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Shorthorn & Shorthorn Plus Show

Shorthorn & Shorthorn Plus Show
Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
Q Barn
-All animals must be registered as the property of the exhibitor in the records of the American Shorthorn Association by the time of the Fair. Please refer to specific show guidelines for a junior show ownership deadline.
-American Shorthorn Association staff will accept electronic registration papers at ASA sanctioned shows for check-in unless otherwise stated by the hosting shows rules.
-All shows held on or after October 1 of the show year must have Late and Early Spring Calf Championships added to the Division Championships, and eight Champions will be available for consideration for Grand Champion Awards.
-The Fair must adhere to these Show Divisions, regardless of entry numbers. Age division (ie. Late Spring Calf, Early Spring Calf, Junior Calf, Senior Calf, Intermediate, Junior, Senior, Cow/Calf) are not flexible.
-The Fair and/or show should provide both Purebred Shorthorn and ShorthornPlus classifications. These should duplicate the divisions below in two separate shows (a Purebred Shorthorn show and ShorthornPlus Show)
-Cow/Calf is a division that will be included with all other female divisions (eight divisions) for selection of Grand Champion Female and Reserve Grand Champion Female
-Animals in a Junior Show may only be in the sole name of the individual junior exhibitor.
-All Shorthorns are subject to a tattoo inspection by representatives of the ASA. All Purebred and ShorthornPlus are subject to parentage DNA testing by ASA. All Purebred Shorthorns and ShorthornPlus are also subject to an age inspection if deemed necessary by the ASA and the decision of the examining veterinarian is final. Use of artificial fins on show animals is not permitted.

IMPORTANT: Each of the following classes MAY be broken into multiple classes to accommodate large numbers of entries, but separate classes may NOT be combined into one. For example,there MAY be four "Junior Heifer Calf" classes, but there may NOT be one single "Spring Heifer Calf" class (combining Late and Early Spring Calves)

Female Classes-Entry in this show binds the exhibitor to all regulations pertaining thereto.
Class 1. Late Spring Heifer Calves-calved after May 1, 2021
Class 2. Late Spring Heifer Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Class 1
Class 3: Late Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners in Class 1
Class 4: Early Spring Heifer Calves-calved in April 2021
Class 5: Early Spring Heifer Calves-calved in March 2021
Class 6: Early Spring Heifer Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Class 4 & 5
Class 7: Early Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners in Class 4 & 5
Class 8: Junior Heifer Calves-calved in February 2021
Class 9: Junior Heifer Calves-calved in January 2021
Class 10:Junior Heifer Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Class 8 & 9
Class 11:Junior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners in Class 8 & 9
Class 12:Winter Heifer Calves-calved between November 1 and December 31, 2020
Class 13:Senior Heifer Calves-calved between September 1 and October 31, 2020
Class 14:Senior Heifer Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Classes 12 & 13
Class 15:Senior Heifer Calf Res. Champion-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners in Classes 12 & 13
Class 16:Summer Yearling Females-calved between July 1 and August 31, 2020
Class 17:Late Spring Yearling Females-calved between May 1 and June 30, 2020
Class 18:Intermediate Champion Female-chosen from 1st place winners from Classes 16 & 17
Class 19:Reserve Intermediate Champion Female-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners from Classes 16 & 17
Class 20:Early Spring Yearling Females-calved between March 1 and April 30, 2020
Class 21:Junior Champion Female-chosen from 1st place winners from Class 20
Class 22:Reserve Junior Champion Female-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners from Class 20
Class 23:Junior Yearling Females-calved between January 1 and February 29, 2020
Class 24:Senior Yearling Females-calved between September 1 and December 31, 2019
Class 25:Senior Champion Female-chosen from 1st place winners in Classes 23 & 24
Class 26:Reserve Senior Champion Female-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners in Classes 23 & 24
Class 27:Two-Year Old Cow/Calf Class-cows born between January 1, 2019-August 31, 2019
Class 28: Three-Four-Year-Old Cow/Calf Class-cows born between January 1, 2017-December 31, 2018
Both own and calf must be Purebred Shorthorn-Calf age may not exceed 280 days of age on show day
Class 29:Champion Cow/Calf Pair-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners from Classes 27 & 28
Class 30:Reserve Champion Cow/Calf Pair-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners from Classes 27 & 28
Class 31:Grand Champion Shorthorn Female-chosen from Late Spring Calf, Early Spring Calf, Junior Calf, Senior Calf, Intermediate, Junior, Senior and Cow/Calf Pair Champion females
Class 32:Reserve Grand Champion Shorthorn Female-chosen from Late Spring Calf, Early Spring Calf, Junior Calf,Senior Calf, Intermediate, Junior, Senior and Cow/Calf Pair Champion and Reserve Champion females

Females with calves at side Rule for exhibitors at all Open shows: If a Purebred Female has a ShorthornPlus calf at side, it is not eligible for the Purebred Shorthorn Show, however it is eligible for the ShorthornPlus show. All calves showing alongside a cow must be a registered animal with ASA.

Senior/Junior Yearling Pregnancy Rule for exhibitors at all Open Shows: All females 20 months old at the time of the show need to have a 60-day pregnancy verification signed by an accredited, non-owner veterinarian at the time the female is processed for the show and are subject to blood test to prove pregnancy. Exhibitors may be asked to present said verification upon the request of the Show officials or ASA representatives. If verification cannot be produced, the female may be allowed to participate if the exhibitor can produce a qualified veterinarian to examine the female at the show site and verify a 60-day pregnancy. Any infractions against this rule will lead to disqualification of that animal for that specific show.

Bull Classes-Entry in this show binds the exhibitor to all regulations pertaining thereto.
Class 34: Late Spring Bull Calves-calved after May 1, 2021
Class 35: Late Spring Bull Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Class 34
Class 36: Late Spring Bull Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners in Class 34
Class 37: Early Spring Bull Calves-calved between March 1 and April 30, 2021
Class 38: Early Spring Bull Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Class 37
Class 39: Early Spring Bull Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners
Class 40: Junior Bull Calves-calved between January 1 and February 28, 2021
Class 41: Junior Bull Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Class 40
Class 42: Junior Bull Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners in Class 40
Class 43: Winter Bull Calves-calved between November 1 and December 31, 2020
Class 44: Senior Bull Calves-calved between September 1 and October 31, 2020
Class 45: Senior Bull Calf Champion-chosen from 1st place winners in Classes 43 & 44
Class 46: Senior Bull Calf Reserve Champion-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners in Classes 43 & 44
Class 47: Summer Yearling Bulls-calved between July 1 and August 31, 2020
Class 48: Late Spring Yearling Bulls-calved between May 1 and June 30, 2020
Class 49: Intermediate Champion Bull-chosen from 1st place winners from Classes 47 & 48
Class 50: Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners from Classes 47 & 48
Class 51: Early Spring Yearling Bulls-calved between March 1 and April 30, 2020
Class 52: Junior Yearling Bulls-calved between January 1 and February 29, 2020
Class 53: Junior Champion Bull-chosen from 1st place winners from Classes 51 & 52
Class 54: Reserve Junior Champion Bull-chosen from 1st and 2nd place winners from Classes 51 & 52
Class 55: Senior Yearling Bull-calved between July 1 and December 31, 2019
Class 56: Two-Year-Old Bulls-calved between January 1 and June 30, 2019
Class 57: Senior Champion Bull-chosen from 1st place winners in Classes 55 & 56
Class 58: Reserve Senior Champion Bull-chosen from 1st & 2nd place winners in Classes 55 & 56
Class 59: Grand Champion Bull-chosen from Late Spring Calf, Early Spring Calf, Junior Calf, Senior Calf, Intermediate, Junior, and Senior Champion Bulls
Class 60: Reserve Grand Champion Bull-chosen from Late Spring Calf, Early Spring Calf, Junior Calf, Senior Calf, Intermediate, Junior, and Senior Champion and Reserve Champion bulls
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