Spring 2020
TBA (usually mid-April)
AJSA National Classic Hotel Scholarship Deadline to AJSA
TBA (usually mid-May)
AJSA Regional & National Classic Entries Deadline
May 15
ISA Memorial Scholarship Applications Due to ISA President Kenny Scott
May 15
Futurity Sanction Sales and Private Treaty Sale Deadline to Sherrie More
May 22
Futurity Animal Nominations due to Sherrie Moore
May 22
Field Day Show Pre-Entries Due (use Google Form)
Summer 2020
June 1
AJSA Merit Award Applications due to ASA (Bronze, Silver & Gold)
June 1
AJSA Trustee Application due to ASA
Early June
AJSA National Classic Photography Contest & Interview Contest information due to ASA
June 6-7
ISA Field Day/ Futurity Show/ IJSA Junior Show- Union County Fairgrounds, Afton, Iowa
June 10
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for July issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
June 15
Fall THE Enrollment Ends
TBA (mid-June)
AJSA South Central, Eastern & Western Regional Classics (No North Central Regional for 2020)
TBA (usually mid-June)
BIF Convention and Research Symposium (location TBA)
July 1
Iowa Beef Heifer Award Due to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association
July 1
Iowa State Fair Cattle Entry Deadline
July 5-11
AJSA National Classic- Grand Island, Nebraska
TBA (usually early July)
Iowa State Fair Cattle "Late" Entry Deadline
July 30-August 2
IGS Summit Youth Leadership Conference- Madison, WI
August 1
ISA Directory Photo Contest Deadline to
August 10
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for September issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
August 13-23
The Iowa State Fair
Mid August
Ak-Sar-Ben Entry Deadline
Late August
ASA Fall Focus Educational Symposium & Board meeting (location TBA)
Fall 2020
Late September
Steer Profitability Competition Entry Deadline, forms available at
Late September
Ak-Sar-Ben Market Beef & Breeding Heifer Shows, Grand Island, NE
September 12-13
ISA 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend- Honey Creek Resort, Moravia, Iowa
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
2021 Iowa Beef Expo Sale Entry Deadline (ISA/IJSA dues must be paid)
December 1
2021 ISA Directory Ad Deadline
December 1
2021 ISA & IJSA Membership Deadline
December 5
The Simmental Today Newsletter Deadline for January issue to Jackie Ditsworth at
December 15
2020 “Late” ISA Directory Ad Deadline ($5 per day late fee)
December 15
Iowa Beef Expo Sale Photo Deadline
Mid December
ISA & IJSA Board Meetings
Winter 2021
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 TBA)
February 13
Iowa Simmental Queen Contest- 9:30 am (Prairie Meadows)
February 13
Exp Sale Cattle Check-in- 10:00 am
February 13
ISA & IJSA Annual Meetings at Iowa Beef Expo (Times TBA)
February 13
ISA Annual Banquet- Walnut Center on the ISF Grounds (5:00 pm Social Hour, 6:00 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 50th Annual "Mark of Genetic Excellence" Sale at Iowa Beef Expo- 11:30 (Penningroth Sale Arena) --- See for sale catalog and information
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

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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