Ontario Discovery Sale & OSD Youth Showmanship
April 23, 2024 | Ancaster Fairgrounds
Sale: 1PM | OSD Youth Showmanship: 5PM
Join us for the 2024 Ontario Spring Discovery Sale beginning at 1PM. Following the sale, enjoy a wine and cheese reception while watching the OSD Youth Showmanship show beginning at 5PM.
Ontario Spring Discovery Show (Heifers)
April 24, 2024 | 9AM | Ancaster Fairgrounds
Showcasing some of the best of the best of both Holstein and Jersey calves and heifers in North America. Supreme Heifer Champion will be awarded at the end of the show followed by the Dairy Bar Social Hour with appetizers after the completion of the show.
Ontario Spring Discovery Show (Cows)
April 25, 2024 | 8:30AM | Ancaster Fairgrounds
The Ontario Spring Show continues featuring cows and Grand Champion celebration.
Toss & Taste: The Ultimate Cornhole BBQ Bash
April 25, 2024 | 5PM | Ancaster Fairgrounds
Join us for an entertaining evening of exciting Cornhole, where participants can test their skills in this friendly competition while enjoying locally sourced foods, beer, spirits, entertainment and much more!Experience the perfect blend of agricultural excellence and community fun as we celebrate the National Holstein Convention with a night filled with excitement and camaraderie at the Ancaster Fairgrounds.
April 26, 2024 (Day)
Discover several outstanding dairy operations in south west Ontario – and for those seeking an alternative experience, stay tuned for more details. After the tours, enjoy a delightful dinner at your leisure in downtown Hamilton, where a plethora of restaurants will offer special pricing for Holstein delegates.
April 26, 2024 (Day)
What is a visit to Hamilton without visiting the famous waterfalls? The local tour will also feature an apple orchard, a cider house, an English tea house and a visit to Brantford’s famous Oxbow.
Canvas & Cocktails Soirée
April 26, 2024 | 8PM | Hamilton Art Gallery
Culminate the evening in style at the Hamilton Art Gallery, savouring delectable hors d'oeuvres, enjoying local entertainment, and more, as we celebrate the spirit of community and excellence in Holstein breeding.
Annual General Meeting
April 27, 2024 | 9AM | Sheraton Hotel
Free AGM Breakfast at 8AM
Share your member voice!
The Annual General Meeting is where producers, partners and the Board meet to hear updates on the last year, vote on resolutions, listen to fellow participants, and network with like-minded members of the industry.
Let your voice heard in Hamilton!
Master Breeder Gala presented by Semex
April 27, 2024 | Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Celebrate the 2023 recipients!
The highly anticipated Master Breeder Gala is taking place at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, where we come together to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our industry's top Holstein breeders. Immerse yourself in a night of recognition and appreciation as we honour the award winners who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and expertise in their breeding programs.