Contest Information



Showmanship is the ability to present you and your animal in the best form possible. It is the appearance, the presentation, and the knowledge of your animal and the beef industry. Showmanship begins long before you arrive at the show and is dependent on hard work and practice with your animal.

Time Allotted:
There is not time range in this contest, each class length is determined by the judge of the contest.

Your own cattle entry that is entered in your name at the show at which you are participating, show stick, scotch comb, number harness

Jeans, closed toed leather shoes, and a belt.  Exhibitors are required to wear official shirt provided.

Class breaks will be posted outside of the show office.  At the National Classic, the Top 20 Showman of each age division are selected by the judge, the official places will be announced at contest.

Exhibitors must use their own animal and must use the same animal for all phases of the contest. Showmanship is a dry contest, meaning your animal cannot be fitted.

Additional Resources

Sure Champ Cattle Showmanship Tips Video