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Livestock Show Team/School Show
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School Show- Updates coming soon!

Show - February 1st-6th, 2021
Payment- Sept 24, 2020 by n3pm emailed or faxed in to the district

Sheep, goat, hog Draw- Sept 29th
, 2020
Lamb Selection- October 8-9th, 2020
Goat Selection- October 10th, 2020
Swine Selection- October 1-3rd, 2020 depending on number of entries
Shearing- Jan TBA
All Entry Forms can be found at the bottom of the page. If the entry forms is not up to day please download the rule book and print off the entry form from the rule book.
For more information you can go to
Barn Fees

Swine- $150.00 $100 refundable
Goats- $150.00 $100 refundable
Lambs- $150.00 $100 refundable
Steers- TBA
All poultry, rabbits, and heifers are not allowed in the school barns.
Students may house any project at their own facilities as long as it is within 20 miles of the CFISD boundaries.

Read the new barn rules there are many changes.

Animal Cost

Swine $265.00 each (This price includes the $25 entry fee.)
Lambs $400.00 each (This price includes the $25 entry fee.)
Goats $460.00 each (This price includes the $25 entry fee.)
Broilers $45.00 per box (25 broilers per box) and $25.00 entry fee price not confirmed as of 9-14-20
Turkeys $15.00 entry fee (maximum of 1) (purchased in the spring)
Breeding Rabbits $25.00 per head entry fee (maximum of 1) (purchase on your own)
Market Rabbits $25.00 per pen entry fee (maximum of 1 pen) (purchase on your own)
Heifers $25 entry fee per heifer (maximum of 2, must be in different age classes) (purchase on your own)
Ag Mech $25 entry fee per entry (maximum of 2, must be in different project classes AND maximum of 5 students on group
Steers- payment TBD

Show Requirements
  • Official outdoor dress
  • Passing all classes for the six weeks prior to the show
  • Be enrolled in at least one agriculture class for one semester within the school year
  • Be a paid member of FFA
  • Attend required business meetings

Requirements to Receive Check
  • Thank you letter delivered and confirmation given to AST
  • Picture if applicable delivered and confirmation given to AST
  • Pen cleaned out (if in barn) within 7 days of auction. Pen deposit will be refunded as well
  • Completed Recordbook (journal hours, expenses, SAE plan)
  • Must be in Official Dress while delivering pictures and thank you letter

  • If you are not passing for the 2nd marking period, you may not show! There is a progress report befor show
  • If you are still failing, you do not show.
  • If your animal is in the school barn you must remove within 7 days from the time of the failing report card or progress report
  • You will not be reimbursed for any expenses that have occurred for your project
  • You cannot sell your animal in the freezer sell or premium auction.
  • Bottom Line- PASS YOUR CLASSES!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Who are buyers- business owners, grandma, aunts, uncles, your neighbors
  • How do I get buyers- invitations will be handed out in December to invite buyers to the show
  • Add-Ons
  • Add-Ons- are exactly that… money added on to the purchase price of the animal
  • Who gives- grandma, uncle, aunt, boss, etc.
  • You are responsible for obtaining your own buyers and you need to start as early as possible.
  • Send or deliver personalized invitations early is always best. Take your buyers baked goods when you invite them and make sure you are in Official Dress!
Premium Sale vs. Freezer
  • Premium Sale- 25% of Steers, Lambs, Goats, Poultry, and Rabbits make it to the Premium Sale (Live Auction). The top 25 swine.
  • Freezer Sale- everyone else
  • Pricing
  • Poultry and rabbits- $150.00 per pen
  • Steers- $2.50 per pound
  • Lambs- $375.00
  • Goats-$375.00
  • Swine- $450.00
  • Heifers and Breeding Rabbits are shown for prizes only, they cannot be sold in the auction.
  • Rabbits
  • Your market pen (3) must come from your breeders.
  • You must enter both your breeders and a market trio
  • Your market trio will be tattooed in Jan by the LSA.
  • Your market rabbits cannot weigh over 5 lbs. each at time of show and must be around 70 days old.
  • It is your responsibility to find your own breeders
Drug Testing
  • You cannot use illegal drugs (steroids or anything not labeled for your species of animal)
  • Three market animals of each species will be randomly drug tested

What paperwork is needed:
  • Entry Card 
  • Market Certification 
  • Filled out w9 with students information
  • Barn Application and Agreement (if applicable) 
  • Parent/Student Agreement
  • Medical Form/Parent Permission
  • You may complete a form for all animals
  • All animals may be paid for on one Money Order or Cashiers Check, No CASH!!!!
  • All Due Sept 24, 2020 by 3pm, emailed or faxed exceptions.
  • Paperwork is also located at the bottom of this page.


Online Payment Instructions Tj Palisin 8/31/2016 113 KB
Drug Residue Testing Rules Tj Palisin 8/29/2014 14 KB
CFISD Market Goat entry Tj Palisin 9/14/2020 467 KB
CFISD Market Lamb entry Tj Palisin 9/14/2020 512 KB
CFISD Market Hog entry Tj Palisin 9/14/2020 348 KB
CFISD Barn application 20-21 Tj Palisin 9/14/2020 1141 KB
Livestock Show information Tj Palisin 9/17/2020 2854 KB



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