2019 Tillamook County Fair, August 7th-10th!!!
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Dairy Cattle Department

Lisa Rider, Superintendent


For questions call Lisa (503) 457-6059
Open Class Show 9:00 A.M. Friday, August 10th.

RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. ALL ENTRIES CLOSE JULY 23rd AT 4:00 P.M. OR SOONER IF
CAPACITY IS REACHED.
2. A stall fee of $8.00 per animal will be charged and must accompany
entry in order that stalls may be reserved. Reservations will be made in the order entries are received with Tillamook County residents receiving stall assignments firs
3. Exhibitors will be allowed a maximum of three substitutions at no charge. All substitutions must be made within the same class and at check-in time.
4. The Dairy Barn will be open all day Tuesday, August 7th, to take in
cattle. All cattle must be in their stalls by 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 7th.
5. Animal release time will begin at 7:30 P.M. NO animal or animals will
be released earlier. 4-H/FFA dairy projects will be released at the same time.
6. NO HEALTH CERTIFICATES OR TESTS REQUIRED.
7. All animals are subject to inspection by the veterinarian in attendance
upon admission to the exhibition grounds. No animal shall be admitted to
or allowed to remain on the grounds that shows evidence of any infectious
or contagious disease. The management reserves the right to require health
inspections, diagnostic tests, treatments, and/or other disease control measures or procedures which might become necessary in emergencies.
8. ALL MILKING OPERATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED EACH
MORNING BY 8:00 A.M.
9. Exhibitors must keep their livestock uncovered and stalls and pens in
good condition and open for inspection from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. each day of the fair. A Dairy Herdsmanship Award will be awarded on the last day of the fair.
10. The Purebred Dairy Cattle Association show ring code of ethics will
apply to all purebred cattle exhibited. Violations will be reported to the appropriate Breed Assn. Copies of the code are available with the Dairy Superintendent.

11. NO EXHIBITOR SHALL BE ALLOWED MORE THAN TWO
MONIES IN ANY ONE LOT.

12. All purebred livestock, to be eligible to compete for premiums, shall
have been recorded in the recognized books of record of their respective
breeds, and exhibitors must produce certificates of registry at the request of the superintendent in charge. All purebred livestock under one year, competing for premiums, must be the offspring of a sire and dam which are duly recorded. The owner of the dam at time of service is recognized as the breeder of the offspring.
13. All livestock shall be the property of the exhibitor, and shall so
appear on the records of their respective breed association. A certificate of registration must accompany each animal. On cattle that have been transferred, the transfer must have been completed by the association and be in the name of the person that exhibits the animal at the time of the show. No pending papers will be accepted.
14. Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion will be determined
at the end of the heifer show. Intermediate Champion (Class 2 ONLY) will be
awarded after the Jr. 3 year old cow class. Intermediate Champion for (Class 1 & 3) will be awarded after the Sr. 3 year old cow class. Senior Champion will be determined after the aged cow class. Then all of the Champion and Reserve Champions will compete for Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion.
15. Animals participating in the Dairy Heifer Replacement Sale can
participate in the Open Dairy Show. The 4-H/FFA member is responsible for the animal the duration of the fair, and remains the owner and assumes all risk until the animal is released from the fair.
16. Family herds or flocks handled together under the same management
with mixed ownership, or joint ownership can be shown as one herd or flock only when shown in groups.
17. Livestock exhibitors are entered in herdsmanship contests. Livestock
wastes must be placed in designated areas.
18. Infectious outbreaks within an animal classification may cause that
group of animals to be restricted from fairgrounds and judging.
19. All papers, tattoos and animal numbers will be checked on opening
day.
20. If registered animals are not brought to the fair, an exhibitor’s
premiums will be adjusted according to the value of passes received, and alloted space will be reallocated.


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Pictured is Pacific Edge Dairy’s “Lacuna HG Joanne” (Left) winning Grand Champion Jersey also pictured winning Reserve Grand Champion Jersey was Sunset Canyon Jerseys (Right) with “Sunset Canyon Anthem B” at the 2017 Tillamook County Fair.
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CLASS
Class 1 – Holstein Class 2 - Jersey Class 3 – Other Breeds

PREMIUMS
First............. $30.00 Fourth..........$20.00
Second......…$26.00 Fifth.............$14.00
Third...…...... $23.00 Sixth............$14.00

1. Junior Heifer Calf, born after Mar. 1, 2018 and over 3 months.
2. Intermediate Heifer Calf, born December 2017– February 2018.
3. Senior Heifer Calf, born September – November 2017.
4. Summer Heifer, born June – August 2017.
5. Spring Yearling, born March - May 2017.
6. Winter Yearling, born December 2016– February 2017.
7. Senior Yearling, born September – November 2016.

PREMIUMS
First.............$40.00 Fourth..........$31.00
Second........ $37.00 Fifth.............$28.00
Third............$34.00 Sixth............$25.00

8. Senior Yearling in milk, born September – November 2016.
(Class 2 only)
9. Junior 2 year old, born March – August 2016.
10. Senior 2 year old, born September 2015 – February 2016.
11. Junior 3 year old, born March – August 2015.
12. Senior 3 year old, born September 2014 – February 2015.
13. Cow, 4 year old, born September 2013 – August 2014.
14. Cow, 5 year old, born September 2012 – August 2013.
15. Aged cow, born before September 2012.

PREMIUMS
First............... $45.00 Third..............$25.00
Second...….....$35.00 Fourth...........$20.00

16. Junior Best three Females, under 2 years of age, all bred and owned by exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor.
17. Senior Best three Females over 2 years of age, all bred and owned by
exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor.
18. Exhibitor’s Herd of five – three animals over 2 years and two females
under 2 years of age owned by exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor.
19. Supreme Cow is awarded a $1,000 Jackpot donated by TCCA.


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MILK CHUG A LUG CONTEST

Thursday August 10th @ 6:30 pm in the Aufdermauer Arena
This contest is sponsored by the Tillamook County Dairy Women
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*** SPECIAL AWARDS ***

Rudy Fenk Award
– Revolving trophy presented to the champion dairy entry of all breeds.
Pete Betschart Memorial – Revolving trophy presented to exhibitor with the Senior Best Three Females in the Holstein Breed.
Joe Beeler Memorial – Revolving trophy presented to the Junior Champions of the Brown Swiss and Holstein Breeds.
Premier Breeder Award – The Fair Board will award a banner to the breeder accumulating the most points, not to exceed five animals, bred by the exhibitor, even though exhibited by someone else.
Premier Exhibitor Award – The Fair Board will award a banner to the breeder accumulating the most points not to exceed five animals, not necessarily bred by the exhibitor.
David M. Rocha Memorial Award – Revolving trophy presented to the Premier Jersey Breeder.
Fair Theme Award – A $100 cash award sponsored by STgenetics will be given to the exhibitor who best decorates their stalls according to
he fair theme, There’s Magic in the Air, With a Country Flair.
Herdsmanship Award – $150 cash award sponsored by Zoetis goes to first place herdsman in the Dairy Cattle Department who keeps cattle, stalls and quarters occupied by his herd in the best order and condition at all times during the fair.
Supreme Cow Jackpot – Tillamook County Creamery Association donated $1,000 to be awarded to the supreme cow.
Grand Champion Jersey Award – Revolving trophy sponsored by Sunset Canyon Jerseys.

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HERDSMANSHIP AWARD SCORE CARD

Items considered:

1. Preparation of the Exhibit.................................….................. 50%
a. Decorations - Neat and attractive, well planned theme, not ...
necessarily best use of theme.........…............…..........….........20%
b. Animal Arrangement – Animals attractively arranged,
preferably by size and breed; correctly spaced (neither too
close or too far apart).................................….….......................10%
c. Signs – Signs for each animal; appropriate and readable;
complete information....................................….........................10%
d. Display Area – Neat and organized; storage areas
included.......................................................……......................10%
2. Care of Exhibit...........................…........................….............50%
a. Cattle – Cattle clean and comfortable..................….............20%
b. Aisles – Aisles clean and neat, adequate width for visitors....................................…………....................................10%
c. Bedding Pack – Adequate bedding.........…..........................10%
d. Feed and Storage Equipment – Neat and orderly storage,
buckets and equipment clean, out of sight if possible within
designated area........................................................................10%
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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

The Tillamook County Fair Board wants to thank the following businesses for donating bulk feed, straw and shavings for the participants of the Open Class Dairy Show to use while exhibiting their animals at the fair. The Tillamook County Fair’s Open Class Dairy Show is the largest one of its kind in the state, outside of the State Fair. Last year over a 100 Holsteins, Jerseys, Guernseys and Brown Swiss competed for awards. The feed, straw and shavings are also available for all 4-H and FFA exhibitors, whether or not they participate in the Open Class Dairy Show.
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CHS NUTRITION

Feed for 4-H/FFA Exhibitors & Enhanced Premiums
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LAND O’ LAKES PURINA FEED LLC

Bulk Feed

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STIMSON LUMBER COMPANY

Shavings
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TILLAMOOK LUMBER COMPANY

Shavings
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Kaili Jensen, of Sunset Canyon Jerseys, showing at the 2017 Tillamook County Fair.
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Ricky Rider showing his cow at last year’s fair in the peewee showmanship class.
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*CHS Nutritions will be providing an additional incentive this year for Dairy
Exhibitors. They will be offering a $25 coupon to the winner of each Class of dairy animal for each Lot entered as long as there are three entries or more in that Lot. This coupon can be redeemed for merchandise at either the Tillamook Farm Store or CHS Nutritions outlet at the Feed Mill.
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