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Agricultural Mechanics

Held the last weekend of the Stock Show & Rodeo, the Junior Agricultural Mechanics Show focuses on Texas 4-H and FFA members’ expertise to design and construct agricultural mechanics projects and tractor restoration projects. A variety of projects are constructed by these talented... Read More

Agricultural Public Speaking

The Agricultural Public Speaking Contest is designed to enhance the communication skills of future agricultural leaders as well as promoting interest in the various facets of agriculture including natural resources and policy making.  Texas 4-H and FFA participants are challenged to write and... Read More

Agricultural Science Fair

The Agricultural Science Fair is an opportunity for Texas 4-H and FFA members of all ages to demonstrate their knowledge of the scientific method using an agricultural context. Students with a natural curiosity about how things work and “what would happen if...” develop and carry out an... Read More

Beef Skillathon

The Beef Cattle Skillathon is a knowledge based competition designed to enhance the educational experience of exhibiting at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo by incorporating production and industry perspectives for the Texas 4-H and FFA exhibitors.  Contestants will be challenged with... Read More

Food Challenge

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo hosts a Food Challenge Show modeled after the hit TV Series “Iron Chef.” This Food Challenge gives both FFA and 4-H students from across Texas the chance to showcase their cooking skills, but also requires the students to know preparation,... Read More

Horse Skillathon

The Horse Skillathon is an innovative contest designed for students to showcase their knowledge of horses and the horse industry.  Contestants apply their book knowledge during a written exam and then perform tasks at hands-on stations.  Finally, during a speech round they demonstrate... Read More

Intercollegiate Judging Contests

Colleges and universities from across the nation travel to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo to compete in the intercollegiate judging contests.  The two contests hosted are Livestock Judging and Wool Judging.  Livestock Judging focuses on contestants ranking cattle, goats, sheep,... Read More

Junior Judging Contests

Junior Judging Contests are popular to Texas 4-H and FFA participants because of their value in terms of developing critical thinking and communication skills.  A broad variety of contests are hosted each year at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo to meet the diverse interests of our... Read More

S.A.L.E. Junior Shoot-Out

In 2013, for the first time in history, a trap shoot competition was held in conjunction with a major American stock show- the S.A.L.E. Junior Shoot-Out.  This event is an opportunity for qualifying Texas 4-H and FFA members to compete in shotgun shooting sports for scholarships and... Read More

Sheep Skillathon

The Sheep Skillathon is a knowledge based competition designed to enhance the educational experience of exhibiting at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo by incorporating production and industry perspectives for the Texas 4-H and FFA exhibitors.  Contestants will be challenged with... Read More

Swine Skillathon

The Swine Skillathon is a knowledge based competition designed to enhance the educational experience of exhibiting at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo by incorporating production and industry perspectives for the Texas 4-H and FFA exhibitors.  Contestants will be challenged with... Read More


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