Category

Junior Intermediate Senior Notes
Age 8-11 12-14 15-18  
Station 1 Record Book Record Book Record Book All youth exhibitors must complete and bring the paper livestock record book.
Station 2 Livestock Kit Testing Livestock Kit Testing Livestock Kit Testing The existing Skillathon Kits parts (breeds, parts, reproductive systems, cuts of meat, etc.) will be identified as appropriate for different age levels-consistent across species.  Only one type will be covered each year and they will rotate.
Station 3 Quality Assurance Quality Assurance Quality Assurance The QA team of adult volunteers will select a topic relevant to the 3 GPPs that are highlighted each year. Kids will randomly select questions to answer.
Station 4 Interview about Project Interview about Project Interview about Project Youth will be asked questions related to their project's development, species, etc. Topic lists will be shared in advance.
Station 5 Skills:  Basic Animal Care Skills:  Showmanship Best Practices Skills:  Situational Word Problem Each age group will be asked to demonstrate their knowledge on an age specific skill area. Topics will be shared in advance and youth will randomly select questions to answer.

 

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