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Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023

320 Days 23 Hours 2 Mins

Dairy Cattle

2022 Dairy Cattle

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Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. on the dates below, or earlier if barn capacity is reached.

  • Opens: Monday, June 20
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 1
  • Online Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 8

Register Online

Entry Lists:

Judge List:

  • Ayrshire: Kurt Wolf, Guttenberg, Iowa
  • Brown Swiss: Joe Sparrow, Worthville, Ky.
  • Guernsey: Kurt Wolf, Guttenberg, Iowa
  • Holstein: Eddie Bue, Kaukauna, Wis.
  • Jersey: Terri Packard, Boonsboro, Md.
  • Milking Shorthorn: Kaleb Kruse, Dyersville, Iowa
  • Red & White: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio

Divisions are listed alphabetically, not in show order.

Arrival & Departure Window

Arrival: Monday, Aug. 29, 4 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Departure Window: Thursday, Sept. 1, 1-5 p.m.


Tuesday, Aug. 30 • Warner Coliseum

  • 9 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Ayrshire, Guernsey (will run concurrently by class)
  • 10 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Milking Shorthorn, Red & White

Wednesday, Aug. 31 • Warner Coliseum

  • 9 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Brown Swiss, Holstein, Jersey

Thursday, Sept. 1 • Warner Coliseum

  • 10 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Supreme Champion Selection


Questions or concerns?

For further information, please contact or 651-288-4417.