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Rules

Please read below for the upcoming Junior Show rules.
TOP 5 SELECTION
HBC HALL OF FAME AWARD
INDIVIDUAL BREED RULES
BREED MANAGERS

  1. Entry deadline is November 1, 20191. Entry deadline is November 1, 2019.
    a. All Junior Show entries must be postmarked by November 1.
    b. Entry fee is $100.00 per head by November 1, 2019. The fee includes grooming chute space, tan        bark and heated barn space at no additional charge.
    c. Late entries will be accepted at the Show Office until 5 pm on Thursday, December 5th, 2019.
    d. Entries postmarked after November 1, 2019 will be $200.00 per animal.
    e. No refunds.
    f. All exhibitors must be members of IBCA.
    g. Exhibitors must provide proof of entry before stalls will be issued (i.e. entries must be made before stalling assignment will be given)
    2. Steers/market heifers born after January 1, 2019 will be eligible to show. Market Animals will be shown by breeds (including crossbred and market heifers) and weight.
    3. Heifers born between September 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019 will be eligible to show. Heifer classes will be divided by using the Futurity System. Commercial heifers will be shown by weight.
    4. All animals being exhibited at the 2019 HBC must have an 840 approved, RFID ear tag in place prior to coming to the scales to be weighed or to the heifer check-in areas.  Contact the Board of Animal Health for more details on the 840 compliant RFID tags.
    5. All plastic visual ID tags other than the required 840 RFID tags must be removed from all Junior Show Cattle prior to coming to the scales to be weighed or to the heifer check-in area.
    6. All exhibitors in the Junior Show must have entered the third grade and may not have exceeded 21 years-of-age as of December 31, 2019.
    7. Each junior exhibitor must own his/her own exhibit.
    a. A certificate of registration must be presented to the Breed Show Manager in charge before the time of the show.
    b. Each breed will set rules as to the use of fax copies or photocopies.
    c. The certificate must show that the exhibitor owns the animals exhibited, either entirely or in part. Registration certificates are required for some of the purebred steers. Check the individual breed rules in the following section.
    d. Animals will NOT be accepted that are registered in a father’s name only, farm name only, or partnerships with unrelated persons (such as, “Smith View,” “Smith Oak,” “John Doe & William Smith,” “Long Oak & Williams Smith,” etc.).
    e. Acceptable registrations are:
              i. In the exhibitor’s name,
              ii. John Smith & Sons,
              iii. John Smith, Sons & Daughters,
              iv. John Smith & Family (family includes sons, daughters and legal guardian youth only),
              v. Family Corporations, where the exhibitor’s names appears as a holder of the stock in the corporation, and proof of same must be supplied on or before the enrollment date, or
              vi. Family partnership where only the exhibitor’s father, mother, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, grandparent, and/or legal guardian is also in the family partnership and the exhibitor’s name appears on the legal, notarized partnership. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to provide the necessary supporting documents to the Show Manager upon request.
    8. Heifers and steers/market heifers purchased at the HBC Sales on Saturday, December 6, 2019 may be exhibited in the Junior Show if the purchaser meets ownership requirements.
    a. Out-of-state purchasers are eligible to show as long as they meet the age requirements.
    b. Dues will be collected at the time of entry if you are not a current member of IBCA.
    c. Entries from animals purchased in the sales that would like to show in the Junior Show must be made within one hour after the close of that particular breed’s sale and must be made at the area that has been designated.
    9. The HBC is open to Indiana residents only with exceptions as listed in rule 7. 
    10. Health certificates must meet approval of Indiana state health regulations. Show Cattle from Indiana do not require health certificates, but all out-of-state cattle are required to present a 30 day health certificate. A valid Premise ID number is required.
    11. The Hoosier Beef Congress Committee reserves the right to evaluate all breed steers for breed discrepancies.
    12. No horns are allowed.  All cattle must be dehorned and healed and all steers must have been castrated and must be fully healed.
    13. A consignment to the All Star Steer and Heifer sale or to the Breed Sales does not guarantee that you will have stalls available for your Junior Show cattle in the main barn.  Every effort will be made to accommodate consignors with stalls in the main barn, however, there is no guarantee of such.
    14. No butt fans (on stands or carts) will be allowed. Exhibitors are asked to limit fans to 1 fan per 3 calves.
    15. No tents inside the barns.
    16. All cattle must be stalled in the barns during the day. No one will be allowed to stall off of their trailer in the tie out area during the day.
    17. The Indiana Beef Cattle Association and the Indiana State Fair Board are not responsible for accidents.
    18. The HBC Show Committee has the final decision on all issues pertaining to the show.

TOP 5 SELECTION

For the Junior Heifer and Junior Market Animal show, a Top Five will be selected from the Breed Champions.  The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion will be selected and then an additional 3 animals will be selected by the Judges from the remaining Breed Champions and Reserves.  Once a Breed Champion is selected for any position in the Top Five, that respective Reserve Breed Champion will be allowed to enter the ring for contention for any remaining spots in the Top Five.  The Top Five Heifers and Market Animals will receive banners.

HBC HALL OF FAME AWARD

All Breed Champions (steers/market heifers and heifers) at the 2019 Hoosier Beef Congress will be eligible for additional $50.00 prize money if they are named a breed champion of the 4-H Show at the 2020 Indiana State Fair. The Grand Champion Market Animal and the Supreme Heifer at the 2019 HBC will be eligible for additional $100.00 prize money if selected the Grand Champion Market Animal or Supreme Heifer at the 2020 Indiana State Fair.  To qualify for the Hall of Fame Award, the same animal must be exhibited by the same exhibitor in the same breed division at both events.  These awards will be presented at the 2020 IJBCA Awards Banquet.

INDIVIDUAL BREED RULES

Angus

Steers and Heifers: To be eligible to show in the 2019 HBC Angus division classes, all exhibitors must be paid members of the Indiana Junior Angus Association.  Dues of $10.00 per exhibitor for the 2019 year (December 1, 2019 through November 30, 2020) must be paid prior to check in of Angus registration papers and / or Angus cattle at the 2019 HBC Show.  Must have original registration papers or will also accept electronic registration papers and a matching legible tattoo to be eligible to show in the Angus divisions.  Champion and Reserve Champion are subject to blood typing and/or DNA testing.  NO FAXES OR PHOTOCOPIES ACCEPTED.

Belted Galloway

Exhibitors must obey all rules of the Belted Galloway Society and of the Hoosier Beef Congress.  All Belted Galloway exhibitors must be a member in good standing of the Great Lakes Belted Galloway Association, or a member in good standing of the Belted Galloway Youth Group.  GLBGA family memberships are $35/yr, junior memberships are $15/yr and BYG memberships are $20/yr.  Applications and membership will be verified or collected prior to check-in.
Steers: Belted Galloway steers must be registered or recorded in the Belted Galloway Society Herd Book.
Heifers: To be shown at the Hoosier Beef Congress must have a Purebred Registration Certificate issued by the Belted Galloway Society.

Black Hereford

Any junior exhibiting an American Black Hereford registered steer or heifer must be a member of the Indiana Junior Black Hereford Association.  Dues ($10.00) will be collected prior to check in.  The Indiana Black Hereford Association will accept digital beef printed photocopies of registration papers.  
Steers: Steers must have registration papers issued from the American Black Hereford Association (62.5% or higher) and must have legible tattoos matching the papers..
Heifers: Heifers must have registration papers issued from the American Black Hereford Association (62.5% or higher) and must have legible tattoos matching the papers.

Charolais

Steers: Must be sired by a registered Charolais bull and/or the dam must be a registered Charolais female. Steers must be at least 50% or more Charolais and have a registration certificate issued by the American Charolais Association. Steer must show a predominance of Charolais characteristics. Black steers will not be accepted. “Smoky” colored steers are acceptable. All Charolais steer exhibitors must be a member of the Indiana Junior Charolais Association. Dues are $10.00 annually and will be collected prior to check in. The Indiana Charolais will accept fax and photo copies of registration papers.
Heifers: Purebred registration papers are required. All Charolais heifer exhibitors must be a member of the Indiana Junior Charolais Association. Dues are $10.00 annually and will be collected prior to check in.

Charolais Composite

Heifers: All Charolais Composite heifers must be 50% or more Charolais with a registration paper from the AICA and MUST have a matching legible tattoo to be eligible to show.  MUST by sired by an AICA registered purebred bull or AICA registered purebred dam.  Black or black baldie heifers will not be accepted.  Indiana Charolais representatives reserve the right to make final sifting determinations.  All Charolais composite heifer exhibitors must be a member of the Indiana Junior Charolais Association, dues are $10.00 annually and will be collected prior to check in.

Chianina

Heifers: To be eligible to show in the HBC Chianina Heifer classes, the exhibitor must be a member of the Indiana Chianina Junior Assoc.  The $10 annual membership may be paid at the HBC.  All Chianina heifers must have original registration papers with the denotation of “CHIANINA, CHI-INFLUENCE, CHIFORD or ITALIAN FULLBLOOD” and legible tattoos which include both HERD PREFIX and NUMBER YEAR LETTER tattoo that matches the registration papers. NO FAXES OR COPIES ACCEPTED.
Steers: To be eligible to show in the HBC Chianina Heifer and Steer classes, the exhibitor must be a member of the Indiana Chianina Junior Association. The $10 annual membership may be paid at the HBC. All Chianina heifers and steers must have original registration papers and legible tattoos which include both HERD PREFIX AND NUMBER YEAR LETTER tattoo that matches the registration paper.  NO FAXES OR COPIES ACCEPTED.

CHIANGUS / RED CHIANGUS

Heifers: To be eligible to show in the HBC Chiangus Heifer classes, the exhibitor must be a member of the Indiana Chianina Junior Assoc.  The $10 annual membership may be paid at the HBC.  All Chiangus heifers must have original registration papers with the denotation of “CHIANGUS or RED CHIANGUS” and legible tattoos which include both HERD PREFIX and NUMBER YEAR LETTER tattoo that matches the registration papers. NO FAXES OR COPIES ACCEPTED.

Gelbvieh

Steers: Must have American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) affidavit signed by the breeder or registration paper. Must be 50% or greater with at least one or both parents registered Gelbvieh. Exhibitor or family must be a member of the Indiana Gelbvieh Association. NO FAXES OR COPIES ACCEPTED.
Heifers: Must have 75% Gelbvieh or Balancer original American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) registration certificate. Exhibitor or family must be a member of the Indiana Gelbvieh Association. NO FAXES OR COPIES ACCEPTED.

Hereford

Any junior exhibiting a Herford steer or heifer must be a member of the Indiana Junior Hereford Association. Dues ($10.00) will be collected prior to check-in. The Indiana Hereford Association will accept fax or photocopies of registration papers, or bill of sale with a copy of the registration papers.
Steers: Steers must have registration papers issued from the American Hereford Association and must have legible tattoos matching the papers. No Steer Certificates will be accepted.  The proper papers must have both the sire and dam’s registration number listed. Steers out of “commercial Hereford cows” will NOT be accepted.
Heifers: Must be registered with a legible tattoo. Polled and Horned Herefords will be combined.

Limousin

Steers: . Open to Steers of 12.5% Limousin genetics or higher (NALF orange or purple registration paper).
Heifers: Open to: 1) Purebred Limousin Heifers of 75% or higher Limousin genetics (as calculated by NALF) with a NALF orange registration paper. 2) Lim-flex heifers of 25% or higher Limousin genetics (as calculated by NALF) with a NALF purple registration paper. 
At the sole discretion of the Indiana Limousin Breed Manager, Heifers and Steers are subject to DNA testing to verify parentage. Each animal entered MUST have an original orange or purple North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) registration certificate. NO FAXES OR PHOTOCOPIES ACCEPTED.  Each exhibitor or family must be a member of the Indiana Limousin Association. Membership entry will be accepted at the Hoosier Beef Congress prior to check in.

Maine-Anjou

National rules and Indiana State Fair rules will apply to ownership of all animals, either steers or heifers. If unsure, call for verification. Junior rules apply. Juniors showing ownership should be those showing the livestock. All Maine-Anjou exhibitors must be current, paid members of the Indiana Junior Maine-Anjou Association prior to entering the show arena. No exceptions. Dues will be collected prior to check in. Contact Charlie Craig at 812/275-5336 with any questions. NO COPIES OF REGISTRATION PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Steers: All Maine-Anjou steers must have American Maine-Anjou Association (AMAA) registration papers in the exhibitors name with matching legible tattoo. Calf must be a percentage ¼ and up.
Heifers: Heifers must be ¾ or above with papers from the AMAA and in the exhibitors name. Must be sired by a registered Maine-Anjou bull. Legible tattoos are required.

Maintainer

National rules and Indiana State Fair rules will apply to ownership of all animals, either steers or heifers. If unsure, call for verification. Junior rules apply. Juniors showing ownership should be those showing the livestock. All Maine-Anjou exhibitors must be current, paid members of the Indiana Junior Maine-Anjou Association prior to entering the show arena. No exceptions. Dues will be collected prior to check in. Contact Charlie Craig at 812/275-5336 with any questions. NO COPIES OF REGISTRATION PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Heifers only: Heifers must be 1/4 to 5/8 with papers from the AMAA and in the exhibitors name. Legible tattoos are required.

Miniture Hereford


Any junior exhibiting a Miniature Hereford steer or heifer must be a member (family or junior) of the Miniature Hereford Breeders Association (MHBA).  A $25.00 annual junior membership will be available at check in. Original or electronic AHA registration papers will be accepted; pending or applied for papers will not be eligible to show.  All persons making entries in the show agree to abide by all rules and regulations of the Miniature Hereford Breeders Association..
Steers: Steers must have registration papers issued from the American Hereford Association with matching legible tattoo.  All steers may be no greater than 48” at the hip.
Heifers: Heifers must have registration papers from the American Hereford Association with matching legible tattoo.  All heifers may be no greater than 45” at the hip. Polled and horned Miniature Herefords will be combined.

Red Angus

All animals entered must conform to all show and Red Angus Association of America eligibility requirements.  Cattle entered in the HBC must be officially registered in the Red Angus Association Herdbook.  All animals must be properly tattooed and will be inspected at the show.  Tattoos must be legible and must match the animal ID and Herd Prefix on the registration certificate.  Anyone exhibiting in the Red Angus show must be a member of the Indiana Red Angus Association.  Junior membership is $25.  Exhibitors must obey all rules and regulations of the Red Angus Association of America and of the Hoosier Beef Congress.
Steers: Steers must be 50% or greater Red Angus from one registered parent.  Steer must be 85% red in color, polled and display sufficient breed characteristics which match percent of registration. Cattle entered in the HBC must be officially registered in the Red Angus Association Herdbook. 
Heifers: Only registered Red Angus cattle in Category 1A (100%) and Category 1B (87% through 99%) will be eligible to show.  This specifically excludes cattle in Category II and Category III.  Category 1A and 1B will show together in the same classes. 

Red Poll

Steers: Have to be full blood animals, but don’t have to be registered in the national office. The Indiana Red Poll Association has a form that can be used. The state Red Poll Association and breed manager will do the checking and screening of animals at the HBC.
Heifers: Must be purebred heifers (15/16 or greater) Red Poll blood and must be registered with the American Red Poll Association.

Salers

The Indiana Salers Association has adopted the same rules as the American Salers Association and will allow 50% to show in both the steer and heifer show. Registration papers from the American Salers Association are required. Faxes and photocopies will be accepted.

Shorthorn

Steers and Heifers: Must be at least 15/16 % and show Shorthorn characteristics to be eligible to show as Shorthorn and must have the red purebred registration papers. NO FAXES OR PHOTOCOPIES ACCEPTED. Each calf must have a legible ear tattoo that matches its registration paper.  Anyone exhibiting in the Shorthorn Show must be a current member of the Indiana Junior Shorthorn Association. Membership dues are $15 and payable at the Hoosier Beef Congress.

Shorthorn Plus

Steers:  Shorthorn Plus Cattle eligible to show in this division are steers that are registered with the American Shorthorn Association as Shorthorn Plus Cattle and have the Green Registration Papers.  These steers will have a percentage of Shorthorn blood concentration between ½ and 7/8 and will be eligible to compete in one division only.   No animal registered at less than ½ blood will be eligible to be entered. Anyone exhibiting in the Shorthorn Plus Steer show must be a current member of the Indiana Junior Shorthorn Association.  Applications will be available at the show.  Annual dues are $15.
Heifers:  Shorthorn Plus Cattle eligible to show in this division are heifers of 50% or higher blood concentration, registered with the American Shorthorn Association as Shorthorn Plus Cattle and have the Green Registration Papers.  NO FAXES OR PHOTOCOPIES ACCEPTED.  These heifers must have a legible tattoo which matches the green registration (halfblood or above) papers.  Anyone exhibiting in the Shorthorn Plus Heifer show must be a current member of the Indiana Junior Shorthorn Association.  Applications will be available at the show.  Annual dues are $15.

Simmental

All Simmental exhibitors must be an Indiana Junior Simmental member. Dues are $20.00 and can be paid at the HBC prior to check in. The dues will run from HBC to HBC. The Indiana Simmental Association will accept photocopies and faxes of registration papers.
Steers: To be shown at the Indiana State Fair and the Hoosier Beef Congress, steers must be at least 50% or more Simmental and have a registration certificate issued by the American Simmental Association.
Heifers: Must be at least 76% Simmental Blood and also must have a registration certificate issued by the American Simmental Association.

Sim-solution

All Simmental exhibitors must be an Indiana Junior Simmental member. Dues are $20.00 and can be paid at the HBC prior to check in. The dues will run from HBC to HBC. The Indiana Simmental Association will accept photocopies and faxes of registration papers.
Heifers only: Must be at least 50% and up to and including 75% Simmental blood to show in the Sim-Solution Division and also must have a registration certificate issued by the American Simmental Association.

market Heifer


Market Heifers will show by weight with all breeds and crossbreds showing together. The Champion Market Heifer will compete against the breed champion steers for Grand Champion Market Animal.

BREED CONTRIBUTIONS

Contributions are based on the previous year’s numbers.
$700 :: 175 head or more
$500 :: 75-174 head
$300 :: 25 – 74 head
$175 :: less than 25 head

BREED MANAGERS: JUNIOR SHOW

Breed manager contact
Angus Cody Sankey 517-749-5556
Belted Galloway Jason Bales 260-705-8099
Black Hereford Brian Gilham 812-564-2486
Charolais/Composite Charolais Andrew Doub 317-440-0525
  Russell Clark 574-910-9898
Chianina/Chiangus John Blake 815-383-2618
  Eric Wornhoff 317-410-7254
Gelbvieh Kent Waitt 317-441-8530
Hereford Kandice Conner 317-498-1496
Limousin Larry Cox 317-445-6279
Maine-Anjou/Mainetainer Jeremy Lowes 317-498-4801
Mini Hereford Debbie Flohr 812-341-4724
Red Angus Trevor Craig 812-583-5000
Red Poll Brian Shuter 765-623-2301
Shorthorn/Shorthorn Plus Phil Fry 765-366-8623
Simmental/Sim-Solution Jon Jordon 765-412-1450
     

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