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      

August 2014

  August 7-17, 2014, Missouri State Fair, Missouri State Fair Grounds, Sedilla, MO.  For more information contact Missouri State Fair at 660-530-5600.

  August 28-September 1, 2014, Northwest Missouri State Fair, Northwest Missouri State Fair Grounds,  800 S. 8th St., Bethany, MO.   To speed up the registration process, a form is now available on here to print off and fill in before arrival.  Form.  For more information contact 660-425-6951 or Northwest Missouri State Fair.  For further information contact Livestock Superintendents, Gary Hill, 660-439-2191, Brandi Ellis, 660-261-4242 or Kyla Findley, 660-425-1761.  For information about the Ranch Rodeo and Youth Rodeo, contact Shane Tharp, 660-373-1357

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

  • Parade, 6 pm
  • Ranch Rodeo, 7 pm, BTC Arena, (Bring Lawn Chairs) (Free Admission)

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

  • Hogs Arrival time, 3-9pm
  • Rabbits Arrival time, 2 pm
  • Sheep Arrival Time, 5-9 pm
  • Beef Arrival time, 5-9 pm or must be in place by 10 am Sat. Aug 30
  • Goats Arrival time, 8-10 am
  • Weigh Time, Goats, 10 am
  • Weigh Time, Hogs, 7-10 pm
  • Exhibitors Meeting, 10:45 am
  • Pee-Wee Goat Show, 11 am
  • Goat Show, Immediatley following
  • Rabbit Show, 6 pm
  • Kids Pedal Tractor Pull, 6 pm, John Rose, Chairman, Family Entertainment Pavilion
  • Tractor Pull, 7:30 pm, Grandstand

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

  • Beef Arrival time, 5-9 pm on Friday or must be in place by 10 am Sat. Aug 30
  • Poultry (Fowl must be in place by 10 am, Sat.
  • Weigh Time, Sheep, 8 am
  • Weigh Time, Beef 3 pm
  • Exhibitors Meeting 8 am
  • Pee-Wee Hog Show, 8:15 am
  • Breeding Hog Show, Immediatley following
  • Market Hogs, Immediatley following
  • Fowl Show, 1 pm
  • Pee-Wee Sheep Show, Immediatley following
  • Breeding Sheep Show, Immediately following
  • Market Sheep Show, Immediately following
  • Eighth Annual Antique Tractor Pull, registration 9-10 am (Contact Tyler Fenimore, 660-425-4823)
  • Eighth Annual Antique Tractor Pull, 11 am
  • Chris Cagle, 7:30 pm, Grandstand

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

  • Pee-Wee Calf Show 12 Noon
  • Breeding Beef, Immediately following
  • Market Steers, Immediately following
  • FMX Dirt Bike Daredevils, 2 pm, Grandstand
  • Car Races, 8 pm, Grandstand

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

  • Livestock Sale, 9 am
  • Youth Rodeo, registration 9 am (BTC Bank Arena)
  • Youth Rodeo, 10 am (BTC Bank Arena)
  • Demolition Derby 12:30 pm, Grandstand
  • Car Races, 8 pm, Grandstand

September 2014

August 30, & September 2-6, 2014, Putnam Co. Fair, Putnam County Fair Grounds, Unionville, MO.  For more information contact Putnam County Extension, 660-947-2705 or Putnamco@missouri.edu. or  http://www.putnamcountyfairunionvillemo.com/ Fair Book.  Horse Show Superintendent, Kristy Blanchard, 660-953-0280. Beef Superintendents, Zach Stout, Dana Mathes, 641-895-9131,  Karrie Webb, 641-895-3866, Brad Daniels, 660-216-2195.  Dairy Superintendent, Kelly Valentine. Swine Superintendent, Jeremy Casady.  Poultry & Rabbit Superintendent, Becky Knight & Robert & Karen Houf.Meat Goat Superintendent, Andrea Rowland, Dairy Goat Superintendent, Kelly Valentine.  Sheep Superintendents, Shawn & Amy Webb.  4-H Cat Show Superintendent, Amy Homann.  Dog Show Superintendent, Phil & Kim Koenen.

Showing Livestock at the Putnam County Fair- If you would like to show at the Putnam County Fair the forms are listed on the link attached and the classes are listed in the 4-H/FFA Rules and classes page by clicking on it.  Putnam County Fair 4H/FFA livestock shows are open to surrounding counties in Missouri (Adair, Mercer, Schuyler,& Sullivan) except beef which closed but has an open jackpot show available.  The Dairy, Sheep & Swine are open to reciprocating counties (which do include Grundy, Harrison & Daviess).  4-H/FFA non-livestock exhibits and the livestock sale are open to Putnam County members only.  Out of county exhibitors will have an out of county fee that is listed on the bottom of the forms.4-H Cat Show is open to Putnam County 4-H Cat Care Project members only. Entries due  Friday, Aug 1st, 2014!  A late fee will be added if entry is made after August 1, 2014. For Entry Forms go to http://extension.missouri.edu/putnam/fair.aspx and the entry forms are listed there.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

  • 4-H/FFA Horse Show & Open Horse Show, 11 am

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Gate Charge Begins at 8 am

  • 7:30 am - 6:00 pm, Enter Open Class Flowers
  • 8:30 am to 7:00 pm, Enter Open Class Crops & Vegetables
  • 8;30 am to 7:00 pm, Enter Open Class Home Economics
  • 8;30 am to 7:00 pm, Enter Open Class Foods
  • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Enter Fine Arts Show
  • 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Enter 4-H/FFA Building Exhibits
  • 6 pm, Livestock Exhibits to be in Barn
  • 6-8 pm, Livestock Weigh In
  • 8 am, 4-H Cat Show
  • 9:30 am, 4-H Dog Show
  • 2 pm, P C R-1 Band-On Stage
  • 2:30 pm Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull
  • 2:45 pm, Unionville Cheer Explosion
  • 3:30 pm, Fair Queen Contest Begins
  • 4 pm 4-H Rabbit & Poultry Judging
  • 5-10 pm Carnival Arm Band Night
  • 6 pm, Clover Kids' Small Livestock Show
  • 6:30 pm, Fiar Queen Coronation
  • 7 pm, Mutton Bustin
  • 7:30 pm, Stick Horse Race followed by Donkey Race
  • 8 pm, Bull Buckout
  • 8:30 pm, 4-H Royalty Cornation (4-H Show Arena)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

  • 8 am,-12 pm, Judging Home Economics, (4-H Bldg. Closed)
  • 9 am, Judging-4-H/FFA Exhibits
  • 9 am, Judging, Field Crops and Flower Show
  • 9:30 am, Senior Games
  • 1 pm, 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show
  • 1 pm, FYI Session- "Horticulture Issues" 4-H Building
  • 2 pm, Farell Welder Band
  • 2-6 pm, Carnival Arm Band Day
  • 2:30 pm, 4-H/FFA Dairy & Boer Goat Show
  • 3 pm, Magician Keith Leff Show-Children's Stage
  • 5 pm, Magician Keith Leff Show-Children's Stage
  • 6 pm,"American Fool" Band on Stage
  • 6:30 pm, 4-H/FFA Swine Show
  • 7:30 pm, Demolition Derby

Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • 9:30 am, Baby Show, Registration begins at 8:30 am or pre-rigister by calling 660-947-2980
  • 1 pm, 4-H/FFA Bucket Calf Show, Breeding Cattle Show, followed by Steer Show
  • 1 pm, "FYI "Rag Rug Weaving" by Kelly Valentine-4-H Building
  • 1:30 pm, "Coming Home" Gospel Band on Stage
  • 5-10 pm, Carnival Arm Band Night
  • 6 pm, Magician Keith Leff Show-Childrens' Stage
  • 6 pm, 4-H/FFA Sheep Show
  • 6:30 pm, Winners of the Baby Show on Stage
  • 7:30 pm, "Tracy Lawrence" Nashville Entertainment on Stage
  • 8 pm,  Magician Keith Leff Show-Childrens' Stage

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • 9 am, Master Showman Competition
  • 10:30 am, Antique Tractor & Truck Parade-Display follows
  • 12 pm, 4-H/FFA Livestock Buyer Appreciation Lunch
  • 12 pm, Hunting Expo Begins-Open till close
  • 1 pm, 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Auction
  • 1 pm, FYI "Fall Home Decor" by Shelda's Sewal Depot-4-H Bldg.
  • 4 pm, Rooster Crowing Contest
  • 4 pm, Ultimate Canine Show-Children Stage
  • 5 pm, Open Bottle Baby Livestock Show
  • 6 pm, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Tractor Pull
  • 6:30 pm, Ultimate Canine Show-Children Stage
  • 7 pm, "True Men" Acapella Group Singing on Stage
  • 8 pm,  Ultimate Canine Show-Children Stage

Saturday, September 6, 2014

  • 9 am, Horseshoe Pitching
  • 9 am,  Hunting Expo Begins-Open till close
  • 10 am, ATV Rodeo, (Registration at 9 am)
  • 11 am, Kid's Games
  • 12 pm, Missouri Farm Pullers Tractor Pull
  • 12 pm, Ultimate Canine Show, Children's Stage
  • 12 pm, Midwest Martial Arts Demonstration
  • 2 pm, Release all 4-H/FFA & Open Exhibits
  • 2-6 pm, Carnival Arm Band Day
  • 3 pm,  Ultimate Canine Show, Children's Stage
  • 3:30 pm, Dog Races-Show Arena (Entries begin at 3 pm)
  • 4 pm, Pie Contest Registration-4-H Building
  • 4:30 pm, Pie Contest begins with Auction to follow
  • 5 pm, Rowdee Valentine Grease Pig Contest-Arena
  • 5 pm, Logging Arts-Show Arena (Entries Begin at 4:30 pm
  • 6:30 pm Ultimate Canine Show, Children's Stage
  • 6:30 pm, Open Jackpot Cattle Show
  • 7:30 pm, "Sawyer Brown" Nashville Entertainment on Stage
  • 8 pm, Livestock will be released from barns, Prizes for Big Drawing awarded after the show
     

 September 4-November 15, 2014, American Royal, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO.For more infomation contact American Royal, 816-221-9800.

  September 7, 2014, Buchanan County livestock Show, Andrew County Fairgrounds.  Beef, swine, sheep, goats, poultry and rabbits, show is open to all 4-H & FFA member in good standing, the sale is open to only 4-H & FFA members in Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton & DeKalb counties.  For more information contact the Buchanan County Extension Office, 816-279-1691. Fair Book.

 Sept. 4-Nov. 16, 2014, American Royal, American Royal Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO. For more information, contact http://www.americanroyal.com/.

 Sept 25- 28, 2014-Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Rodeo & Stock Show, 8707 West Center Road, Suite 101, Omah, NE 68124, 402-554-9600 4-H Stock Show, Market Beef DNA due in Extension Offices, April 15th; to Ak-Sar-Ben Office by April 21st.  Market Lamb, Swine, Meat Goat and Feeder Calves to Extension Office fy June 15 & to Ak-Sar-Ben Office by June 20th.  Entry into Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show by August 11 to Extension Office & August 15, on-line & hard copy to Ak-Sar-Ben Office.  For more information contact Bud Beedle, Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show Director, 402-554-9600, ext 111 or beedlep@aksarben.org.

October 2014

September 4-November 15, 2014, American Royal, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO.For more infomation contact American Royal, 816-221-9800.

 November 2014

 Nov. 8-21, 2014,  North American International Livestock Exposition, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY. For more inforamtion, contact  http://www.livestockexpo.org/Default.aspx.

September 4-November 15, 2014, American Royal, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO.For more infomation contact American Royal, 816-221-9800.

January 2015

Jan. 10-25, 2015,  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. 16-Feb. 7, 2015, 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 http://www.fwssr.com/