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World Dairy Expo (WDE) runs Oct. 2 - 6, 2019 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. 

Admission to the Expo is $12 daily for attendees age 12 and over or $35 for a season ticket, according to the official Expo program.

Locations at WDE are Arena Building (AR), Coliseum (C), Exhibition Hall (EH), Sale Pavilion (SP) and Pavilion 1 (P1).

Trade Show Hours

Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Tanbark (SP): Food Service - Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Saturday, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Bar - Daily 11 a.m. - close. Happy Hour - Daily, 4 - 6 p.m.

Mycogen Seeds Attendee Learning Lounge (P1) - Open during Trade Show hours

Purple Cow Gift Shop (EH) - Monday 3 - 7 p.m., Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Expo Family Lounge (EH) - Sponsored by Dairy Girl Network. Open during Trade Show hours.

Daily schedule

Monday, Oct. 1

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

7:30 p.m. National 4-H Judging Contest Awards Banquet (EH)

7:30 p.m. National Intercollegiate and International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Banquet (EH)

2 p.m. Showmanship Judges Clinic (C)

Tuesday, Oct. 2

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

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

8 a.m. FFA Judging Events (SP & Sheraton Madison Hotel)

1 p.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

2 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

3 p.m. International Jersey Show - heifers (C)

3 p.m. International Milking Shorthorn Show - heifers (C)

Wednesday, Oct. 3

7:30 a.m. International Jersey Show - cows and groups (C)

10 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)

11 a.m. Mycogen Seeds Forage Analysis Superbowl Awards Luncheon (EH)

11 a.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

Noon: Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

12:30 p.m. International Milking Shorthorn Show - cows (C)

1 p.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

1:30 p.m. Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)

2 p.m. International Brown Swiss Show - heifers (C)

2 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

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

5 p.m. WDE Welcome Reception (EH)

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

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

Thursday, Oct. 4

7:30 a.m. International Brown Swiss Show - cows & groups (C)

10 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)

11 a.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

Noon: Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

1 p.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

1:30 p.m. International Guernsey Show - heifers (C)

1:30 p.m. International Red & White Show - heifers (C)

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

2 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

2 p.m. World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (SP)

6 p.m. World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Competition (C)

Friday, Oct. 5

7:30 a.m. International Red & White Show - cows and groups (C)

7:30 a.m. International Guernsey Show - cows and groups (C)

10 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)

11 a.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

Noon: International Holstein Show - heifers (C)

Noon: Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

1 p.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

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

2 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

2 p.m. International Guernsey Classic Sale (SP)

2 p.m. World Premier Milking Shorthorn Sale (SP)

5 p.m. International Reception (EH)

7 p.m. World Classic ’18 Holstein Sale (C)

Saturday, Oct. 6

8 a.m. International Holstein Show - cows & groups (C)

10 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar (AR)

11 a.m. Expo Seminar (EH)

Noon; Virtual Farm Tour (EH)

4 p.m. Parade of Champions and Selection of 2018 Supreme Champions (C)

5 p.m. World Dairy Expo 2018 Closes

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