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ILR Show Division

August 5, 2013

Time: 8:07 pm Eastern Time

Action items are listed in bold.

In attendance: Elaine Brovont, Sharon Carrier, Karen Baum, Michelle Kutzler, Matt Fruits, Debbie Shellabarger.

I.    Old Business: Minutes from the last meeting were approved.

II.   New Business:

  1. Recommendations for Youth Performance Judges at the 2014 ILR Gathering include Maryan Baker, Tami Lash, Niki Kuklenski, and Debbie Shellabarger.

  1. Elaine motioned to send these names to the Performance Committee, Matt 2nded the motion; motion to adjourn passed unanimously.

  2. Michelle will email these recommendations to the Performance Committee.

  1. Changes to the ILR Guidelines regarding the Youth Judging program.

  1. Judy Ross (chair of the Fleece Committee) discussed with her committee that there currently were no guidelines for training or supervising youth for fleece judging. The Fleece Committee voted unanimously in concurrence with the Youth Committee to remove the fleece judging portion of the program until it could be further developed.

  2. Michelle will add these changes to the recommended changes from the Youth Committee for the 2014 Guidelines and will then resend all of these changes to Debbie to forward onto the Guidelines Committee.

  1. ILR-SD Youth Judging Manual and submit it to the Governing Board by August 28, 2013.

  1. Michelle revised the last draft from May and sent out the most current draft to the Youth Committee on July 10.  However, most of the committee had not looked at it yet.  Michelle identified some areas that still need development.

  2. Sharon will work on writing the showmanship section.

  3. Michelle will contact Niki Kuklenski to get better pictures of classic halter animals.

  4. Matt will contact Darrell Anderson to get a drawing(s) to demonstrate correct and incorrect movement. Matt will also ask Darrell for permission to use the hand out on oral reasons that was used for Judges’ clinic.

  5. Michelle will delete the four page section on fleece judging.

  6. The Youth Committee will discuss these changes via email and come up with a consensus document by the end of the month.

  1. Next ILR-SD Youth Committee Meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8 pm EDT.

  2. Adjournment

  1. Elaine motioned to adjourn, Karen 2nded the motion; motion to adjourn passed unanimously.

  2. Meeting adjourned at 9:02 pm EDT.

 Respectfully submitted by Michelle Kutzler, ILR-SD Youth Committee Secretary