Hereford Competition

2024 HEREFORD COMPETITION

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair gratefully acknowledges the contribution from Masterfeeds for their overall sponsorship of the Beef Cattle Shows.


Date: Saturday November 2, 2024

Time: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Semex Ring of Excellence, North Ring

Judge: Jirl Buck, Madill, OK


Competition Information

Breed Boss: Laura Naismith - (613) 612-0822 and Jessica Lasby - (519) 939-0283

Entry Deadline: Tuesday October 15, 2024. Late entries can be made online until Friday October 25, 2024, with the late entry fee.

Entry Fee: $70 per entry, $75 per cow/calf entry. Late Entry Fee: $250 per entry.

Chutes: $40 - are available to purchase for exhibitors with three (3) or more head stabled.

Online Entries: https://www.assistexpo.ca/rawf (Entries will open Friday September 6, 2024)

Important Dates

Move In - Barn: Tuesday October 29, 2024. Cattle must be in place before Thursday October 31, 2024, at 8:00 AM

Move In - Tie-Outs: Tie outs will not be available until Monday October 28, 2024, after 8:00 AM.

Weigh In: TBD

Tie Out Times: TBD

Move Out: Sunday November 3, 2024, following conclusion of Supreme Show.

  • Tear down of stalls cannot start until after the Supreme Show in finished and trailers will not be allowed to move until all cattle have walked to tie outs. Tie out walk time TBA.
  • No cattle will be allowed back in the barn on Monday November 4. Cattle can remain in tie outs until 12:00 PM (noon) on Monday.
  • Pack must be gone from the barn by Monday November 4 at 7:00 AM.

      **Please see the General Beef Cattle section for rules & regulations**


        EXHIBITORS PLEASE NOTE:

        1. Exhibitors MUST advise the Breed Contact by October 15, 2024, of their final number of exhibits. Space will not be allocated for those exhibitors who fail to provide this information.
        2. A copy of the registration certificate must accompany entries. Exhibitors are reminded that entries must be made in the exact ownership as it appears on the pedigree.
        3. The red vest or show shirt must be worn by all exhibitors.
        4. Prior to entry, all animals must have a legible tattoo corresponding with the pedigree.
        5. No tattoo altering will be allowed after arrival.
        6. These rules will be strictly enforced by the Ontario Hereford Association. Any animals found not meeting these requirements will not be permitted to be exhibited and must be removed from the barns for the duration of the show.
        7. The Canadian Hereford Association, Mark of Excellence (MOE) rules and regulations will be followed.
        8. The RAWF has also banned all aerosol cans from the marshalling area, as per rule #2 of the General Beef Rules and Regulations. By entering your animals, you are agreeing to abide by these rules and failure to comply will result in disqualification.

        Junior Hereford Show

        Date: Thursday October 31, 2024
        Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
        Location: Semex Ring of Excellence, North Ring

        Entries must be sent by October 15th, 2024 to:
        Ontario Junior Hereford Association, c/o Megan Jones
        Email: redrockpolledherefords@gmail.com
        Tel: (705) 934-2357

        SHOWMANSHIP

        Note the following age divisions and include class # and date of birth:

        1. PeeWee Showmanship. 8 years of age and under
        2. Junior Showmanship, 9-12 years of age
        3. Intermediate Showmanship, 13-16 years of age
        4. Senior Showmanship, 17-21 years of age
        5. Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Showpersons

        Ribbons 1st to 5th will be awarded.
        Only Heifer Calves and Yearling Heifers may be shown in showmanship and must be chosen from a herd already stabled at the RAWF.
        Entries are open to current / active Canadian Junior Hereford Association members. A red vest of show shirt must be worn.


        Hereford Futurity

        Date: Thursday October 31, 2024
        Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
        Location: Semex Ring of Excellence, North Ring

        Grand Champion Female Banner

        Presented by Bar JM

        Reserve Grand Champion Female Banner

        Presented by JDL Cattle Co. & D&S Livestock

        Grand Champion Bull Banner

        Presented by Whiskey Lane Livestock

        Reserve Grand Champion Bull Banner

        Presented by Dorbay Polled Herefords

        Ribbons 1st to 5th will be awarded


              Hereford Results

              Classes:

              1A.

              Junior Female Calf Born In 2024 Min. 3 Months Of Age

              Born between April 1st, 2024 and August 7, 2024

              1B.

              Intermediate Female Calf Born In 2024

              Born between February 1st, 2024 and March 31st, 2024

              1C.

              Senior Female Calf Born In 2024

              Born between January 1st, 2024 and January 31st, 2024

              2A.

              Junior Yearling Female Born In 2023

              Born between April 1st, 2023 and December 31st, 2023

              2B.

              Intermediate Yearling Female Born In 2023

              Born between February1st, 2023 and March 31st, 2023

              2C.

              Senior Yearling Female Born In 2023

              Born between January 1st, 2023 and January 31st, 2023

              3.

              Female Born In 2022 with her own 2024 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot

              Born between January 1st, 2022 and December 31st, 2022

              4.

              Female Born Before January 1st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural, purebred , tattooed calf at foot

              Born before January 1st, 2022


              NOTE: Class 3 and 4

              Class 3 - Female born in 2022, with her own 2024 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot: A calf from the two-year-old female cow/calf class may be shown individually in the Get-of Sire and Breeder’s Herd classes at MOE shows.
              If the show has less than seventy-five (75) head of cattle, the show committee may also allow calves from the two-year-old female to be shown individually in the Current Year Calf Class.
              If the show is over seventy-five (75) head of cattle, a heifer calf can be entered two ways (calf class and pair class). Depending on the show order, decided by the MOE show committee, heifer calves that win the honour of Grand or Reserve Grand Heifer Calf Champion may not be shown as a pair, or heifer calves on a Grand or Reserve Grand Champion cow may not be shown individually in the heifer calf class. A bull calf can be shown both ways.

              Class 4 - Female born prior to January 1, 2022, with her own 2024 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot: A calf from the cow/calf class may be shown individually in the Get-of-Sire and Breeder’s Herd classes at MOE shows.
              If the show has less than seventy-five (75) head of cattle, the show committee may also allow calves from the cow/ calf class to be shown individually in the Current Year Calf Class.
              If the show is over seventy-five (75) head of cattle, a heifer calf can be entered two ways (calf class and pair class). Depending on the show order, decided by the MOE show committee, heifer calves that win the honour of Grand or Reserve Grand Heifer Calf Champion may not be shown as a pair, or heifer calves on a Grand or Reserve Grand Champion cow may not be shown individually in the heifer calf class. A bull calf can be shown both ways.
              Rosettes


              5A.

              Junior Bull Calf Born In 2024 - Min. 3 Months Of Age

              Born between April 1st, 2024 and August 7, 2024

              5B.

              Intermediate Bull Calf Born In 2024

              Born between February 1st, 2024 and March 31st, 2024

              5C.

              Senior Bull Calf Born In 2024

              Born between January 1st, 2024 and January 31st, 2024

              6A.

              Junior Yearling Bull Born 2023

              Born between April 1st, 2023 and December 31st, 2023

              6B.

              Senior Yearling Bull Born 2023

              Born between January 1st, 2023 and March 31st, 2023

              7.

              Bull Born In 2022

              Born between January 1st, 2022 and December 31st, 2022

              8.

              Breeder's Herd

              A breeding unit of 4 animals bred by the exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes.

              9.

              Get Of Sire

              A breeding unit of 3 animals from the same sire, both sexes represented, must be shown in previous classes.

              10.

              Progeny Of Dam

              A group of 2 animals, either sex, the progeny of one dam, must be shown in previous classes.


              BANNERS


              Junior Heifer Calf Champion

              Presented by Truluck Livestock

              Reserve Junior Heifer Calf Champion

              Presented by Charsha Farms

              Intermediate Heifer Calf Champion

              Presented by Dorbay Polled Herefords

              Reserve Intermediate Heifer Calf Champion

              Presented by Hills Polled Herefords

              Senior Heifer Calf Champion

              Presented by Medonte Highlands Polled Herefords

              Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion

              Presented by Marbren Farms

              Junior Yearling Female Champion

              Presented by Shady Birch

              Reserve Junior Yearling Female Champion

              Presented by Whiskey Lane Livestock

              Intermediate Yearling Female Champion

              Presented by Elzevir Hereford Farms

              Reserve Intermediate Yearling Female Champion

              Presented by Elmlodge Polled Herefords

              Senior Yearling Female Champion

              Presented by Hiddenview Herefords

              Reserve Senior Yearling Female Champion

              Presented by DGS Cattle Company

              2-Year-Old Champion Female

              Presented by Oulton Farms

              Reserve 2-Year-Old Champion Female

              Presented by JDL Cattle Co. and D&S Livestock

              Mature Pair Champion Female

              Presented by Iris Creek Farms

              Reserve Mature Pair Champion Female

              Presented by Circle L

              Grand Champion Female

              Presented by Abby Hill

              Reserve Grand Champion Female

              Presented by Chula-Vista

              Junior Bull Calf Champion

              Presented by Rock Bottom Farm

              Reserve Junior Bull Calf Champion

              Presented by Dunsmore Family Farms

              Intermediate Bull Calf Champion

              Presented by Dan Porter Registered Herefords

              Reserve Intermediate Bull Calf Champion

              Presented by Concordia Herefords

              Senior Bull Calf Champion

              Presented by Lian Mor Polled Herefords

              Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion

              Presented by Bar J M

              Junior Yearling Bull Champion

              Presented by Lazy EMS Cattle Co.

              Reserve Junior Yearling Bull Champion

              Presented by Double H Cattle Co.

              Senior Yearling Bull Champion

              Presented by T Bar C Cattle Company

              Reserve Senior Yearling Bull Champion

              Presented by Shady Villa Cattle Company

              Senior Bull Champion

              Presented by Stonewood Grange

              Reserve Senior Bull Champion

              Presented by Lemondale

              Grand Champion Bull

              Presented by River Valley Polled Herefords

              Reserve Grand Champion Bull

              Presented by Twelve Oaks Land & Cattle Co. LTD

              Champion Breeder's Herd

              Presented by Canadian Hereford Association

              Champion Get of Sire

              Presented by Ontario Hereford Association

              Champion Progeny of Dam

              Presented by Ontario Hereford Association


              SPECIALS


              Premier Exhibitor Award

              An award is presented to the exhibitor with the most points for animals owned and shown by the exhibitor based on their highest (6) placings in the individual classes. All animals accumulating points for this award must be the entries of one exhibitor. In the case of joint-ownership, the exhibitor must be specified, otherwise the joint owners will be considered as one exhibitor / entry.

              Banner presented by The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

              Premier Breeder Award

              An award is presented to the individual company (as recorded on the Certificate of Registration) whose animals accumulate the highest total points based on their highest (6) placings in the individual classes. To be eligible for the Premier Breeder Award, the breeder must exhibit at the show. Qualification for this award is based on Canadian rules that specify all owners at the time of conception are the breeders of the animals.

              Banner presented by The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

              James W. Rummerfield Trophy
              Presented to the highest placed female with heifer calf at foot. Both must be Canadian Bred and Ontario owned (if partnership, one must be from Ontario). The winner will be the highest placed qualifier from two-year-old or mature cow championship.
              Supreme Champion Hereford: In Memory of Nadine Wells
              Sponsored by The Ontario Hereford Association

              Presented to the highest placed Animal exhibited in the Eastern Canadian Hereford Show. The award is in memory of Nadine Wells, long time supporter of the Ontario Hereford Association.

              MASTERFEEDS SUPREME BEEF CHAMPIONSHIP

              Date: Sunday November 3, 2024
              Time:
              4:00 PM
              Location:
              Semex Ring of Excellence

              The Masterfeeds Supreme Beef Championship class will invite the Grand Champion Bull and Female from each of The Royal's seven breed shows, the National Junior Beef Heifer Show back into the ring along with the supreme champions from premier regional beef shows in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes to be judged for overall Supreme Bull and Female. Three North American officials have been invited to decide who will take home the prize and title of Masterfeeds Supreme Bull and Supreme Female.

              Masterfeeds Supreme Champion Bull 2023
              BAKER FARMS JUSTIFIED 15J
              (Champion Bull, Charolais) owned by Ashley Baker of Baker Farms and Wilgenbusch Charolais, Madoc, ON, who qualified at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Paris Fair, Barrie Fair, Tweed Fair and the Lindsay Exhibition.