Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Kearney, Nebraska

February 18-26, 2017

2017 PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 18

  • 10am–6pm:
  • NEW! Rustic Cowboy Mercantile
    Located in Commercial Trade Show Area; Special Displays for Opening Weekend, including unique Antiques.
  • 8:30am:
  • All Horses in East Arena
  • 8:30–9:30am:
  • Ranch Horse Evaluation
  • 10am:
  • Ranch Horse Versatility
  • 2pm:
  • Team & Open Roping Preview
  • 5pm:
  • Ranch Rodeo
  • 7:30pm:
  • NEW! Draft Horse Feed Teams Race

ALL events for Sale Horses Only. Sale Horses will be stalled in the Ag Pavilion Dirt Arena.

Sunday, February 19

  • 8am:
  • Cowboy Church (Auction Block)
    Includes Live Music.
  • 9:30am:
  • Working Cow Horse Competition
  • 10am–6pm:
  • NEW! Rustic Cowboy Mercantile
    (Located in Commercial Trade Show Area)
  • 2pm:
  • Ranch Horse Sale

Monday, February 20

  • 8am:
  • Ag Pavilion Only - Cattle Stalls Open
  • 8:30am–2pm:
  • National Cattledog Association Trial
  • 10am–4pm:
  • NEW! Career Fair
  • Noon:
  • Cattlemen at the Classic Luncheon
  • 7pm:
  • East Arena Cattle Stalls Available

Tuesday, February 21

Cattlemen & Consumers Day at the Classic

  • 8:30 am-2pm:
  • NEW! FCS/Prostart “Cookin’ at the
    Classic” Beef Culinary Contest
  • 11am–2pm:
  • FREE Come & Get YourCommercial Deals
    Have fun in the Commercial Trade Show & get Classic Cash to be used throughout the week. This is the only time to get 2017 Classic Cash.
  • 12pm:
  • FREE Cattlemen’s Lunch in the Commercial Trade Show
  • 2pm:
  • Classic Steak Cook Off (open to all) Teams check–in
  • 6pm:
  • Classic Steaks turned in to judges
  • 5pm:
  • "Battle of the Breeds” in the show ring
    Enjoy Beef samples and a social.
  • 5pm:
  • "Wine, Wheels & Heels”
    Socialize and take pictures with some specialty vehicles from the past. Displays by the Classic Car Collection.

Wednesday, February 22

Youth Education Tours, FFA Day

  • 10am:
  • Hereford Show
  • 10am:
  • Red Angus Show
  • 11am:
  • Polled Hereford Show
  • 1:30pm:
  • Hereford Sale
  • 2pm:
  • Polled Hereford Sale
  • 3pm:
  • Red Angus Sale
  • 3:30pm:
  • NEW! Cattlemen's Used Equipment Auction
    Sale features by Classic Exhibitors.
  • 5pm:
  • Kuhn Knight Cattlemen's Social

Thursday, February 23

  • 8:30am:
  • Angus Show
  • 8:30am:
  • Simmental Show
  • 10am:
  • Charolais Show
  • 10am:
  • Limousin Show
  • 10:30am:
  • Gelbvieh Show
  • 12:30pm:
  • Angus Sale
  • 1:30pm:
  • Simmental Sale
  • 2:30pm:
  • Charolais Sale
  • 3:30pm:
  • Limousin Sale
  • 4pm:
  • Gelbvieh Sale
  • 6:30pm:
  • Cattlemen's Social
  • 7pm:
  • Royal Ice Sale
    Don't miss the elite genetic packages offered for sale in the Royal Ice Sale!

Friday, February 24

  • 9am:
  • Shorthorn Show
  • 10am:
  • Maine Anjou Show
  • 11am:
  • Chianina Show
  • 11:30am:
  • Classic Open Bull & Heifer Show
  • 1pm:
  • Shorthorn Sale
  • 1:30pm:
  • Maine Anjou Sale
  • 2pm:
  • Chianina Sale
  • 2:30pm:
  • Classic Open Bull & Heifer Sale
  • 4pm:
  • Replacement Heifer Pen of 5 Sale
  • 6pm:
  • Junior Stalls Posted
  • 6–9pm:
  • Junior Check–In
  • 7pm:
  • Sullivan Stock Show
  • 7:30pm:
  • NEW! Used Show Equipment Swap Meet

Saturday, February 25

  • 7am-2:30pm:
  • Judging Contest
    (Exhibit Bldg. & Extension Bldg.)
  • Judging Contest Schedule
    • 7am:
    • Registration (Extension Bldg.)
    • 8am:
    • Contest Begins
    • 2pm:
    • Judging Contest Official Placing
    • 2:30pm:
    • Youth Division Awards
      (All Awards in Extension Bldg.)
  • 7-8am:
  • Junior Show Check-In
    (Stafford Arena)
  • 12pm:
  • Fancy Heifer Show & Parade of Prospect Steers
  • 12:30pm:
  • Prospect Steer & Heifer Scholarships Award Presentations (Auction Block)
  • 12:45pm:
  • Fancy Heifer Sale followed by the Steers
  • 2pm:
  • Showmanship–Blow n Go*
    * There will be two rings for showmanship. South Ring will be Junior; North Ring will be Intermediate. Senior Division will follow the Intermediate in the North Ring. Senior Finals will use the entire ring. (We will work to have Showmanship complete by 6 pm, in the event that Senior Showmanship is not finished we will resume after Supreme Row.)
  • 6pm:
  • Premiere Heifer Selection
    (All heifers purchased at the 2016 Classic Sales will compete in this class. There will be prizes for all youth.)
  • 7pm:
  • Supreme Row Judging

Sunday, February 26

Junior Shows (2 rings)

  • 8:30am:
  • Breeding Heifers
  • 9am:
  • Market Heifers (followed by Steers)

Saturday, February 18 – Saturday, February 25

  • 10am–6pm:
  • Commercial Trade Show
    & Classic Marketplace

Wednesday, February 22 – Saturday, February 25

  • 10am–6pm:
  • Live Cattle Displays

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