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4H Swine

Helen Zylstra

Helen Zylstra

Superintendent
(360) 966-7845

Department 26

4H Livestock Department Rules

Ethics in the Show Ring
Rules & Regulations

To place an on-line entry: http://nwwafair.fairwire.com/

*NEW FOR 2018*

All entries must be registered on-line. This will be required for all exhibits and exhibitors that are entered in the fair. If you don’t have access to a computer, then the library is your best option. There will also be a computer available for use at the fair office during normal business hours.

Haul in: All exhibits must be in place by 9 a.m. Monday of the fair.
Release: Saturday 9 p.m. after the fair. All swine must be removed from the fairgrounds by 10 a.m. Sunday after the fair.

Vet Checks will be on Monday from 6:30-8:30 a.m.

CALENDAR OF 4-H SWINE EVENTS

MONDAY
8 a.m. Mandatory Livestock Exhibitors Meeting
9 a.m. Market Sale - Animal Weigh In & Pictures Taken

WEDNESDAY
9 a.m. 4-H Swine Type

THURSDAY
9 a.m. 4-H Swine Fitting & Showing

FRIDAY
10 a.m. Swine Quiz Bowl
1 p.m. Market Stock Sale

SATURDAY
11 a.m. 4-H Livestock Judging
3 p.m. 4-H Round Robin Competition, Awards Presentation follows

  • Entries can be placed on-line or forms are due in the fair office by July 25th. If July 25th falls on a weekend, entries will be accepted in the fair office on the following Monday without penalty. Late entries will be charged a fee of $25.00 per head through July 31st. After July 31st entries might not be accepted.
  • Animals will be shown by breed.
  • Limited to seven animals per exhibitor, not limited to one entry per class. In case of shortage in stall space, 4-H members with the most entries will be cut first.
  • Animals shown in market classes will not be eligible for show in breeding classes.
  • Ownership must be established, or contract written and dated by June 1st and included in record book.
  • Must show in Fitting and Showing to show in Type.
  • All swine must be removed from the fairgrounds by 10 a.m. on Sunday after the fair.

Trophy Sponsors:
Overall Showman - Mike and Jeanne Smith
Reserve Champion Showman - RL Herringa

Individual Lot Winners - Peoples Bank, Barkley Financial Center

Bee in Bloom - 4H Novice Swine Fit and Show Reserve Champion
Bee in Bloom - 4H Junior Swine Fit and Show Reserve Champion

EPL - 4H Intermediate Swine Fit and Show Reserve Champion
EPL - 4H Senior Swine Fit and Show Reserve Champion
Champion Rosettes to be awarded in all classes


DIVISION A - FITTING AND SHOWING


PREMIUMS: 27.00 22.00 17.00
CLASS NUMBER
1. Novice, first year fitting and showing swine
2. Junior, 8 - 10 years of age
3. Intermediate, 11 - 13 years of age
4. Senior, 14 to less than 19 years of age

DIVISION B - DUROCS
DIVISION C - HAMPSHIRE
DIVISION D - YORKSHIRE
DIVISION E - CROSS BREEDS
DIVISION F - OTHER BREEDS

PREMIUMS: 18.00 16.00 13.50
CLASS NUMBER
1. Gilt, 4 to 6 months
2. Gilt, over 6 months
3. Sow, over 1 year
Grand and Reserve Champion Rosette


DIVISION G - FEEDER PIGS - All breeds under 220 pounds

PREMIUMS: 18.00 16.00 13.50
CLASS NUMBER
1. Feeder Pigs
Grand and Reserve Champion Rosette


DIVISION H - MARKET HOGS

4H Champion Market Hog trophy sponsored by Doug and Diane Bowman
4H Reserve Champion Market Hog trophy sponsored by Vanderpol and Maas

See Market Sale Rules
Minimum of 220 pounds to a maximum of 290 pounds

PREMIUMS: 18.00 16.00 13.50
CLASS NUMBER
1. Market Hogs
Grand and Reserve Champion Rosette

DIVISION J - CLUB HERDSMANSHIP
To be entered by Club Leader ONLY

JUDGING: Will be done on a club basis three times a day. Each club shall consist of not less than five animals. Awards will be handed out on Saturday afternoon. Will be based on condition of animals, cleanliness, attentiveness of exhibitors, arrangement of club, stall, and educational decorations.

PREMIUMS: 30.00 /29.00 /27.50 /26.00 /25.00 /24.00 /22.50 /21.50 /20.50 /19.00 /18.00 /17.00 /16.00
CLASS NUMBER
1. Herdsmanship

Rosette to the top club of the week


DIVISION K - SELF DETERMINED PROJECTS
Bring to the Jansen Building to be judged. Contact person is Joyce Hubbard.
This class is for projects made that are associated with swine.

PREMIUMS: 9.00 7.00 6.00
CLASS NUMBER
1. Projects costing over $5.00 to make

PREMIUMS: 5.00 4.00 3.00
CLASS NUMBER
2. Projects costing under $5.00 to make


DIVISION L - JUDGING - Swine

NEED TO BE ENTERED WITH OTHER ENTRIES AHEAD OF TIME.
Must do oral reasons and be enrolled in a livestock project to receive premium.
Rosettes for: Junior, Intermediate, Senior, and Top Oral Reasons Score

PREMIUMS: 6.00 5.00 4.00
CLASS NUMBER
1. Junior - 8 - 10 years of age
2. Intermediate - 11 - 13 years of age
3. Senior - 14 to less than 19 years of age

4-H in Action, enter online, choose location and time.


DIVISION M - SWINE QUIZ BOWL

The Swine Quiz Bowl will be Friday at 10 a.m. in the swine arena. Form a team of 4 from your club or another club. This is available to all 4H club members. Sign up on the poster board in the 4H swine area. Prizes are sponsored by EPL.
NO PREMIUM
CLASS NUMBER

1. Swine Quiz Bowl

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