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4-H / FFA Skills and Livestock Department Limited to 4-H and FFA Members residing in Plumas and Sierra Counties 4- H Guidelines . Ju, , ibito who Members within 60 days prior to the 4-H Youth programs are non-formal, voluntary educational compete as an Independent Junior (' programs under the supervision of the Cooperative Extension - University of California and the U. S. Dec artment of Agriculture. The projects exhibited at Fairs by members of these groups are the results of their efforts under the supervision of volunteer adults. All entries must have been carried as regularly enrolled 4-H projects for the year 2000 - 2001 and must be listed as such in files of the Farm Advisor's Office in the Exhibitods own County. A 4-H Member may enroll on their fifth (5th) birthday, ff you are registered as s Primary Member as of Sept. 1, 2000 you will remain a Primary Member until Aug. 3t, 2001. A "Primary Member" may e,xhibit in special "Primary" Divisions or classes designated by the Fair. Primary Members Kindergarten - 3rd Grade; Junior Members 4~" 8=" Grade=; Senior Members 9=' - 12~ grades and, or, haven't reached age 19 by December 31 of current year. Providing the member meet= the Pilmas-Siarra 4- H Council's requirements for participation. In order to show animals in 4-H Classes or sell an animal at the Jr. Livestock Auction, a 4-H Member must be enroiad in the fourth grade or 9 years old as of January 1 of the program year involved. The 4-H member must reside in Pilmas or Sierra County. Primary members (4-H youth 5-8 ~y0ers of age) may participate, but not compete. No premium money is awarded to Primary members -- rbbons only will be awarded. Unifocm: Long or short-sleeve white shirt, white pants, bile jeans, white skirt, 4-H necktie or scarf end 4-H hat (optional for f' t-yeer members) for 4-14 classes. ShowmamNp Cimm DeflNtJonl: Beginning." 4-H Exhibitors - First year of pr~ect in which they are showing - Must be 8~ grade or under as of 1/1/01 Junior:. 4-H Exhibitors - Second year or more of project in which they are showing - Must be 8~ grede or under as of 111/01 4-H Exhibitors - All exhibitors 9~ grade or 19 years otd as of 111/01 regardless of year in project. FFA Gui,delinl The Future Farmers of America is a national organization of students enrolbd in Vocational Agriculture ciassea. The local unit is the chapter in each high school offering Vocational Agriculture, under the supe~ision of the Agriculture Teacher, who is always the local chapter advisor. FFA members may participate in classes and may exhibit as members to the end of the calendar year following the year of graduation from high school. * FFA Uniform: White pants, white dress .shirt or blouse (short or long sleeves). Official FFA necktie for boys and the official FFA scarf for girls. Off'i~ FFA jacket is optional, but if not worn, an official emblem on the shirt is required. Showmaml Cl= FFA: FFA Students Independen,t Junior Exhibitors Independent Junior exhibitors who are not FFA or 4-H members must meet the following age requirements: 1. Exhibitor must be at least nine (9) years of age as of 1/1/01. 2. Exhibitor must not be ~ than seventeen (17) years of age as of 111/01. Fair Independent Juniors entering market Management with a information 120 days prior m the Fair for beef for sheep and swine. Independent Junior "on-grounds" supervision by a competent adult- Independent Junior Exhibitors of livestock white clothes appropriate for showing llveatod~ General Reaulations Please Note that all State Rules ~or California General Livestock and Horse Show Guidelines Regulations also apply to this Department. En~ forms are to be signed by the 4-H Project Leader, Cilb/Chapter Advisor or Representative. Exhibitor's signature signify the# acceptance of the guidelines, governing the 2001 Pilmas-Siarre County offial Exhibitor's Guide Book. Record Book All 4-H members planning Pilmas-Sierrs County Fair must turn in sn book to their Club Advisor at the time entry forms. ~ Code: All Junior Exhibitors of Livestock of any specie mu=t wear the as designated for each youth organization and receiving awards for their animals. disqualifies Exhibitor from the Fair and Jr. Exhibitor will be excused from the Fair. more than one animal in the same class should be shown by a junior exhibitor in Vgt - Health Ch~.~ There will be random chocks of aH animals beginning on continuing until the end of fair. appears sick or diseased, please repod at once. ~ Code: All 4-H and FFA groom and care for their own animal(s) necessary, other junior exhibitors may give may assist in handling of the animal(s) fitting. Any violation, as determined Supe~tendent, will result in disqualificabon- C=rede in J Horse Show, the exhibitor, by agent, cedif'm that the sire of Grade respective divisions and claeaes were purebred, A permanent ear tag or tattoo m the 4-H/FFA Horse Show. Animals that have been registered by a cannot be entered as a Show Orde~ For all large and small H/FFA Horse Show): 4-H Junior, Beginning; FFA SHOWMANSHIP; ~ weights, Medium weights, Heavy Light weights, Medium weights, Heavy ALL BREEDING ANIMALS. Zntries CCose for afC4- / f 7. t ivestoct :Divisions 9Vlon y, July 9, 2ooz - 17