Why Sponsor Dairy Challenge?

Invest in the next generation of dairy leaders

Share your company's knowledge through mentorship and educational presentations

Recruit the best and brightest in dairy through trade shows and mixers at contests

Dairy Challenge Sponsor Benefits

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1 Star Platinum Platinum Gold Silver Bronze Friend of Dairy Challenge
$15,000+ $10,000 - $14,999 $5,000 - $9,999 $2,500 - $4,999 $1,000 - $2,499 Less than $1,000
Opportunity to provide Corporate Technology Seminar speaker National
Recognition at Events Regional & National Regional & National Regional & National Regional & National Sponsored event only Sponsored event only
Invitation to view participant presentations
Student resumes & student contact information
Free job/internship posting on Dairy Challenge website Unlimited Unlimited Two included One included
Participation in student recruitment mixers
Booth space for recruitment trade shows at contests Premium spot Premium spot
Sponsor link on Dairy Challenge website
Sponsor recognition in National Advertising
Opportunity to provide contest officials

By the Numbers

More than 500 students gain from Dairy Challenge each year, through four regional events, one national contest and the Dairy Challenge Academy.

50+ Participating Schools
340+ Regional Participants
300+ National & Academy Participants
80 Supporting Companies
$300,000+ Donated
300+ Volunteers
7,700+ Alumni
101,553 Miles Traveled by Universities

Thank you to our Sponsors!

* The companies listed in orange are Foundation Sponsors who have sponsored Dairy Challenge since our inception in 2002.

11 Star Platinum

2 Star Platinum

1 Star Platinum



ABS Global, Inc.
Agri-King, Inc.
AgroChem USA
Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition - Church & Dwight
Conor Agriscience
Dairy One Cooperative
Datamars Livestock
Diamond V Mills
Elanco Animal Health
GPS Dairy Consulting
Lely North America
Nedap Livestock Management
Novus International
Phibro Animal Health
Phoenix Feeds & Nutrition
Riverview LLP
Sealpro Silage Barrier Films
Semex USA
smaXtec, Inc.
US AgNet
West Central Initiative
World Dairy Expo


American Foods Group
A. White Enterprises
California Bioenergy
Dairy Farmers of America
Foremost Farms
GEA Farm Technologies Inc.
Jefo Nutrition Inc.
Kemin Industries
Lutz Feed
Pioneer/Cortiva Agriscience
Renaissance Nutrition
Seneca Dairy Systems
Simplot Animal Sciences
Standard Dairy Consultants
Virtus Nutrition
Vita Plus Corporation

Thanks also to the many Bronze and Friends of Dairy Challenge sponsors who have contributed their time and/or money to support our program.

Dairy Farm Sponsors


El Monte Dairy
Delta View Farms
Hillebrand Farms
Ideal Dairy
Mapleview Dairy


Fernjo Farms
Rancho Teresita
Stauffer Farms LLC
L & J Vanderham Dairy
Zonneveld Dairies, Inc.

Friends of Dairy Challenge

Vista Verde Dairy