F-2 Greased Pig Scramble

MONDAY, AUGUST 9th, 2021

Following the Little Miss Clarke County Fair Contest

Pigscramble Long

MONDAY, AUGUST 9th, 2021

Following the Little Miss Clarke County Fair Contest

 

THE PARTICIPATION FORMS FOR ALL CONTESTS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE FAIR OFFICE SUNDAY 12 PM – 3 PM & MONDAY FROM 10 AM – 1 PM. FORMS MUST BE TURNED IN BY 1:00 PM ON MONDAY AUGUST 9TH TO THE FAIR OFFICE. (they can be filled out on the spot)

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. YOUTH DIVISION – AGES 9 THROUGH 18 YEARS
  2. The Youth Pig Scramble is open to youth, whom are actively enrolled in the Clarke County 4-H and/or FFA program, at least nine (9) years of age through eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the contest. Any winner selecting to receive a monetary donation toward their 2022 Clarke County Fair Swine Project must be enrolled in a 4-H or FFA Swine Project by December 1, 2021.
  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 the Fair Office no later than 1:00 PM, Monday, August 9. 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 2022 Clarke County Fair Swine Project, to be paid after the weigh in of market animals at the 2022 Clarke County Fair. Contestants cannot change their choice once entries are turned in.
  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.
  11.  AGES 6 THROUGH 8 YEARS
  12. 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.
  13. 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 into the Fair Office by Monday, August 9, 1:00 PM.
  14. Feed sacks are not needed for this contest.
  15. 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 $20.00Contestants 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.
  16. Once classes are divided up, there will be no changing.
  17. Participants must catch and hold the pig by at least one back leg to win.
  18. WOMEN’S- 19 YEARS AND ABOVE
  19. 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 Show Barn by Monday, August 10, 1:00 PM.
  20. Feed sacks will be used in the scramble and must be provided by the contestant.
  21. 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 $20.00Contestants 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.
  22. Once classes are divided up, there will be no changing. At least four (4) women must register to compete in order to offer this division.

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