Red & White Dairy Cattle Association

308B Ogden Ave.
Clinton, WI 53525
Office Hours:
M-F 8am-5pm (CST)
 
Contact Us:
Anna Troester
Ph: 608-676-4900
rwdcainfo@gmail.com

608-299-0800 Fax

Juniors

JUNIOR NEWS
Upcoming Junior Deadlines - - -
RWDCA Internship Program - Deadline March 1st

Junior Membership Application

Albrecht Scholarships

Three $1000 Albrecht Scholarships Available for Youth

There will be three $1000 Albrecht Scholarships awarded at the National Convention. These scholarships will be awarded for higher education. The recipient need not be present to receive the award. Funds available through National Red & White Scholarship, Inc.


Eligibility requirements are:
  1. Any graduating high school senior or any undergraduate college student
  2. Applicant or applicant's parents must be members of the RWDCA for at least three years
  3. Individual may apply each year he/she is eligible, unless he/she has already received $1000 scholarship
  4. Applicants must be from the U.S. or Canada

Some of the criteria used for awarding scholarships will be: financial need, community activity, Red & White activities and academic achievement. The recipients will be selected by a panel of independent judges.

For more information or an application, contact the RWDCA office at 608-676-4900 or email rwdcaanna@gmail.com. RWDCA, 308B Ogden Ave., Clinton, WI 53525

Postmark Deadline, June 1 each year - Applications Available from RWDCA office.
 

Junior Essay Contest

PRIZES

1st place $75
2nd place $50
3rd place $25

AGE CATEGORIES & ESSAY LENGTH

Ages 8-12: 250-500 words
Ages 13-16: 500-750 words
Ages 17-21: 500-1,000 words

TOPICS:

Ages 8-12: What was your first Red and White calf and
your favorite moment with that calf?
Ages 13-16: What do you breed for or strive for in your
Red and White herd and what are your future goals? 
Ages 17-21: As the RWDCA celebrates 50 years in 2014,
what do you feel has been the greatest improvement(s)
for the breed and what will your future involvement be
with the breed and the RWDCA?

RULES:

  • Contestants must be a Junior member of RWDCA.
  • Essay must be original and written by the Junior member.
  • Entries must be accompanied by a cover page that includes: a current picture of the Junior member, age, address, phone number and email address if available.
  • Previous essay contest winners are eligible to compete again…with a new essay!

DEADLINE

Essays must be mailed to the RWDCA 308B Ogden Ave., Clinton, WI 53525 or emailed to rwdcainfo@gmail.com by JUNE 1st.

Junior Show Rules

Updated 2014
 
1.The Junior Red & White Show will be held at the same time as the open show. Juniors will be recognized, placed and presented awards by stepping forward in their respective open show class with the exception of the Premier National Junior Show-Harrisburg, PA & Mid-East Fall Red & White Show-Louisville, KY.
 
2.Exhibitors may participate after they reach nine years of age and until December 31 of the year in which he or she turns 21 years of age.
 
3.Animals must be Red and White in color.


4.In order to enter/exhibit at any national and/or approved shows, Red & White animals must carry 87% dairy bloodlines as designated by RWDCA guidelines. Dairy bloodlines include: Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein (Black & White and Red & White), Jersey, Milking Shorthorn, Angler, Swedish Red, Aussie Red, Lineback and Rouge Flammande.
 
5.The RWDCA will accept registration papers and/or a certificate of identification (CID) from Holstein Association USA. Other registration papers accepted will be from RWDCA, Holstein Association USA showing the suffix "RED" and Holstein Canada showing the suffix "RED."
 
6.LEASE: All animals must be owned or leased by the junior by July 1 of the current year.
TRANSFER: For an animal (cow or heifer) being transferred to a Junior, or a partnership of Juniors, the transfer application must be received by the Holstein Association USA office on or before July 15. With the exception of animals purchased by and/or leased to a Junior at the RWDCA National Convention.
 
7.OWNERSHIP: Two or more juniors may own an animal. One junior must be on the halter to receive junior recognition. The animal must stay in the same partnership throughout the show season. Awards will be presented as one unit, to all owners equally.
 
8.Entries must be shown by the Junior owner in all cases, except by prior written approval. A written statement must be hand delivered to the show chairman by 5:00p.m. the day before the show for approval. Included instatement- Name and age of junior owner, cell phone number of a contact person, class of animal, name and age of alternate leadsperson, and reason junior owner needs an alternate. If approved, the alternate must be the same age or younger of the junior owner. Alternate must also be an RWDCA junior member. Adults are not allowed to show in any case. If more than one animal owned by the same junior is eligible for the championship class, another eligible junior may show the animal or animals. Final approval will be decided by RWDCA staff and/or a member(s) of the RWDCA Board of Directors.
 
9.Dress code will be strictly enforced for juniors. White pants with an official show shirt must be worn or the junior will not be allowed to show (World Dairy Expo-Madison, WI & Premier National Junior Show-Harrisburg, PA & Mid-East Fall Red & White Show-Louisville, KY).
 
10.Junior show classes consist of all female classes except Best Uddered of Show. There will be no junior show classes for group classes except Junior State Herd.
 
11.Bred & Owned: To be eligible for junior bred & owned, the name(s) listed as the breeder and owner on the Registration Certificate must be the same. 

Junior Show Alternate Leadsperson Request Form