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Youth Earn 4-H Herdsman, Showmanship Awards at N.D. State Fair

The contestants must show each of five livestock species.

Youth were recognized in the 4-H Round Robin livestock showmanship event held at the 2015 North Dakota State Fair in Minot.

The Round Robin events consist of the top two showmanship participants from the beef, dairy, goat, sheep and swine shows during the fair. The contestants show each of the five species in the Round Robin event. Judges evaluate their skills in showing the animals.

The recipients of the top herdsman and showmanship awards by county were:


  • Madison Rotenberger, Ludlow, S.D., Sheep Herdsman
  • Colbey Steeke, Rhame, champion, Senior Overall Showman


  • Bradyn Klym, Dunn Center, and Joey Fridrich, Dickinson, Dairy Herdsman


  • Sidney Anderson, Milnor, reserve champion, Intermediate Overall Showman
  • Lindsey Galbreath, Enderlin, reserve champion, Junior Overall Showman
  • Jamie Geyer, Lisbon, Goat Herdsman; champion, Junior Overall Showman
  • Kendra Myers, Kathryn, champion, Overall Intermediate Showman
  • Kylee Myers, Kathryn, reserve champion, Senior Overall Showman


  • Sara Hatlewick, Jamestown, Beef Herdsman


  • Schaefer Family, Des Lacs, Swine Herdsman

NDSU Agriculture Communication - July 27, 2015

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Source:Dean Aakre, (701) 852-4974,
Writer:Jackie Buckley, (701) 391-7113,
Editor:Ellen Crawford, (701) 231-5391,
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