All Equine, Livestock, Ag Mechanic/Shop & Abilities United Shows will take place at the Cooke County Fairgrounds, 1901 Justice Center Blvd., Gainesville, TX. The FCS Show will be held at First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX The Premium Sale will be held at the Cooke County Fairgrounds  

Monday, January 2, 2023

09:00 AM
Equine Show Check-in
10:00 AM
Equine Show Begins

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

08:00 AM
Beef Heifer & Dairy Heifer Check-in; Steer Weigh-in
Location: Cooke County Fairgrounds

Beef & Dairy Heifers - Check-in at registration table near office at Southeast corner of show barn.

Steers weigh-in at scales located at the Southwest corner of the show barn

10:00 AM
Dairy Cattle Show
10:00 AM
Poultry Check-in
Location: Southeast end of show barn

Check-in of all Broiler pens and Breeding poultry.

11:00 AM
Market Steer Show

(or at the completion of the Dairy Cattle Show)

12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
FCS Drop off/check-in
Location: First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX
12:00 PM
Poultry Show

Breeding followed by Market Broilers

01:00 PM
Breeding Beef Heifer Show

(or at the conclusion of the Market Steer Show)

Thursday, January 5, 2023

07:30 AM
Rabbit Check-in
Location: Southeast corner of show barn
08:00 AM
Rabbit Show

Meat Pens (Market) followed by Breeding Rabbits

08:00 AM
Lamb & Goat Weigh-in/Classification

Lamb weigh-in first, followed by Goats
Scales will be located at the Southwest corner of the show barn

09:00 AM
FCS Show Judging
Location: First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX
10:00 AM
Lamb Show

Breeding Lambs, followed by Market Lambs

12:00 PM
Goat Show

Dairy, followed by Breeding, followed by Market Goats

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
FCS Show Viewing
Location: First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX
04:00 PM
Swine Arrival Begins

(no unloading swine until conclusion of the goat show)

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Swine Classification/Weigh-in

Weigh-in Order:
1. All 4-H Club Entries
2. Callisburg FFA
3, Era FFA
4. Gainesville FFA
5. Lindsay FFA
6. Muenster FFA
7. Valley View FFA

Friday, January 6, 2023

09:00 AM
Swine Show

Breeding Swine, followed by Market Swine

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
FCS Viewing
Location: First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesvillem, TX
10:00 AM
Shop/Ag Mechanics Projects in Place
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
FCS Project Pick-up
Location: First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX

All FCS entries must be picked up. Any projects not picked up will be sent with FCCLA Sponsor and/or 4-H Extension Agent. Please have your claim check with you to pick up your entries.

01:00 PM
Shop/Ag Mechanics Show

Saturday, January 7, 2023

12:00 PM
Supporter's/Buyers Luncheon

Luncheon is for registered buyers and sponsors of the Cooke County Jr. Livestock Show

12:30 PM
United Way Group Photo

All 2023 exhibitors should assemble in the bleachers on the east side of the show ring for a group photo. Exhibitors are encouraged to wear their 2023 Jr. Livestock Show t-shirt.

01:00 PM
Premium Sale