UMC Event Calendar
38th Annual Ag Arama Contests, Royalty and Awards Program, and Games - open to the public
Saturday, January 26, 2013
On Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the animal showmanship contests begin and the public is welcome to watch the competition as it unfolds in both novice and experienced categories. Students compete in western and English horse showmanship, lamb lead, and dairy, beef, sheep, and swine showing. The novices are paired with experienced students prior to the contests to prepare for the day. Alumni showmanship will take place at 12:30 p.m.
From 9 a.m. to noon, an agricultural industries show features some of the latest in agricultural equipment. At noon, the Round Robin Showmanship will begin.
Coronation of Ag Arama royalty takes place at 1 p.m. followed by the presentation of specialty awards and the sweepstakes presentation.
Several games and competitions, including men's and women's crosscut saw contests and log splitting, begin at 2:30 p.m.
All of these events will take place in the University Teaching and Outreach Center on the north edge of the campus.