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Updated 4-H schedule for the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition

A girl spends time with her sheep during a quiet moment at Exhibition.
A girl spends time with her sheep during a quiet moment at Exhibition. - File image

There were some errors in the 4-H exhibition schedule originally provided to the Truro News.

4-H showing begins Tuesday morning, with competition in both the MacMillan Show Centre and the Agridome. It continues on Wednesday in the show centre.

The correct schedule for Tuesday, August 21

MacMillan Show Centre

7-8 a.m. - Light Horse Warm-up

8-8:30 a.m. - Mini Horse Warm-up

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Senior Light Horse Showmanship

Junior Light Horse Showmanship

Champion Light Horse Showmanship

Junior Miniature Horse Showmanship

Senior Miniature Horse Showmanship

Champion Miniature Horse Showmanship

English Compulsory Classes: Senior Equitation, Junior Equitation, Champion Equitation

English Optional Classes: Pleasure, Dressage, Road Hack, Hunter Hack

Western Compulsory Classes: Senior Equitation, Junior Equitation, Champion Equitation

Western Optional Classes: Pleasure, Reining, Trail, Poles

Light Horse Driving

Miniature Horse Pleasure Driving

Miniature Horse Poles

6 p.m. Tug of War Preliminaries

6:30 p.m. Dairy Showmanship

Senior Showmanship

Junior Showmanship

Champion Dairy Showmanship

Junior Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Other

Intermediate Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Other

Senior Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Other

Summer Yrlg Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Other

Junior Yearling Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Other

Champion Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Other

Champion Calf

Agridome

8 a.m. - Dog Classes – Junior Handling, Senior Handling, Junior Novice Obedience, Senior Novice Obedience, Intermediate Novice Obedience, Junior Pre-Novice Obedience, Senior Pre-Novice Obedience

9:30 a.m. - Cavy Showmanship - Junior Showmanship, Champion Cavy Showmanship, Cavy Conformation, Champion Cavy

10 a.m. - Clipping Animal Selection Sheep, Goat & Beef; Evaluations begin

10 a.m. - Rabbit Showmanship - Senior Showmanship, Junior Showmanship, Champion Rabbit Showmanship, Rabbit Conformation, Junior Doe, Senior Doe, Junior Buck, Senior Buck, Pet Rabbit, Champion Rabbit

12:30 p.m. - Tug of War Weigh-ins

1 p.m. - Clipping Evaluation Forms Due

1-4 p.m. - Clipping Competitions Begin - Beef, Sheep, Goat

3:30 p.m. - Fashion Show Rehearsal

4:30 p.m.-  Fashion Show

5 p.m. -  Clipping Competitions Showmanship

Outside Ring

4:30p.m. -  Tractor Driving 

McMillan Show Centre – under the bleachers

11 a.m. - Bake Off

Noon - Floral Arranging (30 mins)

Noon- Great Outdoors

12:30 p.m. – Photography (10 mins/person)

1 p.m. - Scrapbooking

1:30 p.m. - Vegetable Preparation (15 mins)

2 p.m. - Cake Decorating

Wednesday, August 22

MacMillan Show Center

7–8:30 a.m. –Livestock Warm-Up

8- 9 a.m. - Tug of War Weigh-ins

8:30 a.m. - Goat Conformation - Milking Doe, Dry Yearling, Doeling, Champion Doe, Chevon

8:30 a.m. -Poultry Classes - Junior Poultry Showmanship, Senior Poultry Showmanship, Champ Poultry Showmanship, Conformation – in 4-H Barn

Waterfowl Classes - Senior Waterfowl Showmanship, Junior Waterfowl Showmanship, Champ Waterfowl Showmanship, Conformation – in 4-H Barn

10 a.m. - Dairy Clipping Calves Assigned and Evaluation

Sheep Classes - Senior Showmanship, Junior Showmanship, Champion Showmanship, Ewe Lamb, Suffolk, Ewe Lamb Dorset, Ewe Lamb Other Purebred, Ewe Lamb Other (not purebred), Ram Lamb, 2nd year Sheep, Champion Sheep

11 a.m. - Beef Showmanship - Senior Showmanship, Junior Showmanship, Champion Showmanship

12:30 p.m. - Tug of War Semi Finals

12:30 p.m. - Dairy Clipping Evaluation Forms Due

12:30– 3:30 p.m. - Dairy Clipping Competition, Clipping Time

1 p.m. -Beef Conformation - Jr/Int /Sr Simmental, Int /Sr Angus, Jr/Int/Sr Limousin, Int/Sr Other Purebred Beef, Int/Sr Replacement heifer, Champion Beef

3 p.m. - Goat Showmanship- Junior Showmanship, Senior Showmanship, Champion Showmanship

3:30 p.m. - Dairy Clipping Competition Showmanship

3:45 p.m. -  Champion Livestock Showmanship

4:30p.m. - Tug of War Finals

5 p.m. - Club Parade & Trophy Presentations

6 p.m. Sponsor Reception, under stands in McMillan Show Center.

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