SMILE, INC.
Southern Maryland Invitational Livestock Expo, Inc.

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Rules and Regulations

NEW THIS YEAR -- PEEWEE SHOWMANSHIP
This year SMILE will offer a PeeWee Showmanship in goats, sheep and swine. The class will be the first class of the species.

The following are the rules:

PeeWee Showmanship is the Class Name
Must be 4 years old as of 1 Jan 2019 and no older than 5
Must abide by show rules of show dress and shoes
May use a sibling’s animal that is already registered
If using different animal, must have appropriate health papers
Will not be judged on Fitting (but must be clean) – just showmanship
Must fill out the proper forms with class number
Will not compete for Grand Champion/Reserve Grand Champion
Cannot compete in other classes
Adult MUST accompany child in the ring.
Will be awarded a prize



CLASS BREAKOUTS BY SPECIES:

BEEF CLASSES:
G. Novice Showmanship (Age 6-7)
1. Fitting and Showing – Juniors (8-11)
2. Fitting and Showing – Intermediates (12- 15)
3. Fitting and Showing – Seniors (16-21)

Champion Fitting and Showing
Reserve Champion Fitting and Showing

4. Feeder Steer Classes by weight

Champion Feeder Steer
Reserve Champion Feeder Steer

5. Heifer Classes (By Breeds)
a. 6 – 8 months of age (must be weaned)
b. 9-10 months of age
c. 11-12 months of age
d. 13-14 months of age
e. 15-16 months of age
f. 17-20 months of age
g. 21-22 months of age

Supreme Heifer

NOTE: All heifers will be shown by breed. All heifers must have registration papers to show in breed classes. All other will be shown in Crossbreed. Crossbreed classes will be determined by show committee based on number of entries.



SHEEP CLASSES:
A. PeeWee Showmanship (Age 4-5)
H. Novice Showmanship (Age 6-7)
6. Fitting and Showing – Juniors (8-11)
7. Fitting and Showing – Intermediates (12-15)
8. Fitting and Showing – Seniors (16-21)

Champion Fitting and Showing
Reserve Champion Fitting and Showing

9. Feeder lambs Classes by weight

Champion Feeder Lamb
Reserve Champion Feeder Lamb

10. Breeding
a. Under 6 months
b. 6 - 12 months ewe
c. 12 - 24 months ewe
d. Over 2 years old

Champion Ewe

NOTE: All sheep showing in breed classes must be registered in the appropriate breed association or will show in crossbreed class.



SWINE CLASSES:
B. PeeWee Showmanship (Age 4-5)
I. Novice Showmanship (Age 6-7)
11. Fitting and Showing – Juniors (8-11)
12. Fitting and Showing – Intermediates (12-15)
13. Fitting and Showing – Seniors (16-21)

Champion Fitting and Showing
Reserve Champion Fitting and Showing

14. Feeder Hog Classes by weight

Champion Feeder Hog
Reserve Champion Feeder Hog

NOTE: All feeder hogs will be shown by weight regardless of breed.

15. Breeding
a. Gilt 3 month to 6 months (must be weaned)
b. Gilt 6-12 months
c. Sow over 12 months and under 2 years

Champion Female Hog

NOTE: All breeding hogs will be shown by breed. Hogs must be purebred to show in respective classes. All others will show as crossbreed.



MEAT GOAT CLASSES:
C. PeeWee Showmanship (Age 4-5)
J. Novice Showmanship (Age 6-7)
16. Meat Goat Fitting and Showing – Juniors (8-11)
17. Meat Goat Fitting and Showing – Intermediates (12-15)
18. Meat Goat Fitting and Showing – Seniors (16-21)

Champion Fitting and Showing
Reserve Champion Fitting and Showing

19. Feeder Goat Classes by weight

Champion Feeder Goat
Reserve Champion Feeder Goat

20. Breeding – Meat Goats
a. Under 6 months
b. 6 -12 months
c. 12 -18 months
d. 18 – 24 months
e. 24 – 36 months
f. 36 months and over

Best of Show Breeding Meat Goat



DAIRY GOAT CLASSES:
D. PeeWee Showmanship (Age 4-5)
K. Novice Showmanship (Age 6-7)
21. Dairy Goat Fitting and Showing – Juniors (8-11)
22. Dairy Goat Fitting and Showing – Intermediates (12-15)
23. Dairy Goat Fitting and Showing – Seniors (16-21)

Champion Fitting and Showing
Reserve Champion Fitting and Showing

24. Breeding – Dairy Goat
a. Under 6 months
b. 6 -12 months
c. Dry Yearling
d. Doe in Milk 12 – 24 months
e. Doe in Milk 2 and under 3 years
f. Doe in Milk 3 and under 4 years
g. Doe in Milk over 4 years

Best of Show Breeding – Dairy Goat


DAIRY COW CLASSES:
Dairy Cattle Fitting and Showmanship
L. Novice Showmanship (Age 6-7)
25. Fitting and Showing – Novice (1st time showing any age)
26. Fitting and Showing – Juniors (8-11)
27. Fitting and Showing – Intermediates (12-15)
28. Fitting and Showing – Seniors (16-21)

Showmanship classes may be re-distributed based on number of entries & specific ages to balance number of participants in classes

29. Heifer, Spring Calf
Born March 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018

30. Heifer, Winter Calf
Born December 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018

31. Heifer, Fall Calf
Born September 1, 2017 – November 30, 2017

32. Heifer, Summer Yearling
Born June 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017

33. Heifer, Spring Yearling
Born March 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

34. Heifer Winter Yearling
Born December 1, 2016 – February 28, 2017

35. Heifer Fall Yearling – not in milk
Born September 1, 2016 – November 30, 2016

Junior Champion – no premium – Rosette only

36. Cow over 2 years old not in milk
Born March 1, 2016 – September 1, 2016

37. Cow over 2 years old in milk
Born before March 1, 2016

38. Dry cow – must have calved once

Senior Champion – no premium – Rosette only

Best in Show


Cavy Classes:
1. Breed Class – Recognized Breeds are as follows: Abyssinian, Abyssinian Satin, American, American Satin, Coronet, Peruvian, Peruvian Satin, Silkie, Silkie Satin, Teddy, Teddy Satin, Texel, White Crested. If not sure what breed you have, call the Show Chairperson or visit www.arba.net
Cavies to be entered as follows:
A. Junior Boars or Sows - 12oz to 22oz
B. Intermediate Boars or Sows - 23oz to 32oz
C. Senior Boars or Sows - over 32oz

Best of Variety - Rosette
Best of Breed - Rosette
Best in Show - Rosette

2. Showmanship
A. Novice (First year in Showmanship regardless of Age) -Champion - Rosette
B. Junior (8-11 years as of Jan. 1) – Champion - Rosette
C. Intermediate (12-15 years as of Jan 1) – Champion -Rosette
D. Senior (16-21 years as of Jan 1) – Champion – Rosette

3. Pet Class - for any cavy that is not acceptable by ARBA/ ACBA in the Breed Class - Rosette


Rabbit Classes:

1. Breed Class - Any breed recognized by ARBA. Rabbits may be entered as follows:
4-class breeds*:Sr. Doe, Jr. Doe, Sr. Buck. Jr. Buck
6-class breeds*: Sr. Doe, 6/8 Doe, Jr. Doe, Sr. Buck, 6/8 Buck, Jr. Buck
*Obtain a rabbit breeds and varieties list from the Show Chairperson or visit www.arba.net
Best of Variety - Rosette
Best of Breed - Rosette
Best in Show - Rosette

2. Market Pen - 3 Rabbits - all the same breed and variety; no mixed breeds. Age limit not over 69 days, weight limit not over 5 pounds each rabbit. All breeds competing together.
Best Market Pen – Rosette

3. Pet Class - for any rabbit that is not acceptable in the Breed Class because of being mixed breeds, having a disqualification or any breed not acceptable by ARBA.
Best Pet Rabbit – Rosette

4. Showmanship
A. Novice (First year in Showmanship regardless of Age) -Champion - Rosette
B. Junior (8-11 years as of Jan. 1) – Champion - Rosette
C. Intermediate (12-15 years as of Jan 1) – Champion - Rosette
D. Senior (16-21 years as of Jan 1) – Champion

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