|Dairy Jeopardy is a dairy knowledge competition that allows youth to compete as individuals. Styled after the popular television game show, questions are similar to those asked in Dairy Bowl. The contestants demonstrate their ability to think on their feet and wager points based on their knowledge of topics ranging from "Bovine Health" and "Breed All About It" (questions about the different breeds of dairy cattle) to "Milk Marketing" and "The Tanbark Trail."
Dairy Jeopardy is an exciting event that brings together youth interested in agriculture. Participants have the opportunity to gain knowledge about the dairy industry while making rewarding and lasting friendships along the way.
The national contest has three age divisions (as of January 1):
Junior - ages 9-13
Intermediate - ages 14-17
Senior - ages 18-20
A Fact Sheet is available to serve as a guideline to organizing a Dairy Jeopardy program for youth on a variety of levels.
Download the Dairy Jeopardy Fact Sheet
- Watch the television show "Jeopardy." Observe how contestants wager for Bonus Questions and Final Jeopardy.
- Learn the questions from the Holstein Foundation Web site. Each question refers to a specific article in one of the Dairy Jeopardy resources. Read each article – there may be additional information you need to familiarize yourself with regarding the subject matter.
- Study the questions from previous Dairy Jeopardy and Dairy Bowl contests that are located on the Holstein Foundation Web site.
- Review the list of Dairy Jeopardy resources and review as many of the materials as you can. Study progressively throughout the year so you don't have to learn information in a short period of time.
- Read the rules and regulations thoroughly.
- Create a list of abbreviations, diseases, famous people, cows, places, etc. This will help you learn the material in a non-question format, which could be very beneficial.
Entries may be submitted through the mail or online, and must be received by April 1.
Printed applications must be filled out completely and mailed to:
Attn: Kelli Dunklee
PO Box 816
Brattleboro, VT 05302-0816
If entering online, you will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours. If you do not receive a confirmation email, contact Kelli Dunklee at 800.952.5200, ext. 4124.
(ages 9-13 as of January 1)
(ages 14-17 as of January 1)
(ages 18-20 as of January 1)
* Be sure to specify which division you are entering when you complete the entry
A wide range of sample questions are available for teams to use when practicing. These will give individuals a general idea of the types of questions and sources that will be used at the national contest. New questions are added annually.
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