4-H County Council sponsoring IJBBA Open Cattle Show

Washington County 4-H County Council will be sponsoring an Iowa Junior Beef Breeds Association (IJBBA) sanctioned open cattle show on Saturday, April 23 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21.  To exhibit at this show, there are no requirements be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H.  However, members of the IJBBA will receive points.  To see all IJBBA show rules visit http://ijbba.com/rules-ijbba/.  This is a great opportunity for youth to compete against youth from other counties, work more with their cattle, gain experience showing and have fun.

Check-in and day of registration is set for 8:00-9:30 a.m. $35.00 registration entry fee.  Make checks payable to Washington County Extension Office.  The show will begin at 11:00 a.m.   Supreme Champion will receive $250.00 and Reserve Champion will receive $150.00 for both market and breeding animals.  All 1st-3rd place in the class will have cash awards.

Pre-registration discount of $30 per animal due by April 1.  Forms are available at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/news

Health papers are required on all animals.  If intending to show in a breed division registration papers are required.  Generators are recommended, but not required.  In conjunction with this event will be a Pancake Breakfast from 7:00-10:30 a.m. in the lower level of Dallmeyer Hall on the fairgrounds.

Questions regarding registration, sponsorship or other additional questions please contact Amy Green at amygreen@iastate.edu or 319/653-4811.