2024 Daily Schedule

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Admission purchased through September 30, 2024 (12 years and older):
$15 daily  |  $40 season

Admission purchased October 1-4, 2024 (12 years and older):
$20 daily  |  $50 season

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Admission required October 1 - October 4; parking included.


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Saturday, September 28th, 2024

9:00 AM World Dairy Expo Youth Fitting Contest (Sale Pavilion)more info
12:00 PM World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest (Coliseum)more info
6:30 PM Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Appreciation Ice Cream Social (The Tanbark) 

Sunday, September 29th, 2024

7:30 AM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (Coliseum)
12:00 PM International Junior Holstein Show (Coliseum
5:30 PM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest Awards Banquet (The Tanbark) 
7:00 PM World Ayrshire Event Sale (Sale Pavilion)more info

Monday, September 30th, 2024

7:00 AM International Jersey Show - Heifers (Coliseum
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Career Connections (Atrium)
10:00 AM International Ayrshire Show (Coliseum
1:30 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - Heifers (Coliseum

Tuesday, October 1st, 2024

7:00 AM International Jersey Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum
7:00 AM International Milking Shorthorn Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum
8:00 AM Central National FFA Events (Sale Pavilion & Exhibition Hall)more info
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Family Lounge, hosted by Dairy Girl Network
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM FFA Seminar (Mendota 2)more info
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour - Schoepp Farms, LLC (Mendota 1
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM FFA Seminar (Mendota 2)more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Expo Seminar: "Cultivate Your Culture" (Mendota 1
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
2:30 PM International Brown Swiss Show - Heifers (Coliseum
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) 
5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Commercial Exhibitor Party (Exhibition Hall Atrium
6:00 PM Top of the World Jersey Sale (The Tanbark)more info

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2024

7:00 AM International Brown Swiss Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum
7:00 AM International Guernsey Show - Heifers (Coliseum
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Tanbark Talk: CDCB Industry Meeting (The Tanbark
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Family Lounge, hosted by Dairy Girl Network
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour - McCarty Family Farms (Mendota 1
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM U.S. Farm Report - LIVE (The Tanbark
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Expo Seminar: "Net Zero Opportunities and Challenges in Dairy Production" (Mendota 1
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)more info
2:00 PM International Red & White Show - Heifers (Coliseum
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
3:00 PM World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (Sale Pavilion)more info
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) 
6:00 PM Recognition Awards Reception & Banquet (The Tanbark) 

Thursday, October 3rd, 2024

7:00 AM International Guernsey Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum
7:00 AM International Red & White Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tanbark Talk: RaboResearch Global Dairy Update (The Tanbark
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Family Lounge, hosted by Dairy Girl Network
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour - Vandoske Dairy Farms (Mendota 1
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Expo Seminar: "Hope and Hard Work: Mental Health in Agriculture" (Mendota 1
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
1:30 PM International Holstein Show - Heifers (Coliseum
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM University of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni Reception (Waubesa
5:00 PM International Reception (Mendota 1-4
6:00 PM World Classic '24 Holstein Sale (The Tanbark)more info
8:30 PM Supreme Champion of the Heifer Show Selection (Coliseum

Friday, October 4th, 2024

7:00 AM International Holstein Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tanbark Talk: Global Dairy Summit (The Tanbark
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Trade Show
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Family Lounge, hosted by Dairy Girl Network
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour - Woldt Farms LLC (Mendota 1
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Expo Seminar: "New Perspectives on Aging and Lifespan in Dairy Cows" (Mendota 1
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)more info
4:00 PM Parade of Champions (Coliseum)more info

*Schedule subject to change