Junior Market Swine 

 

JEFF KENT Director 435-257-5278 435-279-0145 

CHRIS SORENSEN Assistant Director 435-230-1036 435-279-3134 

 

  1. Exhibitors must be 4-H or FFA members of Box Elder County and must abide by the general rules. 

 

  1. The Box Elder County Hog Show is a nonterminal show.  Any animal that is over/under weight determined by the director, will not be allowed to unload off the vehicle. Only one market animal per exhibitor will be unloaded. The vehicle will be required to move to the end of the line if the animal does not make weight and another one is used. 

 

  1. All market hogs must have been owned, tagged and fed in the county by the exhibitor for at least 60 days prior to the show. 4-H or FFA members may tag an unlimited amount of hogs, as long as the Exhibitor has registered with Box Elder Junior Livestock, and purchased the tags. Box Elder County Fair. Families with registered 4-H' and/or FFA members may tag an alternate/ family project animal as long as that project is used by immediate family members (brothers or sisters).

 

  1. Hogs must be tagged by the assigned tagging date.

 

  1. Market hogs must weigh between 240 and 300 pounds. No hogs will be accepted until Tuesday morning at 6 a.m. 

 

  1. All hogs must be washed at the time of weigh-in. 

 

  1. Fitting and Showmanship Contest:
  1. Open to all FFA and 4-H swine member exhibitors at the county fair.
  2. There will be four classes: 3rd — 5th grade (novice), 3rd — 5th grade, 6th - 8th grade, and 9th - 12th grade as of January 1, of current year 
  3. Showmanship classes will be held Tuesday at 8:00 PM. 
  4. Fitting equipment will be furnished by the exhibitor if the judge requests exhibitor to fit their animal.

 

  1. BEJL Market Hog Carcass Contest

 

Carcass data actuals will be measured and calculated on all Market Hogs. Based on calculated results, the winners will be awarded premium prize money. 

 

  1. Swine Display Contest: a.  trophy will be presented to the best display. b. The displays can be done by an individual, family, club or chapter. c. The display will be judged on cleanliness of the pens, organization of materials and overall effect of the display. d. Displays must be finished by noon on Thursday. 

 

  1. With the hog show increasing in popularity, space is 'limited. If single hogs are penned and it becomes necessary to put two or more hogs in the pen, it will be the responsibility of the exhibitors to cordon off the pens as necessary to accommodate the need. Unwillingness to follow the direction of the hog directors will result in disciplinary action with removal of your animal from the show. Refer to the code of ethics. 

 

 

Thanks to Western Tire Recyclers for donating buckles to the Grand and Reserve Champion Hog exhibitors in 2021. 

 

 

JUNIOR MARKET SWINE SCHEDULE 

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

Weigh-In…………………………………………. 6:00 a.m-9:30 a.m.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

 Fitting and Showing …………………….. 8:00 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Junior Market Swine Show……………… 7:00 a.m.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Junior Market Livestock Sale ………..…………. 8:00 a.m. 

 

Premiums:

Blue ………………………….. $6 

Red …………………………... $4

White………………………....  $2