All Canadian Competition

About the Jersey Canada All Canadian Competition

In its 62nd year (since 1955), the All Canadian contest is a Jersey Canada award program that recognizes top cows in the show circuit. Traditionally these cows enjoy the attention and prestige of being named an All Canadian. Along with their photo and qualifying show placing's, winning and nominated cows are showcased in the February issue of the Canadian Jersey Breeder publication as well as listed on the Jersey Canada website and announced through email and social media channels. For each Class, All Canadian Champions receive an award at the Jersey Canada annual general meeting. The Jersey Canada All Canadian program is proudly sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina.

What is NEW for 2017?

Jersey Canada has worked hard to modernize and streamline the All Canadian Contest for 2017 and it now includes some exciting updates:
- The 2017 All Canadian Contest is now 100% online.
- We are pleased to introduce the Lifetime Component Class.
- Animals must place in the top eight (8) at the National Jersey Show, or place in the top four (4) in at least one qualifying show.
- Respecting provincial and national 4-H Association privacy policies, results for 4-H class entries are now limited to any qualifying 'open show', where the animal is the recognized 4-H project of the participant, as well as 4-H Achievement Day, Western Canadian Classic (WCC) and TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic results.
- The Selection Process has been modernized so that a nomination process is no longer required!
- For more details, visit the Help & FAQ section of the contest website. 

Application Process

It's fast, it's easy. Download our handy brochure that will walk you through the on-line process.

Ready to begin?  Click here for the All Canadian Online Entry Form.

Application Deadline: December 8, 2017 at 11:59 pm ~ A $25 fee will be applied for EACH entry.


Can I enter my heifer in both the open class and 4-H class?  YES!  
- Begin by creating your entry submission for the open class.  
- Once successfully completed, click on the View/Edit Entries button at the top of the screen.
- Find the line for the heifer you wish to also enter in the 4-H class.
- Click on the COPY icon and a new identical entry will open on your screen.
- Change the Class to the appropriate 4-H Class (4-H Achievement Day, WCC and TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Results for the animal on the DETAILS tab).
- Save your entry!

Can I enter my animal in both the All Canadian and All Ontario Contests?  YES!
- Jersey Canada is pleased to provide administrative support to Jersey Ontario for the All Ontario contest.  
- If you wish to enter your animal in both contests, begin by creating your entry submission for the All Canadian contest.
- Once successfully completed, click on the View/Edit Entries button at the top of the screen.
- Find the line for the animal you wish to also enter in the All Ontario Contest.
- Click on the Copy icon. A new, identical entry will open on your screen.
- Change the contest to All Ontario. Save your entry!

What Class is Your Jersey In for 2017?
Although each show will vary in the type of classes that are offered, we have a chart that will help you with the appropriate age and class for your female Jersey cow. 

What are qualifying shows?
Each year, our Show Committee chooses a selection of shows that are qualifying All Canadian shows. They base it on the number of head shown previously as well as anticipated progress and momentum of the show. It is not an exact science as they cannot always predict the number of head that end up 'showing'. 

What is the main criteria to be considered for a qualifying show?
The main criteria is the number of head. In Ontario and Quebec, a qualifying show must have 55+ Jerseys participating. In Western and Atlantic Canada, the number of head is 40+, and in these two regions it can be an All Breeds show. 

What about non-qualifying shows?
If your animal participates in a non-qualifying show where 55+ Jerseys (Ontario/Quebec) or 40+ All Breeds (West/Atlantic) were shown, there are three fields on the All Canadian application to list the shows and placings.

Looking for a judge?
Our Judges List can be found here!


Results from Previous Years

2016 Results

2015 Results

2014 Results

2013 Results

2012 Results

2011 Results 

2009 Results


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