Red River Showdown This Weekend

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Today and tomorrow the Louisiana Junior Show Circuit sanctioned hog, sheep and goat show will stop in Coushatta. Local coordinator Nancy Nettles said it is open for exhibitors from toddlers through age 19. This weekend’s event will be held at the Red River Parish Fairgrounds.

Judging for Hogs will be held today (July 6th) with weigh in beginning at 5:00 pm and Showmanship at 6:30 pm with classes to follow.

Saturday there will be Sheep weigh in beginning at 8:15 am with Showmanship at 10:00 am and classes to follow. Also on Saturday will be Goats weigh in beginning at 10:30 with Showmanship at Noon and classes to follow.

Nettles said Coushatta is just one stop on the circuit which runs through August 16th. “At each stop entrants can earn points that lead to prizes to be awarded at the conclusion,” said Nettles. She told The Journal, “There will be a Grand Champion, Reserve Champion and eight others named to the top 10 in each class.”

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