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Richmond Black & White Days 100th Year Anniversary schedule of events

Published on 06 May 2015

Dates: May 12-16, 2015

Location: Richmond, Utah (showgrounds)

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SCHEDULE

Tuesday, May 12
1:30 p.m. Annual Dairy Heifer Award Presentation

2 p.m.
Richmond B&W Junior Show

Wednesday, May 13
9 a.m. 4-H, FFA & Collegiate Judging Contest

4 p.m.
Judging Winners Awards/Exhibitors Banquet/BBQ

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6 p.m. Annual Heritage Showcase Sale

Thursday, May 14
8 a.m. National Holstein Judges Conference

4 p.m. Western SpringNational Heifer Show

Friday, May 15
9:30 a.m.
Western Spring National Show

Saturday, May 16
Cow-a-Bunga Race 1 mile, 5k & Cherry Peak 12k

7:30 a.m. Cherry Peak Run

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8 a.m. 1-mile run and 5k

5 p.m. Parade

TBD: Horse Pull

History
The purpose of the show is to help promote the Holstein breed and provide an annual gathering place for breeders to get together in the intermountain West.

  • Show chairman:
    Craig Harris – the first exhibition took place on his great-grandfather’s farm
  • 1912: first Holstein Show held in Richmond – short break from 1913-1914 due to national hoof-and-mouth disease outbreak, but the show resumed in 1915, just a few blocks from the current location.
  • 1923: “The Milk Pail” printed by Sego Milk Products Company was the first premium list for the show.
  • Today: This show has become one of the premier dairy shows in the world and is called the Western Spring National Show.

What you’ll see at the100th anniversary show

  • $10,000 for the Grand Champion cow
  • $2,500 Senior Best Three Females (bred and owned)
  • $2,500 Junior Best Three Females (bred and owned)
  • Official Judge: Mark Rueth, Rosedale Farm, Oxford, Wisconsin
  • Associate Judge: Stan Henderson, Cal-Poly, San Louis Obispo, California
  • 40th anniversary of the Heritage Sale

—All information courtesyof Black & White Days

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