JUNIOR BEEF CATTLE
CLASS A - ANGUS
DEPARTMENT 243 CLASS C - HORNED/POLLED HEREFORD
DEPARTMENT 244 CLASS D - SALERS
DEPARTMENT 245 CLASS E - SHORTHORN
DEPARTMENT 246 CLASS F - SIMMENTAL
DEPARTMENT 247 CLASS G - LIMOUSIN
DEPARTMENT 248 CLASS H - OTHER BREEDS
ENTRY DEADLINE AUGUST 5th
NO ANIMALS WILL BE ADMITTED TO THE
WITHOUT HEALTH PAPERS
THIS SHOW IS OPEN TO OUT-OF-STATE
Junior show will now include ages under
4th grade & 9 years of age. The child MUST
be able to lead the animal & control the animal
in the ring WITHOUT any assistance.
Livestock must be washed in the designated wash
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Competition open to any 4-H or FFA member.
Also, Jr. show will now include ages below 4th
grade and nine years of age. CHILDREN
UNDER NINE MUST BE ABLE TO LEAD
THE ANIMAL AND CONTROL THE ANIMAL IN THE RING
WITH OUT ANY ASSISTANCE. 4-H members are required to have been enrolled in
the fourth school grade on January 1 of the
current calendar year in order to be eligible to
exhibit their animals in this show and will
become ineligible at the end of the calendar
year following graduation from high school. If
question arises junior exhibitors must show
proof of age, such as a driver's license.
Exhibitors must be under the supervision of an
Extension Leader or Agent, or a leader of
Vocational Agriculture and shall be required to
comply with all rules of the show.
2. Entry forms for the Junior Beef Show are
available in the center of the fair catalog or
on-line at www.appalachianfair.com.
Entry forms must be filled out completely and
signed by the exhibitor and/or his Extension
Agent or Vocational Agriculture Teacher as to
the eligibility of both animals and exhibitors.
3. Exhibitor must show his/her animal unless the
exhibitor has more than one animal in the same
class or has approved absence by committee
chairperson. Substitute show person must
be a 4-H or FFA member.
4. All animals entered in the Junior Beef
Breeding Show must be registered in the name of
the Junior Exhibitor, or transferred to the boy
or girl in whose name the entry is made by July
1 prior to the show. Registration papers or
transfer certificate, properly executed, must be
presented to the Chairperson of the Show when
cattle arrive at the Fair Grounds. Lease
contracts will be accepted provided they are
presented at the time of entry, and providing
they were legally entered into on or before July
1 prior to show. Leased animal will not be
eligible to show in the Senior Showmanship
5. Same lot substitutions will be accepted for
an additional entry fee at time of check in.
6. All cattle to be exhibited in the Junior
Division must conform to the health rules and
regulations as outlined and required by the
Division of Animal Disease Control.
7. Cattle must be in place and registered with
the Livestock Chairperson by 6:00 p.m., Sunday,
8. Feed and bedding must be furnished by the
exhibitors and the animals kept in place
9. Space will not be provided for nurse cows for
10. Exhibitors must comply with the Rules and
Regulations of the Tennessee Department of
Agriculture and to the General Rules of the
11. Only one person at a time shall lead animals
into the show ring.
The following rules apply to Junior Angus
The American Angus Association, 3201
Frederick Ave, St. Joseph, Missouri will
participate in premiums offered in individual
classes for bred and owned heifers, bred and
owned bulls, cow/calf pairs, and registered
Angus steers as included in
its standard show classifications, according to
the premium schedule based on the
number of head shown. The premium assistance
provided by the American Angus Association for
participation in this show is in addition to the
premiums offered by the show itself. The premium
assistance should not be used to offset show
expense and shall be included in the premium
payments distributed by the show to the
A minimum of fifteen (15) head must be shown in
the junior Angus heifer classes to receive
American Angus Association premium
participation. The show is not required to have
all classes to be eligible for premiums.
Separate classes for bred and owned heifers may
be held if the size of the show merits a
To be eligible for Association premiums, the
entries must be recorded in the sole name of the
junior exhibitor and the issue date on the
registration certificate must conform to the
individual show's requirements regarding
ownership. The Association's contribution is
included in the total premiums listed in each
Premiums from the Association are paid only to
registered Angus cattle and only if the
registration number is a part of the show report
provided to the Association. Therefore, all
cattle should be registered at the time of entry
to make certain they receive the Association's
portion of premiums. The Association does not
pay percentage on premiums offered in
Championship Classes. An animal may only be
counted one time toward the total count for
premium participation by the Association.
Exhibitors must have the original registration
certificate on each animal available for
inspection at the show. Electronically stored
registration certificates are NOT accepted -
only the original certificates issued by the
American Angus Association.
Any animal, upon check-in, which does not have a
legible permanent identification mark (ear
tattoo marks, freeze-branded marks or
hot-branded marks) corresponding to the
permanent identification mark on the
registration certificate, is ineligible to show.
Once disqualified due to an incorrect or
illegible permanent identification mark, animals
cannot be re-identified (tattooed/branded) and rechecked at the show.
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 date and have the
registration at check in.
Only one person at a time shall lead animals
into the show ring.
Exhibitors who participate in shows that accept
premium monies contributed by the American Angus
Association are subject to the Association Rules
as found in the Breeders Reference Guide of the
Association. These rules are found in Part 2;
Association Rules. The rules relating directly
with the exhibition of Angus cattle are Part 2:
Association Rules; Rule 800 Series; including
Rule 800-810. These rules can be found at
Altering the conformation and/or appearance of
an animal for exhibition is prohibited.
Any product administered internally or used
externally to alter the conformation and/or
appearance of an animal for exhibition is
prohibited. This includes the covering of white
skin, false tail heads (or use of any false
hair), use of graphite, powders, hemp or other
similar substances externally and steroids,
growth stimulants or artificial filling
internally. Any animal found to be in violation
will be barred from showing. The exhibition of
cattle displaying false hair will not be
allowed, with the exception of false tail
At any show for which the American Angus
Association appropriates funds toward the
payment of premiums, no exhibitors, individuals
assisting exhibitors or member owners at such
show shall be allowed to use any coloring
agents, on any animal exhibited. The Association
may adopt and implement various tests designed
to monitor this prohibition, including but not
limited to a "white towel" or "white glove"
test. No aerosol cans or other pressurized
containers will be allowed in designated make up
areas. All animals exhibited are subject to DNA
marker or blood type test to verify accuracy of
parentage as covered under the Association Rules
and for other testing as required by the
Authorized representatives of the Association
have the authority to enforce the rules set
forth herein as well as in the Association
Rules, including the barring of a registered
animal from a livestock show at which it is to
be shown, if there are reasonable grounds to
believe a violation has occurred.
JUNIOR BEEF SHOW JUDGING
DEPT. 241 CLASS A ANGUS
DEPT. 243 CLASS C HORNED/POLLED HEREFORD
DEPT. 244 CLASS D SALERS
DEPT. 245 CLASS E SHORTHORN
DEPT. 246 CLASS F SIMMENTAL
DEPT. 247 CLASS G LIMOUSIN
DEPT. 248 CLASS H OTHER BREEDS
(Show order will be posted before the
show on Monday)
Judging, Monday, August 19, 12:30 p.m.
(Cattle will be released after the show)
cattle leaving before release time will forfeit
Premium Offered Appalachian Fair- $1,256.00
Premium Offered American Angus Assoc. - Money
paid based on number of head shown. Association
Premium will be included in Fair Premium Check.
The Association will provide $100 toward
FIRST TENNESSEE BANK WILL PRESENT
TO THE GRAND CHAMPION WINNERS IN EACH BREED
AND JR. AND JR. HIGH SHOWMANSHIP WINNERS.
THE WAYLAND CROUCH MEMORIAL AWARD WILL BE
PRESENTED BY WASHINGTON CO. 4-H TO THE SR.
Angus Premium Scale
LOT (PREMIUM SCALE)
1. Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan.
2. Late Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Nov. 1-Dec.
31, 2012 (A)
3. Early Senior Heifer Calves, calved
1-0ct. 31, 2012 (A)
4. Summer Yearlings Calved between July 1-Aug, 31,
5. Late Spring Yearlings calved between May 1-June
30, 2012 (A)
6. Junior Champion (ROSETTE)
7. Reserve Junior Champion (ROSETTE)
8. Early Spring Yearlings calved between Mar,
1-April 30, 2012 (A)
9, Junior Yearlings calved between Jan,1-Feb. 29,
10.Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between Sept.1-Dec.
31, 2011 (A)
11. Senior Champion (ROSETTE)
12. Reserve Senior Champion (ROSETTE)
13. Grand Champion (ROSETTE)
14. Reserve Grand Champion (ROSETTE)
SHOWMANSHIP & COUNTY GROUP
(These classes are not to be entered on the
Exhibitor must show own animal and animal must
be shown in Jr. Show
1. Pee Wee Showmanship: 3rd grade and younger must be
able to lead
2. Junior Showmanship-those exhibitors in the 4th, 5th,
and 6th grades
on Jan. 1, of the current year. (B)
3. Junior High Showmanship-those exhibitors in the 7th,
8th and 9th grades
as of Jan. 1, of the current
4. Senior Showmanship-those exhibitors in the 10th,
11th and 12th grades
as of Jan, 1, of the current
County group to consist of five animals (any
breed) owned by five different 4-H members or
FFA members from a county. The groups will be
placed by the judge and all groups deemed worthy
of an award will receive at least $40 each.
A scholarship will be awarded to the
Senior Showmanship winner in the Jr. Beef Show.
The amount will be based on sponsorship monies
available on the day of the show. This
scholarship sponsored by local Agriculture
businesses and Junior Livestock Supporters.
Scholarship must be claimed within two years of
graduating high school.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the
scholarship fund may do so by contacting the
livestock superintendent, livestock secretary, or fair
LITTLE COWBUDDIES CLASS
The Little Cowbuddies Class will be held
Monday, August 19, 12:00 noon in the Show
Pavilion. Entries will be accepted the day of
1. Class is open to any boy or girl up to the
4th grade, not yet a 4-H member.
2. All entries must be heifers.
3. Calves need not be owned by children
exhibiting them. Each exhibitor must make his
own arrangements for a calf.
4. Calves may be brought to fairgrounds day of
the show and removed the same day. Calves must
enter and leave at Gate 3. All calves being
dismissed should leave grounds immediately
following the show.
5. All entries will receive a blue ribbon with a
Prize. First and Second Place winners will
receive a Rosette.
6. Open to all beef breeds.