Nicholas Booton Wins Grand Champion Showmanship Award For Poultry At Rio Arriba County Fair

IMG_3142.jpgNicholas Booton prouds shows off the belt buckle he won for Champion  Showmanship all levels for his chicken. Los Alamos 4-H youth were invited to participate in the Rio Arriba County event this year. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

IMG_1425Hallie and Nicholas.jpgHallie Vigil of Cundiyo and Nicholas Booton of Los Alamos Saturday at the Rio Arriba County Fair where Vigil got to show Booton’s chicken and Booton got to show Vigil’s pig in the Round Robin Showmanship event. Vigil won overall for Showmanship. She is also a member of the Los Alamos Sportsmen’s Club Young Guns shotgun team. Photo by Mike O’Neill/

IMG_1395 (1).jpgNicholas Booton learns how to show a steer for the Round Robin Showmanship event at the Rio Arriba County Fair. Courtesy photo

IMG_1389 (1).jpgNicholas Booton of Los Alamos won the Grand Showman Award for all levels in the poultry competition Saturday at the Rio Arriba County Fair. He also took third in his category for his chicken and first in the Poultry novice division showman. Booton participated in the Round Robin Tournament where he demonstrated to all the other winners how to show poultry.  Photo by Maire O’Neill/