Smith County Junior Livestock Show 2013 Show Rules

37TH ANNUAL SMITH COUNTY JUNIOR

LIVESTOCK SHOW AND EXPOSITION

APRIL 11 – 13, 2013

http://smith.agrilife.org/publications/scjls/  Click link for PDF File

GENERAL RULES

1. These rules apply and should be read by every exhibitor. The show reserves to its Board of Directors the right to construct its own rules and regulations and to determine all matters and differences in regard thereto.

2. All market animals become the sole property of the SCJLS upon check in/weigh in but remain the responsibility of the exhibitor(s) until loaded for final disposition.

3. In the open show, entries are open to all 4-H, FFA, and FCCLA members in good standing regardless of where they live. All exhibitors must be under the supervision of County Extension Agent, Ag. Science Teacher or FCCLA Teacher.  All exhibitors will show their own projects. For reasons other than House Bill 72, if an exhibitor is unable to show their project, only a member from 4-H, FFA, or FCCLA of the same club, who is passing, may show his/her project for the same club. Substitutions must be preapproved by the Superintendent prior to the beginning of the show (i.e. Medical/Family Emergency, school functions).

4. Any animal project is subject to drug testing.

5. All livestock in the Open Show must be registered and confirmed to the Breed Association regulation, except those showing in mixed breeds classes. Livestock may be shown when the registration papers are in a Farm or Ranch name if the papers include the exhibitor’s name. Farm, ranch, or family names only will not be included. Open Heifers must be owned by the Exhibitor by November 1, 2012. Proof of Ownership will be determined by date of sale listed on the animal’s papers.

6. All exhibits will abide by the guidelines in accordance with the Texas Animal Health Commission.

7. Any unruly, unfit, or diseased animals will not be allowed to show and will remain on the show premises for the floor sale.

8. The decision of the awarding judges will be final and no appeal shall be considered. Any exhibitor who shows disrespect to or attempts to interfere with the judges during their adjudications shall be promptly excluded from competition. No adult will be allowed in the show ring except the judges, clerks, superintendents, ring stewards, and ribbon/award presenters.

9. All animals must be shown when and in such order as the judges may require.

10. Superintendents will have full and complete charge of all livestock in their respective departments in accordance with the general rules. All animals will be judged on placing basis.

11. Exhibitors will be required to furnish, feed, water, and to attend to their own animals until dismissed by the Superintendent. Unattended animals will be excluded from the grounds and all premium money and awards will be forfeited.

12. The Smith County Junior Livestock Show and Scholarship Fund, Inc., its Board of Directors, and all supporting organizations will not be liable for any fire, theft, accident, etc. All concession rights have been reserved.

13. All grooming of animals must be done by the students, parents, family members, Ag. Science Teachers/extension agents of the same club/chapter being represented; but, in all instances the exhibitor should be present. No cattle trim chutes will be allowed on the show grounds.

14. There will be THREE showmanship classes.  A PeeWee class 8 years old and under. A Junior class for 8 years of age and in the 3rd Grade and under 14 as January 1, 2013, and a Senior class for those 14 and over as of January 1, 2013. To be eligible for Showmanship, the exhibitor must have shown the animal at the current year’s show.

15. Exhibitors will be required to clean all trash or debris from their stall area at all times during the show and before being dismissed.

16. No force feeding or force watering of animals will be allowed.

17. No Breeding, Shop, or Home Economics projects are to be removed before approved times.

18. Any animal project is subject to inspection at owner’s pens anytime after validation.

19. Fraternization with judges is strictly prohibited before, during, and after the show by managers, parents, contestants, or any representative thereof.

20. All protests must be presented in writing to the Superintendent of the division. Protests will be submitted within one hour of completion of the last market division show, Friday, April 12, 2013. The protest must be submitted by student and advisor. If the grievance is unresolved, the superintendent will present the protest to the Board of Directors with a non-refundable $100. The decision of the Board of Directors will be final.

21. Violation of any rule will result in the inability to show animals/projects.

22. These rules cannot be altered or interpreted except by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

 

GENERAL RULES FOR MARKET PROJECTS

 

1.  All exhibitors must be bona fide 4-H, FCCLA, or FFA/Junior FFA members between the age of eight and in the third grade and nineteen years of age not yet graduated from high school from the following districts: Arp, Bullard, Chapel Hill, Lindale, Troup, Tyler, Whitehouse, Winona, and any private/home-school in Smith County.

2. The Smith County Junior Livestock Show and Scholarship Fund, Inc. will comply with all requirements of H.B. 72 concerning eligibility for participation in extracurricular activities. Failure of a student to comply with this requirement will result in disqualification from participating in any part of the Smith County Junior Livestock Show and Scholarship Fund, Inc. Scholastic ineligibility by school prohibits participation by students or animal.

3. No student/exhibitor may approach a buyer during the sale for ANY REASON EXCEPT TO THANK THEM FOR PURCHASING THEIR PROJECT.

4. Any unruly or unfit animals and those that cannot meet the weight requirements within each division will be sifted. Exhibitors will be required to furnish feed and to attend to their animals. Unattended animals will be excluded from the grounds and all premiums and awards forfeited.

5. All animals must be in one-family ownership at validation date and must be in single owner’s name at final weigh-in.

6. All market animals must be tagged at time of validation and remain tagged through distribution. If tag is lost, notify the appropriate superintendent who may re-tag the animal. Any animal with an altered tag will be disqualified unless a re-tag was approved by the Division Superintendent. Validation will not be complete unless money, signed ethics form and W-9 accompany the entry form. No faxed entry forms will be accepted for any entries. Animals validated for state livestock shows will also be accepted for county along with paid entry fee.

7. Exhibitors will be limited to the sale of two lots.

8. An 8% commission on all projects will be deducted from checks of projects floored or sold at auction. Only Grand and Reserve Grand pictures will be bought for the buyers. If exhibitors want additional pictures, they will make arrangements with the photographer to pay for them. Also, when necessary, additional money will be deducted from checks to compensate for animal shrink.

9. Animal disposition options at sale are as follows: (Buyers Options on Animals Purchased)

  • I will take home the animal that I have purchased.
  • I want my purchase processed at: ______________________
  • I will donate the market animal project back to the SCJLS scholarship fund.
  • I will take the floor amount as a credit to my bill, giving up my ownership of the purchase.

10. Any drugs administered on or to animals must be used in strict accordance with label recommendations. Improper use of any drugs on animals is not condoned and disciplinary action, including the forfeiture of sale money, will be sought against any participants who may be involved in such activity.

11. Record books are optional. In order to compete for the record book awards, contact your Ag. Science Teacher, FCCLA Teacher, or County Extension Agent for copies of the record forms. Records should be turned in to the division Superintendent at time of weigh-in.

12. The Smith County Junior Livestock Show and Scholarship Fund, Inc. is a terminal show and sale for all market animals. NO EXHIBITOR WILL BE ALLOWED TO REMOVE ANY MARKET ANIMAL FROM THE SHOW PREMISES.

13. Check-in and weigh-in for ALL market animals will be on Thursday, April 11, 2012. Division Superintendents will have full and complete charge of all animals in their department.

SEE SHOW SCHEDULE FOR TIMES.

14. Saturday immediately following the sale will be clean up at the show grounds. ALL EXHIBITORS ARE REQUIRED TO BE PRESENT AT CLEANUP! Also each exhibitor or a representative of that exhibitor will be required to load out their animal. The penalty for not doing this shall be a $100 fine which will be deducted from the Exhibitors check.

15. Within each market animal division, the Board of Directors will determine the number of lots sold.

16. The sale order will be as follows:

1)      Grand Champion Steer

2)      Grand Champion Hog

3)      Grand Champion Lamb

4)      Grand Champion Goat

5)      Grand Champion Rabbits

6)      Grand Champion Broiler

7)      Grand Champion Roaster

8)      Grand Champion Shop Project

9)      Grand Champion Horticulture Project

10)  Grand Champion  Food

11)  Grand Champion  Arts/Craft

12)  Grand Champion Clothing

13)  Reserve Champion Steer

14)  Reserve Champion Hog

15)  Reserve Champion Lamb

16)  Reserve Champion Goat

17)  Reserve Champion Rabbits

18)  Reserve Champion Broiler

19)  Reserve Champion Roaster

20)  Reserve Champion Shop Projects

21)  Reserve Champion Horticulture Project

22)  Reserve Champion Food

23)  Reserve Champion Arts/Crafts

24)  Reserve Champion Clothing

Balance of projects will be alternatively sold. The judge of the event will determine the sale order in each division.

17. All exhibits will abide by the guidelines in accordance with the Texas Animal Health Commission.

18. No project that accepts premium money from any other county, school, or premium show or sale shall be eligible for the Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

19. Any exhibitor’s project that has received money within a 12 month period from a premium show/sale, or any other market livestock show is ineligible to participate in the Market Division at the Smith County Junior Livestock Show. If he/she does, all monies will be forfeited to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show Scholarship Fund.

20. All exhibitors must be present at judging time and at the auction if their project makes the sale. No substitute exhibitors will be allowed in the sale. If an emergency arises, the Division Superintendent needs to be contacted.

21. No unethical fitting of animals will be allowed (i.e. stomach pumping, airing, physical

alterations, etc.).

22. Each exhibitor will be required to turn in their Quality Counts number on their entry form proving they have taken and passed the exam for their appropriate age group. There will be a training offered sometime prior to when entries are due for anybody wishing to participate. For more information please contact your County Extension Agent or Ag Teacher.

23. Any violation of rules by exhibitor or anyone associated with exhibitor will result in exhibitor not showing and market animals being sold for floor price.

 

MARKET STEER DIVISION

Superintendent: Lonnie Layne

 

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. Exhibitors may enter more than one steer, however only two maybe shown and only ONE entry can be sold in the sale.

3. All steers will be presented for validation at the East Texas State Fair Grounds. A nonrefundable entry fee of $15.00 per animal validated will be due upon validation and payable to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

4. All steers will be tagged. Tags must remain in place through delivery. All steers must be slick-shorn (1/4 inch) except tail.

5. Classes will be determined by the Division Superintendent after weigh-in.

6. Steers must be dehorned, halter broken, slick – shorn (1/4 inch) and able to be led into the ring on show date.

7. Steers will be weighed prior to show. A minimum of 850 pounds will be required.

8. The judge will determine the sale order after Grand and Reserve Champions have been selected.

 

MARKET SWINE DIVISION

Superintendent: Clint Walker

 

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. ONLY BARROWS will be shown. Exhibitors may enter more than one barrow; they may show two head, but only a maximum of ONE head can be sold in the sale.

3. Barrows must be owned and on feed by validation date. Validation dates will be at the East Texas State Fair Grounds. A non-refundable entry fee of $15.00 per animal validated will be due upon validation and payable to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

4. Barrows at weigh-in will have a tolerance weight of +or- ten pounds. Weight will be a minimum of 200 pounds and no more than 270 pounds. Classes will be determined by the Division Superintendent after weigh-in.

5. All barrows will be tagged at validation. No SNARE will be allowed in show barn. Excessive use of whips will result in the exhibitor being excused from the show ring after the first warning.

 

MARKET LAMB DIVISION

Superintendent: Dawn Holston

                                                Ass’t Superintendent: Cynthia Johnson

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. Exhibitors may enter more than one lamb. Two may be shown, but a maximum of ONE entry can be sold.

3. ONLY WETHERS will be allowed.

4. Lambs must be owned and on feed by validation date. Validation will be at the East Texas State Fair Grounds. A non-refundable entry fee of $15.00 per animal validated will be due upon validation and payable to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

5. Lambs at weigh-in will have to weigh a minimum of 85 pounds. Classes will be determined by the Division Superintendent after weigh-in.

6. All lambs must be tagged at validation.

7. All lambs must be slick-sheared within two weeks prior to weigh-in.

MARKET GOAT DIVISION

Superintendent: Dawn Holston

                                             Ass’t Superintendent: Cynthia Johnson

 

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. Exhibitors may enter up to two WETHER goats each, but only ONE entry can be sold in the sale.

3. Goats must be owned and on feed by validation date. Validation will be at the East Texas State Fair Grounds. A non-refundable entry fee of $15.00 per animal validated will be due at validation and is payable to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

4. Wether goats will have to weigh a minimum of 60 pounds at weigh in. Classes will be determined after the weigh-in.

5. Tipped-horned animals will be allowed to show (dime-sized or larger).

6. All goats must be tagged at validation.

7. All goats must be slick – sheared within two weeks prior to weigh-in.

 

MARKET RABBIT DIVISION

Superintendent: Sarah Hindman Bolt

Ass’t Superintendents: Evelyn Williams

 

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. Exhibitors may enter two meat pens, but only ONE can be sold in the sale.

3. A pen shall consist of 3 rabbits of the same breed, age, and weight (not more than 12 weeks old and 3-5 pounds each).

4. Rabbits must be owned and on feed by validation date and will be tattooed on validation date at the East Texas State Fair Grounds. A non-refundable entry fee of $15.00 per pen of rabbits validated will be due at validation and is payable to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

5. Rabbits will be weighed prior to show and must be tattooed in the left ear with assigned numbers (not letters).

6. Exhibitors must furnish their own feed. Feed and water must be placed in suitable containers.

 

ROASTER DIVISION

Superintendent: Willie Larrew

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. Exhibitors may enter two roasters, but only ONE entry can be sold in the sale.

3. Each entry shall consist of one bird of either sex.

4. Each roaster must have a wing band number that matches the recorded number for that exhibitor.

5. All chicks must be ordered through the Ag. Science Teacher, FCCLA Teacher, or County Agent; and payment made to Smith County Junior Livestock Show on the order date. The cost of the birds ($1.50/bird) plus a nonrefundable $15.00 entry fee per pen due on the same date the birds are ordered. Checks should be mailed to the:

Smith County Junior Livestock Show & Scholarship, Inc.

1517 West Front #116

Tyler, Texas 75702

FAX # : 903 – 590 – 2980

Phone #: 903 – 590 – 2984

 

6. Birds will be available for pick up at the Smith County Extension Office on the designated pick up day.

7. Each exhibitor must furnish his/her own feed. Feed and water must be placed in a suitable container.

 

BROILER DIVISION

Superintendent: Willie Larrew

 

 

1. All of the general rules and market rules apply to this division.

2. All chicks must be ordered through the Ag.Science Teacher, FCCLA Teacher, or County Agent. Each exhibitor must order a minimum of 25 broilers at cost ($1.50). Payment is to be made to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show on the date the birds are ordered. A $15.00 non-refundable entry fee per pen, with a maximum of two pens, is due on the order date. Checks should be mailed to:

 

Smith County Junior Livestock Show & Scholarship Fund, Inc.

1517 West Front #116

Tyler, Texas 75702

FAX # : 903 – 590 – 2980

Phone #: 903 – 590 – 2984

3. Birds will be available for pick up at the Smith County Extension Office on the designated pick up day.

4. Exhibitors may enter two pens, but only ONE entry can be sold in the sale.

5. A pen shall consist of three (3) birds of either sex.

6. Each bird must have a wing band number that matches the recorded numbers for that exhibitor.

7. Each exhibitor must furnish his/her own feed. Feed and water must be placed in a suitable container.

 

SHOP DIVISION

Superintendent: Charles Parmley

Ass’t Superintendent: Eric Lowry

 

1. All items are to be made under the Ag. Science Teachers or 4-H Leader’s supervision.

2. All projects must be constructed or repaired since the prior year’s sale.

3. All items will be displayed at the East Texas State Fair Grounds.

4. All projects must be accompanied by a bill of materials and plans. Pictures of construction are optional.

6. Entries must be in place by designated time.

7. Projects will be divided into two divisions:

(a) Market – Projects to be sold

(b) Open – Projects which will not be sold.

*****THERE WILL BE NO SWITCHING DIVISIONS AFTER VALIDATION DATE!!

8. Sale order will be determined by Grand Champion, and then Reserves based on points until all slots are filled. This will be at the discretion of the judge.

9. There will be a Grand and Reserve Champion High Point Award given to the schools or clubs accumulating the greatest number of points.

 

Projects will be judged on:

Construction time and article value — 50 points

Workmanship — 40 points

Sound structural design and balance — 30 points

Practical utility — 20 points

Originality of design — 10 points

PROJECT SHOW CLASSES:

Class 1: Livestock Equipment (squeeze chutes, feeders, mineral boxes, headgates, etc)

Class 2: Farm Equipment (mowers, shredders, packers, hay forks, fertilizer distributors, gates, etc.)

Class 3: Recreational Projects (yard tables, swings, BBQ sets, etc.)

Class 4: Woodworking Projects (bookshelves, lamps, tool boxes, show boxes, gun cabinets, chairs, etc.)

Class 5: Farm Electrical Conveniences (brooders, elevators, conveyors, etc.)

Class 6: Trailers –Implement

Class 7: Trailers – Utility

Class 8: Trailers – Stock

Class 9: Shop Equipment (presses, extension cords stands, tables, carts, stands, etc.)

Class 10: Hunting and Sporting Items

Class 11: Structures (greenhouses, utility sheds, etc.)

Class 12: Repaired and Rebuilt Equipment – repairs must be evident and a description of the repair should accompany the entry.

 

WELDING CONTEST

Superintendent: Robert Denton

 

Purpose: To give an added competition for students to excel in their welding skills.

Cost: $15.00-entry fee is due on or before the Validation Date (same as Ag. Mechanic projects

Validation)

Awards: Top three will receive awards and prizes

Entry Date: Due on or before (Same as Ag. Mechanic projects Validation)

1. Contest

  • SMAW – Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Electrode-E6011-1/8”
  • Material-1/4”
  • Students will have 20 min. to complete the welds
  • Each student will be expected to set the machine(Each machine will be zeroed out upon starting)
  • Required to make 3 welds
  • The judge will choose a selection of 3 out of the listed possibilities
  • Weld joints: butt, T, Inside corner, Lab
  • Weld Types: Groove and Fillet
  • Weld Positions: Flat, Horizontal, Vertical down
  • There be one extra coupon provided for practice
  • Each weld will only consist of one rod per weld (no broken passes)
  • Welding Coupons will be cleaned and pre-grooved if necessary
  • There will be extra rods for setting machine and tacking coupons

 

All materials and equipment will be provided.

2. Judging

  • Will be judged by sight only
  • Judging will be done after everyone is through welding
  • Each students work will be numbered and the judge will not see a list of names prior to judging

3. General Rules

  • All necessary equipment will be provided. Each student is allowed to use their own welding equipment if it meets our safety standards
  • Safety Glasses have to be worn at all times in the welding areas
  • No cell phones or electronic devices in the welding areas
  • Students without the proper dress code will not be eligible to compete
  • Students can only enter once

 

 

4. Dress Code

  • Shirts: Long Sleeve Cotton or fire resistant shirts required. Shirts will be fully buttoned and tucked into the pants while in the welding area
  • Pants: Denim jeans that do not have frayed edges. Pants are to be worn over the required foot wear
  • Gloves: Leather gloves with long gauntlets are required. Both gloves must be worn when welding. Gloves with holes, torn seams, or rips will not be allowed
  • Hair: Long hair will be required to be put in a ponytail or put up
  • Foot Wear: High Top leather boots are required – No Tennis Shoes or Sport type shoes

5. Welding Area

  • Only the contestant along with a contest supervisor will be allowed in the welding area during competition
  • To enter, each contestant is required to have the proper safety equipment and dress code
  • A warning cover should always be given

 

HORTICULTURE DIVISION

Superintendent: Keith Hansen

Asst. Superintendent: Tracey Rounsavall

 

1. All plants entered in the Horticulture Division must have been in the possession of the exhibitor since February 2012.  There will be a non-refundable entry fee of $15 per entry

2. All plants must be started no earlier than September 1, 2012.

3. Plants must be free of insects and disease.

4. To be classified “Flowering Plantit must be in bloom at show time.

5. Plants must be watered prior to entry and maintained during the show.

6. No exhibitor may sell more than 2 entries.

7. Each project is required to have a label stating exhibitor name, name of plant, plant care, etc. attached to the pot.

8. Exhibitor of project must be present at time of judging.

 

Judging of Horticultural entries will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

1. Plant and pot of appropriate proportions.

2. Plant is groomed (broken or blemished leaves removed, with pot and foliage wiped free of soil and dust).

3. Appropriate vigor.

4. Nutritional deficiency or toxicity.

5. Use of gaudy ribbons and gadgets.

6. Most is started from a slip, plug, seed, or cutting.

Category: Individual

Entry classes:

I. Flowering Plants

2. Foliage Plants

3. Vegetables (2 flats)

4. Succulents

5. Ornamental Design

6. Other

 

FOOD DIVISION, ARTS AND CRAFTS, CLOTHING DIVISION

Superintendent: Patrice Dunagin

Rules and Regulations:

1. All of the general rules of the Smith County Junior Livestock Show are applicable to this division.

2. All Clothing and Arts & Crafts items will be accepted during the appropriate check out times listed on the Smith County Junior Livestock Show Schedule and must remain in place for public viewing until 4:00 pm Friday April 12, 2013. All Clothing and Arts & Crafts items must be picked up by 5:00 pm on Friday April 12, 2013. The Champion and Reserve Champion Clothing and Arts & Crafts items will be held in a secure place until the time of the sale.

3. Food entries will be accepted on Thursday April 11, 2013 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the East Texas State Fairgrounds. All items must be in disposable containers (purchased round or square, or rectangular cardboard cake boards or box cardboard wrapped in white freezer paper. Purchased paper doilies may be used. Items should be wrapped in see-through plastic wrap, Ziploc baggies and disposable aluminum containers will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS.

ANY ITEM DEEMED NOT IN AN APPROPRIATE CONTAINER WILL NOT BE JUDGED.

No perishable items will be allowed —cheesecake, whip cream, sour cream, etc. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Entries will only be accepted during entry times listed, at which time the recipe will be read for appropriateness of ingredients used.

***SUPERINTENDENTS DECISION ON PERISHABILITY IS FINAL.

Any food item not picked up by 5:00 pm on April 12, 2013, will become the property of the Smith County Junior Livestock Show. The youth(s) who exhibit the Champion and Reserve Champion Food item will have to prepare a “FRESH” item prior to the sale on Saturday.

4. Recipes must accompany ALL food entries. Recipes must be typed or hand written on any size note card. Please be sure that recipe is securely attached to the food item and does not have wording that identifies the owner. We need two copies of your recipe at check-in.

5. Recipes shall not be repeated more than once every 4 years.

6. All entries in each division will be divided into three (3) age categories. Pee Wee (K-2nd), Junior (3rd grade or age 9-13) and Senior (14-19 years of age). This will be determined by ages as of August 31, 2012. There will be a total of 12 items that will be sold. Clover kids cannot sell any items, therefore will not be charged an entry fee. They will receive green participation ribbons. Decisions of the judges will be final.

7. There will be a limit of ten (10) total entries in the Arts & Crafts, Clothing, and Food Division. An entry fee of $5.00 per item (maximum of 10 items) will be due and payable to the Smith County Junior Livestock Show at validation date.

8. Exhibit items must have been completed since the last Smith County Junior Livestock Show.

9. Prize ribbons and points will be awarded as follows:

Achievement Award – 5 points

Blue Award – 3 points

Red Award – 2 points

10. A Grand Champion (15 points) and Reserve Champion (10 points) plaque will be awarded for each of the three (3) divisions and those twelve (12) will be eligible for the sale.

11. A “High Point” plaque will be awarded to the 4-H Club and the FCCLA or FFA Chapter that accumulates the most points. An “Individual” plaque will be awarded (one for a “junior” club member and a “senior” club member) for “High Point Individual”.

12. Pee Wee exhibitors are not eligible for the Smith County Junior Livestock Show sale.

13. Work on any project can be done by only one student.

14. Public viewing will begin at approximately 1:00 pm on Friday afternoon.

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS DIVISION

I. Art

1. Paintings

2. Drawings

3. Posters

II. Collections & Models

1. Collections

2. Models

3. Kit

III. Fiber Arts

1. Knitting

2. Crochet

3. Macrame

4. Rug Making

5. Weaving

IV. Handstitchery

1. Needlepoint

2. Embroidery

3. Cross-Stitch

4. Counted Cross-stitch

5. Hand Quilting

6. Candle-wicking


V. Clay & Glass

1. Ceramic

2. Plaster

3. Clay

4. Stained Glass

5. Glass Art

VI. Novelty Clothing

1. Hand painted

2. Appliquéd-work may be done on ready-made or custom construction; but construction workmanship will not be part of the judging.

VII. Photography

(mounted on mat boards or poster boards. Must be “3×5”, “5×7”, “4×6”, “8×10” in size)

1. Color

2. Black and white

3. Picture Story

VIII. Wood & Leather

1. Kits

2. Stenciling

3. Hand Carved

4. Wooden Accessories

IX. Decorating Accessories for the Home Interior

Examples: bedspreads, curtains, kitchen accessories, flower arrangements, wreaths, wall hangings, etc.

X. Jewelry Making

 

CLOTHING DIVISION

Clothing (items must already be hung on hangers)

1. Dressy Dress

2. Casual Dress

3. Sportswear

4. Specialty

5. Novelty (caps, bow ties, scarves, belts)

 

FOOD DIVISION

All entries must be in disposable containers as indicated in Food Division Rules. Recipe required with entry –see general rules for this category. NO Perishable Items.

Food

1. Cakes

2. Cookies

3. Candy

4. Bread

***a variation of mixes can be used in preparing a food item, but are NOT allowable just to cook “as is”.

OPEN HEIFER DIVISION

Superintendent: Chad Gulley

 

 

1. All general rules of the Smith County Junior Livestock Show apply to this show.

2. An entry fee of $15.00 per head is due on entry deadline: March 8, 2013. Late entries will be taken the day of the show: $25.00

3. All entries must be signed by the County Agent or Ag. Science Teacher.

4. All heifers must be registered with that breed association and in the name of the exhibitor. Heifers must be owned as of Nov 1, 2012. Ownership date will be determined by Date of Sale listed on the animal’s papers.

5. Registration papers and Health Certificate is required.

6. Classes: any breed with 3 or more entries.

1). September 1, 2012 or after                               7). September 1- December 31, 2010

2). May 1-August 31, 2012                                               8). Champion Female

3). January 1 – April 30, 2012                                 9). Reserve Champion Female

4). September 1 – December 31, 2011               10). Grand Champion Female

5). May 1 – August 31, 2011                                 11). Overall Grand Champion Female

6). January 1 – April 30, 2011                               12). Overall Reserve Grand Champion Female

 

**Any breed having 3 or less will show in an American, English, Exotic, or ORB division.

7. All heifers will be shown “blow and go”. No adhesive.

8. Heifers that are two years of age or older must have a calf at side or be certified as safe

in calf by a licensed veterinarian or be enrolled in a certified embryo program.

 

JUNIOR OPEN RABBIT DIVISION

Superintendent: Sarah Hindman Bolt

Ass’t Superintendents: Evelyn Williams


1. All general rules of the Smith County Junior Livestock Show apply to this show.

2. An entry fee of $15.00 per rabbit will be due on March 8, 2013. Late entries the day of the show will pay $25.00.

3. Competition shall be open to all 4-H and FFA members enrolled in school and not beyond the 12th grade.

4. All entries must be signed by the County Extension Agent or Ag. Science Teacher.

5. All entries must be owned and cared for by the person entering the show at least 30 days before the show.

6. Disqualifications include ear canker, sore hocks, buck teeth and any other obvious disease. Any sick animals will be removed from the show at the discretion of the Division Superintendent.

7. All rabbits must have a legible tattoo number in the left ear (not black marked). Each number must be listed on the entry form.

8. This show will be run under the rules of ARBA. All rabbits will be judged according to the latest revised rules of that association. The judge’s decision will be final.

2012 SCJLS VALIDATION/ENTRY SCHEDULE

 

Roaster**                             Order and Entry Fee Due                             December 3, 2012

 

Broilers**                            Order and Entry Fee Due                             December 3, 2012

 

Roasters                                            Pick-up##                                            February 2, 2012

 

Steer Validation                             3:00-6:00pm                                   January 15, 2013

 

Swine Validation*                          3:00-6:00pm                                        January 15, 2013

 

Goat Validation*                            3:00-6:00pm                                         January 15, 2013

 

Lamb Validation*                           3:00-6:00pm                                         January 15, 2013

 

Broilers                                               Pick-Up##                                           February 28, 2013

 

Shop Projects Due Entries Due**                                                               March 8, 2013

 

Home Economics Projects Entries Due**                                                 March 8, 2013

 

Horticulture Project Entries Due**                                                            March 8, 2013

 

Heifer Entries Due**                                                                                    March 8, 2013

 

Breeding Rabbit Entries Due**                                                             March 8, 2013

 

Pee Wee Entries Due/&Validation                                                       March 8, 2013

 

Rabbit Validation*                                8:00-12:00pm                              March 9, 3

 

*denotes that all validations are at the East Texas State Fair Grounds.

**denotes that this must be postmarked by above date to be a valid entry.

##Pick-up at Agri-Life Extension Office

All entry forms will be posted on the website:

http://smith.agrilife.org/publications/scjls/

 

 

 

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