Jersey Competition


2023 NATIONAL JERSEY SHOW

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

DATE: Saturday November 11, 2023
TIME:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Semex Ring of Excellence
JUDGE: Pat Conroy - Angola, Indiana, USA
ASSOCIATE JUDGE: Gary Jones - Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland


Competition Information

Dairy Cattle Superintendent: Harry Emmott - (519) 750-4603, harryemmott@outlook.com

Entry Deadline: Friday October 13, 2023

Entry Fee: $60 per entry. Late entry fee is $250 after the entry deadline.


Move In / Out Information

Time of Arrival:

  • Move-in to the Industry Building (Main Barn) will begin Monday November 6, 2023, at 2:00 PM.
  • Move-in to the North Extension (Hall H) will continue the same as in previous years following the clean out and early morning move-in on November 8, 2023.

Any exhibitor with Holstein Cattle MUST be stabled by 3:00 PM on Tuesday November 7, 2023 for registration and inclusion in the catalogue.

Time of Release: Sunday November 12, 2023, beginning at 4:00 PM. All Ontario Exhibitors must remain stalled until release is announced by the Dairy Cattle Superintendent at 4:00 PM. Failure to comply will result in disciplinary action.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Out of province exhibitors can make arrangements to house animals in barns located near Toronto prior to move in. Contact Harry Emmott for more information.
  • It is important that ALL Ontario Dairy Exhibitors maintain thier herd display and a clean barn on Sunday November 12, 2023, as a marketing oppertunity for the Dairy Industry.

Special thanks to Jersey Canada for its contributions to the National Jersey Show


RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  • Attention US Exhibitors: Please refer to the Dairy Cattle Rules & Regulations for Import Permit Process and Testing Requirements.
  • Standard Agreement Form: All exhibitors must read and acknowledge that they understand the Dairy Cattle Code of Ethics by signing the entry form. Entries will not be processed if the Standard Exhibitor's and Standard Agreement between Owners and Fitters are not signed.
  • Please Note: Changing the natural colour of an animal is prohibited. However, external applications of cosmetics that affect only apperance may be used, including by way of example volour touch up of a maximum of 4" on either side of the topline, hoof polish, and false switches.

    Prize Money


    Please Note: The Royal will not issue payment on earnings less that $25
    Six (6) placings will be awarded prize money when there are 10 or more animals exhibited in the class
    Four (4) placings will be awarded prize money when there are 9 or fewer animals exhibited in the class


    CLASSES 1 - 7 (JUNIOR CLASSES)

    1st
    2nd
    3rd
    4th
    5th
    6th
    $50
    $45
    $40
    $35

    $30

    $25

    CLASSES 10 - 16, 18 - 21 (SENIOR CLASSES)

    1st
    2nd
    3rd
    4th
    5th
    6th
    $80
    $70
    $60
    $50
    $40
    $30

    403. Jersey

    Classes:

    1.

    Female Junior Calf

    Born on or after March 1st, 2023

    2.

    Female, Intermediate Calf

    Born between December 1st, 2022 and February 28th, 2023

    3.

    Female, Senior Calf

    Born between September 1st, 2022 and November 30th, 2022

    4.

    Female, Summer Yearling

    Born between June 1st, 2022 and August 31st, 2022

    5.

    Female Junior Yearling

    Born between March 1st, 2022 and May 31st, 2022

    6.

    Female, Uncalved/dry Intermediate Yearling

    Born between December 1st, 2021 and February 28th, 2022

    7.

    Junior Breeder's Herd

    3 Animals (same prefix), Min 1 Owned

    A group of 3 junior animals all with the same prefix. Exhibitor must have bred all three animals and own at least a portion of one. Les trois (3) sujets doivent être élevé par le même éleveur (même préfix), et l'éleveur doivent être pro- priétaire d'au moins une partie d'un (1) sujet

    10.

    Female Milking Intermediate Yearling

    Born December 1st, 2021 to February 28th, 2022

    11.

    Female, Milking Senior Yearling

    Born between September 1st, 2021 and November 30th, 2021

    13.

    Female, Junior. 2-Year Old

    Born between March 1st, 2021 and May 31st, 2021

    12.

    Female, Summer Junior. 2-Year Old

    Born between June 1st, 2021 and August 31st, 2021

    14.

    Female, Senior. 2-Year Old

    Born between September 1st, 2020 and February 28th, 2021

    15.

    Female, Junior. 3-Year Old

    Born between March 1st, 2020 and August 31st, 2020

    17.

    Female, Senior 3-Year Old

    Born between September 1st, 2019 and February 29th, 2020

    18.

    Female 4 Year-Old

    Born between September 1st, 2018 and August 31st, 2019

    19.

    Female 5-Year Old

    Born between September 1st, 2017 and August 31st, 2018

    20.

    Female Mature Cow

    Born before September 1st, 2017

    21.

    Lifetime Component Class

    Official Lifetime total solids (combined fat and protien) of 4,500KG or more

    22.

    Breeder's Herd

    3 Animals (same prefix), Min 1 Owned

    A group of 3 animals, all with the same prefix. Exhibitor must have bred all three animals and own at least a portion of one. Les trois (3) sujets doivent être élevé par le même éleveur (même préfixe), et l'éleveur doivent être propriétaire d'au moins une partie d'un (1) sujet


    Owner Awards

    Presented to the owners of the First Prize Female in each class by the following:


    Junior Calf

    Divina Genetics - Diane Stocker presents an award for the first prize Junior Calf.

    Intermediate CalfAyr Farmers Mutual - Doug Green presents an award for the first prize Intermediate Calf
    Senior CalfMaker Farms Inc. - Kerry Alexander, Rockwood, ON presents an award for the first prize Senior Calf

    Summer Yearling

    Therihof Jerseys Inc. - The Elshof Family, Berwick, ON presents an award for the first prize Summer Yearling
    Junior YearlingBeslea Farms Ltd. - Chris and Brianne Brown, Yarker, ON presents an award for the first prize Junior Yearling
    Uncalved / Dry Intermediate Yearling CalfJersey Canada presents an award to the first prize Uncalved / Dry Intermediate Yearling Calf
    Milking Intermediate YearlingGleneil Farms - Ian and Jen Fraser, Dalkeith, ON presents an award to the first prize Milking Intermediate Yearling
    Milking Senior YearlingHodglynn Holsteins, Kincardine, ON presents an award to the first prize Milking Senior Yearling
    Summer Junior 2-Year-OldWeavercroft Genetics - John Weaver presents an award to the first prize Summer Junior 2-Year-Old
    Junior 2-Year-OldSt. Lawrence Valley Jersey Club presents an award to the first prize Junior 2-Year-Old
    Senior 2-Year-OldChimewood Jerseys Ltd., Chilliwack, B.C. presents an award to the first prize Senior 2-Year-Old
    Junior 3-Year-OldGleneil Farms - Ian and Jen Fraser, Dalkeith, ON presents an award to the first prize Junior 3-Year-Old
    Senior 3-Year-OldSelect Sires presents an award to the first prize Senior 3-Year-Old
    5-Year-OldMusqie Valley Farms Ltd, Middle Musquodoboit, NS presents an award to the first prize 5-Year-Old

    Mature Cow

    Jersey Ontario presents an award to the first prize Mature Cow
    Lifetime ComponentJersey Canada presents an award to the first prize Lifetime Component Cow


    Specials


    Best Bred and Owned Awards

    Presented to the Best Bred and Owned Female in each class.

    Junior Breeder's Herd Banner

    Presented by Rapid Bay International Sires

    Junior Breeder Banner

    Presented by Payneside Farms Inc, Finch, ON

    Presented to the holder of the Prefix winning the greatest number of points on animals with the same prefix in classes 1-6. An individual, partnership, or institution can win the Premier Breeder Award without exhibiting any animals in the show. Points will be awarded using the point scheme for Junior Females as outlined for the Premier Breeder Award.

    Junior Exhibitor Banner

    Presented by Verona Jerseys - Martin Veronneau, Sainte Apollinaire QC

    Presented to the individual, partnership, or institution winning the greatest number of points on animals owned by the exhibitor in classes 1 - 6. Points will be awarded using the point scheme for Junior Females as outlined for the Premier Exhibitor Award.

    Junior Champion Banner

    Presented by Upper Grand Veterinary Services, Guelph, ON

    Reserve Junior Champion Female

    Presented by Ferme Daybreak SENC, St-Felix-de-Kingsey, QC

    Intermediate Champion Banner

    Presented by Bridon Farms Inc, Paris, ON

    Reserve Intermediate Champion Banner

    Presented by Lone Pine Jerseys, Didsbury, AB

    Champion & Reserve Champion 4-H Banners

    Presented by Avonlea Genetics Inc.

    Echobrook Farm Trophy

    Presented to the first prize 4-Year-Old by the Mortson Family, in memory of Mr.Jim Mortson, Queensville, ON

    George Raithby Memorial Trophy

    Presented to the first prize Breeder's Herd by the Raithby Family, ON

    Lactanet Production Award

    Presented by Lactanet to recognize the achievements of the Jersey Breed. The recipient of this award must have placed among the top ten in their classes and have the highest composite BCA on any completed record. The Senior 3-Year-Old, 4-Year-Old, 5-Year-Old, Mature Cow, and Lifetime Component classes are eligible. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to provide proof of production.

    The John Bull Memorial Trophy (Perpetual)

    Presented to the Best Uddered Female by Duncan, Bartley, and Mary Bull in memory of their late father, John Bull, for many years a prominent Jersey Breeder and a member of the Executive Committee of the RAWF. The winner will recieve a suitable memento.

    Elmer Buchanan Memorial Trophy

    The friends and family of the late Elmer Buchanan, Tony River, Nova Scotia, an outstanding Jersey enthusiast, together with Jersey Atlantic present a trophy for the Senior Champion Female.

    Reserve Senior Champion Female

    Presented in honour of the late Michael Heath.

    Don Head Challenge Trophy

    Presented to the Grand Champion Female by a member of the Redelmeier family in memory of thier father, the late W. Redelmeier, Don Head Jerseys.

    Grand Champion Female Banner

    Presented by Semex Alliance

    The Australian Trophy (Perpetual)

    Presented to the Reserve Grand Champion Female by the friends of the late Mrs. Jean Elliott Grisdale, as a gesture of friendship from Australian Jersey Breeders.

    Reserve Grand Champion

    Persented by Upper Grand Veterinary Services, Guelph, ON

    The Cliff Berry Award

    Presented by the Berry family to a highly respected leader in the Jersey community, who has shown dedication and commitment to the breed. The recipient will recieve a perpetual engraved plaque and unique gift from a recognized Quebec artist.

    Premier Breeder Banner

    Banner presented by RJ Farms, Robert & April Jarrell and family, to the holder of the Prefix winning the greatest number of points on animals with the same prefix. An individual, partnership, or institution can win the Premier Breeder Award without exhibiting any animals in the show. Points will be awarded as follows (points calculated on an exhibit of 7 animals):

    Senior Females:1st - 20, 2nd - 18, 3rd - 16, 4th - 14, 5th - 12, 6th - 10th, 7th - 8, 8th - 6, 9th - 4, 10th - 2

    Junior Females: 1st - 10, 2nd - 9, 3rd - 8, 4th - 7, 5th - 6, 6th - 5, 7th - 4, 8th - 3, 9th - 2, 10th - 1

    Premier Exhibitor Banner

    Banner presented by Jersey Canada to the individual, partnership, or institution winning the greatest number of points on animals owned by the exhibitor. Points will be awarded as follows (points calculated on an exhibit of 7 animals):

    Senior Females:1st - 20, 2nd - 18, 3rd - 16, 4th - 14, 5th - 12, 6th - 10th, 7th - 8, 8th - 6, 9th - 4, 10th - 2

    Junior Females: 1st - 10, 2nd - 9, 3rd - 8, 4th - 7, 5th - 6, 6th - 5, 7th - 4, 8th - 3, 9th - 2, 10th - 1

    Premier Sire Banner

    Award presented by Shamrock Genetics Inc. The Premier Sire award recognizes the sire whose progeny accumulates the greatest number of points on animals in the open single classes, based on up to seven (7) animals with the same sire. The banner is presented to the breeder of the animals generating the most points for the winning sire. Points are awarded as follows:

    Senior Females:1st - 20, 2nd - 18, 3rd - 16, 4th - 14, 5th - 12, 6th - 10th, 7th - 8, 8th - 6, 9th - 4, 10th - 2

    Junior Females: 1st - 10, 2nd - 9, 3rd - 8, 4th - 7, 5th - 6, 6th - 5, 7th - 4, 8th - 3, 9th - 2, 10th - 1


    RJ Farms Trophy (Perpetual)

    Presented to the Premier Breeder by Robert and April Jarrell and Family, Corbyville, ON. The winner will recieve a suitable memento.

    Granclare Farm Ltd. Trophy (Perpetual)
    Presented for superior Jersey showmanship by Kent and Dale Butcher, Granclare Farm Ltd., Princeton, ON in memory of their parents, Grant and Clarion Butcher. Competition will be open to all leadsmen in the RAWF Jersey Show. Leadsmen must show in at least 5 classes.



    2023 JUNIOR JERSEY SHOWMANSHIP


    DATE: Friday November 10, 2023
    TIME:
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, following Ayrshire Show
    LOCATION: Semex Ring of Excellence
    SPONSOR: Select Sires

    Entry Deadline: Tuesday October 10th, 2023. *Late entries will not be accepted*
    Entry forms must be obtained from and returned to Jersey Canada

    Rules and Regulations

    1. Open to contestants 6 - 21 years og age, as of January 1, 2023.
    2. Entry Forms are avaliable from Jersey Canada: 9-350 Speedvale Avenue West, Guelph, ON, N1H 7M7
    3. All Junior Showmanship contestants will recieve a shirt and ribbon. The winner will recieve a suitable memento.

    CLASSES

    1. PeeWee Showmanship - ages 6 - 8. Winner presented with an award sponsored by Dupasquier Farms
    2. Novice Showmanship - ages 9 - 12. Winner presented with the Enniskillen Trophy sponsored by Enniskillen Jerseys
    3. Junior Showmanship - ages 13 - 15. Winner presented with the William Featherstone Memorial Trophy
    4. Senior Showmanship - ages 16 - 21. Winner presented with an award sponsored by Lookout Jerseys

    Champion Showperson: Sponsored by Farm Boy Productions.


    QUALITY SEEDS SUPREME DAIRY CHAMPIONSHIP

    Date: Saturday November 11, 2023
    Time:
    5:00 PM
    Location:
    Semex Ring of Excellence

    Quality Seeds Supreme Dairy Champion - The Grand Champions from the National Aryshire Show, the National Black & White Holstein Show, the National Red & White Holstein Show, and the National Jersey Show will compete for the title of Supreme Dairy Champion and a prize of $2,000.

    Quality Seeds Supreme Junior Dairy Champion - The Junior Champions from the Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic, the National Ayrshire Show, the National Black & White Show, the National Red & White Show, and the National Jersey Show will compete for the title of Supreme Junior Dairy Champion and a prize of $1,000.

    Quality Seeds Supreme Dairy Champion 2022
    BLONDIN RD UNSTOPABULL MAPLE

    R & F Livestock, William Schilling, Kevin Doeberiener, and Lindsay Bowen of West Salem, OH