LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT OPEN SHOW

Entries Not Restricted to Coosa Valley Fair Area

DEPARTMENT 1: LIVESTOCK OPEN SHOW
PLEASE NOTE: ALL OPEN SHOWS WILL FOLLOW JUNIOR SHOWS

OPEN SHOW INFO &

ENTRY FORM

Date Check in Show Time Show Information Link
October 4 th 2-4PM 6:00 PM Junior Lamb Show
October 4th 2-4PM Following Open Lamb Show Junior Goat Show
October 5th 12-2PM 3:00 PM Junior Beef Show
October6th 12-2PM 3:00 PM Junior Swine Show
October 6th 2:30-3:30 pm 4:00 PM ONLY   Floyd County Poultry Show
October 6th 4-6pm Following Open Swine Show Junior Dairy Show
ALL OPEN SHOWS Open Show Information
October 7th 11:45AM-12:45PM 1:00 PM ONLY   Floyd County Rabbit Show
October 7th 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Exchange Club of Rome Show

General Rules

Open shows are open to all Georgia livestock, only.
There will be no showmanship classes.
Entry fees are $20.00 per animal and $10 for each additional animal after that. There is no limit on the number of head an exhibitor may enter
Livestock entries in the Junior Show ARE allowed to show in the Open Show, by paying the open show fee of $10.
The Show Committee has final decision making privileges over all show rules.
An official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Health Certificate) with the individual animal identification number is required to show. An inspector with the State Department of Agriculture may be on site and current health papers must be available upon request.
Check-in for the open show will be with respected species.
Original registration papers will be required at check-in
Due to the limited space, tie outs will be assigned .(The show committee reserves the right to ask you to tie your animal on your trailer if we run out of pen space.)
Pens will be first come first serve basis.
The owner is responsible for the care and cleanup of his/her own animal(s).
Shavings for bedding purposes are in the barn..
Ownership: All animals must be entered and exhibited under the recorded owner’s or coowners’ names as of the show entry deadline date and registered through their respective national breed
The breed association original, a breed association duplicate, faxes, and emails directly from the breed associations to verify registration will be accepted and checked by Coosa Valley Livestock Committee.
Joint Ownership: Animals owned jointly by two or more parties may be shown individually or in groups by any of the joint owners but cannot be shown by more than one owner at this show. No firm, farm, herd co-partnership or corporation will be given more than one exhibitor number.
Breeder/Exhibitor Definition: The owner of the dam at the time of service shall be considered the breeder of the animal. Where a herd is registered in the names of different members of a family residing on one farm, and where the herd is one unit, all entries will be considered as exhibits of one breeder.
Any Other Breed Division: Registered animals MUST show in the offered/published breed division. If no breed division exists, the animal will be shown in the Any Other Breed Division if offered. Commercial and/or Crossbred animals are not eligible for the Any Other Breed Division (Beef, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Swine). Animals shown in the Any Other Breed Division must be registered through their national breed association. An animal registered with multiple national breed associations may only be shown in one breed division.

General Rules: Open Breeding Sheep Show

Entry Fee: $20.00 entry fee for the first animal, $10 each animal after that
Check-in will be from 2pm to 4 pm on Tuesday, October 4th. Show will begin following the junior lamb show.
Original registration certificates are required. Animals must be over 3 months of age.
All divisions will be based on breed: Suffolk, Hampshire, Southdown, Dorset, Katahdin, Dorper and AOB.
Ewe classes offered for entry:

Registered
3—6 months
6—9 months
9—12 months
12—16 months
16—20 months
20—24 months
24—36 months

Crossbreed
3—6 months
6—9 months
9—12 months
12—16 months
16—20 months
20—24 months
24—36 months

Ram classes offered for entry:
Registered
3—6 months
6—9 months
9—12 months
12—16 months
16—20 months
20—24 months
24—36 months

General Rules: Open Breeding Goat Show

Entry Fee: $20.00 entry fee for the first animal, $10 each animal after that
Check-in will be from 2pm-4pm on Tuesday, October 4th. Show will begin following the junior goat show.
Original registration certificates are required. Animals must be over 3 months of age.
Doe classes offered for entry:
Registered
3—6 months
6—9 months
9—12 months
12—16 months
16—20 months
20—24 months
24—36 months

Crossbreed
3—6 months
6—9 months
9—12 months
12—16 months
16—20 months
20—24 months
24—36 months

Buck classes offered for entry:
Registered
3—6 months
6—9 months
9—12 months
12—16 months
16—20 months
20—24 months
24—36 months

General Rules: Open Beef Cattle Show

Entry Fee: $20.00 entry fee for the first animal, $10 each animal after that
Check-in will be from 12 pm to 2 pm on Wednesday, October 5th. Show will begin following the junior beef show.
Divisions will be based on breed: American Breeds, British Breeds, Exotic Breeds (21 Breed Format)

Classes: Bulls & Heifers:
01/01/22 and after
10/01/21—12/31/21
07/01/21—09/30/21
04/01/21—06/30/21
01/01/21—03/31/21
10/01/20—12/31/20
07/01/20—09/30/20
01/01/20—06/30/20

General Rules: Open Breeding Hog Show

Entry Fee: $20.00 entry fee for the first animal, $10 each animal after that
Check-in will be from 12 pm to 2 pm on Thursday, October 6th. Show will begin following the junior hog show.
Purebred swine must have an individual registration certificate identifying them as such.
All Berkshire swine must be registered by the American Berkshire Association (ABA), PO Box 2436, 1769 US 52 West, West Lafayette, IN 47996. Registration paper must be presented at time of check in. The ABA is the only Berkshire swine registry recognized by the National Association of Swine Records (NASR) and the National Pedigreed Livestock Council (NPLC).
Crossbred Division:
Classes will be determined by official declared weights.
Official declared weight cards must be submitted to the Swine Office by noon the day before the show.
If an animal weighs out of its 5% weight allowance it will be disqualified, will not be re-weighed and will be ineligible for champion classes. The remaining animals in the class will move up a placing.
There will be no weigh-backs for breed champion or grand champion classes.
There is no minimum or maximum weight limit, but it is suggested animals are born between December 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022.
Divisions:
Any Other Breed
Duroc
Poland China
Berkshire
Hampshire
Spotted
Chester White
Hereford
Yorkshire
Landrace

General Rules: Open Dairy Show

Entry Fee: $20.00 entry fee for the first animal, $10 each animal after that
Check-in will be from 4pm to 6pm on Thursday, October 6th. Show will begin following the junior dairy show.
Divisions:
Junior Heifer Calf – March 1, 2022-May 31, 2022
Intermediate Calf – December 1, 2021-February 28, 2022
Senior Calf – September 1, 2021-November 30, 2021
Summer Yearling – June 1, 2021-August 31, 2021
Jr. Yearling – March 1, 2021-May 31, 2021
Intermediate Yearling – December 1, 2020-February 28, 2021
Senior Yearling – September 1, 2020-November 30, 2020
Jr. 2 Year Old – March 1, 2020-August 31, 2020
Senior 2 Year Old – September 1, 2019-February 28, 2020

An entry form signed mailed with the correct entry fees by September 29th for the entry to be complete.
Entry fees are $20.00 per animal. There will be an additional $20 late fee for each entry postmarked/received after September 29th will be charged a $20 late fee; no exceptions.
Please keep in mind that entry fees are nonrefundable; no exceptions

 

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.

For additional information: e-mail: Rachael Dunaway rdunaway@rcs.rome.ga.us

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