The seventh annual FFA purebred pig show, sponsored by the Sears-Roebuck foundation in co-operation with the state department of education, will be held at 1:30 this afternoon at the State Fair grounds, W. E. Gore, district supervisor of agricultural education, said yesterday.
This project, accepted and conducted by the vocational agriculture teachers, involves the FFA chapter membership in their schools and is sponsored by the Sears-Roebuck foundation to stimulate wine production in the Columbia area.
Entries are restricted to the following FFA chapters: Baron DeKalb, Batesburg-Leesville, Blaney, Blythewood, Chapin, Columbia, Dentsville, Gilbert, Irmo, Lexington, Lower Richland, Mt. Pisah and Swansea.
Ribbons will be awarded for showmanship and fitting, placing of gilts and boars, grand champion and reserve champion gilts, grand champion and reserve champion boars and the chapter exhibit placings.