Dates are determined by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (breeding beef heifers breeding sheep, market steers, market lambs, market goats), Texas FFA (market swine), and the validation committee for each county. You can find out information about these dates and other tag-in information through your local county extension office or ag chapter. You can also visit Texas Youth Livestock & Agriculture for more information.
Junior show entries MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE before midnight, Dec. 1. Entries submitted between Dec. 2 – 15 will automatically be charged a $250 late fee per chapter or county.
Open Show entries must be submitted on or before midnight, Jan. 5. Open Show entries will be accepted after the Jan. 5 deadline date, if space is available. Open Show entries postmarked after Jan. 5 and entries that are hand-delivered to the Houston Livestock Show after Jan. 5 must pay a $35 per head late feed for online entry and a $40 per head late fee for paper entry.