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Cattle Show


Superintendent: Mike &Elisha Riley, Abbie Whitford


Entry Information

All entries are due by June 15th

Entry fee is $2.00 and must be included in entry



Class L Fitting & Showmanship 1st 25.00, 2nd 20.00, 3rd 15.00. 4th 10.00, 5th 5.00, 6th 5.00

Age as of January 1st

Lots 1-4 must be owned or leased and shown in one class by exhibitor.


Lot 1 Senior Showmanship Ages 15-19

Lot 2 Intermediate Showmanship Ages 12-14

Lot 3 Junior Showmanship Ages 9-11

Lot 4 Novice Showmanship First Year Showing

Lot 5 Pee-Wee Showmanship (up to 7 years old)

Lot 6 Over the Hill Showmanship Over 19 (Ribbons Only)

Overall, Showman Beef Award donated by Little Brook Farm, North Stonington, CT

Overall, Showman Dairy Award donated by Briar Berry Farm, West Greenwich, RI



Class M Dairy Show 1st 25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00

Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn


Lot 1 Junior Heifer Calf 03/01/2023-05/31/2023

Lot 2 Winter Calf 12/01/2022-02/28/2023

Lot 3 Fall Calf 09/01/2022-11/30/2022

Lot 4 Summer Yearling 06/01/2022-08/31/2022

Lot 5 Spring Yearling 03/01/2022-05/31/2022

Lot 6 Winter Yearling 12/01/2021-02/28/2022

Lot 7 Fall Yearling 09/01/2021-11/30/2021 (if freshened must show in 2-year-old class)


Junior Champion

Reserve Junior Champion


Lot 8 2-year-old 09/2020-08/2021

Lot 9 3-year-old 09/2019-08/2020

Lot 10 4-year-old 09/2018-09/2019

Lot 11 Aged Cow (before 09/01/2018

Lot 12 Dry Cow (Any Age)

Lot 13 Best Udder (Lots 8-11)


Senior Champion

Reserve Senior Champion

Grand Champion

Reserve Grand Champion

Supreme Champion

Reserve Supreme Champion


Lot 14 Daughter/Dam (1 cow and 1 female offspring)

Lot 15 Produce of Dam (2 females from the same cow)

Lot 16 Get of Sire (3 animals, the get of one sire)

Lot 17 Best 3 Females (Any age, must be owned by the exhibitor)

Lot 18 Dairy Herd (4 females, one owner or 1 club)

** Lots 14-18 must be the same breed**


Class N Beef Show 1st 25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00

Angus, Hereford, AOB, Crossbreed


Lot 1 Heifer Calf up to 6 months

Lot 2 Heifer Calf 6 months -1 year

Lot 3 Heifer 12-18 months

Lot 4 Heifer 18-24 months


Junior Champion

Reserve Junior Champion


Lot 5 2-year-old cow

Lot 6 3-year-old cow

Lot 7 4-year-old cow

Lot 8 Aged cow


Senior Champion

Reserve Senior Champion

Grand Champion

Reserve Grand Champion

Supreme Champion

Reserve Supreme Champion


Lot 9 Produce of Dam (2 animals -produce of one dam)

Lot 10 Cow-calf pair (Calf must be under 6 months)

Lot 11 Best 3 Females (any age all owned by the exhibitor)

Lot 12 Get of Sire (3 animals-same sire)

Lot 13 Beef Herd (4 animals one breed, one owner, one club)

** Lots 9-13** must be the same breed in each class


Lot 14 Feeder Calf

Lot 15 Lightweight Steer

Lot 16 Medium weight Steer

Lot 17 Heavy weight Steer


Supreme Champion Steer In Memory of Sally Figdore

Reserve Supreme Steer In Memory of Sally Figdore



  1. Animals will be accepted on Thursday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.  They must remain on the grounds until 5:00 pm Sunday unless prior arrangements have been made with the show superintendents.

  2. Exhibitors must rake bedding to center of aisles of barn upon leaving.

  3. All State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture Connecticut Fair and Show Regulations and requirements will be followed regarding all health testing and vaccinations.

  4. Health Charts and ear tags will be checked before animals are unloaded.

  5. Any animal with horns cannot be entered into the Fair.

  6. Any animal that presents a threat to the safety of people or other animals must be removed at the request of the superintendents or committee.

  7. All animals must be in proper physical condition. Evidence of poor condition, of infectious or contagious disease will result in ejection. The CT Department of Agriculture Livestock inspector's decision is final.

  8. Calves under 3 months old must be separated from the public as stated in the "Emergency Order Concerning the Vaccinations or alternative Confinement of Certain Animals".

  9. No bulls on grounds unless nursing the cow and must be under 6 months of age.

  10. Fair committee will not be responsible for any injuries incurred to anyone or any animals on the grounds.

  11. Proof of animals' age is required. Misrepresentation will cause for disqualification.

  12. Animals left alone and/or not properly attended to will not be allowed to remain on the grounds.

  13. All group classes are by breed.

  14. Steers will be shown by weight and not by breed. They will be weighed Friday morning

  15. Exhibitors may enter two entries in each class.

  16. Exhibitors must furnish feed, hay, and bedding.

  17. Seniors will show first in Showmanship, age as of January 1st.

  18. Premiums will be paid on Sunday.

  19. Grooming chutes must be kept in designated area.

  20. All livestock trailers will be parked in a designated area.  A show superintendent and/or committee member will assist you in parking your trailer.

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