Steer

MANDATORY MEETING: Tuesday, 6:00pm, August 29, 2017, SELP INITIAL WEIGH-IN: Saturday, September 9, 2017  8:00am – 11:00am, (must be in line by 11:00am) FINAL WEIGH-IN: Monday, 8:00am – 10:00am, February 19, 2018

***NEW RULE***  Each exhibitor is required to submit a FRONT, BACK and SIDE PHOTO of your 2018 SEYF steer project from the date of purchase.  These photos will be submitted with the affidavit to the steer committee at the initial weigh-in.

. PLEASE NOTE NEW GENERAL RULES REGARDING DRESS CODE, RECORD BOOKS, AND THANK YOU/BUYER LETTERS

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More About The Steer Project

Raising steers to please today’s consumers requires more than just providing feed and water. Beef producers must understand good conformation, growth patterns, breed differences, and genetic traits. Since 1941, the Steer Show — sponsored by the Southeastern Livestock Association — has sought to improve beef quality through the arena of competition. Through the years, many other shows and activities have been added, but the Steer Show remains the mainstay of what is now known as the Southeastern Youth Fair. The Steer project is one that takes many months of hard work and dedication. Many exhibitors bringing their projects to a close for this year’s Fair are already beginning the process of selection for next year’s steer project. Most students begin handling and breaking their weaned calves over the summer. Exhibitors work hard to prepare their steers for the show ring. Daily handling and training must take place if exhibitors wish to be competitive. Extensive grooming and clipping is done in order to present their steers in the best possible light to the judge. The judge looks for steers with good thickness and balance and that stand up well on their legs. Marketing is another important part of the steer project. Each exhibitor must make at least five business contacts in order to promote the sale of their steers. As with all the animal projects for the SEYF, a completed record book must be turned in for the exhibitor to compete with his or her animal. We invite you to come on out to the Steer Show and Sale and support these hard-working youngsters!

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2017 WINNERS

STEER SHOW

 Grand Champion – Bobbi Jean Frazier                                Reserve Grand Champion – Belleview High School FFA        Homegrown – Blake Ehrisman                                                    Reserve Homegrown– Charles Phillips                                        Premier Exhibitor – Harrell Phillips

Class 1 – Christopher Schroff

Class 2 – Dunnellon HS FFA

Class 3 – Tyler Norton

Class 4 – Jay Moyer

Class 5 – Ethan White

Class 6 -Belleview High FFA

Class 7 – Kaylin Kleckner

Class 8 – Cory Norton

Class 9 – Avery Martin

Class 10 – Bobbi Jean Frazier

Showmanship

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Reserve Grand Champion- Lauren Tucker

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Carcass Award- Riley Rowe

Junior – James LeFils

Intermediate – Davis Collins

Senior – Kaylin Kleckner

Record Book

Junior – James Lefils

Intermediate – Caroline Cassidy

Senior – Charles Phillips

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Senior Showmanship-

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Intermediate Showmanship-

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Junior – Camden Collins

Intermediate – Payton Davis

Senior – Harrell Phillips

Carcass Contest

Herdsman Award

Cory Norton

Carey Robbins Award

Kaylin Kleckner

Landis Blitch Award

Aubrey Ancelet

Bess Miller Award

Rebecca Howell

 

 

 

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Herdsman Award-

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Sponsors

  • Adena Springs
  • Sack Roofing
  • Community Bank and Trust
  • Marion County Cattlemen's Association
  • LeFils Farms
  • Clay and Amber Starling
  • G & M Cattle Company
  • Gateway Bank
  • Waggener Brothers Fence
  • 3G Cattle Company
  • Farm Credit of Florida
  • CenterState Bank
  • Ocala Stockyard
  • Rick's Equine Performance Supply
  • Marion County Farm Bureau
  • Priority Services
  • Corbett Feed
  • Second Wind Farm
  • CenterState Bank
  • Baldwin Angus Ranch
  • Acorn Farm
  • Colt Cattle Company