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Youth Livestock Show


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

Entry Fees

  • Prior to April 1, 2019 — $25

  • After April 1, 2019 — $50

CURRENT HEALTH PAPERS REQUIRED ON ALL ANIMALS

Schedule

Friday, April 12, 2019

  • Animals may begin to arrive by 12:00 P.M.

  • Early check in/final registration of animals: 4-8 P.M.

  • Showmanship registration 4-6 P.M.

  • Showmanship 6:30 P.M. (youngest to oldest)

Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • Check in ONLY 7-8:30 A.M.

  • No registrations will be accepted on Saturday

  • Show time 9:30 A.M.

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

  • Steers

  • Commercial Heifers

  • Beef Breeding

All animals will show Brahman influenced, then Non-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 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). 

Show Rules

  • Early check in will begin Friday, April 12 between 4-8 P.M.

  • Concession stand on grounds. Shavings available.

  • Must have registration papers or pending papers from breed association. Pending papers allowed for 2018 winter calves only

  • Exhibitors shall not have reached their 19 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 — $200 each
(2 available)

Showmanship Sponsorship — $200 each
(3 available)

Classes

  1. Winter calves
    Calved November 1 – December 31, 2018

  2. Fall calves
    Calved September 1 – October 31, 2018

  3. Late summer calves
    Calved July 1 – August 31, 2018

  4. Early summer calves
    Calved May 1 – June 30, 2018

  5. Late junior calves
    Calved March 1 – April 30, 2018

  6. Early junior calves
    Calved January 1 – February 28, 2018

  7. Late senior calves
    Calved November 1 – December 31, 2017

  8. Early senior calves
    Calved September 1 – October 31, 2017

  9. Late summer yearling
    Calved July 1 – August 31, 2017

  10. Early summer yearling
    Calved May 1 – June 30, 2017

  11. Late junior yearling
    Calved March 1 – April 30, 2017

  12. Early junior yearling
    Calved January 1 – February 29, 2017

  13. Senior yearling (heifers only)
    Calved September 1 – December 31, 2016

Hotels

To ensure 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 by Marriott Alexandria

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Alexandria

Best Western of Alexandria Inn & Suites & Conference Center

Contact Information

Stephanie Gravois
sgravois@agcenter.lsu.edu or (225) 921-9513

Megan Gravois
megang@lfbf.org or (225) 922-6213

Documents

2019 Youth Livestock Show Brochure
Interactive Registration Form

Earlier Event: April 4
State Board Meeting
Later Event: April 19
Good Friday Holiday