4-H WORKING STEER SHOW

Insurance Requirements for Exhibiting

At the discretion of the Superintendent, classes may be combined.

The Superintendent will refuse to coop, pen or have judged any ailing, unthrifty or inferior specimen.

Condition and appearance of pair and teamster considered.

Entries must be received by August 6th; no late entries will be accepted.

CLASS REFERENCE :

  • Oxcart Performance – Senior Member, Ability of team and teamster to hitch to, and maneuver with a two-wheeled cart, as directed by Judge, considered.
  • Oxcart Performance – Junior Member, Ability of team and teamster to hitch to and maneuver with a two-wheeled cart, as directed by Judge, considered.
  • Oxcart Performance – Novice Member, Ability of team and teamster to hitch to and maneuver with a two-wheeled cart, as directed by Judge, considered.
  • Best Trained Pair – Senior Member, Response to teamster’s commands as directed by Judge considered.
  • Best Trained Pair – Junior Member, Response to teamster’s commands as directed by Judge considered.
  • Best Trained Pair – Novice Member, Response to teamster’s commands as directed by Judge considered.
  • Distance Pull – A timed distance pull of load approximately 70% of the weight of the team for Senior, Intermediate and Junior, and 50% for Novice. Judge considers age, ability and performance of teamster and team – not distance alone.
Submit Entry

FITTING AND SHOWING

Friday, 9 AM to 1 PM – Hood Arena

Plaques Awarded To Top Individuals

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
SENIOR TEAMSTER $20 $15 $10
JUNIOR TEAMSTER $20 $15 $10
NOVICE TEAMSTER $20 $15 $10

CART

Sunday. 4 PM – Hood Arena

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
OXCART PERFORMANCE – SENIOR MEMBER $20 $15 $10
OXCART PERFORMANCE – JUNIOR MEMBER $20 $15 $10
OXCART PERFORMANCE – NOVICE MEMBER $20 $15 $10

BEST MATCHED

Sunday, 4 PM – Hood Arena

Best Matched Classmarkings, condition and conformation of pair considered.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
CATTLE UNDER 1 YEAR $20 $15 $10
CATTLE UNDER 2 YEARS $20 $15 $10
CATTLE UNDER 3 YEARS $20 $15 $10
CATTLE OVER 3 YEARS $20 $15 $10

BEST TRAINED PAIR

Friday,9 AM to 1 PM – Hood Arena

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
BEST TRAINED PAIR – SENIOR MEMBER $20 $15 $10
BEST TRAINED PAIR – JUNIOR MEMBER $20 $15 $10
BEST TRAINED PAIR – NOVICE MEMBER $20 $15 $10

DISTANCE PULL

Saturday, 8:00 AM – Durgin Arena

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DISTANCE PULL – SENIOR MEMBER 70% $20 $15 $10
DISTANCE PULL – JUNIOR MEMBER 70% $20 $15 $10
DISTANCE PULL – NOVICE MEMBER 50% $20 $15 $10

HERDSMANSHIP

Each teamster will be scored daily on: general appearance of 4H member and exhibit, care of show box and equipment, care of animals and stalls, personal appearance, conduct presence at exhibit, willingness to interact with public and share information about their exhibit, cooperation, sportsmanship and promptness at ringside.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
SENIOR MEMBER $20 $15 $10
JUNIOR MEMBER $20 $15 $10
NOVICE MEMBER $20 $15 $10

Champion Teamster Awards

Sponsored by the Hopkinton State Fair

Champion Senior Teamster – performance in Senior Fitting and Showing, Best Trained Pair, Distance Pull and Oxcart Performance Classes. Rosette Only

Champion Junior Teamster – performance in Junior Fitting and Showing, Best Trained Pair, Distance Pull and Oxcart Performance Classes. Rosette Only

Champion Novice Teamster – performance in Novice Fitting and Showing, Best Trained Pair, Distance Pull and Oxcart Performance Classes. Rosette Only

Best of Show – Teamster with the most accumulated points. Rosette only.