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2023 Junior Convention

January 6-8, 2023 | Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Hosted by the Manitowoc Junior Holstein Association
Tentative Convention Schedule 

Friday, January 6

12 -5 p.m.       DJM Interviews 

12                    Convention Registration & Contest Room opens

                                    Dairy Jeopardy Registration (deadline to check-in is 1:30 p.m.)

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

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

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

                         Progressive Breeder & Long Range Production Awards, Bell-R-Ring Contest

to follow          Game Night

                         Panel Discussion: "Life after Junior Holsteins" featuring Tony Brey, 

                         Jessica Pralle-Trimner and Ty Hildebrandt


Saturday, January 7

7-8:30 a.m.      Breakfast

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

                         Speaker: Dan Hagenow 

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

6:30 p.m.         Banquet ; Dance to follow


Sunday, January 8

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast and Contest Room results

                         Spirit Award & Bell-R-Ring winner announced

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

10:00 a.m.       Dairy Bowl Finals

11:30 a.m.       YQCA seminar

Holiday Inn - Manitowoc

4601 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc, WI 54220


Reference “Wisconsin Holstein Foundation”
when making reservations


use code WHF for convention group rate

Group Rate: 
$110/night plus tax for single/double occupancy
$120/night plus tax for triple/quad occupancy

Group rate will be available until December 21, 2022 or until the block is full.

2022 Junior Calf Raffle

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

Calf: Registered Holstein Heifer Calf from Ragnar Holsteins, Valders, Wisconsin 

Ragnar Unix Becca

Born 9/2/22

Dam: Ragnar Sdkck Billi Jean-TW VG-85

Sire: Croteau Lesperron Unix-ET

Becca is backed by 11 generations of VG or EX dams.

Additional raffle prizes donated by:

Badger Dairy Club                Origin Repro                 Sartori

St. Jacobs ABC                     SWTC                             World Dairy Expo

UWP Pioneer Dairy Club     UWRF Dairy Club           Zoetis

Wisconsin Holstein Association

Additional gift baskets donated by Junior Activities Committee and Royalty

Junior Convention Results
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