The 2013 Kentucky State Fair Sale of Champions.
Louisville, Ky. (August 22, 2013) – The 109th Kentucky State Fair’s 4-H and FFA Sale of Champions concluded this evening with $117,000 raised during the live auction. This premier livestock auction marked the eighth consecutive year that the auction raised over $100,000.
The winning steers, hogs, lambs and goats featured in the Sale of Champions are exhibited by 4-H and FFA members during the Kentucky State Fair. The youth exhibitors receive 60 percent of the purchase price, 30 percent is distributed to the respective class winners, and the remaining 10 percent is divided equally among Kentucky 4-H and FFA. Since the Kentucky State Fair Sale of Champions’ inception in 1980, more than $2.116 million has been raised through the auction to further promote and encourage the continuation of youth involvement in agribusiness.[cincopa AYNAxRrvERwe]