This last Saturday both the East Texas Team Penning Association, and the Carlisle FFA were at the Rusk County Expo in Henderson, Texas. ETTPA members competed in the covered arena, while the Carlisle FFA Annual Jackpot Show was held at the Tommy W. McDaniel Agricultural Center.
The day was cold and wet. By noon on the temperature dropped to 27°F with the North winds at 10 mph. It was cloudy most of the day.
Carlisle FFA had a Heifer and Steer Show, a Market Lamb, Market Goat, Open Breeding Goat Show, Market Hogs Show, and a Jackpot Showmanship. The Carlisle FFA Show finished before sunset.
In total 267 ETTPA Penning and Sorting teams competed. There were (156) 3-rider teams in the Team Penning and Arena Sorting classes. There were also (111) 2-rider teams in the Ranch Sorting. The competition start was delayed until 9:30 am, and the show finished at 11:30 pm.