State Fair Junior Dairymen's Contest
To provide an educational program for Virginia youth who are interested in improving and testing their knowledge of the dairy industry.
Friday, September 23, 2022
Friday, September 16, 2022
How to enter:
Step 1: 4-H Leader or FFA Advisor will complete the group entry form. [http://tinyurl.com/2022SFJDC]
Step 2: The superintendent will email the leader/advisor an Excel spreadsheet to enter names and other information for each contest and to make preliminary team assignments.
Step 3: Leader/advisor will return the completed spreadsheet to the superintendent via email.
Step 4: The superintendent will email the leader/advisor information needed to purchase tickets online at the $5.00 discounted rate.
Step 5: Leader/advisor will purchase tickets for all attending, students and chaperones.
Participants and coaches must have a $5 Student/Competition Ticket to enter the fairgrounds unless they are already at the Fair for another competition.
|1. Written test of 50 questions||250
|2. Identification of 10 pieces of dairy equipment
|3. Identification of 10 pieces of cattle equipment
|4. Identification of 10 grains, forages, silage or supplements commonly fed to dairy cows
|5. Identification of 10 dairy products
|6. Answer 10 questions on DHIA records
|7. Judge a class of cows
|8. Judge a class of heifers
|Total Possible Points
The information below is provided to help participants prepare for the contest.
- Virginia 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Study Materials
- ID Item Possibilities
- Dairy Judging Resources:
- PDCA Dairy Cow Unified Scorecard
- Dairy Judging 101 (Virginia Tech Dairy Cattle Judging YouTube Channel)
- Sample Tests:
Entry deadline: September 16, 2022
Participants must have a $5 Student Competition Ticket to enter the Fair grounds unless they are already at the Fair for another competition.