New Statewide Validation for Heifers going to TX Major Shows
Texas 4-H & FFA have announced a new validation program for 4-H youth interested in exhibiting heifers at major livestock shows. Here are a few important points to keep in mind that describe the purpose of this program, but contact your county Extension agent for all the details.
- Ensure ownership by exhibitor by the appropriate date with appropriate documentation
- Eliminate backdating of junior heifer ownership
- Improve the efficiency of check-in process at major shows
Here are some general timelines…contact your county Extension agent for specific dates for validation programs locally.
2015 Spring Major Shows
- Oct 2014 – Validation Process
- Nov 1, 2014 – Ownership Deadline
2015 Fall Major Shows
- Jun 2015 – Validation Process
- Jul 1, 2015 – Ownership Deadline
Be sure to contact your county Extension office for specific dates and details for your county.