Local Students Win at Fort Worth Stock Show
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - GILMER FFA members from GILMER, competed in the AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS PROJECT WINNING 1ST PLACE in the Junior LIVESTOCK FEEDING/WATERING EQUIPMENT Show at the 2013 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on JANUARY 19TH. The 2013 Show is proud to be hosting nearly 10,000 junior exhibitors from across Texas, competing for prizes and $107,445.00 in premiums.
Since 1896, the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo has remained a prominent figure in the livestock industry. The nation’s oldest livestock show will see a record of over 25,000 head of world-class livestock roll through “cowtown” between January 18 - February 9. While the show is continually looking ahead, the focus on the livestock industry and our youth is unwavering.
“One of the Show’s main priorities is our commitment to the livestock industry and the agriculture leaders of tomorrow,” said Bradford S. Barnes, President and General Manager of the Fort Worth Stock Show. “Junior exhibitors learn many valuable life lessons during their years of showing livestock, which will serve them well throughout their lives. Our Show ensures a progressive future for agriculture by assisting in the development and education of 4-H and FFA students.”
The 117th edition of the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo offers visitors a chance to experience the unique western lifestyle along with a one-of-a-kind combination of history, tradition and Western heritage. For more information and a detailed daily schedule, visit www.fwssr.com. This thing is legendary.