Calendar

The following dates and events are those hosted or approved by the Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project for qualification for the Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Sale.  Meetings include date, time, location and number of points awarded. Youth must complete a minimum of 8 educational credits in order to qualify for the sale.

For potential qualifying meetings not listed on the Meat Animal Project Website, please contact a member of the Market Livestock Sale Committee for pre-approval of meeting credit.  It is up to the exhibitor to provide documentation (agenda, brochure, etc.) regarding the event for approval.  A livestock project activity form must be signed by the event coordinator and submitted to UW-Extension for credit. Criteria used for point determination and other educational/sale requirements can be found at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/educational-requirements/.

*Denotes meeting will need a signed and completed Educational Credit Form for Out-of-County Activities.


January 2019
5                       Initial Beef Weigh-in, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, 10:00 am to 12 noon

February 2019
23                     Which One Should I Pick?, UW-Fond du Lac, Family Learning Day, 9:00 am  (2 points)
25                     Beginner (ages 8-11) Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training, UW-Fond du Lac                              room UC-113/114, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (2 points)

March 2019
4                       Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Committee, 7:30 pm, Fond du Lac County                                                               Fairgrounds
9                       *Honor Show Chow Seminar, UW Sheboygan Fine Arts Building, 8:30 am – 11:00 am. To                                              register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honor-show-chow-seminar-tickets-                                                  53109144882?aff=eac2 (2 points). Must have out-of county form.
23                    *WLBA Spring Ahead Livestock Education Sessions, Arlington (2 points)Must have out-of                                         county form.

April 2019
2                      Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Orientation, UW-FdL Prairie Theater, 7:00 pm ( 2                                    points)
15                   Initial Sheep & Meat Goat  Weigh-in & Identification, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, 5:00 pm to                                7:00 pm
15                    Swine Initial Identification Forms due to UW-Extension
15                    Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Show Camp Grant Application Due
15                    Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Scholarship Applications Due
29                    Market Livestock Committee Meeting

May 2019 

4-5                  *Sullivan Supply’s Stock Show University Beef Grad Program, Waupaca County Fairgrounds,                                   Weyauwega (4 points for 1 day, 6 points for both days).  Must have out-of county form.
11                   *
NASCO Fitting and Showmanship Clinic, Fort Atkinson, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm (
2 points for sheep,                              goat, hog clinic. 3 points for the beef).  Must have out-of county form.
14                    YQCA Training, Ripon High School, Ag Room 1110, 4:00 pm (2 points)
18                    *
1st Annual Kewaunee County 4-H Youth Livestock (Beef, Sheep, and Swine) Camp, Kewaunee                           County Fairgrounds, 8 am – 2:30 pm (3 points)
May-June      *Wisconsin Club Lamb Association Shows (2 points per show, must exhibit at show)
                                   Must have out-of county form.
May-June      *Wisconsin Show Pig Association Shows (2 points per show, must exhibit at show)
                                   Must have out-of county form.

June 2019
8-9                 *
WLBA/Purina Livestock Show Camp, Wisconsin State Fair Grounds (6 points)
                                   Must have out-of county form.

July 2019
16                   Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Final Weigh-in, 10 am to 12 noon
17                   Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Shows

8:00 am   Market Swine, Breeding Swine, Bred and Owned, Showmanship
1:00 pm   Market Beef, Breeding Stock Beef, Bred and Owned, Showmanship
4:30 pm   Market Goat, Bred and Owned, Showmanship
6:00 pm   Market Sheep, Breeding Sheep, Bred and Owned, Showmanship

18                    Market Livestock Sale 
24                    
Swine Carcass Contest, 7:00 pm, Loehr’s Meat Market, Campbellsport
25                    Beef & Sheep Carcass Contest, 7:00 pm, Brandon Meats, Brandon

August 2019
1-11              
 *Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI (2 points, must exhibit livestock project). Must have out-of                               county form.

September 2019
6                     
Market Livestock Project Records due to UW-Extension
15                   Market Livestock Project Committee Applications due to Fond du Lac County Fair 


For additional Livestock Project Educational Opportunities, please see project calendars for neighboring counties:

Calumet County Market Livestock Project
Dodge County Market Livestock Project
Green Lake County Market Livestock Project
Sheboygan County Market Livestock Project
Washington County Market Livestock Project

For additional YQCA training dates across the state, please visit:
https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/youthlivestock/.

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