All-Western Competition Rules & Regulations 2016

All-Western deadline is fast approaching!  Submit your entries by November 15, 2016

All entries must be received by November 15, 2016!
All – Western Form and all class information can be found here All Western  rules, classes, entry form or email lexi@cowsmo.com

Guidelines 2016
To qualify animals:
• Must be purebred of 75% or higher in purity registered Holstein
• Have placed in the top three at Western Canada designated shows
• All 2014 show placings must be listed

Entries
• Must be completed in full. If information is missing or incorrect (eg. sire name, wrong class, age etc) the entry may not be accepted
• Completed entry form must be submitted for each animal or Breeders Herd
• Photos must be taken during the 2016 show season
• Either a hard copy, digitial file or photo number MUST be supplied
• In the event Cowsmopolitan does not have a current photo on file a reprint will be ordered at the owners’ expense.  Super cow competition photos must be taken within the last 2 years.

4-H Entries:
• To be completed on the same form
• Must be shown by the member in the eligible shows -All first, second or third placing at a 4-H or Junior shows on the below list qualify
• All Provincial 4H shows, WCC and Canadian Classic

2016 All-Western Designated Shows
British Columbia
• North Okanagan (Armstrong) Spring Show – HO
• BC Holstein Spring Show (Abbotsford) – HO
• Vancouver Island Show (Duncan) – HO
• Interior Provincial Exhibition (Armstrong) – HO&JE
• Central Fraser Valley Fall Harvest Show (Abbotsford) – HO & JE

Alberta
• Calgary Dairy Classic – JE & HO
• Alberta Dairy Congress – HO
• Red Deer Westerner Championship Showcase – JE & HO

Additional 4-H Shows Only
• Western Canadian Classic
• Canadian Classic
• Provincial 4-H Shows
• Club Achievement Days

***Cowsmopolitan reserves the right to drop any Holstein show that does not have more than 75 entries as well as any Jersey show that does not have more than 25 head and consideration will be given for shows over 75 head.

Selection Process
• All animals nominated will be featured online with photos All -Western Nomination section on line December 20, 2016 including on Facebook.  They will also be listed in the Winter issue of Cowsmo.
• A full panel of judges will then vote on the nominations and the winning entries will be published with photos in the Spring 2016 issue of Cowsmopolitan
• Winners will be notified by phone or email by January 20, 2017

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