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2024 Junior Convention

December 29-31, 2023 | Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Hosted by the Fond du Lac Junior Holstein Association
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Fond du Lac

For reservations, call (920) 923-1440, press #9.  Rooms are $129.00 plus tax and gratuity and includes a full breakfast buffet for hotel guests.  Rooms block is under Wisconsin Holstein Foundation and available until December 1.

TENTATIVE Schedule

Friday, December 29

10 a.m. -5 p.m.      DJM Interviews 

11 a.m.                   Convention Registration & Activity Room opens

                               Dairy Jeopardy & Speaking Contest Registration (deadline to check-in is 12:45 p.m.)

                               Dairy Bowl Registration (check-in by 5 p.m.)

11:30 a.m.             Room open for Dairy Bowl seeding exam; may arrive until 12 noon; no youth can leave until after 12 noon

12:45 p.m.             Dairy Jeopardy & Speaking Judges’ orientation

1:00 p.m.               Dairy Jeopardy & Speaking Contest Roll Call & contests begin (all ages) 

5:15 p.m.               Junior Forum & Caucuses; Adult Forum

6:30 p.m.               Dairy Bowl coaches meeting (if needed)

7:00 p.m.               Dinner - Dairy Jeopardy, Essay Contest & Junior Farm Tour Awards,

                               Junior Progressive Breeder & Long Range Production Awards

                               Bell-R-Ring Contest

                               Music, games and ice cream social to follow

Saturday, December 30

6:30-9:00 a.m.       Complimentary breakfast for hotel guests

7:45 a.m.                Dairy Bowl volunteer orientation

8:00 a.m.                Junior Dairy Bowl Contest begins

8:00 a.m.                Contest Room opens 

9:00 a.m.                Royalty Interviews 

12:00 p.m.              Princess Luncheon; First-time Attendee & Graduate Recognition 

1:45 p.m.                Senior & Rookie Dairy Bowl contests begin

6:30 p.m.                Banquet

                                Dance to follow

Sunday, December 31

7-9:00 a.m.            Complimentary breakfast for hotel guests

8:30 a.m.               Contest Room results, Speaking Contest awards, Premier County & Bell-R-Ring winners announced

9:00 a.m.               Business Meeting, JAC Elections & Raffle Drawing 

10:00 a.m.             Dairy Bowl Finals

11:30 a.m.             YQCA seminar

2023 Junior Calf Raffle

Tickets available from any Wisconsin Holstein junior member. For additional tickets, contact the WHA office.

Calf: Registered Holstein Heifer Calf from Kamphuis Farms LLC, Brandon, Wisconsin 

Kamphuis Luster Got Lucky-P    born 9/3/23

S: Luster-P

D: Kampy Tatoo Goldie GP-83 2Y

2D: Kampy Doorman Gabriella EX-91

3D: Bella-Ridge Aftershock Gin-ET VG-86 

4D: Rosedale Go For Gin-ET EX-93 

      (Full sister to Lexington-ET EX-95)

Additional prizes donated by:

Badger Dairy Club, Cowsmopolitan, Dairy Star, Genex, Origin Reproduction Services, Sartori, SWTC,

UW-Platteville Pioneer Dairy Club, UW-River Falls Dairy Club, Wisconsin Holstein Association, World Dairy Expo,

Zoetis, Junior Activities Committee and Royalty team members

5D: Rosedale Lexi-ET VG-89

6D: Rosedale Lea-Ann-ET EX-93

7D: Stookey Elm Park Blackrose EX-96

8D: Nanette TT Speckle-Red EX-93

Junior Convention Results
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