Rules & Classes

 

NORTH AMERICAN NORMANDE SHOW

Iowa County Fairgrounds              Mineral Point, Wisconsin

11:00 am

GENERAL RULES

*Any Normande breeder or owner is eligible to exhibit at the show.

*Cattle exhibited must be registered or eligible for registration in the North American 

 Normande Association herd book.  Normande animals recorded in another breed association herd book                                                    qualify as long as the exhibitor submits a copy of the other Association’s registration paper to a NANA representative prior to 11:00 am the day of the show.

*Cattle can arrive no earlier than 8 am on the Friday before the show . 

*Cattle will be released as soon as the show is over.

 *Exhibitors are expected assist with cleaning the barns immediately

*Exhibitors are expected to assist with the cleaning of the barns immediately after the show. (A skid steer and spreaders will be there to make it easier and quicker.)

*Animals exhibited must be sired by a Registered Normande bull and be at least 50% Normande genetics.

*IF ANIMALS ARE NOT YET REGISTERED THERE WILL BE REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE SHOW AND CAN BE SUBMITTED TO THE NANA REGISTRY SECRETARY BEFORE 11:00 AM THE DAY OF THE SHOW.

 

ENTRY FORMS (See below.)

Entry deadline 10 days before the date of the show and there is no entry fee. Entries will be accepted up until time of show for a late fee of $5.00/animal. Submit your entries electronically using the website form or snail mail your entries to:

Barbara Wogsland

11006 Bestul Road

Scandinavia, WI  54977

 

ANIMAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS (See Wisconsin regulations below.)

 

 

JUDGING

*Showmanship classes will be judge before placings classes.

*Separate classes will be held for dairy and beef Normandes.

*See entry form for class selections.  If a class has less than 2 entries, it may be combined with another class. If a class has a large number of entries it may be split into two or three classes.

*Class order will be Bulls, Heifers and Cows. During the show classes will alternate between beef and dairy entries.

*Qualified judges will be hired to place each class.

*Ribbons will be awarded to the first three places in every class and trophies/platters will be awarded to the Champion and Reserve Champion is each division.

 

FACILITIES

*The Iowa County Fairground is located on Fair Street in Mineral Point, WI. 

*No bedding or feed will be provided; all exhibiters must bring their own.

*RV or camper parking is available at the fairgrounds and motels are located in or near Mineral Point.

 

WISCONSIN HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR CATTLE

 

Cattle originating from within Wisconsin: There are no test or health document requirements for cattle from within Wisconsin.

Cattle originating from outside of Wisconsin:

*A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection shall accompany all cattle documenting animal identification and all tests or certificates required.

*Steers are exempt from any brucellosis test requirement.

*Cattle from Brucellosis Certified Free herds in Class A states may enter Wisconsin without a prior brucellosis test if the certified herd number and the last test date appear on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.

All cattle originating from Tuberculosis Modified Accredited Advanced states shall have a negative tuberculosis test within 60 days of entering Wisconsin; these states are Minnesota and New Mexico. Call the Wisconsin Division of Animal Health for a current listing of these states. (608-224-4872)

Dairy animals from states not recognizing Wisconsin’s Tuberculosis Free status shall be required to have a negative tuberculosis test within 60 days of coming into Wisconsin. These states currently include: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut (beef also), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (beef also), Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (beef also), South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia (beef also) and Wyoming. Call the Wisconsin Division of Animal Health (608-224-4872) to check on the current status of your state if you do not know it.

Cattle originating from Tuberculosis Accredited Free herds (except MI) may enter Wisconsin without a prior test if the accredited herd number appears on the Certificate of Inspection.

Cattle originating from Michigan must have a permit number and require special tuberculosis testing. Call the Wisconsin Division of Animal Health (608-224-4872) to determine testing requirements.

If you have any questions about what is needed to bring your cattle into Wisconsin contact your veterinarian or the Wisconsin Division of Animal Health (608-224-4872).

 

CLASSES FOR 2017 NATIONAL NORMANDE SHOW

DAIRY

Class 1                  Dairy Spring Bull Calf                                     born on or after March 1, 2017

Class 2                  Dairy Fall Bull Calf                                           born September 1, 2016 to February 29, 2017

Class 3                  Dairy Spring Yearling Bull                             born March 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016

Class 4                  Dairy Fall Yearling Bull                                  born September 1, 2015 to February 28, 2016

Class 5                  Dairy Spring Heifer Calf                                 born on or after March 1, 2017

Class 6                  Dairy Winter Heifer Calf                               born December 1, 2016 to February 29, 2017

Class 7                  Dairy Fall Heifer Calf                                      born September 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016

Class 8                  Dairy Summer Yearling Heifer                   born June 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016

Class 9                  Dairy Spring Yearling Heifer                       born March 1, 2016 to May 31, 2016

Class 10                Dairy Fall Yearling Heifer                             born September 1, 2015 to February 28, 2016

Class 11                Dairy Non-freshened 2 year old                born September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015

Class 31                Junior Best 3 Females                                  3 females, same farm prefix, under 2 years old

 

JUNIOR CHAMPION DAIRY HEIFER                                                                                                                                          

 

RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION DAIRY HEIFER                                                                                                                       

 

Class 12                Dairy Milking Yearling                                   born September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016

Class 13                Dairy 2 year old in milk                                 born September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015

Class 14                Dairy 3 year old in milk                                 born September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014

Class 15                Dairy 4 year old in milk                                 born September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013

Class 16                Dairy 5 year and older in milk                    born before September 1, 2012

Class 17              Dairy Dry cow any age                                 born before September 1, 2013

 

GRAND CHAMPION DAIRY COW                                                                                                                                              

 

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION DAIRY COW                                                                                                                           

 

BEEF

Class 18                Beef Junior Bull Calf                                       born on or after January 1, 2017

Class 19                Beef Senior Bull Calf                                       born September 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016

Class 20                Beef Summer Yearling Bull                          born May 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016

Class 21                Beef Junior Yearling Bull                              born January 1, 2016 to April 31, 2016

Class 22                Beef Senior Yearling Bull                              born September 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015

 

GRAND CHAMPION BEEF BULL                                                                                                                                                 

 

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BEEF BULL                                                                                                                               

 

Class 23                Beef Junior Heifer Calf                                  born on or after January 1, 2017

Class 24                Beef Senior Heifer Calf                                  born September 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016

Class 25                Beef Summer Yearling Heifer                    born May 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016

Class 26                Beef Junior Yearling Heifer                         born January 1, 2016 to April 30, 2016

Class 27                Beef Senior Yearling Heifer                         born September 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015

Class 28                Beef Cow/Calf Pair                                                                                                                                         

Class 29                Beef Feeder Calf                                              born on or January 1, 2017

Class 30                Beef Market Steer                                           born on or after January 1, 2016

 

GRAND CHAMPION BEEF FEMALE                                                                                                                           

 

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BEEF FEMALE                                                                                                                        

 

DAIRY GROUP CLASSES

Class 32                Best 3 Females                                 3 females, same farm prefix, 2 years and older

Class 33                Dam and Offspring                         1 cow and her male or female offspring, any age

Class 34                Produce of Dam                                2 offspring of same dam, any age, male or female

 

BEEF GROUP CLASSES

Class 35                                Pen of 3 Bulls                  3 bulls bred by same breeder, any age

Class 36                             Pen of 3 Heifers             3 heifers bred by same breeder, any age

 

SHOWMANSHIP

 

Rules: a) There will be 2 divisions: Dairy and Beef.

           b) There will be 3 age categories in each division:

                            Youth:  ages up through 12 as of 10-01-2017

                            Teen:  ages 13-19

                            Adult:  ages 20 and over.

*Showmanship classes will be held before the regular placings classes.

*Ribbons will be given to the top three in each category.

*You do not need to sign up beforehand.

*You do not need to own the animal to show in the showmanship class.

 

FARM DISPLAY EXHIBIT

 

Rules: This category is for anyone who would like to bring Normandes to the show but feels    uncomfortable with leading them in a show ring. No awards will be given, just an opportunity to showcase your cattle tied in the barn.