SEPTEMBER 5-15 2019
Utah State Fair

2018 4-H & FFA Beef Cattle







Sept 13 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Weigh In
  3:00 p.m. Market Steer Showmanship
  Judge: To Be Announced  
Sept 14 9:00 a.m. Market Steer Judging
  Judge: To Be Announced


Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Jr Livestock General Rules and Livestock General Rules.

Utah State Fair Pays:

Blue Ribbon Animals
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th & below
$25 $24 $23 $22 $21 $20 $19 $18
Red Ribbon Animals White Ribbon Animals
$15       $10      

Blue - All choice grade.
Red - Select grades only.
White - Standard grades and below.

1. Exhibitor may enter and show a total of two market steers, but may only sell one.
2. Exhibitor must show and sell their own animal(s).
3. Exhibitor must have owned animal 100 days prior to Sept 13.
4. Minimum weight for market steers = 1,000 lbs.
5. Any unmanageable animal will be sifted by the show committee and not allowed to show.
6. Steers will be grouped into uniform lots by weight.
7. Steers may not be on the show grounds or housed in the show barn prior to the listed arrival date or they will be disqualified. Steers may be tied in tie-outs located in Lot A, space permitting.
8. The official tag listed on the entry form should be the only tag in the steer's ear at time of weigh in.

JR LIVESTOCK AUCTION: Only blue ribbon steers will be eligible for the sale. Exhibitors must submit a properly completed Declaration Form to the Livestock Office by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, declaring their intent for each animal they showed. Champion & Reserve Champion must sell. Each exhibitor will be limited to one sale animal total. Animals not eligible for the sale will be the responsibility of the exhibitor.


*Breed class must be listed on the entry blank: AN-Angus, GE-Gelbvieh, HE-Horned & Polled Hereford, OB-Other Recognized Breeds, SI-Simmental

Jr Breeding Cattle will be received and judged same days as open class schedule. Jr Angus exhibitors should refer to open class information regarding American Angus Association premium participation.

Sept 7 10:00 a.m. Jr Simmental
  11:30 p.m. 1st Rotation Showmanship
  Noon Jr Gelbvieh
Sept 11 10:00 a.m. Jr Mini Herefords
  Noon Jr Herefords
  2:00 p.m. 2nd Rotation Showmanship
  2:30 p.m. Jr Angus
Sept 16 Noon Jr OB (Showmanship followed by Breeding Lots)


Lot No.
1. Heifers, under 12 months
2. Heifers, 1 year and over
3. Cow, any age, with calf under 12 months
4. Champion Female - Rosette
5. Reserve Champion Female - Rosette
6. Bulls, under 12 months
7. Bulls, 1 year or over
8. Champion Bull - Rosette
9. Reserve Champion Bull - Rosette


*Please enter Showmanship by the deadline to participate in that competition. One showmanship class per rotation. All breeds show together. Exhibitors will be judged on compliance to dress code as well as ability to show the animal. Exhibitors must have an animal entered in the Junior Beef Department to be eligible to participate in showmanship.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$20 $19 $18 $17 $16 $15 $14 $13 $12 $11


1. All FFA
2. 4-H - Grades 9, 10, 11 &12
3. 4-H - Grades 6, 7, & 8
4. 4-H - Grades 3, 4 & 5
5. Utah Angus Association members only - age 19, 20 & 21 (as of January 1 of current year)


Click here to enter online 

Click here for a printable Breeding Animal Entry Form

Click here for a printable Market Animal Entry Form


1. Best FFA Chapter exhibit of beef cattle, to be determined on a money point basis - Trophy.
2. One Barn Prize of $30 will be awarded.