Events

 The Cooke County Junior Livestock Show is held annually. The dates for the 2020 show are as follows:

Saturday, January 4, 2020 – 9:00 am – Equine Show


Wednesday, January 8, 2020 – 8:00 am – Cattle Checked In

10:00 am – Cattle Show (Dairy, Steer, Breeding Beef Heifers)

NOON – 5:00 pm – Arrival/check-in of FCS Projects  at Landmark Bank Conference Center – 1112 East California St., Gainesville


Thursday, January 9, 2020

7:30 am – Rabbit Check-In

8:00 am – Rabbit Show (Market followed by Breeding) 

9:00 am – Lamb & Goat Weigh-In 

9:30 am – FCS Show Judging @ Landmark Bank

10:00 am –  Poultry Show             

11:00 am – Lamb Show followed by Goat Show

3:00 – 6:00 pm- FCS  Project Viewing @ Landmark Bank

4:00 pm – Swine Arrival Begins

(no unloading swine until sheep/goat departure)

6:00 – 7:00 pm – FCS Project Pick Up

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Swine Classification/Weigh-In

10:00 pm – Barn Closes: All Large Ag Mech Projects in Place


Friday, January 10, 2020

9:00 am – Swine Show

1:00 pm – Ag Mechanics Show


Saturday, January 11, 2020

10:00 am – Abilities United Show

Noon – Buyer’s Luncheon

12:30 pm – United Way Picture

1:00 pm – Premium Sale



All livestock, equine and shop project shows along with the premium sale will be held at the Cooke County Fairgrounds, 1901 Justice Center Blvd., Gainesville, TX. For a detailed time schedule, rules and entry deadlines, please see the 2020 Rule Book