Fair Starts In: 2017-08-02 08:00:00 GMT-05:00

Beef

Weigh In: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 1st

Livestock Show: 6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 3rd

Livestock Sale: 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 4th

 

For more information contact John Workman at 304-275-4241

 

PRIZES

1st - $12.00; 2nd - $10.00; 3rd - $8.00

 

GENERAL RULES

  1. Market steers must be owned by exhibitors by November 1, 2016.

  2. A limit of one baby beef steer per exhibitor

  3. Steers will be divided into weight classes. Steers will be assigned to these weight divisions by a special committee after the cattle have been weighed in. All baby beef entered must weigh a minimum of 900 pounds. The makeup of this committee would include representatives from the Vo-Ag Department, WVU Cooperative Extension Service and the Fair Association.

  4. Feeder heifers and feeder steers must be owned by exhibitors by June 1.

  5. Replacement heifers must be born between December 15, 2016 and March 15, 2017.

  6. Feeder steers must be born after January 1, 2017.

  7. Feeder heifers and feeder steers must weigh 300 lbs.

  8. The exhibitor will be required to keep their stall and space in clean condition by removing filth and litter, or may hire someone to do so. Prize money will be forfeited and a $50.00 fee assessed per animal if the stall is not cleaned after the animal is removed at the close of the fair.

  9. All animals must comply with health regulations of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.  Click here for a printable version.

  10. NO ANIMALS MAY ENTER THE BARN BEFORE THE DESIGNATED WEIGH IN TIME.

 
DIVISIONS
 
Section I - Junior Division
CLASSES IN HEREFORD, ANGUS, CHAROLAIS, AND EXOTIC

CLASS

  1. Junior Heifer Calf (calved after 1/1/17)

  2. Senior Heifer Calf (calved between 9/1/16 and 12/31/16)

  3. Summer Yearling Heifer (calved between 5/1/16 and 8/31/16)

  4. Junior Yearling Heifer (calved between 1/1/16 and 4/30/16)

  5. Senior Yearling Heifer (calved between 9/1/15 and 12/31/15)

  6. Cow (2 years old and over)

  7. Grand Champion Female

  8. Reserved Champion Female

  9. Feeder Calf

  10. 4-H and FFA Feeder Heifer (calved between 12/15/16 and 3/15/17)

  11. Grand Champion Feeder Heifer

  12. Reserve Champion Feeder Heifer

  13. 4-H and FFA Feeder Steer (calved after 12/1/16)

  14. Grand Champion Feeder Steer

  15. Reserve Champion Feeder Steer

  16. 4-H and FFA Baby Beef

  17. Grand Champion Baby Beef

  18. Reserve Champion Baby Beef

  19. Beef Showmanship - Trophy

  1. Junior ages 14 and under

  2. Senior ages 15-21

  1. Junior Bull Calf (calved after 1/1/17)

  2. Senior Bull Calf (calved between 9/1/16 and 12/31/16)

  3. Summer Yearling Bull (calved between 5/1/16 and 8/31/16)

  4. Junior Yearling Bull (calved between 1/1/16 and 4/30/16)

  5. Senior Yearling Bull (calved between 9/1/15 and 12/31/15)

  6. Bull (calved before 9/1/14)

  7. Grand Champion Bull

  8. Reserve Champion Bull

Section II - Open Division
  1. Junior Heifer Calf (calved after 1/1/17)

  2. Senior Heifer (calved between 9/1/16 and 12/31/16)

  3. Summer Yearling Heifer (calved between 5/1/16 and 8/31/16)

  4. Junior Yearling Heifer (calved between 1/1/16 and 4/30/16)

  5. Senior Yearling Heifer (calved between 9/1/15 and 12/31/15)

  6. Cow (2 years old and over)

  7. Grand Champion Female

  8. Reserve Champion Female

  9. Junior Bull Calf (calved after 1/1/17)

  10. Senior Bull Calf (calved between 9/1/16 and 12/31/16)

  11. Summer Yearling Bull (calved between 5/1/16 and 8/31/16)

  12. Junior Yearling Bull (1/1/16 and 4/30/16)

  13. Summer Yearling Bull (5/1/15 and 8/31/15)

  14. Bull (calved before 9/1/14)

  15. Grand Champion Bull

  16. Reserve Champion Bull

  17. Junior Heifer Calf (1/1/17)

  18. Senior Heifer Calf (calved between 9/1/16 and 12/31/16)

  19. Summer Yearling Heifer (calved between 5/1/16 and 8/31/16)

  20. Junior Yearling Heifer (calved between 1/1/16 and 4/30/16)

  21. Senior Yearling Heifer (calved between 9/1/15 and 12/31/15)

  22. Cow (2 years and older)

  23. Grand Champion Female (Rosette)

  24. Reserve Champion Female (Rosette)