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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

May 15, 2023

Dr. Bob Hines Kansas Swine Classic

Submitted by Lexie Hayes

The 2023 Dr. Bob Hines Kansas Swine Classic is scheduled for June 30-July 1 at the Riley County Fairgrounds in CiCo Park in Manhattan. This two-day event includes an educational swine skillathon, photography contest, showmanship, and a prospect and market hog show. It is open to all Kansas youth ages 7-18 as of January 1, 2023.

Online entries are required at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bw2um6xiuu9Degm. Checks to accompany entry receipt must be postmarked by June 15, 2023. Outlined below is a schedule of this year’s program.

Friday, June 30
8:30 a.m. Barn open for arrival
Noon All pigs in place
1 p.m. Swine photo check-in by the show ring
1 – 3 p.m. Swine Skillathon in the show ring
4 p.m. Ice cream party by the show ring
5:30 p.m. Showmanship contests

Saturday, July 1
8 a.m. Prospect Pig Show followed by Barrow and Gilt Market Pig Show

For more information, contact Joel DeRouchey (785-532-2280; jderouch@ksu.edu) or Lexie Hayes (785-532-1264; adhayes@ksu.edu)