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R65. Agriculture and Food, Marketing and Development.

Rule R65-8. Management of the Junior Livestock Show Appropriation.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R65-8-1. Authority.

A. Promulgated under authority of Subsections 4-2-103(1)(i) and 4-2-103(1)(m) for the management of the Junior Livestock Show Appropriation.

B. It is the intent of these rules to regulate the following elements:

1. Establishment of a forum to carry out the intent of these rules

2. Participation in the appropriation

3. Establishment of official show dates and entry deadlines

4. Equitable distribution of the appropriation

5. Maintenance of administrative control of the fund

R65-8-2. Establishment of a Forum.

A. There is established a Utah Junior Livestock Show Association to be composed of the President, or the President's representative, of each of the Junior Livestock Shows that are currently participating in the appropriation. The President of each show, or the President's representative, may vote on issues at the annual meeting.

B. The Association will hold an annual meeting to conduct the business associated with carrying out the intent of these rules. The meeting will be held at a time decided upon by the officers.

C. The Association will conduct an election during even numbered years to elect a Vice-President and Secretary. The Vice-President will succeed the President on even numbered years. The Treasurer function will be carried out by the Commissioner's designated liaison to the Association as contained in R65-8-6.

D. The President of each participating show, or the President's representative, will attend the annual meeting or submit a written explanation for non-attendance to the President of the Association.

E. Representatives from at least one-third of the member shows will constitute a quorum for conducting business at the annual meeting.

F. Membership dues will be set by the officers of the Association, but may not exceed $50.00 per year, payable at the annual meeting. Allocations from the show fund may not be used to pay dues.

R65-8-3. Participation in the Appropriation.

A. Junior Livestock Shows which are not currently participating in the appropriation but who would like to participate must submit a request in writing to the President of the Association. This request will be acted on at the next annual meeting.

B. Any resident of the state who is a 4-H or FFA member and who meets the age requirements of the specific show must be allowed to participate in any show receiving funds under the terms of these rules.

R65-8-4. Establishment of Official Show Dates and Entry Deadlines.

A. By November 15 of each year, each show will submit, on an official form provided, all entrance requirements, including show dates, entry deadlines, and livestock ownership requirements. These documents will be filed with the Secretary for compilation into an official notice of show dates, entry deadlines and ownership requirements for distribution to the members.

R65-8-5. Equitable Distribution of Appropriation.

A. The association will be responsible for developing and maintaining an official formula for distribution of the appropriation. This formula will be filed with the Treasurer for general review, and will be used to develop the allotment for each show.

R65-8-6. Maintenance of Administrative Control of the Fund.

A. The Commissioner will designate a department employee as liaison to the Association. This designee will act as Association Treasurer and will insure, on behalf of the Commissioner, that the fund is being managed according to Legislative intent.


exhibitions, livestock

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

June 23, 2016

Notice of Continuation

February 29, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

4-2-103(1)(i); 4-2-103(1)(m)

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R65, please contact the promulgating agency (Agriculture and Food, Marketing and Development). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.