4-H County Council sponsoring IJBBA Open Cattle Show

Washington County 4-H County Council will be sponsoring an IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show on Saturday, April 28, at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21. To exhibit at this show, there are no requirements be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H. However, members of the IJBBA will receive points. To see all IJBBA show rules visit This is a great opportunity for youth to compete against youth from other counties, work more with their cattle, gain experience and have fun.

Check-in will be from 8-9:30 a.m. The show will begin at 11 a.m. There is an entry fee. Pre-registration guarantees a T-shirt per exhibitor. Make checks payable to Washington County Extension Office, 2223 250th St. Washington, IA 52353.

Supreme Champion will receive $250 and Reserve Champion will receive $150 for both market and breeding animals. All 1st-3rd place in the class will have cash awards.

Health papers are required on all animals. If intending to show in a breed division registration papers are required. Generators are recommended, but not required. In conjunction with this event will be a Pancake Breakfast from 7:00-10:30 a.m. in the lower level of Dallmeyer Hall on the fairgrounds.

If you have would like to register, donate to the event or have any additional questions please contact Amy Green at 319-653-4811. Registration forms are available at