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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

This year's World Dairy Expo will be held on the grounds of the Alliant Energy Center. Admission for World Dairy Expo is $12 a day or $35 for a season pass for those 12 and over.

LOCATIONS

(AR) = Arena Building (C) = Coliseum; (EH) = Exhibition Hall; (SP) = Estrumate Sale Pavilion;

HOURS

Daily: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.        Commercial Exhibits Open

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.      Expo Bistro Open (EH)

11 a.m.– Close        The Tanbark Open (SP)

MONDAY, OCT. 2

8:00 a.m.         National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary                               Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (C)

3:00 p.m.         Purple Cow Gift Shop Open (EH)

7:30 p.m.         National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Banquet (EH)

8:00 p.m.         National Intercollegiate and International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle                               Judging Banquet (EH)

TUESDAY, OCT. 3

7:15 a.m.          International Junior Holstein Show (C)

7:30 a.m.          International Ayrshire Show (C)

8:00 a.m.          Central National FFA Judging Contest & Events (SP)

1:00 p.m.          Expo Seminar (EH)

2:00 p.m.          Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

3:00 p.m.          International Jersey Show - Heifers (C), International Milking Shorthorn                            Show - Heifers (C)

5:00 p.m.          Commercial Exhibitor Party (EH)

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4

7:30 a.m.            International Jersey Show - Cows/Groups (C)

10:00 a.m.          Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

11:00 a.m.          Expo Seminar (EH), World Forage Analysis Superbowl Awards                                          Luncheon (EH)

12:00 p.m.          Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

12:30 p.m.          International Milking Shorthorn Show - Cows/Groups (C)

1:00 p.m.           Expo Seminar (EH)

1:30 p.m.           Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

2:00 p.m.           International Brown Swiss Show - Heifers (C), Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

4:00 p.m.           Top of the World Jersey Sale (SP)

5:00 p.m.           WDE Welcome Reception (EH)

7:00 p.m.           Dinner with the Stars Recognition Banquet (EH) Tickets Required

7:30 p.m.           World Ayrshire Event Sale (SP)

THURSDAY, OCT. 5

7:30 a.m.            International Brown Swiss Show - Cows/Groups (C)

10:00 a.m.          Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

11:00 a.m.          Expo Seminar (EH)

12:00 p.m.          Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

1:00 p.m.           Expo Seminar (EH)

1:30 p.m.           International Red & White Show - Heifers (C), International Guernsey                               Show – Heifers (C), Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

2:00 p.m.           Virtual Farm Tour (EH), World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (SP),                                         Brown Swiss Sale: World Premier Milking Shorthorn Sale (SP)

6:00 p.m.           World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest (C)

FRIDAY, OCT. 6

7:30 a.m.           International Red & White Show - Cows/Groups (C), International                                     Guernsey Show - Cows/Groups (C)

10:00 a.m.          Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

11:00 a.m.          Expo Seminar (EH)

12:00 p.m.          International Holstein Show - Heifers (C), Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

1:00 p.m.           Expo Seminar (EH)

1:30 p.m.           Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

2:00 p.m.           Virtual Farm Tour (EH), International Guernsey Classic Sale (SP)

5:00 p.m.           International Reception (EH)

7:00 p.m.           World Classic '17 Holstein Sale (C)

8:00 p.m.           Expo in the Evening (SP)

SATURDAY, OCT. 7

8:00 a.m.            International Holstein Show - Cows/Groups (C)

10:00 a.m.          Dairy Forage Seminar Stage (AR)

11:00 a.m.          Expo Seminar (EH)

12:00 p.m.          Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

5:00 p.m.           Parade of Champions and Selection of the '17 Supreme Champion (C)

6:00 p.m.           World Dairy Expo 2017 Closes

Schedule subject to change. Visit worlddairyexpo.com for current schedule information and details.

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