Swine Open Class Show – 2024

Show sponsored by Elkhart County 4-H Swine Club and Elkhart County Pork Producers

Director – Randy Sizemore
Superintendent – Lynn Loucks
Assistant Superintendent – Andy Gall, Matt Kritzman

 Pens MUST be reserved by calling one of the following:
Randy Sizemore Jr. – 574-320-5524
Matt Kritzman – 574-536-5673

*Any pens tagged without approval are subject to relocation without notice* **Swine Committee and Fair Board assumes no responsibility for death or loss**

Arrival Times:
After 11:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 24 – i f you have a pen reserved and confirmed Thursday July 25, 6:00 am-7:30 am first come, unless a pen is reserved

Gilt Show Starts 9:00 A.M. – Thursday July 25, 2024
Market Barrow Show will follow Gilt Show

Elkhart County 4-H members and other Elkhart County exhibitors will pay $5.00 per animal All out-of-county exhibitors will pay $10.00 per animal

Check-in Entry Animals on day of the show
Pay on day of the show (cash/check only)

    • All animals must be the property of the exhibitor at the time of making entries
    • Classes will be divided by the discretion of the Director
    • All classes be divided as equal as possible
    • Gilt classes may be divided by birth month
    • Gilt classes with l arge number of entries may be divided by weight
    • All animals must meet breed standards according to the National Swine Registry
    • Show will be declared weight – scales will be available 6:00 a.m.- 7:30 a.m. day of the show
    • Registrations must be confirmed the day of the show
    • All animals must be born on or after December 1st, 2023
    • RELEASE TIME: Immediately after show for set up of auction

    Class numbers and premiums for each of the following breeds will be the same as those listed. Breed order will be the same as 4-H show, not necessarily as printed.

    Poland China
    Chester White

    2024 Gilt Classes

    Description Premiums & Awards
    Spring Gilt Class Winner $10, $8, $6, $4, $2
    Breed Champion/Reserve Champion Gilt Ribbons

    All Breed Grand Champion Gilt

    • Trophy

    All Breed Reserve Grand Champion Market Gilt

    • Trophy

    2024 Market BArrow Classes

    Description Premiums & Awards
     Spring Market Barrow $10, $8, $6, $4, $2
     Breed Champion/Reserve Market Barrow Ribbons

     All Breed Grand Champion Market Barrow

    • Trophy

    All Breed Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow

    • Trophy

    Member Information

    Swine Club meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of every month unless otherwise noted.

    Find more info below or on our Forms & Resources section.

    2024 Class Info

    Review the information and requirements for this year’s Open Classes.


    The 4-H Handbook contains all the information members need for participation.

    Member Photos