34nd Annual MI Beef Expo and MCA Annual Meeting

Thursday, February 22
8:00 A.M.                     MSU Pavilion opens for consignor stalling and trade show set up
8:00 P.M.                     Set-Up Closes
Friday, February 23 – Breed Shows
9:00 A.M.                    Breed Shows Begin
Show Order: Angus, Shorthorn, Hereford, Chianina and Maine Anjou, Simmental, All Other Registered Breeds
10:30 A.M.                  MCA Annual Meeting
Noon.                         Early Junior Cattle Stalling in Main Barn Available (ONLY if pre-signed up)
                                  Trade Show Opens
4:00 P.M.                   Parade of Champions & Supreme Champion Recognition in Main Arena
4:00 P.M.                  Registration Opens for Block & Bridle Livestock Judging Contest
4:30 P.M.                 Buyer Registration Opens (Same numbers will be used Friday & Saturday)
5:30 P.M.                 Block & Bridle Livestock Judging Contest begins in main arena
5:00 P.M.                 Michigan Cattlemen’s Reception Begins in Hospitality Lounge
7:00 P.M.                 Friday Night Lights Sale Begins in Hospitality Lounge
                                        Followed by the Junior Associations Auction
Saturday, February 24 – Breed Sales
8 A.M.                        Continental Breakfast in Hospitality Lounge
                                  Buyer Registration Opens
9 A.M.                       Trade Show Opens
9 A.M - 12:00 P.M     Junior Skill-A-Thon Contest
10 A.M.                     Breed Sales Begin in Auditorium
(Simmental, All Other Registered Breeds Hereford, Chianina & Maine Anjou, Shorthorn, Angus)
11 A.M – 3 P.M.        Early Junior Cattle Check in Located in South Barn
3 P.M.                       Ice Cream Social Begins in Hospitality Lounge
3 P.M.                       Announcement of Junior Educational Awards in Hospitality Lounge
4 P.M.                      Junior Exhibitors can Enter through Southeast Pavilion Entrances
3 – 6 P.M.                Designated Vendor Departure Time (if not staying till Sunday)
6 P.M.                      Block & Bridal Showmanship Begins
7 – 9 P.M                 Late Junior Check in Located in Main Pavilion
Sunday, February 25
8 A.M.                     MSU Block & Bridle Market Animal & Breeding Heifer Show Begins
Noon                       Trade Show Officially Closes