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Dani Aiken of Grangeville was the Round Robin Grand Champion Showman at this year’s Idaho County Fair while Dylan Uhlenkott of Cottonwood was the reserve champion.
Aiken was also grand champion showman for beef with Sydney Rylaarsdam of Grangeville as reserve.
Uhlenkott was grand champion showman for market swine with Tessa Godfrey of Grangeville as reserve.
Naomi Connolley was grand champion showman for sheep with Taylor Bransford, also of Grangeville as reserve.
Davi Murphy of Kamiash was grand champion showman for rabbits with Truth Edmondson of Harpster as reserve
Aidan Acton was grand champion showman for poultry with Tucker McNeil as reserve.
Elizabeth Severns of Nezperce was grand champion showman for goats with Davi Murphy as reserve.
Rachel Stevens was grand champion for dog showmanship with Sarah Lustig as reserve.
Acton was grand champion for dog obedience with Grace Vopat of Grangeville as reserve.
Rachel Kelley of Grangeville was grand champion showman for horses with Katrina Wolfrum as reserve.
Rylaarsdam had the quality grand champion for beef with Laney Forsmann of Greencreek as reserve.
Rylaarsdam also had the breeding beef quality grand champion.
Maria Schmidt of Ferdinand had the quality market lamb grand champion with Stephen Goldman of Grangeville as reserve.
Koleen Hasselstrom of Winchester had the grand champion quality breeding ewe.
Taryn Godfrey of Grangeville had the grand champion quality market swine with Chase Kaschmitter of Cottonwood as reserve.
Morgan Pack had the grand champion quality rabbit with Rose Sherrer as reserve.
Severns also had the grand champion quality market goat with Miranda Klapprich of Cottonwood as reserve.
Tucker McNeil had the grand champion quality poultry while Aaron Forsmann was reserve champion.
In the 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Hope McIntire was the top beef judge with Lucas Wren as top swine judge and Anthony Goeckner as top sheep judge.
Molly Deford was first place overall in judging with Colby Canaday 2nd, Riley Enneking 3rd, Halle Klapprich 4th and McIntire 5th.
The outstanding FFA project award went to Tessa Godfrey of Grangeville.
In the rate of gain contest Halee Rowland had the top beef steer at 4.6 lbs. per day. Anthony Goeckner had the top market lamb at 1.16 lbs. per day and Jarom Farmer had the top market swine at 2.3 lbs. per day.
Top Livestock Record Book awards-Top Junior: Noah Behler; Top Intermediate: Tara Schlader; Top Senior: Molly DeFord.
Top Horse Record Book-Nicole Blackmer.
Top Agricultural Demonstration-Junior Division: Cole Duclos; Senior Division: Lindsey Goeckner.
4-H Herdsmanship Award-Cottonwood Saddliers& Livestock 4-H club
Top Community Service Project Poster-Lively Livestock 4-H club.
Sarah George Memorial Scholarship, given to grand champion sheep showman each year, awarded during their senior year. Hunter Connolley as 2014 and 2016 grand champions receives a $200 scholarship. Lauren Goldman, 2013 grand champion, receives a $100 scholarship.
Outstanding Angus Breeding Project-Sydney Rylaarsdam.
Outstanding Angus Market Project-Sydney Rylaarsdam.
Outstanding Hereford Project-Molly Johnson
Largest Percentage of Beef Projects-Cottonwood Saddliers.
Top Feeder Pig Project-1. Noah Behler; 2. Matt Wemhoff.
Top Overall Swine Project Award-Taryn Godfrey.
Top Overall Sheep Project-Maria Schmidt
Top Overall Beef Project-Sydney Rylaarsdam.
Top Overall Agriculture Project (Joe Enneking Award)-Rachel Kelley
Dave Klapprich Memorial Award-Kortney Sims
There were 16 Graduating Senior 4-H Coffee Mugs given out. They went to Syndey Andrews, 7 years; Bridget Beckman, 11 years; Nichole Blackmer, 9 years; Te-Moak Charley, 9 years; Hunter Connolley, 11 years; Bailie Gehring, 10 years; Darlene Gehring, 10 years; Lindsey Goeckner, 10 years; Lauren Goldman, 8 years; Stephanie Jungert, 11 years; Rachel Kelley, 10 years; Mitchel Nuxoll, 10 years; Nicole Poxleitner, 10 years; Kortney Sims, 10 years; Laina Sonnen, 11 years and Chaye Uptmor, 11 years.
Ambassador Awards went to Mitchell Nuxoll, 3 years; Bailie Gehring, 2 years; Kortney Sims, 2 years; Rachel Kelley, 1 year; Davi Murphy, 1 year and Laina Sonnen, 1 year. Murphy is the only one who will be back next year as the rest are seniors.
Dani Aiken of Grangeville was grand champion showman for steers and also Round Robin grand champion.
Sydney Rylaarsdam of Grangeville had the grand champion quality steer. She was also reserve champion showman.
Laney Forsmann of Greencreek had the reserve champion quality steer.
Taryn Godfrey had the grad champion quality hog which prior to this got a smooch from Kiss the Pig winner Mark Frei. See main page.
Chase Kaschmitter of Cottonwood had the reserve champion quality hog.
Dylan Uhlenkott of Cottonwood was grand champion showman for hogs and was Round Robin reserve champion.
Tessa Godfrey was reserve champion showman for hogs.
Maria Schmidt of Ferdinand had the grand champion quality sheep.
Stephen Goldman of Grangeville had the reserve champion quality sheep.
Taylor Bransforf was reserve champion showman for sheep.
Elizabeth Severns of Nezperce was grand champion for both quality and fitting and showing for market goats.
Miranda Klapprich of Cottonwood had the reserve champion quality market goat.
Davi Murphy of Kamiah was reserve champion showman for market goats.
Molly Johnson of Cottonwood had the top overall Hereford project.
Sheep Judging on Thursday.
Swine Judging, also on Thursday.
Poultry judging on Wednesday.