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June 4-10, 2017

Iowa State Fairgrounds • Des Moines, Iowa

Entry Deadline: April 20, 2017
Ownership Deadline: April 20, 2017
Farrowing Date Requirement for Purebreds:
Nov. 1 and after

Held in conjunction with the World Pork Expo (Open Show)

Purebred Gilt Show Judge:
Brian Anderson
Crossbred Gilt Show #1 Judge:
Jayme Sieren
Crossbred Gilt Show #2 Judge:
James Backman
Purebred Barrow Show Judge:
Seth Swenson
Crossbred Barrow Show Judge:
Jeremy Cantrell
Team Purebred Judge:
Brad Mortensen
Novice and Intermediate Showmanship Judge:
Kaylee Keppy
Junior & Senior Showmanship Judge:
Jamey Meyer
Note: This is a joint event held in conjunction with Team Purebred. There will be no market hog loadout available.
We will pen off the trailer and that anyone wishing to pen together should arrive together
Limit per Exhibitor: Two entries, per sex, per breed. You must show one purebred barrow for every one crossbred barrow,
and one purebred gilt for every one crossbred gilt.
Weight Limit Barrows: 215-290 lbs. with 15 lb. weigh-back
Weight Limit Cross Gilts: 375 lbs. or less with 15 lb. weigh-back
There will be no Youth PQA training session at the 2017 WPX.
Please make sure that you are trained upon your arrival. The youth training is available online at pork.org

Schedule

All showmanship and judging contest information
can be found in the NJSA Handbook.

Sunday, June 4

TBD:

Arrival and unloading of WPX Jr. National hogs

Monday, June 5

8 a.m. - 7 p.m.:

Registration (Cattle Barn)

2-3:30 p.m.:

Adult PQA Plus Certification

4 p.m.:

All WPX Junior National entries must be on grounds

4-5:30 p.m.:

National Pork Board Clinic

6:30 p.m.:

Stock Show U Clinic for Swine

7 p.m.:

Crossbred Gilt weight cards due

Tuesday, June 6

8 a.m.:

Mandatory exhibitor meeting (Ring A)

9 a.m.:

Showmanship

 

* Ring A: Novice followed by Intermediate

 

* Ring B: Junior followed by Senior

The Junior Crossbred Gilt show will begin immediately following the conclusion of showmanship in both rings.

 

* Ring A: Classes number will be determined at the show

 

* Ring B: Classes number will be determined at the show

Noon:

Purebred and Crossbred Barrow weight cards due

7 p.m.:

Open show entry arrival closed for evening

Wednesday, June 7

7 a.m.-7 p.m.:

Open show entries may arrive

8 a.m.:

Team Purebred Skillathon Quiz Opens (Team Purebred Booth)

8 a.m.:

Purebred Gilt Show

 

* Ring A: Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace and Yorkshire

 

* Ring B: Berkshire, Chester, Hereford, Poland and Spot

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.:

Open show registration (open show office in swine barn)

Thursday, June 8

8 a.m.:

Open show entries may arrive- all open show entries must be on grounds by 8 a.m.

8-10 a.m.:

Open show registration (open show office in swine barn)

8 a.m.:

Purebred Barrow Show

 

* Ring A: Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace and Yorkshire

 

* Ring B: Berkshire, Chester, Hereford, Poland and Spot

8:30 a.m.:

Scanning of NSR open show boars, Berkshireand CPS breeds boars and gilts
(East side of swine barn)

*Immediately following the selection of the Champion Spot Barrow the Crossbred Barrow show will begin in Ring B. The Crossbred Barrow show will break for the selection of the Overall Grand Champion Purebred Barrow in Ring A at the conclusion of the Yorkshire Barrow show.

8:30 a.m.:

Scanning of NSR open show boars (east side of swine barn)

5 p.m.:

Team Purebred Quiz Closes (Team Purebred Booth)

Friday, June 9

7-8:30 a.m.:

Judging Contest registration

7:30 a.m.:

Open Show – Hampshire show followed by Duroc, Landrace, York and Crossbred boars (Ring A)

8 a.m.:

Open Show- Chester show followed by Spot, Poland China and Berkshire (Ring B)

*Immediately following the Berkshire Show: Open Crossbred Gilt Show in Ring B

9 a.m.:

Judging Contest

11:30 a.m.:

Novice Judging Contest

2 p.m.:

All WPX Junior National Hogs are released, but exhibitors are encouraged to stay through Saturday for the World Pork Expo Breeding Hog Sale

**Awards Ceremony location and time will be determined based on the open show.

Saturday, June 10

9 a.m.:

Open Sale- Hampshire sale followed by Duroc, Landrace, York and Crossbred boars & gilts (Ring A)

9:30 a.m.:

Open Sale- Chester White sale followed by Spot, Poland China and Berkshire (Ring B)


Hotels:

  • Prairie Meadows | 800.325.9015
  • Holiday Inn Downtown | 515.283.0151
  • Red Roof Inn | 515.266.6800
  • Adventureland Inn | 800.910.5382

Open Show information:

Junior Show information: