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Updated 7/2024


Show Schedule - Pee-Wee, Breeding, Market, Showmanship

Anyone who has not passed their 8th birthday as of Jan 1, 2024 is eligible to show. Calf can be of any breed, and either steer, bull or heifer. The same exhibitor may not show the same animal in the pee-wee calf and 4-H, FFA beef show. Must pay pen rent to show in 4-H, FFA class.
Calf needs to be broke to lead. Calf must be born between January 1, 2024 and June 1, 2024. Calves will all show together unless numbers require dividing the class.
Show will be judged on: showmanship, health and grooming of calf, quality of the calf, and knowledge of youth about his or her project.
Pee-wee calves will be allowed to come in on Sunday, September 1, 2024. They will be released after all the shows are completed on Sunday.
The pee-wee calf class will not receive points for prize money.


  1. All market calves exhibited must be steers or heifers calved after January 1, 2023. Age will be checked.

  2. All calves to be eligible to compete in the market class must have been owned by the exhibitor since March 1st, 2024.

  3. All breeding animals shown must be registered and must be a part of the exhibitor’s project program.

  4. Market beef will be weighed and tagged Saturday, August 31st at 3:00. Market beef animals will be divided into classes by weight.

  5. All bulls must be double tied in the stall area. All Jr. Livestock exhibitors are eligible to show in all bull classes. 

  6. No bulls are allowed in showmanship classes. 

  7. Grooming chutes allowed in barns only if space permits, decision will be Superintendents’.

  8. Coloring and grooming practices follow Missouri State Fair Guidelines, unless otherwise announced.

  9. See Animal Health under Beef Cattle.

  10. Limit of 2 breeding animals per exhibitor in a class.

  11. No bulls born before January 1, 2022

  12. Champion Market Steer and Champion Market Heifer will compete for the Grand Champion Market Beef. 

  13. Class codes will be the same for all breeds except a letter will be added to each class to designate the breed (as designated in the breed codes.) Example: Red Angus Jr. Heifer Class will be class RA132.

  14. If an exhibitor chooses to participate only in the Harrison County Performance Class, they are eligible to sell at our Livestock Sale. They will be charged a stalling fee.

  15. Whatever class you registered in at registration is final.

  16. Crossbred heifers will show by weight - will weigh in at the same time as the steers.

  17. -There must be 5 in a breed to establish a new class.

  18. -Cattle without papers will be showed as crossbred.

Harrison County Beef Performance Class
Sponsored by Harrison County Cattlemen's Association
  1. Each exhibitor may have 1 entry.

  2. Classes will be divided by beef superintendents.

  3. Home raised and purchased will be shown together.

  4. Show will be after Grand Champion Market Heifer is selected and before showmanship.

  5. Winner will be selected by the combination of rate of gain placing, carcass placing, and county show placing.

  6. In the event of a tie, carcass placing will be the determining factor.

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