About the Top Performers Program

Follow These Three Easy Steps to Receive Your Award!

1. Download and print the official Top Performer Program Application. Please use the application found on this website. 
2. Have your Purina retailer and/or sales rep sign this application. You must include the required feed receipts. (See Feed Chart for the required amount of feed.)


 
Chart: Minimum feeds or supplements to qualify for Top Performers Award Program


 

3. Included a clear, color, 5" x 7" photograph of yourself with your winning animal at the show, with the appropriate show signage in the background.  (Must be original photo. No copies)
Send all information to: 
Top Performers Awards Program
Purina Honor Show Chow
100 Danforth Drive
Gray Summit, MO 63039

Be sure to include your email address on your Top Performer application. This way, you will be notified when your application is received and when your order is shipped out. 


We strongly suggest that you keep a copy of all documents and photos submitted in the event that your application is lost in the mail.  For faster service and return of your award we suggest that you, personally, mail in your application.  Do not leave this responsibility to your retailer of sales rep.


Please allow 6-8 weeks for award processing. Your submitted photograph will be posted on HonorShowChow.com. Please allow 6-8 weeks from time of submittal to view photograph on website.


For program information, jacket status inquiries, or other prize information, please contact: 1(800) 227-8941. Download your Top Performer Program Application.

Program Rules

1. Program dates: January 1 through December 31 of the current calendar year. 


2. To be eligible for the Purina® Honor® Show Chow® Feed and High Octane® Top Performers Awards Program, a minimum amount of Purina® Honor® Show Chow® feeds (required to be fed as the only rations for eligibility), High Octane® supplements or other approved supplements must be fed. A chart of minimum amounts is shown above. Eligibility for the program is limited to youth active in 4-H and FFA programs with cattle, dairy, pig, sheep, goat, poultry, and rabbit and live within the continental us (48 contiguous states).


3. The application must be signed by a Purina® retailer or Purina® representative. You must submit Feed Receipts to meet the minimum requirements as above.


4. You must submit a clear, color, 5” x 7” (or larger) glossy photograph of you and your winning animal(s) at the show. Show name banner must be visible in background. (Must be original photo. No Copies). If your entry does not include a photograph, your request will be denied. You may not submit the same photo twice. 


5. You may receive up to one (1) Purina® Honor® Show Chow® awards and one (1) High Octane® award per calendar year. Awards are per applicant, not per animal or species. Both awards cannot be received for the same win, they must be two separate wins.

6. Awards are for Show Ring wins only. Awards that do not qualify: Rate of Gain, Carcass Awards and Showmanship Awards.


7. National and state champions may choose between two (2) awards for their win: a jacket or belt buckle, provided all requirements are met. County/district & regional winners may choose between two (2) awards for their win: a clipper jacket or wind shirt, provided all requirements are met. In a current calendar year, you are only eligible for EITHER a national/state award OR a county/district & regional award. Not for both.


8. A separate win using High Octane® supplements allows you to receive a High Octane® award, provided all requirements are met. Note: you must complete and send in a separate application and picture for each win. (This cannot be the same win as a Purina® Honor® Show Chow® award.)

9. Show qualification requirement: Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and poultry are eligible. Rabbit entries must be Best in Show, Best of Breed or Best Meat Pen. Best Opposite Sex does not qualify.


10. Open shows, prospect shows and jackpot shows do not qualify. Please check with a Purina® dealer or Purina® representative for exceptions.


11. The awards application must be submitted to Purina® for processing and approval prior to December 31 of the current calendar year.

12. By submitting your animal/poultry performance information, photographs and winning story, you hereby authorize Purina Animal Nutrition LLC to publish your name, photographs or videos of you and your property and all material you furnish until revoked, by yourself, in writing. Revocation shall not affect any material previously prepared. Revocation must be sent to:
Top Performers Awards Program
Purina Honor Show Chow
100 Danforth Drive
Gray Summit, MO 63039

Official Shows and Show Classifications

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC recognizes these shows and local events as official show entries:


National Shows: National Western, San Antonio, Ft. Worth, San Angelo, Rodeo Austin, Houston, OYE, World Pork Expo, Midwest Stud Ram Sale, NJSA Summer Spectacular, Fall Classic, Ak-Sar-Ben, American Royal, NAILE, Arizona National.

State Shows: Any State Fair or approved State Show.

District/Regional Shows: Any show with a junior division open to residents of four or more counties or multiple states. 

County Shows: Any show with a junior division open to residents.

If the show you are submitting does not fit into one of the above categories, you must receive prior approval from your local Purina® Sales Rep. 

MARKET ANIMAL AWARDS:

Grand Champion: This animal is the top placing animal overall at any given show (Example – Grand Champion Market Barrow). 

Reserve Grand Champion: This animal is the 2nd top placing animal overall at any given show (Example – Reserve Grand Champion Market Wether). 

Breed Champion: This animal won 1st in class, and then won the top animal placing for a specific breed (Example – Champion Duroc Barrow, Champion Suffolk Wether, or Champion Maine Anjou Market Steer).

BREEDING ANIMAL AWARDS:

Supreme Champion: This animal was a Breed Champion, and then won overall Supreme Champion over all breeds (Example – Supreme Champion Heifer, or Supreme Champion Bull). Only one per show and must have competed against other breeds. 
Reserve Supreme Champion: This animal was a Breed or Reserve Breed Champion and then won overall Reserve Supreme Champion over all breeds (Example – Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer, or Reserve Supreme Champion Bull). Only one per show and must have competed against other breeds.

Breed Champion: This animal won 1st in class, and then won the top animal placing for a specific breed (Example – Champion Hampshire Breeding Gilt, Champion Dorset Ewe, or Champion Hereford Heifer). 

Honor® Show Chow® Top Performer Awards

Grand or Reserve Grand Champion, Supreme or Reserve Supreme Champion and Breed Champions qualify for the Top Performer Award.

National and State Champions.

Choose one jacket. Available in Men’s, Ladies and Youth Sizes. (Jacket styles subject to change)
National Men's JacketNational Women's JacketNational Youth Jacket

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HSC Buckle

Honor® Show Chow® Belt Buckle
Silver-plated belt buckle with color Honor® Show Chow® logo in center. 3” x 4”. Tarnish-free protection. (Personalized engraving with award won, breed, show and year sold separately. Gold ribbons do not appear on non-personalized belt buckles.)

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Regional, District, County & Local Champions.  

Choose one jacket or windshirt. Available in Unisex or Youth Sizes. (Items styles subject to change.)

County Pullover
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This offer is exclusively for those who have qualified in the Top Performers Program. Purina reserves the right to change or substitute the awards without prior notice. Awards cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash values.

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High Octane Awards

Purina Rain Jacket and Pants Purina® Rain Jacket or Pants


Download your Top Performer Program Application.