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District Shows

Thank you to all the show chairs and volunteers who helped make the 2023 District Shows a success. We had 1238 head exhibited at all of the shows.

Results from the shows are in the archives below and photos from each of the shows can be found on our Facebook page.

2024 District Show Dates

District 1 - Monday, June 10 in St. Croix Falls
District 2 - Monday, July 1 in Black River Falls
District 3 - Monday, July 8 in Lancaster
District 4 - Tuesday, July 9 in Wausau
District 5 - Tuesday, June 18 in Portage
District 6 - Saturday, June 29 in Monroe
District 7 - Saturday, June 22 in Weyauwega
District 8 - Thursday, June 20 in Jefferson
District 10 - Wednesday, June 19 in Fond du Lac

2024 District Show Information

District 1

Date:  Monday, June 10        

Polk County Fairgrounds, St Croix Falls

Entries Due:  Wednesday, May 29

Entry Fee:  online fee - $20/head, mailed entry - $25/head; (late fee of $50/head)

Mail Entries to:  Catherine Johnson, 2080 20th Ave., Star Prairie, WI 54026

Checks Payable to:  Polk County Holstein Breeders

District Chair:  Jade Kruschke, 715-977-2579, jadejensen54@yahoo.com

Local Chair:  Catherine Johnson, 763-227-5498, Catherine.mattson27@gmail.com and Rayannon Lundgren, 715-566-0088, lundgrenrayannon@gmail.com

Grounds Open: Friday, June 7 from 4-8 p.m. for bed down only; cattle may arrive starting Saturday, June 8 at 8 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m.

Starting Time:  9:00 a.m.

Judge:  Brian Coyne

Veterinarian:  Northern Vet Service, 715-371-0990

Showmanship: Sunday, June 9 at 4 p.m.

Grounds open on Friday from 4-8 p.m. for bed down only. We are hoping to have a photographer at the show. Camping will be available for $25/night. There will be a Summer Junior 2-Year-Old class, please enter as a Junior 2-Year-Old and classes will get sorted by birthdate for the show.

 

District 2

Date:  Monday, July 1  

Jackson County Fairgrounds, Black River Falls

Entries Due: Saturday, June 15

Entry Fee:  $20/head; (late fee of $25/head)

Mail Entries to:  Dakota Pfaff, N10235 Old Stage Road, Alma Center, WI 54611

Checks Payable to:  Jackson County Holstein Breeders

District Chair:  Paul Trapp, 715-896-7062; wildwynde14@gmail.com

Local Chair:  Dakota Pfaff, 715-579-3889, dakotabowe@gmail.com

Grounds Open:  Saturday, June 29 after 2 p.m. for bed down only; cattle may arrive starting Sunday, June 30 at 7 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Monday, July 1 at 8 a.m.

Starting Time:  10 a.m.

Judge:  Steven Nelson

Veterinarian:  Luke Trapp, 715-896-2569

Showmanship:  Monday, July 1 at 9 a.m.

Show is being held in conjunction with the Brown Swiss Canton show – classes will alternate breeds. There will be a Summer Junior 2-Year-Old class, please enter as a Junior 2-Year-Old and classes will get sorted by birthdate for the show.

 

District 3

Date:  Monday, July 8

Grant County Fairgrounds, Lancaster

Entries Due:  Saturday, June 22

Entry Fee:  online fee - $10/head, mailed entry - $15/head; (late fee of $25/head)

Mail Entries to:  Laura Wackershauser, 321 E Linden St., Lancaster, WI 53813

Checks Payable to:  District 3 Holstein Breeders

District Chair:  Angela Davis Brown, 608-574-7756, arbrown81@hotmail.com

Local Chair:  Jason Kearns, 608-306-2201, burtonriderkearns@gmail.com

Grounds Open: Friday, July 5 at 8 a.m. for bed down only; grounds open Saturday, July 6 at 8 a.m. for cattle arrival

Check-In Deadline:  Sunday, July 7 at 4 p.m.

Starting Time:  9 a.m.            

Judge:  Brooks Hendrickson

Veterinarian:  Lancaster Vet Clinic, 608-723-6366

Showmanship:  Sunday, July 7 at 6:00 p.m.

Camping available for $25. Exhibitor meeting and pizza at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. There will be a Summer Junior 2-Year-Old class, please enter as a Junior 2-Year-Old and classes will get sorted by birthdate for the show.

 

District 4

Date: Tuesday, July 9

Marathon Park, Wausau

Entries Due: Friday, June 21

Entry Fee:  online fee - $15/head, mailed entry - $25/head; (late fee of $50/head)

Mail Entries to:  Doug Dittmar, 6006 Birch Street Apt. 3, Schofield, WI 54476

Checks Payable to: Marathon County Holstein Association Cooperative

District Chair: Scott Pralle, 715-533-0901, spralle@centurylink.net

Local Chair:  Doug Dittmar, 715-571-0843, ded725@aol.com

Grounds Open:  Monday, July 8 at 6 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Tuesday, July 9 at 8 a.m.

Starting Time:  9 a.m.

Judge:  Eddie Bue

Veterinarian:  Athens Vet, 715-257-7003

Showmanship:  Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m.

There will be a Summer Junior 2-Year-Old class, please enter as a Junior 2-Year-Old and classes will get sorted by birthdate for the show.

 

District 5

Date:  Tuesday, June 18

Columbia County Fairgrounds, Portage

Entries Due: Saturday, June 1

Entry Fee:  online fee - $20/head, mailed entry - $25/head; (late fee of $50/head)

Mail Entries to:  Colt Voegeli, N2768 Sanderson Rd., Poynette, WI 53955

Checks Payable to:  District 5 Holstein Association

District & Local Chair:  Colt Voegeli, cvoegeli@aol.com; 608-692-0225

Grounds Open: Sunday, June 16 at 8 a.m. for bed down only; cattle may arrive starting Monday, June 17 at 8 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Tuesday, June 18 at 7 a.m.

Starting Time:  Immediately following showmanship (approx. 9 a.m.)                    

Judge:  Ben Wallace

Veterinarian:  Lodi Veterinary Care, 608-592-7755

Showmanship:  Tuesday, June 18 at 8 a.m. (registration at 7 a.m.)

 

District 6

Date:  Saturday, June 29

Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe

Entries Due:  Wednesday, June 12

Entry Fee:  $20/head; (late fee - $50/head)

Mail Entries to:  Shaun Bainbridge, 848 10th Avenue, New Glarus, WI 53574

Checks Payable to:  Green County Holstein Breeders

District Chair:  Kristen Metcalf, 608-289-5373, broege.k@gmail.com

Local Chair: Shaun Bainbridge, 608-219-7529, ngfdshaun@yahoo.com

Grounds Open: Thursday, June 27 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. for setup only; cattle may arrive starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 28

Check-In Deadline:  Saturday, June 29 at 7 a.m.

Starting Time:  8:30 a.m.

Judge:  Jason Danhof

Veterinarian:  Brodhead Veterinary Medical Center, 608-897-8632

Showmanship:  Friday, June 28 at 5:30 pm.

There will be a Summer Junior 2-Year-Old class, please enter as a Junior 2-Year-Old and classes will get sorted by birthdate for the show.

 

District 7

Date:  Saturday, June 22

Waupaca County Fairgrounds, Weyauwega

Entries Due:  Monday, June 3

Entry Fee:  online fee - $21/head, mailed entry - $25/head; (late fee of $41/head)

Mail Entries to:  Willis Gunst, N3687 30th Dr., Pine River, WI 54965

Checks Payable to:  Waupaca-Waushara Holstein Assoc.

District & Local Chair:  Willis Gunst, 920-858-9367; willisgunst@gmail.com

Grounds Open: Thursday, June 20 at 6 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Saturday, June 22 at 8 a.m.

Starting Time:  9:30 a.m.

Judge:  Tyler Carter

Veterinarian:  United Vet, 715-752-4747

Showmanship:  Friday, June 21 at 6 p.m.

Camping on the grounds available for $30/night payable to Waupaca-Waushara Holstein Assoc. There will be a Summer Junior 2-Year-Old class, please enter as a Junior 2-Year-Old and classes will get sorted by birthdate for the show.

 

District 8

Date:  Thursday, June 20

Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Jefferson

Entries Due:  Monday, June 10

Entry Fee:  $15/head; (late fee of $40/head)

Mail Entries to:  Cheryl Ehrke, N3173 Trieloff Rd., Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Checks Payable to:  Jefferson County Holstein Breeders

District Chair: Mandy Sell-Stanford, 920-253-8773, sellcrestfarm@yahoo.com

Local Chair: Zach Tolzman, 608-642-1400, zach.tolzman21@gmail.com

Grounds Open: Wednesday, June 19 at 8 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Thursday, June 20 at 8 a.m.

Starting Time:  10 a.m.

Judge:  Tammy Voegeli

Veterinarian: Jefferson Vet Clinic, 920-674-2383

Showmanship:  Wednesday, June 20 at 8 a.m.

 

District 10

Date:  Wednesday, June 19

Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, Fond du Lac

Entries Due:  Saturday, June 1

Entry Fee:  online fee - $25/head, mailed entry - $30/head; (late fee of $50/head)

Mail Entries to:  Chad Ryan, N4067 Twin Oaks Drive, Fond du Lac, WI 54937

Checks Payable to:  Fond du Lac County Holstein Assoc.

District Chair:  Sara Feldmann, 920-980-9704, sfeldmann23@gmail.com

Local Chair: JR Boyke, 920-960-4564, jrboyke@vir-clar.com and Chad Ryan, 920-960-1449, amyryanajr@hotmail.com

Grounds Open: Monday, June 17 from 12-5 p.m. for bed down only; cattle may arrive starting Tuesday, June 18 at 6 a.m.

Check-In Deadline:  Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30 a.m.

Starting Time:  9 a.m.

Judge:  Brooks Hendrickson

Veterinarian: Dairy Doctors (Kent Bindl), 920-892-4696

Showmanship:  Tuesday, June 18 at 5 p.m.

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