Cream of the Crop Dairy Challenge Draws Near

Cream of the Crop Dairy Challenge Draws Near

The seventh annual Cream of the Crop Dairy Challenge will take place at the Hoard Historical Museum and National Dairy Shrine Saturday, September 16, 2017 with registration starting at 9:30 for the 10:00am contest.  If you are preparing for a World Dairy Expo contest, have done dairy judging, dairy quiz bowl, dairy jeopardy, or just have an interest in working with dairy cattle then this is the contest for you. You and your teammates will work together through eight stations/classes covering registered and commercial heifers, sire selection and registered cows at Lundy Farms. Dairy cattle disease identification, DHIA records, nutrition, and a 25 question written exam on dairy industry knowledge will be covered at the Hoard Museum. There are no individual scores or oral reasons.

This one-of-a-kind contest is designed to give youth the opportunity to hone their teamwork skills in a contest that incorporates all facets of the dairy business in a real-world forum that’s interactive, educational, and fun. Aside from the opportunity to win some great awards this contest also prepares youth for collegiate and professional experiences.

A $20 team entry fee entitles youth to test their dairy knowledge, awards, and an all-you-can-eat Rocky Rococo pizza lunch. Teams can be made up from any family or friends, there is no rule limiting you to a single 4-H club, FFA chapter or even county. The only stipulation is that participants must not have graduated from high school prior to 2017, making most college freshman also eligible.

If you would like an entry form or have questions about the contest please contact the contest chairman Mark Lundy at markslundy@hotmail.com or at (920) 563-6137 Space is limited to the first 30 teams that register. This is an event that you won’t want to miss.