2018 ARKANSAS STATE FAIR SPRING LIVESTOCK SHOW SCHEDULE – BEEF EXHIBITORS SCHEDULE
Friday, May 4
8:00 am-11:00 Check in Breeding Cattle
8:00 – 10:00 Process Steers & Commercial Heifers
8:30 – 10:00 Sign up & Pay for Showmanship $10 (Outside Livestock Office in Barn #3)
9:00 All cattle must be in place
9:30 Arkansas Jr. Brahman Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
10:00 Arkansas Jr. Angus Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
10:15 Arkansas Jr. Shorthorn Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
10:45 Arkansas Jr. Charolais Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
11:00 – 12:30 Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association Beef Exhibitor & Beef Family Luncheon
11:30 – 1:30 AJCA sponsored Fitting Contest (Barton Coliseum)
1:30 pm Arkansas Jr. Simmental Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
2:00 Arkansas Jr. Maine Anjou & Chi Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
2:30 Arkansas Jr. Hereford Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum)
3:00 American Brahman Breeders of Arkansas Jr. Association Meeting (Barton Coliseum) 4:00 Steer Show
5:00 Approx. Breeding Beef & Steer Showmanship – followed by steer show -Showmanship will be conducted by AJCA. -Exhibitors MUST pre-enter by 10:00 am. -Heats will be posted by 1:00 pm. Divisions will be held simultaneously (two rings going on at same time).
Saturday, May 5
9:00 am Judging Beef Cattle & Commercial Heifers -Show order will be posted. -Number of head to be shown in each breed show will be included in show order information
Breeds holding their Field Day/Preview Show will show in Ring #1 for the Arkansas Spring Livestock Show. When their breed is complete, they will move to Ring #2 for their Field Day and Showmanship Contest. Those include the following breeds:
- Maine Anjou
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE SPECIAL BEEF SHOW ORDER FOR THIS EVENT!
AJCA 4th Annual Fitting Contest
11:30 am May 4, 2018
Arkansas State Fair Spring Livestock Show
Last year’s event was lots of fun! Winners received great prizes! Form your team now!
AJCA will host a Team Fitting Contest on Friday, May 4th in Little Rock at the Arkansas State Fair Spring Livestock Show. Each team will consist of four individuals. Participants may or may not be members of AJCA. One team member must be from each age division: ages 9 to 12; ages 13 to 14; and ages 15 to 20 (use contestant’s age as of October 1, 2017). The additional team member may be from any of the three age divisions.
See all contest rules and guidelines on the MEMBERSHIP TAB.
Amigos Show Supply and Weaver will sponsor the awards for the members of the top three teams. The deadline to register your team is May 1, 2018. You may mail, email or text team members names and ages to AJCA State Director at firstname.lastname@example.org 479.936.1685.
CURRENT POINTS ARE POSTED HERE!
AJCA Members have until midnight April 25, 2018 to report any discrepancies to AJCA Points Administrator – Lisa Sigmon at email@example.com.
This file is current through the Sharp Co. Fair Spring Show held on 4/07/2018. Please note the Cave City Spring Fling show on 04/07/2018 has not been added to the file. No other shows after 04/07/2018 have been reported at this time.
See ANNOUNCEMENTS TAB for specific show flyers, registration forms & judges – they are listed on the actual page!
See SHOWS TAB for the list of 2018 AJCA Sanctioned Shows or click here for the link!
UPDATES TO MEMBER & SHOW MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES:
- Registered heifers and bulls holding dual breed association papers (those that can be registered in multiple breeds) must declare a breed at their first AJCA show and remain in that breed for the duration of the animals show life.
- Once a heifer calves, she is no longer eligible to participate in AJCA sanctioned shows even if she meets the age requirements of 6 months to 2 years.
The BILL DOROUGH MEMORIAL SHOW – to honor AJCA friend and longtime supporter, the second ring at the annual Thanksgiving Classic is now called “The Bill Dorough Memorial Show”. This past November over $4,000 was raised for the BEEF BRIGADE. Thank you to all participants. This cause was very important to Mr. Bill. During the Beef Brigade Bonanza Cattle Show held recently, an additional $700 was raised for Arkansas youth!
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Congratulations to all of the scholarship winners!