Mississippi State Fairgrounds |
Jackson, MS

DECEMBER 1-2
2018

Jr Show Rules

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. Exhibitors are allowed to nominate the number of animals they desire.
  2. Show management will make stall assignments. Reserving stall space will not be allowed! Check with Show management upon arrival for stall assignments.
  3. No grooming chutes allowed in beef barn until all cattle are stalled. Show management will assign areas where grooming chutes can be placed.
  4. Each class of beef breeding cattle will be judged numerically, 1,2,3,4. Premiums as set up with appropriate ribbons in each lot will be awarded.
  5. Beef breeding cattle will be released after showing.
  6. Exhibitors may use fans on racks above the cattle provided the fans are firmly affixed to the rack. These fans may be mounted to blow toward the front, side, or rear of the animal. The fans must be mounted high enough for the animal to pass freely under the fan(s) without contacting the bottom of the fan(s) in order to prevent a hazard to persons or animals. Persons using fans assume all responsibility.
  7. Exhibitors in the beef breeding show may enter beef showmanship.
  8. All bulls being shown at the 2018 Mississippi Beef Expo livestock show must have a permanent nose ring with the exhibitor having the nose lead in hand at all times. Nose leads will not be allowed in showing heifers.
  9. When the heifer has calved and the calf is exhibited with its dam, the calf must be on halter and under control of the exhibitor's show assistant. Any female shown with a calf at side: the calf must be the cow's most recent natural calf, and the calf must be registered by show day and have proof of registration at check in.
  10. All cattle must be tied in stalls with a halter and "neck rope." Exhibitors not following this rule will forfeit premium money.
  11. All breeding cattle must positively be accompanied by original registration certificate from breed association showing that same is owned by the junior exhibitor. Such certificate must be presented to the entry clerk for checking and positive identification to establish eligibility for showing. Animals without registration certificates will not be permitted to show. Certificates will be checked from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
  12. All registered beef breeding animals with pending registration information will not be allowed to show.
  13. All entries are subject to the general rules and regulations.
  14. Breeding cattle must have a legible and correct tattoo or brand. Tattoo in ear of breeding cattle or brand may be checked.
  15. Altering the conformation and/or appearance of an animal using prohibited products include those used internally such as steroids, illegal or unlicensed pharmaceuticals or artificial filling. Any animal found to be in violation will be barred from showing.

Classes

  1. Late Summer Heifer Calf – born July 1 to August 31, 2018
  2. Early Summer Heifer Calf – born May 1 to June 30, 2018
  3. Winter Heifer Calf – born March 1 to April 30, 2018
  4. Junior Heifer Calf – born January 1 to February 29, 2017
  5. Late Senior Heifer Calf – born November 1 to December 31, 2017
  6. Early Senior Heifer Calf – born September 1 to October 31, 2017
  7. Late Summer Yearling Heifer – born July 1 to August 31, 2017
  8. Early Summer Yearling Heifer – born May 1 to June 30, 2017
  9. Late Junior Yearling Heifer – born March 1 to April 30, 2017
  10. Early Junior Yearling Heifer – born January 1 to February 28, 2017
  11. Champion Heifer (1st place winners competing)
  12. Reserve Champion Heifer (2nd place winner from same class as Champion eligible to show for Reserve)
  13. Late Summer Bull Calf – born July 1 to August 31, 2018
  14. Early Summer Bull Calf – born May 1 to June 30, 2018
  15. Winter Bull Calf – born March 1 to April 30, 2018
  16. Junior Bull Calf – born January 1 to February 29, 2018
  17. Late Senior Bull Calf – born November 1 to December 31, 2017
  18. Early Senior Bull Calf – born September 1 to October 31, 2017
  19. Late Summer Yearling Bull Calf – born July 1 to August 31, 2017
  20. Early Summer Yearling Bull Calf – born May 1 to June 30, 2017
  21. Late Junior Yearling Bull Calf – born March 1 to April 30, 2017
  22. Early Junior Yearling Bull Calf – born January 1 to February 28, 2017
  23. Champion Bull (1st place winners competing)
  24. Reserve Champion Bull (2nd place winner from same class as Champion eligible to show for Reserve)

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