Angus champions parade at 2015 Illinois State Fair

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Angus enthusiasts led 112 entries at the 2015 Illinois State Fair Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, August 18 in Springfield, Ill. Kyle Gillooly, Wadley, Ga., evaluated the 92 females, 15 bulls and five cow-calf pairs before selecting champions.

Chestnut Knock Out 204 claimed grand champion bull honors after first winning the junior champion. Chestnut Angus Farm, Pipestone, Minn.; Kevin Retallick, Glen Haven, Wis.; and Top Line Farm, Tremont, Ill., own the February 2014 son of VA First Round.

Dameron First Choice was named reserve grand champion bull. Dameron Angus Farm, Lexington, Ill., owns the September 2014 son of EXG RS First Rate S903 R3 that first won senior calf champion.

Chase Anderson, Chrisman, Ill., captured grand champion female honors with DDA Northern Miss 1343. The September 2013 daughter of Silveiras Style 9303 first won senior champion.

Taylor Adcock, Moweaqua, Ill., led the reserve grand champion female. FCF Proven Queen 433 is a May 2014 daughter of Dameron First Class. She first won intermediate champion.

Morgan Kramer, Farina, Ill., showed the grand champion cow-calf pair. FCF SCC Nellie 347 is a June 2013 daughter of Dameron First Class. An April 2015 heifer calf sired by Connealy Capitalist 028 completes the winning pair.

Dameron Lady 326 won reserve grand champion cow-calf pair. Kalie Rumbold, Wyanet, Ill., owns the February 2013 daughter of Dameron First Class. A March 2015 heifer calf sired by S A V Brilliance 8077 is at side.

2015 Illinois State Fair ROV Angus Show

Judge: Kyle Gillooly, Wadley, Ga.

Heifers

Junior Heifer Calf Champion: Lemenager Travett C5

Exhibitor: Dalton Lemenager, Clifton, Ill.

Reserve Junior Heifer Calf Champion: Schafers Celebrity 5008

Exhibitor: Eric Schafer, Owaneco, Ill.

Senior Heifer Calf Champion: DDA Barbara 1457

Exhibitor: Reese Anderson, Chrisman, Ill.

Reserve Senior Heifer Calf Champion: Dameron Beauty 4190

Exhibitor: Jack Dameron, Towanda, Ill.

Intermediate Champion Heifer: FCF Proven Queen 433

Exhibitor: Taylor Adcock, Moweaqua, Ill.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Heifer: Top Line Lady 4065

Exhibitor: Conner Holvoet, Wever, Iowa

Early Junior Champion Heifer: WCC Forever Lady B4

Exhibitor: Olivia Wilson, Ogden, Ill.

Reserve Early Junior Champion Heifer: Dameron Beauty 404

Exhibitor: Kalie Rumbold, Wyanet, Ill.

Late Junior Champion Heifer: Dameron C-5 Cheyenne 4131

Exhibitor: Emily Brooks, Prophetstown, Ill.

Reserve Late Junior Champion Heifer: Lemenager Double DJ Lady B45

Exhibitor: Paige Lemenager, Hudson, Ill.

Senior Champion Female: DDA Northern Miss 1343

Exhibitor: Chase Anderson, Chrisman, Ill.

Reserve Senior Champion Female: Top Line Ellie 3065

Exhibitor: Brady Schnelten, Rockbridge, Ill.

Grand Champion Female: DDA Northern Miss 1343

Exhibitor: Chase Anderson, Chrisman, Ill.

Reserve Grand Champion Female: FCF Proven Queen 433

Exhibitor: Taylor Adcock, Moweaqua, Ill.

Bulls

Junior Bull Calf Champion: Schafers Classic 5135

Exhibitor: Lizzie Schafer, Owaneco, Ill.

Reserve Junior Bull Calf Champion: KNRF Valedictorian C22

Exhibitor: Ben Kiner, Mendota, Ill.

Senior Bull Calf Champion: Dameron First Choice

Exhibitor: Dameron Angus Farm, Lexington, Ill.

Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion: Schafers Classic Celebrity

Exhibitor: Lizzie Schafer, Owaneco, Ill.

Intermediate Champion Bull: DDA Gemstone 1439

Exhibitor: Double Diamond Angus, Chrisman, Ill.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull: NONE

Junior Champion Bull: Chestnut Knock Out 204

Exhibitor: Chestnut Angus Farm, Pipestone, Minn.; Kevin Retallick, Glen Haven, Wis.; and

Top Line Farm, Tremont, Ill.

Reserve Junior Champion Bull: DDA Touch of Class 1401

Exhibitor: Chase Anderson, Chrisman, Ill.

Senior Champion Bull: Ewing Shockwave 385

Exhibitor: Matthew Ewing, Rushville, Ill.

Reserve Senior Champion Bull: NONE

Grand Champion Bull: Chestnut Knock Out 204

Exhibitor: Chestnut Angus Farm, Pipestone, Minn.; Kevin Retallick, Glen Haven, Wis.; and

Top Line Farm, Tremont, Ill.

Reserve Grand Champion Bull: Dameron First Choice

Exhibitor: Dameron Angus Farm, Lexington, Ill.

Cow-calf pairs

Grand Champion Cow-Calf: FCF SCC Nellie 347

Exhibitor: Morgan Kramer, Farina, Ill.

Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf: Dameron Lady 326

Exhibitor: Kalie Rumbold, Wyanet, Ill.

Group classes

Breeders’ Best Six Head: Eric Schafer and Lizzie Schafer, both of Owaneco, Ill.

Herdsman Award: Garrett Lampe, Top Line Farm, Tremont, Ill.