The date has been set for the IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show sponsored by the Washington County 4-H County Council. The show will be held April 19th at the Washington County Fairgrounds. To show entrants do not need to be a member of 4-H or IJBBA and it is open to youth up to 21 years of age. IJBBA members will receive points and the show is an opportunity to comopete against youth from other counties.
Check-in will be from 8:00-9:30 a.m. The show will begin at 11 a.m. Entry fee is $35.00. Pre-registration is $30.00 if registered by April 1st. Pre-registration guarantees a t-shirt per exhibitor. Make checks payable to Washington County Extension Office, 2223 250th St. Washington, IA 52353. Supreme Champion will receive $250.00 and Reserve Champion will receive $150.00 for both market and breeding animals. All 1st-3rd place in the class will have cash awards.
Health papers are required on all animals. If intending to show in a breed division registration papers are required. Generators are recommended, but not required. In conjunction with this event will be a Pancake Breakfast from 7:00-10:30 a.m. in the basement at the Extension Office.
If you have would like to register, donate to the event or have any additional questions please contact, Harry Walker, 319/461-1458 or Amy Green 319/653-4811. Registration forms are available at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/news.