AUGUST 16-26, 2018 • LOUISVILLE, KY
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Sale of Champions

During the prestigious Kentucky State Fair Sale of Champions, eight 4-H and FFA exhibitors sell their champion livestock to hometown and national supporters. The animals represent the Grand and Reserve Grand Champions in each of their respective species as selected during the Fair’s livestock show. The Kentucky State Fair features one of the most esteemed livestock shows in the nation and winning a class is highly coveted.

PROCEEDS OF THE SALE

60% of each sale goes to the exhibitor of the specific animal.
30% of each sale goes to the class winners in the species.
10% of each sale is divided equally between the Kentucky FFA and Kentucky 4-H.

2017 SALE OF CHAMPIONS RESULTS

GRAND CHAMPION STEER — $21,000

Exhibited by: McKalyn Shelton, Bourbon County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, Hinton Mills, Heritage Farms, Paris Stockyard and Boehringer-Ingelheim

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION STEER — $18,000

Exhibited by: Jacklyn Duzan, Bracken County 4-H
Purchased by: Kentucky Cattlemen's Association, Kentucky Nutrition, CPC Commodities, Levy Restaurants and Graham's Boot, Work and Western Wear

GRAND CHAMPION HOG — $12,000

Exhibited by: Jared Sandefur, Bourbon County FFA
Purchased by: Farm Credit Mid-America, Michael Grisanti, F.B. Purnell Sausage Co. and Monsanto

RESERVE CHAMPION HOG — $10,000

Exhibited by: Tad Fisher, Bracken County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky Pork Producers, Kentucky Soybean Board, Consolidated Grain & Barge, Cox’s Shaving and Limestone Farm Lawn Worksite

GRAND CHAMPION LAMB — $11,000

Exhibited by: Kasey Craig, Jessamine County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky Corn Growers Association, Kentucky 4-H Foundation, Bagdad Roller Mills, Inc., Washington County Livestock Market and Continental Industries

RESERVE CHAMPION LAMB — $10,000

Exhibited by: Clayton Burks, Breckinridge County FFA
Purchased by: Feeders Supply, Jefferson County Farm Bureau, H. David Wallace and Jason Rittenberry

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET GOAT — $11,000

Exhibited by: Preston Forsee, Owen County FFA
Purchased by: North American Midway Entertainment, Kentucky Goat Producers, Kentucky FFA Foundation, Martin Meadow Farm and Beck Hybrids

RESERVE CHAMPION MARKET GOAT — $9,800

Exhibited by: Chesney Soileau, Bourbon County FFA
Purchased by: First Southern National Bank, Kentucky Association of Fairs & Horse Shows, Furches Farms and Green Hill Productions
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