Exhibitor Information

Welcome to one of the best-known dairy cattle shows in the world!

This is made possible by the numerous outstanding breeders, barn crews, owners, volunteers and so many others involved. In 2023, 1,804 owners exhibited 2,597 head of cattle from 36 U.S. states and 5 Canadian Provinces.

Entries for the 2024 Dairy Cattle Show are open exclusively online!  This allows exhibitors additional ease in managing entries and streamlines the late entry process.

2024 Calendar

July 1, 2024 Premium Book available and Online Entries Open
September 2 Entries Due
September 12 First Late Entry Deadline for Cattle Log Print
September 25, 10 a.m - 10 p.m. CDT Pre-approved arrival of animals
September 26, 8 a.m. All animals begin arriving
Saturday, September 28, 12 p.m All animals must be on grounds by noon.
September 28 - October 4, 5 p.m. Online Late Entries Close 5 p.m. CDT day prior to Breed Exhibitor Meeting
September 29 - October 4, 2024 World Dairy Expo

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Laurie or Lexa

2024 Entry Forms and Information 
Dairy Cattle Show entries MUST be made online. Upon entry submission, World Dairy Expo will provide confirmation via email.

2024 Junior Breed Show Alternate Leadsman Forms

New Dairy Cattle Show Exhibitor Programs

Cattle Show Affiliate Program: A new program for Dairy Cattle Exhibitors to promote affiliated companies or businesses under the same ownership as an exhibited animal's registered owner that is housed at Expo, to hang promotional signge in their stalling area with an application and fee.  An affliate company or business may market products such as and not limited to: cattle panels/gates, genetics, feed vendors, dairy-related products or feed additives, etc.

*The following are Not Required to complete the application: promotion of animals in the string, boarding facilities, trucking or exhibitor farms.*  See this application for more details.

Show Service Provider Program: is for dairy show service providers offering dairy show services to dairy cattle exhibitors on-site; a program application and fee are required. World Dairy Expo dairy show service providers may provide services such as, but not limited to: on-site hoof trimming, MagnaWave, chiropractic services, photography, etc.  See this application for more details.