2023 Virtual National Show


Entries to be submitted by email to milking.shorthorn@gmail.com

JUDGE: To be announced

1. The current rules and regulations including the ‘Standard Exhibitor’s Agreement’ of the Canadian Dairy Breeds are in effect.
2. Exhibits per exhibitor are restricted to a maximum of 2 entries per class.
3. All entries must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor.
4. There is no fee to enter; however, all entries must be received by 11:59pm pm EST on Friday, September 22nd, 2023.
6. All entries must include animal name, registration number, and date of birth. For cows, calving date and number of lactations must be provided.
7. All entries must be accompanied by one video (between 30 and 60 seconds in length) that shows the animal in motion as well as from multiple angles. Video should be taken close enough to the animal to ensure that the animal’s conformation is easily visible. Entries should also be accompanied by a minimum of 2 photos (maximum of 5), ideally showing each side of the animal. For milking animals (Classes 3, 4 and 5), there should be at least one photo that shows a rear or three-quarter angle of the udder.
8. Entries will be accepted by email to milking.shorthorn@gmail.com.
9. Animals should be prepared as if they are going to a in-person show.  This includes being washed, clipped, shown with a leather halter, and led by a person in presentable clothing (no barn clothes).  No abnormal adulterations to the animal will be permitted in line with the Standard Exhibitor’s Agreement of the Canadian Dairy Breeds.
10.  Prize money for the 5 age classes will be $60 for first place, $45 for second place, and $30 for third place, $20 for fourth place
11.  Animals entered must reside in Canada.
12. Entries entered and exhibited by 4-H members are eligible for an additional $40 special prize.

1. Calves  – Born on or after September 1st, 2022.  
2. Yearling Heifers – Born on or before August 31st, 2022.  Uncalved. 

Junior Champion Female:  
Selected from 1st and 2nd place entries in Classes 1 and 2. 
Champion – $150.00, Reserve – $90.00, Honourable Mention – $60.00

3. First Lactation Cows.  
4. Second and Third Lactation Cows.  
5. Fourth or More Lactation Cows. 

Grand Champion Female:  
Grand Champion – $200.00, Reserve – $125.00, Honourable Mention – $75.00

Note:  Prize money to be confirmed this summer.  Listed prizes are from 2022 Virtual Show.

Confirmed Sponsors for 2023:

Farm Credit Canada
Oceanbrae Farms