Stock Show U Fitting Clinic & Contest
February 23, 2018
12:00 Noon – Sullivan Supply Stock Show U Livestock Center, Livestock Center Lower Sale Arena
2:30 PM – Sullivan Supply/Stock Show U Team Fitting Contest, Barn 18H

Judging Contest

2018 Contest Information Entries

1. The contest will be open to both 4-H and FFA teams. There will be both team and individual competition. Teams will consist of no more than four members, with the top three scores representing the total team score. All team members will be eligible for individual competition.
2. A team or individual may be entered in either the 4-H or FFA division, but not both.
3. A contestant must be a 4-H or FFA member to be eligible.
4. Entry fee must be paid at registration.

Contest Format
1. There will be three to four placings classes. Heifers and steers of any age from as many breeds as possible will be used for the classes.
2. There will be 10 questions asked on each of two to three classes.
3. Each class will be 10-12 minutes in length.
4. The officials will be a committee of three, to be announced at the contest.

Schedule of Events
8:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Contest

The livestock judging contest is organized by Lee Denzer and the Blawk Hawk East Livestock Judging Team. Please contact Lee Denzer at (309) 854-1141 or with questions.

2017 Contest Results

4-H Junior Division – Top 10 Individuals:
1st – Anna Webel, 2nd – Preston Rhode,
3rd – Morgan Richardson, 4th – Dellana Muck, 5th – Chase Travis, 6th – Ty Knodle,
7th – Lizzie Schafer, 8th – Aidyn Barber,
9th – Abby Muck, 10th – Kyle Engel

4-H Division – Top 10 Individuals Overall:
1st – Emma Richardson,
2nd – Case Hennenfent, 3rd – Seth Mitchell, 4th – Halee Hendel, 5th – Keaton Stoller,
6th – Bryce Hayden, 7th – Anna Webel,
8th – Mackenzie Burgin, 9th – Jared Rouse, 10th – Trace Fidler

4-H Division Top Team:
El Paso – Keaton Stoller, Nash Stoller,
Tucker Schlipf, and Sawyer Schlipf;
Coach – Riley Allspach

FFA Division – Top 10 Individuals Overall:
1st – Brady Haschemeyer, 2nd – Cody Knuffman, 3rd – Marshall Tarr, 4th – Brayden Freeman, 5th – Amber Mies, 6th – Austin Reed, 7th – Ty Drach, 8th – Jake Bohnsack, 9th – Hannah Longfelt, 10th – Matt Drendel

FFA Division Top Team:
Liberty/Central FFA – Brady Haschmeyer, Reid Allen, Cody Knuffman, and Brayden Freeman; Coach – Cheyenne Starman


2018 Contest Information – Saturday, February 24, 2018 – Covered Warm-Up Arena
11:30 AM – Registration
12:00 noon – Contest
2:30-3:00 PM – Results

The Skillathon has two age divisions: Junior (ages 10-14), and Senior (ages 14-18).

Junior Contest Schedule
1st – Stations: Feed Identification, Equipment Identification, Beef Breeds 2nd – Test: Identification of Parts

Senior Contest Schedule
1st – Test: Sire Summary 2nd – Stations: Meats, Feed, Equipment, Breeds

For questions regarding the Skillathon, please contact Ryan Orrick at (217) 234-5208 or

2017 Contest Results

Junior Skillathon Winners
1st – Chase Travis of Olney, 2nd – Katelyn Engel of Galesburg,
3rd – Marshall Tarr of Newton, 4th – Jack Link of Knoxville,
5th – Laney Stephens of West Salem

Senior Skillathon Winners
1st – Nicholas Torrance of Macomb,
2nd – Brayden Freeman of Winchester, 3rd – Cody Knodle of Fillmore, 4th – Wyatt Ferguson of Charleston, 5th – Russell Hilliard of Cisne