April Update

April has arrived! We have decided to bring back our monthly Showtimes Update that will be on our blog the 1st of every month. Our April Update keeps you up to date with what we have been doing, as well as what we have planned! From our recent March/April issue, new Hall of Fame Member and Blackout Jackpot 4, to gearing up for our next issue and Junior Nationals, we have you covered!


March/April 2016 Sire Edition

Our latest issue features 126 pages of Show Results from Denver, Fort Worth and the Iowa Beef Expo! Plus, we have articles, upcoming events, photos from Denver and Kearney and the latest news from The Showtimes! View the online issue right here on our Blog!

Horn Family

We welcome the Horn Family to The Showtimes Hall of Fame! Be sure to read their feature on page 56 of our March/April issue.


Blackout Jackpot 4

The Blackout 4 was our best show to date! All of the money raised for this show was given back to exhibitors. 

The top 5 Heifers at the Blackout Jackpot 4 were...

Grand Champion Heifer : Vada Vickland (Pictured above.)

Reserve Champion Heifer : Whitney Walker

3rd Overall Heifer : David Smith

4th Overall Heifer : Austin Vieselmeyer

5th Overall Heifer : Taylor Dorsey


The top 5 Steers at the Blackout Jackpot 4 were...

Grand Champion Steer : Austin Reitzenstein (Pictured above.)

Reserve Champion Steer : Grant Vickland

3rd Overall Steer : Olivia Frye

4th Overall Steer : Julia Frye

5th Overall Steer : Skyler Miller


Official backdrop photos can be purchased from Legacy Livestock Imaging!


The Showtimes/Sullivan Supply Stall Bid-Off with Caldwell Willoughby raised money for 6 scholarships at the show! StreamSide purchased the stall for $2,700 and The Showtimes added an additional $1,300 to award $4,000 in scholarships during the champion steer drive! Congratulations to Kyndal, Randilyn, Caitlyn, Brice, Austin and Skyler on being this year's recipients!

452 photos The Showtimes took at the show are now available to view and purchase here


New Videos 

March was a busy month for us. We introduced several new videos including our Showtimes 360 videos from the Blackout Jackpot 4 where you control the camera. It is an innovative approach to covering livestock shows! The camera was positioned in the center of the ring. You can move the camera with your mouse or arrow keys to see whatever calf or angle you would like! Check it out below!

Showtimes 360 Blackout 4 Heifer Video (Watch all 4 of our Blackout Videos including the Steer 360 Video Here)


Advertise in our May/June Issue

Plan now to advertise in our upcoming May/June 2016 Junior National Edition! This issue will be distributed across the country at all of this summer's junior nationals! Please email your ad to theshowtimes@yahoo.com by April 25th!


Over 18,600 Instagram Followers

Two years ago we decided to join Instagram. Since October 2015 we have increased our followers by more than 10,000! We have made an effort to post daily. Follow us on Instagram at theshowtimesmagazine for our latest designs and images! 


Share on Facebook and Win!

You could win a free subscription to The Showtimes Magazine by Sharing our April Update graphic from our Facebook page to your own page! We will randomly select one person who shares the graphic to win! Good luck!


We hope you enjoyed our April Update! We are already starting to plan for a busy summer covering Junior Nationals. For the latest information and updates, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo and our free Showtimes App! Good luck at the Spring shows! Be sure to look for our May Update right here on The Showtimes Blog next month! - Brian