1. ALL OPEN , 4-H &
FFA poultry entries must be in by July 20, 2009 (there will be NO exceptions and NO
poultry will be accepted on check in day that has not been pre-entered by July 20, 2009). You
will not be allowed to register at check in.
All entries must be on
properly filled entry blanks. Improper or incomplete entry blanks will be grounds for disqualification. No entry in the Junior
Poultry Division will be accepted without the signature of the Vocational Agricultural Instructor or 4-H leader.
2. Entry fees will be
as follows: $2.00 Single Specimen $4.00
Pair & Trios $10.00 for Meat Pens. There is also $10.00 for an exhibitor's pass.
3. All Junior poultry
exhibitors must be Valencia County 4-H or FFA members and certified by either their vocational instructor or their 4-H leader.
4. The superintendent
has the authority to disqualify any exhibitor for violations of the show.
5. Poultry will be accepted
between 2 PM - 7 PM Meat pens will be weighed 30 minutes
after close of entries. All poultry must be in place no later than August 18,
2009, and no exhibit may be removed until ..........., August ......., 2009 from
......... You MUST present
your exhibitors stub to claim your poultry. Judging will begin at .........Judging
all poultry. 4-H Showmanship will follow when judging is completed.
6. Classes may be added,
dropped or combined by the livestock committee with the poultry superintendent. The superintendent will form breed classes
if there are 3 entries in any breed. Other breeds in each division will be judged in a class titled "Other Pure Breeds"
7. All exhibitors must provide feed and water
cans for their birds and wire them in place. You, the exhibitor will also be
required to feed and water your poultry each day. If your poultry goes 24 hours
without food or water you will be required to come and take them home and you will forfeit all winnings. The poultry superintendent will no longer be responsible for feeding and watering your entries.
8. All poultry will be
inspected upon arrival at the poultry barn and banded upon entry. No entries
will be accepted that are not banded (no exceptions). Bands should have been paid
for along with your entry fees.
9. Any fowl that shows
signs of disease, infection or parasites will not be accepted.
10. All fowl must be
owned and cared for by exhibitors for no less than 90 days prior to the opening of the Valencia County Fair.
11. The VCCExpo will
not be responsible for loss by fire or otherwise.
12. All eggs become the
property of the expo, and will be destroyed.
13. Classes will be listed
the same for Open, 4-H and FFA entries, but Open will be judged separate from 4-H and FFA.
14. Ribbons will be given
for the 1st through 6th place. The judges decisions are final.
15. Buckles for 4-H and
FFA combined will be given for the following:
Grand Champion Meat
Junior and Senior
Best of Show
16. All fowl shall be
entered as one of the following:
-Pair-1 cock, 1 hen
-Old Trio- 1 cockerel,
2 pullets over 1 year
-Young Trio-1 cockerel,
2 pullets under 1 year
-Old or Young Duck
-Old or Young Drake
Meat Pen – a pen
of 3 cocks or 3 cockerels
17. An exhibitor may
not exhibit the same animal in both the open and junior show.
***3 entries will be
allowed per class. No duplicate entries will be allowed.***
POULTRY MEAT PEN – a pen of 3 cocks or 3 cockerels
Ribbons Donated by: .............
Open to 4-H & FFA
1. Entry Fees for meat
pen is $10.00 per pen. Entries are Due July 20, 2009.
2. When entering use
form and write-in Meat pen.
4. A meat pen consists
of 3 cockerels or 3 cocks. Each bird should weigh from 3-5 lbs. each. Total weight of pen is 9-15 lbs.
5. The birds should be
similar in build, color, shape, peck, comb and feet.
6. A maximum of 3 pens
per exhibitor is allowed
7. Meat pen will arrive
with all other birds on August 18, 2009 from 2 PM - 7 PM.
8. Pen will be weighed
about 30 minutes after entries close.