Best Livestock Shows Near Marble Falls
Dec 30, 2019
Ranching and farming are all part of our vibrant Texas heritage. At Marble Falls High School, agricultural culture has a substantial presence with the Future Farmers of America. FFA assists youth in developing leadership skills, personal growth and future career success. Participating in FFA is an important way for youth to connect with peers and begin preparing for their future. In fact, the FFA has expanded is focus to include preparing youth for careers as teachers, scientists and business owners.
Meetings are Mondays at 6 p.m.
Marble Falls High School cafeteria
2101 Mustang Drive
Marble Falls, TX 78654
Follow the FFA on social media:
Facebook: Marble Falls FFA Chapter
FFA participants showcase skills they are learning in agricultural education is by participating in livestock shows, where farmers from all over come to showcase their livestock to potential buyers. Shows include pigs, sheep, goats, cattle, horses and other animals found in agriculture.
Several livestock shows that are coming in the new year make family-friendly outings. There always is plenty to do and see. All of these shows include professional farmers and youth involved in livestock education.
This show has been around for more than 50 years, attracting FFA participants from across the county. Participants showcase lambs, rabbits, cattle and other animals during the three days. If you would like to participate in the sale please contact show officials via the website. If you are a buyer for a participant in the FFA, know that their earnings help them continue caring for their animals. There also are showcases of work in agricultural mechanics.
Date: Jan. 9-11, 2020
Burnet County Fairgrounds
1301 Houston Clinton Drive
You don’t want to miss the showcases here, particularly the hog show. FFA participants showcase projects they have been working on for several months. Don’t miss the Stock Show BBA, either, where you can get a $10 heaping plate of delicious food.
Date: Jan. 9-11, 2020
2200 W. Ranch Road, Suite 152
Llano, TX 78643
If you are looking for an event that is more than livestock showcases this one includes rodeo performances. The show and rodeo run 18 days and draw spectators from around the country. Spend time on the fairgrounds viewing livestock and agricultural mechanics or get a seat for the rodeo shows.
Date: Feb. 6-23, 2020
Location: 3201 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78219
Cost: Prices vary depending on days attending.
Rodeo Austin is among the larger rodeos each year. With live music, fairgrounds, livestock shows and a rodeo, there is something for every member of the family to enjoy. Don’t miss the spectacular vendors.
Date: March 14-28, 2020
7311 Decker Lane
Austin, TX 78724
Cost: Tickets available Jan. 24, 2019
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