4-H

To Make the Best Better

Organized by: Laura Sant & Bracken Hendersen, Extension Educators

Fair Calendar of Events

MONDAY, AUG. 10
8:00 a.m. 4-H Horse Show – Arena
6:00 p.m. 4-H Sho-Deo – Arena

TUESDAY, AUG. 11
9:00 a.m. 4-H Working Ranch Show – Arena
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Enter 4-H Clothing, Misc. & Foods
4:00 p.m. 4-H Dog Show
7:00 p.m. 4-H Style Revue – Robinson Bldg.
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Enter 4-H/FFA Swine – Fairgrounds
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Enter 4-H/FFA Lamb – Fairgrounds
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Enter 4-H/FFA Meat Goat – Fairgrounds
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Enter 4-H Gardening
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Enter 4-H/FFA Beef – Fairgrounds
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Enter 4-H Bucket Calves

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12
9:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Lamb Show
2:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enter 4-H Rabbits
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Enter 4-H/FFA Dairy
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enter 4-H/FFA Dairy Goats
6:00 p.m. Rabbit Show – Indoor Arena

THURSDAY, AUG. 13
8:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA Swine Show – Indoor Arena
11:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Beef Show – Indoor Arena
2:00 p.m. 4-H Bucket Calf Show – Indoor Arena

FRIDAY, AUG. 14
8:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA Dairy Goats – Indoor Arena
9:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Dairy Cows – Indoor Arena
9:00 a.m. 4-H Dutch Oven Cook-off – Shelter
4:30 p.m. MARKET ANIMAL SALE

SATURDAY, AUG. 15
10:00 a.m. Round Robin Contest – Indoor Arena

(All 1 st place 4-H/FFA
showmanship winners can participate.)

MONDAY, AUG. 17
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ONLY!!!!
Check-out Times and Premium Money Pick Up!!
ALL ITEMS MUST BE PICKED UP AT THE ABOVE TIMES!!!!
4-H projects for the Eastern Idaho State Fair may be checked
in at these times.
Prior to 9:00 p.m. CLEAN PENS

Departments


If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 208-852-1097, Laura Sant at 208-747-3065, or Bracken Hendersen at 208-840-0176

General Instructions

All youth must be enrolled in a 4-H project in Franklin County during
the current year to be eligible to compete for various county
awards. Each project or contest has its own guidelines. Consult the
4-H index to find project, contest and demonstration information.
Please follow the instructions for entry and checkout. Late projects
cannot be accepted due to the judging schedule. However, late
projects may be exhibited in Junior Open Class.

4-H members must turn 9 years old within the calendar year.

Traditional Project:
Follow Member Manual and complete the 4-H Project Record
Book/Sheet and all project requirements.

*A list of most project requirements is available at the Extension
office.

Self-Directed Project Guidelines:
1. The leader and/or 4-H members, 14 years or older, decide as a
group what subject or skill to teach or learn and decide on a
project outline for reaching specific goals during the club
lessons.
2. The leader completes a “Leader Contract” listing the project
outline and lesson goals.

3. The leader sets self-directed requirements & decides what to
make or do for a Fair or another type of public exhibit.
4. Self-directed project exhibit requirements must meet or match
the pre-set 4-H contest or show requirements and/or rules to
enter. For example, the Market Animal Show has weigh-in days
and weight requirements to participate in the Market Animal
Show.
5. Use 4-H Project Record Sheet.

Project Entry
Clothing, Miscellaneous and Foods: Tuesday, August 11 th ,
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Style Revue Garments will be checked in after the Style Revue.
4-H Gardening Projects of Fresh Vegetables and Fruits:
Wednesday, August 12, 11:00 a.m. – Noon

All record sheets, posters and food items must be in a resealable
plastic bag. Please pack each item separately. This keeps materials
clean and bug-free during the fair.

Record sheets must accompany all exhibits. Make sure they are
completed and signed.

Livestock Final Weigh-in Schedule:
Swine: Tuesday, August 11, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lambs: Tuesday, August 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meat Goats: Tuesday, August 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Beef: Tuesday, August 11, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bucket Calf: Tuesday, August 11, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Dairy Check-in: Wednesday, August 12, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Livestock record books must be given to the appropriate livestock
superintendent at the time of weigh-in.

Project Pickup
All 4-H projects, exhibits and ribbons may be picked up Monday,
August 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Any project that is not picked up or checked in for the Eastern Idaho
State Fair will be discarded after October 30 th . If special
arrangements are needed, contact the Extension office prior to the
fair.
Premiums
All 4-H club exhibits will be judged and will be awarded ribbons as
classified:

Blue: $3.00 Red: $2.00 White: $1.00
Only blue-ribbon projects are eligible for the Eastern Idaho State
Fair.

County Fair Premiums will be available at checkout. Any county or
state premiums not claimed by October 30 th will be forfeited.

Awards Available for 4-H/FFA Members
Sponsored by the Franklin County 4-H
Dog Award—Top Obedience & Top Showman
Bucket Calf Award—Top Three Best Showman
Dairy Show—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Beef Award—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Goat Award—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Swine Award—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Sheep Award—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Horse Award—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Cash Award to Best Livestock & Horse Record Books
Belt Buckle—Grand & Reserve Champion in Beef, Swine, Lamb,
Market Goat and Bucket Calf
Cash Awards to Top Dutch Oven Teams
Cash Awards—Top Jr., Inter., Sr. Style Revue Models
Cash Awards—Top Jr., Inter., Sr. Demonstrations
Rabbit Award—Best of Show, Best Opposite
Rabbit Award—Jr., Inter., Sr. Best Showman
Various Sponsors
Valley Wide Coop—Round Robin Contest—Boots
Western States Angus Auxiliary—Award (Top placing Angus)
(See Extension office for details on the Angus Award)
Idaho Cattlemen’s Association—Awards to top 4-H & FFA beef
exhibitors

Contests And Awards

Best Decorated Livestock Pen Awards
The Franklin County Livestock Committee will give a cash award to
the 4-H club or FFA chapter in Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine, Market
Goat and Bucket Calf who keeps their animal pens clean and
decorated. The pens will be judged on cleanliness and originality in
decorations. Awards will only be given if earned.
1st place—$40.00 2nd place—$30.00 3rd place—$20.00

Best Secretary’s Book and Record Sheet Story
Cash and other prizes are available for the best Secretary Book and
best Record Sheet story in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior
Division.

Demonstration Contest

The Demonstration Contest will be held on Wednesday, August 5 th .
All 4-H members who completed a 4-H project this year are eligible
to participate. Contact the Extension office for contest guidelines
and to register.

Dutch Oven Contest

The Dutch Oven Contest will be held on Friday, August 14 th , at 9:00
a.m. Contact the Extension office for contest guidelines. All 4-H
members who complete a Dutch oven project this year are eligible
to participate. Additionally, any 4-H member who has been enrolled
in a Dutch Oven project in the past and is currently enrolled in 4-H is
eligible. This year members will make a BREAD.
State Fair Contests
Demonstrations and Style Revue

4-H members who participated in these county contests and
received a blue ribbon are eligible to participate at the Eastern
Idaho State Fair. Members must let the Extension office know by
August 24 th if they plan on participating in the state contest.
Members will need to pay a $5.00 fee to register.
Style Revue
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Place: Robinson Building, Preston
Time: 7:00 p.m.—Public is invited

Participants will be judged on stage presence, modeling and fit of
garment. All sewing, knitted and crocheted projects must be a
garment that can be modeled. Clothing record sheets must be
turned in along with Style Revue descriptions, Monday, August 3 rd .
Style Revue Garments will be checked in after the Style Revue in the
4-H Building. Junior Division – Age 8-10, Intermediate Division -11-
13, and Senior Division – Age 14-18. Late entries will be charged a
$10.00 late fee and their name may not appear in the program.

PROJECTS TO EXHIBIT

Posters and Displays: Posters and displays must be regulation
sizes: Posters (8 1/2” x 11”), Displays—Three dimensional (12” x
12” x 16”). Record sheets must be in resealable (Ziplock) bags. Put
posters in a separate resealable plastic bag.
Art
 Performing Arts
 Cowboy Poetry
 Visual Arts
 Get Started in Art
 Handwork from our Heritage
 Latino Cultural Arts
 Leathercraft
 Portfolio Pathways
 Photography
 Sketchbook Crossroads
 Public Speaking
 Express Yourself

Careers
 Build your Future
Child Development
 Growing on My Own
 Growing with Others
 Growing in Communities
Citizenship
 Know Your Government
 Exploring Citizenship – National Focus
Clothing
Labeling Instructions: Use a contrasting fabric piece, 1½” x 2 ½”.
Pink or finish edges. Label with the following information:

The public is invited to the
STYLE REVUE
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

at 7 p.m.

at the Robinson Building

The public is invited to the
STYLE REVUE
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
7:00 p.m.
Robinson Building

exhibitor’s name, age, project and county. Place the label by basting
or tacking the fabric label to the inside hemline at either side seam.
Stitch through one thickness. Hang all clothing on hangers and place
record sheet in a resealable (Ziplock) bag.
 Sewing For Fun and Sew Wow
 Sewing Expressions (National 4-H curriculum)
 Under Construction (Level 1)
 Fashion Forward (Level 2)
 Refine Design (Level 3)
 STEAM Clothing Fundamental
 FUNdamentals (Level 1)
 Simply Sewing (Level 2)
 A Stitch Further (Level 3)
 Beyond the Needle

Consumer Education
 Consumer Savvy
Crochet
Dairy Cattle
Superintendent: Cody Traveller

The 4-H/FFA dairy cattle show will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday,
August 14 th .
The Jr. Dairy show combines FFA and 4-H youth.
Age is set by age as of January 1st of current year.
Superintendent may combine fitting and showing classes at their
discretion, depending on size of classes. Quality may be run by
classes, with FFA and 4-H exhibitors showing together by class list.
Fitting and Showing to be run in three divisions:
Class 1. 4-H Junior (8-10 years) Must be 8 years old as of Dec. 31,
2019.
Class 2. 4-H Intermediate (11-13 years)
Class 3. Senior (4-H members 14-18 years & FFA members)

Exhibits need to be at the fairgrounds on Wednesday night by 5:00
p.m.

Quality
Class 4. Spring Heifer Calf – Born on or after Mar. 1, 2020
Class 5. Winter Heifer Calf – Born Dec. 1, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020
Class 6. Fall Heifer Calf – Born Sept. 1, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019
Class 7. Summer Yearling Heifer – Born Jun. 1, 2019 – Aug. 31, 2019

Class 8. Spring Yearling Heifer – Born Mar. 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019
Class 9. Winter Yearling Heifer – Born Dec. 1, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019
Class 10. Fall Yearling Heifer – Born Sept. 1, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018
Class 11. Junior Champion & Reserve Junior Champion Female
Class 12. Junior Best 3 Females – Group of three junior females
from heifer classes, all to have been bred and at least
two must be owned by the exhibitor.
Class 13. Dry Cows – All Dry Cows
Class 14. Jr. 2 Year Old Cow – Born Mar. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2018
Class 15. Sr. 2 Year Old Cow – Born Sept. 1, 2017 – Feb. 28, 2018
Class 16. Jr. 3 Year Old Cow – Born Mar. 1, 2017 – Aug. 31, 2017
Class 17. Sr. 3 Year Old Cow – Born Sept. 1 2016 – Feb. 28, 2017
Class 18. Intermediate Champion & Reserve Intermediate Champion
Class 19. 4 Year Old Cow – Born Sept. 1, 2015 – Aug. 31, 2016
Class 20. 5 Year Old Cow – Born Sept. 1, 2014 – Aug. 31, 2015
Class 21. Aged Cow – Born Before Sept. 1, 2014
Class 22. 125,000 lb. class (Proof required)
Class 23. Senior Champion & Reserve Senior Champion
Class 24. Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion
Class 25. Supreme Champion
Class 26. Best 3 Females – Group to consist three females at any
age. All three animals must be bred by the exhibitor all
or in part, and at least two must be owned by the exhibitor
all or in part. At least two of the three animals must
be milking females, one may be any age.
Class 27. Produce of Dam – Two females, any age, and the produce
of one cow. Animals need not be owned by the same
exhibitor.
Class 28. Dam and Daughter – Two animals, a dam and daughter.
Animals need not be owned by the same exhibitor.
Project record book required with exhibit. Include all cattle you
wish to exhibit in record book.
Dairy Goats
Superintendent: Cody Traveller
The 4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Friday,
August 14 th .
Age is set by age as of January 1st of current year.
The Jr. Dairy Goat show combines FFA and 4-H youth
Fitting and Showing to be run in three divisions:
Class 1. 4-H Junior (8-10 years) Must be 8 years old as of
December 31, 2019.
Class 2. 4-H Intermediate (11-13 years)
Class 3. Senior (4-H members 14-18 years & FFA members)

Quality
Class 4. Junior Kid (0-6 month)
Class 5. Senior Kid (7-12 month)
Class 6. Yearling Doe – (not in milk, 13-24 months)
Class 7. Yearling Milker
Class 8. Junior Champion
Class 9. Two Years and under 4 Years – in milk
Class 10. 4 Years & over
Class 11. Billy (0-12 month)
Class 12. Senior Champion
Class 13. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion
Project online record book required with exhibit. Include all cattle
you wish to exhibit in record book.
Dogs

Ecology
Entrepreneurship
Finance
 Elementary Financial Management
 My Financial Future
 High School Financial Planning Program
 Financial Champions
Foods
Exhibit must meet regulation size. Place food (4 items per plate) in a
resealable bag with the recipe under the paper plate. Recipe must
accompany food. Do not exhibit any vegetables or garnishes. A
poster can be exhibited at the Eastern Idaho State Fair without
duplicating the food item. Record sheets should be in a resealable
plastic bag. Food must be in a separate resealable plastic bag and
sealed to avoid earwigs and other bugs. Note: For food items,
either a poster (8 1/2” x 11”) or a food item may be submitted.
 Cooking and Nutrition
 Baking
 Cake Decorating

 Cooking
 Dutch Oven Cooking
 Food Preservation
 Drying
 Boiling Water Canning
 Freezing
 Pressure Canning
 Food Science
 Science Fun with Dairy Foods
 What’s on Your Plate?

Forestry

Gardening

Geology
Handwork from our Heritage

Health
 Keeping Healthy
 Keeping Fit and Healthy
 Choose Health: Food, Fun & Fitness
 Up for the Challenge
 Bicycle

Horse
Horse Show: Monday, August 10, 2020—8:00 a.m.
Pre-registration for the show must be done through the Extension
office by Monday, August 3 rd . Late entries will not be accepted.
Showmanship—Division 1:
Class 1 Senior Halter Showmanship
Class 2 Intermediate Halter Showmanship
Class 3 Junior Halter Showmanship
Performance—Division 2:

4-H Dog Show
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

4:00 p.m.
at the Fair Shelter

Class 4 Senior Bareback Equitation
Class 5 Intermediate Bareback Equitation
Class 6 Junior Bareback Equitation
Class 7 Pony Bareback Equitation
Class 8 Walk-Trot Bareback Equitation (county only, not state
eligible)
Class 9 Senior Western Equitation
Class 10 Intermediate Western Equitation
Class 11 Junior Western Equitation
Class 12 Pony Western Equitation
Class 13 Snaffle / Hackamore Western Equitation (county only, not
state eligible)
Class 14 Walk-Trot Western Equitation (first year only)
Class 15 Walk-Trot Western Equitation (second year only, county
only, not state eligible)
Class 16 Two Hand Western Equitation (county only, not state
eligible)
Class 17 Western Horsemanship (Junior, Intermediate and Senior)
Class 18 Western Reining (Intermediate and Senior)
Class 19 Snaffle Bit / Hackamore Training (2-4 year old horse)
First Year Horse
Class 20 Snaffle Bit / Hackamore Training (2-4 year old horse)
Second/Third Year Horse
Class 21 Trail Horse (Junior, Intermediate and Senior)
Individuals participating in classes 14 and /or 15 and/or 16 may
also participate in class 8 and class 21 but no other performance
class. Individuals may participate in only one bareback class.
*********Horse Rules**********

1. No 4-H horse member may show unless they are enrolled in a
bona fide 4-H horse project or FFA chapter in Franklin County.

2. Class divisions for Franklin County will be:
Junior 8-10 years old (8 years old as of December 31, 2019)
Intermediate 11-13 years old as of January 1, 2020
Senior 14-18 years old as of January 1, 2020 or in the 12th grade.
*An 8-year-old turning 9 during the current year is eligible to
show.

3. 4-H exhibitors and parents will act as ladies and gentlemen at all
times. Politeness is mandatory. Exhibitors will keep their horse
under control at all times. NO exceptions.

4. To be eligible for either the 4-H Horse Show or Sho-Deo,

members must have a record book entered (See Rule 23). To be
eligible to participate in the Sho-Deo, members must show in at
least one (1) class in the county fair horse show or working ranch
horse show.

5. 4-H members may use more than one horse as long as a
supplement form is completed for each additional horse the 4-H
member is entering. No horse/pony may be shown by more than
one exhibitor in any one class. No exhibitor may show more than
one horse/pony in any one class.

6. Only stallions born after January 1 of the current year may be
shown.

7. Ponies 13.2 hands and under must show in the pony classes.
Ponies 13.2—14.2 hands may show in either the horse or pony
classes, but not both.

8. Multiple rings shall be used as needed. Classes may not be held in
order, so exhibitors must be ready and on call for each class.

9. Plain, long-sleeved western white shirt with a collar, blue jeans,
and western boots with heel (slip on with hard soles are
recommended for safety) will be the only acceptable attire. A
4-H patch needs to be placed on the left shirt sleeve. Patches will
be available to purchase at the Extension office. All 4-H and FFA
members participating in any 4-H equestrian activity must wear an
ASTM-SEI approved equestrian helmet whenever mounted on an
equine, or are in a vehicle (cart, wagon, buggy, etc.) being pulled by
an equine. Leaders and parents are also encouraged to wear
helmets.

10. Spurs are permissible but must be dull with free moving rowels
or bumper style. Spurs are allowed in all classes except halter
showmanship. No tie-downs, side-pulls, quirts or bats are
allowed.

11. There will be no chains used over the horse’s nose, only
under the chin in Halter Showmanship classes.

12. The judge’s decision is final in all class placings.

13. If a horse is a known kicker, it must wear a yellow ribbon on the
tail head at all 4-H events.
2020 Franklin County
4-H SHO-DEO
Monday, August 10, 2020
Franklin County Fairgrounds

6:00 p.m.
Admission:

$2.00 – Adult $1.00 – 12 and under

$5.00 – Family Pass
COME HAVE FUN WITH US!
14. Horses must be shown in performance classes with a
standard western bit and either romal or split reins. Snaffle
bits/hackamores must be used in the snaffle bit/hackamore training
classes. Leather curb straps and curb chains must be flat and at
least 1/2 inch in width. No bridals with a nose band may be used.
(See Extension Office for further details.)

15. Snaffle bit/hackamore classes will be for horses four (4) years
old or under, and in the 1st or 2nd/3rd year of training. Youth must
be the primary trainer of their own horse/pony. Horses/ponies are
not eligible to enter any other riding events, except Working Ranch
Horse. Horses are not to have been ridden or shown in a bit, other
than a snaffle bit or hackamore. Horses must be ridden with two
hands on reins. Bridles with loose ring, D ring, or egg butt snaffle or
hackamore are the only ones permitted to be used in the class. A
hackamore can only be used with a rawhide braid or leather braid,
or rope bosal. Snaffle bits must not have shanks.
16. Use of behavior modifying drugs is prohibited. A veterinarian
may be on the grounds investigating alleged violations. Suspicion of
drug use will be investigated by the Show Committee. A test may be
required, and the exhibitor disqualified.

17. Play day entry fees not turned in by the deadline will be charged
a $5.00 late fee.

18. County Fair Horse Show entry forms and record books must be
turned in/e-mailed to the Franklin County Extension office by
Monday, August 3 rd , by 5:00 p.m. No late entries will be accepted.

19. 4-H projects will be judged on the Danish system. Ribbons will
be given for all classes. Payments will be made for one class in
showmanship and one class in performance at the County Fair 4-H
Horse Show.
20. Exhibitors wishing to exercise their horses may ride in the warm-
up arena. No horses shall be ridden in the parking area, by the
livestock sheds, or between the grand stands and the
livestock/rabbit sheds. Exhibitors not complying with this rule may
be dismissed from further competition by the show committee.

21. Eastern Idaho State Fair participants: Showmanship classes
(Junior, Intermediate and Senior) will be limited to one entry per
age division from each qualifying county show. Contestants in all
classes will be county blue ribbon winners. Each county will be
allowed to send two (2) entries in each performance class, except
Western Reining and Western Horsemanship. In addition, one entry
will be allowed for each ten (10) contestants participating in that
class at the county horse show. (1-10=2, 11-20=3) The Western
Reining and Western Horsemanship classes allow one entry per
every 10 contestants. Exhibitors qualifying for both Western
Reining and Western Horsemanship may enter only one.

22. Good showmanship shall prevail at all times. Unnecessary
roughness, abuse of horse, or animals that pose a danger to others
may result in dismissal of the 4-H exhibitor from further
competition. The judge shall advise ring steward to dismiss
violators.
23. Record Books: 4-H members are required to submit their record
book (online and email for review) by Monday, August 3 rd to the
species superintendent.
Working Ranch Horse
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.
Pre-registration for the show must be done through the Extension
office by Monday, August 3 rd . No late entries will be accepted.
Working Ranch Horse Classes:
Dummy Roping (Unit 1)
Ranch Roping (Unit 2)
Ranch Roping (Unit 3)
Stationing (Unit 1)
Stationing (Unit 2)
Stationing (Unit 3)
Team Sorting (Unit 1, 2, or 3)

Working Ranch Rules Will Follow the Eastern Idaho State Fair
Rules.

Market Animal Show Classes
Wednesday, August 12
Show Order

The lamb show will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the indoor arena.
The goat show will be begin at 2:00 p.m. in the indoor arena.

Wash order at Washing Rack
Lambs – 1 st
Meat Goats – 2 nd
Market Animal Show Classes
Thursday, August 13
Show Order

The show will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the indoor arena, beginning with
swine, followed by beef that will not start before 11:00 a.m. After
the beef quality classes there will be a lunch break. Following lunch,
the bucket calf show will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the indoor arena.

Wash Order at Washing Rack

Beef – 1 st
Bucket Calves – 2 nd
4-H/FFA Beef
Superintendent – Mark Schumann
Committee Members – Richard Ward, Simeon Moedl,

Alan Atkinson
Market Animal Fitting & Showing
Market Animal Quality

4-H/FFA Lamb
Superintendent – Clark Christensen
Committee Members – Ryon Wade & Tyler Sorensen
Market Animal Fitting & Showing
Market Animal Quality
Pee-Wee Show

4-H/FFA Swine
Superintendent – Ashley Seamons

Committee Members – Sam Stone, John Pearce & Todd Parker
Market Animal Fitting & Showing
Market Animal Quality
Pee-Wee Show

4-H/FFA Market Goat
Superintendent – Clark Christensen
Committee Members – Ryon Wade & Tyler Sorensen
Market Animal Fitting & Showing
Market Animal Quality

4-H Bucket Calf
Superintendent – Alan Atkinson
Committee Member – Simeon Moedl

Bucket Calf Fitting & Showing
Bucket Calf Quality
Classes may be divided at the discretion of the superintendent.
There will be a Fitting & Showing class and a quality class.
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place showmen will be designated for Round
Robin participation. No formal prizes will be awarded.
*********Market Animal Rules**********
Franklin County 4-H & FFA Market Animal Sale

 

The annual 4-H/FFA Market Animal Sale will be held on Friday,
August 14 th , in the livestock auction arena at the Franklin County
Fairgrounds at 4:30 p.m. Preregistration for buyers will begin at 3:30
p.m. at the south end of the sale table
1. To be eligible to sell an animal at the Market Animal Sale,
members of 4-H clubs and FFA chapters of Franklin County MUST
reside in Franklin County for six months prior to the fair. The
market animal must be housed in Franklin County after the
beginning weigh-in.
2. There is to be NO DRUG USE in market animals; this includes
tranquilizers. If antibiotics are needed, they should be used
according to label directions. Any antibiotic use must be recorded
in the record book. Animals may be inspected for drugs. Exhibitors
are responsible for ensuring that all drugs administered to any
market animal meet the withdrawal period prior to sale day. Sale
animals and carcasses found to have recent injection sites and/or to
have violated medical withdrawal times will be investigated, and if
condemned, will result in forfeiture of sale check by seller. All
market animals sold will remain the responsibility of the seller until
passed by the USDA inspector for edible consumption.
Steer… grade Select or better
Swine…U.S. No. 1 or 2

Lamb… Grade Choice minus or better
Lambs and meat goats must follow national scrapies laws.
CARE OF ALL LIVESTOCK ANIMALS WILL BE CONSISTENT WITH
PRODUCTION PRACTICES AND ACCEPTED STANDARDS.
EXHIBITORS MUST OBSERVE WITHDRAWAL PERIODS AND BE
AWARE OF PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH OFF-LABEL USE OF
ALL DRUGS.

3. Each 4-H/FFA member whose animal does not make weight is
encouraged to show their animal in the fitting and showing class
and turn in a completed record book. This will complete their
project and make members eligible for boost money.

4. Each 4-H/FFA member who wishes to participate in the Market
Animal Sale is required to show his/her animal in the Fitting and
Showing Class and Quality Class and be present to sell his/her
animal at the Market Animal Sale. In the event an animal dies, the
member should contact the Extension Office to determine what is
required to finish the project.
5. 4-H/FFA members must wear a plain white button-up shirt with
a collar and a 4-H patch on the left shoulder or an FFA jacket and
nice jeans or slacks at the Shows and Sale. Patches will be available
for purchase at weigh-ins and at the Extension Office. NO shorts or
tank tops will be allowed.

6. Record Books: 4-H members are required to submit their record
book (online and email for review) by Friday, August 28 th to the
species superintendent. No sale money will be awarded unless
they are submitted online AND emailed to the species
superintendent.
7. A member may only sell one market animal, whether steer,
swine, lamb, meat goat or bucket calf at the Franklin County Fair.
Members need to declare what animal they are selling 2 hours after
the last quality class of the day. The grand and reserve champions
ARE REQUIRED to sell and will be sold first. In the event a member
wins grand or reserve champion in multiple species, that member
must select which animal to sell. Their other champion
animals will be recognized during the sale but will not be allowed to
sell.
8. Members may show/sell an animal until the calendar year in
which they turn nineteen.
9. Each 4-H/FFA member is required to have a brand inspection slip
or bill of sale for each beef animal (including bucket calves) at the
beginning and final weigh-in. The Extension Office will hold the

brand inspections at the final weigh-in until the Market Animal Sale
or termination of the project.
10. All steers must be secured with a substantial halter and rope in
assigned stalls. No pens will be available for steers. Other market
animals will be assigned pens by club and chapter at the fair. Clubs
and chapters are encouraged to decorate their area.
11. Exhibitors are to furnish their own feed. All animals must be
clean and well groomed. Members and their parents are
responsible for cleaning in and around the stall area, as well as
exhibiting and caring for their animals until they are removed from
the fairgrounds. Stalls must be kept clean and livestock must have
sufficient food and water provided at all times. Animals will be
loaded Sunday morning. Members are responsible for cleaning out
their stalls before Monday, August 17 th at 9:00 p.m.
Violation of Rule 11 will result in a $30.00 fine for each occurrence
and will be withheld from livestock checks.
12. No one will be allowed into the stall area to clean until after
8:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 16 th or upon species superintendent
approval. NO EXCEPTIONS!
13. Leaders responsibilities:
A. Assist with club and fair activities.
B. Assure that record books are completed and returned to
Extension Office by the Friday following the sale.
C. Make sure club members have cleaned stalls/pen after
animals are removed from fairgrounds.
D. Make sure thank you notes to buyers are written and taken
to the Extension Office with postage for verification. The
thank you notes will be sent from the Extension Office.

14. ENTRY WEIGH-IN
Yearly 4-H enrollment fees will be paid by members prior to entry
weigh-ins. There will be a $7.00 fee per animal, charged at each
species beginning weigh-in. There will be an additional fee for
record books and manuals. Leader and member enrollments are
due as soon as possible but no later than July 1 of the current year.
Unless the Extension Office has your enrollments, you are not
considered a 4-H club or member and are not covered by 4-H for
liability purposes. 4-H members are required to attend a minimum
of 6 hours of club instruction.
Steers should be born after January 1 of the preceding year. No
older animal can be entered.

In 2014, the Livestock Committee passed a requirement that steers
weigh-in under 1000 lbs. at the beginning weigh-in.

For safety reasons, it is strongly recommended that all steers be
halter broken at the beginning weigh-in.
Only one spare animal per individual can be weighed in. Spare
animals may be used by immediate family members only.

15. For those planning to have a lamb project, we ask that you try
to find a lamb with at least a ¾ inch tail, so buyers will not have to
deal with the possible problems that can arise due to short tails.
SUGGESTED WEIGHT AT ENTRY WEIGH-IN:
Steer……675 lbs. to 850 lbs. (maximum weight 1000 lbs.)

Swine….60 lbs. to 80 lbs.

Lamb……80 lbs. to 90 lbs. Not to exceed 90 lbs.
Meat Goat…45 lbs. to 50 lbs.
STANDARD FEEDING PERIODS
Steer….159 days
Swine…117 days
Lamb….68 days
Meat Goat….68 days

Each member must indicate which animal is his/hers at weigh-in. All
animals must be tattooed and ear-tagged at entry weigh-in.

16. FINAL WEIGH-IN
Weight eligibility will be established at final weigh-in on Tuesday of
the Fair. Lambs must be slick sheared, dry and un-blanketed at
weigh-in. Pigs, steers, meat goats and bucket calves must also be
clean. One re-weigh may be done immediately before being taken
back to the pen. Tattoos may be checked with a light on the evening
of weigh-in by the livestock committee.

The Market Animal Committee reserves the right to limit the
number of animals in the sale. White ribbon animals will not sell.
Weight Limits on the scale:
Steer—min. weight of 1070 lbs.
max. weight of 1300 lbs. is recommended
Swine—min. weight of 220 lbs.
max. weight of 285 lbs. is recommended
Lamb—min. weight of 107 lbs.

max. weight of 140 lbs. is recommended
Meat Goat—min. weight of 60 lbs.

17. Floor price for each division will be established before the sale
according to bids received by the Market Animal Committee. A
commission fee of $18.00 will be deducted from the sale price of
each animal to enable the Market Animal Committee to pay for sale
expenses. A brand inspection fee will be deducted from beef and
bucket calf checks if necessary.

18. Livestock checks not cashed after 90 days from issue will be
voided.

19. All entries are accepted with the understanding that neither the
Fair Board nor the livestock committee shall be held responsible for
any damage or loss that may occur to personal property or livestock
on exhibit or for sale. Checks will be distributed at the awards open
house in September.
Any deviation from the rules will be referred to the livestock
superintendent and committee.

*********Bucket Calf Rules**********

1. Exhibitors must be currently enrolled in 4-H and turn 9 years old
within the calendar year. Exhibitors cannot turn 13 in the current
calendar year.
2. Calves must be born after March 1, 2020 and before April 18,
2020.
3. The 4-H’er must own the calf by April 18, 2020.
4. One spare animal per individual may be weighed in on April 18 th .
Beginning weight shall not be more than 175 lbs. Only one animal
may be sold, whether it be beef, bucket calf, swine, meat goat or
lamb.
5. A bucket calf is a Holstein steer and must be weaned from its
mother and off milk by final weigh in. This will be the only
acceptable breed.
6. No bulls will be accepted at final weigh-in.
7. Exhibitor may show only one bucket calf during the Fair.

8. This is considered a beef project; beef breed showmanship will be
used.
9. Each 4-H member is required to complete their project in order to
sell their animal.
10. Exhibitor must wear a plain white button up shirt with a collar
and a 4-H patch on the left shoulder and nice jeans or slacks at the
show. Patches will be available to purchase at the weigh-in or at the
Extension office. Shorts or tank tops will NOT be allowed.
11. Exhibitors may elect to keep or sell the calf. Your decision to
sell or retain the calf must be given to the committee at final
weigh-in. The Grand and Reserve Champion ARE REQUIRED to be
sold in the livestock auction.
12. Members must have a bill of sale or brand inspection with them
on the day of the final weigh-in.
13. The project terminates on Monday when the calf has been
picked up by the buyer, you have cleaned your stall and it has been
checked off by a committee member.
14. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place showmen will be designated for
Round Robin Participation.
15. Record Books: 4-H members are required to submit their record
book (online and email for review) by Friday, August 28 th to the
species superintendent. No sale money will be awarded unless
they are submitted online AND emailed to the species
superintendent.
16. All entries are accepted with the understanding that neither
the fair board nor the livestock committee shall be held
responsible for any damage or loss that may occur to personal
property or livestock on exhibit or for sale.
17. Exhibitors are to furnish their own feed. Stalls must be kept
clean and livestock must have sufficient food and water provided at
all times. Members are responsible for cleaning out their stalls
before Monday, August 17 th at 9:00 pm. Violation of this rule will
result in a $30.00 fine for each occurrence and will be withheld
from the member’s check.
18. No one will be allowed into the stall area to clean until all
animals have been removed from the fairgrounds, or upon
superintendent approval. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Pets
 Cats

 Dogs
 Pocket Pets
Public Speaking
 Express Yourself
Quilting
Rabbits
Check-in: Wednesday, August 12 th , 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
The Rabbit Show will be held on Wednesday, August 12 th , at 6 p.m.
in the indoor arena.
Recreation
 Cross-Country Skiing
 Outdoor Adventures (Hiking, Camping, Backpacking)
 Sport Fishing
Science and Technology
 Biological Sciences
 Entomology
 Veterinary Science
 Beekeeping
 Technology and Engineering
 Aerospace
 Bicycle
 Computer Science
 Electricity
 Geospatial Technologies
 Small Engines
 Wind Energy
 Woodworking
 Robotics
 Junk Drawer Robotics
 Tournament Track FLL
 Tournament Track FTC
 EV3 Robotics

Scrapbooks
Secretary Books

Shooting Sports
 Archery
 Hunting
 Muzzleloader/Black Powder
 Pistol
 Rifle
 Shotgun
Wildlife