Park Independent School District
14705 Woodforest Blvd. w Houston, Texas 77015 w (832) 386-1231
Craig Eichhorn w Director of Communications

November 2, 2006




             FFA students in Galena Park ISD will have the opportunity to display their hard work during the 4th annual Livestock Show, November 15-18 at the district Agricultural Facility, 2000 Holland Ave.
            Students will begin checking in poultry, market rabbits, specialty projects, food, art, photography and horticulture at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15 and open rabbits will be checked in at 4:30 p.m. Judging for market rabbits and specialty projects will begin at 5:30 p.m. with judging for open rabbits starting at 6 p.m.
            The schedule for Thursday, November 16 includes check-in for market goats and swine at 5 p.m., the market goat show at 5:30 p.m. and the market swine show at 6 p.m. Students will check-in goats, sheep and swine at 6 p.m. The open sheep show begins at 7:30 p.m. in ring A with the open goat show to follow. The open breeding gilt show begins at 7:30 p.m. in ring B with the open swine show to follow.
            The floral design competition begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 17 and the check-in for open steers, open heifers, market steers and GPISD heifers begins at 5 p.m. The market steer show will begin at 6 p.m. and the GPISD heifer show kicks off at 6:30 p.m. The open steer show begins at 7 p.m. with the open heifer show to follow.
            In addition to viewing student projects, those attending the event will have the opportunity to purchase live plants, live floral arrangements, art, photography and livestock. The live auction will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 18. For more information Contact Vicki Johnson, director of career and technology education, at 832-386-1041.