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Major Show SWINE Validation

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Validation for Major Show Swine is scheduled for Wednesday, November 30!

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Where: Santa Fe Ag Barn (13405 4 ½ Street, Santa Fe 77510)

If you are no longer validating an animal, please email darla.cox@co.galveston.tx.us

This validation is for:

  • Market barrows attending ANY of the 2023 Major Shows (e.g., Houston, San Antonio, etc.)
  • Breeding gilts attending ANY of the 2023 Major Shows (check show rules to see if gilt must be validated – required for San Antonio, San Angelo, Houston)

The following MUST be present AT VALIDATION:

  • Animal being validated
  • Registration papers for breeding animals
    • Verify information on registration paper (ear notches) matches animal BEFORE validation
  • Parent/guardian – must be present to sign paperwork.
    • Parents unable to attend must come to the Extension Office BEFORE validation to sign waiver & paperwork. NO exceptions.
    • 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 validating breeding swine:

  • Registration papers must be in the name of the exhibitor(s) ONLY – with NO RANCH/FARM names.
  • Ownership date must be on or before December 1, 2022
  • Submit a copy of your registration papers to your AST/CEA per their instructions


Contact Leah Stiles at leah.stiles@ag.tamu.edu or 281-309-5058 if you have any questions.


November 30
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Categories:


4-H & Youth Development


Santa Fe FFA Ag Barn
13405 4 1/2 Street
Santa Fe, TX 77510 United States