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Established in 1955, the All Canadian Contest is a Jersey Canada award program that recognizes top Jerseys on the Canadian show circuit. Traditionally these cows enjoy the attention and prestige of being named an All Canadian. Along with their photo and qualifying show results, winning and nominated cows are showcased in the February issue of the Jersey Breeder magazine as well as listed on the Jersey Canada website and announced through email and social media channels. For each class, All Canadian winners receive an award at the Jersey Canada Annual General Meeting. The All Canadian Contest has been sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina


Based on a recommendation from the Show Committee, the Jersey Canada Board of Directors has approved proceeding with the All Canadian contest for 2021. Due to varying Covid restrictions within different regions, for 2021 animals shown at virtual events will be eligible for entry into the All Canadians. The existing All Canadian rules apply, with an addition that allows virtual show entries plus emphasis on the following: animals must be registered in the herd book prior to entering the show ring, all animals must have professional pictures submitted, and show results must be submitted in writing to Jersey Canada office within ten (10) business days.

We are excited to once again hold this contest, now in its 66th year, and look forward to a busy show season!

The 2021 All Canadian Contest entry process continues to be offered online.

For OPEN classes, you will notice that we require very little information from you to complete an entry and that this process demands very little time or computer experience from applicants and is extremely user friendly. Provided that your entry is accurate (registration # and animal name) the remaining information that we typically require (animal birthdate, owners, show results) will be extracted from our pedigree database (Canadian herdbook).

If you are unable to complete the application electronically, please give us a call at 519-821-1020 (ext. 101). Be sure to review the OPEN class and/or 4-H class rules below to see if your animal qualifies.

Note: If you are entering US animals that are not in our pedigree database, you must provide your Canadian show results. In addition to filling out an application form (below), this information must be emailed to us at info@jerseycanada.com.

Rules, Entry Forms & Details

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