Dairy cattle exhibitors are encouraged to enter animals for the 2017 World Dairy Expo International Futurity.
Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn and Red & White Three-Year-Old Futurity competitions will be held, as well as an overall and reserve overall winner selected.
Futurity entries will close November 1, 2014 at midnight (CDT). Animals must be born between September 1, 2013-August 31, 2014 to be eligible to enter the 2017 Futurity.
The entry fee is a one-time payment of $50 per animal. No additional futurity payments will be required. However, World Dairy Expo’s stalling/entry fee must also be paid the year of the 2017 Futurity.
Visit the World Dairy Expo website for more details and the online entry form. Paper and online entries will be accepted.
World Dairy Expo is recognized as the meeting place for the global dairy industry. In early October, 77,204 dairy producers and industry experts from 94 countries traveled to Madison, Wis. The world-class event drew 2,334 head of North American dairy cattle and 835 exhibiting companies to the trade show.
Next year, World Dairy Expo’s theme is “Dairy in Our DNA” and will be held September 29 through October 3, 2015.