Simmental Competition


2023 SIMMENTAL COMPETITION

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


Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Semex Ring of Excellence, North Ring

Judge: Brett Wildman, AB


Competition Information

Entry Closing Date: Tuesday October 10, 2023

Breed Contact: Charles Burns - (905) 773-2827

Move in - Barn: Tuesday October 31, 2023. Cattle must be in place before Thursday November 2, 2023, at 8:00 AM.

Move in - Tie-Outs: Tie outs will not be available until Monday October 30, 2023, after 8:00 AM

Weigh in: Thursday November 2, 2023 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Tie out times:

Wednesday November 1, 2023 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Thursday November 2, 2023 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Friday November 3, 2023 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Saturday November 4, 2023 from 8:00pm to 8:20pm OR 9:00pm to 9:20pm

Sunday November 5, 2023 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm OR 9:00pm to 9:20pm

Move out: Sunday November 5, 2023, 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 6. Cattle can remain in tie outs until 12:00 PM (noon) on Monday.
  • Pack must be gone from the barn by Monday November 6 at 7:00 AM.

      **Please see the General Beef Cattle section for entry fees, tie-out information, and beef cattle rules & regulations**


      EXHIBITORS PLEASE NOTE:

      1. Exhibitors must have their animals in the marshalling area prior to entry of the class into the ring. Late arrivals will be refused entry into the show ring.
      2. All exhibitors MUST wear a clean pair of pants, blue Simmental show shirt or Simmental wind shirt in the show ring.
      3. All Simmental exhibits must meet a minimum requirement of 7/8 purebred for females, and 15/16 purebred for males, as recognized by the Canadian Simmental Association except in classes 5, 6 & 7 where females must be at least 50% but less than 7/8 purebred as recognized by the Canadian Simmental Association.
      4. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has banned the use of aerosol cans in the marshaling area, as per rule #2 of the General Rules and Regulations. Failure to comply will result in disqualification.
      5. Where numbers warrant (minimum five (5) head) in the heifer calf, yearling female and bull calf divisions, class splits will be made using fullblood and purebred criteria according to the Canadian Herd Book.
      6. If an animal is foreign registered only, the exhibitor must provide written proof from the Canadian Simmental Association as to their eligibility for Canadian registration.
      7. All calves shown in class 12 or 13 are also eligible to be shown individually in their own current year calf class. In the event that a heifer calf shown along side her dam who is the Senior Champion Female or Reserve, and the heifer calf is also Junior or Senior Heifer Calf Champion or Reserve, the exhibitor must choose to show either the pair, or the calf alone in the Grand Champion Female Class.
      8. Exhibits in classes 5, 6 & 7 are not eligible to compete in any other class or award

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      Simmental Results

      Classes:

      1.

      Junior Heifer Calf

      Born on or after March 1st, 2023 , min. 3 months of age

      2.

      Intermediate Heifer Calf

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

      3.

      Senior Heifer Calf

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

      4.

      Female Calf - Percentage Simmental

      Born on or after January 1st, 2023 , Min. 3 months of age

      5.

      Female Yearling - Percentage Simmental

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

      6.

      Junior Heifer Yearling

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

      7.

      Intermediate Heifer Yearling

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

      8.

      Senior Heifer Yearling

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

      9.

      Female, born In 2021, with her own 2023, natural purebred, tattooed Calf at Foot

      Born between January 1st, 2021 and December 31st, 2021

      10.

      Female, born prior to January 1st, 2021 with her own 2023, natural purebred, tattooed Calf at Foot

      Born before January 1st, 2021

      11.

      Junior Bull Calf

      Born on after February 16th, 2023 , min. 3 months of age

      12.

      Senior Bull Calf

      Born between January 1st, 2023 and February 15th, 2023

      13.

      Junior Yearling Bull

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

      14.

      Senior Yearling Bull

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

      15.

      Bull Born In 2021

      Born between January 1st, 2021 and December 31st, 2021

      16.

      Breeder's Herd

      A group of four (4) animals bred by the exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes.

      17.

      Get Of Sire

      A group of three (3) animals from the same sire, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes

      18.

      Progeny Of Dam

      Two animals, either sex, the progeny of one dam, must be exhibited in previous classes.


      BANNERS


      Champion Junior Heifer Calf

      Presented by Foley Simmentals, Kanata ON

      Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf

      Presented by Locust Hill Farm, Tara ON

      Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf

      Presented by Simmgen Land & Cattle Co., Jarvis, ON

      Reserve Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf

      Presented by Jetstream Livestock

      Champion Senior Heifer Calf

      Presented by Ridgeview Cattle Co., Lambton Shores ON

      Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf

      Presented by Leahy Stock Farm, Bernard & Lise Leahy & Family, Douro ON

      Champion Junior Yearling Female

      Presented by Tonette Farms Tom & Jeanette, Andrea, Montana & Tate Stillman


      Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer

      Presented by South Bristol Cattle Co

      Reserve Champion Junior Yearling Female

      Presented by Donovandale Farms, Gerald & Keitha Donovan & Family, Ashton ON


      Reserve Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer

      Presented by SHanes Livestock

      Champion Senior Yearling Female

      Presented by Indian River Cattle Company

      Reserve Champion Senior Yearling Female

      Presented by Crooked Creek Farms, Mike & Tina Metske &
      Family

      Grand Champion Female

      Presented by Waydamar Simmentals, Dave & Gayle Milliner, Dundalk ON

      Reserve Grand Champion Female

      Presented by Flo-Lar Farms in Memory of Larry Behnke

      Champion Junior Bull Calf

      Presented by Robson Acres, The Robson Family Millbrook ON

      Reserve Champion Junior Bull Calf

      Presented by Barlee Simmentals, Jerry & Laurie Barber, Shawville PQ

      Champion Senior Bull Calf

      Presented by Clarke Family Farms Inc. Blenheim ON

      Reserve Champion Senior Bull Calf

      Presented by Jon-Ern Farms Ltd

      Champion Junior Yearling Bull

      Presented by Gravandale Simmentals, Ivan & Grace Oesch, Wellesley ON

      Reserve Champion Junior Yearling Bull

      Presented by Destiny Simmentals, Todd & Karen Campbell,
      Meaford ON

      Champion Senior Yearling Bull

      Presented by Alton Century Farms Armo ON


      Grand Champion Bull

      Presented by Canadian Simmental Country Calgary AB

      Reserve Champion Senior Yearling Bull

      Presented by Ottawa Valley Simmental Club


      Reserve Grand Champion Bull

      Presented by Black River Farms, Dan & Janet Munro, Sutton ON

      Champion Progeny of Dam

      Presented by Brandlee Simmentals, Brad & Tracy Turpin, Sterling ON

      Champion Breeder's Herd

      Presented by Cedar Creek Simmentals

      Champion Get of Sire

      Presented by MacCrostie Livestock, Paisley ON

      Champion Fullblood

      Presented by Rick Sha Farms

      Champion Percentage Female

      Presented by Academy Hill Livestock, John & Kathy Pearson, Grafton ON

      Reserve Champion Percentage Female

      Presented by Circle K Simmentals, Kerwood ON

      Supreme Champion Simmental

      Presented by the Irish Simmental Society


      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

      Ron Wooddisse Memorial Performance and Efficiency Award

      The champion and reserve champion heifer and bull will be announced following the Grand Champion Female Competition. This class takes place prior to the Royal and was open to all OSA members. Animals will be scoredbased on the lowest percentile average ranking of all the animal’s pedigree EPD’s tracked by the Canadian Simmental Association. Animals that have a DNA sample reported on the animal pedigree at the entry deadline will receive bonus points for the accuracy they achieve through the genomic testing.

      Supreme Champion Simmental Trophy (Perpetual)

      Presented to the Supreme Champion Simmental of the show by the Irish Simmental Cattle Society

      Champion Bull
      Presented by Canadian Simmental Country Calgary AB

      Reserve Champion Bull

      Presented by Black River Farms Dan & Janet Munro, Sutton ON

      Champion Female

      Presented by Rockridge Simmentals in memory of Florence Lewis

      Reserve Champion Female

      Presented by V Simmentals in memory of Benny Vance

      MASTERFEEDS SUPREME BEEF CHAMPIONSHIP

      Date: Sunday November 5, 2023
      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 2022
      BUCHANAN’s BRUNO C656
      Indian River Cattle Company, Rolling Meadows Angus and Buchanan Cattle Enterprises