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There were a total of 18,122 youth who exhibited static and animal projects at the State Fair in 2019. Livestock and Static exhibitors go down for encampment for three to five days and stay at the State Fair or St. Paul campus grounds.

Livestock Encampment:

Alaina C- 4th place Registered Beef Cow/Calf

Livestock encampment participants

Livestock encampment participants.

Owen C- Blue Dry Yearling Dairy Goat, Livestock Interview Champion

Justine D- Blue January Ewe Lamb, Sheep Showmanship Participant

Raija G- 8th Prospect Beef Steer, Beef Showmanship Call Back

Jerome J- Red Market Pen Chickens

Josie K- Blue Science of Animals, Red January Breeding Gilt Swine

Kody K- Blue Science of Animals

Nathan T- 4th place Commercial Beef Spring Calf, Beef Showmanship Participant

Bree V- Red Mini Rex Junior Doe Rabbit

Aitkin County livestock exhibitors received first place overall certificate of achievement for herdsmanship, speaking up for animal agriculture and consumer educational activities.

Static: ( General Encampment)

Ashlyn B- Blue Fairy Garden

Breena B.

Breena B. was named Grand Champion in the lawn and landscape category.

Breena B- Grand Champion Lawn and Landscape

Karena B- Blue Scrapbook

Hannah J- Blue Flower Gardening

Josie K- Blue Health Exhibit

Kody K- Blue Self Determined Exhibit

Sophie M- Blue Indoor Gardening, Blue Club Community Pride

Sydnee M- Blue Skateboard Deck, Blue Club Community Pride

Olivia T- Blue Drawing

Samantha T- Blue Pet Exhibit

Mallory V.

Mallory V. won the title of Grand Champion in the consumer education exhibit.

Mallory V- Grand Champion Consumer Education Exhibit

Megan V- Blue Photography

Gabrielle W- Blue Child & Family Development Exhibit

Cassandra Z- Blue Photography

State Shoot participants

State Shoot participants.

State Shoot:

Archers score out of a total of 300 points. Aitkin’s archers are all in C classes, meaning that they have sights and other add-on pieces on their bows. This year there were 711 youth who competed at State Shoot.

Junior C Class of 75 Archers:

Reese shot a 251 receiving 28th place

Intermediate C Class of 104 Archers:

Samantha shot a 246 receiving 21st place

Kori shot a 249 receiving 18th place

Owen shot a 275 receiving 1st place

State Horse

Nine area youth competed in the State Horse Show.

State Horse

Youth (634) from across Minnesota competed at the State Horse Show. Area youth placed very well in their age division.

Bethanie G- 2nd place Western Showmanship, 2nd place English Equitation, 6th place English Pleasure

Rachel H- 4th place Jumping Figure 8

Josie K- 5th place Jumping Figure 8

Madellyn S- 3rd place English Pleasure

Hannah S - Horse Show Participant

Madison S- 3rd place Jumping Figure 8, 7th place Key Race

Emma T- 9th place Jumping Figure 8

Sara T.

Sara T. took first place in the Western Pleasure portion of the horse competition.

Sara T- 1st place Western Pleasure, 2nd place English Pleasure, 7th place Trail

Kylee T- 5th place Poles,6th place Jumping Figure 8,  8th place Key Race, 9th place Barrels

Northeast Livestock group

Northeast Livestock group.

Northeast Livestock Show:

There were 380 exhibitors at this year’s show. Exhibitors came from 19 counties in the Northern portion of the state. It was the 85th Annual show this year!

Alaina C- Blue Senior Goat Showmanship, Blue Dairy Market Goat

Justine D- Blue Intermediate Sheep Showmanship, Red February Ewe Lamb

Raija G- Blue Intermediate Beef Showmanship, Blue Registered Beef Junior Yearling Heifer

Thomas G- Blue Senior Swine Showmanship, Blue Market Barrow

Noelan J - Swine Showmanship Call Back, Red Market Gilt

Kody K – Non-Animal Participant

Garrett T.

Garrett T. received Grand Champion in commercial cow calf.

Garrett T- Grand Champion Commercial Beef Cow/Calf Pair, Blue Junior Showmanship

Nathan T- Blue Intermediate Beef Showmanship, Blue Commercial Beef Summer Yearling Heifer

Mallory L. and her dog, Java

Mallory L. and her dog, Java, participated in the 2019 State 4-H Dog Show.

State Dog:

Mallory L – Dog – Red Showmanship, Red Rally, Red Obedience

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