Livestock Exhibitor Information

Will you be joining us in January for the Super Bowl of Livestock Shows? Below you will find all the information you need. If there is something you can’t find, please email us: livestock@nationalwestern.com or call: 303-299-5559.

Tentative schedules for the 2015 Show are available now.

Full Schedule
Yards Arrival & Release 
Hill Arrival & Release

premiumbook_cover (2)The 2015 Livestock Premium Book is now available online and is arranged by breed or competition.

You now have two options for livestock entry:
1. Submit Livestock Entries Online (Available Oct 1st)
2. Download and print the PDFs here.
You may fill out, sign and mail with entry fees to:
National Western Stock Show
Attn: Livestock Office
4655 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80216-2818

Phone: 303-299-5559
Fax: 303-293-5299

Online 2015 Premium Book 
Jr. Market Lamb DNA
Jr. Market Goat DNA

Download changes for the 2015  Jr. Market Show

The NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW Will Implement the Following Changes

For the 2015 National Western Junior Market Shows!

** These changes are in addition to the General Rules and Health Requirements for the Show!

1.       JUNIOR MARKET SHOW IN GENERAL:

a.       The participant, immediate family (father, mother, brothers and sisters only) in whose name the animal is owned and any junior exhibitor entered in the Junior Market show, will be allowed to help wash, groom and fit the animal after arriving on National Western Stock Show grounds.  Participant must be present during any feeding, fitting and processing.  Anyone found in violation of this rule may be subject to immediate disqualification without recourse.  Family members will be issued wrist bands from the Livestock Office.

b.       All sale animals will be drug tested.  All non sale animals are subject to random testing.

c.        Exhibitor must be present for weigh card turn in and check-in/processing.

d.       All Junior Market Steer, Lamb and Goat Exhibitors will need to request a DNA kit.  (one kit per animal)  You may go to www.nationalwestern.com/livestock  and order your DNA kit/s.

 

2.       JUNIOR MARKET STEER SHOW:

a.       The DNA/ownership/nomination date is September 20, 2014.

b.       The entry deadline is November 1, 2014.

c.        DNA hair sample only!  Please go to our web-site to order your DNA/nomination kit/s.

d.       **NEW – Each exhibitor may enter 10 head and bring 4 head.

e.        There will now be a Blow‘n Go Showmanship Contest the night before the Junior Market Steer Show.  There will be a separate judge for the Showmanship Show.  This is a part of the Premier Exhibitor Contest.

f.        NEW for the 2015 show: we will be offering breed divisions for the Jr. Market Steer show.  It will take 7 processed to make a breed.  Look to our website at www.nationalwestern.com/livestock  for more details.  The breed classes that we will offer this year are Hereford, Angus, Shorthorn, Charolais, Maine-Anjou, Simmental and Chianina.  Percentage cattle will go into the Crossbred division.

g.       There will be no Market Heifer show starting with the 2015 show.

3.  JUNIOR MARKET SWINE SHOW:

a.       One bag of shavings will be included with every entry.  Additional shavings must be purchased from the National Western Feed Office.  NO outside shavings will be allowed.

b.       Weigh cards will be turned in this year and will be a 5% weigh back on the top 4-5 in each class.  Weight/s will be 240-280. The re-weigh variance will be 5%, not 5 lbs.

c.        REMINDER!!  The Junior Market Swine Show is a Crossbred and Purebred show with registration papers required by the NSR/NJSA and Team Purebred.  The registration papers MUST be transferred to the Jr. Exhibitor’s name only by December 1!

d.       **NEW – Exhibitors may enter up to 4 head in the draw.  If an exhibitor makes the draw, they may order up to 6 more DNA packets.  Exhibitor may only bring 2 head to show.

4.    JUNIOR MARKET LAMBS:

a.       The ownership date is November 1, 2014, same as the entry deadline.

b.       Weigh cards will be turned in this year and will be a 5% weigh back on the top 4-5 in each class.   Weight/s will be 105 with no max.  The re-weigh variance will be 5%, not 5 lbs.

c.        **NEW – The exhibitor may enter up to 10 Lambs but may only bring 4.

d.       DNA hair sample only!  Please go to our web-site to order your DNA kit/s.

e.        One bag of shavings will be included with every entry.  Additional shavings must be        purchased from the National Western Feed Office.  NO outside shavings will be allowed.

5.   JUNIOR MARKET GOATS:

a.       The ownership date is November 1, 2014, same as the entry deadline.

b.       Weigh cards will be turned in this year and will be a 5% weigh back on the top 4-5 in each class.  Weight/s will be 50-125.  The re-weigh variance will be 5%, not 5 lbs.

c.        ** NEW – The exhibitor may enter up to 10 goats but may only bring 4.

d.       DNA hair sample only!  Please go to our web-site to order your DNA kit/s.

e.        One bag of shavings will be included with every entry.  Additional shavings must be    purchased from the National Western Feed Office.  NO outside shavings will be allowed.

For additional information contact the National Western Livestock Office

edorsey@nationalwestern.com or 303-299-5559

Online Entries

Online Entries Open October 10, 2014

  • Stock Dogs
  • Llamas
  • Alpacas
  • Boer Goats
  • Jr. & Open Breeding Sheep
  • Wool & Sheep Lead

Online Entries Open October 15, 2014

  • Jr. & Open Breeding Cattle
  • Yards Open Breeding Cattle
  • Pen & Carloads
  • Open Prospects
  • Commercial Female


Premium Books available here
Check back this fall for entry due dates.

RESULTS

  • 2015 Event Results
  • 2015 Sale Results
  • 2014 Sale Results
  • Event Results Archive

Contact Us

  • 303-299-5559
  • 303-293-5299
  • livestock@nationalwestern.com
  • National Western
    Attn: Livestock
    4655 Humboldt St.
    Denver, CO 80216
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