No beef cattle will be allowed entry to the Renfrew fairgrounds unless they possess the approved (intact and undamaged) CFIA tag. It is the responsibility of the owner and/or exhibitor of any livestock to ensure that every animal under their care have the required approved tag as per the CFIA regulations. Animals without proper identification will be removed from the grounds by the owner.
ONLY TWO SUBSTITUTIONS PER EXHIBITOR WILL BE ALLOWED.
- HEALTH – All animals must be in a healthy condition, free of all disease and must comply with the Health Regulations of the Health of Animals Division of Agriculture Canada.
The Minister of Agriculture has declared Ontario a Brucellosis Free Region; therefore no negative test within 60 days is required for cattle to enter a show or exhibition being held in that region or any other region. For the 2021 show season, cattle need not be accompanied by any documentation to enter shows or exhibits.
- Exhibitors must be paid members of the Renfrew Agricultural Society. If 2021 memberships of $5.00 have not been paid by show day; the membership fee will be deducted from any prize money won. Exhibitors of cattle maintained on one farm or breeding unit need pay for only one member.
- All entries can be mailed to the Renfrew Agricultural Society, 115 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Renfrew Ontario, K7V 2R5, faxed to
(613) 432-5331 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org,
before August 30th, 2021. ON LINE ENTRIES ARE
AVAILABLE THIS YEAR, PLEASE USE THIS LINK
- Definition of an entry for the purposes of the 2021 cattle classification – an entry shall be interpreted as follows: All purebred registered cattle, whether owned by one person or by more than one person (individually or jointly), are considered to be the production of the farm or breeding unit on which they are maintained.
Definition of a “Breeding Unit” is as follows: In each classification where the same or common interests are involved in more than one breeding operation, such operations are considered one breeding unit. In all cases where there is any doubt that more than one breeding unit exists, the interpretation shall be that only one breeding unit exists. The responsibility of proof of separation of breeding units shall rest with the exhibitor.
- There are restrictions to three entries per class per breeding unit. The maximum total eligible exhibits from a breeding unit is increased from 10 to 12 head to allow 4-H calves to be shown by 4-H members in open classes. In Breeder’s Herd, Get of Sire Class and Progeny of Dam one entry per breeding unit is allowed. Each breed must be shown separately and have at least three exhibitors and twenty-four animals per breed. NOTE: For the purposes of the classifications, an exhibit shall be interpreted as follows: an exhibit is a unit of livestock qualifying for an entry into a class as specified in the classifications. Cow-calf classes are considered to be one exhibit. Please include calf information on the entry form for cow/calf entries in class 7 and 8.
- The exhibitor shall be the owner as officially recorded on the registration certificate immediately prior to the commencement of judging.
- The registration certificate must be made available for checking before the commencement of judging. All animals eligible for the Supreme Classes will be subject to pedigree verification.
- Two substitutions of entries will be allowed.
- All animals entered for Championships must have been shown in classes listed in the prize list.
- No bedding will be provided – no shavings or wood chips allowed.
- Calves shown as a unit with their dam in cow or 2-year-old female classes, are eligible for 2021 calf classes. Individual breed rules still in effect.
- Exhibitors must carry their own liability insurance and must complete the back of the entry form.
- Classes with more than twenty (20) entries will be split.
Prize Money: All prize money will be paid out as jackpot money.
- All animals will be numbered and lined up in the ring in order of age.
- Cattle must not arrive before 5:00 p.m. on the day before they are to be shown but must arrive by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the show.
Cattle must be removed from barns after show by 5 p.m.
- Brief reasons may be given on the top 3 or 4 animals.
SHORTHORN, MAINE ANJOU, HEREFORD, ANGUS, CHAROLAIS, SIMMENTAL – SAT, SEPT. 10, 2021 SHOW CAN START AS EARLY AS 10:00 A.M. SHOW TIME WILL DETERMINED BASED ON NUMBER OF ENTRIES.
Breeds may be combined depending on entries.
- Bull calf – born on or after January 1st, 2021, and before June 10th, 2021
1a. Calf Champion and Reserve Champion – RIBBONS ONLY.
- Bull yearling – born January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2020.
2a. Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion.
- Bull – born January 1st, 2019 to December 31st, 2019.
3a. Senior Champion and Reserve Senior Champion.
3b. Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Bull.
- Female calf – born on or after January 1st, 2021, and before June
4a. Calf Champion and Reserve Champion.
- Female heifer – born April 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2020.
- Female heifer – born January 1st, 2020 to March 31st, 2020.
6a. Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion.
- Female – born January 1st, 2019 to December 31st, 2019 with her
own 2021, natural, purebred tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf
shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to show as a
single animal. Individual breed rules still in effect.
- Female born prior to January 1st, 2019 with her own 2021 natural,
purebred tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a
unit except that the calf is eligible to show as a single animal.
Individual breed rules still in effect.
8a. Senior Champion and Reserve Senior Champion.
8b. Grand Champion and Reserve Champion female.
- Breeder’s Herd: A group of 4 animals bred by the exhibitor, both
sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes. The
exhibitor must own at least one animal. Limited to one exhibit per
- Get of Sire: A group of 3 animals from the same sire, both sexes
represented, at least one animal owned by the exhibitor, animals
must be shown in previous classes. Limited to one exhibit per
- Progeny of Dam: A group of 2 animals, the progeny of one dam,
and both animals must be exhibited in previous classes. Limited to
one exhibit per exhibitor.