BCYF Livestock Judging Contest

Bell County Youth Fair & Rodeo

Invitational Livestock Judging Contest

2018 Livestock Judging Rules

BCYF Livestock Judging 2018 Form



Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

Location: Bell County Expo – Belton, Texas

Entry Fee: $10.00 per contestant during pre-registration and $15.00 per contestant on-site

Contest Begins: 9:00 a.m.

Contest Results and Awards: 1:00 p.m.

Livestock Judging Chairman: Jody Williams

Phone: Jodi Williams, Chairman: 254-493-4705 cell, or Youth Fair Office: 254-933-5309


Pre-registration: $10/contestant prior to deadline Chapter Advisors and County Extension Agents can enter teams through www.judgingcard.com


Registration: $15/contestant on-site Registration will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Livestock Show Arena, Building C the morning of the contest. The contest is open to any and all 4-H Clubs and FFA Chapters in Texas. Individuals who wish to compete without a team are also welcome.


Teams may consist of three or four members, with the three highest scores being used. There will be a junior division (8th grade and below), and a senior division (9th-12th grade). In order for junior members to qualify for High Point Awards, they should not be placed on a Senior Team. The number of teams entered per chapter/club is unlimited.


The Livestock Judging Contest may consist of the following:

  • 8 Livestock Classes
  • 2 Questions Classes

There will be eight (8) minutes allowed for each class. No talking, cell phone usage, or cheating will be tolerated during the contest. Scantrons will be provided by the Bell County Youth Fair at registration.


Awards will be as follows:

  • A plaque will be awarded to the 2nd – 5th place teams in each age group.
  • Buckles will be awarded to the 1st place team members, 1st place team coach, and high point individual in each age division.
  • The top ten individuals in each specie division (beef, sheep and goats, swine, questions) will receive placing ribbons.

Official placings will be posted following the contest can be found at:












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