Supreme class has been added to upcoming Masterfeeds Canadian Beef Shows
TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is pleased to announce a Supreme Class to our line-up of Canadian Beef Champion events, sponsored by MasterFeeds. The Grand Champion Bull and Grand Champion Female of each breed will be welcomed back into the Scotiabank Ring of Excellence on Sunday Nov. 9th following The Royal Angus Show. The official judges from all 6 Canadian Beef Shows will jointly judge the bulls and females to determine a Supreme Champion Bull and a Supreme Champion Female. Supreme Champions will be crown with a Supreme Champion Ribbon and prize money of $1,000 sponsored by MasterFeed.
"We are proud to support The Royal and the Supreme Beef Class showcasing the best of all the Grand Champion beef breeds exhibited this year. Masterfeeds celebrates 85 years in business this year which includes a long tradition of supporting farmers and ranchers across Canada through leading animal nutrition solutions. Helping our customers succeed on-farm or in the show-ring is a primary commitment of Masterfeeds. We are excited to support this new class at The Royal as the best of the best beef breeds highlight their hard work and dedication to the future of Canada's cattle industry," said Rob Flack, President and CEO, Masterfeeds.
More than 600 beef cattle are expected to take part in competitions for six breeds, including Limousin, Charolais, Hereford, Angus, Simmental and Shorthorn.
Animals will be judged in five major categories, including frame/size, muscling, volume/performance, trimness/condition and structure/soundness.
"We really appreciate Masterfeeds helping us to celebrate the cream of the crop in beef cattle," said Sandra Banks, CEO of The Royal. "Our competitions allow people who devote their lives to agriculture to put the animals they raise and the foods they grow up against the country's best."
Funding support for The Royal has been provided by the City of Toronto and Government of Ontario.
About The Royal:
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the world's largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show. This year, The 92nd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair runs November 7-16, 2014 in the Direct Energy Centre and Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. For competition schedules, live webcasting, results and to purchase tickets, please visit www.royalfair.org.
SOURCE: Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
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