Greased Pig Scramble

MONDAY, AUGUST 15th, 2022

Following the Little Miss Clarke County Fair Contest

Pigscramble Long

THE PARTICIPATION FORMS FOR ALL CONTESTS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE YOUNG MCDONALD BARN SUNDAY 12 PM – 3 PM & MONDAY FROM 10 AM – 1PM.  FORMS MUST BE TURNED IN BY 1:00 PM ON MONDAY AUGUST 15TH TO THE YOUNG MCDONALD BARN. (They can be filled out on the spot)

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. NEW FOR 2022 – YOUTH DIVISION – AGES 9 THROUGH 12 YEARS
  2. The Youth Pig Scramble is open to youth, who are actively enrolled in the Clarke County 4-H and/or FFA program, at least nine (9) years of age through twelve (12) years of age on the day of the contest. Any winner selecting to receive a monetary donation toward their 2023 Clarke County Fair Swine Project must be enrolled in a 4-H or FFA Swine Project by December 1, 2022.
  3. Contestants and parents must agree to assume responsibility for any injuries or damages resulting from participating in the contest. Parents must certify that the pig will remain in Clarke County.
  4. All who plan to enter the scramble must complete the entry and liability release forms and turn them into Young McDonald Barn no later than 1:00 PM, Monday, August 15. The committee will then review those submitted and make decisions regarding the eligibility of each prospective contestant.
  5. Each contestant must be able to provide proper facilities to adequately care for the pig and report at least once a month to their FFA Advisor or Extension Agent the progress they are making.
  6. Pigs for the scramble will weigh no more than 65 pounds.
  7. Twelve pigs will be offered in the scramble.
  8. Feed sacks to put the pigs in once they are caught must be provided by the contestants.
  9. All contestants who are scramble winners will be given the option:
    1. Take $20.00
    2. Receive a monetary donation toward their 2023 Clarke County Fair Swine Project, to be paid after the weigh in of market animals at the 2023 Clarke County Fair. Contestants cannot change their choice once entries are turned in.
    3. Pigs must be picked up within 20 minutes of the conclusion of the pig scramble and proper containment for transporting the animal is required or risk forfeiting the pig.
  10. Scramble participants will meet behind the stage following the Little Miss Clarke County Fair Contest. Once classes are divided up, there will be no changing.

 

  1. AGES 6 THROUGH 8 YEARS
  2. Contestants must be Clarke County residents or a member of a Clarke County 4-H Club and show proof of residency or membership when signing up. Contest is limited to the first 80 youth who sign up. Contestants for the youth scramble must be at least six (6) years of age through eight (8) years of age on the day of the scramble.
  3. Contestants and parents must agree to assume responsibility for any injuries or damages resulting from participating in the contest. An entry and a liability form must be signed and turned YOUNG MCDONALD BARN by Monday, August 15, 1:00 PM.
  4. Feed sacks are not needed for this contest.
  5. Contestants who catch a pig have the option to pick up their pig immediately following the scramble at the TRACK and take it home or receive $20.00. Contestants cannot change their choice once entries are turned in. If the winner chooses to take the pig, all pigs must be picked up within 20 min. of the conclusion of the scramble and proper containment for transporting the animal is required or risk forfeiting the pig.
  6. Once classes are divided up, there will be no changing.
  7. Participants must catch and hold the pig by at least one back leg to win.

 

  1. WOMEN’S- 19 YEARS AND ABOVE
  2. Contestants must be Clarke County residents and show proof of residency and proof of age when signing up. Contestants who enter the Women’s scramble must agree to assume responsibility for any injuries or damages resulting from participating in the contest. All must sign a liability release form and turn it into the YOUNG MCDONALD BARN by Monday, August 15, 1:00 PM.
  3. Feed sacks will be used in the scramble and must be provided by the contestant.
  4. Contestants who catch the pig have the option to pick up their pig immediately following the scramble at the TRACK and take it home or receive $20.00. Contestants cannot change their choice once entries are turned in. If the winner chooses to take the pig, all pigs must be picked up within 20 min. of the conclusion of the scramble and proper containment for transporting the animal is required or risk forfeiting the pig.
  5. Once classes are divided up, there will be no changing. At least four (4) women must register to compete to offer this division.

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