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READY TO SHOW: An exhibitor readies a cow to be judged at the 2018 All-American Dairy Show.

Register now for All-American Dairy Show

Early entry lasts until Aug. 16. Late entries will be accepted until showtime at additional cost.

All-American Dairy Show exhibitors can now enter online for the 2019 show, set for Sept. 14-18 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

All entries must be submitted online this year at; no hardcopy entries will be accepted.

Early entry is from July 1 to Aug. 16. Late entries will be accepted until showtime at an additional cost.

The show schedule has changed from past years. Most notably, the show is shortened by one day and the Pennsylvania Holstein Fall Championship Show will run simultaneously with the Eastern National Holstein Show. 

Chris TorresSupreme Champion Pageant

CHAMPIONS ROW: The Supreme Champion Pageant is the culmination of the show. This year’s pageant is Sept. 18 at 2 p.m.

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 show featured nearly 3,000 animals and 1,500 exhibitors from around the country.
All-American Dairy Show highlights include:

Saturday, Sept. 14

  • 9 a.m. Pennsylvania State Junior Dairy Show, Equine Arena
  • Noon to 4 p.m. Premier National Junior Event Check-In
  • Noon to 4 p.m. Premier National Junior Show Art Contest Check-In, Dairy Activity Center, Debbie Cornman Studio Booth  
  • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Youth Showmanship Registration, Large Arena
  • 6 p.m. The Greatest Showman Youth Excellence Event

Sunday, Sept. 15

  • 9:30 a.m. Youth Showmanship Contest, Large Arena
  • 9 a.m. to noon. All-American Dairy Show check-in, Cameron Street Lobby
  • 2:30 p.m. Senior division fitting, Large Arena
  • 6:30 p.m. All-American Dairy Show opening ceremonies and exhibitor dinner, Small Arena

Exhibitors meeting, Image & Obie Snider Award presentations, and AADF Scholarship Award presentation, sponsored by American Dairy Association North East

Monday, Sept. 16

  • 7:50 a.m. Invitational Youth Dairy Cattle Judging Contest, Small Arena
  • 8 a.m. Premier National Junior Event Shows starting with milk cows, Large Arena and Equine Arena
  • 4 p.m. Premier National Junior Event Supreme Champion Pageant, Large Arena
  • 7 p.m. Judging Contest Awards Banquet, PA Preferred Banquet Hall

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • 8 a.m. All-American Holstein Show and PA Fall Holstein Championship Show, calves and heifers, Equine Arena Ring No. 11
  • 9 a.m. 4-H & FFA Dairy Judging Forum, Main Hall
  • 9 a.m. Junior Dairy Management Contest, PA Preferred Banquet Hall
  • Noon. All-American Jersey Show, Equine Arena, Ring No. 12
  • 1 p.m. All-American Brown Swiss Show, calves and heifers, Equine Arena Ring No. 11
  • 2 p.m. All-American Milking Shorthorn Show, Large Arena Ring No. 11
  • 2 p.m. All-American Ayrshire Show, Large Arena Ring No. 12
  • 4 p.m. All-American Dairy Show Herdsman Award Presentation, at the winning pack
  • 5:30 p.m. Eastern Elite Sale, Small Arena

Wednesday, Sept. 18

  • 8 a.m. All-American Red & White Show, Equine Arena Ring No. 2
  • 8 a.m. All-American National Guernsey Show, Large Arena Ring No. 11
  • 9 a.m. All-American Holstein Show, PA Fall Holstein Championship, cows, Equine Arena Ring No. 11
  • 10 a.m. All-American Brown Swiss Show, cows, Large Arena Ring No. 12
  • 2 p.m. All-American Dairy Show Supreme Champion Pageant, Large Arena

For more information, contact the All-American Dairy Show at 717-787-2905, email

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