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2018 District 12 4‐H Livestock Judging Contest

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2018 District 12 4‐H Livestock Judging Contest will be held in cooperation with the District 10 Livestock Judging Contest on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Mansfield Park, 2886 Hwy 16 North, Bandera, Texas 78003.  The contest will be open to all three age divisions and follow the same guidelines outlined in the Texas 4‐H Roundup Rules and Guidelines as they relate to this contest, except as noted within this and related correspondence.

 Teams are forming now, call us at 830-569-0036.


Registration for this event will be through 4-H Connect starting on March 20th through the registration deadline of April 10th Registration should be completed by individual 4-H members.  The registration fee will be $20 per contestant.

Contest Details

The contest and registration will be hosted at Mansfield Park in Bandera.  Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with a mandatory orientation for all contestants at 9 a.m., so be prompt.  The contest will begin immediately after orientation.  Team designations will be made on-site by coaches/volunteers on the day of the event.  Juniors and Intermediates may be on the same team but must participate in the Intermediate Division.  Seniors must compete in this contest to be eligible for a state qualifying position.  Participants will be using standard livestock judging scanner forms which will be provided by the contest. The judging contest will be held in cooperation with District 10.  However, results will be independent between districts through separate awards programs immediately after the contest results are available.

Contest Format

Please note that the structure of this contest may change without notice based on availability of quality livestock and species to ensure a high-quality contest and experience. Below are details related to classes that will be part of the contest:

  • 9 or 10 classes including both market and breeding classes (Mkt Steer, Mkt Lamb, Mkt Goat, Mkt Hog, Brdg Ewes, Brdg Gilts, Brdg Heifers, Brdg Bulls w/ EPDs). This may change without notice, but we will still make every effort to communicate classes closer to the event.
  • Seniors – 4 sets of reasons (1-Brdg, 3-Mkt)
  • Intermediates – 1 set of reasons (Mkt) and one set of questions
  • Juniors – 1 set of questions (Mkt). This will be calculated into their overall score & will be 5 questions.

What to Bring

All contestants should bring the following:  Clipboard, Several sharpened #2 pencils with good erasers, & Blank paper for note‐taking.  It is important to remember that cell phones are strictly prohibited while competing.  Keep cell phones tucked away until done competing.  A light snack will be provided for all contestants as they transition from judging classes to preparing for reasons/questions (Int & Sr).

District 12 4-H Spirit Shirt

A custom-designed event t‐shirt is available to be purchased by anyone online.  The T‐shirts will be distributed to agents at the event.  All proceeds from shirt sales are used to support District 12 4‐H Events and Council leadership and service activities.  Link:





April 21, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm