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  Megan Coy  1/22/2020 3:06:00 PM  

Lake Land College Livestock Judging Contest

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020 
Registration: 8:00-8:45 A.M at the Field House. Contest begins at 9:00 A.M.
Cost: The entry fee is $10 per person for non-reasons contestants and $15 per person for reasons contestants, which also covers lunch. This can be paid at registration. 
 Contact Hayden Wilder at (219) 208-1466 or email at

The students and staff of the Lake Land College Agriculture Department are again making plans for our Annual Livestock Judging Contest and would like to invite you to participate. We feel confident that our contest will have quality classes for your students to evaluate. 

The contest will consist of 9 classes; 3 cattle, 3 swine, and 3 sheep and goats. Senior 4-H & FFA teams will answer 3 sets of 10 questions (3 points each). Reasons teams will deliver 4 sets. 

Please feel free to bring as many teams as you can. Once again, we will offer 4 divisions: 

Jr. 4-H - Use Normal Judging Cards 4-H members of the same county or club Age 13 and under 4 team members Top 3 scores count 
FFA - Use ScanTrons Please Bring a Clipboard and No 2 Pencil!
FFA members of the same chapter 4 team members Top 3 scores count 
Sr. 4-H - Use ScanTrons Please Bring a Clipboard and No 2 Pencil! 4-H members of the same county or club 13 and over 4 team members Top 3 scores count 
Reasons - Use ScanTrons Please Bring a Clipboard and No 2 Pencil! If FFA, same chapter If 4-H, same county 4 team members Top 3 scores count 

One class in each species will have performance data that may include: 

Cattle EPD’s: Birth Weight, Weaning Weight, Yearling Weight, Milk Weight, Breed Relevant Indexes 
Swine EPD’s: Loin Eye Area, Back Fat, Number Born/Number Weaned, Days to 250 lbs., Sow Productivity Index 
Sheep Data: 60 Day Weight, 120 Day Weight, Type of Birth (single, twin, triplet), Type of Rearing, Codon 171 

The contest will be held on the Lake Land College campus, located one-half mile south of I-57 at Exit 184. If you are planning to arrive in Mattoon on Friday evening, there are high-quality motels located just off I-57 at exit 190, just 6 miles north of Lake Land’s campus. 

Super 8 Motel – (217) 235-8888
Baymont Inn – (217) 234-2355
Hampton Inn – (217) 234-4267 

Following the contest, the results will be announced and top teams and individuals will receive awards. In addition, the Lake Land Ag staff and students will be available to answer any questions you might have concerning the College. For more information, please refer to the letter attached. We look forward to seeing you on March 21st.

Megan Coy
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-493-8791 Cell: 217-493-8791
Address: 801 N. Country Fair Drive Suite C, Champaign, IL 61821
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