Rule Changes
During the April 2019 stated meeting of the HCDJLSA the General Board voted on and passed the following rule changes that will effect the 2020 show.
 
 
2020 Rule Changes
 
General Rules:
Rule #2: To be eligible to enter and exhibit in the Kerr County Show an exhibitor and or
animal will not show in any other county show and be enrolled in grades 1-12 and either
reside in Kerr County, or attend school in Kerr County.
 
Rule # 3  A fee of $300 will be charged for adding an entry past the December 15
deadline. The deadline for this entry to be turned into the stockshow office is the same
time as the deadline for that species to be in the barn.
 
Rule# 7  All out of county district entries must be in the barns in accordance to the
outline of the preceding show schedule. The release of animals will be at the
discretion of each department’s superintendents. All market Swine, except those
being sold at the auction and floored, must be removed from the building by 9:00 AM
of the sale date. Doors to the barn will be locked after 9:00 of the sale date.
 
Market Swine:
 
Rule #3: Trimming of swine on the show grounds will be limited to cordless clippers, razor
combs and scissors without snaring.
 
Registered Breeding Swine:
 
Rule #6  Deadline for District Gilt paperwork to be turned in is 5:00 PM.
 
Rule #9  Trimming of swine on the show grounds will be limited to cordless clippers, razor
combs and scissors without snaring.
 
Non Pedigreed Breeding Swine:
 
Rule # 3  Classes will be divided at the discretion of the superintendents, with no more
than 6 classes.
 
Rule #4  Deadline for District Gilt paperwork to be turned in is 5:00 PM
 
Rule # 6  All CLASS WINNERS in the Non-Pedigreed Division will compete for the Grand
Champion and the Reserve Grand Champion.
 
Rule #7  Trimming of swine on the show grounds will be limited to cordless clippers, razor
combs and scissors without snaring.
 
Rule #9  Change the numbers of entries from 3 to 4.
 
Market Lamb:
 
Rule #3   All lambs must be slick shorn (20 tooth comb or finer) from knee and hock up, at
time of arrival on show grounds. Exhibitors must follow classification guidelines as stated
by the Animal Industry. Protests will not be accepted on sifter’s decision.
 
Breeding Sheep Department:
 
White Dorpers will be added as an additional breed to the show.
 
Commercial Angora Goats
 
Rule #4: All goats must be machine shorn on or after July 15th, of the previous year. The
signature of the exhibitor’s supervisor on the entry card will verify compliance with this
rule. Spot checks will definitely be made.
 
Add rule: Any Angora goat with hair equal to or greater than 7 inches will be disqualified
from the show
 
Add Rule:  Foreign material including (but not limited to) painting, powdering, oiling,
artificial coloring, or adhesives is prohibited.
 
Add Rule;  The 1st and 2nd place goats in each class may be subject to testing for any
substance added to the fleece such as oil.
 
Registered Angora Goats
 
Rule #5  All goats must be machine shorn on or after July 15th, of the previous year. The
signature of the exhibitor’s supervisor on the entry card will verify compliance with this
rule. Spot checks will definitely be made.
 
Add rule:  Any Angora goat with hair equal to or greater than 7 inches will be disqualified
from the show
 
Add Rule:  Foreign material including (but not limited to) painting, powdering, oiling,
artificial coloring, or adhesives is prohibited.
 
Add Rule;  The 1st and 2nd place goats in each class may be subject to testing for any
substance added to the fleece such as oil.
 
Registered Heifers
 
Heifer show will begin one hour after the conclusion of the steer show.
 
Rule #2  The deadline for turning in District heifer paperwork will 4:00 PM.