Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Kearney, Nebraska
February 13-21, 2021

Individual Breed Rules & Information

Entry Fee:
$150
Entry Fee Deadline:
November 25, 2020
Sale Commission:
9%
  1. Entries must be registered at time of entry. You need registration number.
  2. Entry fee must be paid before an entry will be accepted.
  3. Entries will be accepted online at our website: www.necattlemen.com
    Read the Online Instructions carefully before beginning the online entry process. If you have entered on line before, make sure you use your user name and password to obtain your file already in the computer. JUST HIT SEND ME MY LOGIN!
    • If there are any questions about the online entry process, please contact the Classic Office at 308-627-6385.
  4. After your entry is complete online, you must send in your signed consignor consent form, along with copies of registration papers and entry fees to the Classic Office (PO Box 607, Kearney, NE 68848).
  5. Please contact Ronette at 308-627-6385 on the correct way to submit a picture. ALL PICTURES ARE FREE! Classic Management reserves the right to determine the usage of the picture. Pictures for print must be submitted with entries. On-line pictures can be added at any time. Pictures are highly recommended for HELPING YOU sell YOUR ANIMAL! Email a jpeg to rkbush@frontiernet.net
  6. All Individual Breed Rules are set in cooperation with the respective Breed Association. All entries are subject to a screening committee approval.
  7. All entries are eligible to compete in the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Supreme Row if selected as the Breed Champion.
  8. All animals, unless screened, must sell. The sale commission is 9% on the sale price. A minimum of 50% of an animal must sell. The Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic reserves to management the final and absolute right to interpret these rules and regulations and to arbitrarily settle or determine all matters, questions or differences in regard to the show and sale.

The following information is required on the breed sales entries:

  • All entries MUST be REGISTERED at time of entry. You must have a registration number when you make your entry.
  • All entries will be required to have registration numbers and the following minimum EPD’s are REQUIRED in the Classic Catalog. (CE, BW, WW, YW)
  • The Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic will have a check-in committee that will work with Breed Representatives at check-in.
  • The Ag Pavilion Cattlemen’s Quarters will set up for check in for all sale cattle. All cattle will check in on Tuesday, February 16 starting at 9 AM.
  • At check-in – all bulls will be weighed.
  • All heifers will have tattoos checked.

ENTRY AGE REQUIREMENTS

Bulls: September 2018 - May 2020
Heifers: September 2018 - September 2020

Hereford

The Hereford show and sale will feature both the Horned and Polled Hereford.
The Horned and Polled cattle will show separately. Champion Horned and Polled Bull and Heifer will be selected.

Breed Representative: Brett Nelson, Broken Bow, NE • Grady McMahon, Ayr, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Hereford & Polled Hereford Shows will be a fit show.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Hereford Association.
  • Entries must be a Horned Hereford or Polled Hereford according to the American Hereford Association.
  • All eligible female entries must include a check for $50 made payable to the NHA for the Junior Futurity.
  • The Nebraska Hereford Association charges an additional 1% sales commission this year.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Hereford Association.

RED ANGUS

Breed Representatives: David Orr, North Platte, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Red Angus Show will be a no fit show.
  • Consignors must be a member of the Nebraska Red Angus Association.
  • Entries must be registered as a 1A or 1B Red Angus with the Red Angus Association.

Angus

Breed Representatives: Dick Hollman, Hallam, NE
Margo Lehn, Nebraska Angus Assn., Long Pine, NE

  • OPEN SALE- Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Angus Show will be a fit show.
  • Consignors must be a member of the Nebraska Angus Association.
  • Nebraska Angus Association Dues Must be PAID by February 1! The form can be found at http://www.nebraskaangus.org. Go to membership page to download the form.

Simmental

Breed Representatives: Greg Sisco, Ute, NE
Diane Duren, Nebraska Simmental Assn., Rising City, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Simmental Show will be a fit show.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Simmental Association. NSA dues are due by February 1. Dues will increase from $60 to $120 after February 1. All dues have to be paid prior to checking in Classic Entry.
  • Entries must be registered with the American Simmental Association as a ½ blood or higher. (Non-Simmental Sired entries ARE allowed)
  • Bulls must be born prior to March 31, 2020. All bulls must pass a semen test. Documentation must be provided at Classic check-in.
  • Female age requirements are September 2018 – September 2020.
  • There will be a “Foundation Show” which will include 50%-74.99% Simmental and a “Purebred Show” (the 3/4 bloods will show in the Purebred Show.
  • Genetic status must be printed in the catalog.
  • An EPD, weight, and scrotal measurement data sheet will be provided to the judge. The Classic show is NOT BASED ON THE DATA SHEET. The judge will have the choice on how to use the data.
  • All entries must be clean of genetic defects. For DNA questions and clarification on genetic status of an animal contact the American Simmental Association at 406-587-4531. If the American Simmental Association finds the animal to have a CL, DL or PR in the ASA genetic defects that entry must be tested. Entries must be blood tested by January 1. Test results must be mailed to the NSA & the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic, PO Box 607, Kearney, NE 68848.

Charolais

Breed Representatives: Mitch Benes, Valparaiso, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Charolais Show will be a no fit show.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Charolais Association. Memberships must be paid by check-in time.
  • Entries must be registered with American International Charolais Association.
  • The Nebraska Charolais Association charges an additional 0.5% sales commission.

Limousin

Breed Representatives: Dan Hunt, Oxford, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Limousin Show will be a no fit show.
  • Entries must be registered with North American Limousin Foundation.
  • All LimFlex registered cattle are eligible to show
  • Yearling bulls will have a minimum adjusted scrotal of 31 cm. Entries will be weighed and measured at the show.

GELBVIEH/BALANCER

Breed Representatives: Tom Murphy, Franklin, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Gelbvieh/Balancer Show will be a no fit show.
  • Consignors must be members of both the Nebraska and American Gelbvieh Associations for 2021. Out of state consignors may buy a membership for $50.
  • Entries must be registered as Purebred Gelbvieh or as Balancers with the American Gelbvieh Association.
  • Heifers born prior to June 1, 2019 must be safe in calf or have a calf at side.
  • Entries will be weighed and scrotal measured at check-in. This information will be in the show programs.
  • GAIN is charging $100 per entry for the Jackpot for Junior National Division Winners. This cash award is for youth purchasing heifers at the Classic and showing at Junior Nationals. This $100 goes directly to GAIN.

SHORTHORN

Breed Representatives: Greg Crawford, Roca, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Shorthorn Show will be a fit show.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Shorthorn Association.
  • Entries must be registered as a Purebred with the American Shorthorn Association.
  • No bulls will be accepted with a birth weight over 99 pounds.
  • Bulls must be born prior to April 30, 2020.
  • Consignors are required to list the genetic defect status in the footnote of the entry. Entries must be TH tested unless the parents are verified TH Free. Results must be provided with entry.

Shorthorn Plus (Division of the Shorthorn Show)

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Shorthorn Show will be a fit show.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Shorthorn Association.
  • Entries must be registered as an Appendix Shorthorn with the American Shorthorn Association.
  • Consignors are required to list the genetic defect status in the footnote of the entry. Entries must be TH tested unless the parents
  • are verified TH Free. Results must be provided with entry.
  • There will be a champion in each division selected, but the two division champions will compete for one overall Shorthorn Champion and Reserve Champion.

MAINE ANJOU / MAINETAINER / MAINE-ANGUS

Breed Representatives: Will Miller, Culbertson, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Maine Anjou and MaineTainer Show will be a fit show.
  • There will be a champion in each division selected, but the two division champions will compete for one overall Maine Anjou Champion and Reserve Champion.
  • Consignors must be members of the Nebraska Maine Association.
  • Entries must carry Maine Anjou or MaineTainer papers.
  • All entries must provide the TH and PHA status. Please indicate if Carrier or Free.
  • Bulls are required to have a minimum scrotal measurement of 30 cm adjusted to 1 year of age.
  • Bred heifers must be bred to a bull that is TH and PHA Free.

CHIANINA

Breed Representatives: Will Miller, Culbertson, NE

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2021 Chianina Show will be a fit show.
  • Entries must be registered as a Chianina, Chimaine or Chiangus in the American Chianina Association.
  • Bulls must have a minimum scrotal measurement is 28 cm unless the bull has passed a semen test. Bulls over one year must have satisfactory semen test.
  • All entries must provide genetic defect status results. The TH and PHA status is required. Please indicate if Carrier or Free.

ALL OTHER BREEDS

  • OPEN SALE - Bulls and Females
  • The 2020 AOB Show will be a fit show.
  • Entries must be registered with a National Breed Association.

ENTRY DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 25, 2020

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