South Dakota Junior Hereford Field Day
June 22-23, 2007
Watertown, SD

Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair: Nicole Peckham, Clark, SD with THR Miss Thor R5188 with a 2/17/07 calf, PKHM Miss Macy Mae T75 by CL1 Domino 9126J ET.
Reserve Champion Cow/Calf Pair: Melissa and Kristin Goetz, Egan, SD with R Miss Domino 894 with a 3/26/07 heifer calf, MKG 849 Miss Domino 720 by Huth Prospector.

Grand Champion Bull: Paul Atkins, Tea, SD with AH Yankee 10S, 3/5/06 by Remitall Online 122E.
Reserve Champion Bull: Nick Simmermon, Colton, SD, with RCR Wideload S46, 2/25/06 by AA PRF Wideload.

Grand Champion Heifer & Overall Grand Champion Heifer: Kris Fawcett, Ree Heights, SD with ECR Cover Girl 607, 4/4/06 by GO Excel L18.
Reserve Champion Heifer: Kelsey Repenning, Mitchell, SD with LHF Haidyns Image 604, 3/21/06 by BR Moler ET.

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Heifer: Jody Hansen, Comfrey, MN, with J&J Ms Direct Express 14, 9/27/05 by AT KMK 1222 Direct Line.
Reserve Champion Bred & Owned Heifer: Travis Williamson, Garretson, SD with SPH 7M Wrangler 1S, 2/4/06 by JPH 15 Wrangler 10L.


2007 SD Jr. Hereford Field Day Rules

1.      Cattle must have approved health certificates.

2.      Entry forms must be postmarked by June 12 in order to avoid paying late fees. 

3.      Registration certificates must accompany all animals at check-in.  Tattoos must be readable or the subject animal will be disqualified.  Baby calves entered in classes other than cow/calf pair must have registration papers.

4.      Exhibitors must be paid members of the SDJHA. 

5.      Heifers and bulls must have been born after September 1, 2005 to compete.

6.      Steers must have been born in 2006, have a steer certificate from the AHA unless purchased at the Excellence Sale, and have Hereford markings and color.

7.      Ownership:

§         Steers and Owned Heifers must be owned by the junior exhibitor or the exhibitor’s immediate family.

§         Bred and Owned Heifers must be bred and owned by the junior exhibitor as specified on the registration certificate.

§         Bulls must be bred by the junior exhibitor or the exhibitor’s immediate family, and the exhibitor or family must retain an ownership interest.

§         Cow-Calf Pairs: the cow must be owned by the junior exhibitor or the exhibitor’s immediate family 30 days prior to the show.  The cow must be registered; the calf need not be registered unless it is entered in heifer or bull classes.

8.      Showmanship classes will be divided into age brackets as follows: Peewee 7-10; Junior 11-13; Senior 14-21.  Age is as of January 1, 2007.

9.      The heifer, bull, and cow/calf classes will be no-fit – meaning absolutely NO adhesives.  Failure to comply will result in disqualification.  Fitting is allowed for the steer show.

10.  Stall assignments will be made by the barn superintendent.  Exhibitors must clean their stalls; failure to comply will result in forfeiture of premiums.

11.  Entry fees will not be refunded, but substitutions will be allowed.

12.  A separate entry form must be submitted for each exhibitor; photocopy as necessary.

Contest Information

Photo: Photos can be anything pertaining to Herefords, pretty pictures or funny photos.  Divided by age brackets in rule # 8.  Photos must be framed or mounted on a board.

Team Marketing: Teams will consist of 2-3 juniors with the age bracket determined by the oldest member of the team.  Take your animal to the judge and attempt to “sell” it.  Use pedigree information, performance information, and phenotype.

Speech: Prepare a speech related to the beef industry to give in front of an audience. Divided by age brackets in rule #8.

Obstacle Course: Maneuver your animal through an obstacle course in the best time.

Achievement Award: Awarded to the high point individual based on the following chart:

Placing

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

Points

20

18

16

14

12

10

8

6

4

2

1.      Points will be given for only one entry in the each of the contests as well as the cattle show.

2.      10 points are awarded for grand champion showman and 5 points for reserve.
10 points are awarded for grand champion cattle entries and 5 points for reserve in addition to the class points listed above. 

Schedule:
            Friday, June 22nd
            1:00                 All cattle must be in place
            1:00 – 3:00      Check-in: Must have health papers and registration certificates.
            4:00                 Contests: Speech, Team Marketing, Photo, and Obstacle Course
            6:00                 SDJHA Meeting
            Supper to follow meeting

             Saturday, June 23rd
            10:00 A.M. Show       Cow-Calf Pairs
                                                Bulls
                                                Owned Heifers
                                                Bred and Owned Heifers
                                                Lunch Break 30 minutes
                                                Steers
                                                Showmanship

 Location:
Codington County Extension Complex
1910 West Kemp Avenue
Watertown, SD

Accommodations:
Super 8- Headquarters
35 double rooms booked under South Dakota Junior Hereford Association block, singles available
Complimentary pool/whirlpool.
Call 1-605-882-1900.
Remember to reserve your room immediately!

For more information contact:

Mark and Jeanne Johnson, managers
South Dakota Hereford Association
46473 289th St.
Centerville, SD 57014
605/957-5036
Jeanne.Johnson@yahoo.com