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4-H & FFA events Jan. 28 during 2012 Sioux Empire Farm Show

BROOKINGS, SD – Youth are encouraged to attend the Junior Judging Contest held Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. during the Sioux Empire Farm Show, Jan. 24-28 at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls, SD.

The Sioux Empire Farm Show is host to numerous livestock shows, sales and educational events for beef, goat, horse, sheep and swine enthusiasts. For a full schedule of events check out the Sioux Empire Farm Show Web site, http://www.siouxempirefarmshow.org.

The Junior Judging Contest is open to students who are current 4-H and FFA members however, college or post-secondary education students are not eligible. Teams will consist of four individuals; all four scores on a team will be counted toward the team score. Contestants will judge a total of eight classes which will consist of breeding and market classes for beef, goat, sheep and swine; classes will depend on availability of livestock selected. Winners will be announced following the contest. Awards will be given to the top ten teams and top ten individuals.



Participating in livestock judging is an excellent way to strengthen youth’s knowledge of the livestock industry and develop their critical thinking and communication skills. The Sioux Empire Farm Show contest is a great way to kick of the 2012 judging year and start practicing for area and state judging contests.

Contest and registration information will be available on the Sioux Empire Farm Show Web site.



BROOKINGS, SD – Youth are encouraged to attend the Junior Judging Contest held Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. during the Sioux Empire Farm Show, Jan. 24-28 at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls, SD.

The Sioux Empire Farm Show is host to numerous livestock shows, sales and educational events for beef, goat, horse, sheep and swine enthusiasts. For a full schedule of events check out the Sioux Empire Farm Show Web site, http://www.siouxempirefarmshow.org.

The Junior Judging Contest is open to students who are current 4-H and FFA members however, college or post-secondary education students are not eligible. Teams will consist of four individuals; all four scores on a team will be counted toward the team score. Contestants will judge a total of eight classes which will consist of breeding and market classes for beef, goat, sheep and swine; classes will depend on availability of livestock selected. Winners will be announced following the contest. Awards will be given to the top ten teams and top ten individuals.

Participating in livestock judging is an excellent way to strengthen youth’s knowledge of the livestock industry and develop their critical thinking and communication skills. The Sioux Empire Farm Show contest is a great way to kick of the 2012 judging year and start practicing for area and state judging contests.

Contest and registration information will be available on the Sioux Empire Farm Show Web site.

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