JACKSON COUNTY YOUNG FARMER SHOWRING SHOWDOWN HOG AND CATTLE SHOWS

MIDNIGHT MADNESS
HOG SHOW

December 11-13,
2020

Georgia National Fairgrounds
• Perry, GA

 

***GENERAL SHOW
RULES, INFORMATION AND DATES***

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries will be processed online
through theshowportal.com by Dec. 1st, 2020

 

JCYF
SCHOLARHSIP:
  The
Jackson County Young Farmers will be offering two (2) $500 scholarships to high
school seniors who have been actively involved in the Georgia junior livestock
program. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has shown beef or
swine. Scholarships must be postmarked no later than November 25, 2020.

 

GATES OPEN: Gates open on for cattle and hogs, on Friday,
December 11, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 7:00
a.m.  All Showring Showdown animals must be in place no later than noon on
Saturday, December 12.  All animals will be assigned stalling or pen space. 
Please check with officials for your stall and pen assignments.  Hogs
participating in the Midnight Madness Show must be in place on Friday, December
11 by 5:00 p.m.

 

SHOWRING SHOWDOWN CHECK–IN: Saturday, December 12,
2020 from 9:00 a.m. to noon for hogs and cattle.

JUNIOR JUDGING CONTEST:  The JCYF will not be hosting
a livestock judging contest this year, nor will the Southeast 3 be taking
place.

 

MIDNIGHT MADNESS MARKET HOG SHOW: Friday, December
11, 2020 at 9:00 p.m.  Bring your elite show pigs for this elite show pig
event.  The best of the best will be competing for top prizes.  JCYF will be
paying back 70% of the entries based on 50 hogs.  The number of entries will
determine how many overall winners will be named with the possibility of paying
out up to the Top 5.  No class or division money will be awarded.  Midnight
Madness weight cards are due by 5:00 p.m. on show day.  You must turn in
separate weight cards for the Midnight Madness Show and Showring Showdown
Shows.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:  Partnering with Perry Volunteer
Outreach, the JCYF Showring Showdown is offering our exhibitors the opportunity
to give back.  PVO is a faith based organization that is a non-profit charity
established in 2000 to assist those in Perry and south Houston County, Georgia
area with emergency financial assistance for housing, utilities, and medical
needs. Parked between the cattle and hog barns will be a Georgia National Fair
Champion trailer that we hope to fill with new, unwrapped toys.  We sincerely
hope that you will take part in the opportunity to make sure that children in
Houston County and surrounding counties will have a merrier Christmas.   All
donations should be placed in the trailer before the beginning of showmanship
on Saturday Dec. 12, 2020.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL:  Sunday School will take place at 7:30
a.m. in the Hog Show Arena on Sunday, December 13, 2020.

 

 

2020 Showring
Showdown Schedule of Events

Friday, December 11

8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.    Gates open for cattle and hog
arrivals

5:00 p.m.                     Midnight Madness Weight Cards Due

9:00 p.m.                     Midnight Madness Market Hog
Show

Saturday, December 12

9 a.m. – noon              Check-in for cattle and hogs

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.        Lindner Feeds (Hog Barn), Godfrey’s
(Cattle Barn)

3:00 p.m.                     Swine Showmanship followed by Purebred
Gilt Show

3:00 p.m.                     Cattle Showmanship

*Scholarship presentations will be
announced during final drive of senior showmanship for each species.

Sunday, December 13

7:30 a.m.                     Sunday School – Hog Arena

8:00 a.m.                     Market Hog Show beginning with
Purebred Barrows followed by Crossbred Market Hogs

9:00 a.m.                     Heifer Show followed by Market
Heifers then the Steer Show

 

***SHOWRING
SHOWDOWN HOG SHOW RULES AND INFORMATION***

 

HOG SHOW JUDGE:
Chad Day

SHOWMANSHIP and
PUREBRED GILTS JUDGE:
Doug Albright

PUREBRED BREEDING GILT SHOW:  Saturday, December 12,
2020 following showmanship.

            Breed Champions Awarded to Duroc, Hampshire,
Landrace and Yorkshire

Breed Champion -
$50.00 • Reserve Breed Champion - $25.00

Supreme Breed
Champion - $150.00 • Reserve Supreme Breed Champion - $100.00

PUREBRED BARROW SHOW:  Sunday, December 13, 2020 beginning
at 8:00 a.m.  Champions Awarded to Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace and Yorkshire
Barrows.  All breed barrow champions and reserve champions are eligible to
compete for Overall Market Hog Champion Top 10 Awards.

Breed Champion -
$50.00 • Reserve Breed Champion - $25.00

MARKET HOG JACKPOT SHOW: Sunday, December 13, 2020
following Purebred Barrow Show.  All Market Hog Division Champions will compete
for the Top 10 Market Hog Champions

 

Champion Market
Hog - $1500.00

Reserve Champion
Market Hog - $1000.00

3rd High Overall
Market Hog - $600.00

4th High
Overall Market Hog- $400.00

5th High
Overall Market Hog- $350.00

6th
High Overall Market Hog - $300.00

7th
High Overall Market Hog - $250.00

8th
High Overall Market Hog - $200.00

9th
High Overall Market Hog - $150.00

10th
High Overall Market Hog - $100.00

 

(Money contingent
on number of entries – payback based on 600 entries)

HOG SHOW GUIDELINES

  1. Any exhibitor 21 years of age or under is eligible to show.
  1. All swine must be blood tested PRV and Brucellosis
    negative within 30 days of the show and have an official health
    certificate.  All out-of-state swine must have a prior permit number on
    the health certificate.  Please be timely in bleeding your hogs to
    facilitate the return of your health certificate prior to show date (GA
    diagnostic vet lab closes for Christmas holidays).
  1. Entries are open to the world. Market barrows,
    market gilts, purebred gilts, and purebred barrows are eligible.  No
    boars! Market hogs will not be shown by breed or sex.  Market
    barrows and market gilts will be shown together by weight.  Purebred gilts
    with registration certificates will be shown by breed (Duroc, Hampshire,
    Landrace and Yorkshires).  Purebred gilts with registration papers will be
    shown by breed by age.  Purebred barrows with registration certificates
    will be shown by weight.
  1. The barn will open on Friday, December 11th beginning at 8:00
    a.m. and on Saturday, December 12th beginning at 7:00 a.m..  Check in will
    be Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 9 a.m. - noon.  All market hogs and
    purebred barrows must be weighed and turn in a weight card no later than noon. 
    Purebred barrows and purebred gilts must be checked in with an original
    registration certificate no later than noon.
  1. There is no limit to the number of entries per exhibitor.
  1. Prize money will be paid to the first five places in
    each weight class.  Contingent on number of entries, proposed payouts will
    be 1st - $40, 2nd - $35, 3rd - $30, 4th
    - $25, 5th - $20.
  1. All entries must be entered by  December 2, 2020. 
    The entry fee is $35.00 per pig.   A late fee of $20.00 per head cash will
    be required after this date and will be collected at check-in. The
    committee reserves the right to refund money to entries if the number of
    entries exceeds pen space.  All entries should be submitted on theshowportal.com.
    THE LATE FEE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.
  1. Pigs do not have to be entered in the State Market Hog
    Show to enter this show.
  1. Market Hog Show: Divisions in the market hog
    show will be divided evenly among the classes, as far as possible. 
    Division winners will compete for Grand Champion honors.  The judge will
    select Grand and Reserve Champions, then will rank the next eight hogs to
    allow for proper distribution of premium monies.  All market hog entries
    must have a clean, readable ear tag in place.  Pigs must be tagged before
    check in.
  1. Purebred Shows: All purebred gilts
    and barrows must be registered Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire with
    a proper registration certificate from the National Swine Registry for
    their respective breed.  Purebred entries must show the exhibitor’s name
    or exhibitor’s family farm as the current owner on the registration
    paper.  Purebred animals do not have to have ear tags but must be ear
    notched according to their registration certificate.  Entries must be
    farrowed on or after June 1, 2020.  A minimum of 6 head will be required
    to hold a breed show.
  1. Showmanship: Showmanship will begin at 3:00
    p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2020.  Exhibitors must pay a $10.00 entry fee
    for the showmanship jackpot.  Classes will be broken by the exhibitors’
    birthday.  Showmanship will be shown from youngest to oldest and broken
    according to the number of entries.  Prize money for showmanship will be
    strictly a jackpot prize of money collected per showmanship division.
  1. The rules committee reserves the right to interpret all
    rules.  Decision of the judge and the rules committee will be final.
  1. Weighing and Weigh
    Back
    :
    Exhibitors will be required to turn in weigh cards
    declaring the weight of each market entry.  Official scales will be
    located in the barn and exhibitors will be responsible for weighing and
    turning in the weights of their particular entries.  If an exhibitor wins
    a class or is 2nd place, they will be reweighed and must be
    within 5% of the weight that is on the exhibitor’s weight card.  If an
    exhibitor weighs out, the 3rd place animal will be moved up and
    weighed.  If necessary, this will continue until two exhibitors have
    weighed within 5% of their recorded show weight.  Once an exhibitor’s
    entry has been reweighed from class, there will be no further weigh backs
    for that particular entry.  Any issues regarding the scales or the
    weighing process must be brought to the show officials prior to check-in
    ending, after that time no issues regarding the weighing process will be
    addressed.

***MIDNIGHT
MADNESS HOG SHOW RULES AND INFORMATION***

HOG SHOW JUDGE:
Doug Albright

Midnight Madness Market Hog show will follow same health
guidelines and show rules at the Showring Showring Showdown Show.  This is a
market hog show.  Hogs will show as Market Hogs with barrows and gilts in the
same show, showing together.  All entries must pre-register by the entry
deadline of December 2, 2020.  Entry fees are $100 per hog.  A late fee of
$20 per head will strictly be enforced.   This is a separate entry fee from the
Showring Showdown Show.  Weight cards for the Midnight Madness Show are due no
later than Friday, December 11 at 5:00 p.m.  The show will start at 9:00 p.m.
that same day.  Please see notes above about Weighing and Weigh Backs.  JCYF
will be paying back 70% of the entries based on 50 hogs.  The number of entries
will determine how many overall winners will be named with the possibility of
paying out up to the Top 5.  There will be no showmanship in the Midnight
Madness Show.

 

***CATTLE SHOW
RULES AND INFORMATION***

 

CATTLE SHOW JUDGE:
Andy Higgins

 

HEIFER SHOW: Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 8:30
a.m.

Champion Heifer -
$1000.00

Reserve Champion
Heifer - $500.00

3rd High Overall
Heifer - $250.00

MARKET HEIFER SHOW: Sunday, December 13, 2020
immediately following the heifer show.

STEER SHOW: Sunday, December 13, 2020
immediately following the market heifer show.

 

Champion Market
Animal - $1000.00

Reserve Champion
Market Animal - $500.00

3rd High Overall
Market Animal - $250.00

 

 

  1.  All heifers must be born January 1, 2019 and after.  It
    is recommended that steers are born August 1, 2019 and after.
  1. Any exhibitor 21 years of age or under is eligible to
    show.
  1. Health- Valid health papers are required and will be
    checked upon arrival.
  1. Entries are open to the world. Market steer,
    market heifer and heifer show.  Market steers and market heifers will be
    shown by weight.  Purebred heifers with registration certificates will be
    shown by breed by age.  Commercial heifers without registration papers
    will be shown by weight.
  1. The barn will open, on Friday, December 11 beginning at 8:00
    a.m. and on Saturday, December 12 beginning at 7:00 a.m..  Check in will
    be Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 9 a.m. - noon.   All steers and
    heifers must be checked in from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, December 12, 2020.
  1. There is no limit to the number of entries per exhibitor.
  1. Prize money in class will be awarded to the top
    three and the top three in each breed will be awarded.
  1. All entries must submitted by December 2, 2020
    through theshowportal.com.  The entry fee is $40.00 per head.   A late fee
    of $20.00 per head cash will be required after this date and will be
    collected at check-in. The committee reserves the right to refund money to
    entries if the number of entries exceeds.  THE LATE FEE WILL BE
    STRICTLY ENFORCED AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.
  1. Cattle do not have to be entered in the State Cattle Show
    to enter this show.

 

  1. Showmanship:  Showmanship will be broken up
    by grade level or combination of grade levels (depending on numbers) and
    will be 100% payback to the top 3 exhibitors.  A peewee showmanship will
    be available as well during the showmanship portion of the show.

 

  1. Steer Show: All steers will be weighed and
    classified by show committee members.  Steer classifications will be
    American, British, Continental and Cross.  A top 3 will be named from each
    breed and will be eligible to return to the supreme market animal drive.
  1. Market Heifer Show: All market heifers will
    be shown by weight and a top 3 will be named and will be eligible to
    compete in the supreme market animal drive. Market heifers can also
    compete in the commercial heifer show but an additional entry fee will be
    assessed.

 

  1. Heifer Show: Heifers will be shown according
    to breed and should have valid registration papers.  The show will require
    there to be a minimum of 8 heifers pre entered to constitute a breed,
    otherwise they will be placed into the AOB category.  A top three in each
    breed will be named and will be eligible to return to for the supreme
    heifer drive.  Commercial heifers will be shown by weight and are also
    eligible to compete in the market heifer show but an additional entry fee
    will be assessed.