A Tradition since 1924...
94th Annual Charles County Fair                            September 14-17, 2017                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Department A - Beef and Dairy Cattle
SECTION A AN - ANGUS  CH - CHAROLAIS HE - HEREFORD RE - OTHER REGISTERED BREEDS   SP - SHORTHORN CR - CROSS BREEDS RA - RED ANGUS LM - LIMOUSIN DV - DEVON     CLASS DESCRIPTION 1. Bull, 2 years and over 2. Bull, senior yearling, 20 to 24 months 3. Bull, junior yearling, 16 to 20 months 4. Bull, summer yearling, 12 to 16 months 5. Bull calf, senior, 9 to 12 months 6. Bull calf, junior, 8 months or less 7. Two Bulls, any age, by same owner 8. Champion Bull (By Breed) 9. Reserve Champion Bull (By Breed) 10. Aged cow, over 3 years 11. Heifer, 2 to 3 years 12. Heifer, senior yearling, 21 to 24 months 13. Heifer, junior yearling, 17 to 20 months 14. Heifer, spring yearling, 15 to 16 months 15. Heifer, summer yearling 13 to 14 months. 16. Heifer calf, senior, 11 to 12 months 17. Heifer calf, winter, 9 to 10 months 18. Heifer calf, junior, 8 months or less 19. Champion Female (By Breed) 20. Reserve Champion Female (By Breed) 21. Get of Sire. Four animals both sexes represented, all sired by one bull; all owned by exhibitor. All animals to be   shown in individual classes to be eligible. 22. Pair of females any age, bred and owned by exhibitor. 23. Pair of yearlings both sexes 24. Pair of calves both sexes 25. Market Steer (By Breed ONLY) 26. Junior Steer - Less than one year 27. Cow with suckling bull calf under 250 days 28. Cow with suckling heifer calf under 250 days SECTION YY — BEST OF SHOW 1. Best of Show Bull — All Breeds 2. Best of Show Female — All Breeds NOTE: Animals must be kept at all times in clean and attractive condition. SECTION B - DAIRY BREEDS   SECTIONS Ayshire - Section 1 Brown Swiss - Section 2 Guernsey - Section 3 Holstein -Section 4 Jersey - Section 5 Milking Shorthorn -Section 6 Red & White Holstein - Section 7   DAIRY CATTLE CLASSES   CLASS DESCRIPTION 1. Spring Heifer Calf — Born 3/1/15 – 5/15/15 2. Winter Heifer Calf — Born 12/1/14 – 2/28/15 3. Fall Heifer Calf — Born 9/1/14 – 11/30/14 4. Summer Yearling Heifer — Born 6/1/14 – 8/31/14 5. Spring Yearling Heifer — Born 3/1/14 – 5/31/14 6. Winter Yearling Heifer — Born 12/01/13 – 2/28/14 7. Fall Yearling Heifer — Born 9/1/13 – 11/30/13 (All heifers that have calved will show in class 12) 8. Jr Champion Female (FAIR USE ONLY – DO NOT ENTER) 9. Reserve Jr Champion Female (FAIR USE ONLY – DO NOT ENTER) 10. Jr Best Three Females under 2 yrs — Eligible animals must have been shown in classes 1 thru 7. All bred by and at least one owned by exhibitor. Each exhibitor limited to one entry. 11. All Dry Cows 12. Cow, Junior 2 year old — Born 3/1/13 – 8/31/13 13. Cow, Senior 2 year old — Born 9/1/13 – 2/28/13 14. Cow, Junior 3 year old — Born 3/1/12 – 8/31/12 15. Cow, Senior 3 year old — Born 9/1/12 – 2/28/12 16. Cow, 4 year old — Born 9/1/10 – 8/31/11 17. Cow, 5 year old — Born 9/1/09 – 8/31/10 18. Cow, 6 year old and over — Born before 9/1/09 (9/1/09 – 8/31/09) 19. Long Time Production — Cow that has produced 125,000 lbs. of milk or 3,800 lbs. of fat. DHIR or DHIA information in support of eligibility. Cows qualifying for this class may be shown in only one class. The exhibitor must designate which class the cow will be shown in at the time the registration papers are checked. 20. Sr Champion Female (FAIR USE ONLY – DO NOT ENTER) 21. Reserve Sr Champion Female (FAIR USE ONLY – DO NOT ENTER) 22. Grand Champion Female (FAIR USE ONLY – DO NOT ENTER) 23. Reserve Grand Champion Female (FAIR USE ONLY – DO NOT ENTER) 24. Produce of Dam — Group to consist of 2 animals any age, either sex, the produce of one cow. The dam must be named. Each exhibitor limited to one entry from the same dam. 25. Dam — Daughter class 26. Sr. Best Three Females. Born before 8/31/10. All bred and at least one owned by exhibitor. Each exhibitor limited to one entry. 27. Exhibitors herd of 5 females. This group, owned by exhibitor, consists of 2 females under 2 years of age, 2 females over 2 years of age and any 1 age. Three of these must be bred by exhibitor. 28. Best utter from classes 12-19. Two entries from one exhibitor. 29. Supreme Champion (FAIR USE ONLY — DO NOT ENTER)
 Department B - Goats
Special Note: All Livestock Exhibitors should review all applicable rules, regulations and guidelines.  .
Superintendent Cattle will be judged on Saturday, September 17th. All cattle must meet the state regulations as to T.B. and Shipping Fever. All livestock must be on the Fair Grounds by Wednesday, 9:00 PM Any Registered Breed with two or less animals will be shown in other registered breeds. PREMIUMS 1st $40 2nd $35 3rd $30 4th $25 5th $20 6th $15 Entries received and displayed in the Livestock Buildings near the South Entrance.
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