Class List

2022 EIGHTIETH 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, 2022 and before June 1, 2022

Class 2 Winter Heifer Calf, born after November 30, 2021 and before March 1, 2022

Class 3 Fall Heifer Calf, born after August 31, 2021 and before December 1, 2021

Class 4 Summer Yearling Heifer, born after May 31, 2021 and before September 1, 2021

Class 5 Spring Yearling Heifer, born after February 29, 2021 and before June 1, 2021

Class 6 Winter Yearling Heifer, born after November 30, 2020 and before March 1, 2021

Class 7 Fall Yearling Heifer, born after August 31, 2020 and before December 1, 2020

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 Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion Female are selected for a breed, Class 10 will be shown for that breed before moving on to the champion selections and Class 10 for the next breed.  Once Classes 8-10 are completed for all breeds, Class 11 will be shown.

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 (Unfreshened), born after February 28, 2020 and before September 1, 2020

Class 13 Junior Two-Year-Old (Freshened), born after February 28, 2020 and before September 1, 2020

Class 14 Senior Two-Year-Old, born after August 31, 2019 and before March 1, 2020

Class 15 Three-Year-Old, born after August 31, 2018 and before September 1, 2019

Class 16 Four-Year-Old, born after August 31, 2017 and before September 1, 2018

Class 17 Aged Cow, five years old and over, born before September 1, 2017

Class 18 Dry Cow, any age (must have freshened at least once)

Class 19 SENIOR CHAMPION (REGISTERED)

Winners of Classes 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 20 RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION

Except Senior Champion, winners of Classes 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and second place winner in Senior Champion’s single class. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 21 GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE

Winners of Classes 8 and 19. A. YOUTH B. OPEN

Class 22 RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE

Except Grand Champion, winners of Classes 8, 9, 19, 20.

A. YOUTH B. OPEN

After Grand and Reserve Champion is selected for a breed, Classes 23-26 will be shown for that breed before moving on to the champion selections and group classes for the next breed.  Once Classes 19-26 are completed for all breeds, Classes 27-29 will be shown.

Class 23 Dam-Daughter, consisting of 2 females, owned and shown by one exhibitor, one being the daughter of the other.

Class 24 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 25 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 26 Breeder’s Herd, to consist of 5 females (two cows shown in Classes 12-18, two unfreshened heifers 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 27 West Virginia Exhibitor’s Herd, to consist of 5 females of any breed (two cows shown in Classes 12-18, two unfreshened heifers 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. First Place: $75 Second Place: $50

Class 28 West Virginia Breeder’s Herd, to consist of 5 females of any breed (two cows shown in Classes 12-18, two unfreshened heifers 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. First Place: $75 Second Place: $50

Class 29 SUPREME CHAMPION FEMALE

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

Only animals receiving Blue Ribbons are eligible for championship classes.