DEPARTMENT 9 – 4-H SWINE SHOW2018-09-19T12:16:46+00:00

DEPARTMENT 9

4-H SWINE SHOW
Saturday, 11:00 AM – Show Ring

New 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.

Entries must be received by August 5th; no late entries will be accepted.

All swine projects exhibited must have proper identification either in the form of tattoo or ear notching and so noted on approval sheet.  Show canes, show whips and/or sticks not more than 1″ diameter and approximately four feet long will be used.  No paddles or hurdles permitted.

Classes will be divided to provide for not more than 10 animals per class.  All animals must be shown as individuals in the ring.  Superintendent reserves the right to excuse unruly pigs from ring (animal still eligible for premiums).

Entry Form

CLASS A – FITTING AND SHOWING

Plaques Awarded to Top Individuals Gilt or barrow must be 4 months to 8 months; no boars allowed

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.SENIOR MEMBER$20$15$10
2.INTERMEDIATE MEMBER$20$15$10
3.JUNIOR MEMBER$20$15$10
4.NOVICE MEMBER$20$15$10
5.CHAMPIONSHIP FIT AND SHOWROSETTE *** ***

CLASS B – BREED SHOW

Weight requirements for the following Swine

  1. Market Hog – Lightweight,gilt, or barrow. Approximately 165 lbs.-210 lbs.
  2. Market Hog – Heavyweight, gilt or barrow. Approximately over 210 lbs.
  3. Champion Market Hog Class.
  4. Feeder Pigs, gilt or barrow under 165 lbs. (approximately). Pigs entered in Lot 1 or 2 may not be shown in any other breed classes.
  5. Purebred Gilt, 4 months to 6 months of age.
  6. Crossbred Gilt, 4 months to 6 months of age.
  7. Purebred Gilt, over 6 months to 1 year of age.
  8. Crossbred Gilt, over 6 months to 1 year of age.
  9. Champion Gilt, Rosette Only
  10. Purebred or Crossbred Sow over 1 year of age.
  11. Purebred or Crossbred Boar, 4-7 months. Shown in pen only.
  12. Purebred or Crossbred Boar, over 7 months. Shown in pen only.
  13. Herd. 1 Boar (over 6 mos.) and 3 females.
  14. Handling Class. Ability of the exhibitor to maneuver their hog through a course as directed by the Judge.
LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.MARKET HOG – LIGHTWEIGHT, GILT OR BARROW$18$12$9
2.MARKET HOG – HEAVYWEIGHT, GILT OR BARROW$18$12$9
3.CHAMPION MARKET HOGROSETTE & PLAQUE******
4.FEEDER PIGS, GILT OR BARROW$18$12$9
5.PUREBRED GILT, 4-6 MONTHS$18$12$9
6.CROSSBRED GILT, 4-6 MONTHS$18$12$9
7.PUREBRED GILT, OVER 6 MONTHS – 1 YEAR$18$12$9
8.CROSSBRED GILT, OVER 6 MONTHS – 1 YEAR$18$12$9
9CHAMPION GILTROSETTE******
10.PUREBRED OR CROSSBRED SOW, OVER 1 YEAR$18$12$9
11.PUREBRED OR CROSSBRED BOAR, 4-7 MONTHS$18$12$9
12.PUREBRED OR CROSSBRED BOAR, OVER 7 MONTHS$18$12$9
13HERD$18$12$9
14HANDLING CLASS$18$12$9

CLASS C – COSTUME CLASS

Sunday, 1:00 PM – Show Ring

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION
1.COSTUME

Costume Class: Judged on exhibitor’s creativity, Pigs to be in costume, exhibitor optional. All participants will be recognized.

CLASS D – HERDSMANSHIP

Each member 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. Animals will be cared for by 4H member while at the fair, with no adult assistance.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.SENIOR MEMBER$20$15$10
2.INTERMEDIATE MEMBER$20$15$10
3.JUNIOR MEMBER$20$15$10
4.NOVICE MEMBER$20$15$10

CLASS E – BEST EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY

Exhibitors are encouraged to set up individual displays to educate the public. Rosette to best overall display.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION
1.EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY