4-H Livestock Judging

Initial & Interested Livestock Judging Meeting - Friday, January 23

Initial meeting for 4-H members ages 9-19 interested in competing in State Livestock Judging Contest in April.

Livestock Judging Clinic -

Learn judging basics with Livestock Specialist Scott Sell at this clinic held at Edisto REC in Blackville beginning at 10:00 am. The first hour will be classroom instruction with practice judging with sheep.

Mock Livestock Judging Contest -

Mock Livestock Judging Contest is open to 4-H & FFA members at Edisto REC in Blackville. Judging classes will include swine, sheep and beef.

Judging Practice -

Livestock judging teams are invited  to participate in this practice from 10:00 am - noon at Edisto REC in Blackville. Reasons will be included. 

State Livestock Judging Contest - April 4, 2015

Livestock Judging is making a careful analysis of animals or carcasses and measuring them against a standard. Four Steps involved in judging are: information, observation, comparison and conclusion. 4-H & FFA State Contest is held at T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton. Registration is due in March 2015.

Click here to go to the State 4-H Livestock Project Webpage to download the 2014 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Handbook & registration form