Pork Spectacular
Date: June 17 – 18, 2017
Location: Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, Turlock, CA

** New this year – First Time Exhibitors receive HALF-OFF their entry fees and a one-year free membership to California Pork Producers Association.**

** CPPA’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Banquet will be held on June 17th. For information & to register click here. **

General Rules and Information

  1. Must be 21 years or younger as of January 1, 2017.
  2. All exhibitors must be a CPPA Junior Member in good standing or pay the increased entry fee.
  3. All exhibitors must have a Premise ID.
  4. All exhibitors must be Youth PQA Plus® certified.
  5. Entry Deadline: Postmarked by June 1st
  6. Entries are non-refundable.
  7. Entry Fees: CPPA Member $35.00/entry, Non-Member: $45.00/entry, Late fee: Additional $25.00/entry
  8. All hogs must be checked in by 10:00 am Saturday. If exhibitor is late, a charge of $50 per hour will be charged and may not be able to show.
  9. CPPA reserves the right to refuse any entry.

Junior Gilt Show

  1. Show will be broken into: All Other Breeds, Duroc, Hampshire, Yorkshire & Crossbred
  2. Purebred Gilts – Registrations papers required at check-in. Those without registration papers will show as a Crossbred.
  3. Crossbred Gilts – Entries will be weighed and classes will be broken down by weight. Crossbred gilts must weigh 375 pounds or less, and must weigh back within 15 pounds (plus or minus) of their declared weight. The top three gilts in each class will be weighed during the show. No minimum weight. Official weight cards for Crossbred Gilts must be submitted to show management by noon Saturday.
  4. Official weight cards for Crossbred Gilts must be submitted to show management by noon Saturday.
  5. Premiums:
    • Champion Gilt: $500 and Belt Buckle
    • Reserve Champion Gilt: $400
    • 3rd Overall: $300, 4th Overall: $200, and 5th Overall: $100
    • Division champions will be awarded engraved/embroidered awards
    • Class winners: 1st $50; 2nd: $40; 3rd, 4th, and 5th awarded prizes.
    • This is NOT a terminal show.

Junior Barrow Show

  1. Show will be broken into: All Other Breeds, Duroc, Hampshire, Yorkshire & Crossbred
  2. Entries will be weighed and classes will be broken down by weight. Barrows must weigh 290 pounds or less, and must weigh back within 15 pounds (plus or minus) of their declared weight. The top three barrows in each class will be weighed during the show. No minimum weight. Official weight cards must be submitted to show management by noon Saturday.
  3. Official weight cards must be submitted to show management by noon Saturday.
  4. Premiums
    • Champion Barrow: $500 and Belt Buckle
    • Reserve Champion Barrow: $400
    • 3rd Overall: $300, 4th Overall: $200, and 5th Overall: $100
    • Division champions will be awarded engraved/embroidered awards.
    • Class winners: 1st $50; 2nd: $40; 3rd, 4th, and 5th awarded prizes.
    • This is NOT a terminal show.

California Bred & Fed (CBF) Division

  1. Hog must have been bred by a California hog producer, raised, and fed in California.
  2. All CBF entries are to provide a receipt of their purchase from a California breeder upon check-in. Failure to provide a receipt will disqualify the animal from this division. If the show management should question the origin of the animal, further documentation may be required from the breeder (litter sheet, photos, etc.). Any exhibitor found to fraudulently enter their hog into this division will be disqualified with no refund of entry fees and be banned from any further participation in CPPA sponsored events.
  3. The top CBF hogs from each division will be selected to determine the Champion and Reserve CBF Gilt and Champion and Reserve CBF Barrow.
  4. An overall Supreme and Reserve Supreme CBF will be selected.
  5. Premiums:
    1. Supreme Champion CBF: Exiss Popper
    2. Reserve Supreme CBF: $500

Click here to download the 2017 schedule and event information.

Click here to download the 2017 entry form.