Tuesday, February 6, 2024 - The 59th annual Sequoyah County Junior Livestock Show is set to take place February 14-16 at the Sequoyah County Fairgrounds in Sallisaw.
All animals will undergo sifting and weighing between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on the day of the show.
Wednesday, February 14, marks the commencement of the show with check-in for sheep, goats, and cattle from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
At noon, the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly membership meeting. The chamber will feature area FFA students as keynote speakers, providing them with a platform to showcase their public speaking skills.
The evening livestock program starts at 5 p.m. and includes exhibitions for doe goats, wethers, lambs, heifers, and steers, with sale orders and Showmanship following each category.
On Thursday, February 15, check-in for swine will be held from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. At 10 a.m., a 4-H "Dress to Impress" contest, open to all county school 4-H students, is scheduled.
That evening, beginning at 5 p.m., it’s showtime for breeding gilt Jackpot and market barrows, with a barrow sale order and swine showmanship following each category.
On Friday, February 16, the bidder's BBQ kicks off at 6 p.m., followed directly by the Premium auction at 7 p.m. with this year's auctioneer, Tommy Wright.
Be sure to mark your calendars and come out to show your support for area students and all their hard work!
The Sequoyah County Fairgrounds are located at 464101 E. 1070 Rd., East Redwood and Shirley, in Sallisaw.
Lindsie Dyer, KXMX Staff Writer
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