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Special to the News-Standard

GROVETON — The Trinity County Fair and Youth Livestock Show is slated for the third week in March in Groveton at the County Fairgrounds.

It all starts Tuesday, March 16.

The Fair will be a little different this year because of masking and social distancing requirements; board members decided to spread the show out over more days to eliminate having so many people in the barn at the same time.

Patrons also are requested to wear masks. Additionally, there will be no pet show this year.

Despite the changes, there will be a host of animals and student projects to see and a limited concession stand will offer refreshments.

Students from 4-H and FFA from Apple Springs, Centerville, Groveton, and Trinity schools are expected to compete.

Awards will be given at the conclusion of each show.

All buyers are welcome, and add-ons will be accepted.

There will be an online auction at Wal-Lee Auction Co. Inc. Online bidding starts March 15 at walleeauctioncompany.com.

For information, call Show Secretary Laura Worsham Anderson at (936) 465-0110 or President Bill Wagner at (713) 501-6733.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 17

Shop projects should be entered between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. but will be accepted up till 5 p.m. for the sale. Judging will start at 2 p.m.

8-10 a.m. Fryers and broilers check-in

11 a.m. Broiler show at

1 p.m. Fryer show

Commercial Heifer test and record book due at 4:30 p.m. at the Groveton High School Ag Building

Thursday, March 18

7:30 a.m. Steer sift begins

8-10 a.m. Commercial heifers, lambs, and steers check-in

11 a.m. Heifer show

1 p.m. Lamb show

3 p.m. Steer show

Friday, March 19

8-10 a.m. Goats and hogs check-in

2 p.m. Goat show

5 p.m. Hog show

Saturday, March 20

5 p.m. Online/live auction begins at 5 p.m. starting with shop projects and the animal projects.

Only the Grand Champion and Reserve Champions will walk at the auction. All projects will be sold.

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