County Livestock Shows
There are two county fairs Bosque County 4-H members are eligible to participate in. The Bosque Expo will be held in January in Meridian with a premium sale. The Central Texas Youth Fair will be held in June with a terminal sale. Exhibitors must secure buyers from buyers groups/etc oneself and read and follow rules for each/either of the county fairs.
2017 CENTRAL TEXAS YOUTH FAIR
May 31- June 3, 2017
As is the tradition of the CTYF, this county show will include the annual cash sale of livestock and cakes.
This event is open to exhibitors attending Bosque County schools, Valley Mills ISD and Bosque County 4-H members.
Click the link below to view the Central Texas Youth Fair Catalog for 2017
2017 CTYF Results & Buyers List
Bosque Expo Show
Click the link below for the Bosque Expo Show’s complete list of rules and regulations:
January 14, 2017 in Meridian FFA Barn
Bosque Expo will require all animals to have a state validation tag to be eligible to participate in this show. Dates and order deadlines are noted below.
2017 Major Shows Tag Order /Validation
|Lamb/Goat||August 19, 2016||October 24, 2016|
|Fall Heifer||September 9, 2016||October 24, 2016|
|Swine Validation||September 2016||November 28, 2016|
|Steer/Summer Heifer||April 2017||June 26, 2017|
|State Fair of Texas||April 2017||June 26, 2017|
**Anyone not able to make the posted validation date must let the Extension Office know at least 10 days prior to the posted validation date. **
**Must order animal tags for major shows
prior to validation**
Validation does not enter an animal into a show. It simply makes it eligible for entry.