Invitational Livestock Dates for 2014-2015
Sponsor Date
   
   
Boilermaker Livestock Judging Workout - Purdue Animal Science Research Center, 8:00 a.m. Registration ($15/contestant, which includes lunch) - Coaches check in at the classroom building on the Animal Science Research and Education Center. For more information contact Matt Claeys : 765/427-9078 (C) 765-494-4834 (O) mclaeys@purdue.edu The Purdue Farm office telephone number is (765) 583-2400.
October 17, 2014
   
Dekalb FFA/Clinton Central FFA- Stockman Livestock Judging.  Dekalb County Fairgrounds. Registration due by October 1.  For more information contact Matt Dice
at mdice@dekalbcentral.net or 260-920-1012 ext 2123.
October 18, 2014
   
Purdue Horse Judging Team Workout. Rosebud Ranch, 50 West 1050 South, Brookston, IN, 2 p.m. No entry fee, but please pre-register by emailing Dr. Colleen Brady at bradyc@purdue.edu November 3, 2013
   

FREE JUDGING CONTEST IN CONJUCTION WITH THE THANKSGIVING CLASSIC PREVIEW SHOW SPONSORED BY THE HENRY COUNTY BEEF BOOSTERS.  REGISTRATION 9 AM AT THE HENRY CO 4-H FAIRGROUNDS, NEW CASTLE, IN.  SIMILAR FORMAT AS HOOSIER BEEF CONGRESS WITH UP TO 6 CLASSES AND 2 SETS OF REASONS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DIANA ARELLANO 765-524-5395 OR DARELLANO@CABEARD.K12.IN.US

November 29, 2013
   
Hoosier Beef Congress Judging Contest. Registration and distribution of judging cards will be held in the southwest lobby of the cattle barn starting at 7:00 am.  This year registration will not be allowed the morning of the contest, For more information: Matt Claeys, 765-494-4834 or mclaeys@purdue.edu December 7, 2013
   
Iowa Beef Expo Livestock Judging Contest - Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Registration 7:30-8:30 a.m. CST in Gammon Barn. Registration: $50 4-H/FFA Team and $20 per individual. For more information go to http://www.iowabeefexpo.com/ or contact Jon DeClerck 515-294-5910. February 9, 2014
   
Rensselaer FFA Livestock Invitational  at Rensselaer High School.  Registration 7:00 a.m. CST, contest at 8:00 a.m. CST. Cost: Non-reasons team $20/Individual $5, Reasons team $40/Individual $10***REASONS FEES INCLUDE LUNCH***For more details call Ron Wamsley (school - 219.866.5175, ext. 233) or email at ron.wamsley@rcsc.k12.in.us
February 21, 2015
   
Huntington County Fairgrounds - in Huntington. There will be a junior and senior questions division. Team of 4 = $44, team of 3 = $38. Please pre-register by March 1. Registration will be 8:00 to 8:45 AM and the contest will start at 9:00. For further information contact Jamie Buckland at jbuckland@hccsc.k12.in.us (260)-479-5956 or Mandy Wagoner awagoner@hccsc.k12.in.us (260) 609-1311 February 22, 2014
   
East Central Livestock Invitational (formerly the Hagerstown Livestock Judging Invitational) NOT HELD IN 2014
   
Purdue Dairy Judging Invitational - Registration will be 7:30-8:20 a.m. and be in the teaching classroom next to the machine shed at the PU Animal Science Farm. Contest starts at 8:30, registration call time 8 a.m. We ask you to please meet at the shed located across from the feed mill, and refrain from going to the Dairy Center. All judging will take place at the machinery shed & reasons will be given at the Beck Center at the PU Agronomy Farm. Includes a coaching clinic at Beck Center during reasons.. Fees are $25/team and $8/ individual if registration is received by February 21, 2014. Registrations received after 2/21/14 will be $30/team and $10/individual. Please remember that we will be providing lunch & pre-registration is strongly encouraged.Questions should be directed to Andi Doll, Purdue Dairy Judging Invitational Chairman, at doll4@purdue.edu March 1, 2014
   
Black Hawk College - East Campus Galva, Illinois. Agriculture Arena Complex located on campus.  Registration in main building (Building A) 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. (CT). Contest begins at 8:15 a.m. Entry fee for reasons division of $50/team includes a meal. Individuals $12.50. Entry fee for questions division of $40/team with no meal. Individuals $10. Contact 309-854-1700 Lee Denzer (ext. 1837) denzerl@bhc.edu or Jared Boyert (ext. 1834) boyertj@bhc.edu for more information. March 1, 2014
   
Jay County Sheep and Goat Judging - Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, IN. There is no need to pre register, just show up.  This is a free event.  Registration starts at 9 a.m. Contest starts at 10:00 AM and results at noon.  Two classes of sheep, (ewes and market lambs) and two classes of goats, (nannies and market kids). There will be a showmanship session and tips on feeding and etc while waiting on results.  There are prizes for the high individual junior and senior as well as junior and senior team.  Seniors are those in high school and juniors are any age below high school. If there are any questions email them to Bob Lyons at rlyons@jayco.net or (260) 251-2413) March 8, 2014
   
Cloverdale Invitational.  Cloverdale Middle School.  Registration will begin at 8:00 am and end at 8:45 am.  Contest will start at 9:00 am.  *** For further details and to contact to provide number count and if reasons/non-reasons: Tiffany Douglass at 765-795-4203 or  tdouglass@cloverdale.k12.in.us March 7, 2015
   

Western Boone/Lebanon Invitational. Boone County Fairgrounds in Lebanon. CONTEST IS BY PREREGISTRATION ONLY by March 9th. Registration corrections and pick-up 8-8:45. Includes Livestock, Horse, and Dairy. Questions Contests (Dairy & Livestock) - $20.00 per team of 3 or 4. Individuals - $5.00. Reasons Contest (Horse & Livestock) - $ 44.00 per team of 4 or $38 per team of 3. Make check payable to Western Boone FFA. Receipts available upon request. Limited refreshments will also be sold before, during, and after contests. Lunches for $6.00. Contact Tyler Galloway at 765-482-6143 (ext 3038) or tyler.galloway@webo.k12.in.us for details.

March 14, 2015
   
Lake Land College - Mattoon, Illinois. Registration 8:00-8:45 A.M. – Contest 9:00 A.M.

The entry fee is $5 per person for non-reasons contestants and $10 per person for reasons contestants, which also covers lunch. Contact Ryan Orrick at (217) 234-5360 or email sorrick@lakeland.cc.il.us. for more information.

March 22, 2014
   
Purdue Block and Bridle Livestock Judging Contest.  Purdue University Animal Research and Education Center, Check-in:  8:00-8:45 am Contest starts at 9:00 am.  Entry form due by March 15 available at: http://www.blocknbridle.com/  Entry Fees: $15 per person (includes lunch).   For more information contact Matt Claeys at 765-494-4834 or mclaeys@purdue.edu March 29, 2014
   
Bartholomew County Horse and Pony Judging.  The Woods 6680 E. 450 N. in Columbus. (Indoor Riding Arena. Dress for the temperature.) Registration 8:30-9:15a.m. Team entry: $20.00 Individual entry: $7.00. Pizza and drink lunch $3.50/person. For more information contact: Vicki Coffman 812-342-9284 or 812-344-3677 (cell) or coffman_qh@yahoo.com March 30, 2013
   
Purdue Western Equestrian Team Horse Judging Contest at
Wild About Horses Equestrian Center – 6830 S.R. 25 S., West Point, IN 47992. (Dress appropriately for the weather, judging clothes not required– contest is inside a non-heated barn). Reasons will be given at Wild About Horses Center. Check-in 8-8:45 a.m. Judging begins at 9 a.m. Entry fee: $25/person, lunch included. Pre-register by March 26 to Tracie Egger. Contact: Tracie Egger tegger@purdue.edu or (765) 494-8479 for more information.
Saturday April 12, 2014
   

North Newton Horse Judging Invitational at Newton County Fairgrounds. Registration at 8 am. Contest at 9 am. Pre-registration $10/contestant, on-site $15/contestant. Registration forms emailed in January. Contact Sabrina Tarter at starter@nn.k12.in.us for more information

April, 11, 2015
   
Dubois County Livestock Invitational.  Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds (Huntingburg, IN).  Registration: 8-8:45 EST  -  $5 per individual. Contest Begins: 9 a.m. EST. For more information contact Purdue Extension Dubois County at (812) 482-1782 or martingk@purdue.edu April 13, 2013
   
Joliet - Joliet, IL Registration 8:00-8:45 a.m., Contest begins at 9:00 A.M. Location: JJC Weitendorf Ag Ed Center. Entry fee: $10 per contestant, which includes a pork chop lunch payable at time of registration. For more information contact Brad Angus at 815-280-2272 or bangus@jjc.edu April 11, 2015
   
Illinois Central College, Marshall-Putnam Fairgrounds, Henry, IL. Registration 8-8:45. Contest begins at 9 a.m. (IL time). Cost: Reasons: $12.50/contestant or $50/team; Non-Reasons: $7.50/contestant or $30/team. Pre-registration is appreciated but not required. For up-to-date information go to www.facebook.com/ICC.LivestockJudging If you have any questions or wish to pre-register, contact Grant Grebner at (309) 694-8443 or via email atgrant.grebner@icc.edu April 18, 2015
   
Keith Overton Invitational Poultry and Egg Judging Contest hosted by North Miami FFA at the high school. Registration 12:30-1:00 p.m.  Junior and Senior divisions. Open to FFA or 4-H members.  Registration fee is $5/contestant due at registration.  For additional information contact Jim Wildermuth at (574) 281-2879 or jwildermuth@nmcs.k12.in.us. Telephone or email if planning to attend. April 19, 2014
   
Eastern Hancock Royal Judging Contest, Lunch Provided, Registration at 7:30 a.m., Contest starts at 8:30 a.m. Pre registration due by April 20th $10 Per Student, Contest Day Registration $15 Per Student, Email entries tosjacobs@easternhancock.org, If you have questions call Scott Jacobs (317) 936-5595 or cell 317-509-0753. April 26, 2014
   
Heritage High School FFA and Allen County 4-H Invitational Poultry and Egg Judging Contest. Registration from 9:30-10:00 a.m. Contest will start at 10:00 a.m. at Heritage H.S. Registration fee is $5/contestant due at registration. For additional information call Matt Fuhrmann, 1-765-243-6659 or Mike Shirey and Chris Hall, 260-446-0140. A call or note to let us know you are coming would help us to plan more effectively. No contest in 2013
   
State Horse and Pony CDE. Hendricks County Fairground. For more information see http://www.indianaffa.org/association/site/cde/ffa_4h_cde May 3, 2014
   
“Last Chance” Livestock Judging Contest @ Clinton Central
Reg- 8:30 -9   Contest starts at 9. Cost= $10 per contestant- pizza will be served-coaches free
50% of the entries will go towards State Livestock Judging Awards
Registration deadline is May 7. Email registration to roger.carr@comcast.net
Six sets of reasons- most officials will be current college students. Dress casual—NO suit and ties
May 11, 2013
     
State Dairy, Livestock, and Poultry CDE., Purdue University. For more information see http://www.indianaffa.org/association/site/cde/ffa_4h_cde  May 17, 2014