BCYF Invitational Livestock Judging Contest
Location: Bell County EXPO Exposition Building – Belton, Texas
Date: Friday, February 9, 2024
Entry Fee: Pre-registration is $10/contestant available only on Judging Card; No on-site registration will be accepted. Chapter Advisors and County Extension Agents can enter teams through http://www.judgingcard.com.
Registration: 8:00 to 8:30 AM; Livestock Show Arena, Building C
Contest Begins: 9:00 AM
Contest Results and Awards: Immediately following tabulation
Livestock Judging Contest Superintendent: Jody Williams, 254-493-4705 cell
Committee Members: Randal Rakowitz, Whitney Ingram
The contest is open to 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). 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:
- Buckles will be awarded to the 1st place team members, 1st place team coach, and high point individual in each age
- A banner will be awarded to the 1st – 5th place teams
- 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:
Buckles Sponsored by:
Big G Saddles – 1st place Junior and Senior Teams
Show Photos by Katina – Coaches & High Point Junior
Miguel Canales – High Point Senior