Winter 2021
Early January
IJBBA Expo Entries Open
January 20
ISA Queen Contest Entries Due
February 1
IJBBA Scholarship Applications due (see IJBBA website
February 1
IJBBA Expo Entries Deadline
February 13-21
Iowa Beef Expo in Des Moines (More details and specific dates below)
February 13
Iowa Simmental Queen Contest - 9:30 am (Prairie Meadows)
February 13
Expo Sale Cattle Check-in - 10:00 am
February 13
ISA Annual Meeting at Iowa Beef Expo - 2:00 pm
February 13
IJSA Annual Meeting at Iowa Beef Expo - 3:00 pm
February 13
ISA Annual Banquet- Walnut Center on the ISF Grounds (5:30 pm Social Hour, 6:30 pm Banquet)
February 14
ISA Sale Cattle Parade - 1:00 pm (Pavilion)
February 15
Expo Sale "Bull Buyers Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast" - 7:30 am
February 15
ISA 51st Annual "Mark of Genetic Excellence" Sale at Iowa Beef Expo - 11:30
February 19-21
IJBBA Weekend at Iowa Beef Expo (See IJBBA website for full schedule)
Spring 2021
Early March
ISA & IJSA Board Meetings
March 10
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for April issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
March 15
Sullivan Supply & Kent Habeger Scholarship Applications Deadline
TBA (usually mid-April)
Iowa Simmental Futurity & Junior Show pre-entries open
TBA (usually mid-April)
AJSA Regional & National Classic entries available at
April 15
Fall THE Enrollment Begins
Summer 2021
TBA (usually mid-May)
Iowa Simmental Futurity & Junior Show pre-entries close
May 15
ISA Memorial Scholarship Applications due to current ISA President (See ISA Board page on this website)
June 1
AJSA Merit Award Applications due to ASA (Bronze, Silver & Gold)
June 1
AJSA Trustee Application due to ASA
June 5-6
ISA Field Day/ Futurity Show/ IJSA Junior Show - Afton, IA (See newsletter & IJSA Facebook for more information)
AJSA Regional Classics (No North Central in 2021, see AJSA for dates)
Early June
AJSA National Classic Photography Contest & Interview Contest information due to ASA
June 10
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for July issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
June 15
Fall THE Enrollment Ends
TBA (usually mid-June)
BIF Convention and Research Symposium (location TBA)
June 26-July 2
AJSA National Classic- Grand Island, Nebraska
July 1
Iowa Beef Heifer Award Due to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association
July 1
Iowa Simmental Open Show Entry Open
July 30-August 1
IGS Summit Youth Leadership Conference (Washington, D.C.) (See AJSA for details,
August 1
ISA Directory Photo Contest Deadline (Details TBA)
August 10
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for September issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
Mid August
Ak-Sar-Ben Entry Deadline
Late August
Iowa Simmental Open Show
Late August
ASA Fall Focus Educational Symposium & Board meeting (location TBA)
Fall 2021
Late September
Steer Profitability Competition Entry Deadline, forms available at
Late September
Ak-Sar-Ben Market Beef & Breeding Heifer Shows, Grand Island, NE
October 15
Spring THE Enrollment Begins
Mid October
American Royal Livestock Shows, Kansas City, MO
November 1
Iowa Foundation Heifer Program Application Deadline to Iowa Beef Breeds Council
Early November
North American International Livestock Exhibition (NAILE), Louisville, KY
December 1
2022 Iowa Beef Expo Sale Entry Deadline (ISA/IJSA dues must be paid)
December 1
2022 ISA Directory Ad Deadline
December 1
2022 ISA & IJSA Membership Deadline
December 5
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for January issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
December 15
Iowa Beef Expo Sale Photo Deadline
December 15
Spring THE Enrollment Ends
Mid December
ISA & IJSA Board Meetings

ASA Contact Information:

Phone: 406-587-4531
Fax: 406-587-9301
One Genetic Way, Bozeman, MT 59718

Register Contact Information:

Phone: 406-587-2778
Fax: 406-587-9301 (PUB & ASA)
One Genetics Way, Bozeman, MT  59718

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