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4-H Open All Breeds Beef Heifer Show

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Beef Heifer Rules and Regulations

Youth under the age of 19 (as of January 1, 2022) are eligible to participate.

  • Ages 14 and older will be considered Senior exhibitors.
  • Ages 8-13 will be considered Junior exhibitors.
  • Ages 5-7 will show in noncompetitive classes only.
  • Youth under the age of 5 are not eligible to participate.

Participants exhibit animals at their own risk. No health papers are required. However, NCDA&CS Veterinary Division staff will be on site to inspect animals.

All animals must be shown at halter.

If an exhibitor has more than one animal in a class, the second entry may be shown by another eligible youth.

Each exhibitor must assume all liability in the case of death or injury to his/her livestock.

Exhibitors must have been the primary caretakers of the heifer(s) entered in his/her name for at least 30days prior to the show date.


Classes relate to the birth range of the animal:

  • Mar 1, 2022 and after: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Jan 1- Feb 28, 2022: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Nov 1- Dec 31, 2021: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Sept 1-Oct 31, 2021: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • July 1- Aug 31, 2021: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • May 1- June 30, 2021: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Mar 1- April 30, 2021: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Jan 1- Feb 28, 2021: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Nov 1-Dec 31, 2020: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Sept 1-Oct 31, 2020: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
    • Grand Champion Beef Heifer
    • Reserve Champion Beef Heifer
    • Showmanship:
      • Cloverbud
      • Junior: Grand Champion Showman and Reserve Champion Showman
      • Senior: Grand Champion Showman and Reserve Champion Showman

Beef Heifer Entry Form


Kendra Fortner, Extension Agent
(828) 488-3848