Rules & Regulations

  1. Open to all competitors 21 years of age and under as of January 1, 2019.
  2. Open to Canadian exhibitors only.
  3. ALL ANIMALS MUST HAVE A CCIA TAG.
  4. Competitors must be able to control their animal in the show ring on their own.
  5. All animals will be judged as Progress.  All animals must be born in 2018.
  6. All cattle must be broke to show.
  7. Only cattle entered in the show will be permitted on the premises.
  8. Market steers and heifers classes will be split by weight.  Breeding heifer classes will be split by breed and age.
  9. Market steers and heifers weigh-in weight is the official show weight – No re-weighs.
  10. All entries in the Purebred Heifer classes must have official registration papers and ear tattoos according to the Canadian Breed Associations. Animals must be tattooed before show arrival.
  11. Substitutions will be allowed at the discretion of the committee.  A committee member must be contacted prior to arrival.
  12. No Minimum number of animals required to make up a breed division (based on Canadian Breed Associations).
  13. NOTE: Maine-Anjou Purebred Status – Animal must be ⅞ Maine-Anjou blood and above. Registered non-purebreds are those animals with levels of Maine- Anjou blood of ¼, ⅜,½, ⅝, and ¾.

  14. Classes will be split accordingly by the Committee’s Discretion.
  15. All cattle will be inspected for any contagious bovine disease (e.g. ringworm).  Any livestock found unacceptable will be asked to leave.
  16. ANYONE CAUGHT IN THE ACT OF UNETHICAL PRACTICES ON CATTLE WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE EJECTED (ex.  Pumping and Drenching).
  17. Showmanship splits are as follows:  
              Tyke Class Under 9 with assistance no entry (*AGE IS OF JANUARY 1, 2019)
              Pee-Wee   UNDER 9 (must show on their own)
              Novice   9 – 11
              Junior    12-14
              Intermediate 15 – 17
              Senior  18 – 21
    Competitors must use their own entry to compete in showmanship.
  18. Junior Beef Expo Committee has final decision on all matters. All exhibitors must have paid an entry fee to show.
  19. Arrival time for cattle will be after 1:00 PM on Friday March 15th. Cattle must be in the barn by 11AM on Saturday, March 16th. Processing will begin promptly at 11AM.
  20. Family involvement and peers will be permitted.
  21. No tieouts available.  Cattle must remain in the barn overnight.  All cattle must remain in the barn until the completion of the show on Sunday, March 26.
  22. There will be absolutely no admittance into the barn from 10:00pm Saturday, March 16th until 5:00am Sunday, March 17th.
  23. EXHIBITORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN FEED AND BEDDING.