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Junior Lambs - North Texas Fair & Rodeo


August 23, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. in the First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

Superintendent: Brad Bridges


Online Entry Deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2024

Mail-In Entry Deadline: Received by Thursday, August 5, 2024

Late entries accepted ($10 per head late fee) through Friday, August 23, 2024 by 10:00 a.m.

Arrival: Thursday, August 22, 2024 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. through Friday, August 23, 2024 by 10:00 a.m.

Weight Cards Due: Friday, August 23, 2024 by 10:00 a.m.

Jackpot Showmanship: Friday, August 23, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Lamb Show: Friday, August 23, 2024 immediately following showmanship

Release: Following completion of breed, if not in champion drive or showmanship contest

Trailer parking ONSITE, pending on weather. Overflow trailer parking offsite.

No showing off trailer. Livestock must be stalled in barn.


BTRJLA Sanctioned.


  1. ENTRY FEES: $45 per head. Includes Rings A & B.
    • Online entry link available on Junior Lambs page via Online entry deadline – August 15, 2024.
    • Mail-in entries accepted through August 5, 2024. Preferred method of entry is online!
  2. Late entries will also be accepted upon arrival ($10 late fee per head). Exhibitors must be registered and weighed in by 10:00 a.m. on show day.
  3. Two Rings – A & B
  4. Exhibitors must check in at livestock office. Exhibitor packets are received at this time.
  5. Weight cards, passes and parking stickers will be enclosed in packets. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to have their weight card(s) turned into the livestock office on time (10:00 a.m.). Failure to do so will result in disqualification, and entry fees will not be reimbursed.
  6. Digital scales will be set up for your use before weight cards are due.
  7. No outside bedding allowed. Shavings and pellets will be available for purchase on grounds.
  8. Any breed substitutions may be made upon arrival.
  9. There is no limit on the number of head an exhibitor may enter.
  10. Not a terminal show.
  11. Show Order:
    • Southdown
    • Fine Wool
    • Fine Wool Cross
    • Medium Wool
    • Haired Sheep
  12. Ring A – Ribbon Show. Ring B – Award Show.
  13. Overall Grand Champion in Ring B will receive $500. Overall Reserve Grand Champion of Ring B will receive $250.
  14. Breed Champions and Reserve Breed Champions will receive awards.
  15. Classes will be broken as numbers permit once all lambs are weighed (10:00 a.m. deadline). The superintendent and show officials will break classes into as equal numbers and weight breaks as possible.
  16. 1st and 2nd place lambs, and other random lambs, will be subject to be weighed back. Any lamb that weighs 5 lbs. below or above their weigh-in weight will be disqualified from show and awards.
  17. NOTE: No lambs will be allowed into barn until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Please direct questions to (940) 391-3452!