National Shows

The American Hereford Association recognizes six national shows throughout the United States including the Keystone International Livestock Exposition, the American Royal, the North American International Livestock Exposition, the Western Nugget National Hereford Show, the National Western Stock Show and the Fort Worth Stock Show.

2018-19 National Show Schedule and Judge Line-up

Keystone International Livestock Exposition 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-787-2905, Show date: Oct. 5 Entry deadline: Aug. 31 Judge: Brady Jensen, Brookings, S.D.

American Royal National Hereford Show 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102 816-221-9800, Show date: Oct. 28 Entry deadline: Sept. 14 Judge: Daniel Fawcett, Ree Heights, S.D.

North American International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show P.O. Box 36367, Louisville, KY 40233 502-595-3166, Show date:Nov. 13 Entry deadline: Oct. 1 Judge: Blake Nelson, Platte City, Mo.

Western Nugget National Hereford Show 1405 Crown Dr., Reno, NV 89503 775-747-8917, 775-722-6116, Show dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Entry deadline: Early, Oct. 15; Final, Nov. 1 Judge: Brandon Callis, Minco, Okla.

National Western Stock Show 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216 800-336-6977, Show dates: Jan.  16-19 Jan. 16 – Juniors; Jan. 17 Bulls; Jan. 18 – Carloads/Pens, Sale; Jan. 19 – Females Entry deadline: Nov.  20 Judge: Charlie Boyd Jr., Mays Lick, Ky. Carloads/Pens judges: John McCurry, Burrton, Kan.; Cody Sankey, Economy, Ind.; and Brent Meeks, Taylor, Neb.

Southwestern Exposition National Hereford Show P.O. Box 150, Ft. Worth, TX 76101 817-877-2400, Show date: Feb. 4 Entry deadline: Nov.  15 Judge: Lydell Meier, Clinton, Tenn.