Saturday October 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

General Information & Rules:

Beef Cattle

1. Show is open to all Youth ages 5-19 years old.
2. All cattle must be on the grounds by 12:00 PM, check in will start at 10:30 AM and Judging begins promptly at 1:00 PM.
3. Cattle are to remain exhibited. May not leave premises until 4:30PM or will forfeit premium.
4. Exhibitors will need to check in at the livestock gate. Everyone will have to go through Security Checks and/or metal detectors.
5. Each Exhibitors will receive a gate admission ticket for themselves and one extra. Additional Tickets may be purchased in advanced on the entry form for $6 or on the day of the show for $8.
6. Exhibitors must furnish their own feed and water buckets.
7. Cattle must be registered in the exhibitor’s name.
8. Registration papers must accompany all entries in registered classes or they will be shown as commercials.
9. All Exhibitors must pay a $5.00 entry fee per animal.
10. All entry forms must be post marked on or before the October 13, 2018 deadline, a late fee of $25.00 will be added to any entries received after deadline. For your convenience, entries and fees may be mailed to the Aiken County Clemson Cooperative Extension Office.

Aiken County Extension Office
Attn: Tonya Clark/Beef Show
1555 Richland Ave East, Suite 500
Aiken, SC,29801

11. All Cattle must conform to South Carolina State Health Requirements. Cattle crossing state lines (out-of-state) for showing require a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI, health certificate) and official individual identification (tattoos and brands are NOT acceptable for interstate movement). Individual identification must be recorded on the CVI. The CVI must be written within thirty (30) days of the show and must accompany the cattle on arrival.
12. No bulls are will be shown or permitted on the fairgrounds.
13. All animals must be halter broken. Animals that are unruly can be dismissed from the show-ring at the discretion of the judge or the show superintendent. Any animal that breaks loose from the exhibitor three (3) times while in the show-ring will be disqualified
14. All calves must be at least 4 months old to show.
15. Animal must be shown by owner. Substitute showman will be allowed when exhibitor has more than one animal in a class. The substitute showman must be a 4-H or FFA member and must be approved by the show superintendent. If an exhibitor is unable to show his/her animal due to a disability, a substitute showman will be allowed to show for that exhibitor. The exhibitor with the disability must be present at the show-ring when the substitute showman and animal enter the ring. The substitute in all cases must be a 4-H or FFA member and the substitute must be approved by the show superintendent at the time of animal checkin. No adults other than officials of the show will be allowed in the show-ring. No substitute showman will be allowed to show in showmanship. The only acceptation will be if a sign lease agreement between owner and showmen is presented at checkin.
16. The Beef Show is open to the following breeds: British Breeds (Angus, Red Angus, Polled
Hereford, Shorthorn), Continental Breeds (Simmental, Limousin, Charolais, Gelvieh, Salers,
Maine Anjou, etc.), and Crossbreds/commercial heifers will be shown by weight.
17. There must at least 5 animals per registered breed to qualify for a breed show, if breed class does not make those cattle will be shown in a commercial class by weight.

Classifications for Each Breed
(Except Commercial Heifers)

Class 1 – Junior Heifer Calf – born January 1, 2018, and after
Class 2 – Winter Heifer Calf – born November 1 – December 31, 2017
Class 3 – Senior Heifer Calf – born September 1 – October 31, 2017
Class 4 – Late Summer Heifer – born July 1 – August 31, 2017
Class 5 – Summer Heifer – born April 1 – June 31, 2017
Class 6 – Yearling Heifer – born January 1 – March 31, 2017
Class 7 – Senior Yearling Heifer – born September 1 – December 31, 2016

Classifications for Commercial
Commercial Heifers must be born September 1, 2016, and after
Commercial Heifers will be weighed at check-in and shown by weight. Classes will be divided into divisions (lite, medium and heavy weight) with division champions competing for overall commercial champion. Class winners will not be reweighed.