BEEF CATTLE - Board Members in Charge

BEEF CATTLE - Board Members in Charge

23 Beef Cattle BEEF CATTLE Board Members in Charge Joseph Goggin and Marshall Coyle Superintendent Rob Amburgey, Nicholasville, KY 4-H/FFA Youth Show Superintendent Andy Mills, Brandenburg, KY Amount offered by Kentucky State Fair . $ 54,145.00 Schedule Of Judging Friday, August 24 8:00 a.m. - Hereford by TBA 8:00 a.m. - Limousin by TBA 10:30 a.m.- Simmental, followed by SimAngus/SimSolutions by TBA 12:00 p.m.(noon) - Shorthorn by TBA 2:30 p.m. - Red Angus by TBA Saturday, August 25 8:00 a.m. - Angus by TBA 8:00 a.m. - Charolais by TBA 11:00 a.m. - Gelbvieh/Balancer by TBA 12:00 p.m. (noon) - Chianina by TBA Sunday, August 26 8:00 a.m.

- Red Poll by TBA 8:00 a.m. - Santa Gertrudis by TBA 10:00 a.m. - Salers by Dr. Robin Sheets, West Lafayette, IN 10:00 a.m. - Piedmontese by Chris Milam, Olmstead, KY PLEASE NOTE: With proper documentation of entry at another major state fair, an exhibitor may petition for early release. The request must be made to Entry Department and will not be granted until verified by state fair or livestock show. All bedding must be provided by exhibitor. This may be brought from home or purchased at fair. No bulk sawdust, tan bark or shavings permitted. Only baled or bagged bedding allowed. Beef cattle will be released at 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 26. ENTRY DEADLINE: JULY 10 1. Entries in the beef cattle department must be made on cattle entry forms or through the online entry system, ENTERING EACH ANIMAL IN THE NAME OF THE BONA FIDE OWNER, giving the registered name and number and date of birth of the animal to be exhibited. GROUP CLASS ENTRIES WILL BE MADE at time papers are checked. To enter online, go to www.kystatefair.org. Complete information must be provided.

24 Beef Cattle 2. Beef animals owned in partnership or by syndicate may be shown in the name of the partnership or syndicate only; except that at the time of entry a determination will be made that such animals will be shown in the name of one partner or syndicate member. Animals must be shown the same way in group classes as they are in open single classes. 3. All applications for entry of cattle must be accompanied by an entry fee of $14 per head. Entry fees do not dictate stall space. Exhibitors will receive one stall for each animal delivered to the Fair, regardless of the number of entries made.

(A stall is one tie space. There are three tie spaces per bay.) Grooming will not be allowed in aisles. Additional tack stalls will NO longer be available for purchase. Space for tack and display is subject to availability. NO REFUNDS OF FEES WILL BE MADE.

LATE ENTRIES: An entry fee of $28 per head will be charged for all entries postmarked after July 10. Late entries must arrive at the Fair office by July 25. Late entries will be accepted for the open show only. No late entries will be accepted in the 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Show. Exhibitors now have the option of an extra late deadline. Entry Fees of $50 per head will be charged. Extra late entries must arrive at the Fair office by August 3. 4. Beef animals must have registration papers in the owner’s name or a photocopy of valid papers in process for registration or transfer (to be collected by the Superintendent and forwarded to the appropriate Association) to be eligible to show.

Each exhibitor will be required to present certificates of registration for his entries when called upon by the superintendent. No animal will be checked in without this identification.

5. SUBSTITUTIONS will be accepted for animals in the same class only. Substitutions can be made only in the name of the original exhibitor-owner as listed on the entry form. In breed shows without defined classes, substitutions can be made only with an animal of the same sex and a birth date within 90 days of the original entry. 6. All entries must be animals recorded in the American Herd Books for the particular breed to which they belong. 7. No transfer of ownership of an animal will be made later than one hour prior to the beginning of the show. Please check your Association’s rules as some require transfers to be on file by entry closing date.

8. All livestock entries should be brought through Gate 4 off Crittenden Drive. TO ELIMINATE UNDUE CONGESTION AND CONFUSION, TRUCKS WILL BE ALLOWED IN LIVESTOCK WING ONLY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10:00 P.M. AND 6:00 A.M. 9. No bull over one year of age will be allowed on the grounds without a lead ring in his nose.

10. When on exhibition in the ring, each animal must be under halter, and

25 Beef Cattle in the charge of the owner or exhibitor. 11. All exhibitors are limited to two ribbons and two premiums in each class. 12. All exhibitors in the Beef Cattle Show will be required to show their cattle at the call of the Superintendent. Failure to comply with this request will result in premiums being withheld until satisfactory explanation of same can be made. 13. See General Rules for health regulations, protests and other information. 14. The Fair will provide large, portable containers for the disposal of manure and trash.

These vehicles will be parked at various locations throughout livestock buildings at all times. No bedding or manure is to be heaped in the area at any time. It must be put into the above container, and will be removed when full and replaced by another receptacle. Help us keep our livestock building clean. 15. Tents or sleeping areas that are enclosed at the top are not permitted in the stall area. Please help us in complying with this fire code regulation.

16. No butt fans or misters will be allowed in the aisles. Fans must be placed overhead within the stall area. Also, no portable generators are allowed in the building. In order to create a good public image and add to the attractiveness of the livestock area, all beds, cots, bedding, etc., must be made up and out of aisles by 8:00 a.m. each morning. This rule will be enforced by management and will also reflect in Herdsman Award judging.

26 Beef Cattle Beef Herdsman Awards Top Herdsman . . BANNER & $200.00 Runner-Up . $ 150.00 3rd - $125 4th - $100 5th - $50 6th - $25 7th - $20 These awards will be given to the seven (7) cleanest and most attractive exhibits.

Judging to be determined by a committee using the following point system: Cleanliness . . 50% Attractiveness and Originality . . 25% Friendliness and courtesy shown public and other exhibitors . . 25% Total . . 100% In compliance with recommendations of national breed associations, nurse cows will not be permitted at the Kentucky State Fair. Tie-Out Time Since our livestock wing is air conditioned, animals will be ready for viewing by the public by 8:00 a.m. each day and remain in the wing, except when showing, until tie-out time which will not be earlier than 7:00 p.m.

27 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1101 ANGUS Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 23 to 8:00 a.m. August 24 Judging Date: August 25, 8:00 A.M. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 P.M Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Open Classes . $ 4,925.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 1,150.00 The American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph, Missouri, will participate in premiums offered for open class Angus breeding cattle classes according to the premium schedule based on the number of head shown. The premium assistance provided by the American Angus Association for participation in this show is in addition to the premiums offered by the show itself.

The premium assistance should not be used to offset show expense and shall be included in the premium payments distributed by the show to the exhibitors.

A minimum of 50 head must be shown in the Open Class Division to receive American Angus Association premium participation for the following year. PREMIUMS FROM THE ASSOCIATION ARE PAID ONLY TO REGISTERED ANGUS CATTLE AND ONLY IF THE REGISTRATION NUMBER IS A PART OF THE SHOW REPORT PROVIDED TO THE ASSOCIATION. THEREFORE, ALL CATTLE SHOULD BE REGISTERED AT THE TIME OF ENTRY TO MAKE CERTAIN THEY RECEIVE THE ASSOCIATION’S PORTION OF PREMIUMS. THE ASSOCIATION DOES NOT PAY ON CHAMPIONSHIP OR ANY GROUP CLASSES (I.E., GET-OF-SIRE, JUNIOR GET-OF-SIRE OR BREEDER SIX-HEAD).

Exhibitors must have the original registration certificate issued by the American Angus Association available for inspection at the show for each animal or another current proof of ownership issued by the American Angus Association pedigree look up.

Any animal upon check-in which does not have a legible permanent identification mark (ear tattoo marks, freeze-branded marks or hot-branded marks) corresponding to the permanent identification mark on the registration certificate, is ineligible to show. Once disqualified due to an incorrect or illegible permanent identification mark, animals cannot be re-tattooed and rechecked at the show.

Any female shown with a calf at side, the calf must be the cow’s most recent natural calf and the calf must be registered by show date and have the original registration certificate at check-in. Only one person at a time will lead animals into the show ring. Exhibitors who participate in shows that accept premium monies contributed by the American Angus Association are subject to the Association Rules as

28 Beef Cattle found in the Breeders Reference Guide of the Association. These rules are found in Part 2 Association Rules. The rules relating directly to the exhibition of Angus cattle are Part 2: Association Rules; Rule 800 Series; including Rule 800-811.

These rules can be found at www.angus.org. Altering the conformation and/or appearance of an animal for exhibition is prohibited. This includes the use of chin straps, covering of white skin, false tail heads (or use of any false hair) with the exception of false tail switches, the use of graphite, powders, hemp or other similar substances used externally are also prohibited, other prohibted products include those used internally such as, steroids, illegal or unlicensed pharmaceuticals or artificial filling. Any animal found to be in violation will be barred from showing.

At any show for which the American Angus Association appropriates funds toward the payment of premiums, no exhibitors, individuals assisting exhibitors or member owners at such show shall be allowed to use any coloring agents on any animal exhibited. The association may adopt and implement various tests designed to monitor this prohibition, including but not limited to a “white towel” or “white glove” test. No aerosol cans or other pressurized containers will be allowed in designated make up areas. All animals exhibited are subject to DNA marker or blood type test to verify accuracy of parentage as covered under the Association Rules and for other testing as required by the individual show.

Authorized representatives of the Association have the authority to enforce the rules set forth herein as well as in the Association Rules, including the barring of a registered animal from a livestock show at which it is to be shown, if there are reasonable grounds to believe a violation has occurred.

AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION PREMIUM PARTICIPATION SCHEDULE Open Shows 50-75 head $250 lump sum 76-100 head $325 lump sum 101-150 head $400 lump sum 151-200 head $500 lump sum 201 or more head $600 lump sum (cow, cow/calf and bull classes are counted.) Premium participation is based on previous year’s number of head shown. Only registered Angus cattle that meet the age requirements listed within this classification are eligible to receive premium participation and be counted in the total number of head shown. Champion and Reserve Champion placings are not counted in number of head shown. KY Classes open to Kentucky Exhibitors only.

Cattle eligible for KY classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned. PREMIUMS: First place will receive $75 in each individual open class and $30 in each Ky. class. The remainder of the premium money will be awarded on a graduated basis among the other animals after the show.

29 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1101 Females Class # Any female that qualifies for female classes in the Association’s standard classifications is not eligible to show in the cow/calf classes. However, the calf at the side of the female is eligible to show in its respective class. 1 Cow/Calf Class - cows three (3) years of age and younger, cows must be born Jan. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016. Calf must be the cow’s most recent natural calf and be no more than 280 days of age on the day of the show. 2 Cow/Calf Class - cows four (4) years of age and older, cows must be born Dec. 31, 2014 or earlier. Calf must be the cow’s most recent natural calf and be no more than 280 days of age on the day of the show.

3 Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair 4 Reserve Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair Grand and Reserve Grand Champion cow/calf pairs do not show for Grand Champion Female and are ineligible to compete in the get-of-sire, junior get-of-sire and breeder’s six head classes. 5 Junior Heifer Calves calved March 1, 2018 and after 5KY Same as above 6 Junior Heifer Calves calved between Feb. 1 and Feb. 28, 2018 6KY Same as above 7 Junior Heifer Calves calved between Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2018 7KY Same as above 8 Junior Heifer Calf Champion 8KY Same as above 9 Reserve Junior Heifer Calf Champion 10 Late Senior Heifer Calves calved between Nov.

1 and Dec. 31, 2017 10KY Same as above 11 Early Senior Heifer Calves calved between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, 2017 11KY Same as above 12 Senior Heifer Calf Champion 12KY Same as above 13 Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion 14 Late Summer Yearling Heifers calved between July 1 and Aug. 31, 2017 14KY Same as above 15 Early Summer Yearling Heifers calved between May 1 and June 30, 2017 15KY Same as above 16 Intermediate Champion Heifer 16KY Same as above 17 Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer 18 April Junior Yearling Heifers calved between Apr. 1 and Apr. 30, 2017 18KY Same as above 19 March Junior Yearling Heifers calved between Mar.

1 and Mar. 31, 2017 19KY Same as above 20 Early Junior Yearling Heifers calved between Feb. 1 and Feb. 28, 2017 20KY Same as above 21 Early Junior Yearling Heifers calved between Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2017 21KY Same as above 22 Junior Champion Female 22KY Same as above 23 Reserve Junior Champion Female 24 Late Senior Yearling Heifers calved between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 24KY Same as above 25 Early Senior Yearling Heifers calved between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, 2016 25KY Same as above 26 Senior Champion Female 26KY Same as above 27 Reserve Senior Champion Female 28 Grand Champion Female 28KY Same as above 29 Reserve Grand Champion Female (Champions and Reserve Champions competing)

30 Beef Cattle Bulls Class # 30 Junior Bull Calves calved March 1, 2018 and after 30KY Same as above 31 Junior Bull Calves calved between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2018 31KY Same as above 32 Junior Bull Calf Champion 32KY Same as above 33 Reserve Junior Bull Calf Champion 34 Late Senior Bull Calves calved between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017 34KY Same as above 35 Early Senior Bull Calves calved between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, 2017 35KY Same as above 36 Senior Bull Calf Champion 36KY Same as above 37 Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion 38 Late Summer Yearling Bulls calved between July 1 and Aug. 31, 2017 38KY Same as above 39 Early Summer Yearling Bulls calved between May 1 and June 30, 2017 39KY Same as above 40 Intermediate Champion Bull 40KY Same as above 41 Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull 42 April Junior Yearling Bulls calved between Apr.

1 and Apr. 30, 2017 42KY Same as above 43 March Junior Yearling Bulls calved between Mar. 1 and Mar. 31, 2017 43KY Same as above 44 Early Junior Yearling Bulls calved between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2017 44KY Same as above 45 Junior Champion Bull 45KY Same as above 46 Reserve Junior Champion Bull 47 Senior Yearling Bulls calved between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 47KY Same as above 48 Summer Senior Yearling Bulls calved between May 1 and Aug. 31, 2016 48KY Same as above 49 Two-Year-Old Bulls calved between Jan. 1 and Apr. 30, 2016 49KY Same as above 50 Senior Champion Bull 50KY Same as above 51 Reserve Senior Champion Bull 52 Grand Champion Bull 52KY Same as above 53 Reserve Grand Champion Bull (Champions and Reserve Champions competing) Groups Get-of-Sire: Four animals by one sire shown in the above classes, both sexes represented.

Junior Get-of-Sire: Three animals by one sire, both sexes represented. Must have been calved May 1, 2017 or later. Breeder Six Head: The exhibitor of the breeders six head must be breeder and first owner, identified by the same member code for the animals exhibited. Cattle owned by other exhibitors may be included provided the exhibitor of the breeders six head is the breeder and first owner of the included animal(s). Animals must be exhibited in individual classes. Cattle bred and owned by a junior member(s) may be included if the exhibitor of the breeders six head is an individual or married couple and is the parent or legal guardian of the junior member(s).

31 Beef Cattle Any classes listed in this classification, which exceed 15 head per class, should be broken into smaller classes. The class breaks will be at the discretion of the American Angus Association staff in attendance. PREMIER EXHIBITOR and PREMIER BREEDER will receive banners, courtesy of the Kentucky Angus Association. Awards open to Kentucky Exhibitors only.

32 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1102 CHAROLAIS Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 23 to 8:00 a.m. August 24 Judging Date: August 25, 8:00 a.m. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 p.m.

Amount offered by Ky. State Fair in Breeding Classes....$4,000.00 Amount offered by Ky. Charolais Association for Ky. Classes . . 350.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 875.00 Total . $ 5,225.00 Premiums will be awarded on a graduated basis among the animals after the show. Premiums will be paid to the winners by the Fair, amount offered by Kentucky Charolais Association included.

Special Rules All animals to be eligible for an Open Charolais Breeding Class must be purebred and registered with AICA. Only Bona Fide (original) certificates of registration will be accepted as evidence of registration and ownership; NO PHOTOCOPIES. Animals registered in the AICA Colored Division Registry (QF and QM initialed registration numbers) must meet the parameters of the AICA Color Card. An animal is eligible to enter or compete in an open Charolais breeding class if registered in country of origin outside the United States and is eligible for purebred registry in the AICA Herdbook.

All animals to be eligible may be approved by a sifting committee designated by the AICA. Stall space will not be provided for any Charolais cattle that have not been accepted by the sifting committee. All animals are subject to a medical examination in order to determine age and each animal will be presented in the show ring in its natural conformation without alteration or modification. Use of artificial tailheads is not permitted.

Any animal not having a legible tattoo or firebrand number is ineligible and will be barred from showing. Bulls from Classes 36, 37, 40, 41 & 42 must have a valid, satisfactory semen test certificate in possession. This certificate is valid for the entire show season. All animals shown in individual classes must be weaned, with the exception of the cow/calf class and calves at the side of females calved after September 1, 2016. Calves must be purebred and registered with the AICA. Females calved after September 1, 2016 must show in individual female class

33 Beef Cattle appropriate to age.

Nurse cows are not permitted. All females 20 months and older exhibited at AICA-sanctioned shows must be accompanied by a certificate of pregnancy from a licensed veterinarian or have produced fertile eggs as certified in a written statement by a licensed veterinarian or embryologist or have a calf at side. AICA requires that all animals must be shown in halter and suggests that all bulls be shown with a nose lead. All exhibits of Charolais Breeding Cattle shall be Governed by the American-International Charolais Association rules and regulations, Article XV, Titled Exhibition of Animals. The inspection of Exhibit cattle is specified in Article XV, Paragraph C, of the Association rules and regulations and non-compliance of exhibit inspection is specified in paragraph D of the same Article XV.

ARTICLE XV, PARAGRAPH B, POINT 2: “Each animal will be presented in its natural conformation and structure without alteration or modification. Alteration or modification shall be defined to include any surgical, chemical, electrical or other (including banding or other circulatory constriction) appearance change for cosmetic purpose, save only branding, tattooing, foot trimming or dehorning. The act of artificially filling animals internally, which would include stomach pumping, drench tubes, or any other method per os (by esophagus) is prohibited. Silicone injection or other injection for cosmetic purpose shall be prohibited.

Anabolic steroid use shall likewise be prohibited and any animal testing positive for anabolic steroid or diuretic use shall be presumed to be altered and modified.” All rules of show apply. Effective October 22, 2004, at any American-International Charolais Association (AICA) sanctioned show (including shows receiving AICA premium funding and/or qualifying as a Roll of Excellence Show), the use of a coloring agent, flock and powder is prohibited. Use of these products will result in the immediate disqualification of a given animal at such show.

KY Classes open to Kentucky Exhibitors only. Animals eligible for KY classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned. DIVISION 1102 Charolais Females Premium Schedule: 1st R: Rosette S: Banner # Class Premium 1 Spring Heifer Calves - calved after March 1, 2018 1KY Same as above 2 Junior Heifer Calves - Calved Jan. - Feb., 2018 2KY Same as above 3 Junior Calf Champion Female R 3KY Same as above R 4 Reserve Junior Calf Champion Female R 5 Winter Heifer Calves - calved Nov. - Dec. 2017

34 Beef Cattle 5KY Same as above 6 Senior Heifer Calves - calved Sept. - Oct.

2017 6KY Same as above 7 Senior Calf Champion Female R 7KY Same as above R 8 Reserve Senior Calf Champion Female R 9 Late Summer Yearling Females - calved July - Aug. 2017 9KY Same as above 10 Summer Yearling Females - calved May - June 2017 10KY Same as above 11 Intermediate Champion Female R 11KY Same as above R 12 Reserve Intermediate Champion Female R 13 Late Spring Yearling Females - calved April 2017 13KY Same as above 14 Early Spring Yearling Females - calved March 2017 14KY Same as above 15 Junior Champion Female R 15KY Same as above R 16 Reserve Junior Champion Female R 17 Junior Yearling Females - calved Jan.

- Feb. 2017 17KY Same as above 18 Senior Yearling Females - calved Sept. - Dec. 2016 18KY Same as above 19 Senior Champion Female R 19KY Same as above R 20 Reserve Senior Champion Female R 21 *Champion Cow/Calf (1st place) Reserve Champion Cow Calf (2nd place) 22 GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE S 22KY Same as above S 23 RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE S *Calf must be cow’s natural calf, not embryo transplant. Calf to be no more than 250 days of age by day of show. Calf must be purebred and registered with the AICA. No age restriction on cow. Calf not eligible to compete in individual calf classes if shown with dam.

Pair is eligible for Grand or Reserve Grand Champion Female. Cow and/or calf may be included in group class entries as individual, not as a pair comprising a single animal unit. Charolais Bulls 24 Spring Bull Calves - calved after March 1, 2018 24KY Same as above 25 Junior Bull Calves - calved Jan. - Feb. 2018 25KY Same as above 26 Junior Calf Champion Bull R 26KY Same as above R 27 Reserve Junior Calf Champion Bull R 28 Winter Bull Calves - calved Nov. - Dec. 2017 28KY Same as above 29 Senior Bull Calves - calved Sept. - Oct. 2017 29KY Same as above 30 Senior Calf Champion Bull R 30KY Same as above R 31 Reserve Senior Calf Champion Bull R 32 Late Summer Yearling Bulls - calved July - Aug.

2017 32KY Same as above 33 Summer Yearling Bulls - calved May - June 2017 33KY Same as above 34 Intermediate Champion Bull R 34KY Same as above R 35 Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull R 36 Spring Yearling Bulls - calved March - April 2017 36KY Same as above 37 Junior Yearling Bulls - calved Jan. - Feb. 2017 37KY Same as above 38 Junior Champion Bull R

35 Beef Cattle 38KY Same as above R 39 Reserve Junior Champion Bull R 40 Senior Yearling Bulls - calved Sept. - Dec. 2016 40KY Same as above 41 Summer Senior Yearling Bulls - calved May - Aug. 2016 41KY Same as above 42 Two-Year Old Bulls - calved Jan. - April 2016 42KY Same as above 43 Senior Champion Bull R 43KY Same as above R 44 Reserve Senior Champion Bull R 45 GRAND CHAMPION BULL S 45KY Same as above S 46 RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BULL S Charolais Groups 47 Produce of Dam: Two animals either sex, from one dam, to be shown in individual classes to be eligible. May be owned by more than one exhibitor.

48 Junior Get-of-Sire: Three animals, all by one sire, both sexes to be represented. All animals must be shown in individual classes to be eligible. May be owned by more than one exhibitor. From bull classes 24, 25, 28, or 29; female classes 1, 2, 5 or 6.

49 Get-of-Sire: Three animals, all by one sire; both sexes to be represented. All animals must be shown in their individual classes to be eligible. May be owned by more than one exhibitor. Get must have a minimum of two animals born before September 1, 2017. 50 Breeder’s Herd: Four animals of either sex, bred and owned by exhibitor. All animals must be shown in their individual classes to be eligible. 51 Group of Five Head: Five animals of either sex owned by exhibitor from either the calf classes, junior classes, the senior classes or a combination.

36 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1103 CHIANINA Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m.

August 23 to 8:00 a.m. August 24 Judging Date: August 25, 12:00 noon Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 p.m. Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Open Classes . $ 2,500.00 Amount offered by Ky. Chianina Association . . 500.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 650.00 Total . $ 3,650.00 1. Active adult and junior members of the ACA are eligible to show and/ or receive premium monies provided by the ACA. Partial interest owners must be active members of the ACA. Membership may be obtained by writing to the ACA, P.O. Box 890, Platte City, MO 64079 or by phoning (816) 431-2808.

2. All Cattle entered MUST be registered in the ACA Herdbook. Cattle will not be shown with an application for registration. 3. 6.25% Rule - Breeding cattle born on or after January 1, 2016 must have a minimum of 6.25% Chianina blood in order to participate in the Chianina show. 4. Original registration certificates MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT AT THE SHOW. Every animal’s tattoo will be read and must agree with the registration certificate. Any animal not having a legible tattoo, or a tattoo not corresponding with its registration certificate, will be barred from showing. 5. The surgical or non-surgical alteration of the conformation of an animal is prohibited.

This includes altering the conformation by tying up the dewlap or creating tucks by using adhesive on the dewlap, brisket, sheath or navel. Cattle are to be shown in their natural conformation.

In order to determine that animals are polled, scurred or horned, NO ALTERING of the heads or removal of scurs from Chiangus cattle is permitted. IF A CHIANGUS HEAD HAS BEEN ALTERED IN ANY WAY, THAT ANIMAL WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO SHOW IN THE CHIANGUS DIVISION. *All horned Chianina must be dehorned prior to the show. *The use of false tail heads is prohibited. *The addition of hair or hemp or any similar substance to any part of an animal’s body is prohibited. Dyeing or artificially changing the color of an animal is prohibited. Coloring agents, except powders, may be used on legs and tail switches.

No coloring agent may be used above animal’s flank. NO POWDER OF ANY KIND MAY BE USED ON ANY PART OF AN ANIMAL.

37 Beef Cattle 6. Every bull one year of age or older must have a permanent nose ring with a lead attached to the ring. 7. ALL CATTLE will be made available for a veterinary examination to determine the presence of altering and/or determination of horns or scurs. All cattle will be made available for a veterinary examination to be mouthed. Every exhibitor agrees to abide by the determinations of the examining veterinarian(s). 8. BY ENTERING CATTLE IN THIS SHOW, THE EXHIBITOR AGREES TO ABIDE BY ALL SHOW RULES. ALTHOUGH THESE DECISIONS ARE SOMETIMES SUBJECTIVE, THEY ARE MADE BY THE MOST COMPETENT, KNOWLEDGE- ABLE PEOPLE AVAILABLE AND THEIR DECISIONS WILL BE FINAL.

KY Classes open to Kentucky Exhibitors only. Cattle eligible to compete in KY Classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned. SHOW CLASSIFICATIONS: The individual classes and championship breaks will be made after the cattle are checked in at the show. The females will be judged first starting with the youngest through oldest class. The bulls will be judged following the female classes starting with the youngest through oldest bull class. Chianina groups will be shown following the bull classes. PREMIUM money will be awarded on a graduated basis among the animals after the show has been completed.

DIVISION 1103 Class No.

1 Cow/Calf Class 1KY Same as above 2 Heifers born on or after September 1, 2016 2KY Same as above 29 Bulls born on or after January 1, 2016 29KY Same as above Chianina Groups Get-of-Sire or Produce of Dam: Four animals by same sire or out of the same dam, both sexes represented, each of which has been shown in individual classes. These animals need not be owned by same exhibitor. Junior Get-of-Sire or Produce of Dam: Three animals, calved after September 1, 2016, sired by the same bull or out of the same dam, both sexes represented. These animals must have been shown in their individual classes.

The animals need not be owned by same exhibitor. Best Six Head: Six animals must be owned or co-owned by one exhibitor and each animal must have been shown in their individual class. Grand Champion Female, KY owned and Grand Champion Bull, KY owned will receive a trophy given by Kentucky Chianina Association

38 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1104 GELBVIEH RING OF GOLD POINT SHOW Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 23 to 8:00 a.m. August 24 Judging Date: August 25, 11:00 a.m. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 p.m. Amount offered by Ky. State Fair . $ 2,500.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 500.00 AmountofferedbyKy.GelbviehAssociation . . 500.00 Amount offered by Ky.State Fair for Balancer Classes . . 500.00 AmountofferedbyKy. GelbviehAssociationforBalancerClasses . . 500.00 Total . $ 4,500.00 KY classes open to Kentucky exhibitors only. Animals eligible for KY classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned.

1. All animals must be properly tattooed, including herd prefix, and will be inspected at the show at the discretion of the show management. If the tattooisillegibleordoesnotcorrespondtoregistrationcertificate,theanimal is ineligible to show or may be re-tattooed by the exhibitor and re-checked at the end for processing at the discretion of the show management. 2. All animals exhibited must be recorded in the name of the exhibitor. A copy of the registration paper or an affidavit of registration must accompany each entry to the show. Percentage and purebred Gelbvieh females seventy-five (75%) percent to one hundred (100%) percent will show together.

Percentage, purebred and full blood Gelbvieh bulls seventy-five (75%) percent to one hundred (100%) percent will show together. For eligibility in the Balancer Show an animal must have a combination of 25% to 75% Gelbvieh and 25% to 75% Angus or Red Angus with a maximum of 12.5% unknown or other breed and the sire or dam must be recorded by the AGA, American Angus Association, or the Red Angus Association of America. A 75% Gelbvieh that qualifies to show in both the Gelbvieh or Balancer show must choose which breed the animal will be entered into at time of entry. An animal cannot show in both shows.

3. Cattle must be entered and exhibited under the recorded ownership at the time of the show entry deadline date. Jointly owned animals must be entered and shown under the multi-ownership (all co-owners) in the individual classes. 4. All cattle must meet the health requirements set out by the Show Management. Any deviation from the health requirements will be

39 Beef Cattle just cause for immediate disqualification from the show. 5. Show committee prohibits the use of powders of any color. False tailheads and glued-on hair or hair-like substances are prohibited.

6. All bulls over one year of age must show with a nose lead. The show committee reserves the right to disqualify from the show any animal deemed unmanageable. 7. All females shown in cow/calf class with a calf over one hundred fifty (150) days of age must be bred back and must be accompanied by a verification of pregnancy signed by a licensed veterinarian. Exception to the rule of safe in calf will apply to a donor female that has produced fertile eggs in the previous twelve (12) months as verified in a written statement from a licensed veterinarian. Show management will be responsible for checking the papers.

8. Age of calf at side in cow/calf class must not exceed two hundred forty (240) days as of date of the show. 9. At the completion of the show, a show program with all class and division placings must be submitted to the AGA office within 60 days after the show if an AGA staff member is not in attendance. If an AGA staff member is in attendance at the show, they will be responsible for getting the complete results submitted. 10. Classes will be split as evenly as possible after processing by the show management. Splits will be decided using total entries at processing. The divisions are standard for all Ring of Gold Shows.

Classes will be split within those divisions.

PREMIUMS will be determined on a graduated basis among the animals after the show has been completed. DIVISION 1104 Class No. 1 Females born on or after September 1, 2016 1KY Same as above 16 Cow Calf 16KY 29 Bulls born on or after January 1, 2016 29KY Same as above 32 Balancer Females born on or after September 1, 2016 32KY Same As Above 35 Balancer Bulls born on or after January 1, 2016 35KY Same As Above Group class entries will be made at check-in.

40 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1105 HEREFORD Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 22 to 8:00 a.m.

August 23 Judging Date: August 24, 8:00 a.m. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 p.m. Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Open Classes . $ 4,925.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 1,150.00 Total . $ 6,075.00 Exhibitors who participate in the show must follow American Hereford Association (AHA) show rules. Exhibitors in Hereford classes are subject to the association’s special rule on class qualification, and any animal without a legible tattoo will not be eligible for show. All Hereford animals must be officially recorded at Show Time to be eligible to show. Entries with registrations “Pending” or “Applied for” will be ineligible to show.

If there are more than 10 animals in class, the AHA show committee recommends that the class be split. PREMIUM money will be awarded on a graduated basis among the animals after the show has been completed. KY Classes open to Kentucky Exhibitors only. Animals eligible for KY classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned. DIVISION 1105 Class No. 1 Cow/Calf Class 1KY Same as above 2 Heifers born on or after September 1, 2016 2KY Same as above 29 Bulls born on or after January 1, 2016 29KY Same as above Group classes will be made at check-in. PREMIER EXHIBITOR AND PREMIER BREEDER will be determined by the following point system: 1st place 5 points 2nd place 4 points 3rd place 3 points 4th place 2 points 5th place 1 point No points will be given for champions.

Points will be awarded for the Best Six Head for Premier Exhibitor. The same scoring system as above will be used for awarding points for the group classes.

PREMIER EXHIBITOR AND PREMIER BREEDER will each receive a banner.

41 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1106 LIMOUSIN Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 22 to 8:00 a.m. August 23 Judging Date: August 24, 8:00 a.m. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 p.m. Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Open Classes . $ 4,000.00 Amount offered by Ky. Limousin Association for Ky. Classes . . 875.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 875.00 Total . $ 5,750.00 2018 Level II/III Medal of Excellence (MOE) Show 1. All animals must be registered with the North American Limousin Foundation.

2. All cattle shown, including calves at the side of the dam, must be 75% (3/4) Limousin (NALF percentage, not actual), or greater, as indicated on orange NALF registration certificates or purple-papered Lim-Flex cattle as indicated by NALF registration certificates. Percentage, purebred, full blood and Lim-Flex cattle shall compete in the same classes and championships. 3. All animals must be properly tattooed and will be inspected at the show. Tattoos must be legible and must properly match the registration certificate. If an animal’s tattoo is not legible and cannot be read the first time through processing, it will not be allowed to return with a new or corrected tattoo.

4. To maintain a high degree of confidence in Limousin shows, the North American Limousin Foundation reserves the right to disqualify any animal that has been fitted in an unethical manner. Unethical fitting shall include the following: a) any use of paints, hair coloring conditioners, colored show foam, graphite, colored powders or any other substances. All animals subject to white towel test (Amended 8/01); b) the addition of any hair or hair like substances, including false tailheads and false polls (false tail switches are allowed); c) the cutting, tearing or gluing of the hide or underneath the hide or removal of tissue in an attempt to alter the shape of the animal or the injection of any gas, solid or liquid under the hide to alter the normal conformation; d) any products/solutions/liquids administered internally or externally to alter the conformation of the animal are prohibited.

This includes the use of steroids, growth promotants, and the act of artificially filling animals internally, which would include stomach pumping, drench tubes, or any other method.

EXCEPTIONS: In the case of severely sick or severely dehydrated animals, the exhibitor may have fluids or electrolytes administered by the licensed official show veterinarian with the approval of the

42 Beef Cattle show superintendent and/or North American Limousin Foundation representative. This exception is not applicable on show day or weigh-in/ check-in day. 5. All bulls over one year of age must show with a nose-lead. The right to disqualify from the show any animal deemed unmanageable is reserved by the Limousin show superintendent and the show management.

6. All protests against exhibitors, individual animals or fitting violations of show cattle must be submitted in writing and signed by five (5) active members of the North American Limousin Foundation and presented to the show superintendent within 12 hours after the completion of the show.

7. The North American Limousin Foundation reserves the right to mouth animals for dental development at any show sponsored by the Foundation. 8. Class size shall be at the discretion of the show superintendent but may not contain more than 20 head. The classes may be split or combined within their given division. 9. The North American Limousin Foundation reserves the right to collect hair samples from any animal, at any show. 10. All animals shown must be solid red or black above the flanks, except birth marks. (Amended 1/03) Other Requirements to Receive Points at Level II Medal of Excellence (MOE) Events: The following performance-data-submission requirements must be met by Dec.

1 to receive MOE points: • 1) Birthweight (Bulls & heifers) • 2) Weaning Weight (Bulls & heifers) • 3) Yearling Weight (Bulls & heifers) • 4) Yearling Scrotal Circumference (Bulls only) • 5) Pregnancy test (Females older than 600 days at season’s end) • 6) Breeding soundness exam and semen test (Bulls older than 400 days) Note: Failure to have performance data on file at NALF by the deadline will result in disqualification from the MOE program, and no points will be awarded. It is the responsibility of the breeder/owner/exhibitor to submit that information without special requests from NALF.

If a show does not abide by the NALF MOE show rules, exhibitors will not be awarded points for that show.

Credibility Requirement: To maintain a high degree of integrity and credibility in all Limousin shows, all owners and exhibitors are expected to adhere to all NALF rules and regulations regarding the exhibition of Limousin cattle and to adhere to rules and regulations of particular shows, fairs and exhibitions.

43 Beef Cattle Level II MOE Show Point Distribution The point distribution for MOE shows, as introduced in 2007, will depend on the number of head exhibited at each approved MOE show (other than the four major shows). Points will be awarded as follows: 51 or more entries 1st in class 15 pts 2nd in class 13 pts 3rd in class 11 pts 4th in class 9 pts 5th in class 7 pts 6th in class 5 pts 7th in class 4 pts 8th in class 3 pts 9th in class 2 pts 10th in class 1 pt Division Champion Division Reserve Champion Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion 15 pts 12 pts 15 pts 12 pts 26 to 50 entries shown 1st in class 10 pts 2nd in class 8 pts 3rd in class 6 pts 4th in class 4 pts 5th in class 2 pts Division Champion Division Reserve Champion Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion 10 pts 8 pts 10 pts 8 pts In order to maintain a high degree of integrity and credibility in all Limousin shows, all owners and exhibitors will be expected to adhere to all North American Limousin Foundation rules and regulations regarding the exhibition of Limousin cattle.

And, to adhere to any other rules or regulations deemed suitable by the particular show, fair or exhibition.

KY Classes open to Kentucky exhibitors only. Animals eligible for KY classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned. PREMIUMS will be awarded on a graduated basis among the animals in the classes after the show has been completed. DIVISION 1106 Level II Show Classifications Limousin Females Premium Schedule 1st R: Rosette S: Banner # Class Premium 1 Cow/Calf Pair: Cows with natural calf at side. Cow must be born on or before Aug. 31, 2016 and be 75% Limousin or greater. Calf must be 75% Limousin or greater and not more than 250 days old on date of show.

44 Beef Cattle 2 Grand Champion Cow/Calf S 2KY Same As Above 3 Reserve Grand Champion Cow/Calf S 4 Spring Heifer Calves - calved on or after Mar.

1, 2018 4KY Same as above 5 Junior Heifer Calves - calved between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2018 5KY Same as above 6 Division I Champion Female R 6KY Same as above R 7 Division I Reserve Champion Female R 8 Winter Heifer Calves - calved between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017 8KY Same as above 9 Senior Heifer Calves - calved between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, 2017 9KY Same as above 10 Division II Champion Female R 10KY Same as above R 11 Division II Reserve Champion Female R 12 Late Summer Yearling Females - calved between July 1 and Aug. 31, 2017 12KY Same as above 13 Summer Yearling Females - calved between May 1 and June 30, 2017 13KY Same as above 14 Division III Champion Female R 14KY Same as above R 15 Division III Reserve Champion Female R 16 Late Spring Yearling Females - calved between Apr.

1 and Apr. 30, 2017 16KY Same as above 17 Early Spring Yearling Females - calved between Mar. 1 and Mar. 31, 2017 17KY Same as above 18 Junior Yearling Females - calved between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2017 18KY Same as above 19 Division IV Champion Female R 19KY Same as above R 20 Division IV Reserve Champion Female R 21 Senior Yearling Females - calved between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 21KY Same as above 22 Division V Champion Female R 22KY Same as above R 23 Division V Reserve Champion Female R 24 GRAND CHAMPION Female S 24KY Same as above S 25 RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE S Limousin Bulls 26 Spring Bull Calves - calved on or after Mar.

1, 2018 26KY Same as above 27 Junior Bull Calves - calved between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2018 27KY Same as above 28 Division I Champion Bull R 28KY Same as above R 29 Division I Reserve Champion Bull R 30 Winter Bull Calves - calved between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017 30KY Same as above 31 Senior Bull Calves - calved between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, 2017 31KY Same as above 32 Division II Champion Bull R 32KY Same as above R 33 Division II Reserve Champion Bull R 34 Late Summer Yearling Bulls - calved between July 1 and Aug. 31, 2017 34KY Same as above 35 Summer Yearling Bulls - calved between May 1 and June 30, 2017 35KY Same as above 36 Division III Champion Bull R 36KY Same as above R 37 Division III Reserve Champion Bull R 38 Spring Yearling Bulls - calved between Mar.

1 and Apr. 30, 2017 38KY Same as above

45 Beef Cattle 39 Junior Yearling Bulls - calved between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2017 39KY Same as above 40 Division IV Champion Bull R 40KY Same as above R 41 Division IV Reserve Champion Bull R 42 Senior Yearling Bulls - calved between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016 42KY Same as above 43 Summer Senior Yearling Bulls - calved between May 1 and Aug. 31, 2016 43KY Same as above 44 Two-Year-Old Bulls - calved between Jan. 1 and Apr. 30, 2016 44KY Same as above 45 Division V Champion Bull R 45KY Same as above R 46 Division V Reserve Champion Bull R 47 GRAND CHAMPION BULL S 47KY Same as above S 48 RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BULL S

46 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1109 RED POLL Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 24 to 8:00 a.m. August 25 Judging Date: August 26, 8:00 A.M. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 P.M. Amount offered by Kentucky State Fair for Open Classes . $ 2,000.00 Amount offered by Kentucky Red Poll Association for KY Classes . . 700.00 Amount offered by Kentucky State Fair for KY Classes . . 700.00 Total . $ 3,400.00 KY Classes open to Kentucky exhibitors only. Animals eligible for KY classes must be Kentucky owned or co-owned.

Cattle entered in the Kentucky State Fair must be purebred Red Polls duly registered in the Herd Book of the AMERICAN RED POLL ASSOCIATION.

Red Poll cattle 15/16ths or higher blood concentration level that have obtained Appendix Registry through the AMERICAN RED POLL ASSOCIATION will be permitted to exhibit in this show. SHOW CLASSIFICATIONS: Final determination for individual heifer and bull classes and championship breaks will be made at the show after all animals are checked in. PREMIUMS will be awarded on a graduated basis among the animals in the classes after the show has been completed.

DIVISION 1109 Red Poll Class No. 1 Red Poll Females - calved on or after Sept. 1, 2016 1KY Same as above 16 Cow/Calf - calf must be no more than 250 days of age on the day of show. This class may be split according to age. If the calf will be shown individually, please list on the entry form. Pair is eligible for Grand or Reserve Grand Champion Female. 18 Red Poll Bulls - calved on or after Jan. 1, 2016 18KY Same as above Red Poll Groups Pair of Females: Owned or co-owned by exhibitor Best Two Head: Owned or co-owned by exhibitor Get-of-Sire: Four head, both sexes represented, sired by one sire

47 Beef Cattle DIVISION 1110 SANTA GERTRUDIS Entry Deadline: July 10 Arrival Of Cattle: 8:00 a.m. August 24 to 8:00 a.m. August 25 Judging Date: August 26, 8:00 A.M. Judge: TBA Release: August 26, 3:00 P.M. Amount offered by Ky. State Fair in Breeding Classes . $ 4,925.00 Amount offered by Ky. Santa Gertrudis Association . . 485.00 Amount offered by Ky. State Fair for Ky. Classes . . 1,150.00 Total . $ 6,560.00 Premiums printed hereunder will be paid to the winners by the fair. Amount offered by Kentucky Santa Gertrudis Association is included.

1. All exhibits of Santa Gertrudis breeding cattle must meet the requirements for registration as outlined in the Santa Gertrudis Standard of Excellence and shall be governed by the last revised version of the Rules and Regulations for approved Santa Gertrudis Open and Junior Shows as approved by the board of Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, P.O.

Box 1257, Kingsville,Texas 78364. A copy may be obtained by contacting the association or viewed at www.santagertrudis. com. 2. Each owner must be a bona fide member of SGBI. This means the active or junior member has paid all current dues and fees with no outstanding balances on their accounts.

3. ALL animals accepted for exhibition in an SGBI sanctioned show are subject to inspection at each show between arrival on grounds and prior to entering the show ring. The inspection will be conducted by a committee comprised of two (2) members of the Shows and Exhibits Committee and one (1) from the Breed Standards Committee. 4. Heifers 24 months of age or older to be eligible must have produced a calf or be safe in calf as verified by a graduate veterinarian. If animal is open due to being in an embryo transfer program, this fact must be verified by a written statement signed by a licensed embryo technician.

5. A cow shown with calf at side: Calf must be her natural calf meeting the standard of excellence. Calf must be registered if older than thirty (30) days. If calf is less than 30 days of age it is subject to registration. 6. All Senior Bulls (Late Jr. Yearling and over) must have nose ring or nose clip for show purposes. 7. All animals must be individually identified by tattoo, numerical firebrand, or freeze brand. 8. To be eligible to compete in SGBI approved Junior shows, animal(s) must be recorded in the name of the junior member. This recorded Junior must feed, fit, care for and show the animal entered.

Ownership deadline is April 1 for all animals born May 1 and thereafter and November 1 for all other animals. 9. All animals must be exhibited with the hair brushed down on the entire body, legs,