Pottawatomie County Junior Livestock Show

 

2017 Pottawatomie County Junior Livestock Show

February 28 - March 3, 2017
Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center 

Questions? Call 273.6092

Aims and Purposes of the Pottawatomie County Jr. Livestock Show

  • Create and nurture an appreciation for agriculture, rural values and the free enterprise system.
  • Pay tribute to the honor and dignity of work.
  • Develop leadership, responsibility, citizenship, discipline, and a keen sense of fair play among Oklahoma's 4-H and FFA youth.
  • Reward young people for pursuit of excellence and recognize their achievements.
  • Expose young people to business principles and the financial realities of risk taking.
  • Afford Oklahoma’s 4-H and FFA youth an enjoyable, rewarding, and educational experience in the care, feeding, selection and improvement of livestock.
  • Encourage 4-H and FFA youth to employ a  practical, commonsense approach to the selection, purchase, and fitting of their livestock.
  • Provide opportunities for families to draw closer to and be supportive of their children.
  • Prepare our youth for the responsibilities of parenthood by allowing them to be solely responsible for the food, shelter, and welfare of their livestock project.
  • Create opportunities for business leaders and 4-H and FFA youth to spend time together.
  • Provide our county with an event of state stature and significance to 4-H and FFA youth.
  • Provide a showcase for outstanding young people, using state of the art technology to produce and exhibit livestock of exemplary quality. 

Randy GilbertRandy Gilbert, Chairman

Gilbert & Sons Trucking
40610 Benson Park 
Tecumseh, OK  74873
405 275-4549