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Meet at our shore in 2024!

June 18-21 Fremont, Ohio

The Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association is excited to welcome you to Fremont, Ohio for the 2024 National Ayrshire Convention!

Located in Northwest Ohio near the Lake Erie beaches, this year’s convention is packed with farm tours, youth activities and social activities that will make all Ayrshire fans excited to attend. Highlights include:

Whether you’re making the trip solo or bringing the whole family, you definitely don’t want to miss this year’s National Ayrshire Convention. Book your hotel now and start packing your bags for Ohio this June!

hotel information

Comfort Inn & Suites
840 Sean Dr. Fremont, OH 43420

There are a limited number of multiple-bed suite options, so be sure to book early!

Cutoff date for convention rate registrations is May 19, 2024. 

Book your room online or call the hotel direct at 419-355-9300 (Group name: USAyrshire)


Sandusky County Fairgrounds
901 Rawson Ave, Fremont, OH 43420

Located approximately one mile from the Convention hotel. Campsites with water and electric are available for $25/night. Black and gray water must be contained in its own holding tanks.

Campsites must be reserved by June 10, 2024. 

Camping rules and reservation form.

grand national sale

Sandusky County Fairgrounds
901 Rawson Ave, Fremont, OH 43420

If you have a consignment for consideration, please contact Erica Davis! 614-371-8533 or [email protected]

Check back closer to Convention for a sale catalog!

Bring your stock trailer for the sale and show!

This year, we’ll be hosting the first annual Jack Miller Memorial National Ayrshire Youth Heifer Show. All youth are invited to join in on the competition! National junior membership is required to enter, and can be applied and paid for at the show. 

Any class winners or champions that wish to be drafted for the sale may do so immediately after the show.

Spring Heifers thru Fall Yearlings (not in milk) plus Junior and Senior Showmanship classes 

Jack Miller Memorial Youth Heifer Show Information

Show date — June 21, 8:00 a.m.

Entry deadline June 1 — Late entries due June 14

Heifers may arrive after noon on Monday, June 17 and must be in place by Thursday, June 20 at noon

Barn help will be available to assist in care of animals Wednesday during the day as well as evening chores on Wednesday (youth contest day) and Thursday (farm tour and evening activity). Bedding will be provided.

convention schedule and information

We look forward to seeing you on our shore in 2024!

convention questions

Heather Etgen
Ohio National Convention Registration Coordinator
(419) 303-6964
[email protected]

convention registration

Early Registrations Due May 29!

Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association

President – Josh Mittower
Vice President – Troy Knoll

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