Rule Changes
Rule Changes that will affect the 2021 Show
 
NEW RULE CHANGES
Special Rules:
 
Force Majeure:
 
The HCDJLS shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform its operations, activities, shows and events to the extent such delay or failure results from a force majeure occurrence. A force majeure occurrence is defined as any occurrence arising from causes beyond the reasonable control of the HCDJLS and which delays or prevents performance by the HCDJLS otherwise required by this Agreement, including but not limited to any (i) breakage or accident to equipment, machinery, or facilities; (ii) and strikes, lock-outs or other labor difficulties; (iii) statues, ordinances, regulations, orders, directives or rules issued by governmental authorities, including, but not limited to those concerning public health and safety, animal disease prevention, detection and response and/or protection of the environment; (iv) judicial decrees or orders; (v) acts of God; (vi) animal diseases and/or quarantines; (vii) wars, riots or insurrections; (viii) civil disobedience, public demonstrations or sabotage; (ix) fires, floods, explosions or inclement weather; (x) inability to obtain necessary labor, materials, supplies, utilities or transportation; (xi) depressions, recessions, or other economic downturns; (xii) embargoes or energy shortages; or (xiii) other causes beyond the HCDJLS’s reasonable control.
 
Emergency Evacuations:
 
Evacuation of Livestock: During such times as deemed necessary by local, state or federal authorities, the HCDJLS, and/or its officials may evacuate the show grounds. Incidents such as but not limited to, bomb threats, acts of war, declarations of war, code red of the Homeland Security System, fire, etc. will be acted upon in accordance and cooperation with local, state and federal authorities. Priority evacuation will be given to human life, then livestock. In such cases, exhibitors and/or contestants will turn over the care of their livestock to the HCDJLS. Proper animal husbandry practices will be followed within reasonable expectations. At which time the evacuation notice is lifted, then exhibitors/contestants will be allowed to reenter the showgrounds and claim their livestock.
 
General Rules:
 
Rule 21. All rules including but not limited to parasites, feed, tack, trimming tables, head stanchions, trimming of animals, etc, apply to both Market Lambs and Market Goats since they are co-mingled within the barn.
 
AG Mechanics:
 
Rule 12: All projects should be complete including finish. No paint or other finish may be applied after arrival on show grounds. Projects are to be clean.
 
Registered Angora Department:
 
Rule 12: If the winner of the premier exhibitor award does not have a goat that placed first or second, the two highest placing goats from that exhibitor’s herd will be tested. If there is a tie, there will be a random draw from the Executive Committee.
 
Lamb Department:
 
Rule #13: Add-Any lambs found to have external parasites, open wounds or sores, skin rashes, and/or questionable skin diseases will be disqualified.
Rule #20: Exhibitors may use halters or collars.
Rule #21: All rules including but not limited to parasites, feed, tack, trimming tables, head stanchions, trimming of animals, etc, apply to both Market Lambs and Market Goats since they are co-mingled within the barn.
 
Meat Goat Department:
Rule #8: Add-Goats must be washed free of dirt and mud before weigh-in.
Rule #14: Remove the rule-Only one tag may be present in the meat goat’s ear at time of weigh in and this the STATE ISSUED VALIDATION tag. No breeder tags will be allowed.
Rule #19: No head stanchions on the premises.
Rule #21: All rules including but not limited to parasites, feed, tack, trimming tables, head stanchions, trimming of animals, etc, apply to both Market Lambs and Market Goats since they are co-mingled within the barn.