Tricia Holmes  |  1424 220th St.  |  Benton, IA 50835  |  641-785-2315  |  641-785-2220 (fax)  |  email

IOWA BEEF EXPO ANGUS SHOW & SALE
Angus Show - February 8, 2020 | Angus Sale - February 9, 2020
Iowa State Fairgrounds - Des Moines, IA

[ CLICK HERE FOR 2020 ENTRY FORM ]

[ CLICK HERE FOR 2020 EMBRYO ENTRY FORM ]

Schedule
The Expo Angus Sale has moved dates!!!
Here is a schedule of events for that week!

Friday, Feb. 7th
Cattle cannot arrive until after 12 noon
Check in - 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Annual Board Meeting - 7:00 pm at hotel
Reg. Board Meeting - immediately following annual meeting

Saturday, Feb. 8th
Show at 9:30 am
Jr meeting at 6 pm at hotel
Social at 6 pm at hotel
Banquet at 7 pm at hotel

Sunday, Feb. 9th
Cowboy church 10:00 am
Sale at 1:00 pm


SALE DAY PHONES

515-262-3111
Office ext: 301 or 304
Sale ring: 302 - settlement dk: 307


Eligibility

-Consignor must be a 2030 member of the Iowa Angus Association in good standing without accounts receivable due the IAA. Members of the Iowa Junior Angus Association are also eligible with a current membership to that affiliate organization.
- The consignor name listed on the entry form must be the same as that listed as first owner on the registration certificate. ***New in 2018 Any junior who purchased a heifer from the expo last year, that heifer is eligible for the sale as a bred heifer.****
- Each consignor is limited to five entries. Embryo entries are not included in this total. If five are entered both sexes must be represented in their offering. New in 2019

Entry Requirements
- Entry deadline will be December 1,2019. Entry envelopes postmarked past December 1, 2019 will not be accepted.
-An original Registration certificate must accompany each animal entry. NO EXCEPTIONS.
- A separate $40 membership check made out to Iowa Angus Association shall accompany each entry form.
- A $250 deposit per animal (make check payable to Iowa Angus Sale Account) will accompany each entry and will be returned in full (provided they go through the sale) with the post sale disbursement
- Photos may be presented at entry time for use in the sale catalog at a cost of $10 each. Sale management reserves the right to use the photos (or not) in presale advertising.
- A footnote of reasonable length may accompany each entry for use in the sale catalog but the sale manager reserves the right to edit it to fit. Growth, carcass, and scrotal EPDs will be provided by AHIR and listed in the sale catalog in uniform boxes as well as adjusted birth, weaning, and yearling weights and ratios. All Performance information not confirmed by AHIR will be provided in sentence form as part of the footnote.
-FUTURITY BULLS AND FEMALES
1. All animals entered in the futurity must either be bred and owned, or purchased in dam.
2. Bulls must be calved after January 1, 2018 and prior to May 1, 2019
3. Females must be calved after January 1, 2018 and prior to December 1, 2019 New Age Rule 2016
- No entries will be accepted if ancestors shown on the registration certificate have genetic defects under classification No. 1, except those ancestors proven clean
According to the American Angus Association. ALL POTENTIAL CARRIERS OF GENETIC DEFECTS MUST BE TESTED BY EXPO CHECKIN. THE BOARD VOTED TO FOLLOWING AMERICAN ANGUS RULES FOR GENETIC DISEASES. IF A PEDIGREE IS GIVEN TO THE ANIMAL IT CAN SELL BUT IT MUST LIST IF THEY ARE A CARRIER EXCEPT FOR THE NH CARRIER PEDIGREES GIVEN IN 2018. IT WILL BE NOTED IN THE FOOTNOTE OF THE CATALOG FOR THE ANIMAL. NEW RULE 2013.
-Any animal with a tattoo that is not readable or inconsistent with that shown on the registration certificate will be ineligible to show or sell.
-Consignor must offer to sell a minimum of one-half interest on the entry. New Rule 2011.
-Consignor will not be allowed to withdraw animals after the entry deadline without forfeiting their deposit. If animal is checked in, it must sell unless an unforeseen accident occurs.
-Only Registered Angus Females bred to Registered Angus Bulls will be allowed to enter (New Rule 2006).


Check –in
- All sale entries will be expected to check in on Friday, Feb. 7th, 2020
- Bulls that will be 15 months on February 7th, 2020 must pass a semen evaluation and provide documentation at check in (New in 2019). Bulls born before January 1, 2018 must have a clean trichomoniasis test before the 2013 Expo. (New IBBA Rule, 2012).
- All entries will be weighed, and all bulls will be measured for scrotal circumference with resulting measurements to be published with the sale order.
- Individual interstate health papers must be provided at check in as outlined in future consignor correspondence.
-Substitutions will be allowed (one per consignor) provided the consignor supplies the original registration certificate and a current performance pedigree at check in time. -Performance pedigrees are available from the American Angus Association at a cost of $2. Advance notice of a substitution to the sale manager is strongly Encouraged.
-Once an animal is checked in it is not allowed to leave the ISF grounds. New Rule 2014

Show Procedure
-Animals will be shown from youngest to oldest in their respective divisions and gender starting with females, followed by futurity bulls..
- Classes will be made up after cattle have been checked in with no more than 15 in a class. Classes will not be named in advance but should fall close to the standard classifications set by the American Angus Association.
-Only the top two animals will be placed in order and allowed to compete for their respective division championships. Remaining animals in the class will remain in random order and will be discussed by the judge.
-Get-of-Sire entries must be owned by one family or firm but may come from either open class or futurity divisions. A Get-of-sire will be defined as three animals, sired by the same bull, both sexes represented. Entries to this class can be enrolled at check in. Get of Sire is 3 head any sex.
-All bulls must be shown with a nose lead.
- All animals shown are subject to American Angus Association rules governing shows.
- No adhesive shall be used during show. (New Rule 2010) Foam and oil is allowed and animals must be clipped.

Sale Procedure
-Sale order: Grand Champion Futurity Bull, Reserve Grand, division winners, first place bulls, second place bulls, remaining futurity bulls in order determined by sale order committee; Scholarship heifer; females in same order as bulls. Then the embryos.
-Sale order committee will be made up of the judge, sale manager, auctioneer (if available), AAA regional manager, and 1 or 2 unbiased parties named by the Board of Directors show and sale committee.
- Consignors wishing to floor their animals (minimum bid) must get a buyers number prior to the sale, designate it as a “no sale”, and execute their intent themselves or through sale staff.
-Sale expenses for stalling, bedding, advertising, auctioneer, Beef Expo commission, ring service, etc. Will be prorated on a per head basis while Iowa Angus Association commission will be assessed at 5% of consignor gross. This includes “no sales”. These funds will be extracted from the sale proceeds, which will be dispersed in a timely manner.
-Direct payments from buyer to consignor will not be allowed. All sale proceeds must go through the Iowa Angus sale account
-Cattle scratched from the sale will forego the $250 deposit and will be dispersed: $200 toward sale expense, $50 for Iowa Angus commission.
-Consignors will be responsible to get animal in line for sale, if not in line when your turn in up, the animal will sell at the end of the bulls if it is a bull, and if it is a heifer at the end of the sale. (New rule 2004)

The Expo Headquarters
is the Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines, IA
NEW DATE!!!!!
A block of rooms have been reserved under Angus Block. Please
request this block to ensure pricing for rooms next year!
Please call 515-283-0151 for reservations.
The annual banquet will be held SATURDAY, FEB. 8TH, 2020 at The Holiday INN. We will be having a Filets.
Tickets will cost $45 per person and can be purchased from Tricia Holmes, 641-785-2315!