Dawes County 4-H if having their annual 4-H Beef, Goat, & Sheep Progress Show on June 19, 2021. The show is open to all 4-H and FFA members ages 8-18 as of January 1 of current year. Youth ages 5-7 may participate non-competitively and with animals under 350 pounds. Participating in the Progress Show gives youth an opportunity to practice showing before county fairs.
Check-in and weigh-ins will begin at the Chadron Fairgrounds from 7-8:30 a.m. The show will start promptly at 9:30 a.m. Entry fees are $20/head by June 7 or $25/head after June 7. Showmanship is $10. Youth ages 5-7 are free. Youth may register day of show. Cash awards will be presented to the top 2 overall places, cash awards to top 3 placings in each class, and certificates for champions and reserve champions in showmanship.
A flyer, rules, and registration forms are available at the Dawes County Nebraska Extension Office or available online under the 4-H Event Calendar. To find out more about the Dawes County 4-H Progress Show, other area Progress Shows, or other livestock opportunities, contact Nebraska Extension Dawes County at 432-3373.