Tentative - 2021 SOUTHWEST DISTRICT LIVESTOCK SHOW SCHEDULE

*** Schedule may change at last minute depending upon COVID regulations  ***

        
Monday, January 25 


Deadline – Participation Scholarship Application, Due in Southwest District Show Office


Sunday, January 31

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.    

All Braford, Braford Base, Gray Brahman, Red Brahman may arrive.  Health papers must be checked prior to entering the barn.

1:00p.m.-5:00 p.m.     

All Goats may arrive. Health papers must be checked prior to entering the barn.

 3:00p.m-5:00 p.m.     

Check beef breeding papers, pay entry fees, sign up for showmanship

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.    

Check goat breeding papers, mouth breeding goats, sign up for showmanship, pay entry fees (Chalkley Room), and weigh meat goats (Swine Arena))


Monday, Feb 1

8:00 a.m.                    

Show Braford, Braford Base, Gray Brahman, Red Brahman Outdoor Arena.  All animals released after completion of the show

30 minutes after breeding show

Beef showmanship (for those beef breeding that showed today, Youngest to Oldest)


8:00 a.m.                    

Goat Showmanship, Breeding Goats, Commercial Does followed by Market Goats (Swine Arena) Goats released after the completion of the goat show.

3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.    

All Market Steers, Brahman Infl. Commercial Heifers, Non-Brahman Infl Commercial Heifers, Hereford, Angus, Charolais, Simmental, Simbrah, may arrive. Health papers must be checked prior to entering the barn.

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.     

All Sheep may arrive. Health papers must be checked prior to entering the barn.

3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.   

Check beef breeding papers, pay entry fees, sign up for showmanship, and pick up entry cards/weigh cards for steers and commercial heifers (Chalkley Room)

5:00p.m.-7:00 p.m.     

Scales open for classifying, hair check, weighing steers, weighing and mouthing commercial beef.

5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.    

Check sheep breeding papers, mouth breeding sheep, sign up for showmanship, pay entry fees, pick up entry cards (Chalkley Room) and weigh & classify market sheep (Swine Arena)

7:00 p.m.                    

Deadline to turn in steer weigh cards


Tuesday, Feb 2

8:00 a.m.                    

Show Market Steers, Brahman Infl. Commercial Heifers, Non-Brahman Infl Commercial Heifers, Hereford, Angus, Charolais, Simmental, Simbrah.  All animals released after completion of the show.

8:00 a.m.                    

Sheep Showmanship followed by Sheep Breeding, Commercial Ewes, Market Lambs (Swine Arena) All animals released after completion of the Sheep shows.

30 minutes after breeding show

Beef showmanship (for those beef breeding that showed today, Youngest to Oldest)


3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.    

All Beefmaster, Brangus, Santa Gertrudis, AOB Brahman, AOB Non-Brah, Miniature Non- Zebu, Miniature Zebu Infl. May arrive. Health papers must be checked prior to entering the barn.

3:00p.m-7:00 p.m.      

Check beef breeding papers, pay entry fees, sign up for showmanship

**No Hogs in Barn while pens/ arena are being cleaned/ disinfected overnight


Wednesday, Feb 3

 8:00 a.m.                   

Show Beefmaster, Brangus, Santa Gertrudis AOB Brahman, AOB Non-Brah, Miniature Non-Zebu, Miniature Zebu Infl. Outdoor Arena.  All animals released after completion of the show.

30 minutes after breeding show         

Beef showmanship (for those beef breeding that showed today, Youngest to Oldest)

5:00 p.m. or after        

Selection of overall beef showmanship Champion of 3 days ( Jr & Sr.) Showmanship

3:00 p.m.                    

Deadline for J C Barman Beef Award

3:00p.m-.7:00 p.m      

All Breeding Swine and Commercial Markets Hogs (Health papers must be checked prior to entering the barn.

3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.    

Scales open for market hogs, paying entry fees, check breeding papers, pick up weigh cards, sign up for swine showmanship (Barn Office)

7:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m.   

Weigh commercial gilts

7:30 p.m.                    

Deadline to turn in market swine cards           


Thursday, Feb 4

8:00 a.m.                    

Judge Swine Breeding and commercial gilts.  Breeding animals released after showing Swine showmanship (Oldest to youngest)

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p,m.    

All Dairy Arrive and must be in barn

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.    

Check Dairy papers, pay entry fees, sign up for showmanship and pickup weigh cards (Show Office)

4:00p.m.-5:00 p.m.     

Weigh commercial dairy

4:00 p.m.                    

SW District Livestock Show Participation Scholarship Essay (Calcasieu AgCenter Office)


Friday, Feb 5

8:00 a.m.                    

Judge Market Swine Show (Hampshire, Duroc, Barrows) Hogs released after completion of show.

8:00 a.m.                    

Dairy Show (breeding, dairy showmanship followed by best fitted) Outdoor Arena.  Dairy released after completion of show)



Saturday, Feb. 6

8:00 a.m.                    

Continue Market Swine show (AOB, York, Cross Gilts and selection of champions) Hogs released after completion of

show.

8:00 a.m.                    

Breeding Rabbit show- check-in, pay entry fees, signup for showmanship (Outdoor arena or Coliseum)


10:00-12 noon            

Interview Participation Scholarship finalists (Calcasieu AgCenter Office)


1:00 p.m.                    

Deadline for turning in W.T. Burton Scholarship Application (Barn Office)  



Sunday, Feb 7


12:00 noon                 

All Livestock must be out of the barn




















































































































Our Mission

To enter & for more information contact the LSU Ag Center in Lake Charles, La

For details, call 337-721-4080

LIVESTOCK SHOWS


The Mission of the Southwest District Livestock Show, Inc. is to foster opportunities for 4-H and FFA youth from across a seven parish area to develop life skills through raising and exhibiting livestock projects.  Area youth gain knowledge and skills such as responsibility, communication, record keeping, and leadership through this process.  The Southwest District Livestock show supports these area youth with scholarships, awards, and prize premium monies to encourage participation - awarding over $75,000 annually to participants in these activities. Each year, more than 1,800 youth participate, exhibiting over 3,000 head of livestock.

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  Attention Livestock Show competitors

If you have participated in the District Livestock Show and/or Light Horse Show for at least 3 years, are a graduating senior, and have maintained a GPA of 2.0 or higher, we  invite you to apply for the Participation Scholarship. Please download the application below.  All applications must be submitted to the address on the application. If you have further questions about the process, please contact the office at 337-721-4080 or email Mr. Jimmy Meaux at JMeaux@agcenter.lsu.edu.  





4-H and FFA Livestock Shows are held in Burton Coliseum and in the Burton Ag Arena. See Detailed Schedule below on this web page. Admission to all livestock shows FREE to the public! For more details, call 337-721-4080 

4-H Calf Scramble