County Fair Fitting Contest

New to the Outagamie County Fair is a Heifer Fitting Contest.

This event is open to all dairy exhibitors in grades 5-13 as of January 1st, 2018.

General Rules

  1. Contestants are allowed to have one youth help hold/handle heifer during contest.
  2. Only the head and legs (up to the hock and up to the knee) are allowed to be clipped prior to the contest.
  3. Contestants must provide their own fitting equipment.
  4. Contestants will have 60 minutes to fit their animal to show ready.
  5. The heifer must be entered to show at the fair.

 

The following scorecard will be used:

  • Ease of handling equipment 20 points
  • Proper clipping technique on body 20 points
  • Proper topline grooming 30 points  (Included blowing and clipping)
  • Hair is blended properly 10 points
  • Proper use of sprays and adhesives 10 points
  • Preparation completely finished 10 points

A fitting demonstration will be done by a professional fitter before the contest.

Download the PDF for more information including how to register.

Fitting Contest PDF

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