Market Steers and Dairy Cows to be entered in the 2018 Washington Town & Country Fair will be tagged on Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. A snow date of February 24, 2018 has been set if weather does not permit tagging to take place on February 17. If necessary, cancellation due to weather will be announced on the Fair’s website and Facebook page. Information will also be provided to KLPW and The Missourian. The tagging will be held at the Livestock Pavilion at the Washington City Park Fairgrounds. Exhibitors will be allowed to tag two market steers or dairy cows, but may only enter one. Market steer weight at fair time must be 1,000 to 1,450 lbs.
All Junior Exhibitors must be a member in good standing of a 4-H Club or FFA Chapter, and they must be enrolled in the project they are exhibiting. Market class Junior Exhibitors must be from Franklin or an adjoining county. Complete rules for the Junior Livestock Exhibitors will be available at the tag-in or on the Fair website after Feb. 17.
THE EXHIBITOR MUST BE PRESENT AT THE TAGGING. All exhibitors, regardless of age, MUST BE accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Relatives or friends will not be allowed to tag the animal for an exhibitor.