Overview of Events

Market Animal College participants will register for this one-day event on Saturday, April 23rd. In the morning, participants will participate in a variety of livestock nutrition, showmanship, training, and marketing courses to refine their skills as livestock exhibitors. The afternoon session will provide youth the opportunity to watch, up close and personal, as industry experts fit lambs, goats & cattle. Youth and parents are encouraged to observe, ask questions, and might even have the chance to try their hand under the guidance of our fitting experts!


Event Activities

Join us at Market Animal College and participate in ALL of the educational opportunities the day has to offer! 

Registration is only $10 and includes a Market Animal College t-shirt, notebook, drawstring bag & a few other goodies.

as well as eligibility to participate in everything and win door prizes by attending classes on the day of the event!

Morning Educational Sessions

Hands-On Learning Experiences

Fill out your course schedule to learn about the topics relevant to you and your market project! A full course schedule will be available closer to event date.

Afternoon Fitting Demonstrations

Fitting demos available for lambs, goats & cattle!

Expert fitters will be available to answer questions and demonstrate the techniques they use to get their livestock ready for the show ring. Come ready to ask questions and even try your hand with the clippers.

Rockingham Cooperative is committed to hosting Market Animal College in accordance with any and all state of Virginia guidelines surrounding the Coronavirus. Specific restrictions/requirements will be announced to event participants prior to the beginning of the event.


Sat, Apr 23



Market Animal College

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Market Animal College

Time & Location

Apr 23, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Harrisonburg, 4808 S Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, USA

About the Event

Registration for Market Animal College will occur on our secure Registration Portal (Click Here)

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