The Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show

January 18-21, 2017

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The Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show is a 501(c)(3) organization.
GCYS Gala - September 16, 2017
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Here We Go......

Final preparations are being made for the 2017 Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show.  This years show will feature 1007 individuals exhibiting 1711 projects in 17 different divisions.  The 2017 show will kickoff Wednesday evening with arrival and showing of the poultry as well as the arrival of the cattle.  A full schedule is available on the "Schedule of Events" page.

Below is the Chairmens' Welcome Letter for this years show, it contains information about the show and sale.  See you at the show! 
Happy New Years!

The 2017 Schedule for Arrival Times and Judging Times are now posted on the Schedule of Events page, you will also find a pdf file of all of the judging times as well.  

If you do not have a copy of the Rules for the 2017 Show be sure to visit the Rule and Entry Form Page to download the latest version.  Please read the rules carefully and ask County Agents or Ag. Teachers if you have questions. 

Change to 2017 Rabbit Rules Printed in Rule Book

Rabbit exhibitors, Ag Teachers, County Agents and Parents please note that 
Rule 1A printed in the 2017 Rule Book has been deleted and the 2017 Rabbit 
Show will follow the 2016 Rules.   Also note the ONLINE version of the Rules 
are correct for the current year.


Ready, Set, Go

Final preparations are underway for the 2016 Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show. Exhibitors and volunteers are gearing up for Wednesday evening when the 2016 GCYS kicks off with the Poultry Show. Schedules can be found here as well as on the "Schedule of Events" page located on the left side of this page. 

Exhibitors are reminded to review the rules found here and to also double check the schedule since some times have changed.  

Buyers are asked to review the letter below and to visit the "Buyer Information" page located in the links to the left of this page.  

See you at the Show!   
Welcome to 2016! 

Here is the Buyers Letter for This Years Show.

The letter was mailed to previous buyers and we have placed a copy here for those that may be a new buyer or need extra copies.  The letter is presented below and a link to the Adobe pdf file is located here.

New Rules for 2016 Show are Online

The Rules for the 2016 GCYS are now online, there are several changes in the rules as well as schedule changes that will be in effect for the 2016 show. Please download a copy and read over the rules so you will be ready for the show.  ALL NEW RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR THE 2016 SHOW!
2015 Scholarship Winners Announced

The 2015 Guadalupe County Youth Show Scholarship Winners were announced May 7th at the Ag Festival held at the Red Barn, congratulations to the following students.

Page Kosub, Clemens 4-H

Kailey Ites, Cibolo Creek FFA

Lori Kaye Schniers, Navarro 4-H

Colton Campos, Marion FFA

Ty Bateman, Marion FFA

Mitchell Moczygemba, Navarro 4-H

Top Twenty Buyers for 2015

All of our buyers and supporters are important to us and we realize that every dollar spent at the Sale is a hard earned dollar that both businesses and individuals have designated as support for our youth.  We appreciate all of the financial support and understand the scarifies everyone makes to help make our show a success, thank you!  

With that in mind we would like to recognize The Top Twenty Buyers for the 2015 GCYS Sale:

Wade Busby Memorial
Backing Ag Raising Youth (Bar-Y)
Jack Anglin Memorial Fund
Seguin Cattle Company
Producer's Co-op
Ronald J Carroll
Sweet Savanna Hog Wild
80/20 Fund
Geronimo Sporting Clay Shoot
Wal-Mart Seguin
Engel Enterprises, LLC
M & S Engineering
Dynasty Propane
Guadalupe Valley Pecan Classic
John Kuempel
Peck's Welding
Quarter Moon Plumbing, AC and Heating
H.E.B. Seguin
Kirby's Korner
Guadalupe County Farm Bureau

GCYS Scholarship Information Available

The GCYS Scholarship information is now available along with a downloadable .pdf form.  Please visit our Scholarship Information page to get a copy of the file. The application deadline is April 1, 2015.  Rules and requirements are also available on that page.

Record Breaking Sale for the 2015 GCYS!

WOW!  While there are a small number of add-ons still trickling in, the total for the 2015 GCYS Sale has exceeded $915,000! What an incredible show of support for the agriculture youth of Guadalupe County by an awesome community that has continued to raise the bar year after year.  Again, thank you to all of the friends, supporters and buyers that have helped make 2015 the best year ever!  
Thank You!

On behalf of the 650+ exhibitors representing the FFA and 4-H chapters in Guadalupe County, thank you to all of our supporters and friends who ventured down to the Fairgrounds this week.  Thank you for cheering us on and for being there when we needed a friend to console us.  Thank you for braving the cold weather and for sharing our awesome sunshine.  Thank you for believing in us and supporting us, together we have made this one of the most successful Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show to date.

Links to the Sale Order Lists are located below:

GCYS Sale and Auction are Underway!

The showing is complete and the results are in so please make plans to join us for the 74th Annual Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Sale and Auction.  The sale and auction begin at 12:00 noon with the sale of the Grand Champions and will continue throughout the afternoon.  The weather is awesome and exhibitors are excited so please head on down to the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds and join us.

Saturday Sale Order is located here, please feel free to download a copy.
 Thank you! 
Marion FFA Member Welds His Way to the Top

Marion FFAs Cody Engel took top honors in the Agricultural Mechanics Division on Friday when he presented his project to the judges.  Cody not only had to design, construct and paint the project he also had to complete a scrapbook on the progress of the fire pit and he was also interviewed by the judges.   
It was a "Yummy" Friday for Kelton Wolter

When all of the recipes were checked and entries were sampled Navarro 4-H Member Kelton Wolter had the best tasting Baked Good.  The judges picked his entry based on taste, texture and overall appearance.  
Does Lightening Strike Twice?

It does if you are Marion FFA member Reagan Langemeier!  Friday afternoon Reagan exhibited the Grand Champion Market Swine and now joins an elite group of showmen that have pulled off a "double-double" in the show ring by winning two Grand Champions in the same year.  Reagan had previously shown the Grand Champion Steer on Thursday. 
Braune Family Dominates the Lamb Show

Thursday evening proved to be a great night for the Braune Family representing the Navarro 4-H, where sisters Janae and Jaycie took home Grand and Reserve Grand honors in the Market Lamb show.  
Seguin FFA Member Exhibits the Champion Goat

With fierce competition in the goat ring Rayanne Muenich showed her way to the top.  The Seguin FFA member won her class, division and finally Grand Champion.  She had a busy day as she competed not only in the goat barn but was also involved showing her breeding heifers. Rayanne had an awesome day in the cattle arena as well where she exhibited the Reserve Champion Exotic Breeding Heifer.  
Langemeier Takes Top Honors in the Steer Show

Marion FFA member Reagan Langemeier was all business when she entered the show ring on Thursday as she had her sights set on winning the Grand Champion Steer honors, she was not disappointed.  Reagan won her class and then took the top honor in the final championship drive.

Results from the cattle show can be found on the Results 2015 page
The 74th Annual Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show is Underway!

The Seventy Fourth year of the Guadalupe County Youth Show is underway with the exhibiting of the poultry projects.  Students from across the county lined up with their best birds on Wednesday evening with the hopes of being picked as the grand champion by judge Michael Vader.  That dream became a reality for Marion FFA student Kendyl Zunker, who exhibited the Grand Champion Pen of Broilers.  Toryn Autry representing the Santa Clara   4-H shared the spotlight with Zunker as she proudly presented her Grand Champion Turkey to the judge.  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years
Entries are in, validations are complete and final plans are underway for the 2015 Guadalupe County Youth Show.  As 2014 comes to a close we hope that everyone has a Merry Christmas and Happy New Years and gets to spend time with family and friends.  

Please refer to the Schedule of Events page for the 2015 GCYS dates and times, also take time to review the rules and regulations.  We look forward to seeing everyone on January 14, 2015 when we start the show with the exhibiting of our poultry. 

Letter From the Chairmen to Our Supporters