Event Rules

  1. All nominations must be received by the Millennium Futurity management by the deadline of July 8th, 2023. Each nomination is subject to acceptance by the sale committee.
  2. The Millennium Futurity has the ability to turn down cattle. Our goal is to create a sale showcasing a program’s cattle.
  3. All cattle must be registered in the seller’s name. Calves selling at the dam’s side must be noted on the dam’s transfer application.
  4. Catalog Ads- Full page $400, Half page $250. Include with your consignment. Advertisers are responsible for their own ads. If they need assistance please contact Ann as she'd love to help.
  5. If you are wanting to take your consignment fee out of proceeds there will be a $50 fee added to such
  6. The consignment fee will be $500 ($200 for the sale plus $300 entry) plus 8% commission.
    -$500 must accompany each nomination application. Make checks payable to the Millennium Futurity. The 8% will be deducted from the sale proceeds.
    -Failure to sell your animal will result in forfeiture of the $500 consignment fee.
    -Scratched lots will result in forfeiture of the $500 consignment fee. There are no substitutions.
    -Mailed to Millennium Futurity, 3333 Jacks Shop Rd, Rochelle, VA 22738
  7. All nominations must be accompanied by the following:
    -Signed Consignment Form.
    -Check for $500 consignment fee made out to Millennium Futurity
    -A GOOD photo of your animal
    -Digital photo (.jpeg) can be sent via email to:
    -Original ITLA or TLBAA Registration Certificate.
    -Completed ITLA or TLBAA Transfer Certificate. If your consignment has a calf at side, be sure to fill in breeding information so the calf can be registered.
    -If your cow has been artificially inseminated, an official ITLA or TLBAA Breeding Certificate signed by the technician is required.
  8. The Millennium Futurity assumes no responsibility for any guarantee made by seller.
  9. All animals must have a current certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI), sometimes called a health certificate. All animals, regardless of state of origin, must have negative tests for tuberculosis and brucellosis, unless they originate from an accredited TB-free or certified brucellosis free herd. The herd accreditation and certification information must be included on the CVI, including the herd numbers and the last test date. The individual tests must be done 30 days* before the date of entry into Kentucky Cattle from Michigan’s TB Modified Accredited Zone must meet additional testing and paperwork requirements. Please visit https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/CattleMIMAZone.aspx for more information.
    All cattle entering the state of Kentucky, including calves at side, must have at least one form of official identification. The only animals exempted from this requirement are steers. The complete ID numbers must be recorded on the CVI. The accepted forms of official ID are:
    -USDA ear tag number that are part of the National Uniform Ear tagging System (NUES) (starts with state 2-digit code), both the silver "brite" tag and the orange brucellosis tag
    -USDA Animal Identification Number tag (includes the visual number and/or RFID) - 15-digit number starting with 840
    -Manufacturer-coded RFID tag - 15-digit number with the first three digits in a 900 series, such as 980, 982 or 985 (accepted as ID when applied before March 11, 2015)
    -American ID tag - 8-12-digit number prefaced with "USA" (accepted as ID when applied before March 11, 2015 and if the entire number, including the "USA," is written on the CVI)
    -Please note: Breed association tattoos, breed registration numbers, and brands are not accepted as official identification.
  10. All exposed females with or without calves at side, must be blood tested for pregnancy or palpated by a licensed veterinarian and pregnancy status written on the health certificate.
  11. Health papers must contain all the information outlined in the Health Requirements, properly completed health papers must be presented at the time the animal enters the sale facility, and each consigner is responsible for delivering all required papers to the sale chairman or his representative. Make sure your veterinarian clearly identifies the private herd number of your animal.
  12. Consignors are required to have a completed health certificate for each animal consigned to the sale. Normally the veterinarian will complete one health certificate even if there are several animals to be included. Duplicate copies of the original health certificate can be used for each
    lot. Animals without completed health papers will be rejected, and all consignment fees forfeited.
  13. Please be aware that the latest Virginia health requirements do not allow for any latitude. Without complete health papers as per paragraph #6 and proper ear tag identification per paragraph #7, the Millennium Futurity will not be able to accept your consignment. The consignment will not be unloaded from the trailer, and your consignment fee will be forfeited.
  14. The sale chairman or his representative will visually inspect all cattle upon arrival at the sale facility. All inspections will be carried out with the utmost discretion.
  15. Millennium Futurity assumes no responsibility or liability for any guarantee made by the consignor. All guarantees are between the consignor and the buyer. The East Coast Longhorn Classic is not responsible for the health or safety of animal consigned to the sale. This includes loss of life, loss of health, loss by theft or other perils.
  16. All consignors must comply with all of the above rules and regulations and conditions subsequently passed by the Millennium Futurity.