Wooster, OH -- The 24th annual Ohio River Valley Texas Longhorn Association show was held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds at Wooster on July 16 & 17. Participants were represented from 9 states for the well known event. ORVTLA is an affiliate of the International Texas Longhorn Association. There are over 80 approved classes for all ages of cattle, halter, non halter, youth, a futurity, showmanship, and ITLA even provides for a performance class for riding steers. The show is normally held in mid Summer.
Starting with the Pee Wee class, Doug Burris assists daughter Lorelei with her first ITLA show entry. Youth judge Gail Beach of Indiana ask Lorelei what her heifer's name is -- she said "MOOOOO."
Open and halter show judge Lizz Huntzberry gives reasons for placing the DCC bull Boiling Point Grand Champion Intermediate Bull. Brody Carpenter of Barnesville exhibiting.
Dunn Step'n Up shown by Eve Sabio for EJS Ranch, Boyd, TX., won All Age Youth Bull.
Grant Tinkis of Grapevine, TX appreciated the decisions of judge Huntzberry.
The All Age Grand Champion female was Dragon Ice shown by Joel Dickinson
Judge Huntzberry gives reasons in the center of the arena or yearling heifers.
ITLA apprentice judge Gail Beach, of Indiana, (L) watches Cut'n Flair shown by Grant Tinkis for Dickinson Cattle Co, Barnesville, Ohio. Cut'n Flair also won the Haltered Jr Female Grand Champion.
Venom owned by Dela Lenz, Calhan, CO won All Age Grand Champion Bull