OPEN BEEF SHOW
Shelter provided. All animals must pass the Massachusetts State health requirements. No animal under 4-months of age may be shown. All cattle must be penned from 9:00 a.m. Saturday to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Please bring your own bedding, feed, and water containers.
NOTE: Cattle not mandatory to stay overnight. Those that stay overnight will get an additional $30.00 premium.
*Note: NO MORE THAN 12 ANIMALS PER FARM/EXHIBITOR. LIVESTOCK SUPERINTENDENT WILL HAVE FINAL SAY ON ALL ENTRIES.
All Beef Cattle entry forms must be filled out via the sterling fair website www.sterlingfair.org deadline is Sept 1st. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE. Entry fee is due at the time of check in. Make checks payable to The Sterling Fair
Entry Fee: $3.00 per head
Judging starts Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
If there are fewer than 3 entries in a class, the judge reserves the right to combine classes.
BREEDS: Angus, Hereford, Dairy-beef crosses, Pinzgauers, Belted Galloways, and other
PRIZES:1st $35.00, 2nd $32.00, 3rd $29.00, 4th $20.00 5th 15.00
Class 1 (fitting and showmanship) will be awarded money prizes and trophies (fitting and showmanship is YOUTH only.
Showmanship age rules:
Senior: Ages 14 through 20 as of January 1st
> Junior: Ages 8 through 13 as of January 1st
> Novice: Anyone 8 & over as of January 1st with no previous showing experience
Dept. Class Description
710 1 Fitting and showmanship-novice, junior and senior (Youth only)
710 2 Champion Showman (Ribbon Only)
710 3 Bull calf class (under 6 months)
710 4 Junior calf (born between 1/1/14 and 6/01/14)
710 5 Senior calf (born between 9/1/13 and 12/31/13)
710 6 Junior yearling (born between 3/1/13 and 8/31/13)
710 7 Senior yearling (born between 9/1/12 and 2/28/13)
710 8 2 year old class
710 9 Aged cow 3 years and older
710 10 Champion (Ribbon Only)
710 11 Cow- calf class (born in current year)
710 12 Produce of Dam class (Ribbon Only)
710 13 Beef herd- 3 animals any age, mixed her (Ribbon Only) 1 Herd per farm/exhibitor
710 14 Overall beef Champion
Chairperson: Nancy Andrews Phone: 508-885-3748