Livestock Exhibit Rules
Showmanship Age Divisions are:
(Age as of January 1 of the current calendar year)
Pee Wee I Division – 6 – 7 (born 7/1-12/31) years of age
Pee Wee II Division – 7 (born 1/1 – 6/30) – 8 years of age
Young I Division – 9-10 years of age.
Young II Division – 11-12 years of age
Junior Division – 13 & 14 years of age
Senior I- 15 & 16 years of age
Senior II – 17-19 years of age
Exhibit release time for all Animal exhibits is:
SWINE ONLY – Friday, July 22nd – 12:o1 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Self-pickups – Friday – 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
BEEF, DAIRY, SHEEP – Sunday, July 24th – 4:00 a.m.to 7:30 a.m.
BEEF, DAIRY, SHEEP Breeding animals – Saturday, July 23rd –
11:00 p.m. to Midnight – Animals shown in the market classes
and/or sold though the livestock auction may NOT leave at
this time. Animals are to be released only with Superintendent’s
continued approval and acknowledgement. All sale destinations
are final at noon on Saturday. No exceptions
Large Livestock Sweepstakes
Species will be shown in the following order:
The Sweepstakes Contests shall be held on
no later than 8:45 a.m. The Jr. exhibitors will show first followed by Sr. exhibitors in each species.
LIVESTOCK PROJECT EVALUATION
*Record books are available from the Extension Office.
Livestock Exhibitors (ages 6-8) use Pee Wee Record Books
Livestock Exhibitors (ages 9-19) use the Michigan 4-H Animal Market Project Record Book
Breeding Stock use 4-H Animal Non-Market Project Record Books–Three Age Divisions – 9 to 12, 13 to 15 and 16 to 19