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Katy ISD Launches Livestock Show with New Facilities this Week


February 11, 2019

By Natalie Cook Clark

The 76th annual Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show starts this week and they are opening a new facility, the Gerald D. Young Agriculture Science Center. Events start this Wednesday and go through the weekend including a carnival.

Courtesy of Katy ISD

Historical Year for Katy FFA

“This is a historical year for the Katy ISD FFA students because not only will they be presenting their yearlong projects in a brand new facility, they will also be competing for prestigious recognition's and scholarships in a more modern and spacious facility,” says Director of Career & Technical Education Dr. Sarah Martin. “As a result of the Katy FFA program many students become our next veterinarians, engineers, teachers among other industry professions,” added Martin.

In addition to celebrating the success of the students this year, Katy ISD will be officially dedicating the Gerald D. Young Agricultural Sciences Center, the L.D. Robinson Pavilion and the W.E. “Billy” Morgan Rodeo Arena on Saturday, February 16 between 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Gerald D. Young Agriculture Science Center

5825 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road

Katy, TX 77493

Below is the schedule for this week's events:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019:

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Weigh-in Swine

10 a.m. Special Rodeo

5 p.m. Rabbit Show


Thursday, February 14, 2019:

8 a.m. Swine Show

1 p.m. Steer Show

2:30 p.m. Broiler Show

7:00 p.m. Rodeo Performance


Friday, February 15, 2019:

7:30 a.m. Goat Show

10 a.m. Lamb Show

1 p.m. Auction Sale Meeting

7 p.m. Rodeo Performance


Saturday, February 16, 2019:

7 a.m. Barn Sale

9:30 a.m. Parade

12:30 – 1 p.m. Dedication of New Facilities at L.D. Robinson Pavilion

1 p.m. Auction

7 p.m. Rodeo Performance The Rodeo Carnival will take place each night around the rodeo events. For more information of Katy ISD's Rodeo events and schedule please visit their website.


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