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Here’s your World Dairy Expo schedule

MADISON, Wis. -- The World Dairy Exposition officially opens on Monday, September 30, with youth judging contests. Admission is $10 per day or $30 for the week. The schedule follows with locations noted as follows:

(AR) = Arena Building (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Estrumate Sale Pavilion

Daily: Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Commercial exhibits open
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Expo Seminars (EH)
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Expo Bistro open (EH)
Noon and 2:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tours (EH)
Times will vary; International Futurity classes will take place immediately following the senior 2-year-old class in each breed show. An overall and reserve overall futurity champion will be selected immediately following the Holstein Futurity Class on Saturday afternoon, October 5.
Trade show hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, September 30
8:00 a.m. -- National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest (C)
Noon -- Youth Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (C)
7:30 p.m. -- National 4-H Judging Contest Awards Banquet (EH)
8:00 p.m. -- Post-Secondary Awards Banquet (EH)

Tuesday, October 1
7:30 a.m. -- Intercollegiate Judging Contest Awards Ceremony (EH)
7:30 a.m. -- International Junior Holstein Show (C)
7:30 a.m. -- International Ayrshire Show (C)
8:00 a.m. -- FFA Judging Events (SP & Sheraton Madison Hotel)
1:00 p.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
2:00 p.m. -- International Jersey Show - heifers (C)
2:00 p.m. -- International Milking Shorthorn Show - heifers (C)
2:00 p.m. -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
7:00 p.m. -- Top of the World Jersey Sale (SP)

Wednesday, October 2
7:30 a.m. -- International Jersey Show - cows and groups (C)
10:00 a.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
11:00 a.m. -- World Forage Analysis Superbowl Awards Luncheon (EH)
11:00 a.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
12:30 p.m. -- International Milking Shorthorn Show - cows (C)
1:00 p.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 p.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
2:00 p.m. -- International Brown Swiss Show - heifers (C)
2:00 p.m. -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
5:00 p.m. -- World Dairy Expo Dinner With the Stars Reception (EH)
6:30 p.m. -- World Dairy Expo Dinner With the Stars (EH)
7:00 p.m. -- Ayrshire World Event Sale (SP)

Thursday, October 3
7:30 a.m. -- International Brown Swiss Show - cows & groups (C)
10:00 a.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
11:00 a.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
1:00 p.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 p.m. -- International Guernsey Show - heifers (C)
1:30 p.m. -- International Red & White Show - heifers (C)
1:30 p.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
2:00 p.m. -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
2:00 p.m. -- World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (SP)
6:00 p.m. -- World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Competition (C)

Friday, October 4
7:30 a.m. -- International Red & White Show - cows and groups (C)
7:30 a.m. -- International Guernsey Show - cows and groups (C)
10:00 a.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
11:00 a.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon -- International Holstein Show – heifers (C)
Noon -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
1:00 p.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
1:30 p.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
2:00 p.m. -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
2:00 p.m. -- International Guernsey Classic Sale (SP)
5:00 p.m. -- International Reception (EH)
7:00 p.m. -- World Classic ’13 Holstein Sale (C)

Saturday, October 5
8:00 a.m. -- International Holstein Show - cows & groups (C)
10:00 a.m. -- Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)
11:00 a.m. -- Expo Seminar (EH)
Noon -- Virtual Farm Tour (EH)
5:00 p.m. -- Parade of Champions, Selection of Supreme Champions (C)
6:00 p.m. -- World Dairy Expo closes