NATIONAL SHORTHORN SHOW & MEETING TO BE HELD

The 2009 National Shorthorn Show January 17-18, 2010 in Denver, Colorado
 
OMAHA, Neb., (Dec. 20, 2009) – The 2009 National Shorthorn Show and annual meetings will be held during the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, Col. January 16-18, 2010. The weekend will include Open and Junior Purebred Shorthorn Shows, Open and Junior ShorthornPlus Shows, a Pen Bull and Heifer Show for both Purebred and ShorthornPlus animals, Summit Sale, committee meetings, and annual awards presentation.
 
Beginning the weekend will be the Pen Bull Show will be held Saturday, Jan. 16, at 1:30pm, with a new Pen Heifer Show to follow. Juniors will exhibit their animals on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 2:30 with the Open Purebred Bull Show to follow. The Open Female Show will take place Monday, Jan. 18, at 1:00pm with the selection of the National Champion Purebred Shorthorn Female.
 
On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, will be the Summit Shorthorn Sale. Beginning at 10:00am there will be a parade to display the animals offered on the sale which begins at 12 noon. The sale will include both live, embryo, and flush lots, including a lot in which proceeds will be donated back to the American Junior Shorthorn Association.
 
Beginning Saturday, Jan. 16 at 7pm will be the annual committee meetings followed by the annual meeting of the association the next morning, Sunday, Jan. 17, 8:00am.
 
For complete Shorthorn schedule of events and for updated show results during the event, visit www.shorthorn.org or contact the ASA.
 
The mission of the ASA is to contribute to the profitability and quality of life of its members and their customers by maintaining, protecting the venerability and enhancing the value of the herd book and performance database for Shorthorn cattle. The ASA is headquartered in Omaha, Neb., and was founded in 1872 with herd book records going back to 1822. As one of the oldest American breed associations, the ASA provides services for more than 6,000 junior and senior members who register nearly 18,000 cattle annually. To learn more, contact the ASA office or visit www.shorthorn.org.