Fair dates

Events are open to 4-H and FFA members showing livestock, unless otherwise noted. Open fair means it is open to any 4-H or FFA member, who is a member in good standing. Closed Fair means it is open to only that County's 4-H & FFA members. See links below for additional information. This page will be updated when information becomes available.

Attention 4-H livestock project members of beef, dairy, goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine!

You must have the certification of the Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (MSMQA) if you plan on showing at most fairs in the state of Missouri, as well as the Missouri State Fair. You can do it online at http://www.agebb.missouri.edu/smqa/, or check with your local MU Extension office to see if they are offering an Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance program for your county.

 

 Missouri Calf Association Show dates, Click on the link and you will go to the Missouri Calf Association Show Web Site, with the dates of the shows there, from March thru May

 Missouri Club Lamb Breeders Show dates.  Click on the link and you will go to the Missouri Club Lamb Breeders Show Web Site, with the dates of the shows there, from May thru June.

 MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit Show dates.  Click on the link and you will go to the MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit Show Web Site, with the dates of the shows there, from May thru June

 

January 2018

Jan. 6-21, 2018,  National Western Stock Show, National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver Co. For more information contact National Western Stock Show,  330-297-1166 or http://www.nationalwestern.com.

Jan 12 - Feb 3, 2018, Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Forth Worth, TX.  For more information contact Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, 816-877-2400 or https://www.fwssr.com/ 

 April  2018 

April 28, 2018, Central Trail FFA Swine Show, Decatur County Fairgrounds, Leon IA, Weigh-in 9-11 am, Show Noon.  Entry Fee $15 per animal, Stall Fee $5 per stall (refundable if pen is cleaned). Sanctioned with Iow Swine Jackpot Series, Open to all exhibitors 21 years of age & under.  Registration Papers & Health Papers Required.  For more information contact Rosa Sondag-641-446-4816, Chandler Smith, 641-414-4775 or Gidenon Porter, 641-441-5176. Flyer

April 29,2018, Decatur County Open Calf Show, Decatur County Fairgrounds, Leon IA.  Weigh-in 9-11 am, Show Noon.  Entry Fee $25 per animal.  Open to all exhibitors 21 years of age & under.  IJBBA Sanctioned Show.  Registration papers & Health papers Required.  Generators Recommended.  For more information contact Rosa Sondag, 641-446-4816, Trae Petty, 641-442-5699 or Chloe Yoder, 515-238-6703.  Flyer

June 2018

June 14, 15, & 16, 2018, Gilman City Fair, Gilman City Fair Grounds, 141 Lindsey Ave., Gilman City, Mo.  All livestock shows are open to all livestock exhibitors age 21 and under on the day of the show.  Exhibitor must be able to handle their animal.  Registration fees per head, Goat $5, Cattle, $7, Sheep, $5, Hogs $5, all per head; and Rabbits $2 per class.  Please provide your own bedding.  Food Stands on the grounds.  For more information contact Dan Chalfant, Gilman City FFA Advisor, 660-876-5221 or Cell Number 660-373-0701. BBQ Supper both Friday and Saturday night starting at 5 pm.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

  • Goat Show registration opens at 1 pm and must be completed by 4 pm
  • Goat Show, 6 pm with Pee Wee Class
  • Sheep Show registration opens at 1 pm and must be completed by 4 pm
  • Sheep Show, immediately following Goat Show with Pee Wee Class

Friday, June 15, 2018

  • Hog Show registration opens at 1 pm and must be completed by 3:30 pm (New Time)
  • Weigh in at 3:45 pm
  • Hog Show 6 pm with Pee Wee Class

Saturday, June 16, 2018

  • Rabbit Show registration opens at 7:15 am and must be completed by 8:30 am
  • Rabbit Show 9:30 am with Pee Wee Class
  • Cattle Show registration opens at noon and must be completed by 3:30 pm
  • Cattle Show 5 pm with Pee Wee Class

BBQ Supper both Friday and Saturday night starting at 5 pm

 

July 2018

  July 7, & July 19 & 20, 2018, Caldwell County Fair Dates, Caldwell County Fair Grounds, Kingston, MO. The  Caldwell County Horse Show is July 7, 2018 and rain date will be July 21, 2018, the Horse Show will be held at the Stage Coach Park, Polo, MO and Ken Searcy is in charge of the Horse Show.  The Caldwell County Fair will be July 19 & 20, 2018, and it will be held at the Caldwell County Fair Grounds, Kingston, MO.   For more information contact Ed Howell, 816-632-8055

July 22 & July  26, 27 & 28, 2018, Jamesport Junoir Livestock Show, Jamesport City Park, Horse Show held at the Leroy Gardner Family property-former Jamesport Saddle Club Grounds, Jamesport, MO  For more information contact Ryan Ranes, 660-663-5226 or Loren Meservey, Tri-County Ag Advisor, 660-684-6118.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

  • Jamesport Junior Livestock Youth Only Horse Show, Registration 10 am
  • Jamesport Junior Livestock Youth Only Horse Show, 11 am

Thursday, July 26, 2018

  • Sheep in place, 8 am
  • Sheep Show, 9 am
  • Goats in place, 8 am
  • Goat Show to follow Sheep Show.
  • Rabbits in place, 8 am
  • Rabbit Show, Shelter House, Park, 9 am
  • Poultry in place, 10 am
  • Poultry Show, Shelter House, 11 am

Friday, July 27, 2018

  • Hogs in place and check-in, 7:30 am
  • Swine Show, 9 am
  • 4-H Ice Cream Social, Shelter House in park, 6 pm

Saturday, July 28, 2018

  • Beef Cattle in place, 1 pm
  • Beef Show, 5 pm
  • Registration for Parade, 8:30 am
  • Parade, 10 am
  • Baby Show registration, City Park, 3 pm
  • Baby Show, City Park, 3:30 pm
  • FFA Barbecue, Shelter House at park, 4:30 pm

 

August 2018

August 9-19, 2018, Missouri State Fair, Missouri State Fair Grounds, Sedalia, MO.  For more information contact Missouri State Fair at 660-530-5600 or 800-422-FAIR (3247) or mostatefair@mda.mo.gov.

August 25-December 3, 2018, American Royal, American Road Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.  Equine Events, August 25-Dec 3, 2018.  Livestock Events, October 18-October 29, 2018, Youth Rodeo, September 26-29, 2018, and  Pro-Rodeo, September 29 & 30, 2018. For more information contact http://www.americanroyal.com/ 816-221-9800.

September 2018

September 22-23, 2018, Horse Show,  Aksarben Stock Show, Fonner Park, Nebraska State Fair Grounds, 700 E Stolly Park Road, Grand Island, Nebraska.  For more information contact  http://www.aksarbenstockshow.com, 402-554-9600.  

August 25-December 3, 2018, American Royal, American Road Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.  Equine Events, August 25-Dec 3, 2018.  Livestock Events, October 18-October 29, 2018, Youth Rodeo, September 26-29, 2018, and  Pro-Rodeo, September 29 & 30, 2018. For more information contact http://www.americanroyal.com/ 816-221-9800.

October 2018

October 30-November 15, 2018, North American International Livestock Exposition, Fair/Exp Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY. For more information contact North American International Livestock Show Exposition, 502-595-3166,

August 25-December 3, 2018, American Royal, American Road Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.  Equine Events, August 25-Dec 3, 2018.  Livestock Events, October 18-October 29, 2018, Youth Rodeo, September 26-29, 2018, and  Pro-Rodeo, September 29 & 30, 2018. For more information contact http://www.americanroyal.com/ 816-221-9800. 

November 2018

August 25-December 3, 2018, American Royal, American Road Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.  Equine Events, August 25-Dec 3, 2018.  Livestock Events, October 18-October 29, 2018, Youth Rodeo, September 26-29, 2018, and  Pro-Rodeo, September 29 & 30, 2018. For more information contact http://www.americanroyal.com/ 816-221-9800.

December 2018

August 25-December 3, 2018, American Royal, American Road Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.  Equine Events, August 25-Dec 3, 2018.  Livestock Events, October 18-October 29, 2018, Youth Rodeo, September 26-29, 2018, and  Pro-Rodeo, September 29 & 30, 2018. For more information contact http://www.americanroyal.com/ 816-221-9800.