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ENTRY DEADLINE IS AUGUST 15

LOCATION: PRAIRIE PAVILION

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT:Barbara Roux, Moundridge, KS, (620) 345-6488 or (620) 386-0567

BEEF OFFICE: Sept. 7 - 16 (620) 669-3806

SHOW DATE: Thursday, September 13 following Simmental


2018 Show is an American Shorhorn Association South Central Region Point Show


JUDGE: Todd Herman; Lima, OH


KANSAS STATE FAIR OFFERS.........................................................................................................$5,000.00


Entries are subject to the Kansas State Fair General Information and Rules


  1. There must be more than one exhibitor in a class to pay more than one premium placing. No exhibitor shall be permitted to win more than two prizes in any class.
  2. All animals must be registered as the property of the exhibitor in the records of the American Shorthorn Association as of a date prior to the opening of the Fair. Purebred show animals must have red registration. Plus show animals must be registered with green papers of 50% Shorthorn blood concentration or higher.
  3. Group classes can be made up of any combination of Shorthorn and / or Shorthorn Plus animals that were or will be shown in individual animal classes.
  4. Multiple owned animals must be exhibited in the name of all owners.
  5. Family bred and raised animals entered by juniors may be treated as family entries in group classes.
  6. All Shorthorns are subject to a tattoo inspection. Use of artificial fins on show animals is not permitted.
  7. All purebred Shorthorns and Shorthorn Plus are subject to parentage DNA testing by ASA. All purebred Shorthorns and Shorthorn Plus are subject to an age inspection if deemed necessary by the ASA and the decision of the examining veterinarian is final.
  8. There will be two show divisions, purebred Shorthorn and Shorthorn Plus.
  9. The grand champion female and bull of each division qualify to show in the Supreme Championship, Saturday, Sept 15.
  10. Fans in each aisle must blow the same direction. Each aisle will blow opposite directions; direction will be designated by show officials. NO free standing, aisle fans or portable coolers are allowed.
  11. Class #29 & #57 - Offspring do not need to be owned by the same exhibitor. No more than one pair from a cow can win a prize in this class.
  12. Class #30 & #58 - Offspring do not need to be owned by the same exhibitor. No more than one group from the same sire can win a prize in this class.
  13. Class #20 & #21 - Cow & calf must be purebred Shorthorn; calf age max is 280 days at show day.
  14. Class #42 & #43 - Cow & calf must be Shorthorn Plus 50% or higher; calf age max is 280 days at show day.
  15. Class #13 & #41 - Pregnancy rule: All females 20 months of age before the date of the show need to have a 60 day pregnancy verification signed by an accredited, non-owner, veterinarian at the time the female is processed for the show. if verification cannot be produced on request, the female may be allowed to participate if the exhibitor can produce a qualified veterinarian to examine the female at the show and verify a 60 day pregnancy. Any infractions against this rule will lead to disqualification of that animal for that specific show.

SPECIAL COW/CALF CLASS - KSF Class - not part of the ASA point show

Purebred and Shorthorn Plus are eligible to compete in this class. Cows exhibited in this class may not be entered or exhibited in any individual class . However, the calf maybe entered in the open show with correct entry and entry fee. This is a Jackpot Class within each breed. An entry fee of $25 per pair will be charged and 80% of the entry fee will be paid back in each breed: 1st, 40%, 2nd, 30%, 3rd, 20%, 4th,10%. The other 20% will be used as pen fees. Cattle may be housed in the Livestock Annex or show barn tie stalls, if space permits.



New Point System: Points are awarded by placings. The total amount of premiums offered are divided by points awarded and premiums are figured. The lowest possible premium is figured if all classes have entries to the 5th placing. If there is no placing awarded, the amount paid out to the other placings will increase.


Premium Points

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Grand Reserve
Shorthorn Classes
Points Awarded
50 40 30 20 10 40 30
Lowest Possible
Shorthorn Premiums
$32.00 $25.60 $19.20 $12.80 $6.40 $25.60 $19.20
Shorthorn Plus Classes
Points Awarded
40 35 25 15 5 30 20
Lowest Possible
Shorthorn Plus Premiums
$25.60 $22.40 $16.00 $9.60 $3.20 $19.20 $12.80
Shorthorn Group Classes 40 35 25 15 5
SH Plus Group Classes 30 25 20 15 5

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Division 1106 – Classes .

Class #

Class Description

01

Shorthorn - Special Cow/Calf Class (Cows cannot enter any other class)

02

Shorthorn – Late Spring heifer calves; born after May 1, current year

03

Shorthorn –Early Spring heifer calves, born April, current year

04 Shorthorn - Early Spring heifer calves, born March, current year

05

Shorthorn – Junior heifer calves, born February, current year

06 Shorthorn - Junior heifer calves, born January, current year

07

Shorthorn - Winter heifer calves, born Nov 1 to Dec 31, previous year

08

Shorthorn - Senior heifer calves, born Sept 1 to Oct 31, previous year

09

Shorthorn - Summer yearling female, born July 1 to Aug 31, previous year

10

Shorthorn - Late Spring yearling female, born May 1 to June 30, previous year

11

Shorthorn - Early Spring yearling female, born Mar 1 to April 30, previous year

12

Shorthorn - Junior yearling female, born Jan 1 to Feb 28, previous year

13

Shorthorn - Senior yearling female, born Sept 1 to Dec 31, 2016

14 Shorthorn - Two year old cow / calf - cows born Jan 1 to Aug 1 2016
15 Shorthorn - 3 - 4 year old cow / calf - cows born Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2015

16

Shorthorn - Group of two females, bred and owned or co-owned by breeder(exhibitor)

17 Shorthorn - Late Spring bull calves, born after May 1, current year
18 Shorthorn - Early Spring bull calves, born March 1 to April 30, current year

19

Shorthorn – Junior bull calves, born after Jan 1 to Feb 28, current year

20 Shorthorn - Winter bull calves born Nov 1 to Dec 31, previous year

21

Shorthorn – Senior bull calves, born Sept 1 to Oct 31, previous year

22

Shorthorn – Summer yearling bulls, born July 1 to August 31, previous year

23 Shorthorn - Late Spring yearling bulls, born May 1 to June 30, previous year

24

Shorthorn – Early Spring yearling bull, born March 1 to April 30, previous year

25

Shorthorn – Junior yearling bulls, born Jan 1 to Feb 28, previous year

26

Shorthorn – Senior yearling bulls, born July 1 to Dec 31, 2016

27

Shorthorn – Two year old bulls, born Jan 1 to June 30, 2016

28

Shorthorn – Group of 2 bulls, bred & owned or co-owned by breeder (exhibitor)

29

Shorthorn – Super cow class, should consist of 2 offspring of either or same sex of show age classification

30

Shorthorn - Get of Sire (3 offspring, by 1 sire, any age, either or both sexes)

31

Shorthorn - Breeders Herd – 4 offspring, owned or co-owned by exhibitor or working family

32 Shorthorn Plus - Late Spring heifer calves, born after May 1, current year
33 Shorthorn Plus - Early Spring heifer calves, born Mar 1 to Apr 30, current year

34

Shorthorn Plus - Junior heifer calves, born Jan 1 to Feb 28, current year.

35 Shorthorn Plus - Winter heifer calves, born Nov 1 to Dec 31, previous year

36

Shorthorn Plus - Senior heifer calves, born Sept 1 to Oct 31, previous year

37

Shorthorn Plus - Summer yearling female, born July 1 to Aug 31, previous year

38 Shorthorn Plus - Late Spring yearling female, born May 1 to June 30, previous year
39 Shorthorn Plus - Early Spring yearling female, born Mar 1 to April 30, previous year

40

Shorthorn Plus – Junior yearling female, born Jan 1 to Feb 28, previous year

41

Shorthorn Plus – Senior yearling female, born Sept 1 to Dec 31, 2016

42 Shorthorn Plus - 2 year old cow / calf - cows born Jan 1 to Aug 31, 2016
43 Shorthorn Plus - 3 -4 year old cow / calf class - Cows born Jan 1 2014 to Dec 31, 2015
44 Shorthorn Plus - Group of 2 females, bred & owned or co-owned by breeder (exhibitor)
45 Shorthorn Plus - Late Spring bull calves, born after May 1, current year
46 Shorthorn Plus - Early Spring bull calves, born Mar 1 to April 30, current year
47 Shorthorn Plus - Junior bull calves, born Jan 1 to Feb 28, current year
48 Shorthorn Plus - Winter bull calves, born Nov 1 to Dec 31, previous year

49

Shorthorn Plus –Senior bull calves, born Sept 1 to Oct 31, previous year

50 Shorthorn Plus - Summer yearling bulls, born July 1 to Aug 31, previous year
51 Shorthorn Plus - Late Spring yearling bulls, born May 1 to June 30, previous year

52

Shorthorn Plus – Early Spring yearling bulls, born Mar 1 to April 30, previous year

53 Shorthorn Plus - Junior yearling bulls, born Jan 1 to Feb 28, previous year
54 Shorthorn Plus - Senior yearling bulls, born July 1 to Dec 31, 2016
55 Shorthorn Plus - 2 year old bulls, born Jan 1 to June 30, 2016
56 Shorthorn Plus - Group of 2 bulls, bred & owned or co-owned by breeder (exhibitor)
57 Shorthorn Plus - Super cow class, consists of 2 offspring of either sex of show age classification
58 Shorthorn Plus - Get of Sire (3 offspring, by 1 sire, any age, either or both sexes)
59 Shorthorn Plus - Breeders Herd - consists of 4 offspring owned by exhibitor or working family
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