2018 EMPIRE SWINE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

 

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             2018 EMPIRE SWINE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST SCHEDULE

Saturday, August 25

8:30 P.M. – 12:00 A.M. –  Animal May Arrive

Sunday, August 26

6:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. –  Animals Must be in Place

10:00 A.M. – MANDATORY Youth Exhibitor Meeting

10:30 A.M. –  Market Hog Weigh In

11:30 A.M. – Empire Swine Youth Scholarship Program Check In

3:00 P.M. – ESYS Contest Interviews / Contest Records Due

Late lunch sponsored by Zoetis

5:00 P.M. – Youth Quality Assurance / Adult PQA Plus Training

6:00 P.M. – Exhibitor Family Dinner

6:00 P.M. – Posters & Educational Displays MUST be in Place

7:30 P.M. – ESYS Review Session

Monday, August 27

10:00 A.M. – ESYS Contest Written Examination

2:00 P.M. – ESYS Contest Public Presentations

5:00 P.M. –  4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest

Tuesday, August 28

7:00 A.M. –  4-H Livestock Judging Contest Registration

ESYS are encouraged to participate in the contest. The swine portion is a component of the ESYS, swine portion TBD

12:00 P.M. – ESYS Parent Feedback Meeting

3:00 P.M. – ESYS Corn Hole Tournament

6:00 P.M. –  Youth Swine Quiz Bowl

7:00 P.M. –  ESYS Scavenger Hunt

8:00 P.M. –  ESYS Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, August 29

9:45 A.M. – ESYS Contest Photo

9:55 A.M. –  National Anthem

10:05 A.M. – Youth Swine Showmanship

12:00 P.M. – ESYS Exhibitor Family Lunch

1:30 P.M. –  Market Hog Classes / Breeding Swine Classes

6:00 P.M. – ESYS Contest Results (PLEASE WEAR YOUR CONTEST SHIRTS)

7:00 P.M. – All Youth and Swine Released

 

         2018 EMPIRE SWINE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST POINTS

A DIVISION:

Youth completes all components of the contest with a market hog.  Market hog must weigh between 220 – 300 lbs.  If your market hog does not make weight, you forfeit the confirmation points.  Prizes awarded in Junior and Senior Divisions. –

  • Interviews: 60 Points Total, 20 Points Per Station
  • Showmanship : 18 Points Total
    • Participation: 10 Points
    • Extra Heat: 5 Points
    • Reserve Overall: 2 Points
    • Grand Champion Overall: 3 Points
  • Confirmation: 13 Points Total
    • Participation: 5 Points
    •  Extra Heat: 5 Points
    •  Reserve Overall: 5 Points
    • Grand Champion Overall: 3 Points
  • Knowledge Review: 50 Points
  • Current Events Review: 10 Points
  • Skillathon Contest: 40 Points, 10 Points Per Station
  • Swine Judging: 15 Points
  • Contest Records: 30 Points

B DIVISION:

Youth completes all components of the contest without a market hog, could use a breeding gilt.  Youth will be paid 50% of point value earned.  Prizes awarded in Junior and Senior Divisions.

  • Interviews: 60 Points Total, 20 Points Per Station
  • Knowledge Review: 50 Points
  • Current Events Review: 10 Points
  • Skillathon Contest: 40 Points, 10 Points Per Station
  • Swine Judging: 15 Points
  • Contest Records: 30 Points

Records to be completed on a market hog raised for exhibitor county fair or off farm sale of market hog.

2018 EMPIRE SWINE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST POINTS ADDITIONAL POINTS AVAILABLE:

  • New York Pork Producers Annual Meeting Attendance: 2 Points
    • Attend and assist at a NYPP function, complete necessary paperwork, submit with records
  • New York Pork Producers Annual Meeting Silent Auction Item Donation: 1 Point
  • New York Pork Producers Event Support: 2 Points
    • Attend and assist at a NYPP function, complete necessary paperwork, submit with records
  • Obtain ESYS Sponsors: 1 Point / $10 Raised (Maximum 10 Points)
  • Public Presentation: 5 Points (Score of 85-100) / 2 Points (Score of 70 – 84) / 1 Point (Score of 69-0)
  • Poster or Educational Display: 2 Points

 

2018 EMPIRE SWINE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP DONOR PROSPECT LETTER AND FORM

List of 2017 Empire Swine Youth Scholarship Sponsors

The New York State Fair
New York Pork Producers Cooperative
Lancaster Swine Health Services
Luckman Stock Farm
Zoetis
New York Corn & Soybean Growers Association
Ridge View LLC
Chris & Penny Petersen
McCaig Family
Reisdorf Brothers Inc.
Pedersen Farms Inc
Wintry Acres
Wayland Food Mart
Erie & Niagara Insurance
Foss Livestock
HLW Acres
Cargill Inc.
Gianelli Sausage
William Kent Inc.
Empire Livestock Marketing LLC.
Mercer Milling Company
Baskin Livestock Inc.
Farm Credit East
Jaskier Family
Weber City Deli
Werner Farms
Raymond E Kelley, Inc
Hargrave Farms
Bit-O-Breeze Farm
Fire Fly Acres
Cottage Ceramics
Smuggler Swine Genetics
Keller Family Farm
Pat Carr & John Smith
Vastrom & Company CPA
Bontrager Family Showpigs
Genesee Feeds LLC
ECO Strategies
Erie County Agriculture Society
Schamel Milling
Showrite
Empire Show Circuit
Alltech
Zweigles
Noel Boys Farm

Stephens Family

 

 

Click to Download Ohio State Manual 

Click to Download NY State Fair 4-H Swine Entry Form 2018

Click to download Youth Quality Assurance Program

Click to download 2018 ESYS  Current Event Article-Safeguarding Natural Resources

Click to download 2018 Empire Swine Youth Scholarship Hog Performance Record

Click to download 2018 ESYS Review Sheet

Click to download 2018 ESYS Annual Meeting/Silent Auction Donation Form

Click to download 2018 ESYS NY Pork Producers Event Participation Form