Entries will be submitted online and payment will need to be made by check. If the online entry system is well utilized in 2019, online payment options will be investigated for future shows.
If you have questions on the online entry system, please contact WSA Secretary, Mackenzie Cash, at email@example.com or 608-728-3238.
Entry Fees• Entries postmarked by May 20, 2019 are $20.00 per head per show. There will be a Junior Show and Open Show.• Entry fees postmarked after May 20, 2019 or paid onsite are $35.00 per head per show.• Junior exhibitors are eligible to participate in both the Junior and Open Show if fees for both shows are paid.• Entry fees are not refundable.
Membership & Age Requirements• To participate in the junior show, exhibitor must be a paid member of the Wisconsin Junior Shorthorn Association.• Junior exhibitors must be ages 7-21; age is determined as of January 1 of current year.• The minimum age to show is age 7; children younger than age 7 are not permitted in the show ring.• To participate in the open show, exhibitor must be a paid member of the Wisconsin Shorthorn Association. Wisconsin Shorthorn Association membership dues are waived for paid Wisconsin Junior Shorthorn Association members.
Classes & Registrations• American Shorthorn Association Regional Show Classifications are used for both junior and open shows. See the American Shorthorn Association website for the most current classifications. ShorthornPlus cattle must be 50% or greater Shorthorn.• Junior show classes include: steers, heifers, cow-calf, bulls, bred and owned heifers and steers, and showmanship. A calf from the cow- calf class may be shown separately if properly entered seperately with paid entry fee.• To be eligible for the bred and owned heifer and steer class, the junior exhibitor name must be listed on the registration papers as the breeder and the owner of the animal.• All cattle exhibited in the Junior Show MUST have the junior exhibitor’s name listed as one of the owners on the registration papers. Note: This is different than the National Junior Shorthorn Show.• Junior exhibitors may only be assisted in the show ring by other juniors.• Open show classes include: heifers, cow-calf, and bulls. A calf from the cow-calf class may be shown separately if properly entered seperately with paid entry fee.• Registration papers are required for all cattle and must be presented at check-in. The following registrations will be accepted: a. the original mailed to the owner; or b. the online registration printed from the ASA website• All animals must have a legible tattoo and it must correspond to the registration paper.• Animals without registration papers will not be allowed to show.• All bulls one year or older must have nose ring or nose lead when out of the stall, including in the show ring.• Tatoos may be inspected at the descretion of the show management.
Livestock Premise Identification Requirements• When entering the premise ID number on the entry form, use the ID number for the location where the animal is primarly housed. To register for a Livestock Premise Identification number, go to: www.wiid.org
Animal Health Regulations• Animal health requirements are subject to change as conditions warrant.• Cattle from within Wisconsin have no requirements for tests or health documents. Animals may be denied entry if they arrive at this event with contagious or infectious diseases, isolated and/or removed if they develop disease after arriving, or be subject to other action as necessary to control disease. Cattle with ringworm, mange or scabies will be removed from the premises. Fairs, Shows, & Other Special Events (see: https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/FairsShowsSpecialEvents.aspx) • Cattle from outside Wisconsin must: Be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) documenting an offical animal ID and all required tests and certifications. Have at least one form of official individual ID (including steers). Meet all ofWisconsin’s normal requirements for import (see https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/FairsShowsCattle.aspx).• Please check with your local veterinarian or DATCP if you have questions on Animal Health Regulations.