Empire State Beef Classic May 2-4 in Hamburg

HAMBURG – The Erie County Agricultural Society, Crystalyx, Shamel Milling Co. and Hamburg Gaming are proud sponsors of the 2nd Annual Empire State Beef Classic on May 2-4 in the Showplex building on the Fairgrounds.

This is a show that is open to exhibitors of all ages and gives individuals experience prior to showing at their local county and/or state fair. The show will have a Junior Team Fitting Competition along with a Junior Skill-a-Thon Competition that will be held on May 3 along with an exhibitor dinner followed by Showmanship classes that will be held at 7 p.m. with the judge being Mike Sinon of Poughkeepsie. The open heifer show, followed by the open steer show, will be on May 4 at 10 a.m. with the judge being Shane Bedwell from Fort Collins, Colo.

The early entry deadline is April 11. Late entries will be accepted up until 10 p.m. on May 3.

For more information or an entry form please check out www.the-fairgrounds.com and click on “Year Round Events” then click on “Livestock,” where an entry form can be downloaded. You can also call the Fairgrounds at 649-3900 and an entry form can be mailed to you.