90th Annual Little All-American Dairy Show & Banquet

2017 Grand Championship: (left to right) Madelynn Jordan, Virginia Dairy Princess Kayla Umbel, Reserve Grand Champion Cara Woloohojian, Grand Champion Sean Johnson, Judge Eric Paulson, Executive Secretary, Virginia State Dairymen's Association.

Hosted by the Virginia Tech Dairy Club. Show begins at 8:30 am on March 24th at the Livestock Judging Pavilion on Plantation Road. For more information, contact Cortney Hoestetter: cortney1@vt.edu.  Contact Nicole Hardy for tickets to the banquet following the show:  nicoleh2@vt.edu.

Little All American BANQUET Rescheduled – Sunday at Noon

The Little All American Dairy Show will take place as scheduled on Saturday, March 24, 2018, starting at 8:30 AM. The event will take place in the Animal Judging Pavilion on Plantation Road.

Due to the expected winter storm, the Little All American Banquet has been postponed until noon on Sunday, March 25. That event will be held at the Farmhouse Restaurant in Christiansburg. This is a ticketed event. Tickets must have been reserved previously. Please contact Nicki Hardy if you have any questions (nicoleh2@vt.edu.



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Show details:

Now accepting donors and award sponsors for this year's Little All-American Show!  These shows would not have been possible without the tremendous support and help from our alumni, friends, and industry contacts. As we prepare for the 2018 show, we are asking for your continued help. We would greatly appreciate any supply donations as to help offset our show’s expenses. Donors will be recognized throughout the two weeks leading up to the show, and will be listed on a banner displayed during the show.
A list of supplies needed for the show can be found in the Donation Letter; a donation of partial lots would be more than appreciated. Members of the Dairy Club are more than willing to pick up donated supplies at your farm or place of business (within a reasonable distance).


There will be a silent auction during the show to benefit Reese Burdette and her family. As donations come in, we will be adding them to this page. If you are interested in bidding, please contact a club member from your area. For more information, please see the Silent Auction Letter!


Banquet Details:

March 24th, 2018 @ 6 PM

The Farmhouse Restaurant
285 Ridinger Street
Christiansburg, VA 24073

The Little All-American Banquet celebrates the end of the semester, honors the LAA Champion, the Dairy Club Award winners, and the graduating seniors.

​This year, there is a STRICT 150-person limit for the banquet! To order tickets, please see the Milky Way/Little All-American Forms, and submit with payment to the Dairy Club ASAP to reserve your spots.

​In addition, no hotel rooms are reserved this year. Please make arrangements accordingly.

"Old Traditions, New Directions". The Dairy Club at Virginia Tech would like to invite you to participate in this years Little All-American Show and the legacy of the Milky Way.

"Old Traditions, New Directions".  The Dairy Club at Virginia Tech would like to invite you to participate in this years Little All-American Show and the legacy of the Milky Way.


Copies of the 2018 Milky Way Yearbook will be available March 24, 2018.

Advertisements for the Milky Way are being taken until February 19, 2018. Please complete the Advertising Form (part of the Milky Way/Little All-American packet).




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Drop us a line and/or photos at dascweb@vt.edu -- we'd love to stay in touch!