Department I - 4-H
Division C - Beef

​Superintendent : Kendra Meek, 360-273-9234 kendrameek13@gmail.com

RULES

  1. READ GENERAL RULES
  2. All animals exhibited in 4-H must be stalled in the 4-H Beef Barn.
  3. Judge will separate steers by grade in the ring.
  4. All animals will be lined up in the show ring by age and judged accordingly.
  5. Steers may be split by weight per judge’s discretion.
  6. Club Herd: Limit one club herd per club.
  7. All animal exhibitors will participate in Herdsmanship.
  8. No animals with horns; no scurs over one inch long.

CLASS 1 - BEEF FITTING & SHOWING
Points: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White - 25

LOT

  1. Junior
  2. Intermediate
  3. Senior

BEEF TYPE
Points: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 35
CLASS 2 - BLACK ANGUS
CLASS 3 - RED ANGUS
CLASS 4 - POLLED HEREFORD
CLASS 5 - SIMMENTAL
CLASS 6 - LIMOUSIN
CLASS 7 - PINZGAUER
CLASS 8 - SHORTHORN
CLASS 9 - BRAHMA
CLASS 10 - CROSSBRED BEEF/BEEF
CLASS 11 - CROSSBRED BEEF/DAIRY (AT LEAST 50% DAIRY)
CLASS 12 - MARKET STEER (MUST BE ENTERED IN MARKET SALE)
CLASS 13 - OTHER BREEDS

LOT

  1. Junior Heifer calves, born after Jan. 1, the current year.
  2. Late Senior Heifer calf, born after Nov. 1, previous year.
  3. Early Senior Heifer calf, born between Sept. 1, and Oct. 31, previous year.
  4. Summer Yearling Heifer, born between May 1, and Aug. 31, previous year.
  5. Junior Yearling Heifer, born between Jan. 1, and Apr. 30, previous year.
  6. Senior Yearling Heifer, born between Sept. 1, and Dec. 31, two years previous.

*Lots A-F will compete for Champion and Reserve Champion. Grand Champion of females will be selected for each breed, rosettes only.
Best Female – first place of each breed to include crossbred.

LOT

  1. Two year old female, born between May 1 and Aug. 3l, two years previous.
  2. Mature Cow.
  3. Cow/Calf, calf under 6 months of age. - 1st calf only. 60% Calf, 40% Cow,
    20 points per calf.
  4. Jr. Bull calf, born after Jan. 1, the current year.
  5. Feeder Steer - non-sale animal - Champion and Reserve Champion
  6. Market Steer-sale animal - grade choice or select Champion and Reserve Champion
  7. Crossbred Dairy-Beef feeders
  8. Club Herd - no premium points, club herd shall consist of 5 animals and any age eligible to show owned by at least 3 exhibitors. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd placing.