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Ontario Dairy Youth Award

This award was initiated in 1980 by the Ontario Holstein Spring Show Committee and is designed to recognize young people (ages 25-35) who are actively involved in the operation of a dairy farm, have shown leadership abilities and have made a contribution to their community and their breed.


The four district winners receive an all expenses paid trip to to The Westerner Dairy Showcase in Red Deer, Alberta in October. 

This award is funded by the Ontario Dairy Youth Trust Fund and Holstein Ontario.

The selection is decided through a combination of the application and a personal interview 

2024 Application Deadline:  March 31, 2024

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2022 Winners at the Westerner Showcase in Red Deer, Alberta 

Mitch Kieffer, Dirk Bousfield, Amy Thom, David Chalack, Pam Charlton, Mackenzie Wright

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