to be rectified in a timely manner.  After the initial warning, if the stall has not been rectified with the corresponding superintendent, exhibitor will be charged a fee of $25.00 assessed to the exhibitor’s animal per pen per day.  Any exhibitor who is fined will also still be required to clean their pen.
  2. The exhibitor is responsible for providing bedding, feeders and water containers.  Water and electricity are available.  If the animals are in concrete floor stalls, they must be stalled on bedding.
  3. Transportation, care and feeding will be the responsibility of the exhibitor.
  4. Animals showing evidence of disease and/or parasite infestation will be dismissed from the fairgrounds immediately.
  5. No dangerous or uncontrollable animals will be shown in the halter classes.  They will be dismissed.
  6. All exhibitors are responsible cleaning (raking/washing) out their pens when they check out.   Any exhibitor who  is not present or who has not made prior arrangements to have their stall cleaned, will be assessed a $100.00 fee.
  7. All exhibits MUST remain on the fairgrounds until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17.  Ribbons and premiums will be forfeited if removed without approval by the superintendent.
  8. No animals from Department N – Junior Livestock will be allowed to enter this section except Pee Wee Showmanship.
  9. No animals will be allowed to be advertised for sale or sold while on the fairgrounds.
  10. Entry Fee will be $3.00 per animal/entry. Except showmanship class.

Open Class Livestock Judging

Wednesday, September 13, 1:00 p.m.

Sub-Classes for Department L

  1. Pee Wee, 5-8 years
  2. Juniors, 9-13 years
  3. Seniors, 14 – 18 years
  4. Adult, 19+ years

Beef Cattle

  1. All breeds will be judged together.  Animals may be entered in more than one class.
  2. Only divisions and classes listed in the premium book can be entered and judged.
  3. All beef cattle will be pen judged, except for halter cattle.
  4. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry.

Division 2001 – Beef Cattle, pen judged

Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Class/Description

  1. Bull calf – under 12 months on 9/1/17
  2. Yearling bull – between 12 and 24 months on 9/1/17
  3. Aged bull – over 24 months on 9/1/17
  4. Heifer calf – under 12 months on 9/1/17
  5. Yearling Heifer – between 12 and 24 months on 9/1/17
  6. Cow – over 24 months on 9/1/17

Division 2002 – Beef Pairs

Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Class/Description

  1. Cow-calf pair
  2. Dam & get-of-dam (cow w/calf & last year’s calf)

Division 2004 – Dairy Cattle

  1. Open to dairy type females showing dairy characteristics.
  2. Bulls calves may show only if they are under 6 months of age
  3. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry. Except showmanship classes.

Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Class/Description

  1. Bull calf – under 6 months on 9/1/17
  2. Jr. heifer, less than 6 months
  3. Sr. heifer, 6 to 12 months
  4. Jr. yearling heifer, 13 to 18 months
  5. Sr. yearling heifer, 19 to 24 months
  6. Cow, 2- 3 years
  7. Aged cow, over 3 years
  8. Pee Wee Showmanship
  9. Junior Showmanship
  10. Senior Showmanship

Division 2005 – Beef Halter Classes

Heifer, Prospect Steer, Showmanship

  1. All animals in this division must be tied in the show cattle stalls using a halter or neck rope.
  2. All animals in this division must be halter broke and safe for the exhibitor to handle.
  3. All breeds will be judged together, unless there are three or more entries per breed in the breeding heifers.  Breeding heifers will be divided by age.  Prospect steers will be divided by weight.
  4. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry. Except Showmanship classes.

Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Class/Description

  1. Jr. heifer calves (1/1/17 to 9/1/17)
  2. Sr. heifer calves (6/1/16 to 12/31/16)
  3. Yearling heifer (9/1/15 to 9/1/16)
  4. Heifer, 2+ years (as of 9/1/15)
  5. Prospect Steers – divided by weight
  6. Open Market Steers – divided by weight
  7. Pee Wee Showmanship
  8. Junior Showmanship
  9. Senior Showmanship

Sheep

  1. Exhibitors may enter up to two animals per class.
  2. Classes will divided into two categories white face or black face, meat types.
  3. Exhibitors must show their own animals, unless they have two entries in a class.
  4. All feeder and market lambs must have their milk teeth and be under 12 months of age.
  5. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry. Except Showmanship classes.

Sheep Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Division 2006 – Sheep – White Face Breed or Breed Crosses

Class/Description

  1. Jr. ewe lamb (3/1/17 to 9/1/17)
  2. Sr. ewe lamb (9/1/16 to 2/28/17)
  3. Yearling ewe (9/1/15 to 9/1/2016)
  4. Ewe, 2+ years (as of 9/1/15)
  5. Jr. ram lamb (3/1/17 to 9/1/17)
  6. Sr. ram lamb (9/1/16 to 2/28/17)
  7. Yearling ram (9/1/15 to 9/1/2016)
  8. Ram, 2+ years (as of 9/1/15)
  9. Feeder lamb – divided by weight, under 99lbs
  10. Open market lamb – divided by weight, over 100lbs
  11. Pee Wee Showmanship
  12. Junior Showmanship
  13. Senior Showmanship

Division 2007 – Sheep – Black Face Breed or Breed Crosses

Class/Description

  1. Jr. ewe lamb (3/1/17 to 9/1/17)
  2. Sr. ewe lamb (9/1/16 to 2/28/17)
  3. Yearling ewe (9/1/15 to 9/1/2016)
  4. Ewe, 2+ years (as of 9/1/15)
  5. Jr. ram lamb (3/1/17 to 9/1/17)
  6. Sr. ram lamb (9/1/16 to 2/28/17)
  7. Yearling ram (9/1/15 to 9/1/2016)
  8. Ram, 2+ years (as of 9/1/15)
  9. Feeder lamb – divided by weight, under 99lbs
  10. Open market lamb – divided by weight, over 100lbs
  11. Pee Wee Showmanship
  12. Junior Showmanship
  13. Senior Showmanship

Swine

  1. Exhibitors may enter up to two entries per class.
  2. All swine must be accompanied by Arizona State Inspection Papers and must be presented at check-in/weigh-in.
  3. All breeds will be judged together unless sufficient numbers allow dividing breeds into categories.  Crossbreeds are eligible to compete in this show.
  4. Crossbreeds are eligible.
  5. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry.  Except Showmanship classes.

Swine Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Division 2008 – Swine

Class/Description

  1. Jr. Gilts (4/1/17 to 9/1/17)
  2. Sr. Gilts/Sows (1/1/17 to 3/31/17)
  3. Feeder pigs, divided by weight, under 199lbs
  4. Open market pigs, divided by weight, over 200lbs
  5. Pee Wee Showmanship
  6. Junior Showmanship
  7. Senior Showmanship

Goats

  1. Exhibitors may enter up to two entries per class.
  2. All breeds will be judged together unless sufficient numbers to form a separate breed show.
  3. Crossbreeds are eligible.
  4. Exhibitors must show their own animals, unless they have two animals in the same class.
  5. Dairy goat exhibitors must show in whites, white shirt and white pants.  Closed toe shoes are mandatory.
  6. Pet goats will show in their own confirmation class and be eligible for showmanship.
  7. No Bucks allowed
  8. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry.  Except Showmanship classes.

Goat Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Division 2010 – Dairy Goats

Class/Description

  1. Sr. doe freshened One year to two years (as of 9/1/17)
  2. Sr. doe freshened Two years to three years (as of 9/1/17)
  3. Sr. doe freshened Three years to four years (as of 9/1/17)
  4. Sr. doe freshened Four years to five years (as of 9/1/17)
  5. Sr. doe freshened Five years to six years (as of 9/1/17)
  6. Sr. doe freshened Six years to seven years (as of 9/1/17)
  7. Sr. doe freshened Seven years and older (as of 9/1/17)
  8. Sr. doe not fresh One year to two years (as of 9/1/17)
  9. Sr. doe not fresh Two years to three years (as of 9/1/17)
  10. Sr. doe not fresh Three years to four years (as of 9/1/17)
  11. Sr. doe not fresh Four years to five years (as of 9/1/17)
  12. Sr. doe not fresh Five years to six years (as of 9/1/17)
  13. Sr. doe not fresh Six years to seven years (as of 9/1/17)
  14. Sr. doe not fresh Seven years and older (as of 9/1/17)
  15. Sr. doeling, 6-12 months (as of 9/1/17)
  16. Jr. doeling, under 6 months (as of 9/1/17)
  17. Pee Wee Showmanship
  18. Junior Showmanship
  19. Senior Showmanship

Division/Description

2011.  Meat Goats

2012.  Fiber Goats

2013.  Pygmy Goats

2014.  Pet Goats (wethers only)

The following class numbers apply to Divisions 2011 through 2014.

Class/Description

  1. Sr. doe freshened One year to two years (as of 9/1/17)
  2. Sr. doe freshened Two years to three years (as of 9/1/17)
  3. Sr. doe freshened Three years to four years (as of 9/1/17)
  4. Sr. doe freshened Four years to five years (as of 9/1/17)
  5. Sr. doe freshened Five years to six years (as of 9/1/17)
  6. Sr. doe freshened Six years to seven years (as of 9/1/17)
  7. Sr. doe freshened Seven years and older (as of 9/1/17)
  8. Sr. doe not fresh One year to two years (as of 9/1/17)
  9. Sr. doe not fresh Two years to three years (as of 9/1/17)
  10. Sr. doe not fresh Three years to four years (as of 9/1/17)
  11. Sr. doe not fresh Four years to five years (as of 9/1/17)
  12. Sr. doe not fresh Five years to six years (as of 9/1/17)
  13. Sr. doe not fresh Six years to seven years (as of 9/1/17)
  14. Sr. doe not fresh Seven years and older (as of 9/1/17)
  15. Sr. doeling, 6-12 months (as of 9/1/17)
  16. Jr. doeling, under 6 months (as of 9/1/17)
  17. Pet goat, two years and older
  18. Pet goat, one to two years (as of 9/1/17)
  19. Pet goat, wethers under one year (as of 9/1/17)
  20. Feeder goat, under 69lbs
  21. Market goat, over 70lbs
  22. Pee Wee Showmanship
  23. Junior Showmanship
  24. Senior Showmanship

Division 2016 – Pack Goats

  1. Open to all Junior exhibitors who have goat projects, including Junior Livestock Market Goats.
  2. All goats must work on collars or halters and be controllable.
  3. Goats will execute a series of obstacles and are judged on how they navigate the obstacles, how well they behave and listen to their owners.
  4. Obstacles can consist of bridges, stairs, water obstacles, tunnels, logs and much more.
  5. Entry fee is $3.00 per animal/entry.  Except Showmanship classes.

Premiums:  First $15; Second $10; Third $5

Class/Description

  1. Junior exhibitor, 9-13 years
  2. Senior exhibitor, 14-18 years