Departments 1 & 2, Livestock Shows

Committee Members-
Exchange Club of Rome: Ben Rigas
Rome FFA, Exchange Club of Rome: Rachael Dunaway
D&D Farms: Dr. Mark & Regina Detweiler
Rome FFA Alumni & Supporters: Rebekah Detweiler
J Lazy T Cattle: Travis & Dr. Sue Turnquist
Hard Times Ranch: Tyler Turnquist
TNT Show Pigs: Taylorleigh Sill Turnquist





Exhibitor Information

Please refer to the species link for check in times for junior and open
livestock shows. Please enter the livestock facilities through the Church
Street entrance. The most accessible way to enter the gate is the East Rome
Bypass via Kingston Highway, Church street will be on the left, and the gate
will be on the right.
Vehicles will be allowed to pull up to the barn, unload in a timely manner and drive to
the designated parking area. Please refer to each species for receiving dates and hours.
Livestock may be removed following the show. Contestants must be present at time of
judging or make prior arrangements to have their animals shown due to a legitimate

General Rules and Guidelines

The Coosa Valley Fair Livestock committee has the right to combine classes. Only
animals that are participating in livestock shows are allowed in the barns/barn area.
Each exhibitor must furnish their own feed, feed pan, water pail, and show supplies. The
fair will furnish the bedding, electric power, water supply and wash racks. It is the
responsibility of each exhibitor to feed, water, clean-up after their animals, and provide
the general care for their animals while at the fair. Veterinarian service for all animals,
while at the fair, will be made available at the owner’s expense. The fair will not be
responsible for loss or damage to any exhibit, and will give the best care and attention to
prevent loss or damage. There will be only junior showmanship classes. Classes will be
determined by grade level. There will be an open show following all junior shows,
respectively. All entries shall be classified immediately upon arrival and classification
cannot be changed.
NOTE: There is a limit of 100 head per species.

Coosa Valley Fair Pee Wee Showmanship

There will be a Pee Wee showmanship show for Prek 4 – 4th grade students in between
each breed showmanship and breeding/market class, respectively. There is no entry fee,
and only ribbon placings will be awarded. Please be prepared to accompany children
into the ring if needed.

Health Regulations

No animals will be allowed entry onto the fairgrounds without the proper health records
and test requirements. All livestock may be subject to health inspection by an Official
State Veterinarian. All animals being exhibited in any type of livestock show (local,
county, area, district, or state) must have an official certificate of veterinary inspection
(health certificate). This certificate of veterinary inspection must be issued within 30
days of the exhibition – with the exception of 4-H and FFA shows. See the current
Georgia 4-H and FFA State Livestock Shows Rules and Regulations for specific
information for 4-H and FFA health certificates. All other livestock exhibitors must
follow rules and regulations as outlined in the “Health Requirement for Exhibition of
Livestock in Georgia,” revised October 7, 2003, from the Georgia Department of

Additional Show Information

Date Time Show Information Link
October 4 th 6:00 PMJunior Lamb Show
October 4thFollowingOpen Lamb Show Junior Goat Show
October 5th3:00 PMJunior Beef Show
October 6th3:00 PMJunior Swine Show
October 6thFollowingOpen Swine Show, Junior Dairy Show
  Open Show Information

Junior Show entries are a non-refundable fee of $20. Juniors can compete in the Open
show by paying the entry fee of $10.
Open Show entries is a non-refundable fee of $20 for the first animal entered, and $10
for each animal after that.

All premiums will be paid by check via the Treasurer of the Exchange Club of Rome.
All livestock must have a creditable showing in order to qualify to receive a
premium. Premiums will not be awarded without entry fees paid. There will be a $20
processing fee on all returned checks. Where there is no competition in a class and
champion showing, either second prize or reserve champion money may be given.

Application for all livestock entries shall be postmarked no later than Friday,
September 29th, 2022.
Make check payable to: Coosa Valley Fair
Mail to: Livestock Department
P.O. Box 1224
Rome, GA 30162-1224
All returned checks will be subject to a $20 processing fee.

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