2015-16 National Shows
Keystone International Livestock Exposition
2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 787-2905, www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us
Show date: Oct. 2
Entry deadline: Aug. 31
Judge: Scott Bayer, Ringle, Wis.
American Royal National Hereford Show
1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102
(816) 221-9800, www.americanroyal.com
Show date: Nov. 1
Entry deadline: Sept. 10
Judge: Dan Shike, Urbana, Ill.
North American International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show
P.O. Box 36367, Louisville, KY 40233
(502) 595-3166, www.livestockexpo.org
Show date: Nov. 19
Entry deadline: Oct. 1
Judge: Matt Copeland, Nara Visa, N.M.
Western Nugget National Hereford Show
Reno, Nev., www.nuggethereford.com
Show secretary: Sue Hoffman, 1405 Crown Dr., Reno, NV 89503,
(775) 747-8917, (775) 722-6116
Show dates: Dec. 3 - junior show; Dec. 4-5 - open show
Entry deadline: Early, Oct. 15; Final, Oct. 30
Judge: Jirl Buck, Madill, Okla.
National Western Stock Show
4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216
(800) 336-6977, www.nationalwestern.com,
Show dates: Jan. 14-16, 2016
Jan. 14 juniors and bulls; Jan. 15, Carloads/Pens, National Sale; Jan. 16 females
Entry deadline: Nov. 20, 2015
Judge: Tyler Cates, Modoc, Ind.; Associate Judge: Brian Cates, Modoc, Ind.
Junior Show Judge: Josh Taylor, Skiatook, Okla.
Carloads/Pens judges: Ronny Morgan, Burwell, Neb.; Ryan Rathman, Stanton, Texas; and Travis Pembrook, Fairview, Okla.
Southwestern Exposition National Hereford Show
P.O. Box 150, Ft. Worth, TX 76101
Show date: Feb. 1, 2016
Entry deadline: Nov. 15, 2015
Judge: Randy Daniels, Colbert, Ga.
Thursday, Oct. 15 is the early-bird registration deadline for the 2016 World Hereford Conference. The 17th World Hereford Conference is scheduled for April 18-25, 2016, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Hereford breeders can save up to $300 registering for the conference now. Susan Croll, Arrowhead Hills Travel, is available to help coordinate travel for American Hereford Association members. She can be reached at 620-364-5871 or email@example.com.
Plan now to attend the Hereford activities during the 2016 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver Jan. 14-16.
Hereford enthusiasts will enjoy three days of events and activities including an educational forum, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal. For more information including the schedule of events and hotel reservations, go to AHA Annual Meeting.
A highlight of the weekend will be "Celebrate the Brand 1501 Wyandotte." Join us Friday evening as we will celebrate 20 years of the CHB Program and recognize our Hall of Fame and scholarship winners. You can now purchase tickets online. Order tickets prior to Oct. 20 for $50 per ticket after Oct. 20 the cost will be $75.