DEPARTMENT 160 – POULTRY SHOW – North Florida Fair

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Event Starting Month: 2023-11-02 12:00:00

Current Date and Time: 2024-02-25 09:26:36

CHAIRPERSON: Jennifer Jennings-Glover
ENTRY DEADLINE: Postmarked by October 1st, 2023 – North Florida Fair, 441 E Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee FL 32301
ENTRY FEE: None
ARRIVAL TIME: Wednesday, November 1, 2023 12:00 Noon – 6:30 p.m.
RELEASE TIME: Sunday, November 12, 2023 after 8:00 p.m. (All animals must be removed by 9:00 p.m. on this day.)
JUDGE: Krystina Thompson
RULES & REGULATIONS

EXHIBITORS IN ALL SHOWS MUST ABIDE BY THE DEPARTMENT RULES AND HEALTH REGULATIONS.
THIS INCLUDES GENERAL RULES

  1. An entry form must accompany all entries. PLEASE USE THE ON-LINE FILLABLE FORM OR PRINT CLEARLY USING BLACK INK ONLY. All entry forms must be fully and accurately completed. Incomplete entry forms will be returned to the exhibitor.
  2. All Poultry must meet health requirements as specified in the Rules for Exhibition as required by the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. (F.A.C. 5C-4: Admission of Animals for Exhibition)
  3. This show is open to exhibitors from Alabama, Florida and Georgia.
  4. Poultry and domestic birds presented for exhibition from out of state must have a Poultry Import Permit issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. To request a permit visit: www.FDACS.gov/poultrypermit
  5. An Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (OCVI) or VS9-3 from an NPIP participant is required for all poultry and domestic birds for movement into Florida in addition to a Poultry Import Permit, but not specifically for exhibition.
  6. Poultry and domestic birds presented for exhibition without an OCVI showing a negative pullorum-typhoid (PT) test within 90 days of exhibition or NPIP PT Clean classification will be inspected and tested for pullorum-typhoid by a representative from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Animal Industry.
  7. All birds must be free of external parasites.
  8. Poultry not groomed and prepared for exhibit will not be accepted at check-in.
  9. If a bird becomes sick it will be isolated and not eligible for competition or awards. Birds must be removed from the premises immediately.
  10. Birds entered in the Youth Division cannot be entered in the Open Division.
  11. Unavoidable changes or deletions in entries must be in the hands of the Fair Office as soon as they occur or to the Poultry Chairperson by phone at 850-694-6708 no later than 9:00 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2023
  12. No poultry may be removed without approval from the Poultry Chairperson or appointed assistant.
  13. Any substitutions at check-in MUST be in the same class and same division. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  14. The Fair is not responsible for poultry after 9:00 p.m., Sunday, November 12, 2023.
  15. All poultry will be judged and awarded ribbons.
  16. Available space will be determined by postmark on entry form Due to space restraints, entries will be on a first come first serve basis. The total number of entries is limited to fifteen (15) birds per exhibitor.
  17. In lieu of animal name on entry form, exhibitor must provide animal breed
  18. Judge’s decision of breed determination and placing is final.
STANDARD CLASSES
Limited to standard breeds determined by phenotype (generic description) recognized by the American Poultry Association.

BANTAM CLASSES
Limited to bantam breeds determined by phenotype (generic description) recognized by the American
Poultry Association.

MISCELLANEOUS CLASSES
Limited to turkeys, ducks, geese, guineas, recognized by the American Poultry Association

ALL OTHER BREEDS


DIVISION: A – OPEN DIVISION
DIVISION: B –
YOUTH DIVISION
(under 19 years of age and not graduated from high school)

CLASS 1: STANDARD – Male
CLASS 2:
STANDARD – Female
CLASS 3: BANTAM
 – Male
CLASS 4:
BANTAM – Female
CLASS 5:
MISCELLANEOUS – Male
CLASS 6: MISCELLANEOUS – Female
CLASS 7: ALL OTHER BREEDS – Male
CLASS 8: ALL OTHER BREEDS – Female

Premium Schedule

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

$5.00

$3.00

$1.00

BEST IN CLASS STANDARD MALE – $7.00 & Rosette
BEST IN CLASS STANDARD FEMALE – $7.00 & Rosette
BEST IN CLASS BANTAM MALE – $7.00 & Rosette
BEST IN CLASS BANTAM FEMALE – $7.00 & Rosette
BEST IN CLASS MISCELLANEOUS MALE – $7.00 & Rosette
BEST IN CLASS MISCELLANEOUS FEMALE – $7.00 & Rosette
BEST IN CLASS ALL OTHER BREEDS MALE – $7.00 & Rosette (not eligible for best in show)
BEST IN CLASS ALL OTHER BREEDS FEMALE – $7.00 & Rosette (not eligible for best in show)
BEST OF SHOW – $15.00 & Rosette

(BEST OF SHOW will be chosen from BEST IN CLASS winners from classes 1-6 in open and youth)