BREED REQUIREMENTS: For the following breeds, the animal must meet the percentage requirement listed below. Simmentals – 50% Limousin – 50% Steers, 75% Heifers.
Maine or Maintainer will show in the Maine division Shorthorn Plus- 3/8th or more Shorthorn with Shorthorn Plus registration papers and Durham Reds. 9.
PURCHASE OF SALE CATTLE: Heifers purchased in a breed sale on Saturday may show at the junior show on Sunday with no charge for late entry.
You will need to provide: a) a sale entry form signed by the sale clerk or manager b) a bill of sale showing that the animal will be registered in the junior exhibitor’s name c) a copy of the registration paper and d) a copy of the animal’s health paper (if purchased from an out of state consignor). 10.
AWARDS: Champion breed heifers and steers will receive $60, and Reserve breed champions will receive $30.
Top 5 Overall Market Animals and Breeding Heifers will receive $500 for Grand, $400 for Reserve, $300 for 3rd, $200 for 4th and $100 for 5th.
All Class premiums are based on a sliding scale and will be given to the exhibitor as they exit the ring. NO REFUNDS OR LOST PREMIUMS WILL BE REIMBURSED. 11.
SHOWMANSHIP: **NEW 2013 SHOWMANSHIP RULES** Exhibitors pre-register for showmanship on entry form and pay $5.
After March 13th, showmanship will be $10 per exhibitor.
Thus, participants can sign-up for showmanship during check-in times for $10.
Showmanship will begin at 8 a.m.
Sunday morning with juniors (9 to 12), followed by intermediates (13 to 15) and ending with seniors (16-21).
Classes will be divided by age as of January 1st, 2013.
Exhibitors must show their own animal. 12.
GROOMING REGULATIONS: ABSOLUTELY NO aerosol cans are allowed in the make-up area. Use of false tail heads or adding of hair or hemp is prohibited.
No powder can be used.
Coloring agents may be used on the legs and tail switch.
NO coloring agents may be used above the animal’s flank.
This includes colored show foams (black, red, etc.).
NO forced administration of fluids to create gut fill will be allowed.
Violation will result in the disqualification of the entry and exhibitor. 13.
RESPONSIBILITY: The MSU Block and Bridle Club will not be responsible for any loss by death, injury, crippling, bruises, theft or condemnation. 14.
PAVILION RULES: Alcoholic beverages prohibited.
In accordance with University policy.
NO fans are allowed behind the cattle or in the aisles unless suspended overhead.
A maximum of one fan per three head of cattle is allowed.
No generators will be allowed in or around the Pavilion.
Dogs are not permitted in the Pavilion at any time during this event. 15.
DANGEROUS ANIMALS: Animals must be under control of the exhibitor at all times.
For safety, the show committee will request that dangerous animals be removed. Breeding Heifers 1.
SHOW TIMES AND ORDER: Heifers will show in the South ring beginning 10 minutes after the last showmanship class.
The show order will be: Commercial, Simmental, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Maine-Anjou, Limousin, Hereford, Gelbvieh, Chi, Angus, AOB (Any Other Registered Breeds), Top 5 Overall Heifers. 2.
Heifers born from September 1, 2011 thru August 31, 2012 are eligible to show. 3.
Registered heifers within breed will show from youngest to oldest.
All heifers entered in a specific breed must be registered solely in the name of the youth exhibitor with their respective national breed association.
Registration certificates must be presented at check-in time.
All breeding heifers must be tattooed and tattoos must correspond to registration papers.
Heifers that are dual registered can show with only one breed and must be entered as such. 4.commercial and market heifers will be shown by weight and all registered heifers will be shown by date of birth.commercial heifers will compete for Supreme Heifer, and market heifers will compete for Overall Champion Market Animal. Prospect Steers and Market Heifers 1.
SHOW TIMES AND ORDER: Steers will show in the North ring beginning 10 minutes after the last showmanship class, in the following order: AOB (Any Other Registered Breeds), Angus, Chi, Gelbvieh, Hereford, Limousin, MaineAnjou, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Simmental, Crossbred, Market Heifers and Top 5 Overall Market Animals. 2.
Prospect steers will be shown by breed and weight.
All steers entered in a specific breed must be registered solely in the name of the youth exhibitor with their respective national breed association.
All steers entered in a breed will abide by the rules for registry and showing.
Registration certificates or performance pedigrees must be presented at check-in time.
All breed steers must be tattooed and tattoos must correspond to registration papers.
Steers that are dual registered can show with only one breed and must be entered as such. 3.
Market heifers will be shown by weight.
There will be no breed classes for market heifers and they may not be shown in breeding classes. Directions to Pavilion/ Hotels: Candlewood Suites Hotel
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