WASHINGTON, Iowa ? Washington County 4-H County Council will be sponsoring an IJBBA-sanctioned open cattle show April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21. To exhibit, there is no requirements be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H. However, members of the IJBBA will receive points.
Organizers say the open cattle show is a great opportunity for youth to compete against youth from other counties, work more with their cattle, gain experience and have fun.
Check-in will be from 8-9:30 a.m. The show will begin at 11 a.m.
Entry fee is $35. Preregistration is $30 if registered by Sunday. Preregistration guarantees a T-shirt for the exhibitor. Registration forms are available at www.extension.iastate.edu/washington. Make checks payable to Washington County Extension Office, 2223 250th St., Washington, IA 52353.
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.
Supreme Champion will receive $250 and Reserve Champion will receive $150 for both market and breeding animals. All first- through third-place in the class will have cash awards.
In conjunction with the show, a pancake breakfast is planned from 7-10:30 a.m. in the lower level of Dallmeyer Hall on the fairgrounds.
For information, registration or to donate, call Amy Green at 319-653-4811.