2021 National Holstein Convention plans announced

An in-person event is planned for June 20 – 24, 2021 in Lancaster, PA

We look forward to gathering safely in Pennsylvania for the 2021 National Holstein Convention. (benjgibbs, Flickr/Creative Commons)

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — The 2021 National Holstein Convention is planned for June 20 – 24, 2021 in Lancaster, Penn. The in-person event will follow all site, local, state, and federal health and safety guidelines.

Convention activities will take place at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center. The Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 24 at the Lancaster County Convention Center. During the meeting, the Holstein Association USA’s prestigious Elite Breeder, Distinguished Leader, and Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder awards will be presented.

For junior members, the speech contest and Distinguished Junior Member interviews will take place on Monday, June 21. The Dairy Bowl competition will be held on Tuesday, June 22 followed by the Dairy Jeopardy contest on Wednesday, June 23. Spectators at all junior events will be restricted to ensure health and safety guidelines are followed. The folding display, state banner, and state scrapbook contests will not be held in 2021.

Both adult and junior members will be able to attend a variety of fun tours throughout convention ranging from the Pennsylvania Breeders’ Tour to Hershey Park. Visit www.2021nationalholsteinconvention.com for more details about the convention schedule, tours, and accommodations.

All site, local, state, and federal health and safety guidelines will be followed during the 2021 National Holstein Convention. Guidelines will be closely monitored, and the schedule and events are subject to change. We look forward to gathering safely in Pennsylvania for the 2021 National Holstein Convention.

–Holstein Association USA