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Welcome to the Iowa Beef Expo! Join us February 14-21, 2016!



Daily Commercial Exhibits
Open at 9:00 a.m. - Close at 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 13
6:00 p.m. Iowa Charolais Assoc - Diamond Jack's - Social
6:00 pm Maine Anjou Banquet – FFA Building
7:00 p.m. Iowa Charolais Assoc - Diamond Jack's -Banquet

Sunday, February 14 Sponsored by Competitive Edge Genetics
7:30a.m. Judging Contest Registration - Gammon Barn
9:00a.m. Judging Contest Begins - Pavilion
11 :30 a.m. Miniature Hereford Review - Preview in Stalls
1:00 p.m. Miniature Hereford Sale - North Annex
1:00 p.m. Iowa Simmental Video Parade - Penningroth
2:00 p.m. Charolais Video Parade - Pavilion
2:30 p.m. Maine-Anjou -North Annex
5:30 p.m. Shorthorn Social - Diamond Jack's
5:30 p.m. Iowa Simmental Assoc Social - Prairie Meadows
6:00 p.m. Iowa Simmental Assoc Banquet- Prairie Meadows
6:00 p.m. Shorthorn Banquet - Diamond Jack's

Monday, February 15 Sponsored by Kirkwood Community College
Nichols Cryo-Genetics Barn Breakfast
9:00a.m. Trade Show Opens
11 :30 a.m. Iowa Simmental Sale - Penningroth
1:30 p.m. Charolais Sale - North Annex
2:00 p.m. Red Angus Video Parade - Pavilion
3:00 p.m. Iowa Royal Shorthorn Video Parade - Penningroth
5:30 p.m. Expo Annual Kick-Off Party- Cattle Barn Foyer
6:00 p.m. Gelbvieh Breeders of IA Adventrueland Inn - Social
6:00 p.m. Iowa Red Angus Association - Holiday Inn Express
6:30 p.m. Gelbvieh Breeders of IA Adventrueland Inn - Banquet

Tuesday, February 16 Sponsored by Ellsworth Community College Ag Dept.
9:00 a.m. Red Angus Review - Preview in Stalls
10:00 a.m. Gelbvieh Parade & Video Parade - Pavilion
11 :00 a.m. Iowa Limousin Show & Video Parade - Pavilion
11 :00 a.m. Iowa Royal Shorthorn Sale - Penningroth
12 Noon Red Angus Classic Sale - North Annex
2:00 p.m. Salers Video Parade - Pavilion
2:00 p.m. Gelbvieh Sale - Penningroth
3:00 p.m. Lowline Video Parade - Pavilion
5:30 p.m. Iowa Limousin Association Social – FFA Building ISF

Wednesday, February 17 Sponsored by Alltech
Riverbend Cattle Enterprises Barn Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Iowa Angus Show - Pavilion
10:00 a.m. Salers Evaluation- Pavilion
11:30 a.m. Lowline Show - Pavilion
12 Noon Iowa Limousin Sale - Penningroth
1:00 p.m. Iowa Salers Sale - North Annex
2:00 p.m. Appreciation Social - Sponsored by EDJE, cattle Visions & CJ Brown
2:30 p.m. Lowline Sale - North Annex
6:00 p.m. IA Hereford Breeders Diamond Jacks - Social
6:00 p.m. Iowa Angus Assoc Holiday Inn Downtown - Social
7:00 p.m. IA Hereford Breeders Diamond Jacks - Banquet
7:00 p.m. Iowa Angus Assoc Holiday Inn Downtown - Banquet

Thursday, February 18 Sponsored by Show Coat Solutions
Nichols Cryo-Genetics Barn Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Iowa Select Hereford Parade - Pavilion
11:00 a.m. Iowa Angus Sale - Penningroth
11:30 a.m. Iowa Select Hereford Sale - North Annex

Friday, February 19 Sponsored by Weaver Leather Livestock
IJBBA Scholarship interviews
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m Check-In of All Junior Cattle
10:30 a.m. Weaver Stierwalt Clinic - North Annex
12 Noon Sullivan Supply Fitting Clinic - Penningroth
1:30 p.m. Sullivan Stock Show U Fitting Contest
3:30 p.m. Sunglo No-Fit Showmanship Contest

Saturday, February 20 Sponsored by Vitalix
8:00 a.m. IJBBA Year Ends Program - Pavilion
9:00 a.m. Expo Junior Show - Pavilion

Sunday, February 21 Sponsored by Dax Lautner Show Steers
8:00 a.m. Expo Junior Show - Pavilion

Schedule Subject to Change

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