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Major Show Steer & Heifer Validation

June 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

June 25, 2024, 4:30pm-7:30pm, at the Galveston County Fairgrounds (10 Jack Brooks Rd, Hitchcock, TX 77563)

The following must be present at validation:

  • Animal being validated
  • Registration Papers for registered breeding animals (not needed for commercial/wether dams/does or market animals)
    • See section below for more information
  • Parent/Guardian – must be present to sign paperwork
    • Parents unable to attend must come to Extension Office before validation to sign a waiver
    • Parents may sign for exhibitor if child cannot attend
    • Ag Teachers CANNOT sign on behalf of parent

Exhibitors with REGISTERED breeding projects must:

  • Obtain original registration papers
    • Heifers: Exhibitor must be listed as SOLE owner; Ownership date on or before June 30, 2024.
  • Verify that the identifying markings (tattoo/brand) exactly match what is physically on the animal. If they do not match, you can:
    • Change registration papers to match animal
    • Change animal to match registration papers
  • Submit a color copy of registration papers to CEA/AST by their deadline
    • If showing under Galveston County 4-H, submit to leah.stiles@ag.tamu.edu by June 24, 2024.


June 25
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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4-H & Youth Development
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Galveston County Fairgrounds
#10 Jack Brooks Parks, Hwy 6
Hitchcock, TX 77563 United States
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(409) 986-6010