Piscataquis Valley Fair

Youth Market Lamb Show and Auction
Wayne Schofield 948-3272

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. Entries are open to girls and boys in the State of Maine who are enrolled in an approved Youth Market Lamb Project. Participants must have reached their 7th birthday and not passed their 19th birthday, as of midnight December 31, 2006.
  2. All lambs should be registered with Wayne Schofield, Bagley Hill Road, Troy, ME 04987
  3. Lambs should be tagged and the number reported.
  4. All lambs exhibited must follow the guidelines of the Piscataquis County Youth Lamb Project. All exhibitors are required to care for their own animals. Each exhibitor is allowed one market lamb.
  5. No lamb may be exhibited in competition that cannot be managed and led by the person showing the animal without the help from others.
  6. All market lambs exhibited at the Piscataquis Valley Fair must be sold at Auction.
  7. Market lambs must be on the grounds by 8:00 A.M. Friday, August 24, 2007. Each member must accompany his or her lamb. 8:30 A.M. is the time of weighing.
  8. The Market Lamb Show will start at 10:00 AM. Members must wear white shirts with no printing. Solid colored long pants are required (no blue jeans). Be neat and presentable. Lambs must be shown with halters.
  9. Ram lambs will be disqulified for entry to the show and auction.
  10. Lambs will be shown and graded into the following groups: Prime, Choice, Good, Fair and Poor.
  11. After the lambs are graded, there will be selected a Grand Champion, Reserve Champion and Honorable Mention.
  12. Lambs will be sold at auction on Friday, August 24, 2007. The auction will start at 7:00 P.M. Each member must be present.
  13. Lambs become the property of the buyer as soon as they are sold.
  14. The auction is open to all responsible persons. Only one bid will be accepted from a Youth member or representative of a member.
  15. All animals exhibited must meet the health and identification requirements of the State of Maine Department of Agriculture as listed in the rules and regulations of the Livestock Department.
  16. All youth enrolled in the market lamb project must participate in the Challenge Course to be eligible to sell their lambs at the Youth auction.
  17. Failure to comply with any rule will be just cause for disqualification from the show and/or auction and/or forfeiture of all premiums.
  18. Piscataquis Valley Fair reserves the right to amend and add to these rules and regulations.
Market Lamb Premiums Showmanship:
Trophy to Junior and Senior Champions
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$10 $9 $8 $7 $6 $5 $4 $3 $2 $1

Market Lamb Class (carcass)
All lambs in Prime Group $10
All lambs in Choice Group $8
All lambs in Good Group $6
All lambs in Fair Group $4
All lambs in Poor Group $2

Market Lamb Premiums Challenge Course
To Test How Well The Lambs Have Been Raised To Lead.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$10 $9 $8 $7 $6 $5 $4 $3 $2 $1
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