Complete this form if you have a FFA or 4-H members planning to exhibit beef, goats, lambs, or swine in Major Livestock Show or in the Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show.
Spring Validation Tag orders are due by April 15th, which includes
Fall Validation Tag orders are due by August 15th, which includes
The cost for steer, goat, lamb, and swine tags is $20 per tag, which must be paid by the order deadline list above. Heifer UIN payment will be taken during physical validation and no payment is expected.
"Active" participation does include attending meetings, project events, and being responsible for daily care of their animal.
The 4-H club manager will be asked to confirm the 4-H members participation in the selected club(s).
Make out check to the Educational Activities Committee
Mail to 100 W Houston St, A-G-1, Sherman Texas 75909
Payment should be made to the Youth Advisory Board
Payment should be sent to:
Grayson County Livestock Validation Committee
Attention: Dr. Tamra McGaughy
100 W. Houston St., Annex G
Sherman, Texas 75090
The first opportunity will be to serve on the Grayson County Livestock Validation Committee. This committee will assist with the validation process in June and November.
The second opportunity will be to serve on the Grayson County 4-H Project Visit Taskforce. The taskforce will assist the 4-H Youth Development Agent in conducting 4-H Livestock project visits during the year.
The third opportunity will be serve on the Grayson County 4-H Livestock Project Coalition. The coalition will assist the 4-H Youth Development Agent in providing high quality educational workshops, seminars, and leader trainings for youth and volunteers in Grayson County. This group will meet a minimum of 4 times per year and host at least one educational event.
Any parent interested in serving on these three leadership groups can contact Dr. Tamra McGaughy at email@example.com for further details
By acknowledging this document, the exhibitor and
parent/guardian, recognize his/her responsibilities for the feeding and care of livestock projects throughout the feeding period and hereby
authorizes the State Validation Coordinator, supervising Agricultural Science Teacher
/County Extension Agent and the “Species Specific County Level State Validation Committee” the right to inspect your livestock project(s) at any
time during the feeding period with or without prior notice. Any exhibitor in violation of the feeding/care rule is subject to disqualification.
Animals validated for major shows may also be exhibited at other shows. Be advised, however, that if any validated animal is exhibited and
SOLD at any other show, the animal will be ineligible to show at any subsequent major show. If ownership changes, regardless of method or length
of time, that chain of animal ownership is considered broken.
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