February 23 to March 4, 2023 Let the Good Times Grow!
February 23 to March 4, 2023 Let the Good Times Grow!



Exhibitors will have several opportunities this year to get the Ethics Certification!  This is not something run throught the SEYF, but through the Florida State Fair organization.  However, we hold two local trainings at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion.

Option 1 = a day in September in Southeastern Livestock Auditorium

Option 2 = Youth Fair Prep Day in October 

  • Register ahead of time at HERE.  This is the Florida State Fairgrounds website – you can not register for this course through the SEYF office. 
  • This training is good for three years!
  • This training will be recognized by the Florida State Fair!
  • Holding this certificate will give exhibitors extra points towards “Premier Exhibitor” Award!
  • This training is optional for SEYF exhibitors this year… but may become mandatory in future years!

Exhibitors of animals at livestock shows shall at all times deport themselves with honesty and good sportsmanship. Their conduct in this competitive environment shall always reflect the highest standards of honor and dignity to promote the advancement of agricultural education. This code applies to junior as well as open class exhibitors who compete in structured classes of competition. This code applies to all livestock offered in any event at a livestock show. In addition to the “IAFE National Code of Show Ring Ethics,” fairs and livestock shows may have rules and regulations which they impose on the local, county, state, provincial and national levels. All youth leaders working with junior exhibitors are under an affirmative responsibility to do more than avoid improper conduct or questionable acts. Their moral values must be so certain and positive that those younger and more pliable will be influenced by their fine example. Owners, exhibitors, fitters, trainers and absolutely responsible persons who violate the code of ethics will forfeit premiums, awards and auction proceeds and shall be prohibited from future exhibition in accordance with the rules adopted by the respective fairs and livestock shows. Exhibitors who violate this code of ethics demean the integrity of all livestock exhibitors and should be prohibited from competition at all livestock shows in the United States and Canada.