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AOB Show & Jr. Show

Future Stockman & Showmanship (Heifers Only)
Check In Deadline: Friday, August 25 @ 2:30 pm (CST)
Show Time: Friday, August 25 @ 4:30 pm (CST)
Location: Q Barn
AOB Show & Junior Show
Check-In Deadline
: Friday, August 25 @ 3:00 pm (CST)
Show Time: Friday, August 25 and will be held immediately following the %Simmental Show
Location: Q Barn

Pre-Registration Entry Fee: $10.00/per animal (non-refundable) Online registration deadline August 14

Registration Fee Day of Show: $20.00/per animal

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


  • 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. You can only show in one Showmanship.
  • 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.

Open Show Rules:

  1. Only one attendant will be permitted with each animal in the individual class in all beef breeds while showing.
  2. If an exhibitor owns an animal in partnership with another breeder, that animal shall be considered part of the exhibitor's herd.
  3. No cattle for special exhibits (where no class(es) are offered) will be permitted except on specific written authorization from the Superintendent of Livestock.
  4. Exhibitors must comply with all applicable General Livestock Rules and Livestock Health Requirements set forth in this catalog.
  5. Exhibitors must have the original registration certificate available for inspection at the show for each animal. Any animal, upon check-in, which does not have a legible permanent identification mark (ear tattoo marks, freeze-branded marks or hot branded marks) corresponding to the permanent identification mark on the registration certificate, is ineligible to show. Once disqualified due to an incorrect or illegible permanent identification mark, animals cannot be reidentified (tattoed/branded) and rechecked at the show.
  6. Any female shown with calf at side, the calf must be the cow's most recent natural calf and the calf must be registered by show date and have the original registration certificate at check in.
  7. Only one person at a time shall lead animals into the show ring.
  8. Altering the conformation and/or appearance of an animal for exhibition is prohibited. This includes the use of chin straps, covering all white skin, false tail heads (or use of any false hair), with the exception of false tail switches. The use of graphite, powders, hemp or other similar substances used externally are also prohibited. Other prohibited products include those used internally such as steroids, illegal or unlicensed pharmaceuticals or artificial fillings. Any animal found to be in violation will be barred from showing.
  9. No animal that is eligible to participate in the Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Hereford, American Angus, Red Angus, Simmental, Red & Gray Brahman, Limousin, and Chianina/Chiangus Shows may participate in the All Other Breed (AOB) Show. Only breeds that do not have a separate open show will be eligible to participate.

Junior Show Rules

  1. The Junior Beef Show(s) will run simultaneously with the Open Breed Show(s)
  2. The animal entered in the Junior Show must also be entered in the Open Show.
  3. Only a 4-H, FFA or Junior Breed Association member may exhibit animals in this show. The junior exhibitor must show their own animal(s). If a junior exhibitor has more than one animal in any one class, the exhibitor can have another junior exhibitor show that second animal.
  4. This junior show will be governed by the National Breed and Junior Associations Rules and Regulations.
  5. All animals/embryos exhibited must have been recorded, registered or transferred in the exhibitor's name on or before August 10th of the current year.
  6. Cow/Calf Classes will not compete for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Female of the junior show.
  7. No exhibitor shall be permitted to win more than two prizes in any one class.
  8. Ribbons will be awarded for the first five placings. Rosettes will be awarded for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Female.
  9. All decisions by the beef department head regarding eligibility in the Junior Show(s) are final.

Open & Junior Open Show

Class 01 - Cow/Calf Class - cows 3 years of age and younger
Class 02 - Cow/Calf Class - cows 4 years of age and older
Class 03 - Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair (1,2)
Class 04 - Reserve Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair
Class 05 - Junior Heifer Calves - calved March 1, 2023 and after
Class 06 - Junior Heifer Calves - calved February, 2023
Class 07 - Junior Heifer Calves - calved January, 2023
Class 08 - Junior Heifer Calf Champion (5,6,7)
Class 09 - Reserve Junior Calf Heifer Calf Champion (5,6,7)
Class 10 - Late Senior Heifer Calves - calved November & December, 2022
Class 11 - Early Senior Heifer Calves - calved September & October, 2022
Class 12 - Senior Heifer Calf Champion (10,11)
Class 13 - Reserve Senior heifer Calf Champion (10,11)
Class 14 - Late Summer Yearling Heifers - calved July1 - August 2022
Class 15 - Early Summer Yearling Heifers - calved May 1 -June 30, 2022
Class 16 - Intermediate Champion Female (14,15)
Class 17 - Reserve Intermediate Champion Female (14,15)
Class 18 - April Junior Yearling Heifers - calved April, 2022
Class 19 - March Junior Yearling Heifers - calved March, 2022
Class 20 - Early Junior Yearling Heifers - calved February, 2022
Class 21 - Early Junior Yearling Heifers - calved January, 2022
Class 22 - Junior Champion Female (18,19,20,21)
Class 23 - Reserve Junior Champion (18,19,20,21)
Class 24 - Late Senior Yearling Heifers - calved November & December, 2021
Class 25 - Early Senior Yearling Heifers - calved September & October, 2021
Class 26 - Senior Champion Female (24,25)
Class 27 - Reserve Senior Champion Female (24,25)
Class 28 - Grand Champion Female (8,12,16,22,26)
Class 29 - Reserve Grand Champion Female (8,9,12,13,16,17,22,23,26,27)

Open Show Only

Class 30 - Junior Bull Calves - calved March 1, 2023 and after
Class 31 - Junior Bull Calves - calved January & February 2023
Class 32 - Junior Bull Calf Champion (30,31)
Class 33 - Reserve Junior Bull Calf Champion (30,31)
Class 34 - Late Senior Bull Calves - calved November & December, 2022
Class 35 - Early Senior Bull Calves - calved September & October, 2022
Class 36 - Senior Bull Calf Champion (34,35)
Class 37 - Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion (34,35)
Class 38 - Late Summer Yearling Bulls - calved July & August, 2022
Class 39 - Early Summer Yearling Bulls - calved May & June, 2022
Class 40 - Intermediate Champion Bull (38,39)
Class 41 - Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull (38,39)
Class 42 - April Junior Yearling Bulls - calved April, 2022
Class 43 - March Junior Yearling Bulls - calved March, 2022
Class 44 - Early Junior Yearling Bulls - calved January & February, 2022
Class 45 - Junior Champion Bull (42,43.44)
Class 46 - Reserve Junior Champion Bull (42,43.44)
Class 47 - Senior Yearling Bulls - calved September through December, 2021
Class 48 - Summer Senior Yearling Bulls - calved May through August, 2021
Class 49 - Two-Year Old Bulls - calved January through April, 2021
Class 50 - Senior Champion Bull (47,48,49)
Class 51 - Reserve Senior Champion Bull (47,48,49)
Class 52 - Grand Champion Bull
Class 53 - Reserve Grand Champion Bull
Class 54 - Junior Get-of-Sire: Three animals by one sire, both sexes represented
Class 55 - Get-of-Sire: Four animals by one sire shown in the above classes, both sexes represented
Class 56 - Breeders’ Six Head
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