The AKSARBEN Stock Show hosts the nation’s largest 4-H only Stock Show. Open to all 4-H exhibitors from a 10 state region including; Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, & Wyoming.
- To be eligible to exhibit at the AKSARBEN 4-H Stock Show the 4-H member must be at least 10 years of age by January 1 of the current year, and must meet the requirement for exhibition as set by 4-H offices for state and interstate shows in the state of 4-H membership.
- 4-H members having completed their membership eligibility in a state are ineligible to enter the AKSARBEN 4-H Stock Show as a member of another state.
- Horse exhibitors must be 12 years of age by January 1 of the current year.
- Only 4-H exhibitors from the following ten states are eligible: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.
- There will be no discrimination at the show because of race, color or national origin.
- No exhibitor shall be eligible to compete, or having competed, be eligible to win a premium, if he/she has been disqualified from competition in a show belonging to the North American Livestock Show & Rodeo Managers’ Association, or has had a premium withheld or withdrawn on the grounds of rule violation involving misrepresentation, fraud of deception, practiced or attempted.
ELIGIBILITY OF ANIMALS
- Exhibits must have been fed and continuously owned by a 4-H Club member under the rules of Cooperative Extension of their state, and meet the Rules and Regulations of the Show.
- A market animal that has been declared Grand Champion or Reserve Grand Champion at a major state or interstate 4-H or FFA show is ineligible to show at AKSARBEN. This includes Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.
- An animal that becomes wild and uncontrollable during the show may be declared ineligible by the Division Superintendent.
- Any animal that is not shown by either its owner or an approved substitute showman is not eligible to be entered in the auction and must forfeit any premiums earned.
For full Eligibility requirements and all rules and premiums for AKSARBEN see the Premium Book