4-H Livestock Show Information

LIVESTOCK PROJECT INFORMATION SHEET (LPIS) – LPIS Form

KAUFMAN COUNTY JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW INFORMATION – TBA for 2021

  • Kaufman County Junior Livestock Show Information can be found on the KCJLS website – www.kcjls.com
    • County Steers and Commercial Heifers Validation – TBA for 2021
      • If you major validated (for steers (in June), then the entry form with tag number is STILL DUE THIS NIGHT!!
  • Livestock Entry Form ( for ALL Animal Entries)
    • DEADLINE TO ENTER IS TBA for 2021
      • (KAUFMAN COUNTY 4-Hers NEED THEIRS TO THE OFFICE DECEMBER 13TH)
      • if you major validated market lambs/goats (in October), Wether Does or Dams (in October) and Breeding Sheep and Breeding Does (in October) use that ear tag number
    • YOU HAVE TO ATTACH A W-9  FORM  TO THE ENTRY OR IT IS VOID!!!
  • County Bred Declaration ( For market classes only )
  • County Fair Broiler ORDER FORM. ( you will still need to put on the Livestock Entry Form how many pens you will be showing )
  • Ag Mechanics Entry Form
    • YOU HAVE TO ATTACH A W-9  FORM  TO THE ENTRY OR IT IS VOID!!!
  • MARKET RABBIT MEAT PENS WILL BE VALIDATED ON TBA, AT THE KAUFMAN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.  MORE INFORMATION WILL BE IN 4-H NEWSLETTER.

MAJOR STOCK SHOW UPDATES

  • Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo –  October 8 – 18, 2020  (Deadline to enter-September 4th in the county office)
    • 2020 Livestock Catalog and Schedule
    •  2020 Heart O Texas-Updates and Reminders
  • East Texas Fair – September 25-October 4, 2020  (Deadline to enter-August 14th in the county office)
      • 2020 Livestock Catalog and Schedule
  • West Texas Fair – September 10-19, 2020 (Deadline to enter-August 7th in the county office)
      • 2020 Livestock Catalog (Scroll down alittle ways for show information)
      • 2020 Livestock Schedule
  • State Fair of Texas – September 25-October 18, 2020  (Deadline to enter-August 14th in the county office)
    •  State Fair of Texas Livestock Show Catalog
    • 2020 State Fair of Texas Insider Scoop
    • 2020 State Fair of Texas Show Update
    • Arts & Crafts (Pre-Fair) – How to registerDEADLINE JULY 19TH online!!!!
      • Creative Arts 101 –  Neat articles for some summer fun!!
      • Take a glance at the CREATIVE ARTS HANDBOOK  online and decide which department is the blue-ribbon fit for you, . The Handbook covers all the categories, rules, and guidelines you need to know about your Arts & Crafts (pre-Fair) contest. In your department, locate the specific category you want to enter then determine the class number, you’ll need this information when you register.REGISTER ONLINE
        Though you are not required to register online, getting it done early will ensure you don’t end up missing the deadline – not to mention it helps us get ready for entry take-in day. Online registration is not yet available, but it is right around the corner! Join our mailing list and we’ll notify you when it’s open.
        It’s time to get creative and let those designs and ideas come to life. Have FUN, share your experience with us on social media @STATEFAIROFTX OR #BIGTEX,
      • All exhibitors are required to complete registration before submitting their item(s) for judging. The deadline for pre-Fair registration, along with entry fee payment, is Monday, July 27, 2020. Two options are offered for exhibitors to register – online or mail-in.
        • Online Registration – Create an account at BigTex.com/ CreativeArts to register your item(s) and pay for entry fees. A registration receipt will be sent upon completion.
        • Mail-in Registration – Fill out the Pre-Fair Registration Form located at the back of the book or find a printable copy of the form at BigTex.com/CreativeArts. Mail the completed form and all entry fees to the Creative Arts building.
        • All registration forms must arrive by the deadline provided. Exhibitors may choose to have their registration receipt sent
          via standard mail or email. Checks and money orders should be made out to the State Fair of Texas. All returned or NSF checks will be subject to a $40 fee.
    • Horse Events
      • Team Roping (August 7-9)
      • Ranch Sorting (August 14-16
      • Arabian Horse Show (August 28-30)
      • Youth Rodeo (TBA)
  • Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (COMING IN SEPTEMBER)

    • Livestock Show Entry Forms (More detailed information on entering livestock can be found on the 2020 Livestock Information Sheet)
    • LIVESTOCK_JUNIOR_SHOW_Entry_App(2)
    • Livestock Premium List
    • Show Updates
    • Judging Contests schedule
  • San Antonio Livestock Exposition (COMING IN AUGUST)
    • Show Schedule (tentative)
    • Weight Breaks
    • Entry Forms
    • Livestock Premium (The 2020 Livestock Premium List will be posted at a later date.)
    • Calf Scramble Entry Worksheet + Release Forms + Medical Questionnaire
    • San Antonio Livestock Updates
  • San Angelo Livestock Show
    • San Angelo Livestock Show Exhibitor Page ( has schedule, Premium Book, entry forms  weight breaks, judges)
    • San Angelo Livestock Show Entries
    • San Angelo Livestock Show Update
  • Houston Livestock Show (COMING IN AUGUST)
    • Houston Livestock Show Schedule
    • Houston Premium Handbook
    • Houston Livestock Show Judges
    • Houston Junior Show Entry Worksheet
    • Houston Livestock Show Updates
    • Calf Scramble Application
  • Rodeo Austin (COMING IN AUGUST)
    • Rodeo Austin Livestock Show(premium book, Judges, entry form)
    • Rodeo Austin Livestock Show Schedule
    • Rodeo Austin Livestock Show Updates
    • Ultimate Calf Scramble

TEXAS 4-H YOUTH LIVESTOCK WEBSITEClick Here

QUALITY COUNTS

  • Quality County Verification Information – If you plan to participate in any of the majors (Fort Worth, San Antonio, San Angelo, Houston, State Fair of Texas or Star of Texas) you are required to complete the mandated Quality Counts Verification. Once you take the test and pass for your age division you will not have to take the test again, unless you are a junior member, you will then be required to take the senior level test when you reach the appropriate grade level.
  • For Livestock Exhibitors Only –  Please Select 4-H/FFA option to assist if you ever participate in one of the two programs.

BEEF PROJECTS

  • Beef Project-Create a Winner
  • 2020 Spring Heifer Validation order form
    • Show Heifer Verification which is held in October is for the 2020 Spring Major Stock Shows (example – Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston) junior heifer shows. Important Dates:
      • *NEW Deadline to order a UIN August, 2019 for the FALL Texas Heifer Validation UIN Order Period.
      • $15.00 per UIN – guess how many heifers you might have but  you will only pay for how many you will ACTUALLY validate in.
      • A Color copy set of papers MUST be turned in WHEN you validate.  You Must have the actual papers in hand with correct ownership and ownership date on the papers (NO TRANSFER PAPERS ALLOWED).

       * Heifers validated will not be validated unless there has been a change in breed or ownership.

SWINE PROJECTS

GOAT PROJECTS

SHEEP PROJECTS

RABBIT PROJECTS

POULTRY PROJECTS

 

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