MSHCA 2020 Update - May 2020

Show Season

At this point the summer shows for 2020 in Colorado have not been cancelled.  The Jackpot show has been postponed, MSHCA is assessing a fall date. Stay tuned for more information on this. 

Boulder County Fair

Information about the Highland Show at the Boulder County Fair can be found here:

Boulder County Fair

The fair has not been cancelled yet.  The Highland show is currently scheduled for 1 PM on August 7th.  

Over the last few years the Boulder County Highland Cattle show has exploded in exhibitors and entries.  While competitive, this show offers the opportunity to participate in a low threat, friendly and family environment where camaraderie and friendships are more important than ribbons. If you have any interest in showing, learning to show  your cattle or just  'hanging out' with fellow Highland breeders consider putting the 2020 Boulder County Fair on your schedule.

Colorado State Fair

MSHCA is investigating a return to the Colorado State Fair in 2020.  The Highland show is scheduled for 7 September at 4 PM.  Karyn Miller (is the chairperson for this show and is coordinating with the Fair administration.  More details to follow, if you're interested please let her know.

Colorado State Fair Livestock Show Schedule

Juniors Incentive Program

Over the last few years, the MSCHA board made improving the Boulder County Fair show and the MSHCA juniors program a priority.  

The MSHCA Incentive Fund Jackpot Bonus is an incentive program that rewards junior participants who compete in the Boulder County Fair and the National Western Stock Show.  Details for the 2020 Junior Incentive Program are here.

NWSS Parade
MSHCA members walked cattle in the 2020 NWSS parade in January.  MSHCA is assessing whether there is interest in participation from members for the next parade.  If you have interest, email John Keep (


MSHCA at the National Western Stock Show 2020 Opening Parade