AUGUST 17-27, 2017 • 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.

2016 SALE OF CHAMPIONS RESULTS

GRAND CHAMPION STEER — $23,000

Exhibited by: AK Phillips, Fleming County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, Heritage Farms, Kentucky Nutrition, Hinton Mills, Paris Stockyard, Professional Embryo

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION STEER — $22,000

Exhibited by: Jeremy Miller, Kenton County 4-H
Purchased by: Levy Restaurants, Carney's Feed Mill, Cargill, Tarter Farm & Ranch, Kentucky Cattlemen's Association, Simpson Vet Services - Walton, D & D Industrial

GRAND CHAMPION HOG — $13,000

Exhibited by: Logan Boyd, Mason County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky Pork Producers, Monsanto, Green Hill Productions, Sam Moore

RESERVE CHAMPION HOG — $11,500

Exhibited by: Gary Nelson-Barger, Meade County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky Corn Growers Association, Kentucky Soybean Board, Central Farm Supply, Continental Industries

GRAND CHAMPION LAMB — $12,000

Exhibited by: Shepard Daulton, Mason County 4-H
Purchased by: Kentucky Association of Fairs & Horse Shows, Kentcky 4-H Foundation, Dr. Mark Lynn, David Wallace, Mike & Carole Hancock

RESERVE CHAMPION LAMB — $10,500

Exhibited by: Preston Forsee, Owen County FFA
Purchased by: Farm Credit Mid-America, Jefferson County Farm Bureau, Paris Stockyards, Limestone Farm Lawn Worksite

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET GOAT — $15,000

Exhibited by: Jaycie Heath, Henry County FFA
Purchased by: Kentucky FFA Foundation, Kentucky Goat Producers Association, Ann Bakhaus, Martin Meadow Farm, friends of Jaycie

RESERVE CHAMPION MARKET GOAT — $11,500

Exhibited by: Joseph Schatz, Fleming County 4-H
Purchased by: North American Midway Entertainment, Christine Nasemen, Judah Real Estate Group
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