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2019 Aksarben Schedule

Author: Chloe Goretska

Note:

– all animals are required to go through the vet-trailer. 
– no animals will be unloaded on the grounds outside of vet trailer hours. 
– animals must be in place by the time their check-in is closed and / or their weight cards are due. 
– watch the health requirements section of the premium book as with the latest outbreaks requirements could change.
– animals will be released at the conclusion of their respective show

Thursday, September 26, 2019

8 AM – 8 PM Trade Show Vendors Setup (Pinnacle Bank Expo Center)
2 PM – 9 PM Vet Trailer
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Grand Island Chamber After Hours Business Social and tours
6 PM – 8 PM Barn Bar – University of Nebraska and CASNR Alumni and Friends gathering
5 PM – 7 PM Breeding Doe Check-In

Friday, September 27, 2019

7 AM – 5 PM Vet Trailer
8 AM – 10 AM Feeder Calf Weigh-In
9:00 AM Breeding Doe Show – followed by Showmanship 
9:45 AM Honor Show Chow Goat Fitting Clinic 
10 AM – Trade Show opens (Pinnacle Bank Expo Center)
10:30 AM Market Goat Weight Cards Due
11:00 AM Honor Show Chow Sheep Fitting Clinic 
12:15 PM Honor Show Chow Beef Fitting Clinic 
1:30 PM Honor Show Chow Fitting Challenge Registration/ Check-In
2 PM – 4 PM Market Lamb Classification
2 PM – 4 PM Breeding Ewe Check-In – Great Plains Regional Dorset Show Check-In
2:00 PM Honor Show Chow Fitting Challenge Wild Card Draw
2:30 PM – 4: 30 PM Breeding Gilt Check-In
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Market Beef British Breeds Paper Check
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Calf Challenge Calves Weigh-In – Open 
3:30 PM Calf Challenge Record Books Due
3:30 PM Honor Show Chow Fitting Challenge 
3:30 PM Market Beef Weight Cards Due
4:00 PM Market Lamb Weight Cards Due 
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Lamb Challenge Lambs Weigh-In
5 PM – Trade Show closes (Pinnacle Bank Expo Center)
5:15 PM Lamb Challenge Record Books Due
4:30 PM Market Swine Weight Cards Due 
6:00 PM Barn Bar – South Dakota State University Alumni and Friends gathering
6:00 PM Market Goat Show – followed by Showmanship 
6:00 PM Feeder Calf Show – followed by Showmanship
6 PM – 8 PM Breeding Heifer Paper Check 
6 PM – 9 PM Calf & Lamb Challenge Interviews by scheduled time

Saturday, September 28, 2019

8:00 AM Market Lamb Show
Lamb Challenge Program – prior to selection of Champion Market Lamb 
Market Lamb Showmanship – following Market Lamb Show
8:00 AM Market Beef Show
Calf Challenge Program – prior to selection of Champion Market Beef 
Market Beef Showmanship – following Market Beef Show
8:30 AM Quiz Bowl 
8:30 AM Announcements & Donuts – Swine Arena
9:00 AM Market Swine Show – followed by Showmanship 
9:00 AM Trade Show opens (Pinnacle Bank Expo Center)
9:30 AM – 10: 30 PM Broiler Check-In
12:00 PM Broiler Chicken Show 
5:00 PM – 6:45 PM Purple Ribbon Auction Reception presented by Five Points Bank (ticket required)
7:00 PM Purple Ribbon Auction 
7:00 PM Trade Show closes ({Pinnacle Bank Expo Center)

Sunday, September 29, 2019

8:00 AM Livestock Judging Contest 
8:00 AM Breeding Heifer Show – followed by Showmanship
8:30 AM Great Plains Regional Dorset Show – followed by Breeding Ewe Show 
Breeding Ewe Show – followed by Showmanship 
9:00 AM Breeding Gilt Show
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Trade Show (Pinnacle Bank Expo Center)

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