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WDE '18 Recap

2019 World Dairy Expo Theme

October 1-5, 2019

Alliant Energy Center - Madison, Wisconsin

Trade Show

World Dairy Expo's Trade Show is the opportunity for producers and industry professionals to view cutting-edge technology, top-notch services and the latest dairy equipment from more than 800 companies. Attendees have the chance to talk one-on-one with leading researchers, technical experts and sales representatives from around the world. Expo's strictly dairy-focused Trade Show is the largest of its kind and is designed to help today's producers become more profitable. READ MORE

Dairy Cattle Show

World Dairy Expo is home 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.  In 2017, 1,772 owners exhibited 2,333 head of cattle from 40 states and 7 provinces. READ MORE

Education

World Dairy Expo's education showcase give you the chance to visit with peers, while learning from fellow producers and industry experts about different ways to make your operation more profitable. READ MORE

Official Schedule

Select a day to see the scheduled events!

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Monday, October 1, 2018
8:00 AM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (C)
7:30 PM National 4-H Judging Contest Awards Banquet (EH)
7:30 PM National Intercollegiate and International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Banquet (EH)
2:00 PM Showmanship Judges Clinic (C)
4-6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:15 AM International Junior Holstein Show (C)
7:30 AM International Ayrshire Show (C)
8:00 AM FFA Judging Events (SP & Sheraton Madison Hotel)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
3:00 PM International Jersey Show - heifers (C)
3:00 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - heifers (C)
4-6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:30 AM International Jersey Show - cows and groups (C)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Mycogen Seeds Forage Analysis Superbowl Awards Luncheon (EH)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
12:30 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - cows (C)
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
2:00 PM International Brown Swiss Show - heifers (C)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
4:00 PM Top of the World Jersey Sale (SP)
4 - 6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark
5:00 PM WDE Welcome Reception (EH)
7:00 PM Dinner with the Stars Recognition Banquet (EH) Tickets Required
7:30 PM World Ayrshire Event Sale (SP)

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:30 AM International Brown Swiss Show - cows & groups (C)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 PM International Guernsey Show - heifers (C)
1:30 PM International Red & White Show - heifers (C)
1:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
2:00 PM World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (SP)
4 - 6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark
6:00 PM World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Competition (C)

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Friday, October 5, 2018
7:30 AM International Red & White Show - cows and groups (C)
7:30 AM International Guernsey Show - cows and groups (C)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon International Holstein Show - heifers (C)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
2:00 PM International Guernsey Classic Sale (SP)
2:00 PM World Premier Milking Shorthorn Sale (SP)
4 - 6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark
5:00 PM International Reception (EH)
7:00 PM World Classic ’18 Holstein Sale (C)

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Saturday, October 6, 2018
8:00 AM International Holstein Show - cows & groups (C)
9 AM - 4 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
4:00 PM Parade of Champions and Selection of 2018 Supreme Champions (C)
5:30 PM World Dairy Expo 2018 Closes

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Official Schedule

Select a day to see the scheduled events!

Monday
Monday, October 1, 2018
8:00 AM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (C)
7:30 PM National 4-H Judging Contest Awards Banquet (EH)
7:30 PM National Intercollegiate and International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Banquet (EH)
2:00 PM Showmanship Judges Clinic (C)
4-6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:15 AM International Junior Holstein Show (C)
7:30 AM International Ayrshire Show (C)
8:00 AM FFA Judging Events (SP & Sheraton Madison Hotel)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
3:00 PM International Jersey Show - heifers (C)
3:00 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - heifers (C)
4-6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:30 AM International Jersey Show - cows and groups (C)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Mycogen Seeds Forage Analysis Superbowl Awards Luncheon (EH)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
12:30 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - cows (C)
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
2:00 PM International Brown Swiss Show - heifers (C)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
4:00 PM Top of the World Jersey Sale (SP)
4 - 6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark
5:00 PM WDE Welcome Reception (EH)
7:00 PM Dinner with the Stars Recognition Banquet (EH) Tickets Required
7:30 PM World Ayrshire Event Sale (SP)

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Thursday
Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:30 AM International Brown Swiss Show - cows & groups (C)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 PM International Guernsey Show - heifers (C)
1:30 PM International Red & White Show - heifers (C)
1:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
2:00 PM World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (SP)
4 - 6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark
6:00 PM World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Competition (C)

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Friday
Friday, October 5, 2018
7:30 AM International Red & White Show - cows and groups (C)
7:30 AM International Guernsey Show - cows and groups (C)
9 AM - 5 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon International Holstein Show - heifers (C)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
1:00 PM Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
2:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
2:00 PM International Guernsey Classic Sale (SP)
2:00 PM World Premier Milking Shorthorn Sale (SP)
4 - 6 PM Happy Hour in The Tanbark
5:00 PM International Reception (EH)
7:00 PM World Classic ’18 Holstein Sale (C)

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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Saturday
Saturday, October 6, 2018
8:00 AM International Holstein Show - cows & groups (C)
9 AM - 4 PM Trade Show
10:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)
11:00 AM Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
4:00 PM Parade of Champions and Selection of 2018 Supreme Champions (C)
5:30 PM World Dairy Expo 2018 Closes

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LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building; (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Sale Pavilion; (P1) = Pavilion 1

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