Youth Livestock Show


  • LSU AgCenter's DeWitt Livestock Facility 8100 Highway 71 South Alexandria, LA 71302

Feel free to download the brochure and registration form


Livestock Show Rules and Information

ENTRY FEES

  • Prior to April 1, 2017........................ $25 

  • After April 1, 2017............................ $50 

CURRENT HEALTH PAPERS REQUIRED ON ALL ANIMALS

SCHEDULE

Friday April 28, 2017

  • Early check in/final registration of animals: 4-8 pm 

  • Showmanship registration 4-6 pm 
  • Showmanship 6:30 pm (youngest to oldest) 

Saturday April 29, 2017

  • Check in ONLY 7-8:30 AM 
  • No registrations will be accepted on Saturday 
  • Show time 9:30 am 

SHOWMANSHIP

Classes will be broken down by exhibitor age. (Pee-Wee Showmanship Class included for ages 8 and under) 

JACKPOT Showmanship Entry Fee: $5 (pay at check-in) 

SHOW ORDER

  1. Steers 
  2. Commercial Heifers 
  3. Beef Breeding 

All animals will show Non-Brahman influenced, then Brahman influenced in alphabetical order by breed, followed by AOB divisions. Bulls will show before heifers. 

Upon completion of exhibiting animals, both Brahman influenced and Non-Brahman influenced, a Supreme Male and Supreme Female will be selected. 

NOTE: Only beef breeds with 10 or more animals will have their own classes. Breeds with fewer than 10 animals will show in AOB unless breed is sponsored (bull & heifer). 

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

SHOW RULES

  • Early check in will begin Friday, April 28th between 4-8 pm 
  • Concession stand on grounds. Shavings available. 
  • Must have registration papers or pending papers from breed association. Pending papers allowed for 2016 winter calves only 
  • Exhibitors shall not have reached their 19th birthday by January 1 of the calendar year. 
  • ALL DECISIONS MADE BY JUDGE ARE FINAL. 
  • NO REFUND OF ENTRY FEE. 
  • Current Louisiana health papers required. 
  • Bulls will show first. Bulls must show with nose lead. (all ages) 
  • The show will be blow and show. 
  • Steers can show with hair or slick sheared. 

ANIMALS ARE RELEASED IMMEDIATELY AFTER SHOWING

INTERESTED IN BEING A SPONSOR? 

  • Breed Sponsorship — $300 per breed 
  • Supreme Champion Sponsorship (2 available) — $200 each 
  • Showmanship Sponsorship (3 available) — $200 each

Classes

  1. Winter calves, calved November 1 – December 31, 2016 
  2. Fall calves, calved September 1 – October 31, 2016 
  3. Late summer calves, calved July 1 – August 31, 2016 
  4. Early summer calves, calved May 1 – June 30, 2016 
  5. Late junior calves, calved March 1 – April 30, 2016 
  6. Early junior calves, calved January 1 – February 29, 2016 
  7. Late senior calves, calved November 1 – December 31, 2015 
  8. Early senior calves, calved September 1 – October 31, 2015 
  9. Late summer yearling, calved July 1 – August 31, 2015 
  10. Early summer yearling, calved May 1 – June 30, 2015 
  11. Late junior yearling, calved March 1 – April 30, 2015 
  12. Early junior yearling, calved January 1 – February 28, 2015

Hotels

To insure you enjoy your time at the YF&R Livestock Show, we have included a list of hotels near the facility. To make a reservation, please contact the hotel of your choice.

Courtyard Alexandria 7.8 miles from Livestock Show
3830 Alexandria Mall Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: (318) 445-2415 Check In: 3PM Check Out: 12PM Holiday Inn

Express Hotel & Suites Alexandria 7.8 miles from Livestock Show
2340 N. MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: (318) 487-9898 Check In: 3PM Check Out: 11AM

Best Western of Alexandria Inn & Suites & Conference Center 12.6 miles from Livestock Show
2720 N. MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: (318) 445-5530 Check In: 2PM Check Out: 12PM