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Validation Major Show Steer & Heifer (SFT/HOT)

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This validation is for:

  • Steers attending ANY 2022-2023 Major Shows (e.g., State Fair, Houston, San Antonio, etc.)
  • Heifers attending 2022 State Fair of TX/Heart of TX (can also be used for early validation for 2023 major shows)

The following MUST be present AT VALIDATION

  • Animal being validated
  • Registration papers for REGISTERED breeding animals (not needed for crossbred gilts or commercial/whether dams/does)
    • Verify information on registration paper (heifer tattoo/brand, sheep flock tag, goat flock/individual tattoo) matches animal BEFORE validation
  • Parent/guardian – must be present to sign paperwork
    • Parents unable to attend must come to Extension Office BEFORE validation to sign WAVIER & paperwork, NO exception
    • Parents may sign for exhibitor if child cannot attend
    • Ag Teachers CANNOT sign on behalf of parent

Families with conflicts, must make alternate arrangements PRIOR TO VALIDATION, with

  • Ag Science Teacher . . . . . . if showing under FFA
  • County Extension Agent . . . . . . if showing under 4-H

If you are no longer validating an animal please email


June 27
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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4-H & Youth Development


Galveston County Fairgrounds
#10 Jack Brooks Parks, Hwy 6
Hitchcock, TX 77563 United States
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(409) 986-6010