Bronze ADS Medal

Position of Show Chair

From the By-Laws

Article IX. Annual Show

Section 1.

The Society shall hold an annual show at a place and on dates designated by the Board of Directors.

Section 2.

The show schedule and show rules shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.

Section 3.

The schedule should be completed by the show committee and mailed to the members by the first of March each year, if possible.

General Duties

Write any articles for the website and emails (using MailChimp) to announce and promote the two shows.

January, Send sale and show details to Bachmans for their website (they lay it our early when things are slow) HeritageRoom@bachmans.com

February, Schedule appointment with Bachman’s Heritage Room Coordinator to sign contracts. Should cover both Sale and Show 3 years out (to get the dates you need).

February, Call Phyllis Andrews about availability of Artistic Judges for both show dates.

March, Contact Virginia Mold, the Agriculture Support Specialist for the Minnesota State Fair
She will need your name, phone, and theme. She will send the contract for you to sign and return. Discuss number of parking passes needed and special early access needs.

May, Send Room maps for State Fair to Phyllis Andrews. Ask about tables, and how to accommodate people working overnight on entries.

April, Coordinate with the PR person on Publicity for State Fair Show

June, Ask 2nd Vice President about Venue for Awards Banquet

June, Line up Head Judge for both shows.

July, Coordinate with 1st and 2nd Vice President about emails for both Shows

July, Coordinate with Treasurer about buying State Fair tickets for volunteers.

July, Review and procure any needed Supplies and Signs for State Fair

August, at Garden Tour picnic, distribute Parking Passes, Fair tickets, etc. for State Fair show. Sign-up volunteers for both show.

August, Coordinate with the PR person on Publicity for Fall Show

September, Coordinate with the ADS show results coordinator, to Report show results to ADS Bulletin / Classification committee

October, Coordinate with President about Volunteers (Awards committee) Coordinate Medals, Trophies and Plaques, Prepare Ribbons

October, Coordinate with Statistics person to publish Show Results

October, Coordinate with 2nd Vice President to promote Award Banquet and publish an RSVP Form

1930 – Present

2021 – Open

2020 – Eric Thomson

2019 – Eric Thomson

2018 – John Kooiman

2017 – John Kooiman

2016 – Jerry Zierdt

2015 – Jerry Zierdt

2014 – Jerry Zierdt

2013 – Erica Zierdt

2012 – Erica Zierdt

2011 – Erica Zierdt

2010 – Erica Zierdt

2009 – Heidi Zierdt

2008 – Heidi Zierdt

2007 – Heidi Zierdt

2006 – Heidi Zierdt

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2002 – Cindy Soule

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