2019 NEO A&M Livestock Judging Camp
We are looking forward to our annual NEO A&M judging camp this summer. The camp will consist of practice sheep, beef, swine, and goat classes, in addition a large portion of time being dedicated to oral reasons. Students will be housed in campus housing with meals being provided, transportation will be provided to the NEO A&M indoor arena where the majority of the camp will take place, We are excited about camp this year and look forward to you being part of it with us. Session 1 Dates June 10-12 Session 2 Dates June 13-15 Please bring the following items to camp: Bedding Pillows Towels Sandals Soap Shampoo Toothbrush Toothpaste Deodorant Steno pad Pens/pencils Schedule Day 1 6/10 or 6/13 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check in NEO A&M Campus Suites (On the Southwest corner of campus) 9:00 a.m.
– 9:15 a.m. Welcome and introduction of instructors Ables Hall 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break into groups & Ice breakers 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Break into 3 Groups Notes/General Judging Sheep/Goats Cattle/Hogs 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 12:45 p.m. Leave for Arena 12:30 p.m. Sheep/Goat Evaluation Priority traits Example Animals Judge classes Beginners will go over notes with instructors All students will talk in their groups 4:00 p.m. Reasons 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Dinner 6:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Reasons in Ables Hall Day 2 6/11 or 6/14 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast 8:15 a.m. Leave for Cattle Classes 8:30 a.m. Priority traits Example heifer Judge classes Beginners will go over notes with instructors All Students will talk in their groups 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch 12:15 p.m. Leave for arena Reasons 2:30 p.m. Swine Evaluation Priority traits Example Animal Judge classes Beginners will go over notes with instructors All students will talk in their groups 4:00 p.m. Reasons 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Dinner 6:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Reasons & Fun Night at Arena Day 3 6/12 or 6/15 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Swine Evaluation 12:00 p.m. Lunch at Arena 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Reasons Contest followed by camp awards 4 p.m Guaranteed release time .