2016-17 National Shows

Keystone International Livestock Exposition
2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 787-2905, www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us
Entry deadline: Aug. 31
Show date: Oct. 7
Judge: Shane Werk, Burton, Kan.

American Royal National Hereford Show
1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102
(816) 221-9800, www.americanroyal.com
Entry deadline: Sept. 20
Ownership deadline: Sept. 20
Show date: Oct. 30
Judge: Kevin Jensen, Courtland, Kan.
Junior Judge: Scott Bush, Britton, S.D.
Hotel: Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
777 N W Argosy Csino Parkway
Riverside, MO 64150
Rate: $119.00
Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-270-7711. Reference to the American Hereford Association group should be made when making reservations.

North American International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show
P.O. Box 36367, Louisville, KY 40233
(502) 595-3166, www.livestockexpo.org
Entry deadline: Oct. 1
Show date: Nov. 17
Judge: Dan Hoge, Galva, Ill.
Junior Judge: TBD
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center
830 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY 40209
502-367-2251
Reference to the American Hereford Association should be made when reserving your rooms.

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
Entry deadline: Early, Oct. 15; Final, Oct. 30
Show dates: Dec. 1 - junior show; Dec. 2-3- open show
Judge: Chris Mullinix, Manhattan, Kan.
Hotel: Nugget Casino Resort
1100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV 89431
To make reservations call, 1-800-648-1177 use the group code GHERFRD to receive the Nugget Hereford Show & Sale special rates

Open Show entry letter
Open Show entry form
John Ascuaga Scholarship Criteria
John Ascuaga Scholarship Application

National Western Stock Show
4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216
(800) 336-6977, www.nationalwestern.com,
Entry deadline: Nov. 20, 2016
Show dates: Jan. 12 juniors and bulls; Jan. 13, Carloads/Pens, National Sale; Jan. 14 females
Judge: Bill Conely, Clarksdale, Mo.; Associate Judge: Kyle Conely, Sulphur, Okla.
Junior Show Judge: Brandon Callis, Minco, Okla.
Carloads/Pens judges: Dale Micheli, Ft Bridger, Wyo.; Ryan Rathman, Stanton, Texas; and Travis Pembrook, Fairview, Okla.

Hotel: Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
3801 Quebec St
Denver, CO 80207
Rate: $117.00 single
To reserve a room call 888-228-9290 and mention the American Hereford Association or book your rooms online here by 12/16/16

Overflow Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites Denver Stapleton
4550 North Central Park Blvd
Denver, Co 80238
303-373-1983
Mention the American Hereford Association for the group rate.

Southwestern Exposition National Hereford Show
P.O. Box 150, Ft. Worth, TX 76101
(817) 877-2400, www.fwstockshowrodeo.com
Entry deadline: Nov. 15, 2016
Show date: Jan. 30, 2017
Judge: Matt Copeland, Nara Visa, N.M.

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