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FFA:

Superintendent: Trescha Mitchell  218-841-0354

Assistant Superintendent: Doug Schwarzrock, Ken Hammer

Rules & Regulations:

1. Entry Day: Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2. No fee will be charged for stall or pen.

3. All cattle and hogs must be accompanied by health certificate.

4. Livestock checkout Sunday morning by 10 a.m.

5. No straw will be furnished this year.

6. Two exhibits per lot.

CLASS 1 - BEEF

Blue: $15.00 Red: $10.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Heifer calf (born after Jan. 1)

      2. Yearling heifer (born between Jan. 1 and Aug. 31)

      3. Yearling market beef

      4. Beef Bulls

      5. Dairy Steer

      6. Cow/calf, either sex born after Jan. 1

      7. Feeder beef calf born after Jan. 1

 

CLASS 2A - DAIRY

Blue: $15.00 Red: $10.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Heifer calf-4 months and under 1 yr.

      2. Jr. Yearling Heifer, 1 yr. and under 18 months

      3. Sr. Yearling Heifer, 18 months ad under 2 yrs.

      4. Cow 2 years and under 3

      5. Cow 3 years and over

 

CLASS 2B - DAIRY GOAT

Blue: $7.00 Red: $6.00 Participation

LOT-

      6. Dairy Goat

 

CLASS 3 - SHEEP

Blue: $7.00 Red $6.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Ram Lamb, Purebred

      2. Ewe lamb

      3. Yearling Ram, Purebred

      4. Yearling Ram

      5. Aged Ewe

      6. Aged Ram

      7. Market Animal

      8. Production Pen (3 ewes and their lambs)

 

CLASS 4 - SWINE

Blue: $9.00 Red: $6.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Breeding gilt (born after Jan. 1 of this yr.)

      2. Young boar (born after Jan. 1 of this yr.)

Market Swine

Blue: $9.00 Red: $7.00 Participation

LOT-

      3. Market barrow (born after March 1 of this yr.)

 

CLASS 5 - SADDLE HORSES (ONLY MARES AND GELDINGS)

Blue: $3.00 Red: $2.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Halter class, any age

      2. Horsemanship in Saddle (ribbon only)

 

CLASS 6 - POULTRY

Blue: $3.00 Red: $2.00 Participation

Each FFA member must bring 2 one-gallon plastic jugs with handles, i.e. milk bottles or bleach bottles, for watering.  Market chicken exhibitors need to bring 4 plastic jugs. (See section 5 of Poultry for regulations).

LOT-

      1. Production pen (2 pullets)

      2. Market pen (2 broilers)

      3. Turkeys, market pen (2)

      4. Geese (pen of 2)

      5. Ducks (pen of 2)

      6. Pigeons (pair)

      7. Game birds (breeding pair)

      8. Other

 

CLASS 7 - RABBITS

Blue: $3.00 Red: $2.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Buck (breeding age)

      2. Sr. Doe (breeding age)

      3. Fryer

 

CLASS 8 - FIELD CROPS

Blue: $3.00 Red: $2.00 Participation

Must be grown in current crop year and prepared by exhibitor.  Sheaf of grain must be 3 in diameter at a point halfway between the heads and the butt.  Grain is 4 qts.

LOT-

      1. Hybrid corn (10 stalks) for grain

      2. Hybrid corn (10 stalks) for silage

      3. Corn (grain) 4 quarts

      4. Oats (sheaf)

      5. Oats (grain)

      6. Wheat (sheaf)

      7. Wheat (grain)

      8. Barley (sheaf)

      9. Barley (grain)

     10. Flax (sheaf)

     11. Alfalfa (sheaf)

     12. Soybean (sheaf)

     13. Soybeans

     14. Alfalfa hay (8x12x12 slice)

     15. Mix or grass hay slice

     16. Haylage (1 peck) bushel

     17. Corn silage (1 peck)

     18. Other silage

     19. Rye (sheaf)

     20. Rye (grain)

     21. Sunflowers (5 stalks)

     22. Other

 

CLASS 9 - HORTICULTURE

Blue: $3.00 Red: $2.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. Strawberries (1 pint)

      2. Raspberries (1/2 pint)

      3. Sweet corn (5 in husk)

      4. Tomatoes (4)

      5. Carrots (6)

      6. Beets (6)

      7. Radishes (6)

      8. Other root vegetable

      9. Onions (6)

     10. Cabbage (1 head)

     11. Lettuce (1 head)

     12. Cauliflower (1)

     13. Broccoli (1)

     14. Cucumbers (6)

     15. Squash (1)

     16. Pumpkin (1)

     17. Muskmelons (1)

     18. Watermelons (1)

     19. Peas (12 in pod)

     20. Beans (12)

     21. Peppers (3)

     22. Egg Plant (2)

     23. Potatoes (8)

     24. Apples (6)

     25. Crab apples (10)

     26. Grapes (2 clusters)

     27. Plums (6)

     28. Dill (2 heads)

     29. Slicing cucumbers (4)

     30. Rhubarb (3)

     31. Decorative Pumpkin (2)

     32. Zucchini (2)

     33. Natural odd-shaped fruit or vegetable

     34. Manmade odd-shaped fruit or vegetable

     35. Carved or decorated pumpkin

     36.  Wildberries  (1/2 pt)

     37.  Leaf lettuce  (3 plants)

     38.  Chives  (6)

     39.  Beets  (3)

     40.  Other

 

CLASS 10 - AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS

Large: Blue: $16.00 Red: $13.00 Participation

Small: Blue: $10.00 Red: $7.00 Participation

Wood Projects:

LOT-

      1. Shop Equipment

      2. Crop & Livestock Equipment

      3. Home & Recreation

      4. Other

Metal Projects:

LOT-

      5. Power Driven Equipment

      6. Trailers, 2 wheel

      7. Trailers, 4 wheel

      8. Trailers, garden & ATV

      9. Crop Equipment

     10. Livestock Equipment

     11. Shop Equipment

     12. Home & Recreation

     13. Other

Miscellaneous:

     14. Miscellaneous: display boards, panels, electrical displays

 

CLASS 11 - NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Blue: $4.50 Red $3.00 Participation

LOT-

      1. An exhibit displaying good management practices relating to natural resources.

 

CLASS 12 - CHILDREN'S BARNYARD

Entry by previous arrangement only.  Contact one of the Agriculture Education instructors.

LOT-

      1. Large animal with young (cow, horse, sow) $15.00

      2. Medium animal (sheep, bear cub) $10.00

      3. Small animals with young (rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, etc.) $5.00

 

CLASS 13 - LIVESTOCK SHOWMANSHIP

Participation: $2.00

LOT-

      1. Beef

      2. Dairy

      3. Goat

      4. Poultry

      5. Rabbit

      6. Sheep

      7. Swine

 

FFA Market Auction

Saturday morning with BC Youth Market Auction

RULES & REGULATIONS TO QUALITY FOR THE FFA MARKET AUCTION:

1.  FFA beef steers and market heifers must be weighed on the official scale on entry day upon bringing them to the fair.

2.  Eligible beef animals are those in Class 1,lot 3.

3.  FFA market wethers and market barrows must be weighed at the fair on entry day.

4.  Lambs must weigh at least 90 pounds,barrows must weigh at least 170 pounds and beef must weigh 1000 pounds to qualify for the sale.  Beef, swine and wethers must be blue or red ribbon exhibits.

5.  FFA market poultry pens and market rabbit pens are also eligible for the auction.  These animals must be blue ribbon exhibits.

6.  FFA members may enter only one eligible beef animal, barrow, wether, or one pen of eligible poultry or rabbits.

7.  The buyer has the option of either buying the animal or paying the market price plus the premium and taking the animal or birds; or just paying the premium and allowing the member to keep the animal.  The buyer will declare to the auctioneer which option he wants immediately after the animal(s) or bird(s) have been declared sold.

8.  FFA members must be on hand to bring exhibit into the ring.  They also must be present at the end of the auction to thank the buyer and bring the exhibit out for pictures.

9.  Only FFA members living in Becker County, and active in a Becker County FFA chapter are eligible for the auction.