4-H Open Calf Rally

Avonmore Fair 4-H Open Calf Rally

 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 (dairy)

Sunday, July 23, 2017 (beef)

 

Dairy Classes – 10:00 a.m.

Beef Classes – 12:00 p.m.

Dairy Judge: Glenn Barkey, Blackstock, ON

Beef Judge: Blair Allnut, Brome, PQ.

 

Rules:

  1. Send all entries to:

Jennifer Waldroff

15535 Waldroff Road,

Newington, ON   K0C 1Y0,

phone 613) 346-5472  Fax 613-346-0948   or jwaldroff@xplornet.com or online using Assist Expo at https://www.assistexpo.ca/avonmorefair#

  1. We ask that all participants register their calves by Sunday July 16, 2017. At that time, if numbers do not warrant either show proceeding, the organizing committee will review their options and all participants will be notified of any show cancellation.
  2. Members 9 years and older, as of January 1, 2017, will be eligible to participate. Proof of age will be required upon request.
  3. 4-H membership card required for Free Entry to Fairgrounds.
  4. Exhibitors are asked to provide their own bedding. If necessary, bedding will be provided for a fee.
  5. Each exhibitor must show his/her own 4-H project.
  6. Each dairy exhibitor must be dressed in plain white. The traditional 4-H logo is allowed, all other logs will need to be covered with tape before entering the ring.  Work boots must be worn.
  7. Each beef exhibitor must be dressed in black pants & white shirt and wear work books.
  8. Each participant must have a parent release form, releasing the Roxborough Agricultural Society from all responsibilities for the participant’s actions.
  9. All cattle coming to the show must have proper ID according to the 4-H project information sheet. Calf registration papers may be requested upon registration the day of the show.
  10. All general rules of the Society which are applicable will apply. Anyone failing to comply with these rules will be asked to leave the grounds and will be banned from participation in the 2017 show.
  11. Alcohol will not be allowed. Violators will be disqualified.
  12. Only active and current 4-H members shall be allowed to assist in the preparation of livestock at the Avonmore Fair 4-H Open Calf Rally
  13. All Livestock participating at the Calf Rally should show No evidence of a contagious disease. (e.g. Ringworm)

NOTE:

In both the Beef and Dairy Division classes with fewer than 3 entries, classes will be combined.

Show Harnesses will be used for Dairy Classes.

 

Age of 4-H Dairy Calves

Junior Calf                Mar 1, 2017 – younger

Intermediate Calf      Dec 1, 2016 – Feb 28, 2017

Senior Calf                Sept 1, 2016 – Nov 30, 2016

Summer Yearling     June 1, 2016 – Aug 31, 2016

Junior Yearling         Mar 1, 2016 – May 31, 2016

 

Age of 4-H Beef Calves

Calf Calf                    Jan 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

Junior Yearling         March 1, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016

Senior Yearling         Jan 1, 2016 – Feb. 29, 2016

Beef Steer Class

CLASS 1 (Dairy) & CLASS 32 (Beef)

Novice Showmanship – 4-H club member age 9 to 11 as of Jan 1, 2017

CLASS 2 (Dairy) & CLASS 33 (Beef)

Junior Showmanship – 4-H club member, age 12 – 14 as of Jan 1, 2017

CLASS 3 (Dairy) & CLASS 34 (Beef)

Intermediate Showmanship – 4-H club member age 15 – 17 as of Jan 1, 2017

CLASS 4 (Dairy) & CLASS 35 (Beef)

Senior Showmanship – 4-H club member age 18 – 21 as of Jan 1, 2017

Showmanship Prize Money

$35, $30, $25, $20 and $10 for the next six entries

Confirmation Prize Money

$25 for each worthy entry

 

Sections

  1. Novice Dairy Showmanship
  2. Junior Dairy Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Dairy Showmanship
  4. Senior Dairy Showmanship
  5. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Dairy Showman

(1st and 2nd prize winners in sections 1, 2, 3 and 4)

  1. Junior Holstein Calf
  2. Junior Ayrshire Calf
  3. Junior Jersey Calf
  4. Junior Brown Swiss Calf
  5. Intermediate Holstein Calf
  6. Intermediate Ayrshire Calf
  7. Intermediate Jersey Calf
  8. Intermediate Brown Swiss Calf
  9. Senior Holstein Calf
  10. Senior Ayrshire Calf
  11. Senior Jersey Calf
  12. Senior Brown Swiss Calf
  13. Summer Yearling Holstein
  14. Summer Yearling Ayrshire
  15. Summer Yearling Jersey
  16. Summer Yearling Brown Swiss
  17. Junior Yearling Holstein
  18. Junior Yearling Ayrshire
  19. Junior Yearling Jersey
  20. Junior Yearling Brown Swiss
  21. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, Holstein Calf

(1st and 2nd prize winners in Sections 6, 10, 14, 18 and 22)

  1. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, Ayrshire Calf

(1st and 2nd prize winners in Sections 7, 11, 15, 19 and 23)

  1. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, Jersey Calf

(1st and 2nd prize winners in Sections 8, 12, 16, 20 and 24)

  1. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, Brown Swiss

(1st and 2nd prize winners in Sections 9, 13, 17, 21 and 25)

  1. Interbreed Champion Dairy Calf (1st and 2nd prize winners of Classes 26, 27, 28 and 29)
  2. Group of three Dairy Calves, one entry per club/county. (Ribbon Class)
  3. Novice Beef Showmanship
  4. Junior Beef Showmanship
  5. Intermediate Beef Showmanship
  6. Senior Beef Showmanship
  7. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, Beef Showman

(1st and 2nd prize winners in Sections 32, 33, 34 and 35). 37. Beef Calf

  1. Beef Junior Yearling
  2. Beef Senior Yearling
  3. Beef Steer Class
  4. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, Beef Calf

(1st and 2nd prize winners in Sections 37, 38 and 39).

  1. Tie Stall Competition – Prize Money: $50, $25 for each the dairy show & beef show.

Your section of the stable must be kept neat and clean. All participants must be polite towards visitors and other competitors at all times. This section of the competition will be judged between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday (dairy) and 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday (beef). We invite each club to decorate their section of the barn. Themes within agriculture are encouraged.

Sponsored by:     Stanlee Farms Inc., Avonmore, ON

Lawrence’s Dairy Supply Inc., Moose Creek, ON

  1. Children’s Special: Showmanship only

Please Register by 11:00 am

Boys and girls who have not reached the 9th birthday as of January 1, 2017 are invited to compete in this showmanship class. Regular 4-H calves will be allowed or participants may bring a calf from home. Participants may show either Dairy or Beef calf.

$10 will be awarded to every worthy participant, courtesy of Finch and District Lions Club.  It is not mandatory for dairy showman to wear whites for this class.

Sponsors

BMO – Finch Branch

EastGen

Select Sires

Showmanship & Confirmation Sponsors:

Beef Farmers of Stormont

Farm Credit Canada, Embrun, ON

Grenville Mutual Insurance Company, Kemptville, ON

Roxborough Agricultural Society

Stormont Federation of Agriculture

TD Canada Trust, Chesterville, ON

 

4-H Specials Sponsors

Grand Champion Holstein Calf.  Courtesy of Stormont Holstein Club.

Reserve Grand Champion Holstein Calf.  Courtesy of Glenn McKay, Monkland

Grand Champion Ayrshire Calf.  Courtesy of Ian Dingwall, Cornwall.

Reserve Grand Champion Ayrshire Calf.  Courtesy of Stormont Dundas & Grenville Ayrshire Club.

Grand Champion Jersey Calf.  Courtesy of Payneside Farms Inc., Finch.

Reserve Grand Champion Jersey Calf.  Courtesy of Avonmore Veterinary Clinic.

Grand Champion Brown Swiss Calf.  Courtesy of Roxborough Agricultural Society

Reserve Grand Champion Brown Swiss Calf. Courtesy of Roxborough Agricultural Society

Grand Champion Dairy Showman.  Courtesy of Jamieson Campbell (1989) Ltd., Monkland.

Reserve Grand Champion Dairy Showman.  Courtesy of Avonmore Veterinary Clinic.

  1. Grand Champion Beef Calf. Courtesy of Sue and Bill Murphy, Avonmore
  2. Reserve Grand Champion Beef Calf. Courtesy of Sue and Bill Murphy, Avonmore.
  3. Grand Champion Beef Showman. Courtesy of Greg’s Quality Meats, Winchester
  4. Reserve Grand Champion Beef Showman. Courtesy of Ken Holland, Avonmore.

Provided the Avonmore 4-H Calf Rally has a minimum of 75 dairy participants, winners will be eligible to enter the All-Ontario Dairy 4-H Awards Classes

 

How to Enter