JUNIOR MARKET LAMB SHOW
CHAIRMAN: Bobby Craft
Competition open to current members of any FFA Chapter or 4 - H
Club supervised by a county agent or Ag instructor within Comal and adjoining
1.The Fair Association will take all feasible precautions to
prevent loss, damage or injury to you, your property, your livestock and the
visitors to the Fair, but in case a loss, damage or injury does occur, the Fair
Association will not assume any responsibility for such loss, damage, or
injury. Each exhibitor will be responsible for taking care of his or her
exhibits and for any damage or injury such exhibits may cause.
2.All entries should be postmarked by September 11th. CAPACITY
OF THE BARN IS LIMITED. ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED BY EARLIEST DATE ON A FIRST
PAID FIRST SERVE BASIS AS LONG AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE. When space is filled,
entries will be returned. Entries must be mailed to: Livestock Committee, Comal
County Fair Assn., P.O. Box 310223, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-0223 or
delivered to the Comal County Fair Office.
3. Entries without fees will be rejected. Make checks or money
orders payable to Comal County Fair Assn. All entry fees after September 8th,
IF ACCEPTED, will be CASH or MONEY ORDER only. A $25 fee will be collected on NSF
checks. Entries on the day of shows will be CASH ONLY. DO NOT mail entries
after the 8th—please hand deliver.
4.Livestock must be on the grounds in accordance with arrival
schedule and must remain on fairgrounds, not in individual trailers off of fair
5.All animals exhibited must be free of infectious or contagious
diseases and parasites, such as ticks, ear ticks, lice, or mites. If any animal
is found to carry an infectious disease or parasite that can be transmitted to
the other animals, the owner will be required to treat the animal to prevent
the spread of the disease or parasites or remove the animal from the show
6.All livestock shall meet the Texas Animal Health Regulations.
7.Stall assignment is on first come - first serve basis. The
barn will open Wednesday and Thursday evening from 4-8 pm for early move in of
equipment and stall preparation.
8.Each exhibitor is responsible for cleaning up trash and litter
near and around pens or stalls occupied by the animals and the alleys adjoining
the pens or stalls. Cleaning should be done before exhibitors leave after the
show and before they are released. Shavings do not have to be removed.
9.All animals exhibited must be sufficiently gentle and halter
broken that they can be handled with safety to both exhibitor and spectators.
Animals should be in show condition. Animals that do not meet these
requirements may, at the discretion of the Livestock Superintendent or Show
Chair, be barred from the show ring and/or barn.
10.First through tenth place awards will be offered in each
class, but if in the opinion of the judge the animal exhibited is not worthy of
such award, he may make an award as is in keeping with the quality of the
animal exhibited. The judge's decision will be final. No breed championship
trophy will be awarded unless at least three animals of same sex and breed are
11.Premium money will be awarded in accordance with the ribbon
awarded in all classes, regardless of competition.
12.Breeding and market animals will be released in accordance
with the release schedule. Livestock divisions allowed to leave "After
Show" must be removed within 2 hours of the conclusion of the respective
show or will remain on the grounds until last release time. No exceptions.
13.Exhibitors are encouraged to hang signs over their livestock
to advertise their exhibits, but such signs must not be longer than the space
occupied by the exhibitor’s livestock.
14.A CCFA Coupon redeemable for prize money (at the Cashier Window
in the Main CCFA Office) will be awarded in the livestock office at the
completion of each class or division. Please plan to show ID. If no ID, a
parent, Ag teacher or Extension Agent must be present.
15.Junior Show Exhibitors will be issued two Gate Passes.
Breeding Exhibitors will not exceed 4 passes. Passes will be issued upon
sign-up at the Livestock Office.
16.Unprotected fans are prohibited in livestock barn.
17.Feed and Tack Gate will be open each morning from 7 a.m. to 9
a.m. and each evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Barn closes at 10:00 p.m..
Exhibitors are asked to please be through with feeding and chores by then.
Gates will be secured to protect livestock overnight.
18. A hanging “Livestock Exhibitor” parking pass will be issued
upon registration at the Livestock Office. One per trailer. Exhibitors are
encouraged to park trailers off site if possible, as space in CCFA parking lot
19. All livestock will load and unload at the Grant Street
Appropriate dress for exhibitors is requested. Collared shirts for males and
females, no midriffs or cleavage showing, long pants or skirts and appropriate
footwear is suggested.
Market Lamb Show
1.All exhibitors and lambs are subject to the General Livestock
Rules No. 1 - 20. Exhibitor must own the lamb entered.
2.Entry fee is $15 per head until Sept. 8th, $20 after deadline.
All Entry fees after deadline must be cash. No Refunds.
3. Official weight will be recorded and classes will be split
based on weight. See weighing schedule. No reweigh.
4.Lambs will be shown in the following classes and order:
Southdown, Fine wool, Fine wool Cross, and Medium Wool. Lambs may be classified
in the ring by the judge. Any lamb classified out will be allowed to move to
the proper class
5.Wether and Ewe lambs eligible; must have baby teeth intact;
must be slick shorn; No artificial coloring allowed.
6. 50% of entry fees will be prorated and paid out according to
entries. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st - 10th place, and Grand champion will
be awarded a belt buckle.