Midwestern

The Midwestern

Show Entry Form

!By my entering this event, I agree to comply with all rules and regulations of the event!

ATTENTION:
Before submitting entries for The Midwestern please review the following information:

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • All entries must be postmarked by Aug. 5, 2020. Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • Entries are limited to four (4) gilts and four (4) boars per breed.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • If an exhibitor has an NSR/CPS/ABA account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

  • ALL animals and CVIs must be inspected by show veterinarian prior to unloading.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Farrowing date: November 1, 2019 and after
  • All pedigrees for purebred entries must be recorded by August 14, 2020, or an additional $25 rush fee will be charged.
  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date, and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.
  • American Berkshire Association (ABA) pedigrees must be submitted at show check-in and must have the stress negative status printed on the pedigree. The buyer has the right to test any animal purchased within 60 days of the sale and receive full refund plus testing cost if an animal if found to carry the stress gene. This guarantee is solely between the buyer and seller, and the ABA assumes no liability in connection with this warranty.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in The Midwestern, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the HSR, ALA, AYC and UDSR and the HSR, ALA, AYC and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/pedigree/breed-eligibility.php
  • If any Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at The Midwestern is found to be a carrier of the color gene after being tested through the procedures approved by the HSR, ALA and AYC, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that are carriers of the color gene.
  • For information on ABA breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://americanberkshire.com/policies/