LIVESTOCK MEMORIAL RECOGNITION, COMMEMORATIVE AND CHAMPION AWARDS
See General Rule #21 for more information
JOHN COOK MEMORIAL TROPHY FOR LIVESTOCK SWEEPSTAKES
2017 Winner: Abbey Johnston
This trophy will be given in memory of John Cook to the Livestock Sweepstakes Grand Champion.Please note, the same exhibitor may not win this revolving trophy in consecutive years.Donated by Oakland County Farm
Bureau. A revolving trophy will be awarded with a personal trophy to keep.It will be awarded annually until the year 2019.
THE RALPH BRAID MEMORIAL TROPHY FOR JR. BEEF JUDGING
2017 Winner: Tara Bottiglia
All beef exhibitors who will be 15 years old and younger by December 31st of the current year, and who have not previously won the trophy, are eligible to compete.The recipient will be the highest scorer in the Beef Judging area of the Livestock Judging Contest.If there are no junior beef exhibitors in the Livestock Judging Contest, then the trophy will be awarded to the exhibitor with the highest score in the Beef area. Donated from the Memorial Fund.This is a revolving trophy with a personal trophy to keep.
THE MIDDLETON FAMILY LIVESTOCK
2017 Winner:Amy Thueme
This trophy will be awarded annually to the overall winner of the Livestock Judging Contest.
Donated by Oakland County Farm Bureau, in memory of Keith and Theresa Middleton, and in honor of their entire family, for their longtime
support of 4-H and the Oakland County Fair.This is a revolving trophy with a personal trophy to keep.This award is available until the year 2020.
RONALD AND RUSSELL HESS TROPHY FOR CHAMPION MARKET HOG
2017 Winner:Tyler Balon
The exhibitor with the Grand Champion Market Hog will be the recipient of this trophy.
Donated by Ronald and Russell Hess.A revolving trophy will be awarded.
CHAMPION HOMEGROWN MARKET BEEF
2017 Winner: Evelyn Myers
These awards will be given to the individuals who produce the champion animals born on their farms.These are cash awards with $40.00 for 1st place, $30.00 for 2nd place, $20.00 for 3rd place and $10.00 for 4th place in addition to special rosettes.This award is donated by the Curtis Family.
KEITH COUSINS TROPHY FOR CHAMPION MARKET STEER
2017 Winner: Amy Thueme
This trophy will be given in memory of Keith Cousins who loved raising cattle, supported youth and the 4-H program.The exhibitor with the Grand Champion Market Steer will be the recipient of this trophy.Exhibitors may win this award many times.
CHAMPION HOMEGROWN PROSPECT CALF
2017 Winner: Amy Thueme
CHAMPION HOMEGROWN GOAT
2017 Winner:Jessica Reo
These awards will be given to the individuals who produce the champion animals born on their farms.These are cash awards with $50.00 for 1st place, $40.00 for 2nd place, $30.00 for 3rd place, $20.00 for 4th place, $15.00 for 5th and $10.00 for 6th in addition to special rosettes.This award is donated by the Goodison Veterinary Center.
DAISY HILL FARM RECOGNITION TROPHY
FOR HOMEGROWN LAMB
2017 Winner:Morgan Patterson
This trophy, awarded to the Homegrown Market Lamb Champion, is to recognize youth who are studying different breeding programs, feeding programs, vet procedures and also for taking the extra time and effort during lambing.In short to recognize the youth that, through the 4-H learning process, may well be the sheep producers of tomorrow.This award is donated by Daisy Hill Farm.This is a revolving trophy with a personal award available to keep.
RAY CUMMINGS MEMORIAL SWINE SHOWMANSHIP TROPHY
2017 Winner:Josie Roberts
This trophy and award is given in the memory of Ray Cummings a long time Fairboard member and Friend of Fair.This revolving trophy and a $50.00 cash prize will be awarded to the Grand Champion swine showman.The cash prize is in addition to the premium paid to the Grand Champion Showman.Exhibitors may win this award multiple time.This award is available until the year 2026.