All-American Dairy Show Showmanship Winners

All-American Dairy Show Showmanship Winners

Stoltzfus ‘Out-Fits’ All At 2013 Senior Showmanship Contest


Ashley Stoltzfus of Berlin, Pa., rose to the top of her class in the senior division of the Youth Showmanship contest on Sunday, Sept. 8, at the 2013 All-American Dairy Show held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

The event, in its 16th year, boasted a record 476 junior exhibitors ranging from age eight to 21. Each division required several heats, followed by a semifinal round and a final class. Participants hailed from 15 states including Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and California.

The top 10 senior showmen competed for the coveted master showman title by clipping and fitting heifer calves in one hour. Top Showman selected at the show was Haley Groat, 20, of Walton, N.Y.

Champion Senior received a $250 cash award courtesy of Centre-Clinton Holstein Association while Top Senior Showman received a $50 cash award donated by Rip-N-Good Kids.

Allen VanGorder of Little Falls, N.Y., was the senior division showmanship judge, while Tom Uber of Adamsville, Pa., judged the fitting portion of the competition.


The remaining winners of the senior division were:

2nd – Kenny Stambaugh, 20, Westminster, Md.
3rd – Austin Knapp, 18, Epworth, Iowa
4th – Haley Groat, 20, Walton, N.Y.
5th – Jesse Hargrave, 21, Heuvelton, N.Y.
6th – Hannah Rhoades, 16, Greenville, Ohio
7th – Coy Campbell, 16, Gratz, Pa.
8th – Katelyn Neff, 16, Cochranton, Pa.
9th – Eric Worden, 21, Cassville, N.Y.
10th – Kali Miller, 17, Carlton, Pa.

Iager Leads the Way in Showmanship Contest

Madison Iager, Woodbine, Md., landed the Champion Intermediate Showman title during the Premier National Junior Events youth showmanship contest on Sunday, Sept. 8, at the 2013 All-American Dairy Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Celebrating its 16th year, the event hosted a record 476 junior exhibitors from ages eight to 21. Each division held several heats, followed by a semifinal round and a final class. Participants hailed from 15 states including Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and California.

In addition to the showmanship title, Iager also took home the honor of Highest Placing Red & White in the event.

Champion Intermediate Showman received a $100 cash award and custom embroidered director’s chair.

Laura Elliott of Littlestown, Pa., judged the event.


The remaining top 10 winners of the intermediate event were:

2nd – Kayla Umbel, 14, Emmitsburg, Md.
3rd – Brianna Proctor, 15, Cochranton, Pa.
4th – Sarah Rhoades, 14, Greenville, Ohio
5th – Miranda Iager, 13, Woodbine, Md.
6th – David Riley, 14, Williamsfield, Ohio
7th – Daniel Benedict, 14, Waynesboro, Pa.
8th – Cecilia Winkler, 13, Woodbine, Md.
9th – Tucker True, 12, Perry, N.Y.
10th – Lane Kummer, 13, Evans City, Pa.

Woodbine Winkler Wins Junior Showmanship Title


Exhibitor Jeffrey Winkler of Woodbine, Md., made his way to the top of the class to win the Junior Showmanship title during the Premier National Junior Events youth showmanship contest on Sunday, Sept. 8, at the 2013 All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg.

In its 16th year, the event boasted a record 476 junior exhibitors ranging from ages eight to 21. Each division required several heats, followed by a semifinal round and then a final class.

In addition to securing the overall showmanship title, Winkler also took home Highest-Placing Ayrshire honors.

Participants for the showmanship contest hailed from 15 states including Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and California.

Champion Junior Showman received a $50 cash award and custom embroidered director’s chair courtesy of Harry E. and Aliene Thompson of Fountain Farm, Carlisle, Pa.

Junior Division judge was Stephanie Aves of Poplar Grove, Ill.

The remaining winners for the Junior Showmanship Contest were:

2nd – Kolby Stoltzfus, 8, East Earl, Pa.
3rd – Morgan Murray, 11, Woodbine, Md.
4th – Atley Miller, 10, Westmister, Md.
5th – Emory Bewley, 10, Susquehanna, Pa.
6th – Devin Hostetter, 11, Annville, Pa.
7th – Kyler Heiney, 10, Strasburg, Pa.
8th – Lucas Walley, 11, Walton, N.Y.
9th – Jacob Poole, 10, Mt. Pleasant, Pa.
10th – Lexie Moore, 10, Cochranton, Pa.


The All-American Dairy Show features 22 shows in six days in addition to the nation’s only all-dairy antiques show. Last year’s event saw nearly 2,500 animals and more than 900 exhibitors from across the nation.

The All-American Dairy Show features 22 shows in six days in addition to the nation’s only all-dairy antiques show. Last year’s event featured nearly 2,500 animals and more than 900 exhibitors from across the nation.

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9.16.2013