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Department of Animal Science

Dept. 3684

1000 E University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2224

Fax: (307) 766-2355


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Cowboy Youth Classic

Department of Animal Science

2016 Cowboy Youth Classic

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The 2016 Cowboy Youth Classic featuring beef, goat, hog and lamb fitting and showing clinics will be held June 17th and 18th at the Albany County Fairgrounds.

Registration for the 2016 Cowboy Youth Classic is now open. Click here to register.  All registration will be online this year. We will not be accepting early payments, all payment is expected at check-in (June 17th). If you need assistance with registration please contact Karen Marr at (307) 766-2315 or

Registrations are due by June 1, 2016. 

Registration fees are:
       $25/head for steer and heifer projects
       $15/head for sheep/swine/goats
       $5/species for showmanship

       $10 per animal late fee for anything registered after June 1, 2016

       $5 per pen nonrefundable fee

CYC t-shirts are only guaranteed for registrations received by June 1st

Guidelines for Cowboy Youth Classic swine exhibitors:

  • CYC will follow guidelines provided by the Wyoming Livestock Board.
  • All swine exhibitors must provide a signed affidavit to exhibit, as well as an import CVI (Certificate of Veterinary Inspection) for swine born outside of Wyoming. 
  • A Swine Exhibition Affidavit will be required for all swine. Swine Exhibition Affidavit

Health Inspection Papers will be required for all other out-of-state animals.  Thank you!



FRIDAY, June 17th

  • 8:00 AM - Barn Opens
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hoof Trimming ($25.00/head, cash only)
  • 9:30 AM - Beef Weigh & Check In
  • 9:30 AM - Lamb/Goat Weigh & Check In; followed by Hog Weigh & Check In
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Workshops  (Mandatory)
  • 5:30PM - Pizza Dinner and Zoetis presentation

SATURDAY, June 18th @ 9 AM  (Shows immediately follow the previous show)

  • Market Hog Show
  • Market  Sheep Show
  • Market Goat Show
  • Beef Show


  • The annual show/clinic and workshops will be held at the Albany County Fairgrounds.  The fairgrounds are located at 3520 U.S. 287, Laramie, WY.
  • There will be a $5.00 nonrefundable per pen charge. 
  • Please bring $25.00 in cash if you would like to have hooves trimmed.
  • Bear Bait concessions will be available on Saturday at the fairgrounds.  

Location Information:

Albany County Fair Grounds are located at 3520 U.S. 287, Laramie, WY  (Half mile south of I-80)

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