News Release

Friday, October 7, 2022

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Communications Manager, kschmitt@wdexpo.com
PHONE:      608-224-6455

Footloose Dances Her Way to Supreme Champion 

MADISON, WIS. – Oakfield Solom Footloose-ET stole the show at World Dairy Expo as she was named the 2022 Supreme Champion. Footloose is owned by Duckett Holsteins, Vierra Dairy and Tim & Sharyn Abbott of Rudolph, Wisconsin, and took home the Gregory Blaska Memorial Trophy. Her winning streak began with numerous wins in the International Holstein Show, topping the Five-Year-Old Cow Class and later named Senior Champion Female and Grand Champion Female. Taking the title of Reserve Supreme Champion of World Dairy Expo was the Grand Champion Female of the International Jersey Show, Rivendale VIP Eloise, owned by Vierra Dairy Farms of Hilmar, California.

Kingsway Alligator A Twix, owned by Velthuis Farms Ltd of Osgoode, Ontario, Canada, was named the Supreme Champion Heifer after claiming the Junior Champion title during the International Holstein Show the day before. A Twix took home the W. Terry Howard Memorial Trophy along with her honors. The Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer title went to the Junior Champion of the International Red & White Show, North Effect Wa Tatas-Red, owned by Chris & Jen Hill and Tim & Sharyn Abbott of Thurmont, Maryland.

Companies sponsoring the awards presented to Expo’s Supreme Champions include: Agpro, Inc., BouMatic, Dynasty Genetics, E-Zee Milking Equipment, LLC, Five-G Consulting, Golden Calf Company and Trans Ova Genetics.

Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 55th event, October 2-7, 2022, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Admission tickets to WDE can be purchased at worlddairyexpo.com. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.

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