DRESS CODE FOR SHOWING LIVESTOCK AND SALE
All exhibitors must be appropriately dressed when showing or selling their animals. The following 4-H dress code WILL be strictly enforced: Jeans or slacks with LONG sleeve collared shirt or blouse that is tucked in. Shirts and blouses are to be buttoned to within 1 to 2 buttons from the top. Boots are HIGHLY recommended, but clean, heavy athletic shoes that are laced to the top and tied or a similar leather shoe can be substituted. NO baseball hats are to be worn in the show ring. FFA members must show in official dress consisting of Black Pants, white collared shirt, FFA tie or scarf and FFA jacket. All clothing should be clean and in good repair. Jewelry is discouraged; it can be dangerous. Superintendent will monitor and those not appropriately dressed shall not be allowed in the show or sale ring until appropriately dressed. Classes will not be held up.
OWNERSHIP AND CARING FOR LIVESTOCK PROJECT ANIMALS
According to the “Washington State 4-H Youth Development Program Policy” EM0758 (rules and regulations that 4-H follows) animals must be under the 4-H member’s regular care and management for the following periods of time prior to the official county exhibit activity, including junior livestock shows: Market Beef – 120 days; Breeding Beef – 90 days; Sheep and Swine (Breeding and Market) 60 days, Goat – 60 days. Animals raised by the 4-H member from birth are exempt from the minimum time periods.