The Atascosa County Fair will be held this weekend Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3 at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds.
New this year will be two different ropings – goat and chicken. They will take place Saturday evening only in the Poteet Lions Club Arena with the books opening at 5 p.m. Entry fees are $5 per entry or $10 per team. It will award a 70 percent payback. The roping begins at 6 p.m.
The “Sonny” Domsch Memorial Prospect Steer, Heifer, Lamb and Goat Show will be held Saturday and Sunday.
It is opened to all junior livestock exhibitors who are 4-H or FFA members. While the deadlines for entering the animals has passed, participants may still enter the Home Arts – Baked, Canned & Preserved Goods; Wine; Crafts; Photography; Fine Arts Show. Those items will be on display and may be picked up on Sunday 2-3 p.m.
Check in and entry is from 8-9 a.m. with judging starting at 10 a.m.
The lamb and goat show check-ins are 8-9 a.m. and 9-1- a.m. respectively. Showmanship for lambs begins at 10 a.m. and will be followed by the lamb show. The goat showmanship and show will follow. The judge will be Dr. Billy Zanolini from College Station.
On Sunday, the checkin for heifers is 8-9 a.m. followed by steers from 9-10 a.m. The beef showmanship will be at 10 a.m. followed by the heifer and steer shows. The judge will be Jamie Osbourn, CEA from Llano County.
Please see the advertisement with schedules and more information on pages 6 and 7B.