Renfrew Fair

September 6-10, 2017

4-H

"Registered trademark of Canadian 4-H Council."

“Registered trademark of Canadian 4-H Council.”

Please take a moment and review the 4-H section for Renfrew Fair.  Members of the Renfrew County 4-H Clubs will compete to achieve excellence.

Vision Statement: We will be recognized for delivering quality, innovative, and sustainable leadership and life skill programs for youth and volunteers; benefiting the citizens and communities in which they live.

Our Motto is ‘Learn to do by doing’

 

The 4-H pledge:

I pledge –

My head to clearer thinking,

My heart to greater loyalty,

My hands to larger service, and

My health to better living,

For my club, my community, my country, and my world.

 

BRUCE & DONNA BRISCOE MEMORIAL NOVICE

DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP CLASS

 Last updated May 16, 2017

Exhibitors must be between the ages of 6 and 8. Calves must be born after March 1, 2017. No calf that is to be shown as a 4-H project will be allowed to be shown. The exhibitor will be judged 50% on calf and 50% on enthusiasm. This class will be held Friday, September 8 at 12:30 p.m. in the showring. PLEASE PRE-REGISTER BY CALLING 432-5331 BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017.

 

1st – $10.00; 2nd – $5.00 and a prize for all remaining contestants

 

CLASS 30

4-H ACHIEVEMENT DAY PROGRAMS

 

  1. Only enrolled members of the 4-H Clubs indicated are eligible to compete in the 4-H Achievement Day Program.
  2. Satisfactory or non-satisfactory completion is awarded at the conclusion of the 4-H year on the basis of total activity in all phases of the 4-H Program during the year. The basis of awards is outlined in the Rules and Regulations governing each type of 4-H Club.
  3. Calf Ages are as follows:

 

BEEF:       Senior Yearling – Jan. 1, 2016 – March 31, 2016

Junior Yearling – April 1, 2016 – Dec. 31, 2016

Calf – Jan. 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

Steers – Appropriate to reach market weight

 

DAIRY:    Junior Yearling – March 1, 2016 – May 31, 2016

Summer Yearling – June 1, 2016 – August 31, 2016

Senior Heifer – September 1, 2016 – November 30, 2016

Intermediate Heifer – December 1, 2016 – February 28, 2017

Junior Heifer (Calf) – March 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

 

  1. Beef & Dairy Showmanship Ages:

     Novice Showmanship – open to members 11 years and under before January 1, 2017

Junior Showmanship – open to members 12 to 14 years of age before January 1, 2017

Intermediate Showmanship – open to members 15 to 17 years of age before January               1, 2017

Senior Showmanship – open to members 18 years and over before January 1, 2017

 

  1. Dress Code (see Class 40 Inter-Club Competitions #4)

 

 

 

 

RENFREW DAIRY CLUB

Club Leaders: MJ & Erica Rice

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Showmanship
  6. Dairy Conformation

 

BONNECHERE VALLEY BEEF CLUB

Club Leaders: Terry Dwyer, Kevin Schoenfeldt, Sherry Lynn Callaghan White

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Showmanship
  6. Beef Conformation

 

RENFREW BEEF CLUB

Club Leaders: Emily Bromley, Lynn Clelland, Anna McIntyre

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Showmanship
  6.  Beef Conformation

 

HIGH KICKERS SHEEP CLUB

Club Leaders: Anna McIntyre, Shanna Armstrong, Tyler Armstrong

SECTION

  1.    Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Showmanship
  6. Best Market Lamb
  7. Best Ewe Lamb

 

RENFREW MINIATURE HORSE CLUB

Club Leaders: Anna McIntyre, Erica Rice, Sherry Lynn Callaghan White

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Showmanship
  6. Best Mare
  7. Best Gelding
  8. Obstacle Course

 

 

 

 

CLASS 40

4-H INTER-CLUB COMPETITIONS FOR DAIRY,

BEEF & SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP AND CONFORMATION

 

NOTE: No female class will be delayed for the convenience of an exhibitor showing in open show or 4-H show.

 

  1. Class 40 is open to any member of an organized 4-H Club in Renfrew County in 2017. Each member must show his or her own 4-H project.
  2. Deadline for making entries is Monday, August 14, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ALLOWED ON DAY OF SHOW.
  3. All projects will be judged on the Group Basis. 4-H ribbons will be awarded as well as prize money.
  4. Dress Code: These rules will be strictly enforced at ALL Renfrew County 4-H Shows. Members not dressed properly will not be allowed into the show ring.

Beef – When showing at Achievement Day or Interclub Shows, the member must wear a plain white shirt, black pants, steel-toed boots recommended and a show harness or show clip – no hats or vests. The only crest allowed on shirts is the 4-H crest.

Dairy – When showing at Achievement Day or Interclub Shows, the member must wear clean white pants and shirt, steel-toed boots recommended and a show harness or show clip – no hats or vests. The only crest allowed on shirts is the 4-H crest.

Sheep – When showing at Achievement Day or Interclub Shows, the members must wear a white shirt, black pants, steel-toed boots recommended and a show harness or show clip – no hats or vests. The only crest allowed on shirts is the 4-H crest.

  1. All livestock will be verified as the member’s 4-H project according to the drawing or photo and eartag or tattoo on the information sheet submitted to the provincial coordinator’s office by June 1, 2017. Any projects not matching the information sheet will not be allowed to show.
  2. Please note: In order to maintain the integrity of the 4-H program in Renfrew County, the 4-H Association, on the recommendations of the beef and dairy leaders, prohibits the use of non-therapeutic drugs on 4-H livestock projects. If drugging is detected, the member responsible would not be allowed to show livestock in any 4-H class for the rest of the calendar year and will forfeit the completion of the ongoing 4-H project.
  3. Disease: Under no circumstances should an animal exhibiting signs of transmittable disease (ringworm, lice, warts, etc) be allowed to show. The 4-H member should contact his/her leader immediately if the calf is exhibiting signs of disease.
  4. The 4-H animal must be trained and prepared for show by the 4-H member only.
  5. Each 4-H Club member exhibiting in Class 40 will receive a free meal ticket courtesy of the Renfrew Agricultural Society.
  6. Ontario has been declared a Brucellosis Free Region. In a Brucellosis Free Region, no negative test within 60 days is required for cattle to enter a show or an exhibition being held in that region or any other region. Cattle need not be accompanied by any documentation to enter shows or exhibitions.
  7. In all classes, there must be at least two entries. If less than two, they will be combined in the Any Other Breed Class, or by most appropriate age groups.

 

Prize Money:                              1st prize group – $7.00

                                                      2nd prize group – $6.00

                                                      3rd prize group – $5.00

 

DAIRY INTERCLUB

 

SECTION

  1. Novice Dairy Showmanship
  2. Junior Dairy Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Dairy Showmanship
  4. Senior Dairy Showmanship
  5. Champion Dairy Showmanship
  6. Junior Heifer (Calf)
  7. Intermediate Heifer
  8. Senior Heifer
  9. Summer Yearling
  10. Junior Yearling
  11. Champion Dairy Heifer
  12. Group of Three – Junior Calves

JOHN L. FORGIE & SONS will present awards to the individual

members of the Club showing the Champion Group of Three September 1, 2016 –

May 31, 2017 calves. If a club has sufficient animals for more than one group, they

may enter more than one group.

  1. Group of Three – Senior Calves

PINNACLE ANIMAL HOSPITAL will present awards to the individual members

of the club showing the Champion Group of Three March 1, 2016 – August 31, 2016

calves.

 

BANK OF MONTREAL (Renfrew County Branches) will present a trophy to the exhibitor of the Grand Champion 4-H Dairy Heifer.

 

PENVUE FARMS (Ray & Karen Pender) will present an award to the exhibitor of the Reserve Champion 4-H Dairy Heifer.

 

RENFREW LIONS CLUB DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP TROPHY presented by the Renfrew Lions Club for annual competition to the Grand Champion 4-H Dairy Showperson.

 

DAIRY CLUBS – RENFREW COUNTY FEDERATION OF AGRICULTURE will present a Tie-Up Award for the best kept area in the 4-H barn during the 4-H Inter-Club Competition (Friday noon till 3:00 p.m.). Judging will be based on neatness of area, calf tie-up, courtesy of 4-H members, etc. The winning club will receive the trophy plus a $25.00 cash award following the Inter-Club competition.

BEEF INTERCLUB

 

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Beef Showmanship
  6. Hereford Heifer – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  7. Charolais Heifer – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  8. Simmental Heifer – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  9. Limousin Heifer – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  10. Angus Heifer – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  11. Beef Heifer: any other breed – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  12. Commercial Cross Bred Beef Heifer – Calf, Junior or Senior.
  13. Champion Beef Heifer.
  14. 4-H Market Steer – any breed (ready for market on show day – Renfrew Fair).
  15. 4-H Futurity Steer – any breed (ready for market on Regional Show Day).

 

RENFREW COUNTY BEEF will present a trophy to the exhibitor of the Grand Champion Beef Heifer.

 

STEVE, JUDY & SHAWN DOBEC will present a trophy to the exhibitor of the Reserve Champion Beef Heifer.

 

RENFREW LIONS CLUB BEEF SHOWMANSHIP TROPHY presented by the Renfrew Lions Club for annual competition to the Grand Champion 4-H Beef Showperson.

 

BEEF CLUBS – THE DOUGLAS LIONS CLUB will present a Tie-Up Award for the best kept area in the 4-H barn during the 4-H Inter-Club competition (Saturday noon till 3:00 p.m.). Judging will be based on neatness of area, calf tie-up, courtesy of 4-H members, etc. The winning club will receive the trophy following the Inter-Club competition.

 

 

 

SHEEP INTERCLUB

 

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship – Ages 9 –11 before January 1, 2017.
  2. Junior Showmanship – Ages 12 – 14 before January 1, 2017.
  3. Intermediate Showmanship – Ages 15 – 17 before January 1, 2017.
  4. Senior Showmanship – Ages 18 – 21 before January 1, 2017.
  5. Grand Champion Showmanship
  6. Best Market Lamb – ½” fleece.
  7. Best Ewe Lamb – cleaned and blocked.

 

JOHN KLUKE MEMORIAL – $25.00 will be awarded by the Kluke Family to the Champion Showperson in the Sheep Interclub show.

 

MCGREGOR PRODUCE will present a Tie-Up award for the best kept area in the barn during the 4-H Interclub Competition (Thursday noon till 3 p.m.). Judging will be based on neatness of area, sheep tie-up, courtesy of 4-H members, etc. The winning club will receive the award following the interclub competition.

 

 

MINIATURE HORSE INTERCLUB

 

SECTION

  1. Novice Showmanship
  2. Junior Showmanship
  3. Intermediate Showmanship
  4. Senior Showmanship
  5. Champion Showmanship
  6. Best Mare
  7. Best Gelding

 

WILD OAKS FUTURITY

SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP CLASS

 

Exhibitors must be under the age of 9 as of January 1, 2017. Lambs must be born after April 1, 2017. No lamb that is to be shown as a 4-H project will be allowed to be shown. The exhibitor will be judged 50% on lamb and 50% on showmanship. This class will be held Thursday, September 7th at 1 p.m. in the show ring. PLEASE PRE-REGISTER BY CALLING 432-5331 BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 14th.

1st – $20.00; 2nd – $15.00; 3rd – $10.00; and a prize for all remaining contestants.

 

KEN FLETCHER FAMILY CHALLENGE

Parents or guardians (including grandparents) of an exhibitor in a 4-H sheep class or the Wild Oaks Futurity who are not 4-H leaders will compete in a showmanship challenge. The participant will show their child’s 4-H ewe/lamb and will be judged on their showmanship and enthusiasm. The winning exhibitor will receive four passes to the Renfrew Fair for Saturday as well as a gift certificate from a local restaurant/food vendor to be redeemed at the fair. Ken was a huge supporter of family participation and having fun at the fair. Class to be held at the conclusion of the 4-H Interclub Show.

 

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