2021 Market Steer Show

     

Proudly Sponsored By Purina Animal Nutrition

 

 

Superintendents 

  Kevin and Michelle Rieff, Arkansas 

 

Official Judge 

        Dustin Franke, CO

 

               Show Announcer 

John Boddicker, Missouri

 

   Show Dates 

     11 a.m.  Wednesday October 7th, 2020

         

 The Market Steer Show is held in the Beef Arena

Official Sponsor of the Beef Arena is Purina Animal Nutrition

 

   

 

 

Market Steer Regulations 

Ownership:  

The exhibitor must maintain continuous ownership, possession and provide daily care for the steer(s) from the time of nomination until show day. 

 

Weight:  

The minimum show weight requirement for steers is 1,000 pounds. There is no maximum weight limit. There is no official weigh-in of market steers. Official scales will be available for exhibitors to use in determining weight for the official entry card beginning on Sunday October 3th, 2021 at 8a.m. Weight cards are due Monday October 4th at 6p.m. in the AYE office

 

Entries:  

Show ring cards must be fully completed by the exhibitor with the steer’s weight listed and turned in during the beef check-in in the AYE Main Office on Monday October 4th by 6p.m.

 

Breeds:

For a market breed show to occur, one of the following must occur 

  1. A minimum of 10 head entered and nominated in said breed
  2. A sponsorship of $500 for said breed must occur

 

Chutes:  

Trimming or grooming chutes must be in your assigned beef exhibit stalls or an area assigned by the beef superintendents. No bucket heaters are allowed inside, or within 50 feet of barns.

 

Weight:  

Show classes will be established after all steers are weighed. Steers will be divided into classes by weight. There will not be an official weigh-in; all steers are to be weighed by exhibitors. Class show order will start with the lightest class and will follow with the next heaviest. 

 

Hair:  

Added hair or other material, natural or man-made (excluding false switches) may not be used in the grooming of any exhibit. Any attempt to change the composition or appearance of any steer in an unnatural manner will result in disqualification. THIS RULE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED WITH A ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY. 

 

Weigh Back:  

The top 3 steers in each class will be weighed before the official placing with a 5% weigh back allowance on the official weight determined by the weight listed on the exhibitor’s weight card.  

 

Testing:  

All steers are subject to be tested for unauthorized compounds. 

 

 

Generators and Fans:  

No generators may be operated inside the barns, however, they are allowed outside. AISLE FANS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. Only overhead fans, which are safely secured, may be used in the barns. No bucket heaters are allowed inside, or within 50 feet of barns.

 

General Rules:  

The general rules and regulations published in the premium list of the Arkansas Youth Expo will also apply to all market steer classes.  

 

 

  2021 Breeding Heifer Show

 

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Superintendents 

             Kevin and Michelle Rieff, Arkansas

 

Official Judge 

Dustin Franke, Colorado 

 

Show Announcer 

John Boddicker, Missouri

 

Show Dates 

10 a.m. Tuesday October 5, 2020 

The Breeding Heifer Show is held in the Beef Arena

Official Sponsor of the Beef Arena is Purina Animal Nutrition

 

   

   

 

Breeding Heifer Regulations 

 

Entries: Exhibitors will not have a limit on how many heifers can be shown. Heifer exhibitors may substitute another eligible animal up until heifer check-in time.

 

Registration Papers:  

Every animal entered in the purebred breeding heifer show must have a pedigree issued by the respective breed organization and must be registered in the name of the junior exhibitor. All heifers without pedigrees must be shown in the commercial breeding heifer division. Heifers must be in the exhibitor’s possession by July 1st, 2021 to be eligible to show. All heifers without registered papers must show in the commercial division, and must be validated through the Arkansas Livestock Show Validation program.  

 

To Make a Breed:  

Heifer breeds having less than ten (10) will show in the AOB division or the American AOB Breed. The only exception to this rule is a $500 sponsorship for a said breed

 

Examples of American Breeds are Santa Gertrudis, Beefmaster and Brahman.  

 

The AOB division will be composed of all other heifer breeds having less than 10 head. The Champion and Reserve Champion out of each of these two divisions will compete for the honors of Supreme and Reserve Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer. 

 

Generators:  

No generators can be operated inside the barns, but are allowed around the perimeter of the barns. No bucket heaters are allowed inside, or within 50 feet of barns.

 

Fans:  

AISLE FANS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. Only overhead fans, which are safely secured, will be allowed. 

 

DNA Testing:  

The AYE and respective breed associations reserve the right to DNA test the heifers.  

 

General Rules:  

The general rules and regulations published in the rules of the Arkansas Youth Expo will also apply to all heifer classes. 

 

Age of Heifers 

No heifers older than October 1st 2019. No heifers younger than April 2021. No cow/calf pairs.

 

2021 Cattle Showmanship

   

   

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Superintendents 

   Kevin and Michelle Rieff, Arkansas

 

 

Official Judge 

Krisha Geffert

 

Show Announcer 

    John Boddicker, Missouri

 

  Show Dates 

 Wednesday October 7, 2020 at 8a.m

 

The Cattle Showmanship Contest is held in Beef Arena

Official Sponsor of the Beef Arena is Purina Animal Nutrition

 

   

   

 

Cattle Showmanship    

Cattle Showmanship: 

Any steer or heifer exhibitor is allowed to show in cattle showmanship. Only one animal per exhibitor in the showmanship competition.

 

Showmanship classes are as follows: 

Class 1 Ages 20-21

Class 2 Ages 18-19

Class 3 Ages 16-17

Selection of Senior Champion and Reserve Senior Champion Showmen 

Class 4 Ages 14-15

Class 5 Ages 12-13

Class 6 Ages 10-11

Selection of Intermediate Champion and Reserve Intermediate Champion Showmen 

Class 7 Ages 8-9

Class 8 Ages 6-7

Class 9 Ages 5 

Selection of Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion Showmen 

 

 Ages are as of October 6th, 2021.  To participate in showmanship, each exhibitor must be entered in the show.

 

Showmanship will begin with seniors and end with juniors. 

 

  1. The judge will pull the number of exhibitors he deems acceptable to return to the finals for each division, in no particular order. Five will be chosen from each division