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Brahman - Grey Open Show

Check-In Deadline: Tuesday, August 16 @ 12:00 pm
Show Time: Thursday, August 18 @ 6:00 pm

Pre-Registration Entry Fee: $10.00/per animal (non-refundable) Pre-register by July 30

Registration Fee Day of Show: $20.00/per animal

Future Stockman Class sponsored by Mike Watkins & John Woodroof

Bedding will be furnished in the barn. NO STRAW WILL BE ALLOWED

PREMIUMS: 1st - $100 ~ 2nd - $80 ~ 3rd - $60 ~ 4th - $50 ~ 5th - $40

Champion - $200

Reserve Champion - $150

GENERAL RULES

  • There will only be room in the barn for cattle on the day they are to show. For any exceptions, please contact Quintin Smith (615)207-0830
  • Any breed that has 20 head or more pre-registered in the show will have a division for that breed.
  • Any breed not listed will show on Friday night.
  • Tennessee Health Requirements apply to all cattle.
  • Unruly animals may be excused from the show ring by the Judge or Show Chairman.
  • Show cattle should be on grounds three hours before show time.
  • Trucks and trailers shall park in designated areas after unloading. NO PARKING AROUND BARNS
  • All cattle must be registered with their respective breed association.
  • Livestock trailers should enter through the Tennessee Blvd. entrance.
  • Showmanship classes - Heifers Only.
  • TN Junior Shows and Junior Open Shows will run with the Open Show of each breed with the exception of Herefords
  • You can only show in one show -You may NOT show the same animal in more than one show. An animal may be shown in its breed, show as an AOB or commercial but not all three. ONLY ONE SHOW.
  • Animals must remain in barn or designated tie areas NOT on trailers unless Chairman grants permission.

American Brahman Breeders Association Special Rule

  1. Animals must be registered in the American Brahman Breeders Association to be eligible to compete in association sponsored shows. The registration certificate for each entry must be available for presentation to the superintendent or manager of the show at the entries are verified prior to judging.
  2. The registration number and animal identification number (number branded on an animal) of (1) each animal must be entered in an individual class, (2) the sire of each get-of-sire entry and (3) the dam of each produce-of-dam entry must be listed on the entry card of each animal entered.
  3. Entries that have not complied with rules one (1) and two (2) will not be eligible to show, receive premium monies or earn points in the association's Register of Renown.
  4. Animals to be eligible to be shown in group classes must be entered and shown in individual classes.
  5. Entries will be listed numerically according to age (oldest first) in catalogs and judging schedules. Include animal identification number (number brand) as a part of identification. When entering the arena for judging, the handlers will line cattle up numerically in the same order.
  6. Judges will be allowed to comment on placings in selected classes when conditions permit.
  7. Each animal will be presented in the show ring in its natural conformation and structure without alteration or modification. Alteration or modification shall be defined to include any surgical or circulatory constriction including branding or other appearance change, save only branding, tattooing, foot trimming or dehorning. Injections of foreign substances internally for cosmetic purposes, steroids, growth hormones or stimulants shall be prohibited. If to the satisfaction of the ABBA's staff, officers, executive committee or board of directors any animal that has had its natural conformation or structure altered or been administered steroids, growth hormones or stimulants, then the said animal shall be ruled ineligible to compete until such time the Show Committee and owner/owners have reviewed the case. Any violators both owner & fitter will be in-eligible to exhibit cattle at ABBA Approved Shows for 5 years.
  8. If any exhibitor/owner/showman interferes in any way with the judge or shows disrespect to him, or to the show in the ring, the exhibitor/owner/showman may be dismissed by the judge or show management from the ring. The management may withhold from each exhibitor/owner/showman any premium monies that may have been awarded or take other steps deemed desirable.
  9. In cases where families, companies, corporations, etc., are operated as a unit under the same management but have cattle also registered in the name of the individual partners, said cattle, even though bearing a different ownership brand, are eligible to be shown in competition under the firm name provided they have not been and will not be shown in the name of the individuals.
  10. For females being shown in the four oldest classes (Current year less 3 years) exhibitor must have a certificate of pregnancy no older than 30 days issued by a licensed veterinarian or certified technician to be presented to show officials at time of check-in or registration paper check. The show reserves the right to perform pregnancy determination by palpation for the females in the above classes at any given ABBA approved show if an official protest has been filed. Females exhibited in the last class MUST have her nursing natural calf at side. The only exemption from this rule will be cows that have already weaned a calf and a registration certificate of the calf MUST be presented to the judge. The pregnancy certificate will be checked at the ABA National, International and any other participating show.
  11. *All bulls will be shown with a nose ring or nose restraint with lead attached* For bulls being shown in the oldest class, the exhibitor must have a seasonal fertility certificate issued by a licensed veterinarian or certified technician stating the bull can settle cows. The certificate must be available for inspection by the judge on request. The seasonal fertility certificate will be checked at the ABBA National, International & any other participating show.
  12. This deals with the produce of dam classes and the get-of-sire class. All group classes must be held by a handler in the show arena to be placed. At the International, National and any other participating show, the Original Registration Certificate or Original Copy (Blue with COPY across it) of each animal entering the ring for the group classes must be presented to the Show Official for parent verification. In an attempt to accommodate the exhibitors, the registration certificates of animals being exhibited in the group classes will be check in advance at a specified time. Two animals for Natural Produce, four head for Embryo Produce and six head for the Get of Sire classes can be checked allowing the exhibitor to make the final selections prior to the show. If an exhibitor does not want to check papers early they would then have to bring papers on each animal that will enter the ring, at class check-in. Embryo Produce of Dam-Two animals from the above classes produced by one dam by embryo transfer either or both sexes may be represented. No ownership requirement. Natural Produce of Dam - Two natural born animals produced by one dam from the above classes, either or both sexes may be represented. No ownership requirement. Get-of-Sire - Four animals from at least two dams by one sire from the above individual classes, both sexes represented. No ownership requirement.
  13. No exhibitor shall be permitted to show more than one produce or embryo-produce of dam per dam.
  14. Cows that are exhibited with calves at side must be in a lactating stage. Calves must be the natural calf of the cow being exhibited and must not exceed 240 days of age on day of judging. The judge will be made aware by the ring steward for those cows whose calves are ineligible to show by this rule.
  15. Cattle will not be allowed to show if their switches have been balled or glitter applied to their skin.
  16. The owner of record of any registered animal entered in an ABBA approved shows and/or his/her agent, exhibitor, fitter, handler and/or representative releases ABBA and its representative from any and all liability that seller/owner might claim as a result of injury of any kind sustained before, during, or after handling cattle for any ABBA board approved activity.
  17. Beginning January 21, 2019 for shows to remain approved point shows by ABBA they must maintain a forty (40) head average for the previous two (2) years. Shows must also follow the Requirements of ABBA Approved Shows.
  18. ALL Animals MUST have a Birth Weight submitted to be eligible to show in ABBA Approved Shows.
  19. The official ABBA rules & procedures governing showing & exhibiting of registered Brahman cattle supersede any rules printed in any show catalog.
  20. In an attempt to ensure that all animals receive an equal evaluation at the National and International Shows, classes with more than 20 entries may at the discretion of the Show Management and/or ABBA Officials be split by age as evenly as possible.
  21. Any animal that exceeds the weight & measurement requirements at the International Brahman Show, National Brahman Show, All American National Junior Show or any other designated show where weights & measurements are taken will be in-eligible to show at that show and any future ABBA Approved Shows until the next show that weights & measures are taken when they can requalify. Any animal that exceeds the parameters and is shown at an ABBA Approved Show before requalifying will be in-eligible to show their remaining career. Both the exhibitor and owner of the previously disqualified animal that is shown before requalifying will be in-eligible to show animals forever.
ABBA SHOW RING CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICS
The American Brahman Breeders Association recognizes the importance of the showing and exhibition of American Brahman cattle and that the competitive evaluation in the show ring is but one method to evaluate animals in our breed. The competitive show ring includes exhibitors who present animals to be placed and approved ABBA judges.
This ABBA Show Ring Code of Conduct and Ethics seeks to insure that all participants, exhibitors, and approved jusges act in accordance with these guidelines to help insure impartiality, honesty, and fairness to all concerned and in keeping with high standards expected of all ABBA endeavors.

American Brahman Breeders Assoc. Official Show Div

Open Show & Junior Show
Female Classes

Class 01 - Spring Heifer Calves - calved March 1 - April 30, 2022
Class 02 - Junior Heifer Calves - calved Jan 1 - February 28, 2022
Class 03 - Late Winter Heifer Calves - calved Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2021
Class 04 - Early Winter Heifer Calves calved Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2021
Class 05 - Late Sr. Heifer Calves - calved Oct - October 31, 2021
Class 06 - Early Sr. Heifer Calves calved Sept 1 - Sept 30, 2021
Class 07 - Heifer Calf Champion: First place winners of Cls 1-6
Class 08 - Reserve Heifer Calf Champion: Second place winner in Class that produced Calf Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 09 - Late Summer Yearling Heifers - calved July 1 - August 31, 2021
Class 10 - Early Summer Yearling Heifers - calved May 1 - June 30, 2021
Class 11 - Late Junior Yearling Heifers - calved April 1- April 30, 2021
Class 12 - Junior Yearling Heifers - calved March 1 - March 31, 2021
Class 13 - Intermediate Champion Heifers: First place winners of Cls 9-12
Class 14 - Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer: 2nd place winner in class that produced intermediate Champion eligible to compete for reserve
Class 15 - Early Junior Yearling Heifers - Jan 1, - Feb. 28, 2021
Class 16 - Late Senior Yearling Heifers - calved Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2020
Class 17 - Early Senior Yearling Heifers - calved Sept. 1, - Oct. 31, 2020
Class 18 - Junior Champion Heifers: First place winners of Cls 15-17
Class 19 - Reserve Junior Champion Heifer: 2nd place winner in class that produced Junior Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 20 - *Aged Late Summer Heifers - calved July 1 - Aug. 31, 2020
Class 21 - *Aged Early Summer Heifers - calved May 1 - June 30, 2020
Class 22 - *Aged Spring Heifers - calved Jan. 1 - April 30, 2020
Class 23 - **Aged Fall Heifers - calved Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2019
Class 24 - Senior Champion Heifer: First place winners of Cls 20-23
Class 25 - Reserve Senior Champion Heifer: Second place winner in Class that produced Senior Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 26 - Grand Champion Gray Brahman Heifer: Calf, Inter, Jr. & Sr. Champions competing
Class 27 - Reserve Grand Champion Gray Brahman Heifer: Reserve to Grand Champion eligible to compete.

*Must be examined safe in calf
**Must have calf at side
Open Show Only
Bull Classes
Class 28 - Spring Bull Calves - calved March 1 - April 30, 2022
Class 29 - Junior Bull Calves - calved Jan. 1 - Feb. 28, 2022
Class 30 - Winter Bull Calves - calved Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2021
Class 31 - Senior Bull Calves - calved Sept. 1-October 31, 2021
Class 32 - Bull Calf Champion: First Place winners of Cls 28-31
Class 33 - Reserve Bull Calf Champion: 2nd place winner in Class that produced Calf Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 34 - Late Summer Yearling Bulls - calved July 1-Aug. 31, 2021
Class 35 - Early Summer Yearling Bulls - calved May 1 - June 30. 2021
Class 36 - Late Jr. Yearling Bull - calved April 1 - April 30, 2021
Class 37 - Jr. Yearling Bulls - calved March 1 - March 31, 2021
Class 38 - Intermediate Bull Champion: First place winners of Cls 34-37
Class 39 - Reserve Champion Intermediate Bull: Second place winner in Class that produced Intermediate Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 40 - Early Jr. Yearling Bulls - calved Jan 1 - February 28. 2021
Class 41 - Late Senior Yearling Bulls - calved Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2020
Class 42 - Early Senior Yearling Bulls - calved Sept. 1 - Oct 31, 2020
Class 43 - Junior Champion Bull: First place winners of Cls 40-42
Class 44 - Reserve Junior Champion Bull: Second place winner in Class that produced Junior Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 45 - Aged Summer Bulls - calved May 1 - August 31, 2020
Class 46 - Aged Spring Bulls - calved Jan 1 - April 30, 2020
Class 47 - ***Aged Fall Bulls - calved Sept 1 - Dec 31, 2019
***Must produce seasonal fertility certificate that bull is fertile and can settle cows
Class 48 - Senior Bull Champion: First place winners in Cls 45-47
Class 49 - Reserve Senior Bull Champion: Second place winner in Class that produced Senior Champion eligible to compete for Reserve
Class 50 - Grand Champion Gray Brahman Bull: Calf, Intermediate, Jr. and Senior Champions competing
Class 51 - Reserve Champion Gray Brahman Bull: Reserve to Grand Champion eligible to compete

All Group classes will be shown at the front of the show before any individual classes

Class 52 - ****Produce of Dam - 2 natural born animals produced by one dam from the above classes, either or both sexes may be represented. No ownership requirement
Class 53 - ****Embryo Produce-of-Dam - 2 animals from the above Classes produced by one dam by embryo transfer, either or both sexes may be represented. No ownership requirement.
Class 54 - Get of Sire - 4 animals from at least two dams by one sire from the above individual classes, both sexes represented. NO ownership requirement.
****No exhibitor shall be permitted to show more than one produce or embryo produce of dam.
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