2022 Harvest Festival Schedule of Events
All Events October 25-29, 2022 at the Longview Fairgrounds, Longview, Texas Unless otherwise noted
OCTOBER 1, 2022
Deadline for Entries to be submitted online by County Agent/FFA Advisor as a group. See TO ENTER for online entry system information. Group’s entry forms, cart total sheet, signed Livestock Exhibition Policy forms that haven’t been turned in, and check for entries must be postmarked or hand delivered to 904 N. 6th St. Longview, 75601 (Bodacious BBQ) by October 4, 2022.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022
4;00 PM-“Work Day” at the Longview Fairgrounds (Set-up pens, cattle panels, rabbit show equipment, etc.)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2022
12:30 pm-Roaster/Broiler sift & check-in (No poultry cages available. Poultry will go directly from the show ring to the truck)
1 pm-Poultry Show…Roaster show followed by Broiler show
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2022
6:30-8:00 a.m.- Rabbit scales open to exhibitors
8:00 a.m.- Rabbit weigh-in/check-in/Show…release of non-sale rabbits following the Show (One day show…No rabbit cages available)
2:00-8:00 p.m.- Weighing & Sifting Market Swine as they are unloaded
4:00-7:00 pm-Check-in all Home Economics entries at the Maude Cobb Activity Center
4:00-8:00 p.m.- Check in of all livestock entries (except Prospect Steers & Heifers) at Fairgrounds. Check in of Ag Mechanic entries at the Maude Cobb Activity Center
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.- Lamb and Goat weigh-in, Steer Check-in
8:00 p.m.- All entries in place
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2022
9:00 a.m.- Market Swine Judging
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Home Economics Judging
12:00 p.m.- Ag Mechanics Judging
2:00 p.m. – Public Viewing of Home Economics Divisions.
Release of non-sale swine following completion of sale order selection and pictures
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – All Home Economics entries (no edible food items will be returned) can be checked out and picked up. Entries not picked up by 5 pm will be discarded.
8:00 p.m.- Gates closed Thursday and will remain closed until after the Cattle Show
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2022
8:00 a.m.- Lamb Judging, followed by Meat Goat Judging
All sale lambs/goats will be moved to swine barn after sale order and pictures
8:00-9:00 a.m.- All steers will be presented for weighing and sifting under the direction of the Beef Superintendent on the scales at the north end of the Livestock Barn.
2:00 p.m.- Market Steer Judging in the Cattle Show Arena
Non sale animals should be removed from fairgrounds after the steer show
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2022
Open Heifer Show-Steer Show Jackpot, open to everyone, enter online at http://harv.fairmanager.com/ or enter morning of the show.
6:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. Prospect Steer and Heifer Check In Release of any remaining animals (except sale animals) only after the Cattle Show concludes
8:30 a.m. Heifer Jackpot Show begins, Steer Jackpot Show begins immediately following the heifer show.
First – Eighth place… ribbons
Division grands/reserves…..Trophy Buckles
Supreme grand champion….Leather Director’s Chair
Supreme reserve champion….Buckle Harness
Prospect Steer Show:
First – Eighth place…ribbons
Grand Prospect Steer…Trophy Buckle
Reserve Prospect Steer…Trophy Buckle
5:00 p.m. Buyers Dinner and exhibition of Champions at the Maude Cobb Convention Center
6:00 p.m. Sale and exhibition of Champions at the Maude Cobb Convention Center
Ag Mechanics entries must be picked up by the conclusion of the premium auction on Saturday, October 29, 2022
DON’T FORGET TO ATTEND THE HARVEST FESTIVAL BUYERS DINNER AND SALE!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2022
MAUDE COBB ACTIVITY CENTER
BUYERS DINNER – 5:00 P.M.
SALE – 6:00 P.M.