Class List

2018
SEVENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL WEST VIRGINIA DAIRY CATTLE SHOW

CLASS LIST FOR AYRSHIRE, BROWN SWISS, GUERNSEY, HOLSTEIN, JERSEY, AND MILKING SHORTHORN

Class 1 Spring Heifer Calf, born after February 28, 2018 and before June 1, 2018

Class 2 Winter Heifer Calf, born after November 30, 2017 and before March 1, 2018

Class 3 Fall Heifer Calf, born after August 31, 2017 and before December 1, 2017

Class 4 Summer Yearling Heifer, born after May 31, 2017 and before September 1, 2017

Class 5 Spring Yearling Heifer, born after February 28, 2017 and before June 1, 2017

Class 6 Winter Yearling Heifer, born after November 30, 2016 and before March 1, 2017

Class 7 Fall Yearling Heifer, born after August 31, 2016 and before December 1, 2016

Class 8 JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE (REGISTERED)

Winners of Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 9 RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE

Except Junior Champion, winners of Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and second place winner in Junior Champion’s single class. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

After the Junior Champion Female and Reserve Junior Champion Female selections are made for a breed, Class 10 will be shown for that breed before moving on to the champion selections for the next breed.  Once Classes 8-10 have been completed for all breeds, the Supreme Junior Champion Female will be selected.

Class 10 Junior Best Three Females, animals eligible for Classes 1-7, all bred and owned by exhibitor.  Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.

Class 11 SUPREME JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE

Junior Champions from each breed. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 12 Junior Two-Year-Old, born after February 28, 2016 and before September 1, 2016

Class 13 Senior Two-Year-Old, born after August 31, 2015 and before March 1, 2016

Class 14 Three-Year-Old, born after August 31, 2014 and before September 1, 2015

Class 15 Four-Year-Old, born after August 31, 2013 and before September 1, 2014

Class 16 Aged Cow, five years old and over, born before September 1, 2013

Class 17 Dry Cow, any age (must have freshened at least once)

Class 18 SENIOR CHAMPION (REGISTERED)

Winners of Classes 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 19 RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION

Except Senior Champion, winners of Classes 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and second place winner in Senior Champion’s single class. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 20 GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE

Winners of Classes 8 and 18. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 21 RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE

Except Grand Champion, winners of Classes 8, 9, 18, 19.

A. YOUTH B. OPEN

After the Grand and Reserve Champion selections are made for a breed, Classes 22-25 will be shown for that breed before moving on to the champion selections and group classes for the next breed.  Once Classes 20-25 have been completed for all breeds, Class 26 will show and then the Supreme Senior Champion will be selected.

Class 22 Dam-Daughter, consisting of 2 females, owned and shown by one exhibitor, one being the daughter of the other.

Class 23 Produce-of-Dam, to consist of 2 females, any age, the produce of one cow.  The dam must be named.  Each exhibitor is limited to one entry from the same dam.

Class 24 Dairy Herd, to consist of 3 cows that have all calved at least once, to be owned by exhibitor.  Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.

Class 25 Breeder’s Herd, to consist of 5 females (two cows shown in Classes 12-17, two unfreshened heifer or calves shown in Classes 1-7, and one female, any age, shown in any class) all bred by exhibitor.  Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.

Class 26 Mixed Breed Exhibitor’s Herd, to consist of 5 females (two cows shown in Classes 12-17, two unfreshened heifer or calves shown in Classes 1-7, and one female, any age, shown in any class) all owned by exhibitor.  Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.

Class 27 SUPREME CHAMPION FEMALE

Senior Champion Females from each breed. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Only animals receiving Blue Ribbons are eligible for the championship classes.