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Livestock Judging Contest

March 2 @ 7:15 am

sheep in pen indoors with people taking notes

sheep in pen indoors with people taking notesThe 33rd Annual Black Hawk College East Campus Livestock Judging Contest will be Saturday, March 2 in the Ag Arena at the East Campus. Registration will be in Building A from 7:15-8 a.m. Please be prompt! The contest will begin at 8:15 a.m.

The contest will include two divisions to run simultaneously:

  • The reasons division will consist of 10 classes — three beef, three swine, three sheep and one Boer goat doe with four sets of reasons — two beef, one swine and one sheep/goat. Reasons division results
  • The questions division will include 10 classes of placing with three sets of 10 questions — one per beef, per swine and per sheep/goat. Questions division results

Performance data will be included when available.

The same teams and individuals may not compete in both the reasons and questions division. However, a school may enter teams and individuals in both divisions. A team will consist of four members with the three highest overall scores composing the team score. A team of three individuals may also compete.

All FFA team members must be current FFA chapter members from the school they are entered. All 4-H team members must be from the same county and currently enrolled in 4-H and must not have completed a semester of college.

An entry fee of $80 per team will be charged in the reasons division which will cover contest expenses and the cost of the catered meal. Individuals may enter at a cost of $20 per contestant.

In the questions division an entry fee of $60 per team will be charged. Please note that the price of a meal is not included in the entry fee and therefore lunch will be on your own. An individual may enter at a cost of $15 per contestant.

Lodging is available at the following locations:

  • Americ Inn — 309-856-7200
  • Motel 6 — 309-853-8800
  • Galva Inn & Suites — 309-932-2841

This event is open to the public. Spectator admission is free.

Questions? Need additional information? Contact Tyler Gradert at 309-854-1834 or gradertt@bhc.edu.



March 2
7:15 am
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Black Hawk College East Campus
26230 Black Hawk Road
Galva, IL 61434 United States