Department of Agriculture - Livestock Exhibitions - Responsibilities of and assistance to junior fair exhibitors.


Published: 2016-03-21

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This is an optional rule.

(A) A junior livestock show exhibitor shall be responsible for the continuous care, grooming, and preparation of the livestock entered in the junior livestock show.

(B) An exhibitor may receive assistance in the care, grooming, and preparation of the livestock entered in the junior livestock show, provided that the assistance shall be limited to explanation or demonstration provided by the following:

(1) Family members;

(2) Household members;

(3) Advisors or adult volunteers of 4-H or FFA in the exhibitor's club or county;

(4) Vocational agriculture instructors;

(5) County extension agents;

(6) Department representatives;

(7) Veterinarians;

(8) Members of the exhibitor's 4-H club, FFA chapter, or other youth organizations; and

(9) Guest speakers of the 4-H, FFA, or other youth organizations.

(C) Any person not specified in paragraph (B) of this rule who provides assistance to a junior livestock show exhibitor shall register in writing with the sponsor. The responsibility to register rests with the exhibitor. An assistant may register for more than one exhibitor. Failure to register constitutes grounds for disciplinary action against the exhibitor. Assistance shall be limited to explanation and minimal demonstration.