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, 2013
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.
Jack Ward has been named Executive Vice President (EVP) of the American Hereford Association (AHA). He has served as AHA’s chief operating officer and director of breed improvement since he joined the AHA team in 2003. >> Read more.
The nominating committee is requesting volunteers who are willing to serve a four-year term on the AHA board of directors. They encourage interested members and state leaders to contact them regarding prospective candidates within their state and region.
This year’s nominating committee includes:
Chairman Marty Lueck, Mountain Grove, Mo., 417-838-1482
Kevin Jensen, Courtland, Kan., 785-243-6397
Bill King, Stanley, N.M. 505-220-9909
Norris Fowler, Jonesville, S.C., 864-219-0182
Bob Morrison, Lexington, Ohio, 419-362-4471
Please note the updated phone number for Fowler.
Do you need help with the new online registry system, MyHerd.org? Or would like to see how the new system works before signing up? Join the MyHerd team for a webinar on how to get started with MyHerd.org. Participants will learn about the customized home screen for pedigree and performance members. The team will demonstrate how to register calves in real-time and transfer owned animals electronically. This is also an opportunity to ask questions and get virtual help.
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