Will County Fair Book 2021

Department H-1

Jr Beef Cattle

Last Updated On 03/29/2021

JEFF BEAVERS, Superintendent (815) 838-8176
DOUG LUEHRS, KELLY TOPPEN and JUSTIN STRAWSON – Assistant Superintendents
Entries Close Monday, August 5, 2019
Estimated Amount Offered $5,965.00
Judging Time – 9:00 a.m. Saturday, August 24
Entry Fee – $5.00 per entry
See 2019 State Exhibition Livestock Health Requirements

  1. Each exhibitor must comply with the General Eligibility Rules of this Department.
  2. Breeding animals must be purebred and registered in the name of the Junior exhibitor. Registration papers must be made available for inspection by directors in charge and remain in exhibitors possession for duration of fair. Registration papers will be required on the registered heifer, cow or dam of calf before animals are shown.
  3. Each exhibitor shall be limited to one entry in each class. No animal can be shown in more than one class, except as provided in the General Eligibility Rules.
  4. All steers shown must have been owned and cared for by the exhibitor since February 1, 2019. All Breeding Stock Classes must have been owned and cared for by the exhibitor since June 1, The Superintendents expect any boy or girl showing a steer in the Junior Show to be able to show ownership as of February 1, 2019. Steer jockeys are not eligible nor welcome in the Junior Show.
  5. Market animals may be purebred, grade or crossbred. Animals exhibited must be shown in breed class for which they show predominant characteristics, to be determined by the Superintendent of the class.
  6. Weighing of Steers and Commercial Breeding Heifers – All steers and breeding heifers must be officially weighed for classification before entering the judging ring. The Superintendent shall have the right to require any steer to be reweighed and shall have the right to divide steer classes as he sees fit (approximately 900 lbs.). No steers under 900 lbs. will be allowed to show. Steers will be divided into three weight classes by superintendent.
  7. Anyone requesting stalls next to another exhibitor shall make request at time of entry. Once stalls are assigned, no changes will be made or all premiums will be forfeited.
  8. STEER AND COMMERCIAL BREEDING HEIFERS WILL BE WEIGHED WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 1:00 P.M.
  9. Commercial Breeding Heifers will be shown by weight.
  10. If question of age, Superintendent shall have the right to mouth all steers.
  11. All animals must have registration papers and be ear-marked if Breeding Association so requires.
  12. Weight classes 835, 856, 877, 914, and 917 will be allowed no more than 2 sub-classes. Weight class 920 will be allowed no more than 3 sub-classes. Sub classes will be determined by the superintendent.
  13. Exhibitors are limited to one fan per three head of cattle.
  14. All animals to be groomed South of Main Road.

AGE CLASSIFICATION – DEPT. H-1 – JUNIOR BEEF CATTLE

Winter Heifer CalfCalved between Jan. 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019
Junior Heifer CalfCalved between Nov. 1, 2018 and Dec. 31, 2018
Senior Heifer CalfCalved between Sept. 1, 2018 and Oct. 31, 2018
Late Summer Yearling HeiferCalved between July 1, 2018 and Aug. 31, 2018
Early Summer Yearling HeiferCalved between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018
Late Junior Yearling HeiferCalved between March 1, 2018 and April 30, 2018
Early Junior Yearling HeiferCalved between Jan. 1, 2018 and Feb. 28, 2018
Senior Yearling HeiferCalved between Sept. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2017
Shorthorn and
 Polled Shorthorn
Hereford and
Polled Hereford
AngusAll Other Breeds
Purebred
Commercial
Breeding
Crossbred
CLASS NO.CLASSES1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
824845866903Cow-calf / cow any age., calf current year20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
825846867904Winter Heifer Calf20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
826847868905Junior Heifer Calf20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
827848869906Senior Heifer Calf 20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
828849870907Late Summer Yearling Heifer20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
829850871908Early Summer Yearling Heifer20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
830851872909Late Junior Yearling Heifer20.0019.0018.0017.0016.00
831852873910Early Junior Yearling Heifer20.0019.0018.0017.00
832853874911Senior Yearling Heifer 20.0019.0018.0017.00
833854875912Champion Female $15.00 – Rosette
834855876913Reserve Champion Female$10.00 – Rosette
917Breeding Heifer20.0019.0018.0017.0016.0015.0014.0013.00
918Champion Breeding Heifer$15.00 – Rosette
919Reserve Champion Breeding Heifer$10.00 – Rosette
835856877914920Steer Show20.0019.0018.0017.0016.0015.0014.0013.00
838859880915921Champion Steer$15.00 – Rosette
839860881916922Reserve Champion Steer$10.00 – Rosette
SPECIAL AWARDS – No Entry Number Required
927 Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair Over All Breeds$15.00 – Rosette – Trophy
928 Reserve Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair OAB$10.00 – Rosette
929 Grand Champion Female Over All Breeds$20.00 – Rosette – Trophy
930 Reserve Grand Champion Female Over All Breeds$15.00 – Rosette
931 Grand Champion Steer Over All Breeds $20.00 – Rosette – Trophy
932 Reserve Grand Champion Steer Over All Breeds$15.00 – Rosette – Trophy
939 Novice Showmanship Award – 8 to 10 yrsBy Jerry Lorenz shorthorns – Ribbon, Trophy
940 Junior Showmanship Award 11 to 14 yrsBy Will Co. Fair Assn. – Ribbon, Trophy
941 Senior Showmanship Award 15 to 19 yrsBy Will Co. Fair Assn. – Ribbon, Trophy
$25 Cash Award for Grand Champion Steer OAB, given by Mycogen Seed, Roger Heldt, Sales Rep.
$25 Cash Award for Champion Shorthorn Steer given by Mycogen Seed, Roger Heldt, Sls. Rep.
$25 Cash Award for Champion Angus Steer given by Mycogen Seed, Roger Heldt, Sls. Rep.
$25 Cash Award for Champion Hereford Steer, given by Charles and Earline Patton
$25 Cash Award for Champion Hereford Female, given by Charles and Earline Patton
$25 Cash Award for Champion AOB Steer, given by JDB Angus
$25 Cash Award for Champion Crossbred Steer, given by JDB Angus