World Dairy Expo Entries Now Open

You can now submit entries for the Dairy Cattle Show at the 57th World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin exclusively online at The first entry deadline is September 2 at 11:59 p.m. (CDT). You can submit late entries online through September 15 for an increased fee to include them in the cattle log, or until 5:00 p.m. (CDT) the day before the respective breed meeting.

The Dairy Cattle Show will run Sunday, September 29 through Friday, October 4. Entry information, the schedule of events, rules and other updates can be found in the premium book – available online at Exhibitors may request a mailed copy of the premium book by contacting Laurie Breuch, Dairy Systems Manager, at, or Lexa Miller, Dairy Cattle & Contests Coordinator, at

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

World Dairy Expo is closely monitoring Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1). They are staying in contact with state and federal animal health officials. WDE will share new information and directives as provided, but for the latest information on H5N1, visit DATCP Home Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1) in Dairy Cattle (

Parade of Champions

For the 2024 Dairy Cattle Show, World Dairy Expo plans to split its prestigious Parade of Champions into two events. Recognizing each champion deserves her moment in the spotlight, the selection of the Junior and Open Show Supreme Champion Heifers will move to Thursday evening, immediately following the selection of the International Holstein Show’s Junior Champion. On Friday, judges will continue selecting the Junior and Open Show Supreme Champion Cows.