State Livestock Show - Tour Ascension

State Livestock Show

February 9-16, 2019

Location: Lamar Dixon Expo Center

For More information: LSU Ag Center

 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 9, 2019

6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Dairy Cattle may arrive (Barns 1&2 – as assigned). All Dairy Cattle must be in the barn by 3:00 p.m.

6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Miniature Beef Cattle may arrive (Barn 4 – as assigned). All Miniature Beef Cattle must be in place by 3:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Breeding Sheep and Market lambs may arrive (4-H building). All sheep must be in the barn by 2:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m. – Midnight Breeding Goats and Market Goats may arrive.

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibition Poultry Check-In. All Exhibition Poultry must be in barn by 2:00 p.m. (Trade Mart Building)

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sign up for Exhibition Poultry Showmanship (Trade Mart Building)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Check Breeding Sheep and Market Lamb entries and pay entry fees in 4-H Building.

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sign-up for LSPA/LCES Sheep Showmanship (4-H Building office)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Scales open for weighing and classifying Market Lambs

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Check Dairy entries and pay exhibitor fees (Vendor Rooms)

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Check Miniature Beef Cattle entries and pay exhibitor fees (Vendor Rooms)

Noon Exhibition Poultry Showmanship Clinic

1:00 p.m. Premier Sheep Exhibitor Exam and Skillathon

1:00 p.m. Exhibition Poultry Showmanship

2:00 p.m. Premier Dairy Exhibitor Exam (Vendor Rooms)

3:00 p.m. Premier Dairy Exhibitor Skillathon (Extemporaneous Speaking) (Vendor Rooms)

3:00 p.m. All dairy cattle must be in Barns 1&2 as assigned.

3:00 p.m. Judge LSPA/LCES Sheep Showmanship show

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Weigh Commercial Dairy Replacement Heifers

4:00 p.m. Deadline for turning in Market Lamb weigh cards

5:00 p.m. Judge Breeding Sheep and Commercial Ewes followed by Supreme Champion Breeding Sheep

7:30 p.m. Poultry Barn will be closed and locked or immediately following showmanship.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

7:00 a.m. Poultry Barn will be open.

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Breeding Goats and Market Goats may arrive (4-H Building). All breeding goats must be in the barn, checked in with entry fees paid by 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. Judge Market Lambs followed by Parish Group

8:00 a.m. Premier Sheep Exhibitor Interviews.

8:00 a.m. Judge Exhibition Poultry

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Premier Dairy Exhibitor Skillathon

10:00 a.m. Judge Miniature Cattle in Main Arena (Zebu Influenced followed by Non-Zebu Influenced) followed by Miniature Beef Showmanship. Miniature Beef Cattle will be released 30 minutes after conclusion of the Miniature Beef Show.

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sign up for LMGA/LCES Breeding Goat Showmanship (4-H Building)

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Check Breeding Goat entries and pay entry fees in 4-H Building.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dairy Judging Contest in Main Arena

2:00 p.m. Premier Goat Exhibitor Exam and Skillathon

2:00 p.m. Exhibition Poultry Awards

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dairy Best Fitted and Showmanship in Main Arena (Showmanship Classes will not start before 3:45 pm)

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibition Poultry will be released.

5:00 p.m. LMGA/LCES Breeding Goat Showmanship Ring A: Boer Influenced, Mytonics, Pygmy & AOB Meat; Ring B: Dairy & AOB Dairy

6:00 p.m. Poultry Barn will be closed and locked.

7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Dairy educational event and social in Main Arena

7:00 p.m. All sheep are released from the Barn at this time or after the completion of the market lamb show (Sheep must be removed from the barn by midnight on Sunday, Feb.

10th or they must stay until the conclusion of the goat show on Monday, Feb 11th or Tuesday, Feb 12th).

Monday, February 11, 2019

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Market Goats may arrive (4-H Building). All market goats must be in the barn, checked in with entry fees paid by 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. Judge Breeding Goats and Commercial Does followed by Supreme Champion Breeding Goat Ring A: Boer, % Boer, Comm. Does, Mytonics, Pygmy & AOB Meat; Ring B: Nigerian Dwarf, Nubian, & AOB Dairy

8:30 a.m. Judge Dairy Cattle followed by Supreme Champion Dairy followed by Parish Groups in Main Arena (Milk cow classes will not start prior to 11:30 p.m.)

10:00 a.m. Premier Poultry Exhibitor Exam and Skillathon

12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Scales open for weighing Market Goats

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sign up for LMGA/LCES Market Goat Showmanship (4-H Building)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Check Breeding Goat entries and pay entry fees in 4-H Building.

1:30 p.m. Premier Poultry Exhibitor interviews

2:00 p.m. Premier Goat Exhibitor Interviews

3:00pm All MARKET goats must be in the barn, checked in with entry fees paid

4:00 p.m. Deadline for turning in Market Goat weigh cards

5:00 p.m. LMGA/LCES Market Goat Showmanship

Release Breeding Goats & Dairy Cattle 30 minutes after the conclusion of their final shows, respectively – TBA by management.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

NOTE: No Beef Cattle will be allowed to enter barns 1-6 until Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. Poultry barn will be open.

8:00 a.m. Judge Market Goats followed by Parish Groups. All sheep and goats must be out of the barn two hours after conclusion of the Market Goat Show.

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Broiler check in and pay entry fees (Trade Mart Building). All Broilers must be in the barn by 2:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sign up for Broiler Showmanship

Noon Broiler Showmanship Clinic

2:00 p.m. Deadline for Broilers to check in

2:00 p.m. Judge Broiler Showmanship

2:00 p.m. All beef cattle may begin arriving. (Barns 1-6—as assigned)

3:00 p.m. Premier Beef Exhibitor Exam and Skillathon (Main Arena)

7:30 p.m. 4-H Building closed and locked for maintenance. (No hogs will be allowed to arrive until 6:00 a.m.

Wednesday.)

7:30 p.m. Poultry barn will be closed and locked or immediately following showmanship.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

6:00 a.m. Market Hogs and Breeding Swine may arrive (4-H Building). Breeding Swine must arrive by 2:00 p.m. All swine must be in barn by 4:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m. Poultry barn will be open.

7:00-7:45 a.m. Livestock Judging Contest participants should register/pick up packets

8:00 a.m. Judge Broilers

8:00 a.m. – Noon Sign up for LCA/LCES Beef Showmanship

8:00 a.m. – Noon Check beef cattle entries and pay exhibitor fees (Vendor Rooms)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sign up for LPPA/LCES Swine Showmanship (4-H Building)

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Check-in swine entries (4-H Building)

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Scales open for weighing Market Hogs

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Weigh and classify Commercial Heifers in Arena A/Main Arena

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All Market Hogs showing in Breed Divisions (Hampshire, Duroc, Yorkshire, and AOB) must be classified in the makeup arena

Noon All beef cattle must be in the barn (Barns 1-6—as assigned)

1:30 p.m. Broiler Championship judging and ribbon assignment (Broilers will be released after completion of championship judging.)

2:00 p.m. LCA/LCES Beef Showmanship in Main Arena

2:00 p.m. All Breeding Swine must be in the barn and checked in

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Weigh-in for Commercial Gilts

3:00 p.m. Premier Swine Exhibitor Exam

4:00 p.m. All Market Swine must be in the barn and checked in

5:00 p.m. Judge Breeding Swine followed by Commercial Gilts followed by Supreme Champion Breeding Swine (Breeding Swine and Commercial Gilts may be released at the conclusion of the Breeding Swine Show)

5:30 p.m. Deadline for turning Market Hog weigh cards

7:00 p.m. Poultry Barn will be closed and locked

Thursday, February 14, 2019

8:00 a.m. Judge LPPA/LCES Swine Showmanship, Judge Market Hog Parish Group 30 minutes after the conclusion of Swine Showmanship

8:00 a.m. Judge Gray Brahman followed by Red Brahman in Main Arena. Breed Assn. Showmanship Contests will follow in Back Arena/Arena B.

8:00 a.m. Judge Hereford followed by Simmental, Simbrah, Brangus, and AOB Non Brahman in Main Arena. Breed Association Showmanship Contests will follow completion of Simbrah judging in Back Arena/Arena B

1:00 p.m.Premier Swine Exhibitor Skillathon (or at the end of Intermediate Champion Showmanship)

Weigh & Classify Market Steers – 5:00 p.m. or thirty minutes after the completion of the last beef breeding class of the day if the show extends beyond 4:30. Scales will remain open for one (1) hour, and deadline for turning in weigh cards will be two (2) hours from the time the scales open. Weigh cards should be returned to Vendor Room 1.

6:00 p.m.Judge Market Hog Parish Groups (or at the conclusion of the Premier Exhibitor Skillathon)

Beef & Swine that have completed showing will be released 30 minutes after ALL beef & swine showing concludes – TBA by management.

Friday, February 15, 2019

8:00 a.m.Judge Market Hogs (Duroc, Hampshire, Yorkshire, AOB, Barrows). Breed Champions will be selected at the end of each breed show. (Announce top 5 Premier Exhibitors at the conclusion of Swine Show)

8:00 a.m.Judge Angus followed by Commercial Heifers (Brahman Influence and Non-Brahman Influence) , Santa Gertrudis. Breed Association Showmanship will follow completion of judging of Angus in Back Arena/Arena B

8:00 a.m.Judge Braford in Main Arena followed by Braford Base, Beefmaster, Charolais, AOB Brahman Influenced. Breed Association Showmanship Contest will follow completion of judging of Braford and Bradford Base in Back Arena/Arena B.

10:00 a.m.Premier Swine Exhibitor Interviews

Supreme Beef Breeding Champion Drive in Main Arena/ Arena A, thirty minutes after the conclusion of the beef breeding show.

Beef & Swine that have completed showing will be released 30 minutes after ALL beef & swine showing concludes – TBA by management.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

8:00 a.m.Judge Market Hogs –Crossbred Divisions, followed by selection of Champion Crossbreds, and selection of Grand Champions

9:00 a.m.Judge Market Steers in Main Arena (Brahman Influence followed by Non-Brahman Influence) Champion drive will be coordinated with Market Swine show to make sure they do not take place at the same time.

2:00 p.m.Release all cattle

4:00 p.m.LSU AgCenter Livestock Show Awards Ceremony for Champion Market Animal Exhibitors, Premier Exhibitors 1st – 5th place, Superintendent of Education Award, Attorney General Award, Governor Awards, and all Champion showmanship winners (LCES co- sponsored showmanships) (Trade Mart Building) Release time for Market Hogs will be announced by management.

9:00 p.m. All livestock and poultry must be out of the barns.

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