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2021 Iowa Holstein & District 1 Shows - August 3 & 4, 8 a.m.

Fayette County Fairgrounds, West Union

August 1 - Bed down can begin at 12:00 PM
August 2 - Cattle may arrive at 11:00 AM
August 3 - Junior Show starts at 8:30 AM
The junior show will begin with the cow classes. Novice Showmanship will follow Grand Champion selection of the Iowa Junior Holstein. We will proceed with heifer classes and end with Showmanship.
August 4 - Open Show starts at 8:30 AM
Heifers first, followed by cows


Show Entry Information:

  • The State Open & State Junior Shows will be held in conjunction with the District 1 Shows. Entries should be made by completing the Excel entry form by July 26 available at and emailing it to A copy of the registration form of every animal entered in the shows must be included with the entry form. There will be an entry fee of $20.00 per animal (includes both junior and open shows). Entry fees should be made payable to District 1 Holstein Association and mailed to Shellie Volker, 12686 U Ave, Sumner, IA 50674. A pdf of the entry form will also be available on the website if members do not have access to Excel.

  • Click here for the Excel Entry Form or click here for a PDF of the Entry Form

  • Other Details:

    • Straw is available to pre-order through Lynn Springmier at 319-415-5388. Beet pulp and wood chips are available at Unionland (563-518-0104) or Farmers Union Coop (563-380-6761). Camping is available on grounds call 563-518-0104. Hotels include Best Rest Inn, West Union & Boarders Inn & Suites by Cobblestone, Fayette.

    • Free milk & donuts on show mornings, pizza party Monday night & free meal Tuesday night. If you have any questions, please contact, Show Chair, Paul Stempfle 563-920-9495.


District 4 Junior Show, July 31 - 10:00 a.m.

Osceola Co. Fairgrounds, Sibley

  • Judge - Luke Olson

  • For entry information, please contact Charlotte Rollefson at 712-461-1558 or

  • Entry Deadline: July 25



District 8 Open & Junior Shows, July 23 & 24 

Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Manchester

July 23 - Junior Show, Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Manchester

  • Judge - TBA


July 24 - Open Show, Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Manchester

  • Judge - Laurie Winkelman


The District 8 Show will be held in conjunction with the Delco Classic. Entries must be made through the Delaware County Fair www.delawarecofair.comShow Chair: Jeff Hammerand 563-580-3908 or

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