State Fair



August 1 

5:00 p.m.  NOTICE:  Deadline for FFA Entries to be received in State FFA Office.

Wednesday, August 23

2:00 pm – 5:30 pm               Horses arrive

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm              Horse Registration

6:00 pm                                 Horse Orientation

Thursday, August 24

8:00 a.m.                               Horse Showmanship Begins

12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.       All livestock to arrive at Fairgrounds

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.         Weigh-in of all Market Animals

Friday, August 25

8:00 a.m.               Horse Western Classes Begins

Meeting of all Livestock Exhibitors and Superintendents**                          Inside Ring #3

FFA Ag Mechanics Exhibits Judging

9:00 a.m.               FFA Nursery Exhibits Judging

10:00 a.m.               FFA Landscape Exhibits Judging

FFA Crops Exhibits Judging

FFA Wool Exhibits Judging

FFA Meat Goat Showmanship & Conformation                                             Inside Ring #3

2:00 p.m.               FFA Sheep Showmanship & Breed Classes                                                  Inside Ring #3

Saturday, August 26

8:00 a.m.               Horse English Classes Begins

10:00 a.m.             FFA Dairy Goat Show                                                                                         Inside Ring #4

2:00 p.m.               FFA Hog Showmanship & Breed Classes                                                      Inside Ring #4

5:00 p.m.               FFA Beef Showmanship & Breed Classes                                                     Outside Ring #1

4:00pm – 6:30pm                 Gaming Horses arrive

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm              Horse Registration for Gaming Exhibitors

Sunday, August 27

8:00 am                 Horse Gaming Exhibitor Orientation

9:00 am                 Horse Gaming Showmanship followed by Gaming Events

10:00 a.m.             Dairy Cattle Show (FFA followed by 4-H)                                                        Outside Ring #2

2:00 p.m.               FFA Master Showmanship                                                                                 Inside Ring #4

3:00 p.m.               FFA Market Show (Hogs, Beef, Goats, Sheep)                                             Inside Ring #4/3

Monday, August 28

12:00 p.m.             Livestock Judging Contest                                                                                 Open Class Mtg. Room

Tuesday, August 29

8:00 a.m.               All 4-H & FFA Rabbits to be in place

8:00 a.m.               Tractor Operators’ Contest

12:00 p.m.             FFA Awards Ceremony

2:00 p.m.               Release of Livestock Exhibits (All to be removed by 9:00 p.m.)

 Wednesday, August 30

8:00 a.m.               All 4-H & FFA Poultry to be in place

Thursday, August 31

8:00 a.m.               All 4-H & FFA Cavies to be in place

Monday, Sept. 5           (Labor Day)

8:00 p.m.               Release of FFA Crop, Nursery, Landscape, and Wool entries.


**Further exhibitor meetings are at the discretion of the specie superintendents.