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For questions please refer to the complete 2018 Oakland County Fairbook.
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Livestock Rules & Awards

Fairbook pages 21-26

LIVESTOCK RULES

Rules apply to: Department numbers: 01-02-03-04-06-08-10-11-12-14

DEPARTMENT RULES

  • Open to Exhibitors 5-7 competitive and 8-19 years of age.

NO CREATIVE WRITING WILL BE ACCEPTED.

19.Livestock Exhibitor Dress Code: No Royalty Identification- Tiaras, Sashes or Hats, etc. are allowed.Exhibitors may not wear medals/pins, shirts, T-shirts, jackets, coats or any wearing apparel which displays a farm name or title/award(s) won by the Exhibitor, or which represent that the Exhibitor is involved with and/or a member of a particular species/breed association while exhibiting in any livestock classes at the Oakland County Fair.Exhibitors are required to dress in clean and appropriate clothing.Shirts should have sleeves and a collar, or can be a 4-H Club T-shirt (tucked in).Skirts should be long (knee-length); pants must be long, neat and clean with no holes.No shorts or sandals will be allowed. See specific species for additional dress code requirements.

NOTE: Volunteers working at the Fair as show superintendents, announcers, ring stewards or judging clerks may not wear articles of clothing which associate them with a particular farm, species/breed association or 4-H Club.This does not apply to the Open Shows.

22.Only animals entered as an exhibit at the Fair are allowed on the grounds and may be sold during Fair No animal, which has been sold, may leave the Fairgrounds until 6 pm on the last day of Fair or until transported from livestock auctions.

23.Any animal, once unloaded in the barn, may not be removed from the Fairgrounds except at the request or permission of the species superintendent, and approval of the Livestock Coordinator.

24.Hair for swine may not be shorter than ½ inch or you will not be allowed to sell in any market class.

25.During the beef, swine and sheep shows, and during the auction, only authorized personnel will be

allowed in that species aisle.

26. There will be no ringside coaching the exhibitor during any show.

27.No individual animal may be shown in both breed and market classes.

28.For Homegrown classes, a second animal entered by an exhibitor cannot place until all exhibitors

first animal has been placed.


MARKET LIVESTOCK AUCTION RULES

LARGE ANIMAL AND SMALL ANIMAL AUCTION

The Fair Board Livestock Auction Committee will manage the annual Market Livestock Auctions at the Oakland County Fair.

Small Animal Auction:Friday July 13, 2018

Buyers’ Dinner begins at 5:00

Auction begins at 6:30

Large Animal Auction:Saturday, July 14, 2018

Buyers’ Dinner begins at 5:00

Auction begins at 6:30

RULES: SeeDepartment 11
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Livestock Coordinator

Jackie Scramlin

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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

JUDGING AWARD

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.

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