JUNE 14 – 17, 2017

*photos will be added daily*



Release Of Liability Form – Click Here To Download

2017 State Show Rules – Learn More

2016 State Show Mini Hereford Rules – Learn More

2017 State Show Contest Rules – Learn More

Texas Illustrated Speech Contest Rules – Learn More

Texas Peewee Speech Contest Rules – Learn More

Texas Extemporaneous Speaking Contest Rules – Learn More

Schedule of Events

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14th, 2017

7:00 am           Director Set Up

9:00 am           Grounds Open and cattle arrive

10am – 5pm   Contest Sign-Up

Silent Auction Begins

1pm – 7pm     Cattle Check in

1pm – 3 pm    Speech Contests – La Quinta

2pm – 4 pm    Creative Arts Contest

3:00 pm           Sullivan’s Stock Show U

4:00 pm           Queen’s Tea at La Quinta

5:00 pm           Polled Hereford Royalty Interviews at La Quinta

5:00 pm           All Contest Entries Close and Photo and Poster Entries are due

6:00 pm           Quiz Bowl Written Test

7:00 pm           ALL Cattle MUST be checked in and in the barn

6:30-9:00 pm  Summer Fun Water Park Pizza Party!  Thanks to Mr.  & Mrs. Younts and Mr. & Mrs. Gunter

THURSDAY, JUNE 15th, 2017

7:00 am           Breakfast

7:00 am           Weigh and Classify Steers

7:30 am           Measure Mini Herefords

8:30am            Opening Ceremony and Group picture – Wear your State Show Shirt

Following Open Ceremony; “New Exhibitor” Meeting in the stands

9:30 am           Shadow Showmanship

10:30 am         Showmanship – Wear your State Show Shirt

Ring A – PeeWee & Junior           Ring B – Intermediate & Senior

11am – 1pm   Lunch

1:00 pm           Team Fitting Contest

4:00 pm           TJHA Meeting

5:00 pm           TJPHA Meeting

6:30 pm           Quiz Bowl Buzzer Round

7:00-8:30 pm  Dinner, Polled Royalty Crowning, and Announcing of Contest Results

FRIDAY, JUNE 16th, 2017

7:00 am           Breakfast – Thanks to McDonalds and the Schneider Family

7:30 am           Director’s meeting in snack area

8:00 am           Bred & Owned Show

                        Steer Show – (BLOW & SHOW ONLY)

Bull Show – (BLOW & SHOW ONLY)

Heifer Show – (BLOW & SHOW ONLY)

Cow/Calf Show – (BLOW & SHOW ONLY)

9:00 am           Miniature Hereford Heifer and Steer Show (FITTED SHOW)

11am – 1pm   Lunch

1:00 pm           Meeting for those going to Jr. Nationals

2:00 pm           Team Marketing Contest

3:30 pm           Sullivan’s Boot Camp

3:30 pm           Barnyard Olympics

3:30 pm           Ice Cream Social – sponsored by Pollettes, Dorothy Wright, THA & TPHA44

6:00 pm           Silent Auction Closes

6:30 pm           Friday Night Supper-Sponsored by Heritage Country Church, Salado, Texas

7:00 pm           2016 Awards Ceremony

8:00 pm           Live Auction Benefit for Randi Williams & Family; Live on Cattle In Motion

SATURDAY, JUNE 17th, 2017

6:00-8:30 am   Breakfast-Sponsored by Shipley’s Donuts

7:30 am           Director’s meeting

8:00 am           Owned Show (FITTED SHOW)

12 noon           Lunch-Sponsored by Texas Miniature Hereford Breeders


There will be a meeting for all those attending Junior Nationals

Please listen for announcement about details