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Breeding Beef Heifer & Steer Show

Rules

Breeding Beef Heifers

1. Health papers are required as according to Texas Animal Health Commission. This division is open to all 4-H and FFA members with registered beef heifer projects or ABC and AOB heifers in Burleson County.
2. Entries will be checked in with the division chairman by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
3. Heifers must be registered in the records of their respective breed association in the name of the exhibitor. Exhibitors must have registration certificates for each animal available for inspection at check-in. Copies of scramble heifer papers will be accepted, PROVIDING THE OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION FROM THE SCRAMBLE SPONSORING ORGANIZATION IS PRESENT WITH THE REGISTRATION PAPERS, VERIFYING THAT THE HEIFER IS A SCRAMBLE HEIFER.
4. Cattle entered in this show must be born on or after March 1, 2020
5. The judging will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2022.
6. Premium and Ribbons will be awarded to places 1-4 in all classes. Banners and belt buckles will be awarded to Grand Champion and Reserve Champion winners.
7. Classes are as follows:
  1. Junior heifer calves born after January 1, 2022.
  2. Senior yearling heifers born October 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021.
  3. Summer yearling heifers born July 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021.
  4. Junior yearling heifers born April 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021.
  5. Early Senior yearling heifers born January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021.
  6. Late Senior Yearling heifers born October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020.
  7. Heifers and cows calved March 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020.
8. Health papers are required as according to Texas Animal Health Commission.
9. No fans will be allowed in aisles or alley ways.
10. Entries must be submitted online on ShoWorks at burleson.fairwire.com by midnight August 18, 2022. Entry fees will be paid by August 25, 2022, to the fair office.
11. Exhibitors will be required to keep their space and stalls in a clean condition by removing filth and litter and placing the same in a designated area where the management may move it with east. No bedding hay will be allowed in the livestock buildings. Violation of this rule will result in a $100 fine. The money will be deducted from premium proceeds if available. If this not paid, there will be a one (1) year suspension of the exhibitor from the fair.
12. No feed or water buckets are to be left in the stalls except during morning and evening feeding periods.
13. The committee will classify any heifer as ABC or AOB for our show only. Heifers will need to be classified by a three (3) man committee before the entry deadline on August 18, 2022.
14. No tranquilizers or pain killers may be administered to any heifer after being checked into the fairgrounds. Any exceptions must be approved by the committee.

Steers

1.Steers will be classified upon arrival at the fair into 3 divisions (American, British, AOB). Provided there are a least 4 steers in a division. If there are 3 or less steers in the division, that division will be combined with AOB. Each division will consist of 2 classes unless there are more than 9 steers in that division.
2. The top 18 in division will be sold at the auction and sale order determined by Judge.
3. Judging of steers will be Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.
4. Premium money will be awarded for 1st through 6th place.
GRAND CHAMPION - BANNER & BUCKLE • RESERVE CHAMPION - BANNER & BUCKLE

5. Each exhibitor will be allowed to purchase and feed no more than two (2) steers. Steers must be fed and fitted to specifications of General Rules. Family entries will be permitted.
6. All steers must be between a minimum weight of 1,000 pounds and a maximum weight of 1,450 pounds, with a 15-pound tolerance on both the minimum (985) and maximum (1,465) weight at final weigh in. Steers will only be weighed once.
7. All steers are subject to a 5% weigh back based on the actual weigh-in weight. The first and second placing steers in each class will be weighed back by Fair officials. If the first or second steer are weighed out, the third placing steer will be moved up and will also be weighed. One steer will be randomly drawn by Fair officials from the remaining steers in each class, to be weighed. If a steer is weighed out, the steer is ineligible for sale in the Junior Livestock Auction but will be allowed to sell last in the Supplemental Sale. All steers which are required to be weighed back, must be weighed immediately after placing. A maximum to two weighing’s will be allowed.
8. All steers must be clipped so that the hair is no more than 1/4" in length prior to entering the fairgrounds. Hair will be checked for length at weigh-in. If any hair is longer than permitted, steer will be sifted.
9. Steers must be dehorned. Recommended show cut.
10. Parents or other adults will not be allowed to assist the exhibitor in the ring during judging. Committee member only allowed in ring or appointed staff.
11. No pumping of liquids into steers will be allowed on fairgrounds.
12. Exhibitors will be required to keep their space and stalls in a clean condition by removing filth and litter and placing the same in a designated area where the management may move it with ease. No bedding hay will be allowed in the livestock buildings. Violation of this rule will result in a $100 fine. The money will be deducted from sale proceeds if available. If the fine is not paid, there will be a one (1) year suspension of the exhibitor from the fair.
13. Any steer found in violation of the Official Livestock Rules after weigh-in will be disqualified from the show. This division is subject to the Burleson County Fair Association General Rules and Regulations and the Livestock Department Rules and Regulations.
14. All entries must be entered online in ShoWorks by 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2022, at burleson.fairwire.com. Entry fees to be paid at tag in.
15. Steer Tag-In/Check-In:
  1. April 3, 2022 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Registration & Entry
  2. September 20, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Steer Check In
  3. September 20, 2022 2:00 p.m. Steer Weigh In Tag in will be at fairgrounds
16. No fans or tack will be allowed in the aisle.

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