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Spotlight on Quality Sale and Junior Show

Spotlight on Quality 2023

Sale, Annual Meeting, Junior Show

October 27th-29th

****  Location: Merced County Fairgrounds  ****

900 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Merced, CA 95341

 Click Here for Sale Catalog

Click Here for Junior Show Entry Form

 * Schedule *

Friday, October 28th

  • Process Sale Animals -  by 5:00 p.m.

  • Barn Party 

  • Board of Director Meeting following dinner

Saturday, Oct. 29th

  • Jr. Arrival Deadline - 9:30 a.m.

  • Sale Cattle Show - 10:30 a.m.

  • SOQ Sale - 1:00 p.m.

  • Social Hour - 6:00 p.m.

  • Annual Dinner & CSBA Meeting - 7:00 p.m.


Sunday, October 30th

  • Junior Show - 9:30 a.m.

 SWEEPSTAKES (animals purchased in 2023 sale) - NO CHARGE FOR CLASS
SHOWMANSHIP (Age as of January 1, 2023; fitting not required)
Senior (16-21)
Intermediate (12-15)
Junior (9-11)
Pee-Wee (6-8)
Side Kick (under 8 - comes in ring with older exhibitor)
BULLS - must be bred & owned (under 2 years)
FEMALES - cows must have calf at side
Shorthorn Plus

Entries for the Junior Show for Sunday will be available at a later date.

Heifers and steers that are purchased in the sale can enter the junior show at the early entry fee rate right after the sale.

**Heifer Entry Form, Steer Entry Form, Sale Rules**

if you wish to enter your sale heifers online, please complete the google form.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites 

151 S Parsons Ave

Merced, CA 95341



Other hotels in area:

Hampton Inn & Suites

225 S Parsons Ave

Merced, CA 95340



TownePlace Suites by Marriott

229 S Parsons Ave

Merced, CA 95341



There are also RV spots at the Fairgrounds (hook-ups and no hook-ups).

Please contact Amanda McKeith ([email protected] or 209-769-7565) if interested in RV spots so she can book them with the fair.


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