The 2020 Spring Showdown will be March 13-15th



Hansen Agricultural Student Learning Center, Ames, IA


Friday, March 13th

Weigh In/Check In Time

12:00-4:00 PM


5:30 PM


Saturday, March 14th

Breeding Heifer Show

8:00 AM

Market Animal Check-In (For late arrivals)

5:00-7:00 PM


Sunday, March 15th

Market Animal Show

8:00 AM




 Dr. Jordan Rauch



Jordan Rauch from Loraine IL. Jordan is a graduate of Lake Land College and the University of Illinois where he was a member of competitive judging teams at both schools. He obtained a Master’s in Animal Sciences with an emphasis on Ruminant Nutrition from the University of Illinois while coaching the IL State 4-H team and assisting with the university team. Jordan served as an Agricultural Instructor and the Livestock Judging Coach at Lake Land College for the previous three years. Currently he serves as a Livestock Production Consultant at Ursa Farmers Coop where he provides nutritional support to beef producers throughout western Illinois and north east Missouri. He along with his wife Shelby and daughter Landry own and operate Rauch Angus, a progressive seedstock herd with a focus on selling show prospects to junior exhibitors.



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Meet the 2020 AGR Spring Showdown Chairs


Mitchell Hanson

Jake Sterle

Josh Carlson





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