Here is a complete list of all the areas available for Cattle classes both Beef and Dairy.
Cattle- Class B
Animals must be on the grounds by 11am to be judged. Judging starts at 12:30pm. All cattle must remain on the grounds until 4:00pm to be eligible for prize money. All animals, unless otherwise specified, must be owned by the exhibitor.
All exhibitors of animals MUST have liability insurance included on their entry form. Please sign waiver when submitting your entry form.
Health Regulations: No animal with evidence of communicable disease (ringworm, pinkeye, warts, etc.) will be allowed on the grounds.
No membership fees will be charged but all exhibitors WILL be charged admission to the fair.
Chairs- Fred Taylor (905) 986-4897 Nicole Beechey (289) 356-6707
A) Bull calf- born 2018- min. six months of age on judging day
B) Bull- born Apr. 1st, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2017
C) Bull- born Jan. 1st, 2017 to Mar. 31, 2017
D) Champion Bull (Rosettes Only)
E) Female calf born 2018- min. six months of age on judging day
F) Female- born Apr. 1st, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2017
G) Female- born Jan. 1st, 2017 to Mar. 31, 2017
H) Female- born 2016 with her own natural 2018 calf
I) Female- born prior to 2016 with her own natural 2018 calf
J) Champion Female (Rosettes Only)
K) Breeders Herd- Group of 4 bred by exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes, at least one animal must be owned by exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor and must be listed on entry form. $40 to show
Note: If there are fewer than 2 herds (minimum of 4 animals per herd) only 50% of the prize money will be paid. Exotic and British breeds will not be shown together.
Prizes- 1st-$35 2nd-$30 3rd-$25 4th-$20 5th-$15 6th-$10
1. A-K, AA Aberdeen- Angus
2. A-K, L-Limousin
3. A-K, CH-Charolais
4. A-K, H-Herefords
5. Showmanship- Open- Children 9 years of age and younger with beef animal (not eligible 4-H age)
Prize- $5 to show
Sponsored by Cedardale Charolais (The Nesbitt Family)
in memory of Keith Goble
Chair- Glenn Barkey (905) 655-5812
Open Show- ALL Dairy Breeds (Holstein, Guernsey, Ayrshire, Jersey, Brown Swiss, Canadienne and Milking Shorthorn) to be shown together. Pedigrees, production records and health certificates may be checked at the Fair. Official breed association documents are acceptable.
6. Open Show A-E Prizes $35. 30. 25. 20. 15. 10.
A) Junior Calf- born Mar. 1st, 2018 – May 31st, 2018.
B) Intermediate Calf- born Dec. 1st, 2017 – Feb. 28th, 2018.
C) Senior Calf- born Sept. 1st, 2017 – Nov. 30th, 2017.
D) Summer Yearling- June 1st, 2017 – August 31st, 2017.
E) Junior Yearling- Mar. 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2017.
Class E Sponsored by Vanlea Holsteins
F) Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion Female. (Rosettes only)
G) Junior Herd- 3 animals, not necessarily owned by one person (ribbons)
Prizes- 1st-$10 2nd-$8 3rd-$6 4th-$5 $4 to show
7. Showmanship- Pre-Novice under 9 yrs. Showing a dairy calf
8. Showmanship- Novice 4-H, 9, 10 &11 years, showing a dairy calf
9. Showmanship- Junior 4-H, 12-14yrs, showing a dairy calf
10. Showmanship- Senior 4-H, 15-21yrs, showing a dairy calf
Classes 6 A-D Sponsored by Port Perry Veterinary Services
Classes 7-9 Sponsored by Durham Holstein Club
Durham East 4-H Clubs
Animals should be on the fairgrounds by 9:30am
4-H Achievement Day starts at 10:00am
Durham East 4-H Goat Club
Durham East 4-H Sheep Club
Durham East 4-H Beef Club
Durham East 4-H Swine Club
Durham West 4-H Mini Tractor Pulling
Each member will receive $5 for exhibiting their animal.
Sponsored by the Blackstock Agricultural Society
Durham East 4-H Woodworking Club
The woodworking club for their achievement day will be displaying their projects in the arena. Each member will receive $5 for exhibiting.
Sponsored by Lake Scugog Lumber, Port Perry
4-H Club Exhibits
1. Open to any 4H Club in the Durham East 4H Council Area.
2. Exhibits must reflect the subject area of a 2018 or Fall 2017 topic.
3. Each club may place one exhibit at the Fair.
4. Exhibits should be placed on display between 10 and 11:30am on Friday August 24 and remain on display until 5pm Saturday August 25.
5. Exhibits will be judged.
Prizes: $15 $12 $10 $5 to show
Sponsored by Lake Scugog Lumber, Port Perry
Champion Showperson Competition
Sponsored by Tim Campbell, Territory Manager for Gallagher Fencing Systems.
Prizes: 1st-$75 2nd- $65 3rd- $60 4th- $50
This competition will take place immediately following the last showmanship competition listed above at approximately 3:30pm. Competitors will receive a cash prize on the day of the event.
Open to 1st place overall show person in Beef, Dairy, Goat & Sheep competition as chosen by the judges in their respective classes on the day of the fair. Not necessarily a 4-H member.
Each participant will be required to show each of the four animals
Effort will be made to ensure that the animals used in each class are NOT the 4-H projects of any of the participants.
Participants will be judged on their showmanship ability with each animal. The competition will be held in the beef ring following the completion of breed specific classes. The competition will be judged by the judges from each of these classes during the fair. Points will be assigned to each competitor as follows: 1st: 10 2nd: 7 3rd: 5 4th: 3
In the event of a tie the score of the class that the exhibitor won to earn them a spot in this competition will be dropped from the scoring. If required, final decision on the overall placement will be based on the discretion of the panel of judges.