Red And White Holstein Competition


2023 NATIONAL RED & WHITE HOLSTEIN SHOW

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

DATE: Thursday November 9, 2023
TIME:
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Semex Ring of Excellence
JUDGE: Jeff Stephens - Troy, ON


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 Holstein Canada for its contribution to the National Holstein Show


RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  • The Holstein Show has updated its Conduct Rules, Standard Procedures for Enforcing Conduct Rules, and Infractions and Penalties in 2018. All exhibitors will be bound to these rules and will be required to sign an Exhibitor's Agreement before entering the show ring.
  • 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.
  • For all Holsteins (black & white and red & white), excessive hair beyond 1.5 inches from the skin is an unacceptable practice. All Holsteins will be examined before entering the ring and any animal with the height of hair on its topline exceeding 1.5 inches will not be allowed to enter the ring. Exhibitors will be permitted to trim the hair one time if they are over 1.5 inches at the measuring station.
  • All Holsteins showing in the Semex Ring of Excellence and the Coca-Cola Coliseum will be identified by harness cards that will be supplied by The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
  • Please Note: In keeping with national health, bio-security interests, and breed identification rules, all Canadian dairy animals must be tagged to show - one tag pair in each ear with all four component parts identically numbered. All US animals must carry USDA tags. Moreover, in order for US exhibitors to enter Canada, an import permit must be granted from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (The RAWF will submit the permit on the exhibitors behalf, but those needing an import permit will have to pay the Import Permit Fee on Assist Expo).For Holsteins, show rules will be enforced by the Holstein Association of Canada



    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

    401. R&W Holstein

    Classes:

    1.

    Summer Calf

    Born on or after June 1st, 2023

    2.

    Spring Heifer

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

    3.

    Winter Heifer

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

    4.

    Fall Heifer

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

    5.

    Summer Yearling

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

    6.

    Spring Yearling

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

    7.

    Winter Yearling

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

    8.

    Junior Breeder's Herd

    Group of three animals carrying the same prefix.

    10.

    Winter Yearling in Milk

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

    11.

    Fall Yearling in Milk

    Born September 1st, 2021 to November 30th, 2021

    12.

    Summer 2 Year Old

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

    13.

    Spring 2 Year Old

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

    14.

    Winter 2-Year Old

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

    15.

    Fall 2 Year Old

    Born between September 1st, 2020 and November 30th, 2020

    16.

    Junior 3-Year Old

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

    17.

    Senior 3-Year Old

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

    19.

    4-Year Old

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

    20.

    5-Year Old

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

    21.

    Mature Cow

    Born before September 1st, 2017

    22.

    Longtime Production Class (70,000 + kg)

    23.

    Breeder's Herd

    Group of three animals carrying the same prefix