Special Rules

CONSIGNMENT OF MARKET & CATCH-IT ANIMALS:

Consignments for sale animals and extra market animals to be shipped

Market Sheep and Goat Weigh-in Tuesday 2:00 p.m. Sheep Show Wednesday 8:00 a.m.

Market Lamb Weights 100lbs-170-lbs

 

1. This department is governed by the rules and regulations of the Eastern Colorado Roundup. Check Rules and Regulations for any changes or additions. See Index for page numbers.

2. All female sheep (including market ewe lambs) must have scrapie premise tags as required by Federal and State of Colorado law.

3. All breeds or crossbreeds, either wethers or ewes are eligible for market classes. All market lambs must be weighed and ear tagged on designated date 80 days prior to fair to be eligible to show in market classes. Minimum weight for market lambs 100#; maximum weight 170#. Lambs must be slick shorn (1/4” or less) before weigh-in at fair.

4. Exhibitors must provide their own wood shavings/chips for bedding.

5. Market Lamb weigh-in Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

6. All Stall Fees MUST be paid prior to weigh-in.

7. Exhibitors must clean out their stalls before checking their animals out on the last day of fair.
8. Base date for computing ages of breeding sheep is September 1.

9. Where two exhibitors do not have three or more entries in each class, the entries will be combined in another breeding sheep class.

Order of Showing:

(1) Showmanship; (2) Catch It Sheep;(3) Feeder Class; (4) Market Class; (5) Breeding Class.

 

SHOWMANSHIP

(Junior Division Only) (Must show your own animal)

Premiums: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $8.00; 3rd - $6.00, 4th - $4.00; 5th - $2.00

Trophies: Champion Senior, Intermediate and Junior Sponsored by: Jack & Pam Priest

Belt Buckles: Champion Senior, Intermediate and Junior Sponsored by: Shaffer Farms

1. Senior division (14 years old and over)
2. Intermediate division (11, 12 &13 years old)

3. Junior division (8, 9, & 10 years old)

 

CATCH IT SHEEP CONTEST
(Junior Exhibitors Only)

Premiums: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $8.00; 3rd - $6.00

Champion Catch-It Sheep

$50 Cash Award: Daniel and Beth Ray Special Rules

1. If a youth only has the one market catch-it sheep, they may sell one sheep at the Junior Livestock Sale. If the youth has other market sheep they may still only sell one sheep to consign to the sale.

2. In case of a tie in final scores the following will be used to break the tie:

a. Score of Sponsor Relations
b. Record book Score

c. Live Placing Score

3. The youth participants must declare the breeding or market option on their application. Wethers and ewes will be purchased and distributed to participants next April. Members that have selected the breeding catch-it will show them in the breeding show, members that have selected the market catch- it will show them in the market lamb show. Both project options will be shown at the county fair

4. All female sheep must have scrapie premise tags as required by Federal and State of Colorado law.

 

FEEDER LAMBS


Premiums: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $8.00; 3rd - $6.00

1. Single best feeder lamb

 

MARKET LAMBS

 

Premiums: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $8.00; 3rd - $6.00 4th - $4.00; 5th - $2.00

Champion - $15.00; Reserve Champion - $10.00
Grand Champion - $25.00;

Reserve Grand Champion - $15.00

Buckle: Grand Champion Market Lamb

Sponsored by: Arickaree Tumbleweeds 4-H Club

Trophy: Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb

Sponsored by: Vale & Dorothy Blessing

1. Single lamb (heavy, medium, light)

2. Grand Champion & Res. Grand Champion Market Lamb

3. Pen of 2 lambs (heavy, medium, light)

 

BREEDING CLASSES

ALL BREEDS WILL BE SHOWN TOGETHER, INCLUDING

CROSSBRED.

Premiums: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $8.00; 3rd - $6.00 Ribbons will be presented to winners of 4th and 5th places.

Champion - $15.00; Reserve Champion - $10.00; Grand Champion - $25.00;; Reserve Grand Champion - $15.00

Special Premiums for Junior Exhibitors onlyTrophy:

Grand Champion Junior Breeding Sheep Sponsored by: Arickaree FFA Trophy:

Reserve Grand Champion Junior Breeding Sheep
Sponsored by: Don and Debbie Myers

1. Orphan Lamb Project (Enrolled project members only).

2. Ram, 1 yr and under 2 yrs.
3. Ram lamb, born between Jan. 1 and May 31 of current year.

4. Champion and Reserve Champion Ram.
5. Ewe, 2 yrs. And over.
6. Ewe, 1 yr. And under 2 yrs.
7. Ewe lamb, born between Jan 1 and May 31 of current year.

8. Champion and Reserve Champion Ewe.
9. Champion of Breeds.
10. Pen of 2 ewes, under 1 yr.

11. Pen of 2 yearling ewes, over 1 yr. And under 2 yrs.

12. Pen of 2 lamb rams, under 1 yr.
13. Get-of-Sire (4 sheep/ewes any age/rams under 2/from 1 sire.)


SHEEP FEEDING CONTEST-RATE OF GAIN

 

Premiums: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $8.00; 3rd - $6.00, 4th - $4.00; 5th - $2.00

Champion Rate of Gain - $50.00 and Trophy

Sponsored by: Franke Family In Memory of Vernon Franke

1. Open to Washington County 4-H and FFA members with sheep marketing projects.

2. Lambs must weigh-in, ear tagged, and shall meet the weight requirements for the market sheep.

3. Any breed or crossbreed; both wethers and ewes are eligible.

4. Lambs will be weighed with all other market sheep projects.

5. Contest judged on total gain. One point for each pound of gain.

6. Lambs must be slick shorn (¼” or less) before weigh-in at fair.

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